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Opinion: Mobilising young voters is key to revitalising democracy in South Africa

Professor Letlhokwa George Mpedi is the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg. He recently published an opinion article that first appeared in the Daily Maverick on 18 April 2024. There are more than 27.79 million eligible voters in South Africa, the highest number to date. Of these, the 18-to-39 age band accounts for 42%, […]

Learn to love presidential powers – a reply to Stephen Grootes and Trevor Manuel

Prof Bhaso Ndzendze is an Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at the University of Johannesburg and advisory council member of the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (Casac). Dan Mafora is senior researcher at Casac, and the author of Capture in the Court: In Defence of Judges and the Constitution. […]

Opinion: I am Tintswalo and my personal journey highlights this

Prof Tebogo Mashifana is an associate professor and head of the department of chemical engineering technology at the University of Johannesburg. She recently penned an opinion article that first appeared in The City Press on 03 March 2024. Much has been said about President Cyril Ramaphosa’s use of a fictional Tintswalo in his recent state […]

Opinion: Full of holes — the leaky water bill won’t solve SA’s service delivery crisis

Dr Anthony Kaziboni is Senior Researcher at the Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA) at the University of Johannesburg. He recently published an opinion article that first appeared in the Daily Maverick on 12 March 2024. The National Water and Services Amendment Bill prioritises stricter regulations and fines, but what good are these when millions […]

Opinion: Funding is urgently needed for intra-Africa mobility

Ylva Rodny-Gumede is the head of the division for internationalisation and professor of communication studies at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. She recently published an opinion article that first appeared in the University World News African Edition on 29 February 2024. As the 2024 registration cycle at the start of the academic year comes […]

Opinion: The law must adapt to recognise and accommodate neurodivergent individuals

”Legal systems must establish and enforce anti-discrimination laws that address the unique challenges neurodivergent individuals encounter, ensuring equal opportunities for employment, fair treatment and reasonable accommodations.”’ Professor Letlhokwa George Mpedi is the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg.He recently published an opinion article that first appeared in the Daily Maverick on 06 March 2024. The […]