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Why democracy in Africa is failing the Youth in the case of South Africa?


 

Irish playwright and critic George Bernard Shaw once said Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. Surely now we not a waste but Jay Z comes  to mind in his famous protest song “open letter”, when he says “Politicians never did nothing for me, Except lie to me, distort […]

Can SA benefit from the cannabis economy?


 

The remarks I made recently about the need for our province to benefit from the cannabis economy, did not only bring us out of the bunker but showed us the public interest on this emerging economy. While South Africa has not yet fully legalized commercial production, and trading of cannabis, businesses, producers, processors in countries […]

Trending: The latest from the South African AIDS response


 

Ten years ago Nomvula*, a 20-year old mother of two living with HIV, would have been extremely ill but with a CD4 count of over 400, she would not have been eligible for treatment. It is likely that at least one of Nomvula’s children would have contracted HIV from her because she mix-fed her babies […]

INNOVATION

The flexible workplace is here to stay, and this is why…

Regardless of whether the user is a millennial with multiple jobs, a corporate-free freelancer, digital nomad, savvy small business owner or large global corporate,...

EDUCATION

Can SA benefit from the cannabis economy?

The remarks I made recently about the need for our province to benefit from the cannabis economy, did not only bring us out of...

ECONOMICS

We need an integrated youth empowerment programme urgently

South Africa needs an integrated national youth empowerment strategy, which provides skills, job opportunities and life purpose to millions of excluded youth. South Africa...