Opinion

Budget breaks President Ramaphosa’s promise, say economists

Economists ask Parliament to reject Budget

Signatories of open letter to Parliament's finance committee - 1 July 2020

The CCMA in a time of Covid-19: delaying and denying justice?

If the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration can’t even read its emails, it may as well close down

By Bhavna Ramji and Komnas Poriazis - 9 June 2020

It’s World Oceans Day: Government needs to treat fishing communities better

Thousands of people are forced to fish illegally or with recreational permits

By Maia Nangle - 8 June 2020

Covid-19: Why is important data being kept secret?

Government’s lack of transparency means analysts cannot evaluate whether a strategy is working

By Alex van den Heever - 8 June 2020

Open letter to Judge Zondo: Please resume Commission hearings

20 organisations ask state capture commission to issue interim report

Civil Society Working Group on State Capture - 3 June 2020

Covid-19: State should use Cape Town’s military airports for housing

Wingfield, Youngsfield and Ysterplaat could house more than 120,000 people

By Adi Kumar - 1 June 2020

Covid-19: The epidemic reveals the cracks in our health and welfare systems

Improving services in rural KwaZulu-Natal

By Maryke Bezuidenhout - 29 May 2020

Covid-19: Whatever unfolds in our prisons will affect all of us

The release of 19,000 low-risk inmates is a bold and necessary step to save lives

By Sasha Gear and Doreen Gaura - 26 May 2020

Leading SA health experts warn that Covid-19 response is hurting other health priorities

Children are suffering increasingly from preventable infectious diseases, including TB and measles, due to missed vaccinations

Linda-Gail Bekker, Valerie Mizrahi, Ntobeko Ntusi, Tom Moultrie, Tracey Naledi, Mark Hatherill, Debbie Bradshaw, Rob Dorrington, Robin Wood - 17 May 2020

Auditor-General should oversee billions in the Covid-19 Solidarity Fund

Public deserves transparency for the fund to which thousands have contributed

By Fatima Hassan - 15 May 2020

How we are dealing with Covid-19 in care homes

We are doing our best in difficult circumstances but we need more assistance from the Department of Social Development

By Leon Geffen - 14 May 2020

Covid-19: We don’t have a full picture of what’s going on in the Eastern Cape

Province has failed to keep the population informed

By Tlamelo Mothudi - 13 May 2020
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Covid-19: The lockdown is being torn apart on the rocks of fiscal miserliness

If you want people to stay home and businesses to stay shut, you have to pay them to do so

By Gilad Isaacs - 12 May 2020
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The very least women of Victoria Mxenge should expect is security

Women in their sixties stay up all night to defend their neighbourhood

By Joel Bolnick - 30 April 2020
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I am a TVET lecturer. Here are suggestions for helping teachers and learners during Covid-19

Improving access to online technology is vital

By Sean Butler - 30 April 2020
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Managing the impact of fighting Covid-19 on the mental health of healthcare workers

Hundreds of psychologists and psychiatrists are volunteering to offer support

By Mental Health Care for Covid-19 Healthcare Workers - 30 April 2020