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​‘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

Good roads need safety campaigns that change public’s behaviour

South Africa has one of the world’s worst records of road deaths. For every 100 000 people, 30 will die on our roads this year.

Sharing the responsibility for SA’s children

Comment by Rosalie September, the chief director of monitoring and evaluation with the department of women, children, and people with disabilities.

Make 16 days of activism happen everyday

Comment by Kone Gugushe, the divisional executive for Corporate Social Responsibility at Nedbank.

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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