Deepening Democracy through Access to Information

Poverty rate a worry despite Africa’s middle-income transition

By: Terence Creamer     19th October 2012 As many as 38 of sub-Saharan Africa's 48 countries could be regarded as ‘middle income’ by 2025, but World Bank chief economist for Africa... 

Working as a team an ‘economic necessity’

By: Terence Creamer     12th October 2012 In the context of South Africa’s prevailing industrial relations tensions, views expressed by leading US labour personality Andy Stern, who visited... 

A developmental State is a capable State 

By: Terence Creamer     5th October 2012 A couple of sentences in the recently released National Development Plan 2030 are worth pondering. A plan, the document reads, is only as credible... 

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Obvious questions, no obvious answers

By: Terence Creamer     28th September 2012 In the post-Marikana era, new questions are being asked about inequality, with a particular spotlight being thrown on to the issue of executive... 

Reflection & Action

By: Terence Creamer     21st September 2012 The tragic events at Marikana, in the North West province, have cast a long shadow across South Africa and it is incumbent upon government,... 

Jobs for Africa?

By: Terence Creamer     14th September 2012 The research arm of international consulting group McKinsey & Company believes that Africa has the potential to create 72-million wage-paying jobs... 

Building champions

By: Terence Creamer     7th September 2012 The image of corporate South African has taken a beating since the tragic events of Marikana. Equally, South Africa’s reputation as a beacon of... 

Use the plan 

By: Terence Creamer     31st August 2012 Ongoing service delivery protests, the Limpopo textbook saga and, far more graphically, the Marikana tragedy all serve to highlight the social... 

Game changers?

By: Terence Creamer     17th August 2012 It was interesting to learn recently that the Department of Public Enterprises is moving to collect and disseminate ‘best practices’ relating to... 

Facing headwinds

By: Terence Creamer     10th August 2012 Africa’s 2012 economic growth outlook is facing headwinds from a range of sources, not least the current crisis in Europe, African Development Bank... 

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