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Gauteng under ANC's David Makhura a failing province – Msimanga

By: African News Agency      18th January 2019 Outgoing Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga on Friday said the Gauteng province, led by the African National Congress' (ANC's) David Makhura as premier... 

Gauteng under ANC's David Makhura a failing province – Msimanga
Outgoing Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga
Internet blackout in Zimbabwe as UN urges end to crackdown

Internet blackout in Zimbabwe as UN urges end to crackdown

By: Reuters     18th January 2019 Zimbabwe was under an internet blackout on Friday after authorities extended a communications ban to cover emails, while the United Nations (UN)... 

EFF wants Bosasa-linked secretary of Zondo commission to 'fall on his sword'

EFF wants Bosasa-linked secretary of Zondo commission to 'fall on his sword'

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called for the immediate recusal of the secretary of the judicial commission into allegations of State... 

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Towards healthy ecosystems in 2019

Towards healthy ecosystems in 2019

17th January 2019 I spent the early part of December 2018 in Katowice, Poland, witnessing the complex discussions on climate change unfold at COP24. This was my... 

‘Project Rescue Nigeria’: Fact-checking Oby Ezekwesili’s presidential manifesto

‘Project Rescue Nigeria’: Fact-checking Oby Ezekwesili’s presidential manifesto

17th January 2019 On 16 February 2019, Nigerians will head to the polls to choose a new president. One candidate is Obiageli Ezekwesili, who has twice served as a... 

Bold steps Mnangagwa should be taking instead of fiddling with the petrol price

Bold steps Mnangagwa should be taking instead of fiddling with the petrol price

16th January 2019 When economically challenged rulers try to run nations, especially fragile ones, they can easily make mistakes. In the past few weeks demonstrators... 

The coup in Gabon surprised everyone. Why forecasts, and the plot, failed

The coup in Gabon surprised everyone. Why forecasts, and the plot, failed

16th January 2019 Coups d’états have become increasingly rare across the world. When coups – or even attempted coups – happen, they attract a great deal of... 

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Renewable Energy Market Analysis: GCC 2019

Renewable Energy Market Analysis: GCC 2019

16th January 2019 Renewable energy has advanced rapidly in the Global Cooperation Council (GCC) countries since 2014. The project pipeline reached almost 7 gigawatts... 

 Dialogue Series on New Economic and Social Frontiers: Shaping the New Economy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Dialogue Series on New Economic and Social Frontiers: Shaping the New Economy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

15th January 2019 Unfolding technological developments pose a significant challenge in terms of the depth of economic and social transformation needed for their... 

Renewable Energy: A Gender Perspective

Renewable Energy: A Gender Perspective

14th January 2019 Renewable energy employs about 32% women, compared to 22% in the energy sector overall. Still, within renewables, women’s participation in science,... 

A New World: The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation

A New World: The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation

14th January 2019 Aware that the growing deployment of renewables has set in motion a global energy transformation with significant implications for geopolitics,... 

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Statements

DA: Inexcusable delay in Esidimeni payouts

DA: Inexcusable delay in Esidimeni payouts

18th January 2019 The protest today by relatives of Life Esidimeni victims outside Gauteng Premier David Makhura’s office is justified because there has been an... 

NECSA: Justice delayed in Necsa Board dismissal case by Minister Radebe’s eleventh hour tactic

NECSA: Justice delayed in Necsa Board dismissal case by Minister Radebe’s eleventh hour tactic

18th January 2019 Yesterday, the urgent application in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria brought by three members of the allegedly disbanded Necsa Board to... 

AfriForum: Dikgatlong Municipality doesn’t react to AfriForum letter

AfriForum: Dikgatlong Municipality doesn’t react to AfriForum letter

18th January 2019 The civil rights organisation AfriForum pronounced its discontent over the ongoing sewerage crisis in Barkly West, including a sewerage problem at... 

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity welcomes sequestration of former Aurora director Khulubuse Zuma – more sequestrations to follow

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity welcomes sequestration of former Aurora director Khulubuse Zuma – more sequestrations to follow

18th January 2019 Khulubuse Zuma, former director of Aurora Empowerment Systems and second cousin of former president Jacob Zuma was sequestrated in the Durban High... 

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DLA Piper Tops League Tables For M&A In Africa

DLA Piper Tops League Tables For M&A In Africa

14th January 2019 For the ninth consecutive year DLA Piper earned the top legal advisor ranking globally for M&A (based on deal count), according to Mergermarket's... 

Sexual harassment no longer tolerated in the workplace - Rustenburg Platinum Mines Limited case

Sexual harassment no longer tolerated in the workplace - Rustenburg Platinum Mines Limited case

14th January 2019 More than ever before, the spotlight has been shone on sexual harassment in the workplace and more victims are telling their stories. In Rustenburg... 

Does The Labour Relations Act Apply If Your Contract Is Terminated Prior To Its Commencement?

Does The Labour Relations Act Apply If Your Contract Is Terminated Prior To Its Commencement?

14th January 2019 At the beginning of a new year, many individuals start new jobs or new positions wherein new employment contracts are often concluded.... 

Mining Charter Implementation Guidelines and Amendments to the Mining Charter published

Mining Charter Implementation Guidelines and Amendments to the Mining Charter published

14th January 2019 The Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry, 2018 (Mining Charter) was finalised and published on 27... 

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May elections: what is the price of an ANC electoral victory?

Has Cyril Ramaphosa’s position weakened and, if so, what are the consequences?

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