Tag Archives: South Africa

Reforming South Africa’s Economy

The successful unbundling of utilities giant Eskom would aid badly needed structural reforms in the South African economy.

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Energy Extraction Politics in the Renewable Age

Emerging market economies in a post-oil era might find themselves in the same traps when mining for the necessary metals.

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How Big Is the Turkish Contagion Risk for Emerging Markets?

Contagion from the Turkish crisis to other emerging markets is not widespread.

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Closing Africa’s Tax Revenue Gap

African countries lose more than $50 billion each year to illegal financial outflows, mostly through tax avoidance and evasion.

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Apartheid’s Worst Nightmare: A Flawed and Very Human Hero

Winnie Mandela’s contradictory personas are a reflection of the history of South Africa and of the society that it is today.

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No Impunity! When Presidents Go to Jail

South Korea’s and Brazil’s former Presidents are being jailed for corruption. South Africa’s ex-leader appears to be next.

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South Africa’s Land Question

The reactions to the National Assembly’s motion to amend South Africa’s constitution for the expropriation of land without compensation underscore how divided South Africa remains.

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South Africa’s Xenophobia Problem

Once a haven for other Africans, the country’s economic crisis has soured public opinion on foreigners.

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South Africa’s Violent Crime Problem

Decades after Apartheid, violence remains an unresolved obstacle to the country’s success.

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Zuma’s Grand Corruption

South Africa’s clean government activists have prevailed against the former president, but it will take time to undo his damage.

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