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@Liberty - Capitalism, Caviar, and the Battle of Ideas - no6

South Africa’s private sector makes a larger contribution to the country than is usually acknowledged. Apart from investment, growth, jobs, and tax, it pours billions into corporate social investment (CSI).

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Apartheid depravities are no excuse for current corruption - Business Day 7 April 2014

One reason why financial corruption under African National Congress (ANC) rule has become systemic is that it was not strangled at birth.

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SYNOPSIS - Submission to the Department of Trade and Industry regarding the Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill of 2013 Johannesburg, 31st January 2014

The Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill of 2013 (the Investment Bill) seeks to ‘promote investment’, which it recognises as vital ‘job creation, economic growth, development, and the well-being of the people of South Africa’. However, the provisions of the Investment Bill are so damaging that they are likely to repel, rather than promote, the investment so urgently required.

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Submission to the Department of Trade and Industry regarding the Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill of 2013 Johannesburg - 31st January 2014 - Full version

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has invited comment on the Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill of 2013 (the Investment Bill). This is the IRR's submission by Anthea Jeffery.

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Press Release: Comprehensively Contradicting the National Development Plan

In the past six months, in particular, the ruling African National Congress (ANC) has been pushing forward with a number of new laws that comprehensively contradict the goals of the National Development Plan (NDP).

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@Liberty - Delivering on ‘radical’ change, if not on growth or jobs

In August 2012 the Cabinet adopted the National Development Plan (NDP) as South Africa’s policy blueprint from now until 2030. The plan is supposed to boost the economic growth rate to 5.4% of GDP and help generate 11m jobs.

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Naught for your comfort as they loot the beloved country - Business Day 24 March 2014

How the African National Congress (ANC) handles Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's Secure in Comfort report into the Nkandla affair is likely to confirm beyond reasonable doubt one of the key differences between financial corruption under National Party (NP) and corruption under ANC rule.

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Press Release: DA increases share of eligible votes by 400%

The Democratic Alliance (DA) increased its share of eligible votes by 400%, from 2% in 1994 to 10% in 2009.

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Press Release: Worst spenders of wasted billions

KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 41% of all unauthorised expenditure in the 2011/12 financial year, followed by Gauteng with 36%.

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