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The Medupi power project
The Medupi power project
 
Electricity producer Eskom has revealed that it has received cumulative contractor claims at Medupi and Kusile worth R50-billion. But group executive for the...
Nkandla
Nkandla
 
The Special Investigating Unit's report on upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead has been delayed in part because investigators only gained...
 
The domicile of the soon-to-launched Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (Brics) development bank would be decided at the sixth Brics Summit to be...
Interim Eskom CEO Collin Matjila
Interim Eskom CEO Collin Matjila
 
State-owned power utility Eskom spent a massive R10.5-billion on diesel fuel in 2013/14 to enable it to operate its two open-cycle gas turbines (OCGT) in the...
 
The panel of 15 people chosen by Gauteng premier David Makhura to assess the socioeconomic impact of e-tolls in the province is a reputable team, the...
 
Morocco has put its security services on high alert after intelligence reports revealed a "serious terror threat" from Islamist militants returning home...
 
 
 
 
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
 
 
SUTTNER'S VIEW
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela has released a report titled Unsettled Settlements,...

 

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, introducing a new United Nations-backed report outlining pathways major industrial economies can use to cut their...

 

Green economic growth is constructed around six main sectors: green or renewables energies; green and energy-efficient buildings; clean transportation;...

 

Government’s proposed retirement reforms, including those relating to preservation of savings, are aimed at ensuring that pension fund members are...

 

Democracy relies on the premise of regular elections that are conducted in a free and fair manner. “The minimal definition of democracy suggests...

 

New research on the trade policies of each of the BRICS countries, using the World Trade Organization (WTO) as a frame of reference, is now available...

 
 
 
 
 
 
If only African borders were as porous to trade as they are to Ebola. The latest epidemic of the deadly virus is out of control. It spread from its origins...
 
“Our economy is faced with a unique challenge that requires far-reaching strategies for a sustainable social security and retirement infrastructure. We...
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
 
Is the South African economy on the brink of disaster? Or, to put it differently, is South Africa itself on the brink of disaster? Last month, ratings agency...
 
REAL ECONOMY: ECONOMIC CLIMATE
 
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has warned that South Africa is struggling with a triple deficit: its stubbornly high current-account deficit, a fiscal...
 
The child support grant has been praised as one of the government’s most successful anti-poverty programmes. The rapid extension of the grant increases the...
 
South Africa has a dual agricultural economy consisting of well-developed commercial farmers and many more subsistence-based smallholder farmers. Both of...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intellectual Property Law
 
Intellectual Property Law
 
Intellectual Property Law
GARETH HOWARD Coastal areas desperately require enhanced protection
GARETH HOWARD Coastal areas desperately require enhanced protection
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Best-selling author Amanda Prowse
Best-selling author Amanda Prowse
 
 
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Professor in Political Science Shireen Hassim
Professor in Political Science Shireen Hassim
Prof Shireen Hassim's new book 'The ANC Women's League'
Prof Shireen Hassim's new book 'The ANC Women's League'
Justice Edwin Cameron
Justice Edwin Cameron
 
 
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Author Michiel Heyns
Author Michiel Heyns
 
 
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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