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30 April 2016
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15 Apr 2016
 
 
 
 
Nkandla judgment a turning point for ANC
POLITICAL INSIGHT
A few weeks ago, I argued in an article I wrote for another publication for a proper alignment between conviction and courage. Since then, people have been asking me what I mean when I talk about...
 
 
11 Mar 2016
 
 
 
Gordhan vs Zuma
POLITICAL INSIGHT
The course of history can, and may, be changed by a single event. In the case of President Jacob Zuma, that event may be the decision to fire Nhlanhla Nene as South Africa's Finance Minister on...
 
 
12 Feb 2016
 
 
 
ANC weighing pros and cons of long campaign for municipal elections
POLITICAL INSIGHT
The African National congress (ANC) launches its local government election manifesto on April 16. Obviously, the elections will definitely not take place in May. Remember that the term of local...
 
 
15 Jan 2016
 
 
 
Municipal vote could be pointer to ANC’s electoral fortunes going forward
POLITICAL INSIGHT
This year is the year of the local government elections. This means that, between May and August, we will know whether shifts in voter sentiment, significant or not, have occurred or not. In...
 
 
11 Dec 2015
 
 
 
2015 – the year that was
POLITICAL INSIGHT
As people say, there is never a dull moment in South African politics. Indeed, in 2015 there were many moments in our politics that were definitely not dull. The year started in February with a...
 
 
04 Dec 2015
 
 
 
Hikes & clawbacks
REAL ECONOMY: ELECTRICITY PRICES
State-owned electricity producer Eskom has offered some fresh insight into the new approach it plans to adopt in its relentless efforts to migrate South Africa’s already steeply rising electricity...
 
 
13 Nov 2015
 
 
 
South Africa the antithesis of a civilised society
POLITICAL INSIGHT
In the book Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason and the Gap Between Us And Them, author Joshua Greene makes some compelling arguments about some of the factors behind conflict in society. He argues that...
 
 
21 Oct 2015
 
 
 
A time traveller’s guide to our next ten years
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Frans Cronje, CEO of the South African Institute of Race Relations speak's to Polity's Sheila Barradas about his book ‘A time traveller’s guide to our next ten years.’
 
 
 
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