February 22, 2019
Minister told to put community rights above demands of mining companies

Minister told to put community rights above demands of mining companies

Feb, 10, 2019 News

The communities of Matzikama municipality in the northernmost reaches of South Africa’s west coast held a verbal sparring match with Mining Minister Gwede Mantashe last week over mining company Mineral Sands Resources’ (MSR’s) plans to expand mining in the region.

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Briefs that show it all: President risks cramp in his writing hand

Briefs that show it all: President risks cramp…

Feb, 08, 2019 Opinion

Our president has been hard at work at parliament from long before its official opening, speedily assenting to as many Bills as he can before the fifth democratic parliament closes...

Parliament must develop “holistic” approach to economics

Parliament must develop “holistic” approach to economics

Feb, 08, 2019 News

South Africa lacks a nationally coherent national economic policy because from the starting point, at parliament, legislators work in silos and fail to talk to each other. This was according...

Land reform needs more than expropriation without compensation

Land reform needs more than expropriation without compensation

Feb, 08, 2019 News

As parliament gets down to the business of tackling Section 25 of the Constitution in the hope of agreeing on a legislative re-write which leaves no ambiguity about what exactly...

The New Dawn must be a New Deal

The New Dawn must be a New Deal

Feb, 07, 2019 News

The New Dawn cannot be a continuation of the same failed macro-economic policies with a few adjustments, as suggested by the tone and narrative emerging from the processes being lead...

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