Sustainable Development Goals

Social protection policies can help to combat Covid-19, and mitigate its effects

The global pandemic has highlighted the importance of national health insurance, mandatory sick leave and unemployment benefits

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

Local governance vital for SDGs

Durban is one of 12 cities – and the first in Africa – to create an action plan for climate change

Migrants a part of local economies

A national migration framework is necessary for the economic inclusion of migrants

Systems thinking, sustainable development and chemical elements

Chemical elements from the perspective of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

Financing the green transition

The financial sector will need to play a leading role in scaling up green initiatives, de-risking projects for investors, and optimising funding costs

Addressing the need for more qualified teachers in the 21st century

South Africa needs more teachers, and they must be able to handle diverse learning situations

The DBSA finances climate-friendly infrastructure

The bank manages the design and construction of key projects in education, health, housing and renewable energy

Africa is weak and vulnerable — but not powerless

Only by working together can the Africa make its voice heard on the international stage

Africans must wake up and act

Only by working together will the countries of the continent make their voices heard on the international stage

Countries fail to reach gender equality goal — report

A report measuring gender equality across 129 countries has found that none of the countries achieved an ‘excellent’ score of 90 out of 100

Life below water from Zanzibar

Advancing science and conservation in the West Indian Ocean

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