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China urges US to withdraw sanctions or face 'consequences'

By: News24Wire      21st September 2018 China has urged the United States to withdraw punitive sanctions imposed on the Chinese military over its purchase of fighter jets and missiles... 

China urges US to withdraw sanctions or face 'consequences'
Kenya's president signs finance bill with contested new taxes into law

Kenya's president signs finance bill with contested new taxes into law

By: Reuters     21st September 2018 Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signed a new finance bill into law on Friday, cutting in half a new fuel tax that had led to public anger and... 

Ramaphosa aims to crowd in private resources for infrastructure fund

Ramaphosa aims to crowd in private resources for infrastructure fund

By: Terence Creamer     21st September 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has placed the creation of a public-private infrastructure fund at the heart of an economic stimulus and recovery plan,... 

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South Africa's top court legalises the private use of marijuana. Why it's a good thing

South Africa's top court legalises the private use of marijuana. Why it's a good thing

20th September 2018 South Africa’s Constitutional Court has passed down a judgment that makes it legal for adults to cultivate and smoke marijuana in their homes. The... 

The British Council's Mandela exhibition: history or corporate whitewash?

The British Council's Mandela exhibition: history or corporate whitewash?

19th September 2018 The “Mandela and Me” exhibition at the British Council in London marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth in 1918. The exhibition is sponsored... 

 Looting could make South Sudan peace efforts impossible

Looting could make South Sudan peace efforts impossible

19th September 2018 South Sudan’s government, opposition and rebel groups have signed an agreement that lays the foundation for a transition government. But many doubt... 

Why inquiry into corruption in South Africa needs to act with urgency

Why inquiry into corruption in South Africa needs to act with urgency

18th September 2018 A commission of inquiry into corruption in South Africa is underway. How it goes about its work, and delivers on its mandate, will have profound... 

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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... 

Decent work, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Decent work, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

19th September 2018 This briefing explores international labour migration against the backdrop of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It uses a ‘decent work’... 

Technology, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Technology, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

19th September 2018 In this briefing, we discuss the technology–migration nexus and show its significance to a range of SDGs and achieving the 2030 Agenda for... 

Prescription for poverty

Prescription for poverty

18th September 2018 New Oxfam research shows that four pharmaceutical corporations – Abbott, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, and Pfizer – systematically hide their profits... 

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SOLIDARITY: Solidarity welcomes the regulatory certainty that the Mining Charter brings

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity welcomes the regulatory certainty that the Mining Charter brings

21st September 2018 Cabinet’s decision this week to withdraw the bill amending the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, and to accept the revised mining... 

Eskom: Eskom academy upskills black small business owners

Eskom: Eskom academy upskills black small business owners

21st September 2018 One hundred and seventy six (176) Eskom contractors and suppliers from around the country graduated yesterday after completing the eight-month... 

DoH: Minister Malusi Gigaba commits to addressing challenges facing LGBTI Community

DoH: Minister Malusi Gigaba commits to addressing challenges facing LGBTI Community

21st September 2018 Today the Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, met with the Access Chapter 2, a human rights organisation working with the Lesbian, Gay,... 

DIRCO: South African Government sends condolence message to Tanzania

DIRCO: South African Government sends condolence message to Tanzania

21st September 2018 The South African Government has sent a message of condolences to the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania following a boat accident that... 

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Press Offices

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... 

 African organisations processing EU personal data should have GDPR compliance procedures in place

African organisations processing EU personal data should have GDPR compliance procedures in place

18th September 2018 Organisations in Africa that are processing the personal information of data subjects from within the European Union (EU) should already have... 

Webber Wentzel wins at the African Legal Awards 2018

Webber Wentzel wins at the African Legal Awards 2018

18th September 2018 Webber Wentzel won three of the main awards at the prestigious African Legal Awards hosted in Johannesburg on 7 September, 2018.   Webber Wentzel... 

Employers rustled by leave judgment

Employers rustled by leave judgment

14th September 2018 The labour court in South Africa recently considered whether an employee had a legal entitlement to accrued annual leave upon termination of... 

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