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Timol was murdered, court finds  

By: African News Agency      12th October 2017 Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, who died in 1971, was murdered, the North Gauteng High Court inquest found on Thursday. The reopened inquest... 

Timol was murdered, court finds
South Africa to woo investors at IMF meetings

South Africa to woo investors at IMF meetings

By: Reuters     12th October 2017 South Africa's Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and central bank governor Lesetja Kganyago head to Washington this weekend to meet ratings agencies... 

Liberia counts votes in historic election

Liberia counts votes in historic election

By: News24Wire      12th October 2017 Across Liberia votes are being counted to determine the country's next president and legislators. Polls closed at 6pm local time (18:00 GMT) on... 

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 Is the media giving a voice to terrorists?

Is the media giving a voice to terrorists?

20th September 2017 It has become an almost weekly ritual. A car driving through a crowd, a knife attack, a bombing and a perpetrator with vague links to a terrorist... 

Did historic court ruling wipe out nearly $1-billion from Kenya’s stock exchange?

Did historic court ruling wipe out nearly $1-billion from Kenya’s stock exchange?

20th September 2017 The surprise decision by Kenya’s top court to annul the presidential election cost the stock market billions of shillings, deputy president William... 

South Africa must modernize its manufacturing industry to mutually benefit from its partnership with China

South Africa must modernize its manufacturing industry to mutually benefit from its partnership with China

19th September 2017 South Africa (SA) has long endured an unequal trade partnership with China that has significantly impacted its manufacturing sector. China on the... 

Africa’s landlocked countries’ perpetual disadvantage

Africa’s landlocked countries’ perpetual disadvantage

19th September 2017 Africa’s 17 landlocked countries have built-in geographic disadvantages that contribute to poor performances in economic, social and even political... 

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Pathways to deforestation-free food

Pathways to deforestation-free food

7th September 2017 Hidden in the food we buy every day, from chocolate to ice cream, are commodities like palm oil and soy that are driving deforestation across the... 

 Toolkit to address the interlinkages: Economic Security, Bodily Integrity and Unpaid Care Work for Young Urban Women

Toolkit to address the interlinkages: Economic Security, Bodily Integrity and Unpaid Care Work for Young Urban Women

7th September 2017 In order to simplify the understanding of the inter-linkages the Young Urban Women project has now developed a tool-kit which has built on the... 

 Gender-Responsive Public Services and Young Urban Women’s Economic Empowerment: A report on research in Ghana and South Africa

Gender-Responsive Public Services and Young Urban Women’s Economic Empowerment: A report on research in Ghana and South Africa

7th September 2017 In 2016 we worked with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) based at the University of Sussex in the UK to conduct a research in Ghana and... 

A new approach to empowerment in mining

A new approach to empowerment in mining

6th September 2017 South Africa urgently needs a new approach to empowerment in mining, says the IRR in a report released in its @Liberty policy bulletin. The new... 

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Statements

DA: John Moodey says Tshwane DA ‘too white’ story non-factual

DA: John Moodey says Tshwane DA ‘too white’ story non-factual

16th October 2017 The story reported in The Citizen newspaper today entitled ”Tshwane DA too white” is factually incorrect and distorts the reality of the work done... 

AMCU: AMCU calls for commission into mine safety

AMCU: AMCU calls for commission into mine safety

16th October 2017 The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) is shocked at yet another mining accident after the spate of incidents during the past... 

GCIS: Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation celebrates international icon

GCIS: Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation celebrates international icon

16th October 2017 The Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation will host the centenary commemoration of the late anti-apartheid stalwart Oliver Reginald Kaizana Tambo,... 

DAFF: The scourge of poverty, inequality and unemployment is an unending battle we must all fight together

DAFF: The scourge of poverty, inequality and unemployment is an unending battle we must all fight together

16th October 2017 Minister Zokwana today in partnership with the Free State Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Maluti-A-Phofung Local Municipality... 

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Press Offices

The millennial factor in corporate governance

The millennial factor in corporate governance

17th August 2017 When it comes to good corporate governance, “the power is no longer in the boardroom. It is in the smartphone.” This was the key takeaway from a... 

Deductions for damage or loss caused by employee

Deductions for damage or loss caused by employee

17th August 2017 Question: May an employer make deductions for damage or loss caused by employee? Answer:Yes, but for such a deduction to be lawful the employer has... 

Employees' fate for failure to pass regulatory examinations determined by the Labour Court

Employees' fate for failure to pass regulatory examinations determined by the Labour Court

16th August 2017 The implementation of the Financial Advisory Intermediary Services Act 37 of 2002 (“the FAIS Act) during 2004, albeit a welcomed addition to the... 

Implications of the distinction between primary and secondary processing Environmental authorisations for processing activities in mining

Implications of the distinction between primary and secondary processing Environmental authorisations for processing activities in mining

15th August 2017 Historically, mining activities have been excluded from the scope of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (NEMA). Environmental... 

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