September 17, 2020

Coping With Covid-19: surviving, striving and thriving: women resilience in navigating covid-19 challenges

By: Dr. Adebimpe Esther Ofusori   COVID-19 pandemic had a major impact on the health and well-being of many in South Africa. As at the time […]
September 16, 2020

Comparing the economic impact of the 2008 global recession and Covid-19 on South Africa and finding new pathways for recovery.

By: Jason Musyoka There are ongoing conversations on how the economic impact of Covid-19 compare`s with the 2008 global recession. From the beginning of the Covid-19 […]
September 16, 2020

Corruption, factional battles will change the ANC and the overall political landscape

By: Stef Terblanche The governing African National Congress (ANC) is now firmly established as the political party in South Africa most associated with corruption. After all, […]
September 15, 2020

Out Of Africa: South Africa’s Covid-19 Response Ignores The Rest Of The Continent

  By: Steven Friedman In global Covid-19 statistics, South Africa is in Africa. In the minds of the government, its scientific advisors and much of the […]
September 15, 2020

A Narrow Focus on Corruption Benefits Insiders and the Deep Establishment

By: Aubrey Matshiqi, Yanis Varoufakis, the former Greek finance minister, writes in the book, Adults in the Room: My Battle with the European and American Deep […]
September 3, 2020

A three-legged elephant cannot outrun corruption

By: Aubrey Matshiqi In February 2018, Jacob Zuma resigned as president of the Republic of South Africa. He was forced to step down by his party, […]
September 2, 2020

Women in leadership: Political spaces

  My name is Nicole Graham. I am an Executive Committee Councillor in the eThekwini Council and the leader of the DA Caucus in the city. […]
August 30, 2020

Intokozo FM community radio station

Sinegugu Faith Ngidi 24 years old from Umlazi AA section. She is a show host at Intokozo 101.2 FM Community Radio station based at Umlazi Megacity […]
August 30, 2020

Covidpreneurship: From corruption to rebuilding legitimacy and trust in our political leadership

By: Dr. Paul Kariuki The recent exposé of massive misappropriation of the Covid-19 funds allocated for relief was a disturbing revelation to the nation. It was […]
August 30, 2020

Partnering with communities to participate in local governance

Nontando Zintle Ngamlana: Executive Director; Afesis-corplan Afesis (meaning liberation in Greek spelt with a ‘ph’) and corplan shortened from Community, Research and Planning is an East […]
August 29, 2020

Building communities through art and craft

  Buhlebuyeza Motsemme: Founding member of Teranga Azania Crafters Association and Mamane Jali Foundation My name is Buhlebuyeza Motsemme. I am a self-motivated young woman with […]
August 27, 2020

Empowering communities, young people and women through the media

Thandeka Ngobese is the Station Manager for one prominent community radio station in KZN, Inanda 88.4 FM. The station is broadcasting programmes that deal with the […]
August 26, 2020

Inspiring women and gender equality through research

Thobeka Khubisa is the founder of the Thobeka Khubisa Foundation NPC DDP partner. The Thobeka Khubisa Foundation NPC is a women-only led organization whose vision it […]
August 26, 2020

Fostering youth leadership and advocacy

Nomali Mandy Chili is a member of Ubuhle Bentsha Development Centre An NPO which works to create and implement holistically developing programmes for children, youth and […]
August 24, 2020

No More Shuffling: The Time for Exceptionalism is Putting People First

By: Sanusha Naidu Introduction “When the blood in your veins returns to the sea , and the earth in your bones returns to the ground , […]
August 21, 2020

Strategies of Resistance By Women: Then and Now

By: Bonolo Makgale Introduction The late Toni Morrison once remarked that “black women were armed, black women were dangerous and the less money they had the […]
August 20, 2020

Politicians in the ANC and the DA must be loyal to that which is noble about the will of the people

By: Aubrey Matshiqi In April and May this year, the Democratic Alliance (DA) was supposed to hold its Policy Conference and elective congress, both of which […]
August 18, 2020

Lessons from the government’s free Covid-19 ride

By: Prof Steven Friedman VOTING rules and the latest governance fads do not make governments account to their citizens – only citizens can do that. South […]
August 17, 2020

Why South Africa’s black middle-class matters in the Covid-19 milieu

By: Dr. Jason Musyoka The limits of economic activities imposed by the South African government has taken toll not just on businesses, but also on households. […]
August 17, 2020

Covid corruption will alter our electoral politics

By: Imraan Buccus It came as no surprise, since we are in a pandemic, that the government introduced relaxed emergency public procurement measures for personal protective […]