Nelson Mandela, Robert Sobukwe, Thabo Mbeki, Tsietsie Mashinini and many other struggle heroes were youngsters when they conceived the dream of a free South Africa. Yet since the dawn of democracy, key decision-making structures are mostly led by older people.
This week we focus on government’s decision to cut funding in former Model C schools in a move that sought to reconstruct a deeply fragmented and discriminatory education system.
The millions spent on commissions of inquiry has sparked debate with some South Africans questioning their significance. At issue, is the lack of prosecutorial teeth by the commissions.
This week we mark the start of government’s new large-scale electrification programme. The project was in line with the ANC government’s Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP).
While the face of Corporate South Africa has changed from how it used to be during apartheid, there are concerns its life and blood remains the same.