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 […]
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, […]