Deepening Democracy through Access to Information

Monetary policy

By: Idasa, an African Democracy Institute      19th May 2010 In two weeks' time, Parliament will be voting on an amendment bill proposing changes in the management composition and structure of the Reserve Bank. 

Human Trafficking and the World Cup: How big is the threat? 

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      19th May 2010 "Human trafficking and enslavement is a growing problem, with the poor being particularly vulnerable. Awareness is one of the tools to fight it,"... 

ANC stalls over public funding of parties 

By: Idasa, an African Democracy Institute      18th May 2010 Certain addictions are hard to beat. The ANC looks no closer to exiting the Chancellor House deal now than it did a few weeks ago. At least two... 

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Uncertainties as Presidential Election in Comores is Postponed

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      17th May 2010 Voters in the Union of the Comoros were supposed to elect a new president in May this year, but the poll has been postponed until late 2011... 

Reflections on Cope ructions

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     14th May 2010 Is substantive democracy possible in a country that is not blessed with substantive uncertainty? 

Roadshows to be real test of Kusile’s partnering potential  

By: Terence Creamer     14th May 2010 There is much market scepticism about whether there is any appetite among private investors for a minority stake in the R142-billion Kusile power... 

Are we in for a second round of the economic crisis? 

By: Seeraj Mohamed     14th May 2010 South African economic data shows that, while economic growth is positive, this country has still not completely moved out of the economic downturn. 

Lolly Jackson: Outrage and (Intellectual) Outages  

13th May 2010 In the middle of all the hue and cry and what seemed to some to be a media feeding frenzy around the death of Lolly Jackson, one headline struck a... 

Cabinda not the Kuwait of Africa  

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      13th May 2010 This year's Cup of Nations achieved international notoriety when the Togo national football team was attacked, with two people killed by gunmen who... 

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