Every South African knows that we urgently need “new ways to fix old problems”. This astute collection of essays by 15 experts therefore provides action-oriented recommendations on a broad range of priorities. From Ann Bernstein to Thuli Madonsela, from Bonang Mohale to Temba Nolutshungu – they scrutinise the forces that shape society, in order to strengthen democracy and bring about productive change.
Anointed for Business is Ed Silvo’s testimony that encourages and equips believers who are in the marketplace on the why, what and how to advance the kingdom right in the place where we work. If you are in the marketplace and feeling a little ineffective as opposed to those who are in fulltime ministry – this book is for you. Wanting to know how you can use your influence to change the world? This book is for you. This book is also for church leaders who are looking to equip their communities on doing God’s work, while at work.
With a successful (and scandal-free) track record of four decades, Martin Kuscus proved himself one of a rare breed of credible public sector leaders who shaped the South African democratic landscape for the better. His memoir calls on emerging leaders to redefine the game of power, and live with admirable character in a world dominated by self-serving compromise.
Offering a broad historical perspective, this compelling read brings clarity (and activates a new awareness) as to how the interplay between economic and political institutions create either poverty, or widely-shared wealth.
Written by two veteran journalists, this is a mature overview of South Africa's current political and cultural complexities, traced back to the historical factors that have shaped – and continue to shape – the country.