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New Year’s Resolutions: Pay it forward to make it work

“There are many reasons why New Year’s resolutions don’t become habits and this is true even of those who are altruistic and service oriented. While many of us feel we should be doing more for the community, most of us find it really hard to sustain our commitment to volunteer,” says Dr Felicity Coughlan, Director of The Independent Institute of Education, SA’s largest and most accredited private higher education institution.

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Ambiguous Application of Affirmative Action Leaves South Africa Untransformed

By Anna Majavu After almost 21 years, affirmative action has not taken root in South Africa and most sectors of the economy, including academic institutions, remain “untransformed”. The most recent Commission for Employment Equity’s annual report noted that whites continued to retain the vast majority of the top positions in South Africa (over 62% last