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The ANC – a party in decline 

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     10th December 2010 The African National Congress (ANC) turns 99 next month.  

The merits of a solar cluster 

By: Saliem Fakir     10th December 2010 The solar park idea raises the question of how South Africa should be positioning itself to take advantage of the country's abundant solar resources.  

Straight talk on the exchange rate debate 

By: Seeraj Mohamed     10th December 2010 We have had much discussion about the exchange rate over the past few years. This discussion has had trade unions and certain manufacturers on one... 

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It’s a rip-off – get me out of here

By: Brandon Hamber     10th December 2010 It can be alarming when you realise you are not a nice person. This epiphany about myself came to me while watching (against my will, I should add)... 

A Revitalised Republican Party could thwart Obama’s African Agenda

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      9th December 2010 In January 2008 the world rejoiced when Barack Obama took over as president of the United States. Although his inheritance was not an easy one, his... 

The Scattered Response to HIV & AIDS in South Africa 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th December 2010 History does inform the honest. Thirty-one years after the first diagnosis of HIV in South Africa and despite numerous interventions, an honest... 

South Africa’s military: A case of ‘biting off more than it can chew?’

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th December 2010 This discussion paper takes a critical look at the South African military in light of its transformation since the end of Apartheid and the... 

Growing investment and cooperation: China courts South Africa, Angola and Botswana

6th December 2010 In a move to further bolster China-Africa relations, Vice-President Xi Jinping visited three African countries in mid-November 2010. His visit to... 

Transition in the Republic of Guinea: A critical outlook into the future

6th December 2010 The Republic of Guinea, a West African state, is on the verge of making history. It is on the road towards a return to democratic governance... 

SA gets set for big debate on immigration

By: Terence Creamer     3rd December 2010 Migration and migration policies are emotive topics the world over. Be it economic boycotts against the state of Arizona for passing tough... 

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