The Change Starts Now project, which is backed by billionaires and fronted by former banker Roger Jardine, is a top-down attempt by powerful people to win political clout
Teacher fears for his life after blowing the whistle for a second time a decade later
Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has said that a way to help solve the unemployment crisis is to give small businesses breathing room
During a webinar on Wednesday evening, the former finance minister said the country needs a stronger social compact and a more detailed recovery plan
The rich have a security blanket. The poorest have extended government assistance. But for South Africa’s middle class, there is little in the way of financial support during the Covid-19 lockdown. Lester Kiewit spoke to one family who are choosing between food, electricity and bond repayments
New research shows that these private institutions fulfil a vital role in SA’s education system.
Poor performance in public schools is likely to accelerate the growth of private education.
Good-quality state education is a basic right enshrined in the Constitution.
The Centre for Development and Enterprise is exploring the option of cultivating contract schools to boost the education system in South Africa.
Sadtu’s call to members to examine their role in delivering education is a sea change in attitude.
A new reveals Centre for Development and Enterprise report shows severe issues in the education, experience and management of teachers.
State capacity and coherent economic policy have emerged as two of the key issues if South Africa’s global competitiveness is to improve.
High economic growth rates will not be possible without reviewing immigration policy, report says.
Job-creation programmes aimed at the youth in South Africa’s three largest metropolitan areas are not working, according to a new report.
The Centre for Development and Enterprise is calling for a commission of inquiry into xenophobic violence that killed more than 60 people in SA.
Land reform needs to make its beneficiaries and the country better off. Little is gained in the long run if justice turns out to be purely symbolic, leaves people poorer or even aggravates grievances. So it’s worrying that, as the director general of land affairs is reported to have said, at least 50% of government land-reform projects have failed to make their beneficiaries permanently better off.
In its second major report on land restitution issues in three years, the Centre for Development and Enterprise think tank argues that the country faces a worse situation than the challenges described in 2005. It says the country is looking at two likely trajectories with respect to land reform, that of ”nobody wins”, and ”everybody loses”.
A substantial jump in the number of Pentecostal Christians could have a positive impact on South Africa’s social and economic development, the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) said on Wednesday. ”If this rate of growth is maintained, South African Pentecostals will number almost 10-million by 2011, or one-fifth of the population,” the CDE said.