Policy, Law, Economics and Politics - Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
This privately-owned website is operated and maintained by Creamer Media
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
         
close notification
(Use arrows to navigate)
 
 
Expand this page
 
 
Garlicke & Bousfield Director: Commercial Department Howard Stephenson congratulates Caleb Jones, UKZN student on his Garlicke & Bousfield Top Environmental Law Student Award for 2013
Garlicke & Bousfield Director: Commercial Department Howard Stephenson congratulates Caleb Jones, UKZN student on his Garlicke & Bousfield Top Environmental Law Student Award for 2013
 
 
 
 
Western Cape provincial ANC leader Marius Fransman
Western Cape provincial ANC leader Marius Fransman
Updated 4 hours ago
 
POLITICS
 
The Western Cape public accounts committee (Scopa) has a political agenda and is misusing government structures, former health MEC Pierre Uys said on...
Communications Minister Yunus Carrim
Communications Minister Yunus Carrim
Updated 4 hours ago
 
COMMUNICATIONS
 
The costs of communicating have to drop, Communications Minister Yunus Carrim said on Wednesday. "Clearly, the costs have to come down. It's not just in the...
Corruption Watch executive director David Lewis
Corruption Watch executive director David Lewis
 
Police should probe a tender awarded by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to Cash Paymaster Services (CPS), Corruption Watch said on Tuesday....
 
An official at the Gauteng infrastructure department has been suspended for allegedly using government land for private use, a spokesperson said on...
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,...
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande
 
Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has outlined plans for the development of a new health and allied sciences university into which the...
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

This study assesses community perceptions about illicit trafficking and organised crime in West Africa and the Sahel. Focus groups were conducted in...

 

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...

 
 
 
 
 
 
In politics, short-term considerations often trump the long-term imperative. Even more so in times of crisis. But regardless of the severe geopolitical...
 
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...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Online Publishers Association