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SA is not actually in a recession – economist

By: News24Wire      7th September 2018 South Africa is not in a recession, despite the latest gross domestic product (GDP) figures released by Statistics South Africa, economist Roelof... 

 SA is not actually in a recession – economist
Mugabe says he now accepts Mnangagwa as legitimate president

Mugabe says he now accepts Mnangagwa as legitimate president

By: Reuters     7th September 2018 Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe has said he now accepts President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the country's legitimate leader after initially accusing him of... 

African Rainbow Minerals earnings rise, cash mounts, dividend boosted

African Rainbow Minerals earnings rise, cash mounts, dividend boosted

By: Martin Creamer     7th September 2018 The headline earnings of diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) rose sharply in the 12 months to June 30, when the company... 

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The changing face of the township economy

24th November 2017 In the late 90s and early 2000s, whenever a township dweller spoke of his or her  family being in business, it meant one of two things: they either... 

Zimbabweans must draw on years of democratic struggle to stop a repeat of Mugabe's militarism

Zimbabweans must draw on years of democratic struggle to stop a repeat of Mugabe's militarism

23rd November 2017 Zimbabweans at home and abroad celebrated gloriously from the moment Robert Gabriel Mugabe’s belated resignation ended his 37 years of misrule. But... 

After Mugabe, all eyes are on Museveni: how long can he cling to power?

After Mugabe, all eyes are on Museveni: how long can he cling to power?

23rd November 2017 On 21 November, Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe resigned as president under intense pressure from the military, his own party, and mass... 

 The African Union’s chequered history with military coups

The African Union’s chequered history with military coups

23rd November 2017 In the aftermath of the intervention by the military in Zimbabwe that led to the resignation of President Robert Mugabe, there was a strong call... 

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 Women's Leadership in Resilience

Women's Leadership in Resilience

24th March 2017 ActionAid is working with poor communities across the world to support them in building their resilience to disasters, climate change and other... 

Supporting economic transformation: an approach paper

Supporting economic transformation: an approach paper 

23rd March 2017 As continuous and sometimes remarkably fast economic growth has become more usual in much of the developing world over recent decades, attention... 

Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands: identification of adaptation options in key sectors

Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands: identification of adaptation options in key sectors

23rd March 2017 Pathways to Resilience in Semi-arid Economies (PRISE) Project 3 identifies opportunities for economic transformation and diversification in the... 

Resilience, equity and growth in semi-arid economies: a research agenda

Resilience, equity and growth in semi-arid economies: a research agenda

23rd March 2017 What do we mean by ‘equitable, climate-resilient economic growth’ in semi-arid lands (SALs)? Are fast growth, fair growth and resilient growth... 

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Statements

DA: Will PRASA apologise to commuters?

DA: Will PRASA apologise to commuters?

18th October 2018 This week the Parliamentary Transport Portfolio Committee met the PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) Board and executives to consider... 

KwaZulu-Natal Blue Flag Beaches A Boon For Tourism

KwaZulu-Natal Blue Flag Beaches A Boon For Tourism

18th October 2018 The MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala, has welcomed the awarding of Blue Flag status to nine... 

Criminal justice system fails three-year-old rape victim: AfriForum prosecutes

Criminal justice system fails three-year-old rape victim: AfriForum prosecutes

18th October 2018 AfriForum today announced at a media conference that Adv. Gerrie Nel, Head of the civil rights organisation’s Private Prosecution Unit, will... 

Statement By The Inter-ministerial Committee On The South African Investment Conference 2018

Statement By The Inter-ministerial Committee On The South African Investment Conference 2018

18th October 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa will be hosting the inaugural South Africa Investment Conference on 25-27 October 2018. The theme of the conference is... 

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Press Offices

Protecting witnesses, protecting the ICC

Protecting witnesses, protecting the ICC

24th February 2017 If the South African call for African states to withdraw collectively from the International Criminal Court (ICC or Court) finds enough support,... 

South Africa’s ICC withdrawal notice declared invalid

South Africa’s ICC withdrawal notice declared invalid

23rd February 2017 On Wednesday, 22 February 2017, the High Court in Pretoria handed down its judgment in the litigation challenging the procedural aspects of South... 

Budget 2017:  Nasty surprises still coming on the tax front

Budget 2017: Nasty surprises still coming on the tax front

23rd February 2017 Tax increases of R28 billion were announced in the 2017 Budget speech by the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, on Wednesday, 22 February 2017.... 

Debt settled for consideration other than cash

Debt settled for consideration other than cash

23rd February 2017 Several announcements in the 2017 Budget Review touched on the manner in which debt forgiveness and capitalisation of debt is treated under the... 

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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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