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Civil society in 2019 — the year of redemption and renewal
Civil society in 2019 — the year of redemption and renewal
In 2018, civil society observed a rise in civic activism, a spirited effort by ordinary citizens that challenged the status quo in many ways,...
Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs
Successful HIV treatment create health problems by contaminating water with ARVs
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of World Aids Day. South Africa has made great strides towards the global 90-90-90 targets (90% of adults living...
Education analysis misses the mark
Education analysis misses the mark
A recent comment piece published in the Mail & Guardian (“Basic education is failing the economy”)...
NIHSS awards scholarships to more than 600 doctoral students
NIHSS awards scholarships to more than 600 doctoral students
The National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) was founded in 2013 against a backdrop of a decline in teaching and research...
Odds stacked against Cyril’s stimulus offer
Odds stacked against Cyril’s stimulus offer
On September 21, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a stimulus package to resuscitate South Africa’s ailing economy. Its major components are...
Nafcoc angry at being ignored on small business input
Nafcoc angry at being ignored on small business input
The president of the National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Nafcoc), Lawrence Mavundla, has criticised the small business...
Dark clouds gather over jobs summit
Dark clouds gather over jobs summit
Labour federation Cosatu has called for a review of the National Development Plan (NDP), which it believes is bound to fall short of its development targets....
Investment barriers are problem No 1
Investment barriers are problem No 1
Foreign direct investment (FDI), which generally refers to an investment by a firm or an individual in a business in another country, is vital for...
Sithembile Mbete
Sithembile Mbete
"I’ve always enjoyed teaching. Apparently, one of the things I tried to do when I was about six or seven years old was to teach my little brother...
Rural areas need change of mind-set
Rural areas need change of mind-set
Municipalities are constantly in the news for the wrong reasons and are clearly nowhere near playing the developmental role envisaged in the...
Ministers lose firing power
Ministers lose firing power
The lekgotla also discussed strengthening the presidency, with an emphasis on reinforcing its planning capacity.
The future of ICT is in Gauteng's classrooms
The future of ICT is in Gauteng's classrooms
One of the biggest perks of the “Classrooms of the Future” project by the Gauteng department of education (GDE), jokes the principal of one of...

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