Mandela, the first president of a democratic South Africa, made big strategic choices – not necessarily the right ones, but certainly ones that were befitting of the times.
Richard Calland is the co-author of a hard-hitting report presented at COP27; a compelling research and data-based argument for increased and accelerated climate finance.
“We are not going to allow oil mining to exacerbate our climate change” says environmental activist.
The lack of a clear formula to distinguish between donors’ adaptation and mitigation funds is hurting Africa’s climate response.
The beats are fresh but the performances are second rate and lacking star quality.
In South Africa coalitions are weaponised as extensions of elections.
South African fashion designer David Tlale, renowned Ndebele artist Dr. Esther Mahlangu, business mogul Mike Nkuna and legendary musician and Malaria ambassador Yvonne Chaka Chaka were all recognised by Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) for their contribution to business, art, fashion, music, and culture.
Struggle songs are relevant even in the post apartheid context because they continue to be an important way in which people deliberate on issues.
The conflation of sex work and human trafficking fuels support for the continued criminalisation of sex work.