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Prune curricula to promote new learning
Prune curricula to promote new learning
It was Claus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, who coined the term fourth industrial revolution (4IR). I prefer not to use the term...
C-Suites and Business 4.0 helps businesses prepare for 4IR
C-Suites and Business 4.0 helps businesses prepare for 4IR
"While the fear is that millions of jobs will disappear as a result of more automated and machine-intelligent processes, this is an opportunity to...
A school secured what leaders couldn’t: A negotiated truce
A school secured what leaders couldn’t: A negotiated truce
On September 18, Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech in Parliament about the recent xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg mentioned one act of hope: how a...
WEF on Africa did act on calls for action
WEF on Africa did act on calls for action
The head of Africa at the World Economic Forum, Elsie Kanza, said the WEF on Africa is built around two ideas — inclusion and growth: “But...
Repairing ecosystems is costly, but doing nothing is criminal
Repairing ecosystems is costly, but doing nothing is criminal
Biodiversity loss, water crises, alien invasive plants and climate change remain the top concerns of the World Economic Forum. It is more urgent...
Activists plan Sandton shutdown in protest of gender-based violence
Activists plan Sandton shutdown in protest of gender-based violence
Gender rights activists will embark on a ‘Shutdown Sandton’ campaign on Friday in an effort to highlight business’s complicity in gender...
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South Africa’s long-term plan for dealing with gender-based violence requires funding and detailed data to be effective
Platitudes and short-term plans
Platitudes and short-term plans
Slogans, speeches, tweets, marches and summits. Government has done a lot to be seen to be doing something about the assault on women.But a woman...
EDITORIAL: Lead us out of this deathly silence
EDITORIAL: Lead us out of this deathly silence
‘The pain that our women are feeling is an immediate pain — it cannot be postponed.” So said President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday...
Now is the time of monsters
Now is the time of monsters
Water cannons and stun grenades were used outside of the World Economic Forum Africa (WEFAfrica) meeting in Cape Town this week against womxn...
Protesters outside Parliament demand action on femicide, not just words
Protesters outside Parliament demand action on femicide, not just words
Ongoing protests against femicide and gender-based violence have forced President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government to relook laws on how convicted...
Skills deficit undermines 4IR promises
Skills deficit undermines 4IR promises
Pattern recognition: we are all born with it. It is how we learn language, how we survive, how we make sense of the world. Without this mania for...

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