ANALYSIS: What we found after testing baby food sugar levels in SA
A study reveals hat most baby food products in South Africa have a high sugar content.
ANALYSIS: The 7 things new leaders need to do to fix South Africa
Those in charge in South Africa following the recent election should focus on improving governance and weeding out corruption.
ANALYSIS: Ramaphosa’s Cabinet: who & what’s needed to end SA’s malaise
President Cyril Ramaphosa has to ensure that reform of critical institutions is placed first. Everything else will be compromised if this fails.
ANALYSIS: Data fails to capture complexity of SA’s unemployment crisis
South Africa’s embrace of international conventions has buttressed the country’s reputation in statistical circles. But these global standards prove a poor fit for the country.
ANALYSIS: SA has a new presidential advisory unit. Will it improve policy?
President Cyril Ramaphosa has revived a presidential advisory unit shut down by his predecessor. He needs it if he is to use his power effectively to improve his government's policy coherence.
ANALYSIS: Safeguarding women after disasters: some progress, but not enough
Women in disaster zones are frequently targeted by sexual predators who take advantage of their vulnerability.
EXPLAINER: The who, why & what of SA's minority Afrikaner party
The FF+'s constituency is overwhelmingly Afrikaner white Protestants. But it appears to have made inroads among coloured conservatives.
OPINION: Ramaphosa saves the ANC’s bacon. But this could be its last chance
Some have argued that were the ANC to win 60% or more in this election, it would have given the party a blank cheque for further larceny.
Why people in Vietnam use rhino horn
Considerable efforts have been devoted to reducing the demand for rhino horn in Vietnam. In 2015, the Government of Vietnam increased sanctions on the illegal trade and use of rhino horns.
ANALYSIS: Global inequality 25% higher than it would be in climate-stable world
Never mind the future – rich countries have already benefited from climate change, while poor countries have suffered dramatic economic losses.
[ANALYSIS] Freedom Day in SA – a reminder of unfinished business
As South Africa marks 25 years of freedom, many citizens have to contend with the harsh reality that they can't eat democracy.
OPINION: Semenya v IAAF: Implications for women’s participation in sport
Arbitration case between athlete Caster Semenya and the IAAF centres on eligibility to compete based on testosterone – but there are other factors in play.
OPINION: How portrayal of protest in SA denigrates poor people
Protests in the townships and shack settlements where most poor people live in Johannesburg, Tshwane and Cape Town are in the news.
OPINION: Rekindling hope is the missing elixir needed to fix SA’s economy
As Keynes explained, in his magisterial analysis of the drivers of private investment, written in the depths of the 1930s great depression.
ANALYSIS: Ramaphosa’s presidency is drawing voters back to the ANC
These findings come from the second nationally representative study conducted by the Centre for Social Development in Africa at the University of Johannesburg.
OPINION: SA doesn’t have enough women in foreign policy. This is why it matters
South Africa is one of at least 17 countries that has a woman foreign minister. Since 1994, all but one of the country’s foreign ministers have been women.
EXPLAINER: Why restructuring Eskom won’t end the blackouts
South Africa isn't having an honest debate about proposals to fix its power utility Eskom, and the role that renewables might play.
EXPLAINER: South Africans go to the polls in May: what you need to know
South Africa's polls have been praised for adhering to international election best practice. But, they are not without problems.