Despite a relatively slow start, South Africa can speed up its implementation of the SDGs.
Without contextual knowledge, education and adaptation, foreign or imposed practices or resources cause new sets of problems.
It's becoming increasingly difficult to take South Africa's ruling party seriously when it talks about economic reform.
Ontario's basic income project was deeply flawed and cursed by a lack of quality data. It needs a major overhaul.
Glues, paints, spray deodorants and fuels are all abused for their psychoactive effects.
Economists, politicians and the media watch GDP closely. But it isn't the best way to measure the health of the US economy.
Lots of things have happened in a century, but poverty has proven persistently hard to treat.
Increasing numbers of parents are being accused of child abuse.
In a developed country like the UK, why can life expectancy within just a few miles differ by as much as 18 years?
South Africa needs to improve efforts to increase student numbers at technical colleges.
A White House Council concluded that the war on poverty is "largely over." But, while poverty among seniors has declined, poverty among adults and children as changed little over the last 40 years.
Low-income women suffer evictions and violence in Canada's most "livable" cities.
The election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico could bring about stable change in a country marked by violence and social polarization.
Laws in Mauritius allow minors to marry while some cultures on the island are tolerant of child marriage.
South Africa has made significant progress with some of the sustainable development goal targets. But with others its lagging far behind.
There are strong parallels between the Trump administration’s policy on immigrant families and the 19th century's 'New' Poor Laws of England, whose cruelty was illuminated by writer Charles Dickens.
Australia's business-as-usual plan will not be enough to achieve our 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
The latest World Bank report on South Africa addresses solutions to the country's economic challenges.
Mental distress, addiction, debt, family dysfunction and abuse are all problems to be milked for profit.
A newish method called the multidimensional poverty index is revealing new insights into the South Africa's poverty.