Janice Golding

Attacking the West will get Africa nowhere on climate change

First-world financial and technical skills with home-grown know-how can help in the fight to ensure food and water security in sub-Saharan Africa.

Curse of the COP17 cavalcade

The UN's power and sphere of influence can be measured by the impacts of its climate change drive.

Curse of the COP 17 cavalcade

The UN's power and sphere of influence can be measured by the impacts of its climate change drive.

Professionalising NGOs

Conservation NGOs can lead, lobby, facilitate or terminate social and political processes involving nature conservation.

More polish needed if SA is to shine at COP17

Unless there is preparation and relationship building, SA will not shine on the world stage while hosting COP 17.

Live and let braai

In the face of climate change, an alternate strategy for reducing emissions could be to build a responsible food culture.

Can’t see the policy for the trees

That trees fall under two different departments illustrates the need for politics to embrace science.

How green is our Constitution?

The UN declared 2010 the International Year of Biodiversity to encourage action, but South Africa is lagging behind.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.