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ANC strengthens support, but remains under 60% – IRR poll 

By: News24Wire      10th December 2018 A new South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) poll shows the governing African National Congress's (ANC's) support has increased ahead of... 

ANC strengthens support, but remains under 60% – IRR poll
Ramaphosa to receive Jiba, Mrwebi inquiry report by March 9

Ramaphosa to receive Jiba, Mrwebi inquiry report by March 9 

By: News24Wire      10th December 2018 A report on whether former deputy prosecutions boss, Nomgcobo Jiba, and her colleague, Lawrence Mrwebi, are fit to hold office will be provided to... 

City of Johannesburg to seek meeting with new NPA head over prosecutions – Mashaba

City of Johannesburg to seek meeting with new NPA head over prosecutions – Mashaba 

By: African News Agency      10th December 2018 The city of Johannesburg will seek a meeting with incoming National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shamila Batohi once she assumes office,... 

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 Harnessing Africa’s blue economy

Harnessing Africa’s blue economy

10th December 2018 The significance of the seas and oceans for the sustainable future of economic and human development and security in Africa and beyond is being... 

Has Cyril Ramaphosa’s position weakened and, if so, what are the consequences?

Has Cyril Ramaphosa’s position weakened and, if so, what are the consequences?

10th December 2018 Until now many observers, including myself, have been at pains to credit President Cyril Ramaphosa and his allies with addressing the need to clean... 

Global perspectives: G20 leaders summit

Global perspectives: G20 leaders summit

7th December 2018 Council of Councils global perspectives roundups gather opinions from experts on major international developments. In this edition, members of five... 

Reality check

Reality check

7th December 2018 It is certainty not news to anyone that Eskom “as it is conceived and is operating today is not sustainable”. Nevertheless, that fact that... 

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The Coal Mine Next Door – How the US Government’s Deregulation of Mountaintop Removal Threatens Public Health

The Coal Mine Next Door – How the US Government’s Deregulation of Mountaintop Removal Threatens Public Health

10th December 2018 For 20 years, coal companies blasted off the mountaintops around the house of Rick Bradford, a retired teacher in Edwight, West Virginia, to... 

A Right To Be Heard: Listening to Children and Young People on the Move

A Right To Be Heard: Listening to Children and Young People on the Move

10th December 2018 This report presents the perspectives of nearly 4 000 young migrants and refugees who responded to a recent global poll conducted by UNICEF.... 

Pure Life as a Means to Development, Costa Rican Style

Pure Life as a Means to Development, Costa Rican Style

6th December 2018 Costa Rica is a top performer in Latin America with an economy that is over five times its size in the mid-1980s. Best known for its rich... 

Handbook of Statistics 2018

Handbook of Statistics 2018

6th December 2018 The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2018 provides a wide range of statistics and indicators relevant to the analysis of international trade,... 

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DIRCO: Deputy Minister Landers to lead the South African delegation to the 108th Session of ACP Council of Ministers in Brussels

DIRCO: Deputy Minister Landers to lead the South African delegation to the 108th Session of ACP Council of Ministers in Brussels

10th December 2018 The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Luwellyn Landers, will tomorrow, 11 December 2018, depart to Brussels, Belgium... 

SAFTU: SAFTU Congratulates TAC On 20 Years Of Struggle

SAFTU: SAFTU Congratulates TAC On 20 Years Of Struggle

10th December 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions congratulates the Treatment Action Campaign on the 20th anniversary of its launch on 10 December 1998.... 

SOLIDARITY: BLF must be held accountable for murder pronouncements

SOLIDARITY: BLF must be held accountable for murder pronouncements

10th December 2018 Solidarity today announced that it will approach the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to file a complaint against the BLF in order to stop... 

OUTA: SANRAL’s N2 Wild Coast Toll Road Scheme Finally Under Judicial Review

OUTA: SANRAL’s N2 Wild Coast Toll Road Scheme Finally Under Judicial Review

10th December 2018 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) is pleased that the 16-year-long civil action to have SANRAL’s realignment of the N2 along the Pondoland... 

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Understanding the local cannabis industry – “weeding” out confusion

Understanding the local cannabis industry – “weeding” out confusion

10th December 2018 Following the recent landmark decision of the South African Constitutional Court, in which the private and personal use of cannabis was... 

Don’t be faked this festive season

Don’t be faked this festive season

10th December 2018 The hunt for generous discounts and alluring deals is a lifelong pursuit only accentuated further over holidays like Christmas traditionally... 

Increased minimum wage for domestic workers

Increased minimum wage for domestic workers

6th December 2018 The minimum wage for domestic workers was increased from 3 December 2018. This is as a result of an amendment to the sectoral determination which... 

Second-hand purchases: Are consumers protected by the CPA or not?

Second-hand purchases: Are consumers protected by the CPA or not?

5th December 2018 Prior to the establishment of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (the Act) there was an unfavourable balance of power in respect of sale... 

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