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The freedom to educate our children


 

Across the country many learners have not yet been placed in a school. One of the reasons for this is the dire shortage of schools. In a seminar by Prof Jan de Groof in October 2019 on SDG4 (Sustainable Development Goals pertaining to education) he mentioned that this is a worldwide problem and one that […]

Active citizenry must be developed


 

The African National Congress’s (ANC) January 8 Statement for 2020 lists a number of priorities for the ruling party to deliver on in 2020.  The first on the list emphasises and talks to citizens holding political office bearers (politicians) accountable.  This is mentioned in relation to the loss of the public confidence and trust in […]

The assassination of Soleimani has a huge cost for America


 

Despite conflicting official statements by the Trump administration about the reason behind its decision to target Iran’s most celebrated military official, the U.S. is adamant that its assassination of Qassem Soleimani and refusal to leave Iraq is about “protecting Americans”.  From versions advanced publicly by former CIA chief Pompeo now serving as Trump’s trigger-happy defense secretary, […]

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We’ve had robot workers for years, it’s time to focus on...

If you analyse the work most knowledge workers perform, it is repetitive. The decisions they have to make, and the actions they take are...

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The assassination of Soleimani has a huge cost for America

Despite conflicting official statements by the Trump administration about the reason behind its decision to target Iran's most celebrated military official, the U.S. is adamant...

ECONOMICS

Young wealthy people are ditching philanthropy for impact investing

Traditionally, when high net-worth individuals (HNWIs) want to make a difference in the world, they put their money into philanthropic endeavours. But philanthropy has...