poverty

 
A million children can’t attend creche
A million children can’t attend creche
About 1.1-million children aged between three and five in South Africa do not attend an early childhood learning programme. Most of these children...
Beyond baobabble, toil & trouble
Beyond baobabble, toil & trouble
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, no doubt frustrated at the somnolence of the economy and a noticeable lack of ideas to regenerate it, last week...
R13bn state jobs project heads to court
R13bn state jobs project heads to court
As the department of co-operative governance tries to iron out the kinks in its Community Work Programme, the flaws in the CWP will be under...
Skills deficit undermines 4IR promises
Skills deficit undermines 4IR promises
Pattern recognition: we are all born with it. It is how we learn language, how we survive, how we make sense of the world. Without this mania for...
When entrepreneurship self-help isn’t enough
When entrepreneurship self-help isn’t enough
By presenting poverty as a choice out of which it is possible to claw your way through sheer willpower, self-help books fail to address...
Listen to the voices of women with disabilities
Listen to the voices of women with disabilities
Why, oh why are we so obsessed with squashing human beings into little boxes? A gender box: male or female. A race box: black or white. An income...
Include indigenous knowledge and cultures in the curriculum to improve health
Include indigenous knowledge and cultures in the curriculum to improve health
Much has been written about the links between education and health, highlighting education as a social determinant of health. Such discussions...
We become fakes when we wear fakes
We become fakes when we wear fakes
In an appallingly tragic incident, a Johannesburg man was shot dead last week for his Rolex. A Rolex that turned out to be fake.
Why Africans can’t move freely within their own continent
Why Africans can’t move freely within their own continent
On the 21 March 2018, African leaders took the first step in the long walk to fulfilling the historic mission of uniting the continent by signing...
Bare minimum is just not enough
Bare minimum is just not enough
Sarah Rabotapi once viewed the logo of the Community Work Programme (CWP) on the right shoulder of her orange overalls as a promise of a better...
Support African women working in agriculture
Support African women working in agriculture
As South Africa commemorates Women’s Month, the country will reflect on the progress made in achieving gender equality and main-streaming the...
Young South Africans to lead the revolution
Young South Africans to lead the revolution
In 2005, I appeared in the inaugural edition of the Mail & Guardian’s 100 Young South Africans. As a reward for this achievement, I was...

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