UoPeople President, Shai Reshef

THE TUITION-FREE MODEL OF HIGHER EDUCATION

University of the People is disrupting the traditional higher educational model in South Africa. University of the People (UoPeople) launched an Education Revolution in 2009 that has exploded in recent years to become the fastest-growing online university in the world. UoPeople’s Read the full story

Advocates of Universal Basic Income Grant (Image: CALS - WITS)

BETWEEN A BASIC INCOME GRANT AND A HARDPLACE

It is sad that, 27 years after the dawn of the country’s democracy, the majority of South Africans are still stuck in a rut where they can barely make ends meet, at best, or just do not have the means, Read the full story

FILE -A service delivery protest (Image: TSA)

THE SITUATION IS REDEEMABLE

“There is need to be brave and face the harsh reality squarely. We have to halt the obsession of telling a good story of yesteryear’s glory and urgently focus on tackling current underlying problems which have been triggering protests. The Read the full story

RDP Houses (Department of Human Settlements)

WHAT’S NEXT AFTER END OF FREE HOUSING PROGRAMME?

“It is not a coincidence that the majority who do not participate in sustainable economic activities to manage a standard lifestyle expected of citizens in post-1994 South Africa, also don’t have access or cannot afford decent housing.“ In all fairness, Read the full story