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The Meaning of Freedom Day

Freedom celebration is an important aspect of nation building that cannot be left only to annual Union Buildings festivities, but should be deliberately weaved as a national project. The ‘dual’ history of South Africa often characterised as white and black history compounds the quest for a national meaning of freedom. Understanding the meaning of freedom […]

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A Trailblazing Intellectual with Business Acumen

THABO  MOKWENA A Trailblazing Intellectual with Business Acumen Thabo Owen Mokwena, the Director of the Centre of Public Entities (CPE)  and owner of Leago Group A man working for the public’s greater good, proclaimed family man, businessman, intellectual and experienced developmental expert Thabo Owen Mokwena is the Director of the Centre for Public Entities (CPE), a […]

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Down Memory Lane with Thabo Owen Mokwena

“While we had fun outside the class we also enjoyed the academic part of the school. There were fine and exceptional brains that graced the classrooms of Reitumetse. This school was a pioneering academy unleashing beautiful minds.” This is my two cents worth contribution towards the pleasant memories of Reitumetse High School. Inevitably it will […]

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Social Capital is the Cornerstone of Development

South Africa seriously needs social capital as the cornerstone of our developmental state. The benefits of social capital are long term if not lifetime; they are most relevant and needed now in South Africa, and more importantly they are interlinked with development. Social capital is anchored around trust and is crucial for various reasons.  Among […]

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