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Shaik’s Prison Release Accelerates a Review of Medical Parole Legislation

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      10th February 2010 If anything good emerges from the release of President Jacob Zuma's friend and one time financial advisor Shabir Shaik on medical parole, it is... 

Daily podcast - February 10, 2010

By: Amy Witherden     10th February 2010 in today's podcast, government lawyers study the ruling on compensation for a farmer; Amnesty International says that the delay in reforming... 

Daily podcast - February 9, 2010

By: Amy Witherden     9th February 2010 In today's podcast, the Unctad says that developing countries should shift towards clean growth; UN Habitat says that rapid and chaotic... 

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Daily podcast - February 8, 2010

By: Amy Witherden     8th February 2010 In today's podcast, President Jacob Zuma claims the struggle as the force behind Nelson Mandela's release; the G7 considers bank taxes to pay for... 

Daily podcast - February 5, 2010

By: Amy Witherden     5th February 2010 In today's podcast, prosecutors say that Sheryl Cwele should not be granted bail; the IFC is to invest $2-billion in sub-Saharan Africa in the... 

Act should develop in line with South Africa’s growth

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     5th February 2010 Because South Africa is a developing country, experts believe that it should have a Competition Act that can develop as it grows. The Act needs to... 

Amendments reduce cartel activities, spur economic growth

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     5th February 2010 The amendments made to Section 4 of the Competition Amendment Act (Act 1 of 2009) have been welcomed by government and political parties as a way... 

Daily podcast - February 4, 2010

By: Amy Witherden     4th February 2010 in today's podcast, President Jacob Zuma confirms that he fathered an illegitimate child; Zimbabwe hopes to have IMF voting rights restored; and,... 

Daily podcast - February 3, 2010

By: Amy Witherden     3rd February 2010 in today's podcast, SA marks 20th anniversary of FW de Klerk's historic speech; the AU resolves to strengthen powers against coups and electoral... 

No one entity can lay claim to owning the vuvuzela

By: Amy Witherden     2nd February 2010 In this videoclip, intellectual property specialist law firm Spoor & Fisher partner Carl van Rooyen speaks to Polity's Amy Witherden on the... 

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