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Latest Raymond Suttner

Betrayal and recovering trust?

RAYMOND SUTTNER

Hardly a day passes without new revelations of state capture, corruption and other forms of malgovernance. These emanate from the Public... 

Latest Aubrey Matshiqi

NDZ not Zuma’s candidate in ANC leadership race

POLITICAL INSIGHT

Let me start by quoting from the book Dictator, by Robert Harris – a book about Rome and the last 15 years of Cicero: “You have the soldiers but no... 

Latest Econ3x3

Are we measuring poverty and inequality correctly? Comparing earnings using tax and survey data

ECON3X3

Calculating the earnings Gini coefficient with survey data from the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) may lead to an underestimation of... 

Latest Institute for Security Studies

Are sanctions working in Sudan?

INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES

It’s remarkable how quickly the tables have turned in the Sudans. Just a few years ago the infant state of South Sudan was the pampered darling of... 

Latest South African Institute of International Affairs

OGP in Africa: Another sharp tool in the governance toolbox

SAIIA

The recent Open Government Partnership (OGP) High Level Event on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly brought sad tidings for OGP... 

Latest Sydney Majoko

Unique financing needed for the township economy

TOWNSHIP ECONOMY

One of the township economy's most crippling challenges is the lack of access to easily obtainable finance that is available at short notice. It is... 

Latest Saliem Fakir

Enviro rights entail more than just the environment

LOW-CARBON FUTURE

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

President Zuma loses bid to dodge 783 charges. But will he have the last laugh?

THE CONVERSATION

South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed President Jacob Zuma’s and the National Prosecuting Authority’s appeal against an earlier... 

Latest CCRED

August Quarterly Competition Review

CCRED

In April 2017, the COMESA Competition Commission (CCC) conditionally approved a large merger between Brasseries Internationales Holdings (BIH) Ltd... 

Latest Real Economy

Fiscal storm warning

REAL ECONOMY: BUDGET BALANCE

In the World Bank’s tenth and most recent ‘South Africa Economic Update’, the risk of “fiscal slippage” is highlighted as arguably the country’s... 

Other Opinions

Zuma spy tapes decision

JP LANDMAN

Eight and a half years after the first application was brought to court, the Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday finally ruled that the decision to... 

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