poverty

This Africa Day, the continent is at a crossroads

Rudo Kwaramba-Kayombo

Demographic changes are placing the continent on the brink of what could bring a ‘demographic dividend’ – but only if the right action is taken now.


SA’s unemployment rate spikes

Sarah Smit

According to StatsSA, the country’s labour force has decreased by 176 000 people between the first quarter of 2019 and the last quarter of 2018


‘Politicians take our votes and then they do nothing’

Sarah Smit

The M&G returns to the Mayixhale household, in the Eastern Cape, for the fourth time since the 2004 elections


We are not xenophobic, we are Afrophobic

Jacqueline Tizora

South Africans need to be taught that our democracy is thanks to our neighbours


Our children are killers and we need to change this

Carol Bower

They learnt violence at home and in society which is marred by inequality and poverty