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Justice for export: Africa and the International Criminal Court (July 2010) 

By: In On Africa IOA     7th July 2010 In this article from Consultancy Africa Intelligence, it is argued that the efficacy of the International Criminal Court is unsatisfactory and that... 

Warren Buffett’s reflections on the market economy 

By: Seeraj Mohamed     2nd July 2010 The immensely popular head of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffet, who is one of the richest people in the world, has pledged to give away 99% of his... 

South Africa 2010: Field of dreams? 

By: Brandon Hamber     2nd July 2010 By the time this article is published, the fate of Bafana Bafana in the 2010 World Cup will be known. South Africa will either be destined for the... 

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Greed, fear in financial markets

By: Seeraj Mohamed     18th June 2010 It is hard to predict the performance of the global economy and of individual countries. There is less optimism about recovery from the global... 

Unemployment causing untold suffering in SA 

By: Seeraj Mohamed     11th June 2010 Recently, I attended a meeting where unemployed South Africans spoke about their lives.  

Football has just one significant effect on real life: It makes people happier 

By: Denis Worrall     9th June 2010 That's not original. It is the sub-heading to an article in the week-end Financial Times of 29 May by Simon Kuper. Kuper was reviewing several... 

The dea(r)th of privacy rights — Home Affairs and the banks 

By: Chris Watters     7th June 2010 Coming from the culture we do, where we lived with, and many by and large accepted the validity of, an all-seeing, all-knowing, ‘big brother'... 

Reflections on Gauteng's employment, growth and development strategy 

By: Seeraj Mohamed     4th June 2010 Gauteng Economic Development MEC Firoz Cachalia recently delivered his Budget vote speech, during which he unveiled the Gauteng Employment, Growth... 

Our chance to set aside problems and tell the world our story with honesty 

By: Idasa, an African Democracy Institute      3rd June 2010 The World Cup will not be a panacea for this country's ills. It will not ‘solve' inequality nor will it bring an end to poverty. The World Cup will... 

We owe a debt of gratitude to anti-apartheid risk-takers Duncan and Slabbert 

By: Idasa, an African Democracy Institute      28th May 2010 Perhaps it is a reflection of the kind of society in which we live that the murder of a somewhat shady character eclipses the death of a South... 

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