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Recommendations for a nation in crisis

South Africa lacks rigorous implementation of its many, well-designed policies and plans

When education is neglected, there can be no progress

Development cannot be achieved unless we achieve universal access to education

Political interference mounts over SABC retrenchments

The SABC says it needs to cut R700-million to survive. But senior politicians have allegedly interfered to stop retrenchments from proceeding

Police brutality is government policy

For 20 years ministers in charge of the police have been telling them to beat up or kill criminals

Education is a political and ethical matter

Knowing the learners and teachers and what they need is essential to reform in the school system

Let’s go back to the NDP

To improve the South African economy, we need to institute practical measures to effect change

A decade to achieve Vision 2030

The new year marks the countdown to reaching the goals set out in the development plan for the country

We must invest in technical colleges

An outdated national development plan will help sink South Africa’s economic prospects if youth development is not prioritised

The DBSA finances climate-friendly infrastructure

The bank manages the design and construction of key projects in education, health, housing and renewable energy

Pre-grade R is on the timetable

The National Development Plan wants children to go to school earlier. Will the country’s provinces be ready to meet the start date in 2024?

Just implementing existing plans will mark a ‘revolution’ in the state — Patel

The minister wants smart policy and private sector partnership as central to industrial strategy. Will government have the discipline to implement it?

‘Dream big,’ Ramaphosa urges South Africans in Sona speech

President’s address dusts off dormant national development plan, making an aspirational plea, tempered with South Africa’s dire economic reality

Youth want to farm, but not as slave labour

Millions are interested in agriculture, but stigma and low wages drive them to greener pastures

ANC should stop recycling old ideas

Who comes first: the country or the party? Last week’s lekgotla provided a disturbing answer

ARCHIVES: SA economy is stuck in the political mud

The ANC can’t take hard decisions about the economy and other parties don’t need to because they won’t win

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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

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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

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