In the face of the pandemic, human rights are a necessity — not a luxury

The Covid-19 pandemic is throwing the poor governance of some African countries into sharp relief

Escaping the complexity trap we set ourselves

We have now entered a phase in which increasing complexity is creating a world that no one understands in detail

We need a legitimate and capable state

Political parties must reform themselves, but the responsibility for change belongs to every citizen

The first assessment of African governance by Africans

The state of governance in Africa has improved, with strong gains made in socioeconomic development

Greater co-operation between CoGTA and Gauteng Traditional Leadership

'When unregistered initiation schools are identified they will be closed'

SADC, learn from Algeria how to bring peace and stability

Algeria places a particular premium on the policy of deradicalisation by quelling violent extremism

SA counts cost of poor governance

If investors take a proactive oversight role, capital can be allocated to well-run entities

What might an African language of governance sound and look like?

At front and centre need to be the insights, knowledge and expertise of Southern scholarship on Africa.

Mo Ibrahim Foundation: Deteriorating safety and rule of law have held back progress in African governance

Almost two-thirds of African citizens live in a country in which safety and rule of law have deteriorated in the last 10 years.

North West ANC members cry foul over candidate lists

For the first time since it came to power in 1994, the ANC has registered the highest number of disputes about supposed imposition of candidates.

Wits academics scathing on governance

A recent survey of Wits lecturers has revealed dissatisfaction with governance and salaries, a view new vice-chancellor Adam Habib plans to change.

Consumed by our lust for lost segregation

An odious nostalgia is clearly present when the state protects the market with brutal force, writes Achille Mbembe.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders