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The ANC needs to rethink the purpose of its Policy Conference.
The ANC needs to rethink the purpose of its Policy Conference.

Legislature and Governance: Towards Presidential Centralism

Wednesday 28 June 2017 11:57

What’s expected in a discussion document on legislature and governance for the upcoming ANC policy conference is an identification of the challenges and pressures that threaten democracy.

Legislature and Governance: Towards Presidential Centralism

Wednesday 28 June 2017 11:57

What’s expected in a discussion document on legislature and governance for the upcoming ANC policy conference is an identification of the challenges and pressures that threaten democracy.

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Fear and loathing: The ANC’s enemies are everywhere

Tuesday 27 June 2017 17:38

The ANC’s documents for the policy conference reveal a party that professes a desire for self-correction and renewal but reveal deepening paranoia writes Professor Christi van der Westhuizen

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Can an African passport bring to life dreams of Nkrumah & Senghor?

Tuesday 27 June 2017 09:05

Embassies, visas and immigration officers. These things invoke nightmarish feelings in many people.

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Zuma is fast running out of political lives

Monday 26 June 2017 08:41

Like the proverbial cat with nine lives, South Africa’s scandal-ridden president, Jacob Zuma, may well have escaped yet again with his political life.

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ANC social transformation document must highlight priorities: Analyst

Sunday 25 June 2017 14:10

Some of the pointers in the social transformation document of the ANC need to be more prioritised than others. This is according to Policy Analyst NkosiKhulule Nyembezi.

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SA’s central bank row points to dangerous levels of intolerance

Saturday 24 June 2017 12:42

What kind of financial system is sure to collapse if the central bank cares about people’s well-being?

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"A public protector’s job is to make sure people stick to the law"

Friday 23 June 2017 07:43

Busisiwe Mkhwebane has directed a parliamentary portfolio committee to initiate proceedings to amend a clause in the Constitution.

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AU summit needs to show some improved vision

Thursday 22 June 2017 18:43

In approximately a week on Thursday, the African Union (AU) will hold its 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly.

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The problem isn’t hunger

Monday 19 June 2017 10:46

Famine and starvation are threatening the lives of tens of millions of people in Africa today, but what is troubling is that food aid will run out soon.

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SA Youth concerned about the effects of downgrade status

Friday 16 June 2017 07:12

Young people in South Africa do not think that “South Africa will be able to recover from being downgraded to junk status”. This according to a recent Pulse of the People™ study undertaken by Ipsos.

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