Against the backdrop of COVID-19, effective public-private partnerships have become more critical than ever before, writes Dale Hes.
A change in thinking is needed to make empowerment more than just a box-ticking exercise. Jermaine Craig reports.
With South Africa’s economy heading towards its worst depression in more than a century, the COVID-19 economic crisis has presented the opportunity for a new social compact, reports Duma Gqubule.
In this time of uncertainty and hardship, it’s encouraging to know that many organisations and individuals are going above and beyond to help those in distress, writes Keith Bain.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the normal functioning of local municipalities in a drastic way, reports Dale Hes.
The current crisis is affecting all organisations irrespective of size, sector or country of operation.
What must government and civil society do to tackle the major imbalances women still face in the workplace? Thando Pato speaks to a few female executives about the issues and possible solutions.
How do South African state-owned enterprises stack up against those in other countries and what are the issues surrounding them? Caiphus Kgosana investigates.
The Auditor-General’s review of state-owned enterprises has provided a glimpse of the enormity of the challenge facing the Public Enterprises Ministry and financial services institutions in turning around the dire situation caused by a combination of corruption and ineptitude, reports Jermaine Craig.
Local government is the coalface of service delivery — but are cities fit for purpose to drive service delivery to meet the Sustainable Development Goals? Mpho Lukoto finds out.
The slowdown in B-bBEE deals due to a poor economy and regulatory policies has led to empowerment fatigue and a paucity of funding, writes Duma Gqubule.
The only way for modern cities to effectively handle climate change is through programmes to build resilience. Rodney Weidemann reports.
Business confidence is flagging fast as the economy rapidly approaches crisis point, writes Duma Gqubule.
Since the dawn of democracy, the government has implemented numerous empowerment policies in an effort to upscale previously disadvantaged communities. Tiisetso Tlelima reports on companies that have benefitted from the country’s transformation policies.
A new project, funded jointly by the South African Local Government Association and the European Union, will help build capacity for several local municipalities.
SALGA celebrates the exceptional youth leaders in local government and commemorates the fallen youth of 1976. Lwando Njamela writes.
Entrepreneurs may have the right idea and the will to succeed, but are often bogged down by lack of finance and critical business skills. Caiphus Kgosana investigates where entrepreneurs can find assistance.
Of all the issues that swayed voters during South Africa’s 2019 general elections, none was as polarising as the issue of land, writes Jermaine Craig.