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Latest Raymond Suttner

Unfinished business and legacies of the #Zuma period


Many will evaluate Jacob Zuma’s legacies by considering its impact on the economy, the rule of law, public institutions and similar factors. This... 

Latest Aubrey Matshiqi

The choices Ramaphosa has to make


As I sit to write this month’s missive, it seems the Zuma moment will be behind us soon. As I write, I am listening to a news bulletin in which it... 

Latest Econ3x3

Meeting food security needs in very poor households in the Eastern Cape: the role of own agricultural production


Small-scale agriculture evokes strong views in terms of both its current and potential roles in rural development. We examine how many (or few)... 

Latest Institute for Security Studies

Decline in elephant poaching could be short-lived


Elephant poaching in Africa has dropped for five consecutive years to levels last witnessed over a decade ago. The latest report by the Convention... 

Latest South African Institute of International Affairs

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


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... 

Latest Sydney Majoko

Stokvels changing the face of the township economy


Stokvels, defined by Oxford Dictionary as "a savings or investment society to which members regularly contribute an agreed amount and from which... 

Latest Saliem Fakir

Enviro rights entail more than just the environment


It is important to review where we have come from over the past 20 years and how much has been achieved in that time. South Africa's Constitution... 

Latest The Conversation

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


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

Latest CCRED

Quarterly Competition Review


In the developing world, disease and poverty are interdependent making access to essential medicines at affordable prices even more critical. 80%... 

Latest Real Economy

Pace of policy dance must now quicken


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... 

Other Opinions

Ramaphosa swallows Zuma's poison pill


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

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