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Political calculus

Political calculus

By: Terence Creamer     2nd August 2013 “Learning by doing”, has become a favourite phrase of Minister in The Presidency Responsible for the National Planning Commission Trevor Manuel... 

Martins’ Inbox

Martins’ Inbox

By: Terence Creamer     26th July 2013 There is little clarity as to why President Jacob Zuma decided to switch the portfolios of Ministers Dipuo Peters, from energy to transport, and... 

Push Back

By: Terence Creamer     19th July 2013 There is still much uncertainty about the future of the National Development Plan (NDP). However, President Jacob Zuma has move to offer something... 

More Real Economy

Charm offensive

By: Terence Creamer     12th July 2013 South Africa has made no secret of that fact that it is planning a charm offensive around the reauthorisation of the Africa Growth and Opportunity... 

Urgent challenge

By: Terence Creamer     5th July 2013 More and more observers are warning that the high number of young people not in employment, education or training, also known as ‘NEETs’, is... 

Development ‘umbrella’

By: Terence Creamer     28th June 2013 Earlier this month, President Jacob Zuma responded positively to an appeal by Minister in The Presidency Responsible for the National Planning... 

Winners and Losers

By: Terence Creamer     21st June 2013 Given the strong links of this economy with the fortunes, or otherwise, of commodity cycles and trends, many South Africans will be interested in a... 

Work and education

By: Terence Creamer     14th June 2013 With National Youth Day due to be commemorated over the weekend, it is opportune to reflect on the position of young people in South African... 

Wake-up call

By: Terence Creamer     7th June 2013 South Africa’s dismal growth performance during the first quarter of 2013 should serve as a serious wake-up call for all South Africans, but... 

New rules 

By: Terence Creamer     31st May 2013 It is going to be interesting the see whether changes to the adjudication criteria for the purchase of 1 064 locomotives, provisionally valued at... 

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