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Farm workers who produce our food are most vulnerable to hunger


 

It is tragic and outrageous that the people who produce the food that we eat in South Africa are most likely to go hungry. Some people think that this issue can only be resolved by redistributing land. Others think that wages must improve. But nobody has really engaged with farm workers themselves about what they […]

The economics of renewable energy in South Africa


 

There are controversies and contradictions around energy in South Africa, to a point where the modus operandi of supplying electricity have been highly politicized at the expense of the ordinary citizen. The energy sector in this country is characterized by skewed distribution, corruption, maintenance inefficiencies, high prices and periods of complete darkness resulting in low […]

What exactly is the Democratic Alliance’s economic policy?


 

The latest economic review and outlook of the Western Cape, as presented by the new Finance MEC David Maynier is the classic reflection of a squandered economic dividend and historic advantage that the Western Cape is. Its poor economic performance also shows that the Western Cape government has no discernible economic policy. The Western Cape […]

INNOVATION

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: calling on Africa for an education revolution

From Cape Town to Cairo, Africa is a continent bursting with promise. The African Development Bank puts GDP growth for African economies in 2019...

EDUCATION

Writing our own stories: Mangaliso Robert Sobukwe

As calls for the decolonisation of knowledge continue to reverberate through the halls of our teaching and learning institutions, one solution is to regale...

ECONOMICS

The economics of renewable energy in South Africa

There are controversies and contradictions around energy in South Africa, to a point where the modus operandi of supplying electricity have been highly politicized...