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Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
 
Researcher and political analyst Professor Raymond Suttner has described South Africa’s youth unemployment crisis as an “emergency-type situation” that can...
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene
 
Treasury is reluctant to throw good money after bad by over-committing funds to recover state money lost to corruption, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said...
 
South Africa's biggest union faced expulsion on Thursday from a labour federation linked to the ruling African National Congress, the first major crack in an...
Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe
Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe
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POLITICS
 
Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe said on Thursday deputy president Joice Mujuru, potential successor to her 90-year-old husband Robert Mugabe, should...
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STATE-OWNED COMPANIES
 
Embattled state-owned entity South African Airways (SAA) would consider an equity partnership, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Thursday....
Cyril Ramaphosa and Prime Minister Tom Thabane
Cyril Ramaphosa and Prime Minister Tom Thabane
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SECURITY ACCORD
 
The Maseru Security Accord, a new deal aimed at promoting security in Lesotho, was signed in the country on Thursday, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said....
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Ugandan government has enacted repressive and discriminatory legislation intensifying restrictions on free expression, association and assembly...

 

The Minister of Finance presented a back to basics budget statement on Wednesday afternoon when he submitted the mini-budget (or Medium Term Budget...

 

Developing a suitable system of corporate governance is an important priority for Africa. Corporate governance is underdeveloped on the continent...

 

This is the nineteenth global report on tuberculosis (TB) published by

 

This 37-page report details the US border policies and practices that place migrants at risk of serious harm back home, based on the accounts of people...

 

The African Peer Review Mechanism’s (APRM) Country Review Reports (CRRs) provide a unique overview of central themes in Africa’s political...

 
 
 
 
 
 
REAL ECONOMY: ELECTRICITY
 
The relationship between economic growth and development and stable and affordable electricity supply is not only strong, but also indisputable. The link is...
 
In 2013, Government enacted phase one of the Retirement Reform in the Income Tax Act, effective 1 March 2015. This phase was to address retirement savings...
 
Energy poverty (2) is a prominent socio-economic concern in Nigeria and has been described by Horton as “a hugely neglected determinant of human health.”(3)...
 
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
 
The announcement of a joint agreement between the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and Hebei Iron and Steel Group to open a steel mill in Phalaborwa...
 
As the long-awaited court case against Côte d’Ivoire’s former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, and a large number of party officials starts in Abidjan this week,...
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
 
There are signs of widespread erosion of trust in decision-making in key institutions. This week the granting of medical parole came into the spotlight. The...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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