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Empowerment 3.0: Socio-economic Innovation

February 24th, 2024 (Updated)

Black empowerment in South Africa, despite legal efforts to support it, has been woeful. A handful of black elite – the so-called black diamonds have grabbed for themselves whilst the poor black masses have not been able to improve their lot. This cartoon and article is the first in a series about black economic empowerment and job creation.

It’s My Culture – Gender Inequality CartOOn

February 24th, 2024 (Updated)

It’s my culture is an often used defence to justify gender inequality. Wonkie’s guest writer, Engineer-Chic, takes a critical look at the it’s my culture defence and questions how progressive South African society really is.

Top 10 hidden holiday destinations South Africa

February 24th, 2024 (Updated)

SA-Venues.com suggests some lesser-known travel destinations in South Africa ranging from Marakele National Park to Amatola Hiking Trail and Velddrif.

Nationalisation of Mines in South Africa

February 24th, 2024 (Updated)

A Wonkie rhino tells Julius Malema what the impact of nationalisation of mines in South Africa will be. Will he listen – probably not. Learn more about the nationalisation of mines from an experienced South African economist who wrote this guest post.

The Doctors’ Strike from a Doctor’s Perspective

February 24th, 2024 (Updated)

Aaron Motsoaledi has his work cut out for him in the Department of Health – staff shortages, poor infrastructure and supplies, doctor’s strike – Urgent reforms are needed. These are the issues from a doctor’s point of view.