A toilet is one of the most important places that is normally taken for granted. Proper toilets provide human dignity and self-confidence giving people a head start in life. A toilet plays a very important role in creating a powerful economy as well as enhancing the health and preserving the dignity of safety of people, […]
Water security in the face of climate change
Themba Khoza  Nov 18 2019
South Africa is a water scarce and one of the driest countries in the world and the continuing drop in water volumes in the water resources and less than required rain is having a serious dent in water availability and putting a strain on water security for the current generation which will also affect future […]
Tourism revenue will preserve nature’s magic and majesty
Joe Cloete  Nov 8 2019
Conservation is expensive and crucial. Capital, drawn by South Africa’s wild mysteries and magic, can fund it, as well as socioeconomic development. South Africa faces major challenges and opportunities: develop an inclusive economy that addresses poverty, unemployment and inequality while preserving the resources that sustain us. We must abdicate our unenviable position […]
How can we grow female entrepreneurship in South Africa?
Linda McClure  Nov 21 2019
Wathint’ Abafazi, Wathint’ Imbokodo. You strike the women, you strike the rock. These words have always resonated with me. They are drawn from the famous resistance song sung by South African women during the 1956 march against the pass laws. They’re a true reflection of the innate strength and courage of our women. As we […]
Springboks World Cup success is not a panacea for South Africa’s racial problem
Ahmed Sule  Nov 21 2019
With the euphoria arising from Springboks victory over England in the final of the Rugby World Cup final tailing off, now would be an appropriate time to reflect on the reaction to the victory and what it tells us about the complex issue of race. To recap, on 2 November 2019, the South African rugby team […]
Isis in Mozambique: Is it Africa’s turn?
Dr Mustafa Mheta  Nov 20 2019
Ever since the discovery of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, the Mozambican Army has been battling an “Islamist” insurgency. Civilians have been the main targets of attacks by “Islamist”, militants. The main insurgent faction is Ansar al-Sunna, a native extremist faction with tenuous international connections. It is alleged that since […]