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24 March 2017
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Suttner's View: Are human rights honoured in South Africa today?
SUTTNER'S VIEW
In this episode of Suttner's View Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Sashnee Moodley about whether human rights are honoured in South Africa today.
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The State of SA democracy
RAYMOND SUTTNER
Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Sashnee Moodley about the state of South Africa's democracy. Click here to read the column.
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The ANC isn't ready to radically transform the South African economy
THE CONVERSATION
There’s nothing radical about trying to fix what doesn’t work by making it work better, which is why the economic transformation discussion document released by South Africa’s governing party, the...
 
 
How many SA municipalities lose more than 37% of their water? We don’t know
AFRICA CHECK
In his 10th State of the Nation Address, President Jacob Zuma made a number of claims relating to the country’s water situation. Among those, the president specifically mentioned water losses in...
 
 
Mining: staving off the jobs bloodbath
INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATIONS
Gory imagery – such as ‘jobs bloodbath’ – has become common in descriptions of South Africa’s unemployment crisis, conveying not only the failure to create the employment the country needs, but...
 
 
Ratings ‘pressure point’
REAL ECONOMY: CONTINGENT LIABILITIES
While much of 2016 was dedicated to junk avoidance, the risk of a downgrade persists, with both Fitch Ratings and S&P Global to decide this year whether to designate the country as ‘stable’, or to...
 
 
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South Africa struggling to be reborn
POLITICAL INSIGHT
The South Africa we fought for is struggling to be reborn. In fact, it is being pushed back into the womb. As we prepare to celebrate 23 years of democracy, I find myself wondering whether our...
 
 
South Africa's social grants: busting the myth about financial inclusion
THE CONVERSATION
“Financial inclusion” has hit the headlines in South Africa in the wake of a scandal over the distribution of social grants. Mounting evidence suggests the controversial company at the centre of...
 
 
 
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