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Enrich the Rich; Damn the Poor!

Enrich the Rich; Damn the Poor!

Economic policy debate takes us forward only when it focuses on what is needed to…

What makes a great leader?

What makes a great leader?

In December 2014 the Kenyan parliament acrimoniously passed a security amendment bill into law. The…

Confronting individual, institutional and structural racism

Confronting individual, institutional and structural racism

Because of the way in which structural racism normalises white dominance and superiority, it entrenches…

What’s hot for this summer?

What’s hot for this summer?

  Spring/Summer 2016 Converse Counter Climate Sneakers   Well-renowned for their timelessness, innovation and creativity,…

Gabon: The Struggle and Pain for National Autonomy

Gabon: The Struggle and Pain for National Autonomy

It was predictable that the August 27, 2016 presidential elections in Gabon was going to…

South Africa, the Global Immigration Crisis and the Challenge of African Solidarity

South Africa, the Global Immigration Crisis and the Challenge of African Solidarity

People who come because they think that Europe is a prosperous continent... must be escorted…

‘African Solutions to African Problems’: A handicapped doctrine of Africa’s International Relations

‘African Solutions to African Problems’: A handicapped doctrine of Africa’s International Relations

The principle of ‘African Solutions to African Problems’ (ASAP) has dominated the African studies literature.…

Diversity and Culture in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Diversity and Culture in Post-Apartheid South Africa

The partition of Africa stifled diversity and acculturation in the continent – leading to ethnicity,…

“The Judiciary is the conscience of a nation, the guardian of every constitutional democracy!”

“The Judiciary is the conscience of a nation, the guardian of every constitutional democracy!”

An urgent and radical paradigm shift of the prevailing mindset of many African Governments is…

Moving into power is easier said than done

Moving into power is easier said than done

It is often said that things are easier said than done. As an on-looker, it…

How to play against teams that “park the bus”

How to play against teams that “park the bus”

We have all observed in the past few seasons, how many coaches, in both the…

Dr Essop Pahad: “An early ANC elective conference won’t work”

Dr Essop Pahad: “An early ANC elective conference won’t work”

During the course of the week, we saw many headlines that were dominated by the…

Transitional Politics and its Repercussions on Peace and Stability

Transitional Politics and its Repercussions on Peace and Stability

FRELIMO’s unchallenged position has created an elite-based system, which deviates fundamentally from its revolutionary ideology…

Volatility Analysis of the Rand Exchange Rate

Volatility Analysis of the Rand Exchange Rate

South Africa considers the exchange rate as a key macroeconomic policy instrument in relation to…

South Africa’s Foreign Policy for Sale?

South Africa’s Foreign Policy for Sale?

National interest considerations should be there, and need to be recognised upfront. But this should…

Wanted: A New Type of Leadership

Wanted: A New Type of Leadership

Traditional state-centric approaches to dealing with important developments have become obsolete. New conceptual tools and…

The Branch. The Base from which to forge Unity in Action

The Branch. The Base from which to forge Unity in Action

If our branches are drained of moral and political content, they will simply become compliant…

Persistence of patterns of the past

Persistence of patterns of the past

The challenge, therefore, is not to destroy the patterns of the past. It is to…

Are State Owned Companies in Africa a lost cause?

Are State Owned Companies in Africa a lost cause?

The starting point is to transform the quality of personal and collective leadership of these…

DEVELOPMENT FINANCE: What should Africa consider?

DEVELOPMENT FINANCE: What should Africa consider?

Where exactly is the problem? Is it actually accessing the money? Or is it related…

How do we create our world, our reality affect our behaviour

How do we create our world, our reality affect our behaviour

How do you experience your life? Have you ever understood why parents demand at certain…

Role of Intellectuals in Driving Social and Economic Change

Role of Intellectuals in Driving Social and Economic Change

What is needed in society is for there to be adequate diversity of intellectuals to…

19th Annual BASA Award Finalists Announced

19th Annual BASA Award Finalists Announced

A total of 44 finalists are in the running for South Africa’s preeminent awards celebrating…

The Fourth Industrial revolution and the case for equitable distribution of income

The Fourth Industrial revolution and the case for equitable distribution of income

Instead of rejecting the emergence of the fourth industrial revolution, labour movements and progressive thinking…