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Judith February

Judith February

    ANC loses its voice in national debates
    ANC loses its voice in national debates
    There was a time not so long ago when the ANC dominated and led the national discourse, filling the public space with ideas for debate and further...
    Hlaudi Motsoeneng verdict opens door for 'rational' test
    Hlaudi Motsoeneng verdict opens door for 'rational' test
    It was always going to be a tricky judgment to hand down – and the ink had barely dried on Western Cape high court Judge Ashton Schippers's...
    Democracy fund will foster political donation transparency
    Democracy fund will foster political donation transparency
    "You show me yours and I'll show you mine." That is a pretty accurate summation of the attitude of most political parties when it...
    Time to come clean on party funding
    Time to come clean on party funding
    South Africa is about to enter into the biggest ever public-procurement processes in its history -- involving Eskom and Transnet -- with a planned...
    We have a right to know who funds Zuma family
    We have a right to know who funds Zuma family
    Whether or not the president and MaNtuli are headed for "Splitsville", as a recent headline put it, might be titillating news for the tabloids --...
    ANC stalls over public funding of parties
    ANC stalls over public funding of parties
    Certain addictions are hard to beat. The ANC looks no closer to exiting the Chancellor House deal now than it did a few weeks ago. At least two...
    Something out of nothing
    Something out of nothing
    Somewhere there is a photograph of Cyril Ramaphosa and Roelf Meyer taking a break during the constitutional negotiations, seemingly relaxed. The...
    Something out of nothing
    Something out of nothing
    Somewhere there is a photograph of Cyril Ramaphosa and Roelf Meyer taking a break during the constitutional negotiations, seemingly relaxed. The...
    Time is right to discuss detail of political donation
    Time is right to discuss detail of political donation
    On April 20 this year the Cape High Court gave judgement, dismissing the application by the Institute for Democracy in South Africa (Idasa) to...
    A game of broken telephone
    A game of broken telephone
    'Money has no loyalty. Investors take it where they will receive the most returns. If South Africa is perceived to be failing or adopting the wrong...
    Redlining to be outlawed
    Redlining to be outlawed
    The Ministry of Housing is squaring up against banks and financial institutions to force them to provide loans to lower-income people and those...
    Auditors to be called to account
    Auditors to be called to account
    Enron, Worldcom, Xerox, Merck: capitalism is finally catching up with itself. Whether this is true is probably part of a larger ideological...