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Zimbabwe president says his nation is "open for business" ahead of Davos

By: Reuters     Updated 5 hours ago Zimbabwe is "open for business" and foreign investment in the southern African country is safe, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Thursday at a... 

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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa says to hold elections in four to five months

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa says to hold elections in four to five months

By: Reuters     18th January 2018 Zimbabwe will hold elections in four to five months, a newspaper on Thursday quoted President Emmerson Mnangagwa as saying, the first time since... 

Winds of change have landed, bringing economic growth – BLSA CEO

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     Updated 1 hour 7 minutes ago Business in South Africa has not been this hopeful about the future of the country in years, Business Leadership CEO Bonang Mohale said at a... 

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 Why African health policy needs gender mainstreaming

Why African health policy needs gender mainstreaming

17th January 2018 Africa has the highest prevalence of communicable diseases in the world – both in terms of mortality (death) and morbidity (illness). This... 

Why Zuma's free higher education plan will cripple South Africa's finances

Why Zuma's free higher education plan will cripple South Africa's finances

16th January 2018 South Africa’s fee-free higher education initiative, controversially introduced by President Jacob Zuma in the dying weeks of 2017, will plunge the... 

 Do global actors have what it takes to help Burundi?

Do global actors have what it takes to help Burundi?

16th January 2018 Since Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he would run for a third term in early 2015, political instability across the country... 

Has Nigeria’s president not built even a nursery school, as Jonathan aide claimed?

Has Nigeria’s president not built even a nursery school, as Jonathan aide claimed?

16th January 2018 Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has not built a single institution of learning, a former aide to his predecessor recently tweeted this to his... 

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The Right to Education Movements and Policies: Promises and Realities

The Right to Education Movements and Policies: Promises and Realities

16th January 2018 The year 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which was adopted by the global community in 1948.... 

Holding the keys: humanitarian access and local organisations

Holding the keys: humanitarian access and local organisations

15th January 2018 Humanitarian access has been significantly curtailed in Syria and Ukraine. Organisations grapple with bureaucratic impediments, restrictions on the... 

Merging development agencies: making the right choice

Merging development agencies: making the right choice

15th January 2018 Every few years, the reorganisation of foreign aid bureaucracy becomes a topical issue in development policy circles. The last time this happened... 

 The future of Central African Republic is still at risk

The future of Central African Republic is still at risk

12th January 2018 More than half of Central African Republic’s population is in need of urgent humanitarian aid – amidst chronic underfunding, persisting violence... 

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Statements

DA: Manny de Freitas says DA submits turn-around proposals for PRASA to DP Ramaphosa

DA: Manny de Freitas says DA submits turn-around proposals for PRASA to DP Ramaphosa

Updated 3 hours ago The DA will today write to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as leader of government business, to urgently intervene in the mess... 

SA: City of Cape Town seeks to Tax citizens to plug budget hole

SA: City of Cape Town seeks to Tax citizens to plug budget hole

Updated 3 hours ago The City of Cape Town point blank refuses to let go of their plan to plug the R1.7bn hole in their budget via a Tax on households. This shortfall... 

DA: John Moodey says MEC Lesufi must intervene immediately in Hoërskool Overvaal crisis

DA: John Moodey says MEC Lesufi must intervene immediately in Hoërskool Overvaal crisis

Updated 5 hours ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) condemns the  violent protests that have now entered their second day outside Hoërskool Overvaal and calls on... 

DA: James Selfe says Zuma must release terms of reference for State Capture Inquiry by tomorrow

DA: James Selfe says Zuma must release terms of reference for State Capture Inquiry by tomorrow

Updated 7 hours ago The DA has written to President Jacob Zuma to demand that he release the terms of reference for the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into State... 

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Press Offices

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update - December 2017

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update - December 2017

10th January 2018 National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008 1. Call on the Paper Packaging Industry, Electrical Industry and the Lighting Industry to... 

Make sure your evidence is relevant

Make sure your evidence is relevant

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th January 2018 Even if an employee has committed murder his/her dismissal will not be upheld by the CCMA or a bargaining council where there was insufficient... 

All the king's horses and all the king's men could not put the contract together again

All the king's horses and all the king's men could not put the contract together again

8th January 2018 "When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone," it means just what I chose it to mean - neither more, neither less." "The... 

Draft Fee Regulations – Attempts to address incentivising loopholes

Draft Fee Regulations – Attempts to address incentivising loopholes

19th December 2017 Section 18A of the South African Medicines Act (the Medicines Act) prohibits the supply of any medicine, medical device or in-vitro diagnostic... 

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