Social Justice

Safeguarding social justice in a time of social distance

People who are self-isolating — the middle and upper class, especially — must take care not to endanger other lives in the process. We must all be human to the humans around us

Use African languages to promote learning

The use of English in lectures can alienate and silence students because they feel inadequate

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

Mandela Day: The next step is social justice

It isn’t enough for privileged people to take action for just an hour and seven minutes on July 18

KPMG announces who will get its Gupta earnings

KPMG says it will be distributing the money it earned in fees from Gupta-related entities to civil society organisations

Social justice organisations are not squeaky clean, and we must do better

Following sexual assault allegations at EE, civil society donor Nicolette Naylor sees this is an opportunity to interrogate approaches to sexism

Memoirs of an activist: ‘The real heroes of the HIV struggle are still unknown’

In a new book, Mark Heywood reflects on love, justice and haunting lessons from the past.

Law clinic is fighting for justice in education

A walk-in centre in Khayelitsha is well placed to identify widespread issues and to tackle systemic problems

South Africa has a model Bill of Rights. But it doesn’t seem that way

As South Africa marks Human Rights Day, it's a good time to reflect on the problems it faces in making constitutional rights a reality

We should all be human rights activists

With personal freedoms under attack across Africa, ordinary citizens must defend our rights

Thuli Madonsela takes up social justice chair at Stellenbosch University

The former public protector will take up her position in 2018 after a sabbatical.

​Social justice starts at school

Rules should be drawn up by consensus and should address not only our racist legacy but all kinds of inequality.

Latest

NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders