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NWU boasts two of Mail & Guardian's most outstanding young South Africans
NWU boasts two of Mail & Guardian's most outstanding young South AfricansArticle

An academic and an alumna, Dr Lebo Gafane-Matemane and Advocate Thabang Pooe, of the North-West University (NWU) have been announced as two of the winners of the 2020 Mail & Guardian 200 Most Outstanding Young South Africans on 11 September 2020...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 10 hours ago

The Sunday Times, South Africa’s largest weekend newspaper, was used to spread disinformation. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP via Getty Images.
Journalism makes blunders but still feeds democracy: An insider's viewArticle

Politics editor Thabo Leshilo asked the Anton Harber, the veteran South African journalist, editor and journalism professor at the University of the Witwatersrand to provide the highlights of his new book: For the Record: Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture...

Anton Harber 3 days ago

Re-imagining the future of entrepreneurship
Re-imagining the future of entrepreneurshipArticle

"So few people have a vision for the future beyond what they don't want to happen. Very few are saying what could come next."

16 Sep 2020

History will be made at this year's VUT spring graduation
History will be made at this year's VUT spring graduationArticle

A 31-year-old baker will become the Vaal University of Technology's (VUT) first ever visually impaired graduate later this year...

Mike Khuboni, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 14 Sep 2020

Tribute to George Bizos: Reflections on the fall of those on whose shoulders we stand
Tribute to George Bizos: Reflections on the fall of those on whose shoulders we standArticle

As an activator who has had the privilege of working with many young activists across the country, I can attest to the fact that the legacies of the veterans are our fuel to keep choosing to fight, in Bizos' words, "If need be"...

Kay-Dee Mashile 14 Sep 2020

PanSALB to launch Sign language Charter
PanSALB to launch Sign language CharterArticle

The Pan South African Sign Language (PanSALB) Board will today launch the South African Sign Language Charter (SASL Charter) which is aimed at removing barriers to enable deaf people equal opportunities to information and services...

4 Sep 2020

Michael Ridley
Green and social bonds in the light of Covid-19Article

In 2019, 479 green bonds were issued by companies, governments and financial organisations, up from 382 in 2018...

Michael Ridley 2 Sep 2020

Chikunga proposes register of sexual harassment perpetrators
Chikunga proposes register of sexual harassment perpetratorsArticle

Public Service and Administration Deputy Minister, Sindisiwe Chikunga, says a register should be set up to record the names of sexual harassment perpetrators in the public service...

1 Sep 2020

Grid Worldwide takes Action
Grid Worldwide takes ActionArticle

When The People's Dialogue approached Grid to partner in rebranding the movement to Action SA, we remained as skeptical as all South African's when it comes to our involvement in politics...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 1 Sep 2020

Pushing the boundaries for Africa - Fuelled by global partners
Pushing the boundaries for Africa - Fuelled by global partnersArticle

With delegate registrations and award nominations now open, the 2020 Africa Brand Summit is set to push several boundaries...

Issued by Africa Brand Summit 31 Aug 2020

Santam Women of the Future Awards announces 2020 finalists
Santam Women of the Future Awards announces 2020 finalistsArticle

Finalists for the 2020 Santam Women of the Future Awards have been announced...

27 Aug 2020

Employee retention strategies start with the onboarding experience
Employee retention strategies start with the onboarding experienceArticle

Those responsible for leading people and processes within organisations should consider pivoting their people, resources and value propositions for long-term efficiency. Change on every front is inevitable and making almost everything more complex - including the hiring and onboarding of new talent...

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 21 Aug 2020

Nelson Mandela Foundation hosts discussion on making universal healthcare universal
Nelson Mandela Foundation hosts discussion on making universal healthcare universalArticle

"Covid-19 has laid bare the structures which condemn millions of people in Africa to lives of what Frantz Fanon called many years ago 'wretchedness'."

21 Aug 2020

VUT establishes new law clinic
VUT establishes new law clinicArticle

The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) has succeeded in implementing an uplifting and exciting initiative - a law clinic situated at the VUT Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park (VUT SGSTP) in Sebokeng...

Nontobeko Zondi, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 19 Aug 2020

'We women need to help our sisters reach for the stars' - Onyi Nwaneri, Afrika Tikkun Services
'We women need to help our sisters reach for the stars' - Onyi Nwaneri, Afrika Tikkun ServicesArticle

Despite progress made on the gender rights front since South Africa's first democratic elections, a lot of work remains to be done, says Onyi Nwaneri, human rights lawyer by trade and CEO of Afrika Tikkun Services...

19 Aug 2020

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Ads are like shoesArticle

Head of strategy at FCB Wired in Gaborone, Isaac Kwame Adom writes why, for him, ads are like shoes. Both have a basic function. For shoes, it's to protect your feet from the elements. For ads, it's to impact audience attitudes towards a brand. Both can leave lasting impressions but, can also be entirely forgettable...

Isaac Kwame Adom 18 Aug 2020

What is shaping culture? Fad diets
What is shaping culture? Fad dietsArticle

Brett Rogers explores the edges of culture and how things are changing, providing valuable insights for brands wanting to understand who and what is shaping culture...

Brett Rogers 17 Aug 2020

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How South Africa, Kenya and Zimbabwe measure up on child offendersArticle

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of children are not free. They are deprived of their liberty in settings such as migration holding camps and criminal justice processes.

Rongedzayi Fambasayi & Admark Moyo 13 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: 'South Africa has enormous opportunity' - Alison Collier, MD of Endeavor SA
#WomensMonth: 'South Africa has enormous opportunity' - Alison Collier, MD of Endeavor SAArticle

With extensive global experience, Alison Collier, a definite role model for future businesswomen, shares her journey with us this Women's Month...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Aug 2020

Thuli Madonsela
#WomensMonth: We need a different approach to justice - Thuli MadonselaArticle

Thuli Madonsela, Law Trust Chair in Social Justice and law professor at the University of Stellenbosch says South Africa needs a different approach to justice that is not so reliant on the legal system to balance the scales...

12 Aug 2020

Herd solidarity: A vaccine for the shadow pandemic of gender-based violence
Herd solidarity: A vaccine for the shadow pandemic of gender-based violenceArticle

Global Peace Index statistics show that violence in South Africa is similar to countries at war or in conflict. When it comes to female victims, the figures almost defy comprehension...

Professor Francis Petersen 7 Aug 2020

Basa's 67 grants for Mandela Day
Basa's 67 grants for Mandela DayArticle

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela spent 67 years fighting for social justice. In honour of his legacy, Business and Arts South Africa (Basa) is making 67 Artist Relief Grants for medical assistance available to creatives diagnosed with or hospitalised due to Covid-19...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 20 Jul 2020

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Strong expectations from consumers for brands and businesses to do more [report]Article

Havas partnered with Market Probe International to do a survey of people's attitudes towards change, particularly radical change. The study has shown that people demand radical change that makes a meaningful difference to the world around them and this is key for businesses to understand and act on...

9 Jul 2020

2 SA short films selected in African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film Competition
2 SA short films selected in African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film CompetitionArticle

A total of 10 short films, including two from South Africa, have been selected for the African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film Competition - which is being held by the Ladima Foundation, in partnership with DW Akademie...

2 Jul 2020

2020 has accelerated the importance of human touch in a contactless economy
2020 has accelerated the importance of human touch in a contactless economyArticle

The global Covid-19 pandemic has upended life as we know it and will most certainly have deep and lasting effects on society, business, governance and the economy at large...

Bronwyn Williams 25 Jun 2020

Filmmaker Dugan Bridges on Upward Globility and FMF's Khaya Lam episode shot in SA
Filmmaker Dugan Bridges on Upward Globility and FMF's Khaya Lam episode shot in SAArticle

We talk to Dugan Bridges, an award-winning filmmaker about a new video series produced by Atlas Network in the USA, which pilot episode focuses on the Free Market Foundation's Khaya Lam project in South Africa...

Juanita Pienaar 22 Jun 2020

Corporate SA - Black Lives Matter beyond PR statements
Corporate SA - Black Lives Matter beyond PR statementsArticle

It is without doubt that the inclusion and representation of Black people in corporate South Africa continues to be an urgent matter that needs to be addressed...

Khanyisa Nomoyi 22 Jun 2020

Survival of NPOs - saving a weakened sector
Survival of NPOs - saving a weakened sectorArticle

With the impact of Covid-19 rippling through the economy with disastrous effect, the livelihoods of non-profit organisations (NPOs) are under threat...

Dr Armand Bam 18 Jun 2020

New documentary tackling racial inequality to launch on Youth Day
New documentary tackling racial inequality to launch on Youth DayArticle

Tuesday, 16 June, sees the online launch of Good Hope, a new feature-length documentary from award-winning filmmaker Anthony Fabian...

11 Jun 2020

The chaos of care
The chaos of careArticle

This is not the time of Charles Dickens. It is not the best of times; it is only the worst of times...

Daniel Human 9 Jun 2020

TV reporters prepare for a live broadcast during a strike by airline workers in Nairobi. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP via Getty Images.
Decolonising peace journalism - and putting it to work in East AfricaArticle

Conflict resolution is a recurrent theme in East Africa. This has prompted the need for innovative ways to create lasting consensus in the region as well as across the continent...

Fredrick Ogenga 9 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 shows the world needs physicians who can look beyond medical chartsArticle

As modern medicine has advanced, so too has our understanding of what affects health. Over recent decades this has generated a number of new fields in medicine. One of the most important that has been born out of the latest generation is social medicine...

Abebe Bekele & Agnes Binagwaho 4 Jun 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on the non-profit sector
The impact of Covid-19 on the non-profit sectorArticle

On 14 May 2020, Trialogue hosted a webinar discussion on the impact of the pandemic on the non-profit sector and profiled how three NPOs were adapting to and navigating this new and more challenging funding and operational landscape...

Issued by Trialogue 28 May 2020

Judges announced for 2020 Santam Women of the Future Awards
Judges announced for 2020 Santam Women of the Future AwardsArticle

The judges for the 2020 Santam Women of the Future Awards have been announced...

21 May 2020

Alarm over proposed changes to Meat Safety Act
Alarm over proposed changes to Meat Safety ActArticle

While there is general scientific consensus that the novel coronavirus is of zoonotic origin and various groupings are advising that wildlife markets must be closed, the South African government has been putting forward legislation that could massively expand the wildlife industry to become mass meat suppliers to the world...

18 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: This is a wake-up call about inequality - Feryal Domingo, Inyathelo
#LockdownLessons: This is a wake-up call about inequality - Feryal Domingo, InyatheloArticle

Feryal Domingo, operations director at Inyathelo, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 11 May 2020

South Africa has raised social grants: Why this shouldn't be a stop-gap measure
South Africa has raised social grants: Why this shouldn't be a stop-gap measureArticle

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced a significant package of social and economic measures to address the fallout from the country's COVID-19 lockdown...

Christopher Webb and Natasha Vally 11 May 2020

Should universities receive a stimulus package from government during Covid-19?
Should universities receive a stimulus package from government during Covid-19?Article

The Covid-19 pandemic has created profound disruptions in our economy and society. Due to these new challenges, most universities have decided to move from face-to-face classes to online teaching (more accurately defined as emergency remote teaching and learning) so as to complete the 2020 academic year, and to prevent the spread of the virus...

Prof Francis Petersen 24 Apr 2020

Tips to teaching remotely: focus on essentials, less is more
Tips to teaching remotely: focus on essentials, less is moreArticle

The temptation to do it all as if it is possible to maintain the pace and volume of contact education remotely must be resisted, an education expert says...

22 Apr 2020

Complexity and the modern curriculum
Complexity and the modern curriculumArticle

How is this new way of 'knowing' and 'being' codified and grounded in the curriculum? Moreover, how will it shape the pedagogic identities that it sponsors? What are the consequences for citizenship and the world of work?

Mike Thoms, Issued by EDGE Education 21 Apr 2020

Covid-19: Lawyers urge justice minister to re-open more courts
Covid-19: Lawyers urge justice minister to re-open more courtsArticle

The Legal Practice Council (LPC), which governs all lawyers in South Africa, says the administration of justice has largely ground to a halt and firms have been hit financially...

Tania Broughton 17 Apr 2020

Pandemic underscores gross inequalities in South Africa, and the need to fix them
Pandemic underscores gross inequalities in South Africa, and the need to fix themArticle

Now more than ever, South Africans are painfully aware of the inequalities that continue to play out in the country...

Lauren Graham 6 Apr 2020

Leading with humility in a time of crisis
Leading with humility in a time of crisisArticle

Companies working remotely during the nationwide lockdown will need to place a huge amount of faith in their employees' abilities to deliver on their mandates...

6 Apr 2020

How a Cape Town group is helping neighbourhoods fight Covid-19
How a Cape Town group is helping neighbourhoods fight Covid-19Article

The Cape Town Together Community Action Network is an initiative that has been setup to help communities respond to Covid-19...

Liezl Human 24 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Housing activists call for halt to evictions
Covid-19: Housing activists call for halt to evictionsArticle

Over 20 social justice organisations have called for an urgent moratorium on all evictions in light of the coronavirus pandemic...

Zoë Postman 23 Mar 2020

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What is shaping culture? Triggered and triggersArticle

Brett Rogers explores the edges of culture and how things are changing, providing valuable insights for brands wanting to understand who and what is shaping culture...

Brett Rogers 6 Mar 2020

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The decade of the chosen familyArticle

In an age of a cancellation culture that was born out of a deep desire for hyper self-awareness, self-actualisation and social justice, this generation is making it their social responsibility to live and associate in spaces and with people that align with their values and beliefs...

Rebone Masemola 5 Mar 2020

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#DI2020: Empathy and empowerment hand-in-hand at Design Indaba 25Article

Terry Levin shares an overview and top highlights from this year's Design Indaba Festival...

Terry Levin 2 Mar 2020

Knysna to host 2020 Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Fest
Knysna to host 2020 Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts FestArticle

Mr Gay World 2020 has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The 2020 Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival will be held in Knysna from 30 April to 3 May 2020. Shifting focus this year, authenticity and social justice will be foregrounded through the hashtags: #BeYourself #ThisIsMyStory #TellYourStory..

17 Feb 2020

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