Vukani Mde

Vukani Mde is a founder and partner at LEFTHOOK, a Johannesburg-based research and strategy consultancy.

No justice yet for Viwe Dalingozi

The wheels of justice rolled once more in the murder case against the boyfriend who allegedly set her on fire — only for it to be postponed again

The war on women doesn’t stop

The murder of Precious Ramabulana was brutal and shocking, but it is not unique. This is us now

Witnesses could help get justice for Viwe

After initially overlooking key witnesses in one of the most horrific murder cases in South Africa, the state has brought them in to speak up

Viwe Dalingozi burned to death.  Will she get justice?

In the first part of a series, the Mail & Guardian tells the story of her violent death, a botched investigation and her family’s quest for justice

A necessary bitter aloe to swallow

Tito Mboweni’s budget could pit the ANC against significant members of its constituency

Ramaphosa searches for a little light

He needs to keep the power on to woo voters with the ANC’s achievements since 1994

Forget Sona, the main act is May

Popular support is crucial for the president in this election. If the ANC loses seats, Ramaphosa is in peril; if the party gains voters, he’s safe

We colluded in our land dispossession

Like Lekota, Agrizzi has revealed a dreadful truth — we gave away the state for measly trinkets

Pro-Cyril voting advice panics DA

Instead of trying to reap voters from an imagined ANC split, it should look to young voters instead

Cheated, we turn to a superhero

South Africa has descended into a hell and we are pinning our hopes on Shamila Batohi to rescue us

ANC misses chance to tell its own story

The party should have placed itself first in the queue to give evidence at the Zondo commission

Cyril can’t lose the wicked trio – yet

The president needs to consolidate his position and can only make his moves after the 2019 elections

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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