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APPOINTMENTS
 
President Jacob Zuma has appointed development economist Thomas Swabihi Moyane as a South African Revenue Services (Sars) commissioner, effective September...
 
South Africa's nuclear cooperation deal signed this week with Russia is part of a tender process that will involve other competing countries and is not a...
 
A high-level delegation of government representatives, led by President Jacob Zuma, will this week attend a series of events organised by the Open Government...
Patricia de Lille, PJ Rabie and Dominic Chennells
Patricia de Lille, PJ Rabie and Dominic Chennells
 
In a boost for renewable energy, the City of Cape Town has signed its first small-scale embedded electricity generation contract with Black River Park...
 
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and the University of Venda, have signed a R300-million loan agreement for the construction of on-campus...
 
Between 550 000 and 1.4-million people in West Africa could be infected with the Ebola virus by January 20, 2015, according to a report issued on Tuesday by...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Two recent developments have brought the equity/efficiency paradox into sharp focus: the Constitutional Court judgement in the Renate Barnard v...

 

The human rights of the world’s most vulnerable will be severely threatened unless urgent action is taken to improve access to justice and legal...

 

This 109-page Human Rights Watch report examines the inner workings of war crimes units in the three...

 

Nigeria’s police and military routinely torture women, men, and children – some as young as 12 – using a wide range of methods...

 

Countries at all income levels have the opportunity to build lasting economic growth and at the same time reduce the immense risk of climate change. But...

 

The 96-page report highlights cases of police brutality that resulted in deaths and serious injuries of people in custody between August 2010 and July...

 
 
 
 
 
 
More than six months have passed since the Ebola epidemic was officially declared in Guinea. In this time, very little help has come from African...
 
Conflict between Eritrea and Ethiopia has existed since the Eritrean War of Independence in 1961, and in 1998 the conflict culminated in the bloody and...
 
REAL ECONOMY: TRADE & DEVELOPMENT
 
A new United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) report offers a decidedly different approach to how the world and developing countries, in...
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
 
In this episode of Suttner's View, researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner speaks about ANC rule and the state of public institutions.
Researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner
Researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner
 
Researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Shannon de Ryhove about the need for active citizenry for democratic rule. Click here to...
 
We should look back at our recent history if we want to understand the extent of violence and crime in South Africa.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Author Miranda Sherry
Author Miranda Sherry
 
 
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
PJ Powers
PJ Powers
 
 
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Herman Mashaba
Herman Mashaba
Stanlib economist Kevin Lings
Stanlib economist Kevin Lings
Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika
Sunday Times journalist Mzilikazi wa Afrika
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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