Middle Class

Eusebius McKaiser: A letter to us people who live in the suburbs

The Covid-19 lockdown means wealthy citizens must take a long-overdue look at our privilege. Now is the time for cross-class solidarity

Code 300: a game changer for the missing middle

Launched in 2017 to solve the funding challenge faced by the ‘missing middle’ students, ISFAP provides students the funding for their studies.

The future of the middle class is bleak

Cost pressures, stagnant wages and a bleeding economy are pushing many people into poverty

South Africa’s middle class is three salaries away from poverty

"An assessment of middle classes should consider their vulnerability rather than hold a romanticised view"

Don’t blame poverty on the poor

Success is a function of genetic luck, situational luck and hard work.

Mashonisas and the middle class

Loan sharks prop up more wealthy people who live beyond their means and ‘help out’ the poor

​Blade’s puzzle: How to identify ‘missing middle’ students

Bawa said the assumption was that there were about 400  000 students who fell in the “missing middle” category.

Africa doesn’t need foreign aid — it can couple cultural ideals with technology

The continent can build on local-level networks and financial strategies such as stokvels to bring about socioeconomic transformation

Why post apartheid order is only starting two decades on

The old is dying and the new is yet to emerge, but the end of the interregnum is in sight.

It’s not black and white in SA – it’s the working classes and the middle classes

Politicians need to take heed of the protest of August 3 – when the black bourgeoisie rebelled.

SA’s mysterious ‘middle class’

Black diamonds confuse analysis of BEE success or failure.

Income groups: Things are tight around the middle

Median households have not seen much economic progress since 1994 at all.

Latest

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories