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Black bosses, please lead us well

We need to do better to create compatible workplaces for black employees

The Portfolio: Tommy Busakhwe

Photographer Tommy Busakhwe, a participant in the Communities of the Kalahari Advocacy Project, uses his camera to tell stories of home, land and the people who live and work on it

Covid-19 could have an effect on labour law

Identifying three possible disputes that may be a real issue in South Africa

Gig workers are at the front line of pandemic

There is evidence that platform workers worldwide have unfair work conditions and lack benefits and protections afforded to employees

Social entrepreneurship means business

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

The urgency of rethinking education — for Africa and the world

We need to re-evaluate the purpose and delivery of learning, so that all citizens are equipped to face the challenges of the 21st century, among them fighting climate change and adapting to technological disruption

Purpose, profit and progress

Studying further doesn’t have to mean academia — exploring the TVET option may yield good results

The manifestation of climate injustice

Following the new UN report on climate change and agricultural land use, how will climate change affect communities in informal urban areas

Growing a sustainable future

The University of Johannesburg’s new MBA will be helping South Africans build small businesses that create jobs

Coloured execs battle to get to the top

Research suggests that a complex crisis of identity is at the heart of the problem

The future of work we want

The world of work is changing and with it inequalities will be exacerbated unless a social agenda is in place and education institutions gear up

SA would do well to follow the German education model

Today, on leaving school, more than 50% of Germans enter dual vocational education and training programmes as they make their way into the job market

The flagship projects of the National Lotteries Commission

Grants have been allocated to a range of nongovernmental and other organisations

Foundation helps college graduates to become artisan entrepreneurs

Investing in the Future Youth Development Award. Runner-up: Second Chance SA Foundation

Ramaphosa: Laws, policies must open South Africa up to investors

Germany has more than 600 companies operating in South Africa, providing more than 100 000 jobs

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Four children died at Pretoria sites in just two weeks, but companies deny they’re to blame

Koko claims bias before Zondo commission

In a lawyer’s letter, the former Eskom chief executive says the commission is not being fair to him

ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

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World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story