Deepening Democracy through Access to Information


Reflections on 2014 elections

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     19th September 2013 In the 2009 general election, the African National Congress (ANC) won 11 650 748 votes (65.9% of the vote) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) won 2... 

Mamelodi for a month – A white middle-class family’s foray into the shack settlements of Mamelodi

By: Motshabi Hoaeane     18th September 2013 South African couple Julian and Ena Hewitt, along with their daughters Julia, 4, and Jessica, 2, left their life in Wapadrand, Pretoria, and moved... 

Zumanomics Revisited: The road from Mangaung to 2030

17th September 2013 Zumanomics Revisited is a sequel to the successful 2009 publication, Zumanomics – Which Way to Shared Prosperity in South Africa? This was a... 

More Videos
Export-led growth strategies no longer 'viable', Unctad asserts

Export-led growth strategies no longer 'viable', Unctad asserts 

By: Terence Creamer     12th September 2013 A new United Nation Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) study argues that, five years since the onset of the financial crisis, the global... 

Celebrating the legacy of Dr Neil Agget

11th September 2013 Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation committed to two objectives: providing medical... 

SA’s fragmented mining law system impacting negatively on industry – director

SA’s fragmented mining law system impacting negatively on industry – director 

By: Ilan Solomons     6th September 2013 The lack of clarity in the legislative framework of South Africa’s laws governing the mining industry is causing significant uncertainty for... 

Strategic opportunities in South Africa's platinum group metals

4th September 2013 MISTRA's 18-month research project on PGMs interrogated the significance of the estimated 85% of the world's PGM reserves in South Africa and... 

Remembering the 'forgotten' in Gauteng's informal settlements

2nd September 2013 DA leader in the Gauteng Legislature Jack Bloom discusses his 'Don't forget the forgotten' campaign, which he started in August 2011, after an... 

Mandi Vundla: The Poetician

28th August 2013 Mandi 'Poefficient' Vundla began performing poetry in 2006. She has since shared platforms with many accomplished poets and musicians, including... 

Why have the police learned nothing from Marikana? 

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      26th August 2013 A year ago South Africa and the world watched in horror as police officers shot 112 striking mineworkers, killing 34 of them near the dusty town of... 

About is a product of Creamer Media.

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

Read more


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


Advertising on is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now