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

Headline News

ICC judges order Jean-Pierre Bemba's interim release

By: News24Wire      13th June 2018 The International Criminal Court (ICC) has ordered the interim release "under specific conditions" of Jean-Pierre Bemba,  the ex-vice president of... 

ICC judges order Jean-Pierre Bemba's interim release
Photo by Reuters
Jean Pierre Bemba
DRC President Joseph Kabila will not seek third term: PM

DRC President Joseph Kabila will not seek third term: PM

By: News24Wire      13th June 2018 The prime minister of the  Democratic Republic of Congo  (DRC) has said that President  Joseph Kabila  will not seek a third mandate in the... 

Mashaba's Joburg budget finally passed

Mashaba's Joburg budget finally passed

By: News24Wire      13th June 2018 It was a case of third time lucky for Mayor Herman Mashaba, as the council of the City of Johannesburg finally gave his budget the green light.... 

Latest

More News

Opinions

Govt speaking with one voice on township economy

1st June 2018 For a long time, successive governments in this country have struggled to characterised the township economy. It is not that they did not... 

Why foreign investment is no easy fix for Africa's energy needs

Why foreign investment is no easy fix for Africa's energy needs

1st June 2018 Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa’s power sector has reached a record-high. Spurred on by the United Nations’ goal to ensure modern energy... 

How South Africa is tightening its tobacco rules

How South Africa is tightening its tobacco rules

1st June 2018 South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has published a new tobacco control bill which, if passed into law, will tighten the grip on how... 

Liquid fuels in focus

Liquid fuels in focus

1st June 2018 With so much attention having been paid, correctly, to electricity in South Africa over the past ten-and-a-bit years other energy subsectors, such... 

More Opinions

Recommendations

Commodities at a Glance: Special Issue on Shale Gas

Commodities at a Glance: Special Issue on Shale Gas

25th May 2018 The future of energy is among the top issues on the international agenda for sustainable development and is expected to remain as such in the years... 

 Stemming the spills: Guiding Framework for National Tax Spillover Analyses

Stemming the spills: Guiding Framework for National Tax Spillover Analyses

25th May 2018 The last decade has revealed scandal after scandal exposing how multinational companies use one country’s tax system, or a combination of several... 

 Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation

Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation

24th May 2018 Despite significant achievements in sustainable energy innovation and market scaling of technologies such as solar, wind energy storage and others,... 

A Lifetime of Isolation and Neglect in Institutions for People with Disabilities in Brazil

A Lifetime of Isolation and Neglect in Institutions for People with Disabilities in Brazil

24th May 2018 Leonardo, 25, has muscular dystrophy, a disability that causes progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. He has lived in a residential... 

More Recommendations

Statements

NUMSA: NUMSA on the ongoing dispute at Eskom

NUMSA: NUMSA on the ongoing dispute at Eskom

15th June 2018 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) wants to applaud the united stance taken by workers at Eskom from NUMSA, NUM and... 

Sassa: Sassa and Post Office embark on nation-wide blitz to swap grants beneficiaries to new SASSA card

Sassa: Sassa and Post Office embark on nation-wide blitz to swap grants beneficiaries to new SASSA card

15th June 2018 Sassa card holders who are still using the old Sassa card, which will be fully phased-out by 30 September this year, should go swap their old card... 

AfriForum: AfriForum requests Eskom disputes to be resolved soon

AfriForum: AfriForum requests Eskom disputes to be resolved soon

15th June 2018 The civil rights organisation AfriForum today requested that the labour disputes at Eskom, which have resulted in load shedding, be resolved... 

AfriForum: AfriForum visits farm attack survivors with American broadcaster

AfriForum: AfriForum visits farm attack survivors with American broadcaster

15th June 2018 The civil rights organisation AfriForum’s community safety team together with the American Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) today visited two farms... 

More Statements

Press Offices

SCA confirms constitutional protection of customary fishing rights

SCA confirms constitutional protection of customary fishing rights

1st June 2018 Today, 01 June 2018, in a ground-breaking judgment for the protection of customary rights of access to resources in South Africa, the Supreme Court... 

Court finds registered digital communication carries same weight as its traditional predecessor

Court finds registered digital communication carries same weight as its traditional predecessor

30th May 2018 Two ground-breaking judgements in the Randburg Magistrates Court have afforded digital registered communication the same status as conventional... 

Can You Transfer A Restraint from One Employer to Another?

Can You Transfer A Restraint from One Employer to Another?

29th May 2018 In the High Court judgment of Laser Junction (Pty) Ltd v Karl Leeson Fick, Laser Junction (Pty) Ltd (Laser Junction) sought to enforce a restraint... 

Saving jobs is a priority for African competition authorities

Saving jobs is a priority for African competition authorities

29th May 2018 Avoiding or limiting job losses when companies merge has become a major priority for competition authorities throughout East and Southern Africa.... 

More Press Offices

Latest Videos

I am Liza Smit – Liza Smit and Raquel Lewis

Born in Chains: The Diary of an Angry Born Free – Clinton Chauke

Nelson Mandela’s “obstinacy” – #Mandela’s leadership part 2

More Videos

Latest Podcast

Daily Podcast – June 18, 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