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White Monopoly Capital reveals biases towards fraud and corruption


 

The recent events in South Africa, especially around the VBS failure, forced me to understand our biases towards fraud and corruption. Firstly, according to the Corruption Perception Index 2019 results, South Africa scored 44, a point of improvement from the previous year’s score of 43. South Africa is one of the 66% of countries whose […]

Calls mount for solidarity with Africa as Covid-19 worsens livelihood of poor Africans


 

China promised to cancel the debt of relevant African countries in the form of interest-free government loans that are due to mature by the end of 2020 within the framework of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.

The ‘cleaning’ of painful reminders of past atrocities vs the juxtaposition model


 

The South African statue debate is back in the spotlight again, as statues deemed controversial or offensive are coming down in America and Europe during demonstrations against racism and police violence that has renewed attention on the legacy of injustices. This follows the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after a […]

INNOVATION

Repurposing of testing facilities vital in response to the Covid-19

While the total number of Covid-19 tests conducted is slowly approaching the 2 million mark in South Africa with confirmed cases nearing 200 000,...

EDUCATION

Putting profit before people, an analysis of the DA’s approach to...

When the President 1st declared a national lockdown, he had the support of all the sectors of society including all the main opposition parties....

ECONOMICS

Navigating Covid-19 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

In South Korea, a grey “smart” speaker more resembling a candle than any technology at first glance, is paying close attention to the search...