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'You are a land thief' – BLF tells AfriForum's Kallie Kriel at Duduzane court appearance

By: News24Wire      12th July 2018 Chaotic scenes erupted outside the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday, as Duduzane Zuma left the building. Zuma, the son of South Africa's... 

'You are a land thief' – BLF tells AfriForum's Kallie Kriel at Duduzane court appearance
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South Sudan parliament votes to extend president's term until 2021

South Sudan parliament votes to extend president's term until 2021

By: Reuters     12th July 2018 South Sudan's parliament voted on Thursday to extend President Salva Kiir's term in office until 2021, a move likely to undermine peace talks as... 

More than 1.8m social grants beneficiaries migrated to new Sassa card

More than 1.8m social grants beneficiaries migrated to new Sassa card

By: News24Wire      12th July 2018 More than 1.8-million social grants beneficiaries have been migrated to the new gold South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) card, the... 

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SARB launches coins, banknotes that honour Madiba

SARB launches coins, banknotes that honour Madiba

4th July 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has launched a public awareness campaign to introduce South Africans to a commemorative series of banknotes... 

Nelson Mandela’s leadership and gender practices (#MandelaLeadershipSeries Part 4)

Nelson Mandela’s leadership and gender practices (#MandelaLeadershipSeries Part 4)

4th July 2018 Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Thabi Madiba about Nelson Mandela’s leadership and gender practices, in part 4 of the Mandela Leadership Series. 

100 Mandela Moments – Kate Sidley

100 Mandela Moments – Kate Sidley

2nd July 2018 A hundred memories of the great man, as revolutionary, world leader, family figure, and more, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth. The... 

Imagery and identities in Mandela’s leadership (Part 3)

Imagery and identities in Mandela’s leadership (Part 3)

20th June 2018 In part three of this series, Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Thabi Madiba about imagery and identities in Nelson Mandela’s... 

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Obama's Mandela lecture comes at an auspicious time for democracy

Obama's Mandela lecture comes at an auspicious time for democracy

11th July 2018 Former US President Barack Obama will aim high with his Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johanesburg on July 17th. According to his close adviser... 

 DRC prioritises oil over conservation

DRC prioritises oil over conservation

11th July 2018 The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has decided to degazette parts of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites to allow for oil drilling.... 

How South Africa should view foreign policy in a changing world order

How South Africa should view foreign policy in a changing world order

10th July 2018 One of the first initiatives of South Africa’s new minister of international relations, Lindiwe Sisulu, was to announce a review of the country’s... 

 Role of refugees in South Sudan’s peace process

Role of refugees in South Sudan’s peace process

10th July 2018 9 July, marks the seventh anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, more than four years of which have been marred by conflict. Disagreement... 

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Torture and other Human Rights Abuses in Jail Ogaden, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia

Torture and other Human Rights Abuses in Jail Ogaden, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia

6th July 2018 In the heart of the eastern city of Jijiga, just five minutes from the University, lies one of the most notorious detention centers in Ethiopia.... 

Arbitrary Treatment of Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Paris

Arbitrary Treatment of Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Paris

6th July 2018 On a typical night, some 200 or more unaccompanied migrant children sleep on the streets of Paris. In large part, these children are homeless as a... 

The role and vulnerabilities of older people in drought in East Africa: progress, challenges and opportunities for a more inclusive humanitarian response

The role and vulnerabilities of older people in drought in East Africa: progress, challenges and opportunities for a more inclusive humanitarian response

5th July 2018 Whilst older people have special needs, they also have unique skills, experiences and roles within their families, communities and societies. These... 

Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID): identification of adaptation options in key sectors

Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID): identification of adaptation options in key sectors

5th July 2018 Taking a three-step, innovative, common methodology – called Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID) – this synthesis report... 

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SA: MEC Zikalala announces new Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife board

SA: MEC Zikalala announces new Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife board

12th July 2018 THE KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala has expressed his full confidence in the newly... 

NUM: NUM supports POPCRU national march

NUM: NUM supports POPCRU national march

12th July 2018 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) supports the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) national march tomorrow in Pretoria. POPCRU... 

DA: Minister must appoint independent inquiry to investigate claims about Competition Commission

DA: Minister must appoint independent inquiry to investigate claims about Competition Commission

12th July 2018 The DA has today written to the Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, asking him to appoint an independent inquiry into the Competition... 

Outa: Outa uncovers corruption at services SETA

Outa: Outa uncovers corruption at services SETA

12th July 2018 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has received information indicating gross wasteful and irregular expenditure at the Services Sector... 

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Press Offices

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update – June 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update – June 2018

9th July 2018 Declaration of the Geosites as part of the Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains as National Heritage Sites. Published in GG 41704 Notice Number 585 dated... 

The new National Minimum Wage Bill – What employers need to know

The new National Minimum Wage Bill – What employers need to know

6th July 2018 Nelson Mandela said: “Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.” Twenty-four years after South Africa became a democracy, we are still... 

New Minimum Rates For Hospitality – What About The National Minimum Wage?

New Minimum Rates For Hospitality – What About The National Minimum Wage?

6th July 2018 The minimum wage rates in the hospitality sector have been increased with effect from 1 July 2018. The minimum rates are still below the National... 

True or false: misrepresentation is a headache for employers

True or false: misrepresentation is a headache for employers

5th July 2018 Untrue references and misrepresentation are a growing headache for many employers. Asked “What’s keeping you up at night?”, senior HR executives... 

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