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Calls for climate change to top DA policy conference agenda

Some people in the Democratic Alliance apparently have a narrow view of what sustainability means, but voters are concerned about the climate crisis

The state must prioritise a residential housing construction programme

This will help boost the economy, create jobs and give people decent housing, which is a basic right

F1 flirts with a return to SA

Motosport’s top competition is dropping hints of coming back, but would we want this to happen?

Preparing graduates for the workplace

Imbuing students with entrepreneurial thinking can also provide value to the larger economy

Young people must help design a youth employment plan

A six-point plan will help to drive the president’s youth employment intervention but it is essential that the experiences of young people are prioritised in its design and delivery

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

The fable of SA’s special economic zones

The country is being pushed to develop more SEZs. But is this a viable strategy, given unemployment and ‘deglobalisation’?

To silence Africa’s guns, empower its youth

It may be impossible to end the cycle of conflict in various countries on the continent without creating jobs for young people

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

Formulate workable solutions to create and protect jobs

Laws must bring an end to workers’ exploitation

READ IN FULL: President Ramaphosa’s announcement of the economic stimulus package

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the highly-anticipated economic stimulus and recovery plan on Friday

READ IN FULL: President Ramaphosa’s announcement on land expropriation, job creation

'The Lekgotla focused on a number of issues, including the current status of our economy, job creation and land reform'

Eastern Cape’s economy is growing

The Special Economic Zones have created thousands of jobs

Ramaphosa: South Africa is open for investment

Ramaphosa also reiterated the ANC’s adoption of a resolution to expropriate land without compensation.

Hundreds of cities bid to become home to second Amazon HQ

Amazon said this week it had received 238 pitches from places across North America vying to be home to its second headquarters.

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FNB dragged into bribery claims

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Tighter Covid restrictions for N. Mandela Bay — other hotspots may follow

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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

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa