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Tight & Loose?

Tight & Loose?

By: Terence Creamer     27th July 2018 The national security veto included in the Competition Amendment Bill, tabled before Parliament last week, has attracted much attention and... 

Creating jobs, reducing poverty I: Why the informal sector should be taken seriously and enabled properly

Creating jobs, reducing poverty I: Why the informal sector should be taken seriously and enabled properly

By: Econ3x3      26th July 2018 It is not uncommon to find researchers and commentators viewing informal-sector participants as being without aspirations or entrepreneurial... 

 As global headwinds batter countries in BRICS, can it stay the course?

As global headwinds batter countries in BRICS, can it stay the course?

26th July 2018 The priorities and themes of the 10th BRICS Summit, ranging from peacekeeping to collaboration around the 4th Industrial Revolution, provide a... 

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Why South Africa needs to discipline the private healthcare industry

Why South Africa needs to discipline the private healthcare industry

26th July 2018 If a service is provided by a company rather than government, this does not automatically mean a market is at work. The point is fairly obvious but... 

A tale of two Chinas: the story of South Africa's switch from Taipei to Beijing

A tale of two Chinas: the story of South Africa's switch from Taipei to Beijing

25th July 2018 It is 20 years since South Africa and the People’s Republic of China, or mainland China, established formal diplomatic ties. Though China is now... 

DRC election: the dangers behind Bemba's possible candidacy

DRC election: the dangers behind Bemba's possible candidacy

25th July 2018 The possible return of Jean-Pierre Bemba has shocked many in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. With just over five months before the... 

 ‘Constitutional coups’ erode stability in the Great Lakes

‘Constitutional coups’ erode stability in the Great Lakes

25th July 2018 The extension of presidential terms through ‘constitutional coups’ in Burundi, Congo-Brazzaville, Rwanda and Uganda has eroded regional stability... 

 Illicit logging threatens lives and livelihoods in Africa

Illicit logging threatens lives and livelihoods in Africa

24th July 2018 From the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Gambia to Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar and Namibia, illicit logging is exposing communities to... 

 Sexual violence against men and boys in CAR

Sexual violence against men and boys in CAR

24th July 2018 Sexual violence by armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) is increasingly being used as a weapon of war. Women and girls are typically... 

Exhibition of photographic works on ‘Nelson Mandela’s roots revisited’, by Bonile Bam

Exhibition of photographic works on ‘Nelson Mandela’s roots revisited’, by Bonile Bam

23rd July 2018 The University of Johannesburg Faculty of Humanities, in collaboration with the University Library and the National Institute for the Humanities... 

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