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Commitments made over the past 16 years, following the 1998 Defence Review, has resulted in a mismatch between what was expected from the South African...
 
UN Security Council members are considering sanctions on South Sudan's warring parties, envoys said on Wednesday, after UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous...
 
Investment in infrastructure and natural resources will continue to underpin economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa, although capital outflows sparked by...
 
As industry prepares for the launch of South Africa’s digital terrestrial migration, the South African Communications Forum (SACF) hosted a workshop to...
Western Cape provincial ANC leader Marius Fransman
Western Cape provincial ANC leader Marius Fransman
 
The Western Cape public accounts committee (Scopa) has a political agenda and is misusing government structures, former health MEC Pierre Uys said on...
 
State-owned logistics firm Transnet has announced a R2-million, three-year sponsorship agreement with the University of Stellenbosch Business...
 
 
 
 
Professor Raymond Suttner speaks with Polity's Shannon de Ryhove
Professor Raymond Suttner speaks with Polity's Shannon de Ryhove
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
Researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner
Researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner
ANC supporters
ANC supporters
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Families are the fundamental building block of society. Social cohesion and stability are founded upon healthy, functional families. The nurturing and...

 

During the build-up to the 2014 election there have been at least four incidents of political
intimidation that were widely publicised in the...

 

This study assesses community perceptions about illicit trafficking and organised crime in West Africa and the Sahel. Focus groups were conducted in...

 

In May 1891, Pope Leo XIII released his momentous encyclical Rerum Novarum, addressing the conditions of work during the industrialisation of the world,...

 

South Africa held its first democratic elections in 1994, and 20 years later we are approaching another general election. In two decades South Africa...

 

Public services like health and education are one of the strongest weapons in the fight against...

 
 
 
 
 
 
For anyone concerned about gender equality, it is significant that patriarchy is not being raised by any political party in their election campaign.  One...
 
In politics, short-term considerations often trump the long-term imperative. Even more so in times of crisis. But regardless of the severe geopolitical...
 
After almost five decades of war and armed conflict, South Sudan achieved its independence from the Republic of Sudan in July 2011, making it the world’s...
 
With exactly two weeks to go to South Africa’s fifth all-inclusive democratic general election all eyes remain on the political parties, their leaders and...
Professor Raymond Suttner speaks with Polity's Shannon de Ryhove
Professor Raymond Suttner speaks with Polity's Shannon de Ryhove
 
In this week's Suttner's View, researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner discusses what's gone wrong in 20 years of democracy in South Africa.
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
 
There is no issue or factor that, on its own, will determine whether the African National Congress (ANC) gains or loses support in the May election. While...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LIZEL BLIGNAUTCompetition laws are fast becoming a regular feature of the regulatory landscape in developing countries
LIZEL BLIGNAUTCompetition laws are fast becoming a regular feature of the regulatory landscape in developing countries
SHAWN VAN DER MEULEN Criminal sanctions will further discourage and dissuade directors and managers from engaging in cartel activity
SHAWN VAN DER MEULEN Criminal sanctions will further discourage and dissuade directors and managers from engaging in cartel activity
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alex Boraine
Alex Boraine
Mark Gevisser
Mark Gevisser
 
 
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Active citizen Maurice Smithers
Active citizen Maurice Smithers
Prince Mashele
Prince Mashele
Former diplomat and author Robin Renwick
Former diplomat and author Robin Renwick
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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