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De Lille tried to 'influence and persuade' City manager to not report 'serious misconduct' allegations – report

By: News24Wire      23rd October 2018 City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille tried to "influence and persuade" former City manager Achmat Ebrahim to not report allegations of... 

De Lille tried to 'influence and persuade' City manager to not report 'serious misconduct' allegations – report
City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille
Cameroon's Biya wins re-election in landslide: State TV

Cameroon's Biya wins re-election in landslide: State TV

By: Reuters     22nd October 2018 Cameroonian President Paul Biya won re-election with 71 percent of the vote, the State television network said on Twitter on Monday, extending... 

IFP denies elective conference postponement is because of succession battle

IFP denies elective conference postponement is because of succession battle

By: African News Agency      22nd October 2018 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has yet again postponed its national general conference, but has denied that this is because of a succession... 

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Hamba Kahle uMama Agnes

Hamba Kahle uMama Agnes "Aunty Aggie" Msimang

18th October 2018 Our mother and comrade Agnes Msimang has passed away. Aunty Aggie dedicated her life to the struggle for liberation, 

Why the World Bank's optimism about global poverty misses the point

Why the World Bank's optimism about global poverty misses the point

18th October 2018 The World Bank’s latest annual report on poverty and shared prosperity has an unsurprisingly positive message that only 10% of the world’s... 

Questions academics can ask to decolonise their classrooms

Questions academics can ask to decolonise their classrooms

18th October 2018 The curriculum is not just the “stuff” that students must learn to be knowledgeable and skilled in a particular discipline. It’s about more than... 

 Africa’s trade contradictions could cost the continent

Africa’s trade contradictions could cost the continent

18th October 2018 The future of Africa will be significantly shaped by two major accords: the post-Cotonou Agreement with the European Union (EU) and the African... 

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 Open books: how investments in financial intermediaries can be transparent and why they should be

Open books: how investments in financial intermediaries can be transparent and why they should be

16th October 2018 Development finance institutions (DFIs) have recognized the importance of openness and transparency in projects they finance directly, yet they... 

Let’s Be Real: The Informal Sector and the Gig Economy are the Future, and the Present, of Work in Africa

Let’s Be Real: The Informal Sector and the Gig Economy are the Future, and the Present, of Work in Africa

16th October 2018 It’s time we recognized the truth about the future of work in Africa: it isn’t in the growth of full-time formal sector jobs. The future of work... 

A healthier humanity: the WHO investment case for 2019-2023

A healthier humanity: the WHO investment case for 2019-2023

15th October 2018 Report by the World Health Organisation 

World Development Report 2019 – The Changing Nature Of Work

World Development Report 2019 – The Changing Nature Of Work

15th October 2018 The World Development Report (WDR) 2019: The Changing Nature of Work studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in... 

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ADB: African Development Bank Headlines Strong Performance Ahead Of Key Investment Forum

ADB: African Development Bank Headlines Strong Performance Ahead Of Key Investment Forum

23rd October 2018 Ahead of its maiden African Investment Forum next month, the African Development Bank continues to see another year of sustained indicators,... 

Wits University: The Possession, Use And Cultivation Of Cannabis Remains Prohibited On Wits University's Campuses

Wits University: The Possession, Use And Cultivation Of Cannabis Remains Prohibited On Wits University's Campuses

23rd October 2018 The University of the Witwatersrand has noted the judgement announced by the Constitutional Court of South Africa on 18 September 2018 pertaining... 

IFP Gauteng: 54 000 Learners In Gauteng Still Await Placement At Schools

IFP Gauteng: 54 000 Learners In Gauteng Still Await Placement At Schools

23rd October 2018 The Gauteng IFP has learned with great concern that 54 000 learners in the Gauteng province have not yet been placed in schools for next year’s... 

dti: The dti Takes Safe Paraffin Appliance Awareness Campaign To KZN

dti: The dti Takes Safe Paraffin Appliance Awareness Campaign To KZN

23rd October 2018 The Department of Trade Industry (the dti) in partnership with the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) and the National... 

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Local community organisations to benefit from global outreach campaign

Local community organisations to benefit from global outreach campaign

12th October 2018 This October, various charity organisations and NGOs across South Africa are set to benefit from the local roll-out of the annual RE Cares Month.... 

Government takes past lessons to heart in SEZ implementation

Government takes past lessons to heart in SEZ implementation

11th October 2018 Government is keeping a close eye on the implementation of South Africa’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and showing a willingness to adapt elements... 

Customer-driver contact makes screening vital

Customer-driver contact makes screening vital

11th October 2018 Smartphones offer customers the ability to place orders with just the tap of a finger – be it takeout, merchandise or a taxi ride. With the growing... 

Is singing struggle songs in the workplace racist and if so, does it justify the dismissal of an employee?

Is singing struggle songs in the workplace racist and if so, does it justify the dismissal of an employee?

11th October 2018 Is the singing of struggle songs in the workplace racist and if so, does it justify the dismissal of an employee? SUMMARY The singing of struggle... 

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