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12 May 2017
 
 
White monopoly capital: good politics, bad sociology, worse economics
THE CONVERSATION
Many would like to consign the polarising debate about “white monopoly capitalism” (WMC) in South Africa to the margins. They argue that its proponents are nothing more than Marxist ideologues or...
 
 
23 Mar 2017
 
South Africa's social grants: busting the myth about financial inclusion
THE CONVERSATION
“Financial inclusion” has hit the headlines in South Africa in the wake of a scandal over the distribution of social grants. Mounting evidence suggests the controversial company at the centre of...
 
 
02 Mar 2017
 
 
 
A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
This is the story of Sara, who poses stiffly for a photo with her four children at Turffontein concentration camp in 1901, and of Abraham, who paints the street names on Johannesburg’s kerbs. It is...
 
 
16 Feb 2017
 
SACP: Inequality is no longer just about race
STATEMENT
Over the past few months an increasingly shrill, factional and narrow black economic empowerment (BEE) voice has been heard. The ANC’s correct 2012 Mangaung National Conference call for a second...
 
 
24 Jan 2017
 
 
 
SAPS: Police arrests fugitive insurance broker
STATEMENT
Francois Labuschagne (49), has made a brief appearance in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Tuesday facing charges of fraud, forgery and contraventions of the Financial Advisory...
 
 
18 Jan 2017
 
SACP: Murky past must energetically be pursued and investigated
STATEMENT
The SACP calls on ABSA to pay back the full amount plus interests of the bailouts provided to Bankorp by the Reserve Bank from 1985 to 1992 and thereafter from 1992 to 1995 to ABSA after the bank...
 
 
13 Jan 2017
 
 
 
Absa decries leak of public protector report on apartheid billions
LEGAL
Absa said a preliminary report by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane that recommends the bank pay back R2.25-billion it received as part of an unlawful apartheid-era bailout is “regrettable”. The...
 
 
29 Feb 2016
 
GDE to Co-host School Sanitation Seminar
What's On
The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) in partnership with Sanlam and Sulabh International Centre for Action Sociology will tomorrow, 1 March 2016, co-host a seminar to address issues of...
 
 
12 Jan 2016
 
Why South Africa should undo Mandela's economic deals
THE CONVERSATION
Is South Africa finally maturing to the point that the economic - not just political - compromises of the 1990s democratic transition can be reconsidered? When engaging student activists, for...
 
 
11 Jan 2016
 
Agri SA: Senwes donates R1 million to Drought Disaster Fund as Agribusinesses unite behind the fund
STATEMENT
Following a meeting held in Bloemfontein on 08 December 2016 by the captains of Agribusinesses in South Africa, the Agribusiness community have unanimously given their support to the Drought...
 
 
10 Dec 2015
 
 
 
Markets react aggressively to Nene axing
ECONOMY
Local and international markets have reacted aggressively to the axing of the "capable Finance Minister" Nhlanhla Nene, according to TreasuryOne. International markets have displayed their...
 
 
06 May 2015
 
SA can avoid ship from sinking, says Sanlam CEO
ECONOMY
The private sector and government need to work together in order to fix the structural weaknesses that face the economy, otherwise the country’s financial system will face collapse, Sanlam CEO...
 
 
28 Nov 2014
 
Mining houses, other stakeholders in bid to mitigate high levels of indebtedness among workers
MINEWORKER DEBT
About 6.72% of mineworkers in South Africa have been issued with emolument attachment orders (EAOs), which has resulted in a crisis of indebtedness in the mining sector – a crisis that some believe...
 
 
04 Jun 2014
 
SA: Cyril Ramaphosa: Address by Deputy President of South Africa, at the Shanduka Black Umbrellas National Enterprise Development Awards, Sandton, Johannesburg (04/06/2014)
SPEECH
It is a great pleasure to be here tonight to celebrate significant achievements by 100% black owned small businesses. I am also delighted that our new Minister of Small Business Development is here...
 
 
25 Nov 2013
 
WIVP: Statement by the Workers International Vanguard Party, open letter to Numsa and SACP members and all activists on the SACP's National Democratic Revolution’ (25/11/2013)
STATEMENT
As Communists, Socialists and working class fighters in Numsa and in the broader workers’ movement debate the question of breaking the alliance with the ANC, it is necessary to critique the main...
 
 
 
                       
 
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