Deepening Democracy through Access to Information

RAF Act can limit claims

By: Sapa     26th November 2010 Limiting the amount of compensation that the Road Accident Fund (RAF) has to pay for claims of loss of support is constitutional, the... 

Poverty on the rise despite growth in least-developed countries

By: Loni Prinsloo     26th November 2010 The number of people living in extreme poverty continued to grow in the world’s poorest countries, despite the 49 least-developed countries (LDCs)... 

Cosatu committed to ANC alliance

By: Sapa     26th November 2010 Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) secretary-general Zwelinzima Vavi on Thursday reaffirmed the trade union federation's commitment to... 

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Cosatu won't say sorry to ANC

By: Sapa     25th November 2010 Cosatu insisted on Thursday it would not apologise to a "panicking" ANC for hosting a civil society conference, which the ruling party described as... 

Nyanda to be Zuma's parly counsellor  

By: Sapa     25th November 2010 Axed communications minister Siphiwe Nyanda is to become President Jacob Zuma's parliamentary counsellor. 

Inclusive approach key to SADC regional integration

By: Christy van der Merwe     25th November 2010 Deeper regional integration in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) would only be achieved if there was a sense of ownership on the... 

Cabinet approves tabling of Defence Commission report

By: Sapa     25th November 2010 Cabinet has approved the tabling of the report of the Interim National Defence Force Service Commission, it was announced in Pretoria on Thursday. 

Interest rate cuts too small — economists

By: Sapa     25th November 2010 Evidence that South Africa's economic growth is slowing is raising fears the government has done too little and acted too late to boost growth in... 

Luthuli history distorted — Zuma

By: Sapa     25th November 2010 It is not correct that former African National Congress (ANC) president Chief Albert Luthuli did not support the armed struggle against the... 

Solutions to water crisis hampered by red-tape

By: Sapa     24th November 2010 The country's water crisis is past the eleventh hour as red-tape and interdepartmental bureaucracy remain major stumbling blocks to addressing the... 

Some govt depts still ignore me – Public Protector

By: Sapa     24th November 2010 Some State departments still attempted to ignore the powers of the Public Protector at the expense of distressed citizens, Public Protector... 

Rawlings calls for more political representation in Africa, looks at ways to improve multiparty democracy 

By: Bradley Dubbelman     24th November 2010 Former President of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings, argues that for democratic governance to be a success, the power of political parties needs to reside in... 

Infrastructure problems slowing housing provision — Sexwale

By: Sapa     24th November 2010 Fundamental problems in providing bulk infrastructure, such as water, sanitation, and electricity, are slowing down government's housing delivery... 

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