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Buhari to sign 2018 budget on Wednesday – presidency spokesperson

By: Reuters     19th June 2018 Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget into law on Wednesday, a presidency spokesperson said. Femi Adesina, in an emailed... 

Buhari to sign 2018 budget on Wednesday – presidency spokesperson
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South Sudan's Kiir and Machar to meet on Wednesday

South Sudan's Kiir and Machar to meet on Wednesday

By: Reuters     19th June 2018 South Sudan President Salva Kiir will meet his rival Riek Machar in Addis Ababa on Wednesday, as part of talks to try and negotiate an end to a... 

 Eskom says load-shedding likely on Tuesday

Eskom says load-shedding likely on Tuesday

By: African News Agency      19th June 2018 State power utility Eskom said on Tuesday there was a high probability of rotational load-shedding in the evening as a result of the power system... 

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Capturing the Soweto Uprising: South Africa's most iconic photograph lives on

Capturing the Soweto Uprising: South Africa's most iconic photograph lives on

18th June 2018 Sam Nzima, the photographer who captured the iconic image of the 1976 Soweto Uprising passed awayon May 12, 2018. The photograph was one of six... 

 Food security under threat in Kenya

Food security under threat in Kenya

18th June 2018 In Kenya, food consumption is outpacing food production. According to a new Institute for Security Studies report, annual agricultural production... 

Imagery and identities in Mandela’s leadership (Part 3)

Imagery and identities in Mandela’s leadership (Part 3)

18th June 2018 From early in his life Nelson Mandela was very conscious of who he was, in relation to others, his identity or identities and the imagery that he... 

Forgotten Youths (Youth Living In Small Towns)

Forgotten Youths (Youth Living In Small Towns)

15th June 2018 From my observations, I note that as young people we often complain about how youth programs are limited to youth month only. Of course it is... 

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The challenge of informality: counter-terrorism, bank de-risking and financial access for humanitarian organisations in Somalia

The challenge of informality: counter-terrorism, bank de-risking and financial access for humanitarian organisations in Somalia

18th June 2018 Somalia’s financial sector is not a centralised system with clear checks and balances. Instead, it operates through various formal, less formal and... 

The failure of France and Italy to help refugees and other migrants stranded at the border in Ventimiglia

The failure of France and Italy to help refugees and other migrants stranded at the border in Ventimiglia

15th June 2018 In Ventimiglia, near the border between Italy and France, refugees and other migrants are living rough, without access to the most basic services.... 

Resilience and sustainable poverty escapes in rural Kenya

Resilience and sustainable poverty escapes in rural Kenya

14th June 2018 Official poverty figures for Kenya put poverty incidence at 36% in 2015/16 – a reduction in poverty of 11 percentage points since 2005/06 – however... 

Leave No Girl Behind in Africa – Discrimination in Education against Pregnant Girls and Adolescent Mothers

Leave No Girl Behind in Africa – Discrimination in Education against Pregnant Girls and Adolescent Mothers

14th June 2018 The African continent has the highest adolescent pregnancy rates in the world, according to the United Nations. Every year, thousands of girls... 

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Statements

DA: Joe McGluwa says DA calls on NW Integrity Commissioner to investigate Mahumaphelo

DA: Joe McGluwa says DA calls on NW Integrity Commissioner to investigate Mahumaphelo

19th June 2018 The Democratic Alliance in the North West has written to the North West Legislature’s Integrity Commissioner, Fazela Mahomed, calling on her office... 

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day

19th June 2018 Today’s prognosis is the same as yesterday. There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day as a result of power station units... 

SA: MEC Maine's statement on the 105 years of the Land Act of 1913

SA: MEC Maine's statement on the 105 years of the Land Act of 1913

19th June 2018 Today, 19 June 2018, marks 105 years since the infamous Land Act of 1913 was enacted by the White minority-ruled government in South Africa. The... 

DA: Alan Fuchs on Kopanong project: another waste of the people’s money

DA: Alan Fuchs on Kopanong project: another waste of the people’s money

19th June 2018 The Kopanong Precinct Project, after 15 years, has once again stalled due to affordability concerns. The project, formerly known as the Gauteng... 

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Press Offices

Best years ahead for capital raising in Africa

Best years ahead for capital raising in Africa

15th June 2018 Domestic and cross-border Initial Public Offering (IPO) capital raising by African issuers in the first half of 2018 (H1)  increased by 33%... 

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa strengthens Durban team with senior appointment

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa strengthens Durban team with senior appointment

14th June 2018 Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced the appointment of Ian Petherbridge, as director in the Durban office.   Ian will be focussing... 

A constitutional endorsement for direct democracy in customary law

A constitutional endorsement for direct democracy in customary law

14th June 2018 In the Royal Bafokeng Nation "a king is a king by virtue of the people" (kgosi ke kgosi ka morafe). This was endorsed by the South African High... 

The robot lawyer is coming - redesigning the business of law in Africa

The robot lawyer is coming - redesigning the business of law in Africa

14th June 2018 Being a good lawyer is no longer enough. In uncertain times, and an increasingly complex world, the market has begun demanding a new pace and scale... 

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