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 […]
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 […]