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Mossel Bay harbour
Mossel Bay harbour
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EBOLA
 
The National Ports Authority (NPA) has taken steps to ensure the Ebola virus disease does not enter South Africa through one of its main harbours, Public...
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CONSITUTIONAL COURT
 
The Constitutional Court ordered the SA Police Service (SAPS) on Thursday to investigate claims of torture against senior Zimbabwean officials. The...
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EBOLA
 
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) denied a claim on Thursday that a South African man has contracted Ebola. "This is not correct. A...
Outgoing Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus
Outgoing Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus
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INFLATION
 
South Africa's central bank defended its inflation targeting policy on Thursday, saying it had helped reduce price pressures and contributed to more...
 
Saying she will not be bullied by politicians, a Maine nurse is giving the state an ultimatum: Lift her Ebola quarantine by Thursday or she will disregard...
 
Tunisia's main secular party Nidaa Tounes won 85 seats in the new 217-member parliament in Sunday's election, while the Islamist party Ennahda secured 69...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

This working paper released by Global Policy Forum gives an overview of the debate from the early efforts to...

 

In recent times, new partnerships models between governments, business and civil society are increasingly gaining attention. One prominent example is...

 

A new World Bank Group report finds that in the past year, governments around the world continued to implement a...

 

Much more work needs to be done to end poverty and close the gap in living standards between those in the bottom 40 percent and the top 60 percent of...

 

This 122-page report published by Human Rights Watch documents the lack of access for many patients to pain relief and...

 

The new Global AgeWatch Index measures how well 96 countries are supporting their...

 
 
 
 
 
 
South African Institute of International Affairs
 
Sociologist Robert K Merton’s ‘Law of Unintended Consequences’ is the observable phenomenon of purposeful actions having unexpected results, most often...
 
Institute for Security Studies
 
Three years after the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime, Libya is far from the democratic state many had envisioned and hoped for. Instead the country...
 
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) languishes near the bottom of the United Nations’ (UN's) Human Development Index, fluctuating between last and second...
 
Institute for Security Studies
 
Talks in Algeria about the future stability of Mali were suspended at the end of last week. This came amid fears that the internal divisions among armed...
 
Active promotion, reflection of our past and collective collaboration are the keys to addressing the current negative view of teachers and teaching around...
 
The South African Civil Society Information Service
 
In 2005, early in her in her first term as Minister of Housing, Lindiwe Sisulu announced that the state had resolved to ‘eradicate slums’ by 2014. This was a...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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