We need radical economic transformation to give substance to Workers’ Day

During Apartheid, labour was heavily regulated, with workers and employers having to defer to the whim of government in how they conducted their relationships. It is appropriate, then, that South Africans celebrate Freedom Day and Workers’ Day in such proximity to one another – both having to represent our departure from…

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Educating students is like growing a garden.

Imagine an empty lot, one that we want to transform into a lush flower garden. As those responsible for this garden, we might begin by hiring a well-respected landscape architect to create a design for it. In education, we, as a nation, have spent billions paying teams of experts…

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FUTURE OF JOURNALISM

The future of journalism has been predicted by many in the media industry to be moving towards online and social media.
Almost all media houses, radio station and television news channels have a website, Facebook page and twitter account.
The word social in definition is: relating to or involving activities…

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The False God of Career

Diane Fassel wrote in the book called “Working Ourselves to Death, “Work is god for the compulsive worker, and nothing gets in the way of this god”.
Workaholism and its hand-maidens, careerism and materialism are not only social issues, but are religious issues as well.
I say this because…

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Long road to Election Day

07th of May is far enough for political tolerance, the war has begun. With the political landscape that the political parties has set over the weekend, the manifestos and rallies for various parties you can say without a doubt that its election year in South Africa. The political activists are…

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Shocking performance!

The Proteas 281 run record defeat to Australia in the first Test match at Centurion’s Supersport Park on Saturday was nothing but a shocking, disastrous display from the World’s no.1. Test nation of all.
The preparations for the Aussies tour had not gone well with the continuous…

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That degree of yours is just a piece of paper

 A degree without a positive and articulate mindset is futile.
 In South Africa where the unemployment rate is alarmingly high and probably with deteriorating solutions that the government is encountering, it’s so sad because year in and out we witness extreme numbers of scholars graduating without jobs. We see…

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Can Chiefs go one better?

PSL champions Kaizer Chiefs will be participating in this year’s Orange CAF Champions League and the jury is out on them to emulate their rivals Orlando Pirates, who went all the way to the final last year or to go one better and clinch it.
Their irrepressible domestic form…

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