Latest articles on Black Middle Class

When entrepreneurship self-help isn’t enough

By presenting poverty as a choice, self-help books fail to address social inequality

Kwesta’s snapshot of home

Overtly reflective and intensely rousing, the visuals for ‘Spirit’ serve as far more than just a music video

State capture fails the black middle class

The skills gained in public institutions should be providing a springboard into the private sector

It’s not black and white in SA – it’s the working classes and the middle classes

Politicians need to take heed of the protest of August 3 – when the black bourgeoisie rebelled.

Letters to the editor: May 27 to June 2 2016

Readers write in about the black middle class, and food parcels.

Class divisions multiply, but don’t add up

We like putting people into their little boxes, but South Africans are way too tricksy to stay put, writes Rebecca Davis.

Letters to the editor: April 29 to May 5 2016

Readers write in about Jeff Rudin and race, the immaculate conception, the use of the word 'marijuana' instead of 'dagga', and the use of expletives.

SA’s ferocious fast food appetite

In the face of waning incomes, rising food prices and a weak and volatile currency, the takeaway market is growing.

ANC woos black middle class

Ahead of local government elections the party is calling on a team of professionals and academics to help it regain votes in Gauteng.

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Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

Press Releases

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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