Our own writing in the media

Every year our analysts and policy experts, in promoting new ideas and policies, contribute a wide range of articles to newspapers across South Africa.

Fantasties, fun and the mass production of black millionaires – Business Day, 25 August 2014

THE more the government fails with the basics, the more it takes refuge in fantasy. It cannot keep the lights on, stop rhino poaching, or get the teachers it employs to spend more than three hours a day in class, but it will now mass-produce black industrialists and black farmers. That’s in addition to achieving "energy sovereignty", setting up a Brics bank, establishing our own shipping fleet, and creating a "mining champion".

It is not enough to condemn culprits when babies die - Business Day, 30 June 2014

"Condemn us when children die of contaminated water." That, according to Cyril Ramaphosa, deputy president of the African National Congress (ANC) and the country, is one of the media's jobs. He was speaking on 20 June at the annual Nat Nakasa award for courageous journalism hosted by the South African National Editors' Forum.

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