July 4, 2022

The urgency of socio-economic Development in the wake of rising costs of living in South Africa

By: Olusola Bodede The cost of living in South Africa is on a steady increase. As South Africans grapple with the current reality, the South African […]
July 1, 2022

Why citizen’s political Participation matters in deepening democratic activities in South Africa

By: Nneka Akwu Citizens and politics are two inseparable words in a democratic environment. The first South African democratic election was held in April 1994 under […]
June 30, 2022

Why Mandela Day matters today? Its implications on existing Political culture in South Africa

By: Adebimpe Ofusori Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela also known as Madiba was born on born July 18, 1918, Mvezo, South Africa. He was a Black nationalist who […]
June 27, 2022

The role of public service commission in promoting political accountability in SA

By: Maria Goyayi One of the notable changes in governance brought by the South African democratic constitution is the provision for the establishment an oversight organ […]
June 20, 2022

Central coordination needed for the already myriad of youth job creation and training projects

By: Stef Terblanche June is Youth Month in South Africa, with National Youth Day on June 16 being the high point of this month each year. […]
June 17, 2022

Young women activists in South Africa: Challenges and mitigation strategies

By: Adefemi Obalade To change the world for better requires lot of strategies and commitment. In South Africa, changing the nation requires a proactive disposition. Young, […]
June 16, 2022

Democracy in South Africa is futile without youth participation & inclusion

  It has been just over 45 years since the 1976 Soweto Uprising – an integral moment in the call for democracy in an apartheid led […]
June 16, 2022

Labour market reform can lessen the sting of graduate unemployment in South Africa.

 By: Norah Hashim Msuya Graduate unemployment has increasingly been the topic of research interest as it grows in many counties. In many such contexts, the massification […]
June 15, 2022

Into the future with eyes tightly shut

By: Steven Friedman SOUTH AFRICA’s democracy seems headed for a crisis for which it is not prepared and in which its public debate shows no interest. […]
June 9, 2022

Investing in digital skills to unleash Africa’s digital entrepreneurship and innovation potential

By: Lizzy Ofusori Introduction Digital skills are the proficiencies required to operate digital devices, communication applications, and networks to administer and utilise information. This ranges from […]
June 6, 2022

Skills Development and Youth Unemployment: Where is the Missing Point?

By: Olusola Bodede Youth’s unemployment in South Africa has been put at staggering 66.5% and education and skill acquisition has been viewed by many as a […]
June 6, 2022

Addressing youth unemployment in South Africa: why the private sector must play a role

By: Adebimpe Ofusori The unemployment rate in South Africa has been exceptionally high in the resent times. According to statistics agency, there is a steady increase […]
June 3, 2022

Mobilizing emerging youth politicians towards promoting ethical leadership in the public sector

By: Nneka Akwu As the South African youths are now becoming relevant in the political space, there is urgent need for proper guidance in order to […]
June 3, 2022

Why tackling graduate unemployment in SA is important for post-covid19 economic recovery

By: Maria Goyayi South Africa has long been facing the challenge of unemployment, particularly youth unemployment. Youth unemployment has persistently remained the highest irrespective of their […]
May 26, 2022

Is Democracy the Problem? Or has its Inception of Liberal Democracy reached an Inflection Point?

By: Sanusha Naidu I was recently invited to reflect on President Joe Biden’s Democracy Summit that took place in  December 2021. As I was preparing my […]
May 18, 2022

Why workers’ rights in post-pandemic need to be protected.

By: Norah Msuya The Covid 19 Pandemic has placed many fundamental rights of workers at greater risk as South Africa faces increases in poverty, inequality and […]
May 16, 2022

Democracy is in trouble – and the people are not to blame

By: Steven Friedman SOUTH AFRICA’s complaining classes – just about everyone in the national debate – may be surprised to learn that, by world standards, this […]
May 16, 2022

African migrants rights and contemporary South Africa: why they matter

By: Adefemi Obalade Over the years, migration has been an ongoing activity among the human race. As of July 2020, South Africa had the highest number […]
May 16, 2022

Labour law must support migrant entrepreneurship in South Africa

By: Olusola Bodede The major determinant of migration is basically in search of job and better wages. Africa has witnessed, to a large extent, intra-regional migration […]
May 11, 2022

Addressing barriers to accessing South Africa’s labor market by refugees and asylum seekers

 By: Maria Goyayi Access to the labour market by refugees and asylum-seekers remains a contentious issue in South Africa. The employment of those seeking to legalise […]