The right to development is an inalienable human right

The right to development is an inalienable human right

22 March 2022 The United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development explicitly frames human rights as equal and indivisible and that people, communities and societies need to enjoy access to these rights for their development. It declares: “The right to...
Benefits, burden and barriers of tax compliance for small businesses

Benefits, burden and barriers of tax compliance for small businesses

16 August 2021 By Black Umbrellas, a partner entity of the Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation Benjamin Franklin, an iconic American president, famously said. “…in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.” This past year in South Africa, conversation has circled...
A Circle Of Support: How CRET’s Top Students Give Back

A Circle Of Support: How CRET’s Top Students Give Back

25 July 2021 At the recent Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) graduate awards ceremony, the First Lady of South Africa and Chairperson of Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation, Dr Tshepo Motsepe, reflected upon the challenges the pandemic presented for students. Dr Motsepe...
A Stitch In Time Saves SMEs

A Stitch In Time Saves SMEs

13 June 2021 Cliched as it may be, the proverb about ‘teaching a man to fish’ still holds water now more than ever, especially for small business owners. The proverb says, ‘If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day but, teach a man to fish, and you feed him for...