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Announcing slates ahead of elective conference unacceptable – Mantashe

By: African News Agency      6th November 2017 African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Gwede Mantashe on Monday described as unacceptable presidential hopefuls announcing “a line-up of... 

Announcing slates ahead of elective conference unacceptable – Mantashe
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ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe
Petition filed at Kenya's Supreme Court challenging election results

Petition filed at Kenya's Supreme Court challenging election results

By: Reuters     6th November 2017 A former lawmaker filed a petition at Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday challenging the results of last month's presidential election, a Reuters... 

Parliament wants report clearing Sars number two

Parliament wants report clearing Sars number two

By: African News Agency      6th November 2017 Parliament’s standing committee on finance on Monday said it had sent official letters to South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom... 

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Trump's Africa policy is still incoherent, but key signals are emerging

Trump's Africa policy is still incoherent, but key signals are emerging

4th October 2017 Africa’s leaders, along with everyone else interested in US-Africa relations, have waited eight months for US President Donald Trump’s... 

 Zimbabwe’s succession Rubik’s Cube

Zimbabwe’s succession Rubik’s Cube

4th October 2017 Whenever President Robert Mugabe’s busy travel schedule out of Zimbabwe permits, he takes the opportunity to address scheduled ‘Presidential Youth... 

Are we measuring poverty and inequality correctly? Comparing earnings using tax and survey data

Are we measuring poverty and inequality correctly? Comparing earnings using tax and survey data

4th October 2017 Calculating the earnings Gini coefficient with survey data from the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) may lead to an underestimation of... 

Britain's Labour Party and South Africa's ANC: why the stark contrast of fortunes?

Britain's Labour Party and South Africa's ANC: why the stark contrast of fortunes?

3rd October 2017 Compare the state of two political parties which share a close past connection but which today face distinctly different futures. I’m referring to... 

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Confronting racism consistently

Confronting racism consistently

11th September 2017 While it is important to acknowledge that the vast majority of people in South Africa are not racist, it goes without saying that racism remains a... 

 The effects of privatisation on girls’ access to free, quality public education in Malawi, Mozambique, Liberia, Tanzania and Nepal

The effects of privatisation on girls’ access to free, quality public education in Malawi, Mozambique, Liberia, Tanzania and Nepal

8th September 2017 This report shows how the right to education in Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Nepal is undermined by the low quality of public... 

Basic Education Rights Handbook

Basic Education Rights Handbook

7th September 2017 Public interest organisation, SECTION27 has developed a Basic Education Rights Handbook in collaboration with partner organisations, Equal... 

Pathways to deforestation-free food

Pathways to deforestation-free food

7th September 2017 Hidden in the food we buy every day, from chocolate to ice cream, are commodities like palm oil and soy that are driving deforestation across the... 

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Statements

DA: Mmusi Maimane says the Presidency ducking and diving on Zuma’s declaration of interests

DA: Mmusi Maimane says the Presidency ducking and diving on Zuma’s declaration of interests

9th November 2017 Last week Thursday in Parliament, I asked President Jacob Zuma to respond to the allegations that he had received a R1 million a month salary from... 

GCIS: Deputy Minister Dikobe Ben Martin's response to allegations

GCIS: Deputy Minister Dikobe Ben Martin's response to allegations

9th November 2017 I am perplexed by Ms Suzanne Daniels’ testimony to the parliamentary inquiry into Eskom today. She falsely claimed that I had attended a tea party... 

SADTU: SADTU in Limpopo vindicated by Labour Court decision

SADTU: SADTU in Limpopo vindicated by Labour Court decision

9th November 2017 SADTU in Limpopo has consistently indicated that the Department of Education in the province has no regard for the rights of its employees and the... 

EFF: EFF on Ben Martins and the SACP links to the Gupta family

EFF: EFF on Ben Martins and the SACP links to the Gupta family

9th November 2017 The EFF calls on all members of the SACP in the Jacob Zuma cabinet to stop pretending to hold any moral high ground over the matter of Gupta... 

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Press Offices

Innovation in the Digital Era

Innovation in the Digital Era

4th August 2017 Innovation and technology regularly go hand-in-hand in an age where the faster, holistic, and more self-sufficient solution is constantly being... 

National Pollution Prevention Plan Regulations are now in place

National Pollution Prevention Plan Regulations are now in place 

2nd August 2017 The Minister of Environmental Affairs (Minister) has, in terms of the National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act (Act), published the... 

Pension funds and commercial transactions

Pension funds and commercial transactions

2nd August 2017 While section 197 of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 deals with transfers of a business as a going concern, the impact of the section 197 transfer... 

Mandela Month leveraged to unlock youth potential

Mandela Month leveraged to unlock youth potential

31st July 2017 This year specialist intellectual property law firm, Spoor & Fisher partnered with Afrika Tikkun to hold Afrika Tikkun’s Talent Day in recognition... 

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