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  • Author: Isabel Magaya
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     Members of Parliament (MPs) need information to be able to critically review, challenge or enrich government’s budget proposals. They need information to review, debate, and input into draft policies and laws proposed by governments, if these are to be effective in tackling development issues.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    The tardiness around land reform in SA has created uncertainty in the agricultural sector and has at times led to sporadic land occupations and tension on farms.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    There are around 437 informal settlement pockets in Cape Town, a provincial capital in South Africa. Nestled beneath the picturesque Table Mountain, the city is known as a premier tourist attraction, drawing crowds from all over the world to its restaurants, beaches and other attractions.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    There are around 437 informal settlement pockets in Cape Town, a provincial capital in South Africa. Nestled beneath the picturesque Table Mountain, the city is known as a premier tourist attraction, drawing crowds from all over the world to its restaurants, beaches and other attractions.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    BDLive, 20 January 2016

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    Contrary to prevailing opinions, and despite current fiscal pressures, estimates produced by the South African Institute of Race Relations this week suggest that free higher education for all undergraduate students is affordable for South Africa.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    Barely a week ago, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi promised Parliament’s health portfolio committee that the White Paper on the National Health Insurance (NHI) would be with them “soon”.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    A recent United Nations (UN) Development Programme Inclusiveness index suggests that SA is moving in the wrong direction in terms of inclusive growth.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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     All over the world, scientists complain that governments ignore scientific evidence. And not without reason: in every field, from drugs to climate change, policies are being developed with too little awareness of the evidence that could underpin better decisions.

  • Author: Valerie Fichardt
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    [KAMPALA] Evidence-based research from African universities is in great demand, but it is not generating adequate knowledge for use in policym

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