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Chaos erupts at Nelson Mandela Bay council sitting over new DA councillor

By: African News Agency      Updated 4 hours ago Chaos erupted at a Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting on Tuesday after Democratic Alliance (DA) councillors refused for their new recruit to be... 

Chaos erupts at Nelson Mandela Bay council sitting over new DA councillor
South Africa to relax visa rules to boost investment, tourism

South Africa to relax visa rules to boost investment, tourism

By: Reuters     Updated 4 hours ago South Africa will ease some immigration rules, including agreeing visa waiver agreements with more countries, in an effort to boost investment and... 

eSwatini elections were neither free nor fair – observer groups

eSwatini elections were neither free nor fair – observer groups

By: African News Agency      Updated 5 hours ago Three official observer groups say eSwatini’s recent elections although peaceful, were neither free nor fair.  Political parties were banned from... 

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 Political bias within the system weakens SA criminal justice

Political bias within the system weakens SA criminal justice

21st September 2018 The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation – the Hawks – is supposed to be an independent investigative agency, and a key part of South... 

Facilitators of State capture in SA

Facilitators of State capture in SA

21st September 2018 The State capture commission of inquiry is under way. The picture that is beginning to emerge is that of a South Africa where, by the time former... 

Promise amid the gloom

Promise amid the gloom

21st September 2018 Analogies between the state of South Africa and Bafana Bafana were easy to make after the team’s disappointing draw with Libya in Durban earlier... 

 Indebted Africa returns to the International Monetary Fund

Indebted Africa returns to the International Monetary Fund  

20th September 2018 Despite – or is it perhaps because of – increasing volumes of Chinese financing to Africa, that oft-reviled old banker, the International Monetary... 

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 The Digital Enterprise: moving from experimentation to transformation

The Digital Enterprise: moving from experimentation to transformation

20th September 2018 While enormous resources are being spent on digital transformation programs by the private sector, the results are underwhelming. According to... 

Building a more equal Ghana – A 5-point action plan to close the gap between the rich and the rest

Building a more equal Ghana – A 5-point action plan to close the gap between the rich and the rest 

20th September 2018 Oxfam estimates that just one of the richest men in Ghana earns from his wealth more in a month than one of the poorest women could earn in 1,000... 

Possession of Extremist Material in Kyrgyzstan

Possession of Extremist Material in Kyrgyzstan

20th September 2018 In 2017, “Sukhrob” was convicted of possessing extremist material in Kyrgyzstan after counterterrorism police raided his home and claimed they... 

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... 

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Statements

ASATA: ASATA urges government to remove unabridged birth certificate requirement for all passport holders

ASATA: ASATA urges government to remove unabridged birth certificate requirement for all passport holders

Updated 3 hours ago The Association of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA) is disappointed and frustrated that South African minors will still be required to... 

AfriForum: AfriForum’s Brakpan branch creates hope during arbour month

AfriForum: AfriForum’s Brakpan branch creates hope during arbour month

Updated 3 hours ago As part of the civil rights organisation’s arbour month, the AfriForum branch in Brakpan planted 20 trees at Laerskool Môrewag and 10 trees at the... 

SA: Commitee Welcomes Unveiling of statute of Nelson Mandela at UN Headquaters

SA: Commitee Welcomes Unveiling of statute of Nelson Mandela at UN Headquaters

Updated 3 hours ago The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation has congratulated President Cyril Ramaphosa, as he unveiled a life-sized statue... 

Brand SA: Brand South Africa brings its third Nation Brand Forum at the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)

Brand SA: Brand South Africa brings its third Nation Brand Forum at the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)

Updated 3 hours ago The Nation Brand Forum is a programme spearheaded by Brand South Africa with an objective of promoting a cohesive approach when marketing South... 

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Press Offices

National Treasury Hopes To Clarify Anomalies Relating To Taxing REITs Soon

National Treasury Hopes To Clarify Anomalies Relating To Taxing REITs Soon

20th September 2018 The taxation of real estate investment trusts (REITs) was discussed at the recent National Treasury Workshop on the 2018 draft Taxation Laws... 

"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... 

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