Policy, Law, Economics and Politics - Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
This privately-owned website is operated and maintained by Creamer Media
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
         
close notification
20 February 2017
                       
 
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
 
 
 
13 Feb 2017
 
 
Africa’s God presidents: Promoting democracy or dictatorship?
SAIIA
'Grandpa, it’s enough.’ Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters party in South Africa, has called for President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe to step down and not ‘overstay his welcome’....
 
 
12 Feb 2017
 
SA: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa concludes successful visit to Lesotho
STATEMENT
Southern African Development Community (SADC) Facilitator and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa today, Sunday 12 February 2016 concluded a successful working visit to Maseru where he...
 
 
03 Feb 2017
 
Bowmans facilitates complex multi-faceted financing deal
BOWMANS
A finance and banking team from pan-African law firm Bowmans represented and advised long standing client Standard Bank and Stanbic Bank Botswana Limited in connection with a senior secured US$30...
 
 
31 Jan 2017
 
 
 
EU rebuffs South African claim of chicken imports being cause of industry distress
TRADE RELATIONS
The European Union (EU) is strongly contesting arguments that its chicken exports to South Africa are the main cause of the current distress in the industry, asserting that “structural” problems in...
 
 
ANC says AU's decision to re-admit Morocco is 'regrettable'
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) on Tuesday described as "regrettable" the African Union (AU)'s decision to re-admit Morocco into the regional bloc. "This decision represents a significant...
 
 
Reality check: Are SA pupils the ‘most bullied’ in the world?
AFRICA CHECK
Marking the start of a departmental programme to promote safety in schools, the department of basic education minister, Angie Motshekga, received a symbolic torch of peace from her counterpart in...
 
 
 
 
African leaders discuss 'collective' withdrawal from ICC
POLITICS
African leaders are set to mull a motion that will recommend all 34 of the 55 African Union (AU) member states that are part of the International Criminal Court, withdraw from it. The discussion is...
 
 
30 Jan 2017
 
Ford South Africa reacted badly in a crisis: it doesn't have to be that way
THE CONVERSATION
In December 2015, Reshall Jimmy burnt to death in his 1.6-litre EcoBoost Ford Kuga in South Africa. Since then a recorded 51 Kugas have caught alight across the country, and two more in Swaziland...
 
 
Heads of State and government to elect new African Union Commission chair
POLITICS
Heads of State and government will on Monday elect a new African Union Commission Chairperson to replace South Africa’s Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma – widely credited with improved efficiencies and...
 
 
27 Jan 2017
 
Priorities set for new African Union Commision chair
POLITICS
Human rights, expanded agriculture and the inclusion of young people in governance are some of the priorities laid out as the Africa Union Commission (AUC) prepares for a change of guard. Five...
 
 
28th AU Summit: ECOWAS raised the bar, but will others follow?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The decision by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to deploy a military force into Gambia to force President Yahya Jammeh to step down, has been widely hailed by democrats. The...
 
 
25 Jan 2017
 
New mining contractor at Botswana diamond mine
DIAMONDS
Mining contracting company Aveng Moolmans is building on its 15-year presence in Botswana with its latest appointment – at Lucara's Karowe diamond mine.  It has been appointed for a six-year period...
 
 
South Africa slightly improves score in corruption perceptions index, rank drops
CORRUPTION
While South Africa slightly improved its score in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2016 from 44 to 45, its rank in relation to all 176 countries reviewed fell three points to 64. Global...
 
 
23 Jan 2017
 
‘Very tough’ mining year ahead as ‘lawfare’ breaks out – Nedbank
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT
South African mining has a “very tough” year ahead, with "lawfare" breaking out. While existing large, powerful mining companies will persist, growth through new entrants and foreign investment is...
 
 
 
                       
 
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
 
 
 
 
 
 
















 
 
 
 
 
  Topics on this page
 
 
 
City
 
DRC
Company
 
PDF
ISS
Continent
 
Country
 
DRC
Facility
 
Person
 
Product
 
Published Medium
 
Region
 
Industry Term
 
Law
Natural Feature
 
Music Album
 
Market Index
 
 
 
 
 
 
Online Publishers Association
Close