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Vacuum of ideas at ANC policy conference bodes ill for South Africa’s governing party

8th August 2022 South Africa is in the throes of an unprecedented, multifaceted socio-economic crisis requiring substantive, impactful policy interventions. Yet,... 

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Rape is endemic in South Africa. Why the ANC government keeps missing the mark

5th August 2022 Rape in South Africa is systemic and endemic. The country’s annual police crime statistics confirm this. There were 42 289 rapes reported in... 

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Artisanal gold mining in South Africa is out of control. Mistakes that got it here

4th August 2022 Illegal and unregulated artisanal gold mining on the Witwatersrand Basin, located south of South Africa’s Gauteng province, is an increasing threat... 

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Why ‘political will’ isn’t the magic bullet that can fix South Africa’s energy crisis

4th August 2022 South Africans gave a warm welcome to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent announcement about a “set of actions” to respond to the energy crisis in... 

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South Africa needs stronger security in place to stop the sabotage of its power supply

4th August 2022 South African president Cyril Ramaphosa recently outlined plans to solve the country’s devastating electricity supply crisis. But he didn’t mention... 

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Bilingual education can work in South African schools: here’s how

3rd August 2022 From the fourth year of schooling, the majority of South African schools teach all subjects in English only. The devastating learning consequences... 

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Basic water services in South Africa are in decay after years of progress

2nd August 2022 Water is at the heart of health and well-being for people and nature. Access to it is a human rights issue recognised by international treaties and... 

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South Africa is trapped again: what kind of leaders can set the country free

1st August 2022 Former South African president Thabo Mbeki recently painted a gloomy picture of the country and its prospects. He said the governing African... 

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Ramaphosa acts to ease South Africa’s energy crisis: impact will be felt in renewables

1st August 2022 South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced an action plan to address the country’s growing energy crisis. It included relaxing the... 

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Oil refinery closures, cleaner fuels and security of supply in South Africa

29th July 2022 While South Africa has been preoccupied with rolling electricity blackouts, security of liquid fuels supply has been overlooked even though – by my... 

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