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A tribute to Professor Ben Turok

A tribute to Professor Ben Turok

Dec, 09, 2019 News

The Institute for African Alternatives deeply regrets the passing away early today of its Director, Professor Ben Turok. He will be remembered as an icon of the struggle for justice and democracy, a man who throughout his life remained determinedly committed to equality, nonracialism and full human rights and he demanded diginity for all the people of South Africa.

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Parliament suicide probe shows victim ‘was fighting a fight that was not heard’

Parliament suicide probe shows victim ‘was fighting a…

Nov, 27, 2019 News

The confidential, but comprehensive and unredacted Public Service Commission’s (PCS’s) report on the suicide of parliamentary manager Lennox Garane claims that parliament’s senior leadership showed a disregard that “borders on...

Finance Minister backs formation of intelligence unit within SARS

Finance Minister backs formation of intelligence unit within…

Nov, 26, 2019 News

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni declared that he “fully endorses” the establishment of a unit within the South African Revenue Services (SARS) that is deployed to investigate and gather intelligence...

Why SA is the world’s most unequal society

Why SA is the world’s most unequal society

Nov, 26, 2019 News

Inequality between nations is worse than inequality within nations. This means that the economic distance between an impoverished Burundian and a wealthy Belgian, for example, is far greater than the...

From the desk of the President

From the desk of the President

Nov, 26, 2019 News

Dear Fellow South African, Last week, I met with the leadership of the Black Business Council where, among other things, we discussed issues of transformation. I took the opportunity to inform...

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