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25 years on, the quest for access to clean potable water still remains a pipe-dream


 

Water is the lifeblood of human existence. Justice Kate O’ Regan, penning for the Constitutional Court in Mazibuko and Others v City of Johannesburg and Others 2010 (4) SA 1 (CC) emphatically stated that without water, we will all die. This is indeed a truism because, without water, nothing organic grows. The very existence of […]

Where is the African Union standby force?


 

The African Union is failing to protect the people of Mali, Burkina Faso and the Central African Republic (CAR) from the so-called “Jihadist” terrorists who are moving around and killing them at will. Recently, 30 Malian soldiers were slaughtered by terrorists in and around the area of Tankrit in the north of the country. In […]

Iran & Palestine face double whammy: Sanctions & Covid 19


 

While the world is on tenterhooks as it confronts the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, Iran is among the countries hardest hit.  Although the epicenter seems to have shifted to Western Europe, Iran’s 80million plus population remain extremely vulnerable despite admirable measures enforced by its government to stem the tide.  Having deployed all means including […]

INNOVATION

Trends 2020: Coaching in the age of 4IR

The international coaching market is growing, largely as a result of business and political leaders looking to improve their own prospects and – more...

EDUCATION

Work in the time of Corona

As South Africans face the reality of a 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, working from home has become the “new normal”...

ECONOMICS

What opportunities does the Coronavirus pandemic offer a Reimagined South Africa?

The crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic offers our country an opportunity to recapture the spirit of Ubuntu demonstrated by empathy, responsibility and solidarity. The...