Writes Dennis Bloem Spokesperson for Activists and Citizens Forum The plight and suffering of ex-political detainees continue without any hope. These ex-political detainees and their families are facing yet another bleak Christmas. For the past 29 years, the ANC government has made empty promises several times that they will address the plight of the thousands … Read more

Celebrate each other’s humanity, and we can overcome our challenges

Writes ITHUBA CEO Charmaine Mabuza South Africa is a continent of stark contrasts. In its landscape, climate, socio-economic inequalities, and the diversity of its people. South Africans face unique socio-economic difficulties and opportunities which often rip our communities apart, but also bring us together, and the way to get there is through our actions. In … Read more

“It is totally unacceptable that people must go through this hell”- Bloem on water crisis

By Mashamba Media news@alexreporter.co.za Activists and Citizens Forum has condemned the ongoing water crisis in some parts of Gauteng and Kwa-Zulu Natal. Dennis Bloem, spokesperson for Activists and Citizens Forum said it was totally “unacceptable that people must go through this hell. Worst of all, some people have been without water for weeks now”. He … Read more

Who to blame for Loadshedding? Joel from Loadshedding.com has an answer for that!

Understanding Load Shedding in South Africa: What you need to Know? Writes Joel  http://loadshedding.com/ As South Africa braces for another winter season, energy experts are warning that the country will face more load shedding in the coming months. Load shedding, which is the deliberate rotational interruption of electricity supply, has plagued the country for years, … Read more

Khavho Travel & Tourism makes Alex a destination for tourists

  By Khosi Phasha Marketing Director of Khavho Travel & Tourism   Since 2012 nearly 710 London Business school MBA Students have transformed 134 micro entrepreneurs in Alexandra Township located in Gauteng province, Johannesburg, the oldest township in South Africa.   Khavho Travel Tourism, Reciprocity together with London Business School (LBS) held a successful event … Read more

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust beneficiaries embrace ethos of paying it forward!

  An Opinion piece By Chantelle Oosthuizen, Executive Director, Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust If we want to see ubuntu in action, we simply need to look to the visionary young people who are united and focused on improving communities and building our economy.   While providing bursaries along with a host of other support provisions … Read more

The Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and what it means for e-commerce

By Siyanda Makhubo The current nature of international relations, which is marked by a surge in diverse (economic, political and socio-cultural) crises, demanding the mobilization of joint capacities of states and non-state actors (enterprises and individuals), to find a durable solution which would help to improve the living standard in African countries marks the founding … Read more