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Fikeni says there is more or dominated power residing in the economy

Black majority left with political power: Fikeni

Tuesday 21 October 2014 10:41

Political analyst Somadoda Fikeni says the black majority is largely left with political power and the white minority has the economic and social power

Black majority left with political power: Fikeni

Tuesday 21 October 2014 10:41

Political analyst Somadoda Fikeni says the black majority is largely left with political power and the white minority has the economic and social power

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Nene must prove he’s in control of budget: Sacci

Tuesday 21 October 2014 08:24

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) Chief Executive Officer, Neren Rau, says rating agencies will be watching the budget speech.

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Difficult to predict Masipa’s sentencing judgement: Expert

Monday 20 October 2014 08:42

Attorney Marius du Toit of Du toit Attorney’s says it will be difficult to tell what sentence Judge Thokozile Masipa will hand down on former international icon, Oscar Pistorius.

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Oscar judgment: paradigm shift from domestic violence to gun control

Sunday 19 October 2014 08:56

The guilty verdict of culpable homicide passed down by the Pretoria High Court on Oscar Pistorius gave rise to a number of criticisms towards the presiding officer, Judge Thokozile Masipa.

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Wits report highlights media landscape trends

Saturday 18 October 2014 08:04

Continued decline of print circulation, on-going retrenchments, and an increased number of broadcast media are some of the media landscape trends documented in the Wits Journalism report.

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The Complexion of Newsrooms changed: but old norms haunt us

Friday 17 October 2014 11:21

The mainstream media in South Africa follows the model assumed by the major western media houses when it comes to reporting on Africa, writes Jimi Matthews.

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Lucky Dube hailed as African Icon

Thursday 16 October 2014 10:20

Lucky Dube’s former manager Lenah Moshoele says the renowned musician was regarded as a king, a peacemaker and above all an icon by Africans.

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Mozambicans need a modern leader: Analyst

Wednesday 15 October 2014 08:30

The Executive Director of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa, Denis Kadima says the time has come for a modern leader to be elected in Mozambique’s elections.

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Investors hold their breath as Mozambique votes

Tuesday 14 October 2014 11:41

With the upcoming Mozambique election on Wednesday, President Armando Guebuza has managed to do what many other African heads of state faced with similar circumstances struggle with.

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Ebola shows dangers and power of globalisation

Monday 13 October 2014 08:00

Ebola is still spreading, bringing death, fear and economic damage.

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