Critical Thinking Forum

​‘The current state of basic education should cause outrage’

Take it back to the basics and focus on reading, writing and understanding

We are all partners in the elimination of Gender-Based Violence

The Critical Thinking Forum focused on the higher education sector but it became clear that this is a manifestation of a broader social issue

Ekurhuleni youth make their views heard about their choice to vote or not in 2019

'Youth must focus on the ideal South Africa they would like to live in'

The youth want rapid change, and voting is one way to achieve it

The 2019 election marks the first time that young people will constitute the highest number of voters in South Africa, giving them plenty of power

LGBTIQ+: We all have to do the work!

Changing legislation is one thing – changing people's attitudes is another

100 Years of the Mandela effect

Panel concludes we must learn from Madiba, instead of blaming him for our shortcomings

SANRAL: 20 years of service

Through bursaries, scholarships and working with SMMEs, the roads agency is building a South Africa Mandela would be proud of

GPL speaker calls the youth into solution-directed discussion for a better future

The Youth Sector Parliament debates relevant issues and helps the GPL reach resolutions

Champions of the voiceless

Indispensable role of social workers highlighted at forum

Were the 2016 local government elections the beginning of ‘politics by consent’?

The M&G post-election Critical Thinking Forum considered the scenario South African politics now faces in the aftermath

What do Brexit, Brics and the rise of the Indian Ocean rim economy mean for Africa?

The changing face of international relations reveals a lot of potential for the African continent

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it