Deepening Democracy through Access to Information

Adam Habib

Sex, Wives and the Nation

15th February 2010 Last week's presidential affair detracted from this week's state of the nation address. Herein lays the tragedy of President Zuma's behavior.... 

An uncomradely kerfuffle

12th January 2010 Another public spat between members of the tripartite alliance; another plea for unity from President Jacob Zuma. This is what the 2009 SA... 

Enabling Higher Education Development through Challenging Commercial Academic Publishing

18th November 2009 Can you imagine an industry in which the workers who laboriously produce the product are paid by the public purse, those that painstakingly review... 


Managing Labour Activism: Should South Africa be Concerned?

19th August 2009 Should Business be worried by the political activism and prominence of Zwelinzima Vavi? Should citizens be concerned about unionized workers... 

South Africa: Conceptualizing a Politics of Human-Oriented Development

13th August 2009 This paper reflects on what needs to be done for a human-oriented development agenda in South Africa? It investigates the broader structural... 

Reflections on the Development State for South Africa

15th July 2009 A wealth of scholarship has been built up over the last decade or two on the development states of East and South East Asia. This literature has... 

Responding to the President’s Zuma’s State of the Nation Address: Reflections on the Challenges confronting Higher Education

12th June 2009 What is required of a Presidential State of the Nation address at the dawn of a new political administration? Two elements are important in such an... 

Advancing African Development: The Necessity for Aid and Trade

7th April 2009 Is aid as bad as Greg Mills and Terence McNamee suggest? Is the facilitation of trade the simple answer to all of Africa's woes? One would think so... 

Transparency vital in Zuma case

31st March 2009 Should the National Prosecuting Authority drop charges against Jacob Zuma? South Africans are divided on this question, as are the country's... 

Is economic policy likely to change under Jacob Zuma?

25th March 2009 What was Polokwane all about? Most people would recognize that Polokwane represented a rebellion by ANC delegates against Thabo Mbeki's rule. And... 


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