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22 May 2015 17:48 (South Africa)
The Gathering
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 PHUMLA WILLIAMS

Right of Response: In defence of Operation Fiela


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By Marianne Thamm

One giant leap: New early learning initiative for age 0-4 offers education hope


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By DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS (MSF) SOUTHERN AFRICA

Video: Voices from the camps – Martin Katana


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By Rebecca Davis

Should South African offenders be able to dump their criminal records?


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

The ANC’s (e-tolled) highway to 2016 elections hell




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By Rebecca Davis

Ask not for whom the e-tolls – the e-tolls for you


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By Stephen Grootes

Justice vs. Jiba the Untouchable: The saga continues


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By Greg Nicolson

Chamber of Mines AGM: A necessary friction


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By BHEKI C. SIMELANE

Prepaid is pre-checked: Eskom vs. Soweto enters the next round


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By DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS (MSF) SOUTHERN AFRICA

Video: Voices from the camps – Amuri Djuma


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By DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS (MSF) SOUTHERN AFRICA

Video: Voices from the camps – Elvira Modesero




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By Chris Yelland

Domestic electricity prices: Eskom vs. City Power


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By Stephen Grootes

Analysis: The ANC crosses the Jordaan


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By Greg Nicolson

Domestic threat: Should the SANDF be deployed as crime fighters?


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Cadre deployment with a twist: Factional battles prompt ANC to think outside the box


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By Rebecca Davis

Cape Town vs Civil Society: How much is enough spending on water and toilets?


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By Raymond Suttner

Op-Ed: Government tries to pull wool over our eyes on xenophobia




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By Greg Nicolson

Tackling Africa's illicit finance flight


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By Rebecca Davis

Op-Ed: Straightening the record on Mompati and gay rights


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By Stephen Grootes

Op-Ed: ANC vs. the media, again


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By GroundUp

GroundUp Op-Ed: ‘What is your business in Council?’ Trying to participate in the City of Cape Town's budget


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By Glynnis Underhill

One of the 'Amigos' strikes back, sues NPA for R7.4 million


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

The ANC and the state: The questions that should not be asked




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By Greg Nicolson

Sasco’s slide: A symbol of a changing political landscape?


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By Alex Eliseev

Op-Ed: Curro School scandal – when Government does its job well


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By Ranjeni Munusamy

Another perfect storm: Will Marikana be Zuma’s new Nkandla?


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By AFRICA CHECK

Africa Check: Zuma wrong on household electricity – about 50% of homes had access in 1994


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By Marelise van der Merwe

Oasis’ Street Soccer: When shots are for goals, for life


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By JERM

Cartoon: The World According to Jerm




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