Opinion

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Children are dying in pain because they cannot get the medicines they need

Government has not implemented its palliative care plan

By Michelle Meiring - 11 March 2019
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A teenager was sexually violated at her school in October 2015. Her teachers, the principal, and the Gauteng education department all failed her

Family is suing for R1.5 million

By Lee-Anne Bruce and Sheena Swemmer - 27 February 2019
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Land alone is not enough

If municipalities fail to supply services, communities cannot properly use their land

By Lee-Anne Bruce and Sithuthukile Mkhize - 25 February 2019
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South Africa’s failure to create manufacturing jobs

To reduce unemployment South Africa needs to prioritise labour-intensive work instead of higher wages, write professors Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass

By Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass - 18 February 2019
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Changing the way our colleges work is key to reducing unemployment

Business should inform curricula to prepare South Africa for the fourth industrial revolution, writes Business Unity SA CEO Tanya Cohen

By Tanya Cohen - 15 February 2019
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Why is South Africa’s unemployment rate so high?

If people are not willing to invest in a country, it is almost impossible to generate new jobs, writes Professor Vimal Ranchhod

By Vimal Ranchhod - 14 February 2019
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School principal charged after sexual harassment case

Western Cape Education Department takes action

By Sipho Mzakwe - 12 December 2018
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New student funding crisis looms

Postgraduates are being left out of pocket and this will damage the economy

By Nicola Illing and Alastair Sloan - 5 November 2018
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What HHP has taught us about mental health in the black community

Depression has for a long time been referred to as a “white disease” even though close to one in six South Africans suffer from depression or anxiety

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 5 November 2018
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When the president appointed a panel without women

The legal profession is far from transformed

By Thabang Pooe - 2 November 2018
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Is Zimbabwe’s killings inquiry credible?

Critics fear Mnangagwa’s aim is to pin blame on opposition leaders

By Ray Mwareya - 9 October 2018

“Timetables have become decorations on the Metrorail boards”

An open letter to PRASA and the Department of Transport

By Phumulani Ndlovu - 5 October 2018
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Sibusiso Mavuka has spent ten years in prison, and appeared in court 91 times. He has never been convicted of any crime.

Mandela’s 100th birthday is a time for us to reflect on our criminal justice system

By Lee-Anne Bruce and Palesa Madi - 18 September 2018
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The protection of women’s rights begins with childhood

Men who are abused as boys are more likely to be violent as adults

By Jean Elphick, Letsie Makhoaphe and Catherine Sofianos - 12 September 2018
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Affordable Housing: City of Cape Town and developers at crossroads

An inclusionary housing policy can stimulate density and new development

By Jonty Cogger and Jared Rossouw - 11 September 2018
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Expropriation from the poor

Reblocking of informal settlements can be development in reverse, argues Jared Sacks

By Jared Sacks - 6 September 2018