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26 May 2017
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26 May 2017
 
 
 
 
Suttner's View: Crisis of Zuma presidency coming to a head?
SUTTNER'S VIEW
In this episode of Suttner's View, Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Sane Dhlamini about the crisis of Zuma presidency coming to a head.  
Updated 1 hour 43 minutes ago
 
 
 
 
The courts and politics
RAYMOND SUTTNER
Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Sane Dhlamini about the courts and politics. Click here to read the column.
Updated 1 hour 44 minutes ago
 
 
Populism on the rise as South Africa and Namibia gear up to elect new presidents
THE CONVERSATION
Both South Africa and Namibia’s governing parties are set to hold elective congresses before the end of this year. Those who win the leadership contests will each lead their respective parties into...
Updated 7 hours ago
 
 
Gender-based violence in South Africa: what’s missing and how to fix it
THE CONVERSATION
Valencia Farmer was 14 years old when she was brutally gang raped and murdered. She was stabbed 53 times. That was in 1999 and her killer was only sentenced for the crime 17 years later. Sihle...
Updated 7 hours ago
 
 
Why no lift-off for Africa’s branch of the BRICS bank?
SAIIA
The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) would open its Africa Regional Centre (ARC) in Johannesburg in March 2016, South Africa’s then finance minister Pravin Gordhan confidently announced in February...
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No evidence for SA government’s ‘truly amazing’ house delivery rate
AFRICA CHECK
South African members of parliament were sceptical when the country’s housing minister boasted about her department’s service delivery rate. “The achievements of this department are enormous, even...
Updated 7 hours ago
 
 
 
 
Contested terrain
REAL ECONOMY: ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION
So what precisely is radical economic transformation? The answer, in an era of factional African National Congress (ANC) politics, depends very much on the speaker and the audience. Indeed, the...
 
 
New vision needed for conservation
LOW-CARBON FUTURE
A friend of mine, Mark Halle, argues that the world of conservation is going nowhere and that a new vision is needed to take it out of its maelstrom. I agree and often solutions are not found in...
 
 
 
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