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Thomas Piketty says South Africa should introduce a minimum wage to avoid situations of extreme exploitation.

Thomas Piketty says South Africa should introduce a minimum wage to avoid situations of extreme exploitation.

Piketty maps out way to inequality reduction in SA

French economist, Thomas Piketty has mapped a plan for what he thinks South Africa must do to fight inequality.

Young people want to be involved in policy making.
Youth seen as crucial in SA's policy making

Wednesday 7 October 2015 10:15

The fifth Annual Nelson Mandela Children's Parliament winds up in the Free State Provincial Legislature on Wednesday.

World renowned  French economist, academic and author, Professor Thomas Piketty, has urged South Africa to introduce an annual tax on net wealth.

World famous French economist, Professor Thomas Piketty, has warned that if the high levels of inequality in South Africa are not addressed adequately, it could lead to violence.

Nelson Mandela Foundation chair Njabulo Ndebele has welcomed French economist and author Thomas Piketty as the guest speaker at the 13th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture.

Famous French Economist Thomas Piketty, the man regarded as the modern Marx, says ownership of wealth in South Africa is still clouded in secrecy.

French economist Thomas Piketty is schedule to deliver a series of lectures before the 13th annual Nelson Mandela Lecture on Saturday.
Rhodes Must Fall movement disrupts Piketty lecture

Wednesday 30 September 2015 20:24

The Rhodes Must Fall movement at the University of Cape Town on Wednesday disrupted a lecture by French economist Thomas Piketty.

Marikana tragedy a symbol of inequality : Piketty

Wednesday 30 September 2015 19:45

In his book, celebrity French Economist Thomas Piketty writes that the Marikana tragedy in South Africa is a symbol of the effects of inequality and the unfair distribution of capital.

Everybody wants a piece of Professor Thomas Piketty, and South Africa will enjoy a nice chunk of him this week, as long as he is able to get an emergency passport.

Mandela's humbled by new school

Tuesday 25 August 2015 09:28

The Makgatho Lewanika Primary school will be officially opened on Tuesday by President Jacob Zuma.

Homeless people in George pampered for a day

Saturday 1 August 2015 19:22

A group of homeless people from George were pampered for the day, as part of the Southern Cape Correctional Services programme marking the end of Mandela Month.

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