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3rd March 2017 South Africa is fast approaching a crossroads at which it will have to choose between structural reform and a lurch to populist nationalism. So,... →
2nd March 2017 A man-made famine? That question has been on the lips a lot in recent days after it was declared in South Sudan. The last time this happened in... →
1st March 2017 The appointment of former South African president Thabo Mbeki as Chancellor of one of the country’s largest tertiary institutions, the University... →
1st March 2017 Renowned South African author Miriam Masoli Tlali passed away on February 24 2017, aged 83. Born November 11 1933 in Doornfontein, Johannesburg,... →
27th February 2017 Faced with a growing deficit, depressed revenue generators and a limited tax pool, South Africa’s finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, once again... →
24th February 2017 South Africa’s Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan said very little about the energy sector in his recent budget speech. The word “energy” came up... →
21st February 2017 Many see the decision by South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) to send the disgraced former CEO of the power utility Eskom to... →
21st February 2017 South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma presented his 2017 state of the nation address on the back of mounting socio-economic challenges for a country... →
20th February 2017 The tensions that followed the historic electoral defeat of Gambia strongman President Yahya Jammeh has been a litmus test for democracy in Africa... →
17th February 2017 American President Donald Trump’s February 13 calls to Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and South Africa’s Jacob Zuma are his first signals of... →