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The state of opposition politics in South Africa (3/3)

10th September 2009 In this videoclip, Ebrahim Fakir of the Electoral Institute of Southern Africa speaks to Polity's Amy Witherden on the effect that a united... 

The wheels start turning on the Bus Rapid Transit system

10th September 2009 Much has been said about Rea Vaya since its launch on the 30th of August. Most of this has been focused on some of the operational glitches the... 

Electric car Joule can unlock the battery industry in South Africa

10th September 2009 Zero-emission electric vehicles are being punted as the future of the automotive industry. Run by batteries, charged by using a simple wall-plug... 

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National planning, performance monitoring green papers to go before Parliament

By: Chanel de Bruyn     4th September 2009 A Green Paper on National Strategic Planning and a policy document on Performance Monitoring and Evaluation would be placed before Parliament on... 

Water and sanitation in Africa 

3rd September 2009 In this videoclip, Khumbuzile Zuma of the Network for Advocacy of Water Issues in Southern Africa (Nawisa) and the African Civil Society Network on... 

Africa is now officially a zone free of nuclear weapons

28th August 2009 In this videoclip, Noël Stott of the Institute for Security Studies speaks to Polity's Amy Witherden on the newly ratified African... 

The Airports Company reports on its readiness for the 2010 World Cup

27th August 2009 Acsa has revised its 2010 World Cup-related infrastructure expenditure down to R17,8-billion, from R19-billion, owing to the prevailing economic... 

The construction of the Seacom undersea cable

21st August 2009 Seacom, the first majority African-owned, open access, undersea fibre optics cable linking southern and east Africa to India and Europe, bringing... 

WTO holds its first Ministerial conference, since the Hong Kong meeting in 2005

21st August 2009 There is increasing pressure to conclude the Doha development round of world trade negotiations. Focused on reforming and liberalising the... 

Who should prosecute the Somali pirates?

19th August 2009 In this videoclip, Lyle Cupido of the South African Institute of International Affairs, speaks on the confusion surrounding the prosecution of... 

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