Tag: Issue 89

Remembering Manasseh Tebatso Moerane through the eyes of his grand niece.

“My rich family history is unknown in the popular memory”

My first encounter with her came about while walking past her office, on my way to Cory library on campus. I then recognised a name that rung a bell – Matebatso Mokete Moerane – written on a piece of wood placed on a desk at Human Resource offices. The first name that sprung into my mind was M T Moerane, a former editor of the Bantu World…

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Ethical journalism: what to do – and not to do – with leaked emails

Worry about ethics to safeguard credibility

South Africans have been gripped by stories gleaned from the biggest data dump in the country – between 100,000 and 200,000 emails leaked by an anonymous source to journalists. The emails, locally referred to as the “Gupta leaks”, reveal how the Gupta family has done business in the country, as well as their engagements with the government and politicians. The family, and its associates, are accused of buying favour, as well as state tenders and deals…

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We will lead Africa

Book launch: collection of inspirational real-life stories from Africa

We Will Lead Africa contributes an open call to practitioners to further inform our conclusions of where we are now and what more is needed to attain the Africa we want. It is a shift from viewing leadership in Africa from the sociopolitical lens or theoretical lens, to a focus on leadership at every level. It neither denies the overemphasised challenges of the continent, nor privileges the Africa-rising narrative. It calls us to see beyond what the mainstream says and own our part of making the change we want.

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