A new book explores how Cape Town became a hub for African opera.
Two experts in policy and technology who were also co-authors of an international climate assessment see reasons for optimism.
Society has very different attitudes to near-death experiences and psychedelics.
Almost 30 years into democracy, South Africa still hasn’t ensured the jobs of senior public servants are not tied to the tenure of government ministers.
The pandemic has intensified wanderlust – but also the need for mindful, ethical travel.
It is important to embrace all the nation’s languages in a multilingual and multicultural society. This will ensure they are used, developed and mainstreamed.
Solutions already exist. What’s holding humanity back is the will to get past the status quo and embrace innovation.
In my research, I’ve seen how people can feel a new sense of gratitude, meaning and purpose. They often take up new hobbies and careers. They become less materialistic and more altruistic.
COVID-19 has intensified wanderlust – but also the need for mindful, ethical travel.
Canadians for the most part have been well served with dispassionate professional judgements about matters of public interest, except when it comes to what kids learn at school.
Words matter because they influence the way we understand environmental problems and shape their solutions.
Writing groups provide a space where the “rules of the game” of academia become clear.
The Mark Lamberti case shows that South African business suffers from deeply rooted racial prejudices.
The governor of South Africa’s Reserve Bank has been appointed to chair an important IMF committee. Countries in sub-Saharan Africa stand to benefit.
The Steinhoff corporate scandal will do South Africa a huge service if it makes the point that corruption and mismanagement have nothing to do with race.
The slow pace of transformation in post apartheid South Africa is a reflection of persisting racism that has infected formal corporate institutions.
It’s easy to understand why the government treats each student demand as distinct. But these are complex issues and they are intertwined.
The push for decolonisation could ironically end up trapping universities in a colonised curriculum.
Massive state capture activity is taking place in the South African water sector under the guise of radical economic transformation, threatening financial sustainability and water supply.
South Africa needs take a radically different path if it is going to make its economy more inclusive. It must start from the premise that markets are intrinsically skewed to historic privilege.