May 10, 2022

Constitutional term limits for Zondo and Ramaphosa could be SA’s unforeseen saving grace

By: Stef Terblanche South Africa’s new Chief Justice, Judge Raymond Zondo, will fill this position for two years only before he will have to retire. That […]
May 9, 2022

The role of trade unions in upholding human rights in the workplace, South Africa

By: Lizzy Ofusori Introduction Trade unions are associations of employees struggling collectively for enhanced operational circumstances for their members. A trade union’s most important aim is […]
May 9, 2022

Workers’ Right matter: Here is why

By: Nneka Akwu For decades, workers in South Africa have been exploited at different levels. During the Apartheid period, employers thrived on cheap labour. Most workers […]
May 6, 2022

Strengthening social protection mechanism for women in the informal sector in the post covid-19 era in South Africa.

By: Adebimpe Ofusori Covid-19 is an infectious disease also known as corona virus disease. This disease was first discovered in Wuhan, China in the year 2019. […]
May 4, 2022

South Africa, as a nation, we can fix ourselves

If we, as citizens, do not mobilise ourselves and do our part, we will be contributing to the decay we see crippling our social fabric and […]
April 28, 2022

Twenty Eight Years of Freedom: For Whom Does the Bells Toll?

By Sanusha Naidu I was recently asked by a university based radio station to comment on the significance of April 27. As I began to reflect […]
April 27, 2022

28-year-old democracy with a very long way to go

    By Yanga Malotana   South Africa celebrates Freedom Month in April to mark the country’s transition from the oppressive apartheid regime to a free […]
April 20, 2022

Will the ANC solve its cash problem at democracy’s expense?

By: Steven Friedman SOUTH African democracy is weakened by money’s influence on politics. But the governing party now has a plan to make the problem worse […]
April 19, 2022

Is SA’s democracy still safe and secure after decades of tumultuous events?

By: Stef Terblanche As we emerge from one tumultuous event after the other with more being put on our collective plate with each passing day, we […]
April 14, 2022

The Relevance of Freedom Charter against the Backdrop of Xenophobic Violence on African Migrants in South Africa.

By: Norah Msuya Over the years, South Africa has seen a spate of xenophobic clashes between locals and African Migrants. The worst episode took place in […]
April 12, 2022

Protecting the rights of migrant women entrepreneurs in the informal sector

By: Maria Goyayi With intra Africa female migration on the rise in recent years, much concern needs to be placed on the experiences of migrant women. […]
April 11, 2022

Freedom Charter: Why it is still relevant to contemporary South Africa

By: Obalade Adefemi Apartheid is a practice of institutionalised racial discrimination that subsisted in South Africa over the period 1948 to early the 1990s. Following decades […]
April 5, 2022

The Zondo Commission Reports: Lessons for the South Africans

By: Dr. Nneka Akwu Zondo’s commission or state capture commission of inquiry was set up by the former South African President, Jacob Zuma, among other things, […]
April 5, 2022

Making South Africa’s domestic violence law protect GBV survivors. What needs to be done

By: Lizzy Ofusori Introduction Violence directed against an individual based on gender is known as ‘Gender-based violence’ (GBV). Both men and women experience GBV; however, statistics […]
April 4, 2022

Why human rights in South Africa have become inaccessible: here is why

By: Adebimpe Ofusori The community of Sharpeville and Langa townships on 21 march 1960 joined other community to protest against pass laws. During this period, the […]
April 1, 2022

Socioeconomic rights and citizens expectations: the missing link

By: Dr. Olusola Bodede Socioeconomic rights are the rights that enable people enjoy basic necessities to ensure a dignified life. In most cases, the government, organizations, […]
March 30, 2022

The implosion of democracy or an evolving pseudo formation?

By: Sanusha Naidu Recently a colleague and I were debating the age-old adage that democracies do not go to war with each other. We were trying to […]
March 23, 2022

Human Rights Still Matter in South Africa

South Africa is facing several crossroads on multiple fronts. One of these crossroads is human rights and how ordinary citizens, including migrants, access them. For the first twenty-six […]
March 17, 2022

SA subjected to myths and scapegoating instead of confronting our realities head on

By: Stef Terblanche Politicised fear and resentment have once again become a major force in global political and economic discourses, fuelling the dangerous phenomena of blame […]
March 16, 2022

Judicial Service Commission and Its Role in Promoting Political Accountability in SA.

By: Norah Hashim Msuya One of many significant changes which have been done by the South African democratic Constitution in the Judiciary is how judges are […]