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Urban regeneration takes on a new consciousness in the infamous Hillbrow

30th July 2009 Hillbrow has developed notorious characteristics of crime and grime, but Josie Adler has helped establish the Ekhaya Neighbourhood in the area. 

A massive new coal energy complex is rising out of the bush in Limpopo province

30th July 2009 We look at just one of South Africa's large new power stations and discover that it's four times the size of Gautrain and six times the 2010 soccer... 

Gill Marcus and South African economic 

29th July 2009 In this videoclip, Seeraj Mohamed, the director of the Corporate Strategy and Industrial Development Research Programme in the School of Economic... 

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Are we sleepwalking into a surveillance society?

22nd July 2009 In this video clip, Cezanne Samuel and Lyle Cupido of the South African Institute of International Affairs, speak to Polity's Amy Witherden on the... 

Botswana signed controversial deal with EU to protect its commercial interests

By: Christy van der Merwe     17th July 2009 Botswana's decision to sign an Interim Economic Partnership Agreement (I-EPA) with the European Union (EU) earlier this year did not pose a threat... 

Confusion over the African Union and the International Criminal Court

16th July 2009 In this video clip, Jemima Njeri Kariri, a Senior Researcher in the International Crime in Africa Programme at the Institute for Security Studies,... 

First phase of the Gautrain heads towards its 2010 completion date

16th July 2009 The Gautrain project is around 65% complete, with an estimated R17,5-billion of the project budget of R25,4-billion already spent. The project,... 

Government launches expenditure review in bid to seek out savings

By: Terence Creamer     16th July 2009 The South African government would undertake a "comprehensive review" of its expenditure in a bid to identify savings and reprioritise spending in... 

SA's project pipeline needs urgent replenishment, Manuel asserts

By: Terence Creamer     14th July 2009 The South African government, which had placed infrastructure expenditure at the heart of its response to the global economic crisis, warned on... 

SA won’t veer from price-stability course 'just because it’s difficult'

By: Terence Creamer     14th July 2009 The South African Constitution ultimately set the mandate for the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to maintain price stability and this objective... 

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