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Nedbank was asked to 'save jobs' by becoming Gupta banker

By: African News Agency      19th September 2018 The then minerals resources minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, pressured Nedbank to take over banking services for the controversial Gupta family and... 

 Nedbank was asked to 'save jobs' by becoming Gupta banker
First female Cosatu president promises to put workers first

First female Cosatu president promises to put workers first

By: African News Agency      19th September 2018 Despite her role in the ruling party, the newly nominated president of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said her mandate lay... 

Alan Winde announced as DA premier candidate in Western Cape

Alan Winde announced as DA premier candidate in Western Cape

By: News24Wire      19th September 2018 Alan Winde is the Democratic Alliance (DA) candidate for premier of the Western Cape in the upcoming elections. DA leader Mmusi Maimane made this... 

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The British Council's Mandela exhibition: history or corporate whitewash?

The British Council's Mandela exhibition: history or corporate whitewash?

19th September 2018 The “Mandela and Me” exhibition at the British Council in London marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth in 1918. The exhibition is sponsored... 

 Looting could make South Sudan peace efforts impossible

Looting could make South Sudan peace efforts impossible

19th September 2018 South Sudan’s government, opposition and rebel groups have signed an agreement that lays the foundation for a transition government. But many doubt... 

Why inquiry into corruption in South Africa needs to act with urgency

Why inquiry into corruption in South Africa needs to act with urgency

18th September 2018 A commission of inquiry into corruption in South Africa is underway. How it goes about its work, and delivers on its mandate, will have profound... 

Number of qualified primary school teachers and grade 6 literacy in Nigeria higher than claimed

Number of qualified primary school teachers and grade 6 literacy in Nigeria higher than claimed

18th September 2018 Nigeria’s ailing education system is shown in the bad shape of its public schools, the head of an educational charity said recently. The Nation... 

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Nepal’s cash allowances for children with disabilities

Nepal’s cash allowances for children with disabilities

19th September 2018 Nepal’s disability allowance is one of five government-run social security allowance schemes. It is part of the government’s approach to promote... 

Decent work, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Decent work, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

19th September 2018 This briefing explores international labour migration against the backdrop of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It uses a ‘decent work’... 

Technology, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Technology, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

19th September 2018 In this briefing, we discuss the technology–migration nexus and show its significance to a range of SDGs and achieving the 2030 Agenda for... 

Prescription for poverty

Prescription for poverty

18th September 2018 New Oxfam research shows that four pharmaceutical corporations – Abbott, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, and Pfizer – systematically hide their profits... 

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SOLIDARITY: No agreement reached at the CCMA between Solidarity and Sasol 

SOLIDARITY: No agreement reached at the CCMA between Solidarity and Sasol 

19th September 2018 No agreement could be reached between Solidarity and Sasol at the CCMA today. According to Solidarity Chief Executive Dr Dirk Hermann, the... 

AfriForum: Cooperation between AfriForum and SAPS leads to successful arrest

AfriForum: Cooperation between AfriForum and SAPS leads to successful arrest

19th September 2018 AfriForum’s Bellville neighbourhood watch on 17 September assisted the SAPS to bring a suspected burglar to book.   The suspected burglar was seen... 

dti: Strenghtening of economic ties is important to SA-Ambassador Dlomo

dti: Strenghtening of economic ties is important to SA-Ambassador Dlomo

19th September 2018 Strengthening of economic ties, partnerships and cooperation with other countries is important to the South African government and private sector.... 

DA: NW needs R2 billion to become dolomite compliant

DA: NW needs R2 billion to become dolomite compliant

19th September 2018 The Democratic Alliance in North West will soon conduct an oversight inspection to Ottoshoop in Ngaka Modiri Molema Municipality, following the... 

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Press Offices

"Tell them that my Mother is Rejoicing when we Hit the Boer" - Struggling with Struggle Songs…

19th September 2018 Is it misconduct to make statements that are offensive to members of a particular race or ethnic background? If so, should an employer retain... 

Hogan Lovells announces new Chairman of South Africa practice

Hogan Lovells announces new Chairman of South Africa practice

19th September 2018 Hogan Lovells is delighted to announce the appointment of Nkonzo Hlatshwayo as the new Chairperson of its South African practice, effective as of 1... 

Regulations must be in place before marijuana is legalised

Regulations must be in place before marijuana is legalised

18th September 2018 The Constitutional Court announced today that dagga is now legal in South Africa for private use. However, there are a number of concerns and... 

 African organisations processing EU personal data should have GDPR compliance procedures in place

African organisations processing EU personal data should have GDPR compliance procedures in place

18th September 2018 Organisations in Africa that are processing the personal information of data subjects from within the European Union (EU) should already have... 

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