The most common dilemma facing whistleblowers and members of the public, who want to report corruption, is fear for their safety and victimisation.

For most people, socks are just an item of clothing worn on the feet and there is really nothing fancy about that.

They said South Africa didn’t belong in BRIC.

New jobs generally come with the angst and pressure of making a good first impression. But, what does one’s anxiety and pressure barometer look like when your new boss is actually the President of the country?

As government, non-governmental organisations, the faith-based community and ordinary citizens get ready to participate in the #100MenMarch next week, it should serve as a reminder that it takes a village to protect our future kings and queens.

After struggling to find a stable job for more than three years, Nelisiwe Gabini decided to start her own events planning company in Bronkhorstspruit, a small town about 50 kilometres east of Tshwane.

A recent Statistics South Africa report revealed that at least one in five South African women have experienced some form of gender-based violence. Sadly, most perpetrators of this crime get away unpunished as their victims suffer in silence.

Thato Ditsele had a dream of becoming a successful young businesswoman. However, with only R5000 in her bank account, for a while this remained as such - only a dream.

For many young people, getting a job without experience can prove to be tough. Many young people find themselves between a rock and a hard place: you need experience to get a job and a job to get experience.

Saturday, 26 May, marks exactly 100 days since President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected into office.

You have to be a really hard nut to crack yourself, if you want to make it as a macadamia nut farmer, says Cowan Skelem, one of the leading people behind Ncera Macadamia Farming (NMF), near East London. For, the strongest determination, is what it takes to make it in this industry.

On 9 May, 1994, with the advent of democracy in South Africa, Albertina Sisulu stood up in Parliament to nominate Nelson Mandela for election as the first black President of the newly born country.

The decision by President Cyril Ramaphosa to appoint a team of special envoys to woo investors to South Africa will help turn around the country’s economy, one of the country’s leading economists has said.

Very few people in South Africa can claim to be unfamiliar with the statement: ‘When you strike a woman, you strike a rock’.

As a member of a detachment that came after Solomon Mahlangu’s, a member of MK Madinoga detachment, Solly being a member of The June 16 Detachment, this is my perspective and how I chose to remember Solly.


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