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Secret Ballots and No-confidence votes – what’s going on in Parliament?

Secret Ballots and No-confidence votes – what’s going on in Parliament?

8th August 2017 In this article, Mike Roussos offers insight into how today's No-Confidence Vote arose, how it could shape up and what the scenarios are depending... 

Fee cushioning?

Fee cushioning?

By: Terence Creamer     4th August 2017 One of the more interesting recommendations contained in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD’s) 2017 economic survey... 

Undocumented capture?

Undocumented capture?

By: Terence Creamer     28th July 2017 Arguably one of the most telling statements made at last week’s Eskom results presentation was the public assurance given by interim CEO Johnny... 

More Real Economy
Growth sapping

Growth sapping

By: Terence Creamer     21st July 2017 Only an extreme optimist would have expected policy certainty to emerge from the African National Congress’s (ANC’s) recent policy gathering. The... 

Special deals, again?

Special deals, again?

By: Terence Creamer     14th July 2017 South Africans will no doubt remember the ugly 2008 standoff between Standard Bank and BHP Billiton over whether Eskom should, in the midst of... 

Profound policy implications

Profound policy implications

By: Terence Creamer     7th July 2017 A newly published academic paper offers something of a valuable signpost for African policymakers as they grapple with the problem of needing to... 

Gravitational forces  of energy transition

Gravitational forces of energy transition

By: Terence Creamer     30th June 2017 The focus in South Africa’s electricity sector has shifted in recent times from a debate on the future system design – particularly the role of... 

Damage control mode

Damage control mode 

By: Terence Creamer     23rd June 2017 There is now absolutely no question that the country’s toxic politics is dragging the economy down and that most, if not all, the pain is... 

Out of the ‘shadow State’

Out of the ‘shadow State’

By: Terence Creamer     16th June 2017 The stomach-churning #GuptaLeaks revelations have demonstrated in dismaying detail just how far President Jacob Zuma and his allies have veered off... 

Shift in Emphasis

Shift in Emphasis

By: Terence Creamer     9th June 2017 A significant shift in emphasis from behaviour to structure appears to be at the heart of proposed changes to South Africa's Competition Act.... 

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