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DA supports motion of no confidence in NWest premier Supra Mahumapelo

By: African News Agency      23rd March 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in North West will support the motion of no confidence in premier Supra Mahumapelo next month, provincial leader Joe... 

 DA supports motion of no confidence in NWest premier Supra Mahumapelo
North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo
CPS ordered to pay back R316m to Sassa

CPS ordered to pay back R316m to Sassa

By: News24Wire      23rd March 2018 The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ordered Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) to pay back R316-million, with interest, to the South African... 

Glimmer of hope for DRC after political changes in southern Africa

Glimmer of hope for DRC after political changes in southern Africa

By: African News Agency      23rd March 2018 The toppling of Jacob Zuma and Robert Mugabe and events in Angola may have created a glimmer of hope for long-suffering Democratic Republic of... 

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ANC conference: governing party blew chance to regain South Africa's trust

ANC conference: governing party blew chance to regain South Africa's trust

11th July 2017 The 5th policy conference of South Africa’s governing African National Congress started on an ominous note. The party’s stalwarts had opted to stay... 

 2017 elections likely to worsen Congo’s political crisis

2017 elections likely to worsen Congo’s political crisis

11th July 2017 The Republic of the Congo will proceed with legislative and local elections on 16 July despite complex political and economic challenges, and an... 

No scientific credibility to claim that vaping is 95% safer than traditional cigarettes

No scientific credibility to claim that vaping is 95% safer than traditional cigarettes

11th July 2017 South Africa’s advertising watchdog ordered electronic cigarette seller Twisp to pull a radio ad saying its products are “95% safer than smoking”.... 

Mandela and masculinity today

Mandela and masculinity today

11th July 2017 In remembering Nelson Mandela, in the month of his birth, it is valuable to return to the neglected question of what he has to teach us about... 

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More Fear Than Fair – Gambia’s 2016 Presidential Election

More Fear Than Fair – Gambia’s 2016 Presidential Election

3rd November 2016 In December 2016, Gambians will go to the polls to vote for a president for the fifth time since current leader Yahya Jammeh came to power in a... 

State of Capture

State of Capture

3rd November 2016 This report relates to an investigation into complaints of alleged improper and unethical conduct by the president and other state functionaries... 

Climate-induced migration and displacement: closing the policy gap

Climate-induced migration and displacement: closing the policy gap

2nd November 2016 This briefing explores climate-induced migration and displacement, which is seen to be falling between the policy gaps. Existing international... 

Going off the Rails: The Slide Towards the Lawless South African State

Going off the Rails: The Slide Towards the Lawless South African State

2nd November 2016 The founding ideals of post-apartheid South Africa are under serious threat as the state slides into lawlessness. This is the key finding of a... 

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Statements

DA: Tutu Faleni says DA calls on Dept of Education to address the shortage of teachers at Promosa Secondary

DA: Tutu Faleni says DA calls on Dept of Education to address the shortage of teachers at Promosa Secondary

11th May 2018 The Democratic Alliance in the North West calls on the MEC for Education, Sello Lehari, to address the shortage of teachers at Promosa Secondary... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU celebrates 2018 International Nurses Day

NEHAWU: NEHAWU celebrates 2018 International Nurses Day

11th May 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] joins the global community in celebrating the 2018 International Nurses Day which... 

SECTION27: SECTION27 strengthens leadership team

SECTION27: SECTION27 strengthens leadership team

11th May 2018 The SECTION27 Board is pleased to announce that it has expanded its leadership team with three internal candidates appointed to newly-created... 

SA: Environmental Affairs Minister publishes notice to consider four Tyre Industry Waste Management Plans

SA: Environmental Affairs Minister publishes notice to consider four Tyre Industry Waste Management Plans

11th May 2018 The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa acting under section 32(5A), read with sections 72 and 73 of the National Environmental... 

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Press Offices

South Africa’s new customs regime – progress or regress?

South Africa’s new customs regime – progress or regress?

3rd October 2016 The Customs and Excise Act, 1964 may understandably be said to be out of date and no longer adequate for the proper monitoring and control of the... 

Workplace Rebellions Can Wreak Havoc

Workplace Rebellions Can Wreak Havoc

3rd October 2016 Most employers will experience some type of rebellion from their workforces at one time or another. Sometimes it is that very rebellion (possibly a... 

Too late to join the party?

Too late to join the party?

30th September 2016 What happens when one institutes proceedings against a defendant and only later realises that another defendant should have been joined? The Rules... 

E-Tolls: Gautengers to pay but Capetonians not?

E-Tolls: Gautengers to pay but Capetonians not?

28th September 2016 Given the latest judgment in the Supreme Court of Appeal in the matter of SANRAL vs The City of Cape Town, Capetonians do not have to pay e-toll... 

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