Upholding Democracy

Corruption Watch released its 2018 corruption report, Upholding Democracy,signalling the role of civil society and members of the public alike in exposing corruption and holding leaders to account during 2018.   The many voices reflected in this year’s edition, which marks 25 years of freedom and democracy in South Africa, point to the impact of corruption on […]


Blame game

After Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of school he didn’t blame anyone for his failure. He used his skills to create his desired future. He created Facebook. Today he is worth 70 billion US Dollars. If he decided to look for a job, chances are high that he could still be unemployed. It doesn’t matter who you […]


Protests as Political Pawns

Back in 2001, the ANC Gauteng Government set aside R1.7 billion for housing and infrastructure development in Alexandra, code named the ARP(Alexandra Renewal Project) which yielded no visible improvement on the people and infrastructure of Alexandra. Paul Mashatile was Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements then. Jackob Mamabolo, Gauteng MEC for Infrastructure and Development, and Parks […]


April Editorial

Election season 2019 is in full swing and emotions are running high. Political parties never-before heard of, as well as all the main politicians are jostling for position on a very busy stage. Kissing babies (and backsides?!) in an attempt to secure a vote (see opinion ‘The ANC Violate All That is Sacred), they vie […]