Economic Digest 5
Economic Digest 4
Economic Digest 2 – Unemployment – Interventions to stem the tide
The recent elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have shown, once more, the important role of civil society in fostering a democratic culture. But above all, the voice of the Catholic Church challenging the provisional results announced by the National Independent Electoral Commission resonated far beyond the DRC’s borders.
Since the end of World War II, human rights have become one of the foundations of the international order and a cornerstone for policy-making and advocacy. Drawing on her long tradition of social teaching, the Catholic Church fully supports this new orientation of international relations, and has further developed her own doctrine of human rights.
The aim of the stimulus package – which involves reprioritising R50 billion of government expenditure in the current budget from non-performing sectors – is to get South Africa’s economy out of recession and to start reversing the ever-increasing unemployment rate.
African CPLO Conference report
A just energy transition (JET) is made up of two parts. The ‘transition’ is towards a sustainable, low-carbon, and equitable energy system, which is better for people and the planet than what we currently have.
The Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, delivered his Budget Speech on Wednesday which spelled hard times ahead for South Africans, more specifically for the poor.
This Digest marks Pope Francis’ call for the abolition of nuclear weapons and publicises his call…