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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene confirmed a further direct allocation to power utility Eskom of at least R20-billion. But he also stressed on Wednesday that...
 
Government aimed to fast-track certain “fast-growing” infrastructure programmes, despite cutting back on expenditure over the next few years, the 2014 Medium...
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PROCUREMENT
 
Government’s plans for reining in the country’s public procurement would be outlined in the Public Procurement Review, which will be published next month....
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PUBLIC WAGES
 
National Treasury this week froze the public personnel headcount and embarked on a review of funded vacancies in an effort to curb State spending and...
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies
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BEE fronting
 
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies on Tuesday announced that the department will soon look for nominations and applications for the establishment of a...
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa
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POLITICS
 
SADC Facilitator and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will later today return to Lesotho to carry out the regional body’s mission of...
 
 
 
 
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Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
Naledi Pandor
Naledi Pandor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Competition policy is about promoting economic participation, economic efficiency, and consumer welfare. But, in the real world just what are the...

 

There is a critical gap in the depth and volume of research into the areas of competition and regulation as they relate to the African continent. Work...

 

The new members of the AU’s Panel of the Wise include a number of high-profile individuals. It remains to be seen, however, what role they can...

 

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a growing consideration for businesses. The Country Review Reports (CRRs) compiled through the African Peer...

 

Schedule of Parliament – October 21,...

 

Countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates – have made...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Zimbabwe’s decade-long economic and political crisis from 1998 to 2009 will go down as one of the worst periods in the country’s history. However, the unity...
 
In 2009, the Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) recorded its worst ever showing in an election. Its candidate, rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama, was trying...
 
Economic Development Partnership
 
If business is not assertive about what it needs from government to achieve inclusive growth, we are unlikely to achieve it. Business should secure a better...
 
Twenty years since the withdrawal of American troops from Somalia following the ill-fated United Nations Operation in Somalia II (UNOSOM II), the...
 
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
 
Does being an active member of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), the instrument adopted by the African Union to improve the quality of governance...
 
Until now, there has been very little research into why young Kenyan and Somali men join al-Shabaab and the Mombasa Republican Council (MRC). This has led to...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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