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POLITICS
 
When Nkululeko Simelane was born on April 27, 1994, her parents did not have to think twice about her name. Her birth coincided with South Africa's first...
Patrick Chinamasa
Patrick Chinamasa
 
Zimbabwe will let foreigners keep majority stakes in banks for now because locals have no money to buy shares, the finance minister said on Wednesday,...
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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
 
Science and Technology Deputy Minister Michael Masutha has launched the Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Human Development in an attempt to improve research in...
 
China on Wednesday urged renewed peace efforts in South Sudan after the United Nations said rebels slaughtered hundreds of civilians when they seized the...
Corruption Watch executive director David Lewis
Corruption Watch executive director David Lewis
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CORRUPTION
 
Police should probe a tender awarded by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to Cash Paymaster Services (CPS), Corruption Watch said on Tuesday....
EFF leader Julius Malema speaks to his supporters
EFF leader Julius Malema speaks to his supporters
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ELECTION ADVERTISING
 
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has received a complaint from the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) after a party election...
 
 
 
 
Professor Raymond Suttner speaks with Polity's Shannon de Ryhove
Professor Raymond Suttner speaks with Polity's Shannon de Ryhove
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
Researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner
Researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner
ANC supporters
ANC supporters
Businessperson Richard Maponya
Businessperson Richard Maponya
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

In May 1891, Pope Leo XIII released his momentous encyclical Rerum Novarum, addressing the conditions of work during the industrialisation of the world,...

 

South Africa held its first democratic elections in 1994, and 20 years later we are approaching another general election. In two decades South Africa...

 

Public services like health and education are one of the strongest weapons in the fight against...

 

The Lesotho health public–private partnership (PPP) has been described as opening a new era for private sector involvement in healthcare in...

 

This Easter is not so much the season of goodwill as the season of scenarios. Several institutions have compiled different scenarios on what SA could...

 

The new plant of India´s biggest passenger car producer, Maruti Suzuki, saw two illegal strikes and wide-scale rioting in 2012. The causes of the...

 
 
 
 
 
 
After almost five decades of war and armed conflict, South Sudan achieved its independence from the Republic of Sudan in July 2011, making it the world’s...
 
With exactly two weeks to go to South Africa’s fifth all-inclusive democratic general election all eyes remain on the political parties, their leaders and...
Professor Raymond Suttner speaks with Polity's Shannon de Ryhove
Professor Raymond Suttner speaks with Polity's Shannon de Ryhove
 
In this week's Suttner's View, researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner discusses what's gone wrong in 20 years of democracy in South Africa.
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
Political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi
 
There is no issue or factor that, on its own, will determine whether the African National Congress (ANC) gains or loses support in the May election. While...
Researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner
Researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner
 
Researcher and analyst Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Motshabi Hoaeane about the fundamental right to vote. Click here to read Suttner's column...
 
Jens Mjaugedal, Special Envoy of Norway to Somalia, is frustrated… which is hardly surprising given his mission to try to turn Somalia, which has...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LIZEL BLIGNAUTCompetition laws are fast becoming a regular feature of the regulatory landscape in developing countries
LIZEL BLIGNAUTCompetition laws are fast becoming a regular feature of the regulatory landscape in developing countries
SHAWN VAN DER MEULEN Criminal sanctions will further discourage and dissuade directors and managers from engaging in cartel activity
SHAWN VAN DER MEULEN Criminal sanctions will further discourage and dissuade directors and managers from engaging in cartel activity
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alex Boraine
Alex Boraine
Mark Gevisser
Mark Gevisser
 
 
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Active citizen Maurice Smithers
Active citizen Maurice Smithers
Prince Mashele
Prince Mashele
Former diplomat and author Robin Renwick
Former diplomat and author Robin Renwick
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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