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Over 90% of branch meetings complete – ANC

By: African News Agency      Updated 7 hours ago Over 90 percent of African National Congress (ANC) branch general meetings (BGMs) have been held successfully ahead of the party’s December... 

 Over 90% of branch meetings complete – ANC
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe
Committee calls for S Africa to support Zimbabwe

Committee calls for S Africa to support Zimbabwe

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 6 hours ago Parliament’s International Relations and Cooperation Portfolio Committee on Wednesday called on the South African government to ready itself to... 

ANC ‘taken aback’ by events in Zimbabwe

ANC ‘taken aback’ by events in Zimbabwe

By: African News Agency      Updated 5 hours ago South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) was left startled by the military coup in Zimbabwe that saw Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule... 

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Zimbabwe beware: the military is looking after its own interests, not democracy

Zimbabwe beware: the military is looking after its own interests, not democracy

22nd November 2017 November 2017 will go down in the history of Zimbabwe as the beginning of the end of Robert Mugabe’s 37 year tyranny. A tumultuous week finally... 

Peacekeepers and sexual abuse: A persistent stain on the United Nations’ image

Peacekeepers and sexual abuse: A persistent stain on the United Nations’ image

21st November 2017 The sexual abuse and exploitation of women – in war and peacetime – is one of the most widespread and overlooked phenomena. Frequently exposed to... 

Lessons for South Africa's Jacob Zuma in Robert Mugabe's misfortunes

Lessons for South Africa's Jacob Zuma in Robert Mugabe's misfortunes

21st November 2017 President Robert Mugabe’s endgame in Zimbabwe holds various lessons for his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, as the latter too, considers his... 

What South Africa's Reserve Bank can -- and can't -- do about illicit financial flows

What South Africa's Reserve Bank can -- and can't -- do about illicit financial flows

21st November 2017 Developing nations are facing a rising wave of illicit financial flows and money laundering. In South Africa the country’s Reserve Bank is at the... 

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A promise of tomorrow: the effects of UNHCR and UNICEF cash assistance on Syrian refugees in Jordan

A promise of tomorrow: the effects of UNHCR and UNICEF cash assistance on Syrian refugees in Jordan

22nd November 2017 The more than 658,000 Syrian refugees living in Jordan face a highly uncertain future. They cannot go home, given the ongoing conflict and... 

The future of Banking: A South African perspective

The future of Banking: A South African perspective

21st November 2017 outh Africa’s banking industry is rapidly evolving in response to regulatory changes, economic pressures, technological advances and innovation in... 

 Turning to renewables: Climate-safe energy solutions

Turning to renewables: Climate-safe energy solutions

20th November 2017 The Paris Agreement has called for reducing carbon emissions worldwide. But to sufficiently limit the rise in global temperatures, energy use would... 

 SIDS Lighthouses quickscan: Interim report

SIDS Lighthouses quickscan: Interim report

20th November 2017 The quickscan is a tool to help Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in their transition to renewable energy. Developed by the International... 

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Statements

SACP: SACP welcomes President Robert Mugabe’s resignation

SACP: SACP welcomes President Robert Mugabe’s resignation

Updated 5 hours ago The South African Communist Party welcomes the resignation of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, tendered on Tuesday 21 November 2017. The... 

SA: Parliament on latest developments in Zimbabwe

SA: Parliament on latest developments in Zimbabwe

Updated 5 hours ago The Presiding Officers of the South African Parliament note the decision of Mr Robert Mugabe to tender his resignation as President of Zimbabwe.... 

DA: John Steenhuisen says DA lays corruption charges against State Security Minister Bongani Bongo

DA: John Steenhuisen says DA lays corruption charges against State Security Minister Bongani Bongo

Updated 6 hours ago I have today laid corruption charges against the Minister of State Security, Bongani Bongo in terms of the Prevention and Combatting of Corrupt... 

SA: National Council of Provinces passes Division of Revenue Amendment Bill

SA: National Council of Provinces passes Division of Revenue Amendment Bill

Updated 6 hours ago The National Council of Provinces, at its plenary sitting this morning, passed the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill. Among others, the Bill... 

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Press Offices

Webber Wentzel and Linklaters celebrate Alliance milestone - 5th year of success

Webber Wentzel and Linklaters celebrate Alliance milestone - 5th year of success

22nd November 2017 In 2012, in a ground-breaking move, Webber Wentzel and Linklaters, created a long-term formal collaborative Alliance. This month Webber Wentzel and... 

Share buy-backs by companies – how is this regulated?

Share buy-backs by companies – how is this regulated?

22nd November 2017 The Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended (hereinafter the “Act”), have provisions in place that regulate the procedure when a company wishes to... 

Artificial Intelligence – the apex of tech and policy challenges

Artificial Intelligence – the apex of tech and policy challenges

21st November 2017 Artificial intelligence (AI) is the apex of today’s technology age as we push the boundaries towards Industry 4.0 and superintelligence. It is... 

LexisNexis South Africa takes top honours at National Business Awards

LexisNexis South Africa takes top honours at National Business Awards

20th November 2017 LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, saw its LexisNexis South Africa operation announced as... 

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