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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene confirmed a further direct allocation to power utility Eskom of at least R20-billion. But he also stressed on Wednesday that...
 
National Treasury this week froze the public personnel headcount and embarked on a review of funded vacancies in an effort to curb State spending and...
 
The North West provincial government remains steadfast in its commitment to provide clean water to residents in Mahikeng, premier Supra Mahumapelo said on...
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EBOLA OUTBREAK
 
At least 4 877 people have died in the world's worst recorded outbreak of Ebola, and at least 9,936 cases of the disease had been recorded as of October 19,...
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KIDNAPPINGS
 
Nearly a week after Nigeria announced a ceasefire deal with Boko Haram, which it said would include the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the...
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elections
 
Blaring music and flags fill the hall where Tunisia's Initiative Party is warming up to test its chances in the second free election since the 2011 "Arab...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The African Peer Review Mechanism’s (APRM) Country Review Reports (CRRs) provide a unique overview of central themes in Africa’s political...

 

Competition policy is about promoting economic participation, economic efficiency, and consumer welfare. But, in the real world just what are the...

 

There is a critical gap in the depth and volume of research into the areas of competition and regulation as they relate to the African continent. Work...

 

The new members of the AU’s Panel of the Wise include a number of high-profile individuals. It remains to be seen, however, what role they can...

 

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a growing consideration for businesses. The Country Review Reports (CRRs) compiled through the African Peer...

 

Schedule of Parliament – October 21,...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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...
 
Africa-International Communications
 
Once again the ruling alliance of the ANC, Congress of SA Trade Unions (COSATU) and the SA Communist Party (SACP) in South Africa face more developments...
 
Zimbabwe’s decade-long economic and political crisis from 1998 to 2009 will go down as one of the worst periods in the country’s history. However, the unity...
 
In 2009, the Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) recorded its worst ever showing in an election. Its candidate, rebel leader Afonso Dhlakama, was trying...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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