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Southern Africa’s invisible crisis


 

South Africans may be transfixed by our own domestic crises of load shedding, deepening unemployment, stagnant growth and a bankrupt national airline, but across our border in Zimbabwe half the population is facing acute hunger. According to the World Food Program (WFP) 7.7 million Zimbabweans are facing the worst hunger emergency in a decade. Sources […]

Turning the tide calls for calm and consistency


 

For the past few months, I have been engaged as part of the country’s National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) committee. Comprised of a diverse range of people from civil society, government and trade unions, the process has been rigorous and offers some key takeouts as President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation debate closed out in […]

Land reform: is there a right and a wrong?


 

Whilst South Africans have until the end of February to share their comment on the draft national policy for beneficiary selection and land allocation, it feels like the land reform debate largely remains a dialogue of the deaf. Many spend their energy shouting about how they are right and others are wrong.  Perhaps conflict resolution and problem-solving skills […]

INNOVATION

Achieving a digital balance in a technology-driven world: At what cost?

Exactly 2 years ago, I wrote about something that I felt was shameful for an academic like me to write about. It was how...

EDUCATION

Land reform: is there a right and a wrong?

Whilst South Africans have until the end of February to share their comment on the draft national policy for beneficiary selection and land allocation, it...

ECONOMICS

Queen bees muscle out other women in the workplace

The Queen Bee Syndrome is one in which a woman in a position of authority views or treats subordinates more critically if they are female,...