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

Headline News

ANC top committee to meet on Sunday

By: News24Wire      23rd February 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) will hold a two-day meeting of its top body starting Sunday, party spokesperson Pule Mabe said. The meeting of... 

ANC top committee to meet on Sunday
ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe & President Cyril Ramaphosa
Zuma charges: NPA boss Shaun Abrahams gets feedback from prosecutors

Zuma charges: NPA boss Shaun Abrahams gets feedback from prosecutors

By: News24Wire      23rd February 2018 National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams on Friday received recommendations from prosecutors on whether or not former... 

 Ajay Gupta wanted by SA Police, but not for Vrede matter

Ajay Gupta wanted by SA Police, but not for Vrede matter

By: African News Agency      23rd February 2018 Fugitive Ajay Gupta is being sought on a corruption matter unrelated to the controversial Estina Farm Community Project in Vrede, Free State... 

Latest

More News

Opinions

Efforts to get South Africa's economy moving are no more than a patch up job

Efforts to get South Africa's economy moving are no more than a patch up job

23rd February 2018 Its obvious that the South African government approached the 2018 budget from an extremely tight spot and with limited options. The country has... 

 South Africa’s foreign policy under Zuma: Towards greater strategic partnerships

South Africa’s foreign policy under Zuma: Towards greater strategic partnerships

23rd February 2018 South Africa’s 2019 general elections will be a critical moment for democracy as the country welcomes a post-Zuma future. Equally important is the... 

Ramaphosa swallows Zuma's poison pill

Ramaphosa swallows Zuma's poison pill

23rd February 2018 The populist and irresponsible announcement made by ex-President Zuma over his shoulder as he rode into the sunset – announcing fee-... 

Pace of policy dance must now quicken

Pace of policy dance must now quicken

23rd February 2018 South Africans have become more than accustomed to the slow-slow-quick-quick-slow steps of the national political dance. However, if there is to be... 

More Opinions

Recommendations

Public Protector Report: Lynne Brown Complaint By DA

Public Protector Report: Lynne Brown Complaint By DA

23rd February 2018 The Public Protector has released her findings into allegations of a violation of the executive member's ethics code by Minister Lynne Brown. 

 Creative Disruption: The impact of emerging technologies on the creative economy

Creative Disruption: The impact of emerging technologies on the creative economy

23rd February 2018 Artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality and blockchain are changing the way the content is produced, distributed and consumed. The... 

Abuses Against Boys Accused of National Security Offenses in Somalia

Abuses Against Boys Accused of National Security Offenses in Somalia

22nd February 2018 In late 2015 the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab forcibly abducted Hamza, a 15-year-old boy from the contested town of Merka in southern Somalia,... 

Every Child Alive: The urgent need to end newborn deaths

Every Child Alive: The urgent need to end newborn deaths

21st February 2018 Every year, 2.6-million babies die before turning one month old. One million of them take their first and last breaths on the day they are born.... 

More Recommendations

Statements

DA: James Masango on 2018 SOPA: A song full of sound and fury, signifying nothing

DA: James Masango on 2018 SOPA: A song full of sound and fury, signifying nothing

23rd February 2018 Today, Mpumalanga Premier, David Mabuza delivered what is believed to be his final State of the Province Address and as expected, he said nothing... 

OUTA: The Gupta empire is falling

OUTA: The Gupta empire is falling

23rd February 2018 The once-powerful Gupta empire is collapsing, with at least eight businesses filing for business rescue this week. This means that the hundreds of... 

SA: Mineral Resources Committee gravely concerned by developments at Optimum mine

SA: Mineral Resources Committee gravely concerned by developments at Optimum mine

23rd February 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has noted with grave concern the latest developments at the Optimum coal mine in Mpumalanga, in which... 

DPE: Minister Brown notes Public Protector’s Report

DPE: Minister Brown notes Public Protector’s Report

23rd February 2018 Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown has noted the finding of the Public Protector that she inadvertently violated the Executive Code of... 

More Statements

Press Offices

VAT rate increase: what you need to consider

VAT rate increase: what you need to consider

23rd February 2018 The Minister of Finance announced in his recent Budget Speech that the VAT rate would be increased from 14% to 15% with effect from 1 April 2018.... 

BEPS efforts by SARS

BEPS efforts by SARS

23rd February 2018 SARS acknowledges that South Africa's corporate tax rate at 28% is a global outlier in a world where corporate taxes are reducing.  Increasing... 

Webber Wentzel hat trick – DealMakers, Mergermarket & Thompson Reuters

Webber Wentzel hat trick – DealMakers, Mergermarket & Thompson Reuters

21st February 2018 Having been recognised earlier this year by Mergermarket and Thompson Reuters* as leading legal advisers in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in South... 

What will win? Climate change action v friendly investor environment?

What will win? Climate change action v friendly investor environment?

20th February 2018 The factors which inform the balancing act necessary to give effect to the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities espoused in... 

More Press Offices

Latest Videos

Odyssey of an African Opera Singer – Musa Ngqungwana

Suttner's View: Can Ramaphosa led government turn S Africa around?

Unfinished business and legacies of the Zuma period

More Videos

Latest Podcast

Daily Podcast – February 23, 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
close
Register for Free to receive Polity's
Daily Email Newsletter
Register Now
Register for Creamer Media's other Daily Newsletters