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Latest Raymond Suttner

North-West uprising and restoring democratic values and practices

Raymond Suttner

It is a common occurrence during protests to have foreign-owned businesses, that is businesses owned by refugees from Africa or Asia (not the... 

Latest Aubrey Matshiqi

We should be less euphoric about the Ramaphosa moment


In his State of the Nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa spoke about  a new dawn, hope and renewal. Quoting from the song Thuma Mina (send... 

Latest Econ3x3

Does moving to a city mean a better life? New evidence


Moving to a city in search of work seems to pay off for many poor people in the countryside. Data that track changes over time indicate that as... 

Latest Institute for Security Studies

Organised crime threatens Uganda’s thriving gold trade

Institute for Security Studies

Gold has become one of Uganda’s top exports, but multiple questions surround this glittering trade. On 20 February, Uganda celebrated a year since... 

Latest South African Institute of International Affairs

When elephants fight: will the US-China trade war hurt South Africa?

South African Institute of International Affairs

When US President Donald Trump announced that he would ask Congress to impose a 25% tariff on more than 1 300 Chinese imports amounting to an... 

Latest Sydney Majoko

Listeriosis shows fragility of township economy


When the impact of the listeriosis outbreak is eventually analysed, it is quite possible that the township economy will be mentioned only as a... 

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

Why the film 'Winnie' met all the criteria of a good documentary

The Conversation

In life as well as in death, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has sharply divided South Africans. This was evident in responses to a documentary about... 

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

Why business should care about inequality


South African business needs to sit up and take note of new analysis that not only confirms South Africa as the world’s most unequal country, but... 

Other Opinions

Letter of concern: Ongoing Health Crisis in the North West Province

Other Opinions

Currently there is a crisis in the provision of health care in the North West Province. This is a result of action taken by various groups who are... 

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