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SARB launches commemorative Mandela notes, R5 coin for circulation

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th July 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) on Friday hosted a commemorative occasion at Freedom Park, in Pretoria, to introduce a series of banknotes... 

SARB launches commemorative Mandela notes, R5 coin for circulation
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SARB commemorative notes to be circulated in July
ANC Gauteng taken to court over Sedibeng regional conference

ANC Gauteng taken to court over Sedibeng regional conference

By: News24Wire      13th July 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) is set for yet another court battle, this time in Gauteng, with disgruntled members from at least four branches... 

MeerKAT radio telescope inaugurated as precursor to larger SKA project

MeerKAT radio telescope inaugurated as precursor to larger SKA project

By: Simone Liedtke     13th July 2018 After a decade in design and construction, the MeerKAT radio telescope, located about 90 km from Canarvon in the Northern Cape, was inaugurated on... 

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SARB launches commemorative Mandela notes, R5 coin for circulation

SARB launches commemorative Mandela notes, R5 coin for circulation

13th July 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) on Friday hosted a commemorative occasion at Freedom Park, in Pretoria, to introduce a series of banknotes... 

Rediscovering Mandela

Rediscovering Mandela

13th July 2018 The great leadership challenge of our times is to make the correct decisions, and implement them, in a world that is increasingly failing to... 

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

11th July 2018 In part five of the Mandela series, Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Thabi Madiba about the lessons from Mandela’s leadership. Click... 

Interrogating the effectiveness and sustainability of CSI initiatives

Interrogating the effectiveness and sustainability of CSI initiatives

10th July 2018 For the past couple of years there has been an up-roar by young people on various social media platforms about the ‘missing of the plot’ of... 

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Rediscovering Mandela

Rediscovering Mandela

13th July 2018 The great leadership challenge of our times is to make the correct decisions, and implement them, in a world that is increasingly failing to... 

A big moment for Africa: why the MeerKAT -- and astronomy -- matter

A big moment for Africa: why the MeerKAT -- and astronomy -- matter

13th July 2018 Astronomy in Africa will take a giant leap forward with the unveiling of the 64-dish MeerKAT array in South Africa on July 13. The MeerKAT will be... 

ANC won't fix internal strife unless it addresses root causes of discontent

ANC won't fix internal strife unless it addresses root causes of discontent

13th July 2018 South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress (ANC), is in crisis less than a year before a general election expected to be held in... 

 The potentially more sinister threat in Boko Haram’s split

The potentially more sinister threat in Boko Haram’s split

13th July 2018 Boko Haram’s split in 2016 saw the emergence of two distinct jihadist movements, with divergent operating methods, in the Lake Chad region. Boko... 

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Investment Research in the Era of Fake News

Investment Research in the Era of Fake News

12th July 2018 Business Leadership South Africa has published a new, ground-breaking report on the growing phenomenon of short-selling activity in South Africa.... 

Migration as an opportunity: evidence of labour migration initiatives

Migration as an opportunity: evidence of labour migration initiatives

12th July 2018 In partnership with the London School of Economics (LSE), we conducted a wide literature review looking for evidence of public- and private-sector... 

Achieving equal access to justice for all by 2030: lessons from global funds

Achieving equal access to justice for all by 2030: lessons from global funds

12th July 2018 Access to justice is associated with economic growth and social development and its provision is a core state function. But billions of people have... 

‘Leaving no one behind’ through enabling climate-resilient economic development in dryland regions

‘Leaving no one behind’ through enabling climate-resilient economic development in dryland regions

11th July 2018 ‘Leave no one behind’ is a principle central to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This policy briefing, based on five years’... 

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SA: Labour completes Grayston Drive bridge collapse inquiry

SA: Labour completes Grayston Drive bridge collapse inquiry

13th July 2018 The Grayston Drive Pedestrian and cyclist structural bridge collapse inquiry set-up by the Department of Labour completed its work of gathering... 

SA: President Cyril Ramaphosa concludes successful visit to Saudi Arabia

SA: President Cyril Ramaphosa concludes successful visit to Saudi Arabia

13th July 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has characterised his State Visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a remarkable success, as he had positive and fruitful... 

DA: Lesufi should eat humble pie and apologise for misleading the people of Gauteng

DA: Lesufi should eat humble pie and apologise for misleading the people of Gauteng

13th July 2018 MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi, should apologise for his racially charged rant in the Gauteng Legislature when he accused “white developers" of... 

Outa: Outa hands tips for President to Economic Cluster

Outa: Outa hands tips for President to Economic Cluster

13th July 2018 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) today is submitting a dossier packed with practical suggestions to help the Ministers in the Economic... 

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Embedding compliance into business processes

Embedding compliance into business processes

13th July 2018 Changing the mindset at C-suite level that compliance is not a “tick-the-box, rule based” process at the end of any transaction or activity is one... 

New Competition Amendment Bill gives Govt the right to block foreign investment in SA

New Competition Amendment Bill gives Govt the right to block foreign investment in SA

12th July 2018 On 12 July 2018, the South African Minister of Economic Development tabled the new Competition Bill, 2018 before Parliament, which proposes various... 

New Executive Appointments at LexisNexis South Africa

New Executive Appointments at LexisNexis South Africa

11th July 2018 Stephen Okelo-Odongo as Chief Operating Officer, while Gcobisa Ntshona has been appointed as Human Resources Director. “The appointment of a COO is... 

Making The Digital World Work For Your Business

Making The Digital World Work For Your Business

10th July 2018 Gone are the days when office hours were from 9 to 5 and employees spent the working day under one roof. Technology has changed everything and... 

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