Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery


31 Jul 2013 | Forum: 'n Regstelsel in krisis

Ná bykans 20 jaar van hervormings in die strafregstelsel en beleggings van miljarde rande is daar nie sprake van ’n standhoudende ...

25 Jul 2013 | Mashatile wants constituencies for MPs

African National Congress (ANC) Gauteng chairman Paul Mashatile has joined the growing call, especially among opposition parties, for electoral reform...

12 Jul 2013 | Little faith in the courts

One in three South Africans believes the courts discriminate against poor black South Africans. Even worse, only half of South Africans believe court...

16 Jun 2013 | Youth Day (June 16): South Africa's jobless youth victims of 'prostitution of politics'?

It is yet another June 16 public holiday in South Africa – ‘Youth Day’ – a day that commemorates the massacre of Soweto pupils...

12 Jun 2013 | Kenya: Activists Oppose Isreali Film Festival in Kenya

OPINION An open letter to the French Cultural Centre, Nairobi Israeli cultural and academic institutions, as well as cultural products like films, d...

10 Jun 2013 | Embrace migrants' entrepreneurial spirit

Xenophobia has a long and tumultuous history. During the apartheid era, foreigners from neighbouring African states were also regularly subjected to d...

23 May 2013 | Whose language should SA speak?

Last week the University of KwaZulu-Natal announced that it would be making Zulu compulsory for all first year students from next year. Blogs and soc...

9 May 2013 | South Africa: Future of Labour Relations in SA

Labour relations may have reached a defining moment in South Africa's history. Many share the view that over the past few years, unprotected strike ac...

26 Apr 2013 | Wage rise mirage

I was chatting recently to a petrol attendant who said his monthly wage of R4 500 made it very difficult to support the eight people in his extended f...

19 Apr 2013 | No bridging the trust gap

The stand-off between Cosatu and cabinet over the National Development Plan (NDP), as well as bitter exchanges between the labour federation and busin...