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Land tenure is the foundation of people’s security
Land tenure is the foundation of people’s security
For most of the world’s poor and vulnerable people, secure property rights, including land tenure, are a rare luxury. Unless this changes, the...
In search of a truly new dawn
In search of a truly new dawn
The memorial service for Ahmed Kathrada at the Johannesburg City Hall on April 1 last year became a significant event in the gathering public...
Brics bank fails to live up to hype
Brics bank fails to live up to hype
The New Development Bank (NDB), the financing arm of the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) bloc, is ready to provide $8-billion...
Mozambique cracks open its cashews to boost the economy
Mozambique cracks open its cashews to boost the economy
Mozambique is going nuts about cashews, and they're boosting the economy's health.
Energy regulator forces Eskom to cut its costs
Energy regulator forces Eskom to cut its costs
The National Energy Regulator (Nersa) has told Eskom it cannot pass cost increases on to consumers. Rather, it will be expected to cut operational...
The World Bank needs to return to its mission
The World Bank needs to return to its mission
The World Bank declares that its mission is to end extreme poverty within a generation and to boost shared prosperity. These goals are universally...
New Eskom board will provide 'comfort' to markets - spokesperson
New Eskom board will provide 'comfort' to markets - spokesperson
The newly appointed Eskom board will provide the reassurance markets have been seeking around issues of corporate governance at the power utility,...
Poisonous and running out: Pakistan's water crisis
Poisonous and running out: Pakistan's water crisis
Barely 15 days old, Kinza whimpers at an Islamabad hospital where she is suffering from diarrhoea and a blood infection, a tiny victim among...
The West owes Zimbabwe a future
The West owes Zimbabwe a future
For Zimbabwe, this is a great time. Robert Mugabe's 37-year long rule has ended without adding to the blood and...
Zuma set to blast a nuclear path
Zuma set to blast a nuclear path
The department of environmental affairs has authorised Eskom to proceed with a new nuclear plant, the power utility announced on Friday last...
Lessons from Mauritius on making companies more accountable
Lessons from Mauritius on making companies more accountable
Since the turn of the century, developing countries have been adopting corporate governance codes with the promise that they will enhance accountability and growth, while delivering equitable, ethical, and sustainable business practices....
Post-colonial universities are trapped by their past
Post-colonial universities are trapped by their past
Professor Mahmood Mamdani returned to the University of Cape Town (UCT) on August 22 to deliver a lecture on Decolonising the Post-colonial...

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