Lovemore Mbigi saw the African concept of ubuntu as a basis of effective human resources management.
From domestic worker to matriarch of South African literature, the book is a reflection on her writing journey.
Opening the Encounters documentary festival in South Africa, the film has received international praise.
Ubuntu is a concept that emphasises the importance of including everyone and building a strong community.
Justice Mokgoro’s advocacy for group solidarity and reconciliation is discernible in several of her judgments.
Smart, capable students struggled to navigate cultural and language norms in university accounting classrooms.
South Africa’s foreign policy under Ramaphosa emphasises economic diplomacy and ‘progressive internationalism’, which promotes global equity and ending the dominance of the global north.
Researchers in sub-Saharan Africa ought to fuse conventional Western theories of knowledge and local theories of knowledge.
South Africa’s foreign policy is supposed to be guided by the principle of ubuntu (humanness), so a visit to an aggressor is hard to explain.
The jazz star says he wants his piano to speak in his isiZulu language, and that his music is born from spiritual concerns.
Klaaste was distressed by what was happening in black communities, where residents faced state terror and political violence. He sought to restore values such as self-help and neighbourly conduct.
Many countries, including South Africa, use regulations to control smoking in public so that they do not harm non-smokers. Likewise, getting vaccinated is for the common good of society.
Kaunda will be remembered as a giant of 20th century African nationalism – a leader who gave refuge to revolutionary movements, a relatively benign autocrat and an international diplomat.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi deserves better than being dismissed as an apartheid stooge. But he deserves little praise as an advocate for human rights and civil liberties.
Ubuntu provides a language for people to participate in preventive action, even if this involves practices such as lockdowns.
His life’s work was asserting the humanity and history of the Bantu people, while proposing that the soul was able to bring knowledge of the past and of the future into the present.
Academics face the choice of becoming a colony of the Northern mainstream or retreating into a Southern “indigenous” enclave. Both should be resisted.
Xenophobia negates the spirit of pan-Africanism, especially its ideal that Africans share a mutual bond, regardless of their geographical location.
The IFP’s constitution provides that the nomination of national office bearers be approved by the branches. But this was not done in the nomination of its new president.
Faced with the same problem, South Africa is turning to the familiar toolkit to explain a recurrent problem.