Analysis of the third kind
1 April 2015 04:56 (South Africa)
South Africa

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 Daily Maverick Stuff Reporter

Vavi joins EFF as interim head


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Can Vavi seize the working class vote?


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By Greg Nicolson

Mining, black ownership rules head to court


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By Rebecca Davis

TRC secret records: Finally out in the open


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By Greg Nicolson

Marikana report: Time for justice, but will Phiyega be fired?




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By Richard Poplak

First the student councils, then the country – the EFF goes incremental


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By Stephen Grootes

Vavi dismissal: A catalytic moment in a shifting political landscape


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By Charles Simkins

Op Ed: Culture wars in universities – it’s happened before


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By Raymond Suttner

Analysis: Eskom disarray and the wider crisis of irregularity - how do we recover the promise of 1994?


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Zwelinzima Vavi axed


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By GroundUp

Groundup: Free State health workers on trial for protesting dismissals




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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Cosatu: Vavi misses the moment and hands fate to his enemies


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By Stephen Grootes

Vavi and Cosatu: Will he go out in a whimper or a blaze of glory?


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Moment of truth: Number One shows his hand on Eskom, Hawks and the NPA


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By C. McMichael, M. Rubin & S. Charlton

Op-Ed: The double dehumanisation of an unequal society


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By Marianne Thamm

CCIFA elective conference: All’s well that ends well in dramatic week for the arts sector


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By Stephen Grootes

The Jiba Fracas, Act II: Down the rabbit hole with the NPA




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By Greg Nicolson

Small business SA: Waiting to be truly free


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By ANDREA TEAGLE

To legalise or not to legalise trade in rhino horn? Stakeholders make their case


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By Rebecca Davis

The cruelty of politics: Ses’khona supporters poo-poo ANC’s Fransman


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By Greg Nicolson

TB: Of campaigns and complications


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By Rebecca Davis

National Firearms Summit: Show goes on despite missing McBride


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By Marianne Thamm

Bob Hewitt rape conviction: A symbolic victory for many silenced women




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By FREDERICK FOURIE

Op-Ed: If you want more inclusive growth, get the informal sector to work


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By Kim Harrisberg

A tribute to Danny Schechter


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By Richard Poplak

If I Were A Dictator: Zuma’s 'I Have A Dream' speech


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By JERM

Cartoon: Jerm Attack!


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By AFRICA CHECK

Africa Check: Are 80% of South African schools ‘dysfunctional’?


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By Marianne Thamm

CCIFSA elective conference: Chaos, 'bullying' and 'political agendas'




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