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wildlife indictment
 
Two South African brothers are facing indictment in the US over the sale of illegal rhino hunts, the department of environmental affairs said on Friday. "The...
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ELECTIONS
 
Botswanans went to the polls on Friday in an election that is expected to see President Ian Khama's ruling party win a reduced majority as young and...
Filipe Nyusi
Filipe Nyusi
 
Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party and its candidate Filipe Nyusi won the country's presidential and legislative elections, according to provisional results...
 
Mamsi Ngobeni sat alongside the main road of the South African platinum belt town of Marikana, hunched over a table with a pile of onions, apples, loose...
 
South Africa’s financial institutions have been instrumental in funding the bulk of the projects under the Department of Energy’s multibillion-rand Renewable...
Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe
Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe
 
Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe said on Thursday deputy president Joice Mujuru, potential successor to her 90-year-old husband Robert Mugabe, should...
 
 
 
 
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Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
Naledi Pandor
Naledi Pandor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is an initiative aimed at fostering good governance and development in its participating states. As part of its...

 

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has just released the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement. This document is a mid-term adjustment to the...

 

This paper gives a snapshot of Africa’s conflict burden within a global context based on various prominent data providers. The analysis finds that...

 

The Ugandan government has enacted repressive and discriminatory legislation intensifying restrictions on free expression, association and assembly...

 

The Minister of Finance presented a back to basics budget statement on Wednesday afternoon when he submitted the mini-budget (or Medium Term Budget...

 

Developing a suitable system of corporate governance is an important priority for Africa. Corporate governance is underdeveloped on the continent...

 
 
 
 
 
 
REAL ECONOMY: ELECTRICITY
 
The relationship between economic growth and development and stable and affordable electricity supply is not only strong, but also indisputable. The link is...
 
In 2013, Government enacted phase one of the Retirement Reform in the Income Tax Act, effective 1 March 2015. This phase was to address retirement savings...
 
Energy poverty (2) is a prominent socio-economic concern in Nigeria and has been described by Horton as “a hugely neglected determinant of human health.”(3)...
 
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
 
The announcement of a joint agreement between the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and Hebei Iron and Steel Group to open a steel mill in Phalaborwa...
 
As the long-awaited court case against Côte d’Ivoire’s former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, and a large number of party officials starts in Abidjan this week,...
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
 
There are signs of widespread erosion of trust in decision-making in key institutions. This week the granting of medical parole came into the spotlight. The...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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