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The NDR steps up towards a BIG and MMT

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President Cyril Ramaphosa is generally portrayed as a successful businessman with a pragmatic grasp of economic realities and a personal preference for the growth-friendly policies

A high court judgment that invites more land invasions

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A flawed judgment handed down last week by a full bench of the Western Cape high court has further undermined the property rights of all

Prescribed assets and a BIG for more dependency and political control

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The SACP is gearing up for its 15th national conference, to be held before the end of this month.  Its revised programme, entitled the South

Time to reject defective ‘employment equity’ laws and accusations

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The latest annual report of the Commission for Employment Equity (CEE) shows that Africans make up 76% of top management in the public sector, whereas

Levelling the political playing field by cutting BEE procurement back to size

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Part 4 of the Zondo commission report into state capture came out last week. It primarily rehashes and reaffirms the story of how Eskom was

Lesufi’s revenge for his Overvaal defeat

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Cyril Ramaphosa’s promised ‘new dawn’ continues, with yet another damaging bill soon to be opened for public comment. This time it is both the powers

Why all South Africans should resist the criminalisation of ‘hate speech’

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The government plans to criminalise all speech that can be brought within the broad definition of hate speech contained in the Prevention and Combating of

Rescuing mining from the Charter morass

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Last Friday the mineral resources and energy portfolio committee met to discuss the impact of the September 2021 Pretoria high court judgment which struck down

Smuggling in a permanent income support grant via the back door

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Lindiwe Zulu, minister of social development, is seeking to smuggle in a permanent ‘social relief of distress’ grant by means of regulations on which she

Time for the courts to strike down BEE

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Last week the Constitutional Court struck down the Preferential Procurement Regulations (the Regulations) gazetted in 2017 by the then finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, under the