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Springboks World Cup success is not a panacea for South Africa’s racial problem


 

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?


 

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 […]

Will Netanyahu face punishment for War Crimes or escape?


 

Has Netanyahu’s criminal conduct grown in leaps and bounds? It certainly has even though his coterie of fellow thugs and band of diehard white supremacists deny it.  The folly and contempt whereby he continues to commit violent and bloody massacres, suggests that for as long as the United States and Europe has his back, he […]

INNOVATION

What exactly is the 4IR?

Last week, Deputy President David Mabuza caused quite a stir, but for all the wrong reasons, when he was quizzed in Parliament about the...

EDUCATION

Everyone deserves a proper and dignified toilet

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...

ECONOMICS

From Developing to Developed: What South Africa needs to do

Effective state intervention within developmental states is at the pillar of economic development. The state plays a significant role in controlling the prices of...