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ANC to unveil Western Cape reclaim plan

By: African News Agency      Updated 6 minutes ago The African National Congress's (ANC's) head of elections Fikile Mbalula will on Monday outline a plan for the national ruling party to try and win... 

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 Mandela foundation to launch annual commemoration of stateman's birthday

Mandela foundation to launch annual commemoration of stateman's birthday

By: African News Agency      Updated 1 hour 4 minutes ago The Nelson Mandela Foundation will on Monday launch the annual commemoration of the late South African statesman. The launch at Constitution Hill,... 

Mahikeng remains calm after violent protests

Mahikeng remains calm after violent protests

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 42 minutes ago Mahikeng remains peaceful following three days of violent protests by residents to remove North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo. Police spokesperson... 

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Coverage of Sierra Leone's election reflected stereotypes, not reality

Coverage of Sierra Leone's election reflected stereotypes, not reality

Updated 2 minutes ago Sierra Leone recently held peaceful presidential elections. But you would not know it from the media, which suggested that the country was... 

North-West uprising and restoring democratic values and practices

North-West uprising and restoring democratic values and practices

Updated 1 hour 54 minutes ago It is a common occurrence during protests to have foreign-owned businesses, that is businesses owned by refugees from Africa or Asia (not the... 

 Will new legislation turn Kenya into a tax haven?

Will new legislation turn Kenya into a tax haven?

20th April 2018 A recently passed law could make it easier for companies to dodge tax in Kenya. This could increase the rate of illicit financial flows and,... 

Millions of urban Africans still don't have electricity: here's what can be done

Millions of urban Africans still don't have electricity: here's what can be done

20th April 2018 At least 110-million of the 600-million people still living without access to electricity in Africa live in urban areas. Most are within a stone... 

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Audacity in Adversity – LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

Audacity in Adversity – LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

20th April 2018 Rima and Ahmed are not alone. Despite state-sponsored repression and social stigma, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the... 

Mass Evictions of Syrian Refugees by Lebanese Municipalities

Mass Evictions of Syrian Refugees by Lebanese Municipalities

20th April 2018 After seven years as reluctant hosts to a million or more Syrian refugees, some Lebanese politicians have become increasingly vocal since 2017 in... 

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition

18th April 2018 Spurred by innovation, increased competition, and policy support in a growing number of countries, renewable energy technologies have achieved... 

 Facing risk: options and challenges in ensuring that climate/disaster risk finance and insurance deliver for poor people

Facing risk: options and challenges in ensuring that climate/disaster risk finance and insurance deliver for poor people

17th April 2018 Reducing the impacts of disasters on poor people is absolutely vital. Climate/disaster risk financing could play a useful role if it is part of an... 

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Statements

Saftu: Saftu condemns private-sector corruption

Saftu: Saftu condemns private-sector corruption

20th April 2018 More evidence is now emerging to support the view of the South African Federation of Trade Unions that the epidemic of corruption and fraud which... 

AfriForum: Prosecution of Duduzane Zuma proves AfriForum’s prosecution strategy works

AfriForum: Prosecution of Duduzane Zuma proves AfriForum’s prosecution strategy works

20th April 2018 AfriForum welcomes the National Prosecution Authority’s (NPA) decision to prosecute Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, on a... 

GCIS: Government calls for calm in North West

GCIS: Government calls for calm in North West

20th April 2018 Government has noted the protest action which has taken place in Mahikeng, North West Province, which have been accompanied by violence, looting... 

DEA: Environmental Affairs Minister publishes an amendment to the Financial Provisioning Regulations pertaining to mining in terms of environmental legislation

DEA: Environmental Affairs Minister publishes an amendment to the Financial Provisioning Regulations pertaining to mining in terms of environmental legislation

20th April 2018 The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has published an amendment to the Financial Provisioning Regulations for the prospecting,... 

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Press Offices

Pressure Mounts For Labour Reforms In The Form Of Protest Action

Pressure Mounts For Labour Reforms In The Form Of Protest Action

Updated 3 minutes ago The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) will be urging all its members and supporting workers to be part of the National Stay-away and... 

SARS snuffs out Lion Match's

SARS snuffs out Lion Match's "novel" application

19th April 2018 The Taxpayer, Lion Match Company Proprietary Limited, disposed of its shareholding in Kimberly Clark Group during 2008 and ascribed the market... 

The (Un)Certainty of Taxes: Is the 1 January 2019 Implementation Date for Carbon Tax Possible?

The (Un)Certainty of Taxes: Is the 1 January 2019 Implementation Date for Carbon Tax Possible?

18th April 2018 One thing is certain in this context: anyone having to sign off on the Carbon Tax Bill has an unenviable job. Though everyone making submissions at... 

New senior appointment – Norton Rose Fulbright

New senior appointment – Norton Rose Fulbright

17th April 2018 The Banking and Finance practice at Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa expands its Africa focus with the appointment of Patrick Colegrave as a... 

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