Peter Dutton’s call for 'civilised nations' to rescue white South African farmers draws explicitly on a long history of equating civilisation with a global white identity.
Trapped in low growth trajectory, South Africa needs to boost small business development.
Corporates are willing to embrace corporate social responsibility initiatives. But many fail due to cultural insensitivity and misplaced communication strategies.
South Africa's land policy is flailing around in the dark, with the haziest of understandings of how well or how badly land reform is doing.
Plants, in their fossil forms, can reveal a great deal about past environments and climates.
A new study reveals the challenges faced by people living with disabilities who want to open their own businesses.
China's offensive 'blackface' skit intended to highlight the positive aspects of China-Africa relations, has done the opposite.
Adequate and quality childcare determines women’s participation in the labour force and the type of work they can take on.
Numerous traditional African medicines are undeniably beneficial in treating disease or maintaining good health.
Kenyans believe that fixing education is not someone else's task or someone else's failure.
There are measures in place to manage Day Zero and beyond. Models show that these will not work.
The ethical and political reasons to avoid free higher education are unambiguous.
Every year South Africans spend twice as much on chocolate than they do on books
South Africa's idea of radical economic transformation is missing a critical element.
South Africa's governing party, the African National Congress, poses a danger to democracy by continuiing to blur the lines between the state and the party.
A revenue shortfall of about R50 billion has pushed the South African government to hike Value Added Tax (VAT) among other taxes.
South Africa's 2018 budget does not go far enough. Perhaps finance minister, Malusi Gigaba was caught up in the euphoria of the widely welcomed state of the nation address by Cyril Ramaphosa.
South Africa's 2018 national budget makes it clear that the slumber and corruption that has hampered state owned enterprises must come to an end.
Whether measures announced by Gigaba will stave off a downgrade of South Africa's local currency debt by one remaining rating remains to be seen.
South Africa has successfully defended its constitutional democracy. But the harsh reality is that the country still faces development challenges.