Social Cohesion

The hidden evils of “social cohesion”

Bandied around as a panacea, “social cohesion” is actually a way for the elite to dominate citizens by forcing them to repress their differences

David Mabuza faces first questions as deputy president in the National Assembly

The deputy president will be asked about social cohesion, moral regeneration and radical economic transformation

Class and social capital affect university students

People's experiences of accessing and succeeding in higher education are affected by their social standing

State of cohesion in the nation needs to be seriously addressed

If social cohesion is not defined and a social pact not developed, democracy is further undermined and inequality, along racial lines, widens

The climate is ripe for social change

Forget the UN, social justice movements offer the only viable solution to global warming.

Is the ANC still a non-racial party?

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has tackled the issue of social cohesion, but the ANC has fallen far from Nelson Mandela's non-racial vision.

“Enough is a Feast”

There are many approaches to what constitutes social cohesion.

The notion of ‘the other’ may drive violence in SA

Several flaws in the rainbow nation may account for South Africa's frightened communities.

The media inadvertendly promotes violence

Media must report rensponsibly on violence.

Building resilience in communities prevents violence

Social cohesion is both a protection against and a casualty of violence.

How we became a society

Taking the notion of "social cohesion" out of the academic field and into the real world is not as tricky as it seems.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.