January 14, 2021

Public participation is crucial to vaccine rollout

By: Dr. Paul Kariuki The coronavirus “second wave” and new, more infectious 501. V2 variant continues to wreak havoc across the world. In SA pressure is […]
January 12, 2021

Drownings in Beitbridge at the Limpopo River: An indictment on our immigration and foreign policy

By: Azwimpheleli Langalanga  Globally, the Christmas season is generally associated with families coming together and breaking bread. This is because of the religious and spiritual significance […]
December 2, 2020

Milnerton residents keen for councillors who put ratepayers over agendas of political parties

By: Mwangi Githathu Cape Town – Tired of councillors who want to put the agenda of their political parties above the interests of ratepayers and constituents, […]
November 27, 2020

Tsakani Maluleke has a very tough job ahead, but she’s up to the task

The incoming auditor-general will need to make bold moves early in her term to stem corruption and other forms of maladministration By: Dr. Paul Kariuki President […]
November 25, 2020

The Year that was – What does 2021 Have in Store for Us?

By: Aubrey Matshiqi Indubitably, 2020 will be remembered for the public health crisis and the social and economic devastation that was wrought by the coronavirus COVID-19. […]
November 25, 2020

Young and Free? The vulnerability of young people in a COVID-19 South Africa

By: Bonolo Makgale   Introduction: “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its […]
November 24, 2020

Webinar Series on 20 years of local municipalities

  On 7 December 2020, South Africa will commemorate 20 years since the establishment of a democratic local government. Municipalities are faced with a number of […]
November 24, 2020

What will happen when the Zuma and Magashule matters intersect?

By: Aubrey Matshiqi In June 2005, President Thabo Mbeki fired Jacob Zuma as deputy president of the Republic. This was in anticipation of corruption charges being […]
November 20, 2020

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Part 1 This three-part Mail & Guardian webinar series was sponsored by the Democracy Development Program (DDP). The first webinar featured Aubrey Matshiqi, Independent Political Analyst; Kavisha Pillay, […]