When herd behaviour is used for selfishness, all you’re left with is a smug sense of entitlement, writes Charlene Naidoo.
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The reality is the politicians are the biggest beneficiaries of this system of poverty. Poverty is what keeps politicians in power, writes Wesley Fester
Willowfontein residents are fed up with broken promises by government officials.
The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has blamed residents for illegal dumping after the death of four children, apparently after eating toxic food from a nearby dump site.
An informal settlement in the centre of Boom Street in Marabastad in Pretoria has become commonly known as 'Little Zimbabwe' on account of the number of Zimbabwean nationals living there.
Whites in South Africa earned three times more than blacks on average, two decades after the demise of apartheid, according to Statistics SA.
In her conversation with Redi Tlhabi, Melinda Gates discusses gender equality and makes an urgent call for women, even those with just a modicum of power, to use their agency to uplift the voiceless.
The creation of all-male or all-female groups of animals, known as monosex populations, has become a potentially useful approach in aquaculture and livestock rearing, says Tomer Ventura.
The Children's Commissioner's Office found families living in cramped shipping containers, bed and breakfasts, and converted office buildings.
A homeless man has been found dead near the Sea Point promenade in Cape Town's upmarket Three Anchor Bay suburb.
Absenteeism, presenteeism and other widespread costs are all linked to poverty, and it's in the interests of corporates to mitigate their effects, says Sifiso Skenjana.
Sadly, the very much needed dialogue on how to strategically win the fight against poverty and open up opportunities for the millions around the world, is, in many occasions, overshadowed by the obsession over income inequality, writes Phumlani M. Majozi.
Residents from Lebonkeng in rural Northern Cape say many pupils have to walk as far as 9km over flooded roads, unsafe fields, and degraded bridges to get to school.
For some people, Christmas is no different to any other time of year - desperate.
Some families who have been living in abandoned school buildings in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, will finally be relocated after nearly 18 years.
In Monaco, a tiny city-state on the French Riviera, an estimated one-third of residents are millionaires and poverty is virtually nonexistent.
If trends continue, 87% of the world's poorest people will live in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030, says Zuhumnan Dapel.
South Africans appear more divided than ever. To become a great, and united, nation we urgently need to reimagine a way to build our people - and this must be about more than jobs and GDP, writes Athol Williams.
The ANC in the Western Cape is trying to paint the City of Cape Town as a municipality that doesn't care for the homeless when the opposite is true, Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato has said.
Almost 5 000 people in Cape Town are homeless and an estimated 700 are living in the central business district, but the cause might not be what you expect.
Paid employment is generally considered the most sustainable way of pulling people out of poverty. But the past two decades have seen a global rise in the complex phenomenon of the working poor. South Africa is no exception.
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