Policy, Law, Economics and Politics - Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
This privately-owned website is operated and maintained by Creamer Media
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
         
close notification
(Use arrows to navigate)
 
 
Expand this page
 
Outgoing Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus
Outgoing Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus
 
South Africa's central bank defended its inflation targeting policy on Thursday, saying it had helped reduce price pressures and contributed to more...
DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane
DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane
Updated 3 hours ago
 
DEMOCRATIC ALLIANCE
 
A call by DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane in the National Assembly on Thursday for a special debate on the president failing to appear to answer a full...
Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore
Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore
 
Thousands of protesters marched on Burkina Faso's presidential palace after burning the parliament building and ransacking state television offices on...
Mossel Bay harbour
Mossel Bay harbour
Updated 6 hours ago
 
EBOLA
 
The National Ports Authority (NPA) has taken steps to ensure the Ebola virus disease does not enter South Africa through one of its main harbours, Public...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
CONSITUTIONAL COURT
 
The Constitutional Court ordered the SA Police Service (SAPS) on Thursday to investigate claims of torture against senior Zimbabwean officials. The...
Robert Mugabe and Joice Mujuru
Robert Mugabe and Joice Mujuru
 
Zimbabwe's state media accused Vice-President Joice Mujuru of extortion and abuse of office on Thursday in what observers say is a stepped-up campaign to...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

This working paper released by Global Policy Forum gives an overview of the debate from the early efforts to...

 

In recent times, new partnerships models between governments, business and civil society are increasingly gaining attention. One prominent example is...

 

A new World Bank Group report finds that in the past year, governments around the world continued to implement a...

 

Much more work needs to be done to end poverty and close the gap in living standards between those in the bottom 40 percent and the top 60 percent of...

 

This 122-page report published by Human Rights Watch documents the lack of access for many patients to pain relief and...

 

The new Global AgeWatch Index measures how well 96 countries are supporting their...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Istitute for Security Studies
 
It does not seem to have fully registered, at least outside Botswana, that President Ian Khama’s ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), which has been in...
 
Developments in NUMSA attract a great deal of public attention in the media, in political commentary and amongst political and union figures.  The reasons...
 
South African Institute of International Affairs
 
Sociologist Robert K Merton’s ‘Law of Unintended Consequences’ is the observable phenomenon of purposeful actions having unexpected results, most often...
 
Institute for Security Studies
 
Three years after the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime, Libya is far from the democratic state many had envisioned and hoped for. Instead the country...
 
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) languishes near the bottom of the United Nations’ (UN's) Human Development Index, fluctuating between last and second...
 
Institute for Security Studies
 
Talks in Algeria about the future stability of Mali were suspended at the end of last week. This came amid fears that the internal divisions among armed...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Online Publishers Association