Monthly Archives: March 2014

Saps Ready for Upcoming Elections

The South African Police Service (SAPS) stands ready to assist in democratic South Africa’s fifth elections.

“We are working flat out to prepare for the elections and I can say that we are very ready,” …

The Financialisation of the South African Economy and the Havoc It Wreaks [analysis]

It has become commonplace for South African policymakers, business leaders and pundits, to extoll the virtues of South Africa’s “world-class” financial system.

Indeed, in post-apartheid South Africa the financial sector has grown at almost double …

Dept Clarifies No Textbook Claims

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has clarified insinuations that there are schools which have not received textbooks.

According to media reports, some schools in Limpopo say that between them they still need 18 000 …

Pre-Election, South Africa Shows Off Its Brighter Side [analysis]

Richard Dowden spent last week touring South Africa looking at projects where the country leads the world or is working on things you would not expect to find in Africa. This is the first of …

KZN Voters Urged to Vote Agang Nationally [press release]

Agang SA, the start-up political party headed by Dr Mamphela Ramphele, ex-Managing Director of the World Bank and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town, has registered candidates for seven provinces and for the National …

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