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Daily podcast - October 27, 2009

By: Amy Witherden     27th October 2009 In today's podcast, Trevor Manuel says that he is not all-powerful in setting economic policy; experts say that Chinese demand for raw materials is... 

Daily podcast - October 26, 2009

By: Amy Witherden     26th October 2009 In today's podcast, President Jacob Zuma raises concerns about SA gun laws; UNEP says that public finance could help stimulate investment in... 

Six years ago South Africa won the bid to host the biennial International Solar Energy Society's solar world congress

23rd October 2009 Sunny South Africa has a wealth of renewable resources available to generate power, and the world solar congress brought this under the spotlight.... 

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Daily podcast - October 23, 2009

By: Amy Witherden     23rd October 2009 In today's podcast, ANCYL leader Julius Malema says that the ANC leaders are obliged to support nationalisation of mines; George Soros suggests... 

SA unlikely to complete digital migration by 2011

By: Esmarie Iannucci     23rd October 2009 South Africa is unlikely to meet its November 2011 digital broadcasting deadline, unless the government received more assistance from industry... 

Daily podcast - October 22, 2009

By: Amy Witherden     22nd October 2009 In today's podcast, the delayed Superior Courts Bill will soon be presented to Cabinet; Africa's population of over one-billion does not... 

Daily podcast - October 21, 2009

By: Amy Witherden     21st October 2009 In today's podcast, Kader Asmal exercises his right to freedom of expression; WTO DG says that the slow pace of negotiations will make it difficult... 

African Copyright Law and Access to Knowledge

21st October 2009 In this videoclip, Pria Chetty of IT law firm Chetty Law speaks to Polity's Amy Witherden about copyright law and current initiatives to improve... 

Daily podcast - October 20, 2009

By: Amy Witherden     20th October 2009 In today's podcast, Kader Asmal slams call for a militarised police force; the IMF warns against premature withdrawal of stimulus measures; and... 

WWF calls on Eskom to defer Kusile project

By: Esmarie Iannucci     20th October 2009 The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) South Africa on Monday called on the government and State-owned enterprise Eskom to reconsider plans to... 

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