Mon, 16 December, 2019

Opinion

New Elections Polling Data Suggests Widespread Disillusionment Amongst South African Youth

New polling data has provided unique insight into the principles, attitudes, concerns and ambitions of young South Africans (ages 18-24) ahead of...

Legalizing Cannabis Use: Ethical And Legal Considerations

SA set to become a major producer, but there are pro's and con'sThe recent awarding of a...

Don’t Ignore Zimbabwe

A Zimbabwean economic recovery is strategically important to South Africa as research conducted by Cathkin Consulting demonstrates the interdependencies of the two countries.

The Painful Burden Women Achievers Never Talk About

International Women’s Day has a provocative theme this year – Balance for better and encourage action. Presumably, balance is currently poor and action is needed for women to reach their goals.

New Measures To Bring Order To Strikes

By Johan Olivier & Lizle Louw, Partners at Webber Wentzel & specialists in employment law A new code of good practice governing various aspects of...

Mining Rights And Communities – Does The Xolobeni Judgment Take South...

Manus Booysen, partner and mining expert, Webber WentzelThe minister of mineral resources is correct to appeal the recent judgment in the Xolobeni case which...

OPINION: SA’s Support Of Venezuela’s Maduro Tramples On The Constitution

The South African government has thrown its support behind the tyrant Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela in the midst of a constitutional crisis in that country. It is past the time to rein in government’s abuse of the “South African” name on the international stage.

Understanding Proposed Amendments To The Children’s Amendment Bill Of 2018

Opinion by Katinka Pieterse, Chairperson: National Adoption Coalition of SA (NACSA)The Department of Social Development (DSD) has drafted last minute changes to the proposed...

Pallo Jordan: What Does Addressing the Land Question in SA Actually...

Since the adoption of a resolution by ANC’s elective conference in December 2017, to change the constitutional provision requiring equitable compensation for land expropriated...

South Sudan Faces One of the World’s Worst Displacement Crises

South Sudan is facing one of the worst displacement crises in the world today. More than half of the population is food insecure and,...

How The First World War Rewarded White South Africans, But Not...

Martin Plaut, School of Advanced StudyThe outbreak of the First World War, coming little more than a decade after the Anglo-Boer war ended, presented...

Making Our Cities Smart-City-Ready

The future of cities is smart interconnected systems, that drive sustainability and efficiencies, and that make the lives of the people who live in...

Opinion: Tapping New Digital Opportunity In The Oil And Gas Sector

By Vasuki Upadhya, Digital Lead for Oil and Gas at Wipro LimitedAdvanced digital technologies present new opportunities for Oil and Gas companies: to cut...

Regulations Must Be In Place Before Marijuana Is Legalised

The Constitutional Court announced today that dagga is now legal in South Africa for private use. However, there are a number of concerns and...

It’s Time We Say No To Racism And No To Racists...

Kessie Nair’s brand of vitriol and racism is not only crude and dangerous, but also a bullet in the head of a proud cohort...