Follow Sygnia’s Wierzycka in opposing prescribed assets, IRR urges financial sector

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South Africa’s financial and asset management sector should follow the lead of Sygnia Ltd CEO and co-founder Magda Wierzycka ‘against the ANC’s reheated attempt to

Cutting VAT would benefit poorest to tune of R31 billion – IRR report

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If the government followed the IRR’s advice and cut VAT to 11.5%, the initial benefit would include leaving R31 billion in the pockets of the

Vote in May for #WhatSACanBe, IRR urges South Africans

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This year’s national and provincial elections will be an opportunity for South Africans ‘to choose growth over poverty’, says the Institute of Race Relations (IRR).

Cut VAT, reduce wasteful spending, IRR urges government

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Putting value for money at the core of all public procurement, as advised by the Zondo Commission, and reducing the VAT rate to 11.5% are

With pro-growth policy, SA would be ‘unrecognisable’ in decade or two – Endres

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With the right policies in place to get the economy growing, South Africa ‘would be unrecognisable in a decade or two and be much happier

IRR paper makes case for ‘putting growth at core of government policy’

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Putting economic growth at the core of government policy as the most effective way to turn the tide on South Africa’s problems, from unemployment to

Auditor-General underscores alarm over government’s weak financial management – IRR

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The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) says the Auditor-General has come to ‘the same conclusion as the IRR – the government simply cannot control its

‘Unachievable’ EFF economic policy promises must be challenged, says new IRR report

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Neither the EFF’s policy arguments nor their fundamental underpinnings should flippantly be dismissed, cautions Ivo Vegter, author of the latest IRR report, The 7 Economic

Corruption prosecutions ‘just painkillers where surgery is needed’, says IRR

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Prosecuting the corrupt is vital, but will not be enough to end corruption in South Africa, warns the Institute of Race Relations (IRR). Says Hermann

SA’s ties with ‘authoritarian regimes and terrorist organisations’ causing unease in US, IRR warns

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The ANC government ‘is unnecessarily imperilling South Africa’s good relationship with the United States by choosing to side with autocratic governments that abuse human rights,