Tag: Constitution

Why the dream of a prosperous, united nation continues to elude South Africa

Edward Webster | University of the Witwatersrand The goal of one united South African nation living prosperously under a constitutional democracy remains elusive. This is in spite of the constitution boldly declaring that South Africa belongs...

Op-Ed: Reducing the number of S.A’s provinces is an affront to the Rule of Law and democracy

The ANC’s suggestion that the number of provinces should be reduced from nine to six comes as a shock. Fortunately, our Constitution does not make it that easy.

Nigerian Senator Shehu Sani speaks on amending the constitution

Nigerian Senator Shehu Sani speaks on amending the constitution

Job prospects in Nigeria’s recovering economy

Job prospects in Nigeria's recovering economy

Calls to restructure Nigeria on the rise

Calls to restructure Nigeria on the rise

Op-Ed: The S.A. government cannot wish away the unemployed

Is the South African government unconcerned about the devastating unemployment in the rural areas that the National Minimum Wage (NMW) will cause?

Mali government says to delay constitutional referendum

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali's government said on Wednesday it was delaying a July 9 referendum on constitutional amendments that would reinforce presidential powers and create new regions under an accord signed in...

Op-Ed: South Africa’s central bank row points to dangerous levels of intolerance

What kind of financial system is sure to collapse if the central bank cares about people’s well-being? The recommendation by South Africa’s Public Protector that the Reserve Bank’s mandate change, says much about...