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Polity: News this Week

By: Bradley Dubbelman     25th February 2010 A roundup of news this week. 

‘Balanced development indicator' needed to gauge nations' progress - Orkin

By: Bradley Dubbelman     25th February 2010 A new set of criteria for measuring the progress of nations needs to be employed, said former CEO of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and... 

Court rules in favour of white Zim farmers

By: Sapa     25th February 2010 Southern African Development Community (SADC) tribunal rulings against the seizure of farmers' land in Zimbabwe should be registered, recognised... 

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Energy Minister implores municipalities to heed Nersa's tariff guidelines

By: Terence Creamer     25th February 2010 Energy Minister Dipuo Peters on Thursday implored South Africa's municipalities to heed the energy regulator's guidelines on how the tariff... 

ANCYL slams Mboweni’s new appointment 

By: Sapa     25th February 2010 Former South African Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni's appointment as AngloGold Ashanti's new chairperson was a reward for having protected the... 

Electricity hikes slammed  

By: Sapa     24th February 2010 The National Electricity Regulator of South Africa's (Nersa) decision on Eskom's multi-year tariff increase application on Wednesday elicited... 

League shuts down questions on Malema’s lifestyle

By: Sapa     24th February 2010 The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) will not take any more questions on its president Julius Malema's "media conducted lifestyle... 

Nersa approves 24,8% Eskom tariff hike for 2010, followed by two more of 25%-plus

By: Terence Creamer     24th February 2010 The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has approved a nominal Eskom power tariff increases of 24,8% as from April 1, 2010, and... 

Energy Department to publish IRP2 by June

By: Chanel de Bruyn     24th February 2010 The Department of Energy (DoE) was committed to publishing the second integrated resource plan (IRP2) by June this year, deputy director general of... 

Implementation of National Health Insurance on course — ministry

By: Sapa     24th February 2010 The cost implications of the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) will only be known once details of the scheme have been finalised, the health... 

Marcus on nationalisation, SARB reserves  

By: Sapa     24th February 2010 Allowing shareholders who do not recognise the South African Reserve Bank's (SARB's) responsibilities to set the agenda on the nationalisation... 

Zuma says Malema money not his business  

By: Sapa     24th February 2010 President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said that there was nothing to prevent African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) leader Julius Malema from... 

Big business wants growth-driven 2040 vision to be new national goal

By: Terence Creamer     23rd February 2010 Big business in South Africa has initiated a campaign, loosely dubbed 'Vision 2040', which sets out as its overall goal the transformation of the... 

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