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SA needs business-friendly economic policies

By: Seeraj Mohamed     29th January 2010 The most effective way to deal with poverty is employment creation. Fortunately, employment creation and the goal of creating decent work... 

Capitalism in South Africa 

By: Seeraj Mohamed     22nd January 2010 There will be a discussion about South Africa’s future economic growth path over the next few months. I hope that the discussion progresses beyond... 

The big freeze and the politics of avoidance

By: Brandon Hamber     15th January 2010 Ireland is a temperate place by European standards. It does not suffer from the extremes (in weather, that is) seen in other Northern climes. In... 

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An uncomradely kerfuffle  

By: Adam Habib     12th January 2010 Another public spat between members of the tripartite alliance; another plea for unity from President Jacob Zuma. This is what the 2009 SA... 

Looking back on 2009 

By: Denis Worrall     22nd December 2009 2009 has ended more or less on the same note it began. That means the spotlight is on the ANC, Cosatu and SACP Alliance. And the dynamics of the... 

Green shoots killed 
by early frost

By: Seeraj Mohamed     4th December 2009 The South African media seemed overeager to celebrate an economic recovery last week. There was very little to celebrate in the South African... 

The appointment of the National Director of Public Prosecutions: Bad News - Zimbabwe: Good News

By: Denis Worrall     2nd December 2009 What follows are some of the headlines which greeted President Jacob Zuma’s recent appointment of Mr Menzi Simelane as the National Director of... 

Zimbabwe: Will President Zuma grasp the nettle?

By: Denis Worrall     20th November 2009 As Business Day pointed out in an editorial last week, with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) having now laid down certain... 

Going for broke in Copenhagen

By: Harald Winkler     20th November 2009 The future of the climate change regime is to be decided in Copenhagen. It is not looking pretty. The US is not ready to put a firm number to the... 

Enabling Higher Education Development through Challenging Commercial Academic Publishing 

By: Adam Habib     18th November 2009 Can you imagine an industry in which the workers who laboriously produce the product are paid by the public purse, those that painstakingly review... 

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