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 […]

It’s time to embrace the power of cultural democracy, incompleteness and conviviality


As humans living in a deeply polarised world, we often carry stereotypes and assumptions in our heads about people who are different from us and those who do not fit into our preconceived ideas about the way things should be. One plausible reason may be due to a lack of proper knowledge and open-mindedness needed […]

Hands off Minister Angie Motshekga!


The eighty one point three (81.3) national percent matric pass rate in 2019 has sent shock waves to many who believed it could never never be done. Instead of jumping into jamboree celebration over the fact that at last, the “doors of learning and teaching have been opened for all” as pronounced in the Freedom […]


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...


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...


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...