Mining Nationalisation Pre-mature – Netshitenzhe

7 September 2010A strategic national plan for the mining sector needs to be developed before looking at nationalisation of mines, Joel Netshitenzhe, executive director of the Mapungubwe Institute of Strategic Reflection (Mistra) said on Tuesday. “To pose that...

Cosatu: Nationalisation Talks Crucial

14 September 2010Johannesburg – The nationalisation of mines debate started “wrongly” and in the “wrong place”, Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said in Johannesburg on Tuesday.”It has been...

Assertive Zuma Rules Out Policy Switches

By Sam Mkokeli and Sibongakonke Shoba21 September 2010Mantashe decries poor discipline, organisational chaos in partyPresident Jacob Zuma closed the door on new economic policy discussions when he delivered his political report yesterday, instructing delegates to the...

Economic freedom in our lifetime: A timely wake up call

ANCYLThe tragedy – and most severe critique of the South African Left – is that Julius Malema and the ANC Youth League were allowed to hijack the struggle for economic freedom, for their own opportunistic and demagogic purposes.  It would thus be a big mistake for the...