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7 July 2015 01:59 (South Africa)
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SA's Q1 GDP - those muscles are only Photoshopped

  • Paul Berkowitz
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StatsSA released its GDP bulletin for the first quarter of 2012 on Tuesday. Growth in the economy was higher than expected, but how strong are the underlying trends? By PAUL BERKOWITZ.

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By Marianne Thamm

Judges and the rise of traditional leaders and customary law: A new legal frontier


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By GREG NICOLSON & SIBONISO MNCUBE

In pictures: Mamelodi's transport troubles


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By Richard Poplak

Mamelodi Down: How a transport spat could turn into full-blown war


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By Stephen Grootes

Op-Ed: Richard Mdluli returns


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By GroundUp

GroundUp: Murder on Long Street – Congolese bouncers and the private security industry




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By Marelise van der Merwe

Transgender in Focus: Navigating the workplace – C’s story


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By Marianne Thamm

Ghosts of the past: How Jacob Zuma and other ANC political figures unwittingly interacted with Apartheid's best spy


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By Alex Eliseev

Analysis: Police’s ‘clenched fist’ strikes blow against fellow human beings


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By Rebecca Davis

Gender-based violence: Government might finally have a plan, but is it a good one?


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By LEBO KESWA & DUMISANI HLOPHE

Op-Ed: Parliament, democracy and the failure of collective leadership


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Nkandla: Has Mantashe adopted Mashatile's genie?




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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Marikana: Phiyega on the attack and Malema on new legal and political crusade


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By Rebecca Davis

SA and rule of law: Where to in a post-Bashir world?


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By Rebecca Davis

Oudtshoorn: Anatomy of a municipal disaster


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By BHEKI C. SIMELANE

Home Affairs and the ‘newborns’


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By Greg Nicolson

What you need to know: The Alliance summit in six points


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By GroundUp

GroundUp: There’s no excuse for medicine stockouts, Minister – here’s the proof




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By Rebecca Davis

Uber vs. Authorities: Regulatory headaches abound for popular taxi service


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By Raymond Suttner

Op-Ed: Freedom and the law


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Alliance summit: Nkandla and e-tolls spoil the bonding party


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By Greg Nicolson

Podcast: Marikana – the fallout


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By GroundUp

GroundUp Op-Ed: Steel giant's environmental records exposed


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By Stephen Grootes

Mokotedi Mpshe's Zuma tapes affidavit: It's all about Leonard McCarthy




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By BC Simelane & Greg Nicolson

After Marikana report, the widows talk about life of hardship and pain


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By Marianne Thamm

ANC Western Cape: New leadership brings diversity and damage control


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By Rebecca Davis

Women of Marikana lodge World Bank complaint against Lonmin


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

A presidency of calamity: Jacob Zuma's doomed legacy


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By Stephen Grootes

The curious case of the ANC’s post-Marikana silence


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By Carolyn Raphaely

For Thembekile Molaudzi, justice delayed was justice denied




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