VIEWPOINTS | Reviving a declining mining industry August 4, 2020 South African mining is in decline. Norman Mbazima argues that if you mine out existing reserves without investing in finding new reserves and building new mines, output will inevitably shrink, as is already happening in South Africa. Covid-19: Are we asking the right questions about... Youth unemployment? June 13, 2020 Youth unemployment was identified as a national priority by President Cyril Ramaphosa during the 2020 SONA. Since then, the Covid-19 pandemic is sure to have worsened this crisis. Covid-19: Are we asking the right questions about... Food supplies and poverty alleviation in the former homelands? June 9, 2020 Food supplies and poverty alleviation in the former homeland regions have been very negatively impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. South Africans should be asking tough questions about how to ensure that supplies of food reach the neediest households.