Latest articles on Social Inequality

The NHI could provide a dose of social justice for South Africa

But to do so, it will have to provide genuine universal access to marginalised communities, including refugees and migrants

Why South Africa is the world’s most unequal society

The label is used so often it runs the risk of monotony. A new report sheds light on the full, multidimensional nightmare of South African inequality

The Gates effect: Social entrepreneurship reframes charity

The reality that we cannot continue to ignore is that our social development is imploding our economic growth.

Race reinvented for post-apartheid SA

Two decades since 1994, we’re still stuck in the racial categories of the old regime - a colour-coding of class from which only the rich benefit.

The rainbow is dead – beware the fire, SA

South Africa has been engulfed in a cacophony of contestation as anger bubbles to the surface of our unequal society.

Six things white people have that black people don’t

There’s a reason we can’t just “move on” and get over apartheid. Its effects are still very real for black South Africans, writes Verashni Pillay.

Race is dividing SA – Motlanthe, de Klerk, Rupert

Former presidents FW de Klerk and Kgalema Motlanthe, and business tycoon, Johann Rupert, spoke of race and social inequality at a conference.

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The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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