African Leaders

Moral leadership is essential for curbing corruption

The term ‘corruption’ is a convenient scapegoat that leaders deploy to mask their moral failings. Instead, they should re-evaluate their personal ethics

To silence Africa’s guns, empower its youth

It may be impossible to end the cycle of conflict in various countries on the continent without creating jobs for young people

Africa’s  ‘dinosaurs’ are dying out

Countries in political transition have very little time in which to deliver socioeconomic and political change

What might an African language of governance sound and look like?

At front and centre need to be the insights, knowledge and expertise of Southern scholarship on Africa.

Namibia’s leader wins Mo Ibrahim African leadership prize

The outgoing president is only the fourth winner of the $5-million annual prize, which recognises African leaders who have developed their countries.

Until death do us part from power

Obama may struggle to persuade African leaders to step down timeously at leadership summit.

The Hague ‘targets Africa’

Leaders push for 'local' solutions to prevent the judicial system from preying on the weak. "All the statistics show only Africa is targeted."

The bridesmaid of Timbuktu

The griots adjusted their robes and began some leg stretches in anticipation of the tremendous leaps they would soon be performing.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world