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Clicks-bait: EFF MP’s new parole probe

Kenny Motsamai, a parolee who is also an EFF MP, could be sent back to jail if correctional services finds he violated his parole conditions

EFF MPs to be investigated for disrupting parliamentary proceedings

Under the spotlight will be the Economic Freedom Fighters’ behaviour at the State of the Nation address and during the public enterprise department’s budget speech

Legalising the cannabis economy takes a Covid-19 hit

The lockdown has prevented public consultations and parliamentary committee meetings on the commercial use of marijuana and hemp

Covid-19: An opportunity to reform the educational landscape

Policymakers and pundits, however, must ensure novel solutions do not exacerbate the inequalities of the South African education system

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

Can-do people achieve despite the odds

Our final freedom is the choice we make in our attitude to difficult circumstances — as the stories of 16 exceptional teachers show

South Africa must have a stake in artificial intelligence technology

The country needs an institute that will be a conduit for AI knowledge to industry, society and government

Preparing graduates for the workplace

Imbuing students with entrepreneurial thinking can also provide value to the larger economy

Dear EFF, it’s time for radical renewable transformation

The party’s vision for Eskom seems to be one designed to benefit vested interests rather than the greater good

Are young South Africans set up for failure?

With 7.9-million young South Africans out of work or with very little education or training opportunities, who looks out for their aspirations?

Floods in Ireland: A postcard from the edge of the climate crisis

It seems that politicians aren’t paying attention to the floods, fires and droughts spinning our world out of control

Basic literacy: reading comes before coding

Teaching coding in primary school could increase inequality if other skills are not prioritised

Tito’s pot-luck budget speech

We are in deep shit, but there’s some good news – and, of course, another missed opportunity to do the right thing

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

DA’s Moodey joins leadership race

The head of the Democratic Alliance in Gauteng says he wants to take his experience to the national level

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