Civil Society

 
We become fakes when we wear fakes
We become fakes when we wear fakes
In an appallingly tragic incident, a Johannesburg man was shot dead last week for his Rolex. A Rolex that turned out to be fake.
Mandela Day: The next step is social justice
Mandela Day: The next step is social justice
During the 1970s and 1980s, there was a global commitment to end apartheid. Funding for civil society was more generous than it is now. However,...
Citizen participation is essential to change government
Citizen participation is essential to change government
Economist Milton Friedman once remarked that “governments never learn, only people learn’’. He was right. Left to their own devices,...
Civil society in 2019 — the year of redemption and renewal
Civil society in 2019 — the year of redemption and renewal
In 2018, civil society observed a rise in civic activism, a spirited effort by ordinary citizens that challenged the status quo in many ways,...
The goal is to end GBV in its entirety!
The goal is to end GBV in its entirety!
At the end of November 2018, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in conjunction with the Mail & Guardian hosted a Critical Thinking...
Elections and the battles for the soul of civil society
Elections and the battles for the soul of civil society
South Africa will hold its sixth national general elections in May 2019.
‘Targeted crackdown’ on society
‘Targeted crackdown’ on society
A new report claims the Zambian government is harassing and threatening its critics
Parties have a duty to reveal their donors
Parties have a duty to reveal their donors
Over the past two years, civil society has witnessed significant gains in the fight for more transparency about political party private funding....
Our heritage is a successful civil society
Our heritage is a successful civil society
Let’s imagine that aliens visited South Africa in late 1993, abducted a South African and then returned him or her home 25 years later.
Anxiety grows over party funding Bill
Anxiety grows over party funding Bill
Civil society groups fear President Cyril Ramaphosa is being lobbied about not signing the Political Party Funding Bill until after the 2019...
Saftu: Working Class Summit to counter partisan trade unionism
Saftu: Working Class Summit to counter partisan trade unionism
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) says it is confident of its capacity to unite the working class ahead of its summit, which is...
Interdict adds extra fuel to Wentworth residents’ ire
Interdict adds extra fuel to Wentworth residents’ ire
Wentworth residents who have been banned from protesting outside Engen’s Durban refinery by the high court have vowed to continue with their...

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