鶹AVOpinion Pieces

Dear Fellow South African,

To build an inclusive economy that creates jobs and reduces poverty, South Africa needs a capable, ethical and developmental state.

A fundamental…

By Siphithi SibekoFor our democracy to flourish, citizens have to play their part in exercising their fundamental rights and responsibilities. We are called to advance the democratic rights of…

Dear Fellow South African,

The severe storms that have lashed parts of the Western Cape over the past week are a devastating reminder that extreme weather is becoming more frequent…

Dear Fellow South African,

Last Friday marked 100 days since South Africa last experienced load shedding. This is the longest continuous period without load shedding since 2020.…

Dear Fellow South African,  

In the coming days, the ministers and deputy ministers of the new 鶹AVof National Unity will be sworn in. This is a significant moment in our…

Dear Fellow South African,  

The formation of the second 鶹AVof National Unity (GNU) is a momentous development in South Africa’s democracy.

Every effort must be…

By Niko Allie

“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will." These powerful words were spoken by civil rights movement leader Frederick Douglass who called…

By Andrea Naicker

On 29 May 2024, the voices of the people reigned supreme once more and their collective choice has paved the way…

By Cyril Ramaphosa

Dear Fellow South African,

With the 2024 elections behind us and discussions between political parties around the formation of a government ongoing, there is broad…

By Cyril Ramaphosa

Dear Fellow South African,

We have just held a successful general election. Last week, over 16 million citizens cast their votes at more than 23,000 voting…

Every parent naturally wants the best for their child when it comes to education.  This extends to the school their children attend or tertiary…

By Cyril Ramaphosa

Dear Fellow South African,

On Wednesday, we will be holding a general election for the seventh time since we attained democracy. More than 27 million…

There was a time when the story of Africa was told by voices outside the continent who looked at our continent through a tainted lens. However, this has changed and Africans are now…

30 years of building our economy

The South African economy is today nearly triple the size it was when we embarked on our democratic journey. It is the result of 30 years of hard work and…

By Cyril Ramaphosa

Dear Fellow South African,

Last week I signed the National Health Insurance Act in to law, bringing our country one step closer towards universal health coverage.…

By Nomonde Mnukwa

This month will be one of the busiest for our country. We will participate in our nation’s seventh democratic elections on 29 May 2024, commemorate Africa Day on…

By Cyril RamaphosaDear Fellow South African,

As of today, the country will have had no load shedding for over a month and a half. This welcome development shows that the Energy Action Plan…

By Andrea Naicker

South Africa’s distinctive skills, talents and resources have paved the way for the emergence of various local businesses with unique offerings. These home-grown products…

By Simangazo MokaleWhen a baby is born parents anticipate that their child will live a long happy life, but this is not always the case. Sometimes there are conditions that are not evident at…

By Cyril Ramaphosa

Dear Fellow South African,  

On this past Saturday, 27 April 2024, South Africa celebrated the 30th anniversary of the country’s first democratic elections.…