Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery


6 Nov 2013 | Zuma's silence speaks volumes

The president’s pointed silence as Helen Zille was heckled undermines the spirit of democracy once again, says Judith February.Cape Town - It&rs...

4 Nov 2013 | IEC out to teach value of your vote

First-time voters will not be the only group the Independent Electoral Commission tries to convince to register before next year’s elections.IEC...

1 Nov 2013 | SA urged to put Africa agenda first

South Africa’s leveraging of its position within the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (Brics) economic grouping required a continen...

23 Oct 2013 | Is Twitter the right forum for tough debate?

We do need to break the silence and speak what we dare not say about race, but probably not on Twitter. Pretoria - The immediacy of news is something...

29 Aug 2013 | Pule is ANC's chance to walk the talk

It ended with hugs all around as Dina Pule delivered her anodyne apology for non-disclosure of her assets, saying that in the course of her duties she...

28 Aug 2013 | RGN 'sal twee howe navors'

Planne om uitsprake van die konstitusionele en die appèlhof as deel van die transformasie van die regbank te hersien, het vandeesweek weer onde...

26 Aug 2013 | HSRC, Fort Hare to review court rulings

The justice department has awarded the controversial tender to review rulings of the country's two top courts to the Human Sciences Research Council a...

14 Aug 2013 | Opposition parties form committee on state funding

Opposition parties are to form a committee next week in a united front on common issues such as the funding they receive from the Independent Electora...

2 Aug 2013 | Satire must be encouraged

Who knows whether Brett Murray and the Goodman Gallery regret their decision to exhibit The Spear artwork which caused such an uproar in May last year...

1 Aug 2013 | Brics membership boosts South Africa's global standing

For a young adult, South Africa has definitely left its mark in the world. In December 2010, the then 16-year-old country was invited to join the Bric...