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Ramaphosa’s Critical Choices to Get South Africa Back on Track

South Africa’s economy is in dire straits. Unemployment has reached a 15-year high of 27.6%. And in the first quarter of this year GDP growth dropped by 3.2%. That’s the biggest quarterly drop in a decade.Considered in conjunction with the country’s dismal education outcomes, which the IMF found are perpetuating inequality and contribu...

By Joburg Post 3 days ago

Gukurahundi: Can The man accused of opening the wounds heal them?

In 1983, Nqobizitha Mhlaleri was ten years old when a bloody massacre in western Zimbabwe destroyed his community and left him an orphan.“I was made to step on dead bodies including my parents’,” he says, now aged 46. “The soldiers were ruthless. They left a trail of disaster.”Nobuhle Ndlovu, 68, recounts a similar tale of violence.“I ...

By Joburg Post 3 days ago

Malawi elections: Time to revisits First Past the Post

25 years in Malawi’s democracy it may be time for them to adopt a more inclusive approach to elections.   Last Month Malawi held their general elections in one of the tightest races for president the country has seen. President Peter Mutharika had won his second term according to official results protests called by the opposition deman...

By Neo Sithole 4 days ago

President Ramaphosa Receives Report of Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Deputy President David Mabuza hreceived the report of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture yesterday.  The panel was appointed in September 2018 to support the work of the Inter Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Land Reform chaired by the Deputy President. It was to advise the IMC on...

By Joburg Post 5 days ago

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