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Greater substantive democracy needed in wake of DRC elections

By: Bradley Dubbelman     1st February 2012 Delegates attending an ambassadorial forum on Tuesday were told that merely holding elections was not enough to formalise and institutionalise... 

Election of AU Commission chairperson postponed

By: SA News     30th January 2012 The election of the chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) has been postponed to July at the next AU summit, a South African official... 

Eskom still pursuing mandatory savings 'safety net' 

By: Terence Creamer     30th January 2012 State-owned power utility Eskom has reiterated its call for South Africans to urgently reduce electricity demand by 10%, or some 3 000 MW, adding... 

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30th January 2012 Subscribe to the weekly editions of Engineering News and Mining Weekly and receive a 50% discount. This special offer applies to the following... 

News this week

By: Bradley Dubbelman     27th January 2012 In the run-up to the African National Congress’ (ANC’s) June policy conference, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) plans to lobby... 

SA’s strong FDI recovery not enough to lift Africa

By: Terence Creamer     25th January 2012 A 269% recovery in South Africa’s foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in 2011, which climbed to $4.5-billion from a revised 2010 figure of... 

Algeria gives parties green light for election

By: Reuters     25th January 2012 Algeria's government on Tuesday authorised the creation of the first new political parties in more than a decade, four months before a... 

Egypt partially lifts state of emergency law

By: Reuters     25th January 2012 The head of Egypt's ruling military council said on Tuesday he had decided to lift a state of emergency from Wednesday except in certain cases, a... 

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