Arab Spring

Hosni Mubarak is dead, but the Egypt he built is alive and well

Despite the efforts of the Arab Spring, Egypt is still led by a military dictatorship made in Mubarak’s image

How China could solve its Hong Kong problem

The way university management handled the #FeesMustFall demonstrations offers some lessons for the Beijing administration

The slow-motion assassination of Mohamed Morsi

Morsi was often kept in solitary confinement, while struggling with both diabetes and high blood pressure

It’s too early to celebrate

People power can break a dictatorship – but what comes next?

Algeria, Sudan, Libya: Revolutions are hard — and unpredictable

While celebrating people power in Algeria and Sudan, remember that revolutions are arduous and unpredictable

Youth is Africa’s prime challenge – but it could be an asset

Africa’s population growth will cause most countries to become younger, a trend that will occur at the same time as the rest of the world ages

Digitalisation has reduced the costs of doing business in public, private sectors

Technology provides African governments with new, efficient ways to deliver services

Active citizenship, a social contract, Islam and democracy in Egypt

Since the Arab Spring, Egypt's fledgling democracy has regressed. Now the country needs a new social contract

Tunisians are back on the streets seven years after the Jasmine Revolution

A struggling economy has forced the country to seek a USD$2.9 billion loan from the IMF, on condition that Tunisia lowered public expenditure

Why South Africans should be worried by ANC talk of a ‘colour revolution’

South Africa's governing party is invoking concepts and emulating strategies first developed by authoritarian regimes in Eurasia

Arab Spring should be a model for #FeesMustFall movement

It is crucial that the student movement also aims its firepower at failures by the current government, or it will keep deflecting responsibility.

We need careful political work over the long haul

The primary structures and ideologies of domination are deeply entrenched at all levels.

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Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Slice of life: Living her own life again

'It was hard to survive without performance'

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories