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No public school can adhere to and promote one religion, court rules

By: African News Agency      Updated 1 hour 56 minutes ago The high court in Johannesburg ruled on Wednesday that no public school could adhere to and promote one religion. “It is declared that it offends... 

No public school can adhere to and promote one religion, court rules
Institute for Healing Memories project funded by Japan

Institute for Healing Memories project funded by Japan

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 2 hours ago The Consul of Japan in Cape Town Yasushi Naito will hand over an expanded workshop and seminar room worth R955 660, at a ceremony at the Institute... 

Zuma launches programme to redress economic imbalance in KZN

Zuma launches programme to redress economic imbalance in KZN

By: African News Agency      Updated 5 hours ago President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday launched Operation Vula, KwaZulu-Natal’s ground-breaking policy programme aimed at addressing the skewed economic... 

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ANC take heed: even big brands die if they abandon their founding values

ANC take heed: even big brands die if they abandon their founding values

Updated 4 hours ago In 1994 the idea that the African National Congress (ANC) might lose power in South Africa was unthinkable. Now, with elections approaching in... 

 AU summit 29: Securing funds for peace operations

AU summit 29: Securing funds for peace operations

Updated 4 hours ago Africa’s crises are not abating – and at a time when it’s needed the most, major funders such as the United States are expected to reduce their... 

Radical Economic Transformation has its roots in the Freedom Charter

Radical Economic Transformation has its roots in the Freedom Charter

27th June 2017 This piece by Cyril Ramaphosa was first published on ANC Today The ANC’s programme of radical economic transformation has its roots in the Freedom... 

Why South Africa's public protector has overstepped her mandate

Why South Africa's public protector has overstepped her mandate 

27th June 2017 South Africa’s Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, sent shock waves across the country by calling for an amendment to the South African Reserve... 

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Why Singapore Works: Taking the Right Lessons

Why Singapore Works: Taking the Right Lessons

Updated 2 hours 4 minutes ago In the African context, the Singapore ‘story’ has become enmeshed in fervent debates about colonialism and the apparent virtues of authoritarian... 

Realising the Potential of Blockchain

Realising the Potential of Blockchain

Updated 3 hours ago Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, could soon give rise to a new era of the Internet even more disruptive and transformative than the... 

WASH Poor in a Water-Rich Country : A Diagnostic of Water, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo

WASH Poor in a Water-Rich Country : A Diagnostic of Water, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo

27th June 2017 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is among the five poorest countries in the world, whether measured by poverty rate or number of poor.... 

 Balancing Financial Stability, Innovation, and Economic Growth

Balancing Financial Stability, Innovation, and Economic Growth

26th June 2017 In an effort to understand better the implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution – a technology-led transformation that is fundamentally... 

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Statements

AfriBusiness: Nationalisation: Mining Charter will cause the decimation of mines, jobs

AfriBusiness: Nationalisation: Mining Charter will cause the decimation of mines, jobs

Updated 1 hour 4 minutes ago AfriBusiness warns Mosebenzi Zwane, the Minister of Mineral Resources, against the implementation of the newly-released Mining Charter. The... 

SAFTU: SAFTU statement on grim jobs statistics

SAFTU: SAFTU statement on grim jobs statistics

Updated 1 hour 13 minutes ago The opening paragraph of Statistics SA’s quarterly report on employment give a clear warning of the colossal crisis which is sweeping over the... 

UASA: Unemployment figures a sad indictment against Government and President who promised workers millions of jobs

UASA: Unemployment figures a sad indictment against Government and President who promised workers millions of jobs

Updated 1 hour 16 minutes ago Employment in South Africa shrank by 48 000 jobs in the first quarter of the year, according to data released by Statistics South Africa (SSA)... 

OUTA: OUTA’s presentation of its case document: “No room to hide: A President caught in the act”

OUTA: OUTA’s presentation of its case document: “No room to hide: A President caught in the act”

Updated 1 hour 21 minutes ago Recently the President said: “If I am not told what I have done wrong, I cannot correct my mistakes.” Well, Mr President, we believe that OUTA’s... 

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Press Offices

Baker McKenzie announces 80 partnership promotions

Baker McKenzie announces 80 partnership promotions

Updated 2 hours 4 minutes ago Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has today announced the election of 80 new partners. This latest investment in the Firm's expertise grows... 

First handbook on the new Legal Practice Act now available to help legal practitioners prepare for the new regime

First handbook on the new Legal Practice Act now available to help legal practitioners prepare for the new regime

Updated 5 hours ago Interesting times lie ahead for the legal profession with the Legal Practice Act (LPA) 28 of 2014 due to come into full force in February 2018,... 

The right to broadcast court cases

The right to broadcast court cases

26th June 2017 The Henri Van Breda case has confirmed that cameras in courts are not only here to stay, but that this is mandated by our Constitution in order to... 

A landmark victory for open justice and media freedom

A landmark victory for open justice and media freedom

23rd June 2017 On 21 June 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) handed down its ruling in the appeal by Mr Henri van Breda and the National Prosecuting... 

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The Revolutionary Mining Charter is irrational and divisive

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