Latest articles on Happiness

Why South Africa is sad – and getting sadder

War-torn Somalia spent more than two decades without a working Parliament, so why are Somalis happier than South Africans?

New ways of living give humanity a glimpse of a healthier and happier world

Political systems and profit motives make the world go round, but alternative thinking could turn the earth on its axis.

Any takers for minister of joy in SA?

Government's services and policies are crucial, as evidenced by the UAE's appointment of its first-ever minister of state for happiness.

Laughing all the way to happiness

Bill Gee has turned aerobic laughter into a science, offering dedicated wellbeing programmes at his Happiness University in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Forget your GDP, come on get happy

Bhutan shows us how to find a balance between development and a broader sense of wellbeing.

Happiness: how to find it

When we learn that household incomes have fallen for the first time in a generation, that radiation levels are rising in the seas off Japan.

The art of making happiness

Urban fantasy writer <b>Lauren Beukes</b>, author of Moxyland and Zoo City, dives into 2015 to find an artist that just wants to make us all smile.

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White men still rule and earn more

Women and black people occupy only a few seats at the JSE table, the latest PwC report has found

The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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