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Pahad disputes claims that Timol committed suicide

By: African News Agency      Updated 6 hours ago Former Minister in the presidency Essop Pahad told the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday he does not believe that anti-apartheid activist Ahmed... 

Pahad disputes claims that Timol committed suicide
ANC KZN dismisses Zuma's idea for 2 deputy presidents

ANC KZN dismisses Zuma's idea for 2 deputy presidents

By: News24Wire      Updated 7 hours ago KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) African National Congress (ANC) chairperson Sihle Zikalala says a proposal put forward by President Jacob Zuma for the losing... 

Government needs to look at land redistribution urgently – Motlanthe

Government needs to look at land redistribution urgently – Motlanthe

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago The government must address equitable access to land urgently, said former president Kgalema Motlanthe on Tuesday. Motlanthe, in his... 

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Why South Africa's communists need to cut the ANC umbilical cord. Or perish

Why South Africa's communists need to cut the ANC umbilical cord. Or perish

25th July 2017 The South African Communist Party (SACP) resolved at its recent 14th Congress to contest future elections in the country independent of the African... 

 The DRC’s natural resources still awash with blood

The DRC’s natural resources still awash with blood

25th July 2017 In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), mining communities mostly depend on their ability to sell what they mine to make a living. So they... 

State capture and beyond

State capture and beyond

25th July 2017 Remedying the problems we currently face in South Africa may be more complicated, taxing and difficult than much current debate seems to envisage.... 

Fair markets can drive growth and economic transformation

Fair markets can drive growth and economic transformation

24th July 2017 South Africa has been mulling over the need for structural economic reforms to promote growth and employment; but progress is lagging. There is no... 

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Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Children in the US

Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Children in the US

25th July 2017 Intersex people in the United States are subjected to medical practices that can inflict irreversible physical and psychological harm on them... 

Conference for the Future of South Africa outcomes

Conference for the Future of South Africa outcomes

24th July 2017 Representatives from over 130 civil society organisations gathered in July at the Conference for the Future of South Africa, in Johannesburg, to... 

Food Loss and Waste: Facts and Futures Report

Food Loss and Waste: Facts and Futures Report

21st July 2017 The Food Loss and Waste: Facts and Futures Report sketches the state of food loss and waste, with a specific lens into excessive food loss and... 

Progress on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: 2017 Update and SDG Baselines

Progress on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: 2017 Update and SDG Baselines

19th July 2017 This report presents the first ever estimates of the population using ‘safely managed’ drinking water and sanitation services – meaning drinking... 

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COM: Chamber lodges interdict to prevent minister Zwane from implementing ‘unlawful' notice

COM: Chamber lodges interdict to prevent minister Zwane from implementing ‘unlawful' notice

Updated 6 hours ago The Chamber of Mines advises that Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane regrettably failed to withdraw the notice that appeared in the... 

SA: Mineral Resources Committee calls for more research into mining earthquakes

SA: Mineral Resources Committee calls for more research into mining earthquakes

Updated 6 hours ago The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources, Mr Sahlulele Luzipo, has conveyed the Committee's condolences to the families of... 

DA: MEC Dlungwana must urgently intervene in KZN school feeding crisis

DA: MEC Dlungwana must urgently intervene in KZN school feeding crisis

Updated 6 hours ago The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal calls on the MEC for Education, Mthandeni Dlungwana, to urgently intervene in the school feeding crisis in... 

SA: Dr Khoza yet to accept security support

SA: Dr Khoza yet to accept security support

Updated 7 hours ago Representatives of Parliament and the South African Police Service (SAPS) met with Member of Parliament Dr Makhosi Khoza on Friday, 21 July,... 

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Political uncertainty leads to drop in M&A deals in Africa this quarter

Political uncertainty leads to drop in M&A deals in Africa this quarter

25th July 2017 Baker McKenzie’s latest quarterly Cross-border M&A Index shows that there were 17 inbound M&A deals in Africa in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017.... 

Proposed moratorium falls beyond Minister Zane’s powers

Proposed moratorium falls beyond Minister Zane’s powers

25th July 2017 On 19 July 2017, the Minister of Mineral Resources gazetted an invitation to comment on a proposed restriction on the granting of new mining and... 

Spoor & Fisher employees bring to life Mandela’s values

Spoor & Fisher employees bring to life Mandela’s values

24th July 2017 Specialist intellectual property law firm Spoor & Fisher’s commitment to upholding Mandela’s values was shared by its employees and brought to life... 

Should minors be identified after turning 18?

Should minors be identified after turning 18?

21st July 2017 The Northern Gauteng High Court recently ruled that all child offenders, victims and witnesses may be identified once they have turned 18. This was... 

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