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National protest looming over NSFAS non-payments, student leader warns

By: News24Wire      16th August 2018 There is a "looming national protest" by students due to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme's (NSFAS) non-payment of allowances, says South... 

National protest looming over NSFAS non-payments, student leader warns
Mantashe to Ramaphosa detractors: 'Back off on land issue'

Mantashe to Ramaphosa detractors: 'Back off on land issue'

By: News24Wire      16th August 2018 African National Congress (ANC) chairperson Gwede Mantashe has defended President Cyril Ramaphosa against detractors criticising him for the... 

 DA leader Maimane says mine workers deserve shares

DA leader Maimane says mine workers deserve shares

By: African News Agency      16th August 2018 Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says the people working underground in mines deserve to be given shares.  He was speaking at the... 

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Ramaphoria index falling

Ramaphoria index falling

20th July 2018 This month we are celebrating the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. I suspect that the country will celebrate more the older Mandela than... 

 SAA honors Madiba

SAA honors Madiba

18th July 2018 In celebration of former president Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday South African Airways (SAA) announced on Wednesday that they had branded three... 

Obama pays tribute to Mandela: and invites the world to find its better angels

Obama pays tribute to Mandela: and invites the world to find its better angels

18th July 2018 The world is celebrating the memory and legacy of one of Africa’s most illustrious leaders, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. This year is special because... 

The Light Shines: A Poem for Madiba

The Light Shines: A Poem for Madiba

18th July 2018 The Light Shines ...   

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Opinions

Nigerian joblessness at all-time high? Checking a politician’s claims

Nigerian joblessness at all-time high? Checking a politician’s claims

13th August 2018 Joining the presidential race, former Nigerian vice-president Atiku Abubakar took aim at the ruling party for what he said was its poor management... 

 Can China free Africa from dependency on the mighty dollar?

Can China free Africa from dependency on the mighty dollar?

13th August 2018 Is China, aided and abetted by the other BRICS member countries – Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa – making a bid to dislodge the dollar from... 

 High expectations for Africa’s new youth envoy

High expectations for Africa’s new youth envoy

13th August 2018 The creation of an African Union (AU) youth envoy is a welcome development on a continent where one third of the population is young (between 15... 

On whom do we rely for our democratic future?

On whom do we rely for our democratic future?

13th August 2018 Who is the custodian of our democratic and transformational project, who do we look to in order to see it through and safeguard its integrity and... 

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 Civil society calls on G20 leaders to urgently take joint action in tackling global challenges

Civil society calls on G20 leaders to urgently take joint action in tackling global challenges

7th August 2018 Drawing on the work undertaken in previous years within the framework of the G20 and the C20, the results of an international survey launched... 

“Bangladesh Is Not My Country”

“Bangladesh Is Not My Country”

6th August 2018 In late August and September 2017, Bangladesh welcomed the sudden influx of several hundred thousand Rohingya refugees fleeing ethnic cleansing in... 

The Africa Infrastructure Development Index July 2018

The Africa Infrastructure Development Index July 2018

3rd August 2018 The development of infrastructure in Africa is critical for fostering economic growth and improving the living standards of Africans. It... 

 Three compelling reasons why the G20’s plan for an infrastructure asset class is fundamentally flawed

Three compelling reasons why the G20’s plan for an infrastructure asset class is fundamentally flawed

3rd August 2018 Few doubt the need for significant global investment in sustainable infrastructure. Without bettersocial and economic infrastructure, such as... 

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Statements

DA: VBS: DA calls on Supra and his MECs to account for the R200 million loss for NW municipalities

DA: VBS: DA calls on Supra and his MECs to account for the R200 million loss for NW municipalities

17th August 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in North West will write to the Chairperson of the Public Provincial Accounts Committee (PPAC), Mahlakeng Mahlakeng,... 

KZN: KZN First Lady outraged following the rape of a 6-year old girl

KZN: KZN First Lady outraged following the rape of a 6-year old girl

17th August 2018 The First Lady of the Province of KwaZulu-Natal Mrs Zodwa Mchunu has expressed outrage following the rape of a six year old girl in Bhekuzulu... 

Brand SA: Brand South Africa Thembi Kunene-Msimang as Acting Chief Executive Officer

Brand SA: Brand South Africa Thembi Kunene-Msimang as Acting Chief Executive Officer

17th August 2018 Brand South Africa’s Board of Trustees has appointed Ms Thembi Kunene-Msimang as Acting Chief Executive Officer of the entity as of 13th August... 

IFP: Looking back at Marikana

IFP: Looking back at Marikana

17th August 2018 The Inkatha Freedom Party commemorates the fallen mine workers of Marikana that were killed in cold blood, while trying to surrender, most being... 

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Press Offices

Insist on employee declarations to expose conflicts of interest

Insist on employee declarations to expose conflicts of interest

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th August 2018 The speed at which business operates today often means that suppliers and contractors are on-boarded quickly without proper vetting procedures.... 

A climate change bill that needs changing?

A climate change bill that needs changing?

6th August 2018 With comments due on 8 August 2018, the time to consider and submit comments on the draft Climate Change Bill is now.  Let’s be clear.  This is not... 

Maternity leave: Only applicable to female employees?

Maternity leave: Only applicable to female employees?

6th August 2018 Traditionally only Female Employees were granted maternity leave by their Employers. The Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 75 of 1997, as... 

Knock Knock Knocking on jail's door

Knock Knock Knocking on jail's door

3rd August 2018 The amendments to the Competition Act, 1998, which introduce criminal liability for cartel conduct, came into effect on 1 May 2016. The amendments... 

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On whom do we rely for our democratic future?

Suttner's View: Councourt judgement on former NDPP Adv. Shaun Abrahams

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