Criminals are running amok in SA


President Cyril Ramaphosa says the latest crime statistics show that the situation in South Africa is “quite bad.” Speaking in Johannesburg at the weekend, Ramaphosa said: “We cannot be a lawless country. We cannot be a country where lawlessness just happens, just willy nilly, where anybody just does what they like.” The President is spot on! […]

The violence that may be our worst enemy


Let there be no doubt at all that South Africans are among the most violent people in the world. In every form of violence, we have among the most shocking statistics in the world, whether it is about murders, rapes, domestic violence, labour strikes, township protests or student unrest. In this regard we are in […]

The social development crisis in the Western Cape


The plight of the homeless in our communities was recently highlighted when ridiculous fines were meted out against them for sleeping on side walks and in public areas. These people are often invisible to the majority of us. According to statistics from the Street People’s Forum, there are almost 8000 homeless people living in the […]


Use new technology to address the water crises in SA

Cape Town experienced water shortages in September 2018; the City was forced to introduce measures which would force the residents to use certain litres...


South Africans are not Xenophobic

The term xenophobia itself is problematic when trying to explain and express how South Africans conduct themselves when reacting and responding to circumstances they...


The Congolese Conflicts: Role and Interest of Superpowers

Literature on United Nations (UN) peacekeeping has grown immensely since the end of the cold war, and a plethora of studies, have examined the...