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Kenya's opposition says postpones "swearing-in" of alternative president

By: Reuters     Updated 7 hours ago Kenya's opposition said on Sunday it had postponed plans to swear in its leader Raila Odinga as an alternative president, easing political tensions... 

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Mugabe 'was leasing out land to whites' – report

Mugabe 'was leasing out land to whites' – report

By: News24Wire      11th December 2017 Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has been leasing out some of his family’s farm land to white businessmen – even though he threatened others... 

Cyril Ramaphosa calls for mining sector action

Cyril Ramaphosa calls for mining sector action

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 35 minutes ago South Africa must urgently break the ongoing deadlock on the regulation and transformation of the mining sector to ensure the proper use of South... 

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South Africa's communist party strips the ANC of its multi-class ruling party status

South Africa's communist party strips the ANC of its multi-class ruling party status

8th December 2017 The South African Communist Party (SACP) has broken with history and challenged the governing African National Congress (ANC) in an election. The... 

 Libya’s slave trade shocks AU-EU leaders into action

Libya’s slave trade shocks AU-EU leaders into action

8th December 2017 The warning bells had been sounding for months. In April this year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) warned that its staff in... 

Forced self-correction

Forced self-correction

8th December 2017 I could not agree more with Energy Minister David Mahlobo’s recent Parliamentary reply, in which he stated that there was no longer a need to build... 

The ANC leadership race will go down to the wire: here's why

The ANC leadership race will go down to the wire: here's why

7th December 2017 The suspense is tangible as the African National Congress (ANC) – South Africa’s former liberation movement that’s turned into a tired governing... 

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The Social Value of Business

The Social Value of Business

5th December 2017 There are many ways to define what “business” is. All of us are in some sense involved in business whenever we do something that is intended to... 

Flawed Justice – Accountability for ISIS Crimes in Iraq

Flawed Justice – Accountability for ISIS Crimes in Iraq

5th December 2017 The armed forces of the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), supported by various international partners, including the... 

Mandela Funeral – Report by the Public Protector

Mandela Funeral – Report by the Public Protector

5th December 2017 This is a report of the Public Protector issued in terms of section 182(1) (b) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and... 

Recruitment of M23 Rebels to Suppress Protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Recruitment of M23 Rebels to Suppress Protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo

4th December 2017 Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 62 people and arrested hundreds of others during protests across the country... 

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Statements

SA: Minister Tokozile Xasa welcomes Cabinet’s approval of National Tourism Sector Strategy

SA: Minister Tokozile Xasa welcomes Cabinet’s approval of National Tourism Sector Strategy

Updated 1 hour 14 minutes ago The Minister of Tourism, Tokozile Xasa welcomes Cabinet’s approval of the National Tourism Sector Strategy (NTSS) 2016 - 2026. The NTSS is a sector... 

SA: Scopa calls for accountability in Steinhoff corruption scandal

SA: Scopa calls for accountability in Steinhoff corruption scandal

Updated 2 hours 7 minutes ago The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) has called for accountability in the Steinhoff corruption scandal and for urgent, firm and... 

Afriforum: Tshwane Metro’s waste removal levy inconsistent with Constitution

Afriforum: Tshwane Metro’s waste removal levy inconsistent with Constitution

Updated 2 hours 22 minutes ago AfriForum today sent a letter to the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality in which the civil rights organisation demanded that the municipality not... 

MATUSA: MATUSA demands full recognition and an end to ‘double deductions’

MATUSA: MATUSA demands full recognition and an end to ‘double deductions’

Updated 2 hours 44 minutes ago The Municipal and Allied Trade Union of South Africa (MATUSA) is fighting a long battle on behalf of its members for full recognition by employers.... 

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Press Offices

South Africa releases Competition Amendment Bill

South Africa releases Competition Amendment Bill

5th December 2017 On 1 December 2017, the South African Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, published Government Notice no. 41294, which announced the... 

Fiscal Pressure – Tax hikes are not the solution

Fiscal Pressure – Tax hikes are not the solution

4th December 2017 South Africa suffers from a trifecta of social challenges, namely: inequality, poverty and high levels of unemployment. This, when coupled with the... 

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

4th December 2017 At the CCMA it is the employer who has the full onus of proving that a dismissal was fair. For this reason, when employers are able to catch... 

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

1st December 2017 The Department of Justice and Correctional Services has recently published the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Amendment Bill, 2017... 

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