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W Cape agriculture department offers R8.3m drought support to Karoo farmers

By: African News Agency      Updated 12 minutes ago The department of agriculture in the Western Cape province has disbursed R 8.3-million in drought support to 586 farmers in the central Karoo... 

W Cape agriculture department offers R8.3m drought support to Karoo farmers
PIC inquiry appeals for information as probe gathers momentum

PIC inquiry appeals for information as probe gathers momentum

By: African News Agency      Updated 41 minutes ago The sittings of the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of impropriety at the Public Investment Commission (PIC) kicked off in Pretoria... 

President Ramaphosa says Education Lekgotla will focus on improving basic education

President Ramaphosa says Education Lekgotla will focus on improving basic education

By: African News Agency      Updated 1 hour 26 minutes ago President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday that the Education Lekgotla in Boksburg will focus on improving basic education. He said the gathering... 

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Making sense of the DRC's struggle for democracy

Making sense of the DRC's struggle for democracy

Updated 3 hours ago On January 10, amid much controversy, the national electoral commission announced that Félix Tshisekedi had won the Democratic Republic of the... 

Books paint contrasting pictures of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Books paint contrasting pictures of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Updated 3 hours ago Writings on South African liberation struggle icon Winnie Mandela almost all fall into one of two categories – either hagiography or demonology.... 

Ramaphosa’s wooing of Zuma: does it spell problems for the country?

Ramaphosa’s wooing of Zuma: does it spell problems for the country?

Updated 5 hours ago Since the 2017 ANC conference held at Nasrec in Johannesburg, it has been clear that the organisation has not been united behind Cyril Ramaphosa as... 

Attack shows that al-Shabaab is still a potent threat to Kenya

Attack shows that al-Shabaab is still a potent threat to Kenya

18th January 2019 The terror attack in Nairobi was a tragedy. But also, to some extent, unexpected. Kenya suffered relatively frequent attacks between 2013 and 2016... 

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EU Policies Contribute to Abuse of Migrants in Libya

EU Policies Contribute to Abuse of Migrants in Libya

Updated 3 hours ago Soft-spoken Abdul left Darfur in 2016 when he was eighteen. He went to Egypt, where he registered with the UN refugee agency UNHCR but, despairing... 

Public good or private wealth?

Public good or private wealth?

Updated 3 hours ago Our economy is broken, with hundreds of millions of people living in extreme poverty while huge rewards go to those at the very top. The number of... 

International financial centres and development finance

International financial centres and development finance

18th January 2019 Economic growth in some of the world’s poorest nations is being held back by a lack of financing. International financial centres (IFCs) have a... 

New financing partnerships for humanitarian impact

New financing partnerships for humanitarian impact

18th January 2019 The humanitarian system and its financing are under immense pressure from ongoing crises affecting over 200-million people in Syria, Yemen, South... 

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SAFTU: SAFTU condemns brutal attacks on Zimbabwe protesters

SAFTU: SAFTU condemns brutal attacks on Zimbabwe protesters

Updated 3 minutes ago The South African Federation of Trade Unions condemns the brutal attacks by the Zimbabwe regime on thousands of protesters who have taken to the... 

DA: DA to refer Minister Dlodlo to Public Protector for Joburg broadband corruption scandal

DA: DA to refer Minister Dlodlo to Public Protector for Joburg broadband corruption scandal

Updated 15 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) will refer Public Service & Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo and Deputy Minister of Defence and Military... 

IFP: #Bosasa IFP challenges President Ramaphosa to appear before the State Capture Commission

IFP: #Bosasa IFP challenges President Ramaphosa to appear before the State Capture Commission

Updated 31 minutes ago ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa’s silence on Bosasa revelations at the State Capture Inquiry is deafening. The IFP challenges President Ramaphosa to... 

CT: Tribunal Fines Computicket R20 Million For Abuse Of Dominance

CT: Tribunal Fines Computicket R20 Million For Abuse Of Dominance

Updated 1 hour 18 minutes ago The Competition Tribunal has found that Computicket (Pty) Ltd abused its dominance between 2005-2010 and has ordered the local ticketing giant to... 

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A Different Standard of Environmental Regulation in Gauteng?

A Different Standard of Environmental Regulation in Gauteng?

Updated 2 minutes ago Before conducting certain environmentally-impactful activities, such as building a road or storing hazardous chemicals, one must obtain an... 

City of Johannesburg Land Use Scheme, 2018: New requirements for land use and development

City of Johannesburg Land Use Scheme, 2018: New requirements for land use and development

18th January 2019 The new City of Johannesburg Land Use Scheme, 2018 was published by The City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality (Council) on 2 January 2019... 

Understanding the exemption to the new national minimum wage

Understanding the exemption to the new national minimum wage

18th January 2019 The National Minimum Wage Act 9 of 2018 (NMWA) came into operation on 1 January 2019. The Minister of Labour also released the National Minimum... 

An Introduction To Memorana Of Incorporation (“Moi(s)”)

An Introduction To Memorana Of Incorporation (“Moi(s)”)

17th January 2019 Under South African law the first document that breathes life into a company’s legal framework, is its Memorandum of Incorporation (hereinafter... 

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May elections: what is the price of an ANC electoral victory?

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