http://www.polity.org.za
Deepening Democracy through Access to Information

Headline News

State capture was evident as early as 2014 – Gordhan 

By: African News Agency      Updated 2 hours 6 minutes ago The State capture phenomenon had been around as early as 2014 in South Africa during former president Jacob Zuma's administration, Public... 

State capture was evident as early as 2014 – Gordhan
Photo by Creamer Media
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan
 Patel: I declined several invites from the Guptas

Patel: I declined several invites from the Guptas 

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 hours ago Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has said he declined several invitations from the Gupta family, including one to the now-infamous... 

Concourt judgment affirms right to protest without permission

Concourt judgment affirms right to protest without permission 

By: News24Wire      Updated 2 hours 36 minutes ago The Constitutional Court has ruled that the failure to give notice of a protest should not be made a criminal offence. The judgment, delivered on... 

Latest

More News

Opinions

The Judging of Nelson Mandela

The Judging of Nelson Mandela

Updated 4 hours ago The Judging of Nelson Mandela – Afzal Moolla 

Some smart ideas to make toilets fit for purpose in Africa's cities

Some smart ideas to make toilets fit for purpose in Africa's cities

19th November 2018 About 23% of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa don’t have access to toilets while 31% with toilets use one’s that aren’t connected to a formal... 

 How alike is land reform in Namibia and South Africa?

How alike is land reform in Namibia and South Africa?

19th November 2018 While land reform has dominated South Africa’s headlines, it has also emerged as a major polarising issue in Namibia ahead of next year’s national... 

 South Africa’s vital role in the future of peacekeeping

South Africa’s vital role in the future of peacekeeping

16th November 2018 By 1 January 2019 South Africa will be one of Africa’s three representatives on the UN Security Council. The country can use this opportunity to... 

More Opinions

Recommendations

Towards Safe And Decent School Sanitation In Limpopo: The Most Fundamental Of Dignities

Towards Safe And Decent School Sanitation In Limpopo: The Most Fundamental Of Dignities

Updated 39 minutes ago SECTION27 is a public-interest law centre that uses and develops the law to promote and advance human rights, including the right to basic... 

A living income for small-scale farmers – Tackling unequal risks and market power

A living income for small-scale farmers – Tackling unequal risks and market power

16th November 2018 The ability of small-scale farmers to earn a living income is critical to ensure their viability and economic success. This paper argues that... 

Opportunities to accelerate national energy transitions through advanced deployment of renewables

Opportunities to accelerate national energy transitions through advanced deployment of renewables

16th November 2018 The world is experiencing a global energy transformation driven by technological change and new policy priorities. This transformation is win-win:... 

Treasury's Final Forensic Investigation Report On Eskom And Transnet

Treasury's Final Forensic Investigation Report On Eskom And Transnet

16th November 2018 National Treasury received the final report on the investigation of various allegations at Eskom and Transnet. The report is divided into three... 

More Recommendations

Statements

AfriForum: AfriForum launches campaign against Discovery racism

AfriForum: AfriForum launches campaign against Discovery racism

Updated 1 hour 4 minutes ago The civil rights organisation AfriForum today launched a campaign to inform the public against the planned racial discrimination of the new... 

TRANSNET: Transnet Takes Leadership in Nigeria Narrow Gauge Railway Project

TRANSNET: Transnet Takes Leadership in Nigeria Narrow Gauge Railway Project

Updated 1 hour 17 minutes ago Transnet is excited to announce that it has taken over from General Electric as the lead consortium partner for the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway... 

SAKELIGA: Sakeliga and Eskom in court tomorrow to keep lights on in towns countrywide

SAKELIGA: Sakeliga and Eskom in court tomorrow to keep lights on in towns countrywide

Updated 1 hour 23 minutes ago The business organisation Sakeliga and Eskom will see each other in court tomorrow in connection with electricity interruptions in local... 

DA: John Block finally faces jail time after ‘playing the system’

DA: John Block finally faces jail time after ‘playing the system’

Updated 1 hour 49 minutes ago Justice has finally been served following the ConCourts dismissal today of John Block’s application for leave to appeal his 15-year jail sentence... 

More Statements

Press Offices

It Does Not Matter Whether the Employees Agreed - the Agreement is Valid

It Does Not Matter Whether the Employees Agreed - the Agreement is Valid

Updated 3 hours ago Protection of employment during business transfers is an integral piece in the employment law legal puzzle in many jurisdictions around the world.... 

Bank Zero a Hero? A few Banking Law Aspects to Ponder on

Bank Zero a Hero? A few Banking Law Aspects to Ponder on

16th November 2018 At the heart of inflation it seems South Africans need a hero and Bank Zero is ready to jump on the bandwagon with what seems to be a... 

Forty-eight Fasken Lawyers featured in IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2019

Forty-eight Fasken Lawyers featured in IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2019

15th November 2018 Our Firm is included in the 2019 edition of the IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide for worldwide leading financial and corporate law firms and... 

Employer’s Threat Of Criminal And Civil Proceedings Against An Employee

Employer’s Threat Of Criminal And Civil Proceedings Against An Employee

15th November 2018 Can an employer’s threat of criminal and civil proceedings against an employee arising out of the employee’s misconduct constitute conduct which... 

More Press Offices

Latest Videos

[WATCH] I Beg to Differ: Ministry amid the teargas – Peter Storey

In The Jaws of the Crocodile – Ray Ndlovu

The Man Who Killed Apartheid – Harris Dousemetzis

More Videos

Latest Podcast

Daily Podcast – November 19, 2018

Previous Podcasts


About

Polity.org.za is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on Polity.org.za is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Register Close