http://www.polity.org.za
Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
Finding ways to keep communities alive after mine closures

Finding ways to keep communities alive after mine closures

16th July 2018 South Africa’s economy was built on the mining industry. But the sector has been in decline for decades. Mining contributed R312-billion, or 6.8%,... 

A big moment for Africa: why the MeerKAT -- and astronomy -- matter

A big moment for Africa: why the MeerKAT -- and astronomy -- matter

13th July 2018 Astronomy in Africa will take a giant leap forward with the unveiling of the 64-dish MeerKAT array in South Africa on July 13. The MeerKAT will be... 

ANC won't fix internal strife unless it addresses root causes of discontent

ANC won't fix internal strife unless it addresses root causes of discontent

13th July 2018 South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress (ANC), is in crisis less than a year before a general election expected to be held in... 

More From The Conversation
Young Nigerians have made their mark, but odds are still with the old in 2019

Young Nigerians have made their mark, but odds are still with the old in 2019

12th July 2018 The presidency of Muhammadu Buhari continues to lay claim to achievements in the fight against corruption in Nigeria as well as the war against... 

Ethiopia's Ahmed is driving change at speed. Now the hard work must begin

Ethiopia's Ahmed is driving change at speed. Now the hard work must begin

12th July 2018 Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed rose to office after an internal party struggle led by his reform partners within the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary... 

Eritrea and Ethiopia have made peace. How it happened and what next

Eritrea and Ethiopia have made peace. How it happened and what next

11th July 2018 This week Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed visited neighbouring Eritrea, to be greeted by President Isaias Afwerki. The vast crowds that... 

Obama's Mandela lecture comes at an auspicious time for democracy

Obama's Mandela lecture comes at an auspicious time for democracy

11th July 2018 Former US President Barack Obama will aim high with his Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johanesburg on July 17th. According to his close adviser... 

How South Africa should view foreign policy in a changing world order

How South Africa should view foreign policy in a changing world order

10th July 2018 One of the first initiatives of South Africa’s new minister of international relations, Lindiwe Sisulu, was to announce a review of the country’s... 

How to judge the success of the BRICS summit? Three questions will do the trick

How to judge the success of the BRICS summit? Three questions will do the trick

9th July 2018 The 10th BRICS summit to be hosted by South Africa is going to be closely watched. It comes at a time when extraordinary global political and... 

Why South Africa's new political party funding bill is good news for democracy

Why South Africa's new political party funding bill is good news for democracy

6th July 2018 Who funds South Africa’s political parties? The answer has always been shrouded in secrecy – both before and post 1994 when the country became a... 

About

Polity.org.za is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on Polity.org.za is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Register Close