2.8.2019 03:25 pm
The issue of decriminalisation remains hotly contested, with the president often throwing his weight behind the move.
South Africa may become the first African country to decriminalise sex work. If it does, it will be one of a handful of countries that have fully decriminalised sex work (including New Zealand and New South Wales in Australia), and the first African country to do so. Currently only Senegal makes some provision for legal sex work and subjects it to regulation.
As South Africa marks 25 years of freedom, many citizens have to contend with the harsh reality that they can’t eat democracy.
Patriotic Alliance leader Gayton McKenzie says government should be given the bulk of the blame for not properly regulating the movement and activities of foreign nationals.
The media, NGOs and academic circles have wrongly classified our recent past as a battle between the good guys and the bad guys.
Evidence from countries such as Argentina and India suggest that guaranteed employment policies have immediate, positive benefits.
Indications are that even an ANC victory at the polls is unlikely to reverse the party’s decline in popular support.
The latest events are happening in the context of years of economic crisis, and the government’s months-long legitimacy crisis.
His return could make him a larger than life figure ahead of elections.
We would do well to learn from the lessons of Brexit.
A divided economy, a middle class that wants no part of it and decimated youth leadership. It’s a lot to try to turn around.
African governments are still relatively new to dealing with China; they should take every opportunity to share lessons with one another.
Government needs to clearly articulate the process of land reform to ensure its successful implementation in the coming year.
BLF leader Andile Mngxitama has written a column about why he believes he’s been banned on social media.
The reality is that South Africa has a systemic ANC problem, not a Zuma problem.