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Sassa reports progress in grant payments

By: African News Agency      16th August 2018 The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) on Wednesday said there were no major challenges experienced in August in payments to... 

 Sassa reports progress in grant payments
ANC to remember Marikana tragedy six years on

ANC to remember Marikana tragedy six years on

By: News24Wire      16th August 2018 As the country remembers the Marikana massacre on Thursday, the African National Congress (ANC) said it was committed to ensuring that the tragedy... 

Orion turbocharges Prieska study

Orion turbocharges Prieska study

By: Martin Creamer     15th August 2018 The Sydney- and Johannesburg-listed exploration and development company Orion Minerals, which is developing a zinc and copper project at Prieska in... 

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Nelson Mandela 100

 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 ...   

 Mandela wanted reconciliation and peace – NWest legislature Speaker

Mandela wanted reconciliation and peace – NWest legislature Speaker

18th July 2018 Former president Nelson Mandela preached reconciliation and unity, North West Provincial Legislature Speaker Sussana Dantjie said on Wednesday.... 

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Opinions

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... 

High expectations for Africa’s new youth envoy

High expectations for Africa’s new youth envoy

10th 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... 

Stability in Guinea-Bissau requires more than elections

Stability in Guinea-Bissau requires more than elections

10th August 2018 The political impasse in Guinea-Bissau was once again on the agenda of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) summit held on 31... 

 Manufacturing dissent – the cost of election propaganda in Zimbabwe

Manufacturing dissent – the cost of election propaganda in Zimbabwe

10th August 2018 The response of Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance, to the defeat of their presidential candidate... 

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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

Transnet: Letters of intention on precautionary suspension

Transnet: Letters of intention on precautionary suspension

16th August 2018 The Board of Transnet has served letters of intention to place on precautionary suspension three senior employees, Transnet Group Chief Executive... 

AfriForum: Lesufi’s proposed changes to school regulations threaten future of Gauteng schools

AfriForum: Lesufi’s proposed changes to school regulations threaten future of Gauteng schools

16th August 2018 AfriForum, the Skoleondersteuningsentrum (SOS) and Solidarity today announced at a media conference on the proposed changes to Gauteng school... 

GCIS: Government commemorates Marikana tragedy

GCIS: Government commemorates Marikana tragedy

16th August 2018 Government joins the nation in commemorating the tragic Marikana incidents which occurred six years ago on 16 August 2012. The tragic death of 44... 

SAPU: SAPU welcomes Cele's initiative on more police officers

SAPU: SAPU welcomes Cele's initiative on more police officers

16th August 2018 The South African Policing Union would like to express its total support to Police Minister Bheki Cele’s initiative to approach National Treasury... 

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Press Offices

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... 

Is it game set and match Federer?

Is it game set and match Federer?

3rd August 2018 Roger Federer, holder of eight Wimbledon men’s singles titles and currently ranked no. 2 in the world in men’s tennis singles, is one of the... 

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