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Mnangagwa calls for end to Western sanctions

By: Reuters     14th December 2017 Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday called for the removal of Western sanctions on his government during a speech to ruling... 

Mnangagwa calls for end to Western sanctions
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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa
Angola's Lourenço offers ultimatum for repatriation of funds

Angola's Lourenço offers ultimatum for repatriation of funds

By: Reuters     14th December 2017 Angola's President João Lourenço has told Angolans to repatriate funds illegally held abroad in coming months or risk prosecution, in a bid to spur... 

Saftu marches against casual work in Gauteng

Saftu marches against casual work in Gauteng

By: African News Agency      14th December 2017 The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) and #OutsourcingMustFall will be marching to the Gauteng Premier's office on Thursday to... 

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 Accurate statistics are needed for the SA farm murder debate

Accurate statistics are needed for the SA farm murder debate

11th December 2017 Recently thousands of farmers, supporters and sympathisers took to South Africa’s streets in an emotional but peaceful protest against the violent... 

Handwashing 101: Dettol’s disease-busting claims under the microscope

Handwashing 101: Dettol’s disease-busting claims under the microscope

11th December 2017 When we talk about the spread of disease, coughs and sneezes immediately come to mind. Yet one of the major ways diseases spread happens when we... 

Will continuing crises of 2017 persist?

Will continuing crises of 2017 persist?

11th December 2017 Although the year has not yet ended we can say it has been marked by a series of crises. What is troubling is that there is no sense that these... 

Electricity and Mining

Electricity and Mining

8th December 2017 Ernest Hemingway might have been writing about Eskom’s decline when he explained how bankruptcy happens. ‘Two ways … Gradually and then suddenly’,... 

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Mandela Funeral – Report by the Public Protector

Mandela Funeral – Report by the Public Protector

5th December 2017 This is a report of the Public Protector issued in terms of section 182(1) (b) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and... 

Recruitment of M23 Rebels to Suppress Protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Recruitment of M23 Rebels to Suppress Protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo

4th December 2017 Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 62 people and arrested hundreds of others during protests across the country... 

 Whose City? An evaluation of urban safety for women in 10 countries

Whose City? An evaluation of urban safety for women in 10 countries

1st December 2017 The New Urban Agenda agreed at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (also called Habitat III) in Quito,... 

When the Music Stops: Learning from the Mugabe years for Zimbabwe’s economic future

When the Music Stops: Learning from the Mugabe years for Zimbabwe’s economic future

30th November 2017 In light of the current political transition in Zimbabwe, the Brenthurst Foundation has announces the release of a Discussion Paper by the eminent... 

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Statements

DA: Ann McDonnell on #KZNRhino: Premier must release Task Team report as 2017 poaching figures eclipse those from last year

DA: Ann McDonnell on #KZNRhino: Premier must release Task Team report as 2017 poaching figures eclipse those from last year

14th December 2017 The Democratic Alliance today calls on KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Willies Mchunu, to release the long-awaited Task Team report on rhino poaching in the... 

SAFTU: Memorandum to Premier of Gauteng and Mayor of Johannesburg by #OutsourcingMustFall and SAFTU

SAFTU: Memorandum to Premier of Gauteng and Mayor of Johannesburg by #OutsourcingMustFall and SAFTU

14th December 2017 The South African Federation of Trade Unions and #OutsourcingMustFall is marching in Johannesburg today, Thursday 14 December 2017, to protest... 

SA: Finance Committee Chairperson notes the release of SARS letter to media

SA: Finance Committee Chairperson notes the release of SARS letter to media

14th December 2017 The Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Finance, Mr Yunus Carrim, has noted with concern the release of a letter which was addressed to the... 

SA: Law Society calls on the ruling party openly to promote and protect the Rule of Law

SA: Law Society calls on the ruling party openly to promote and protect the Rule of Law

14th December 2017 The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) adds its voice to that of its constituent members – the Black Lawyers Association, the National Association... 

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Press Offices

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

1st December 2017 The Department of Justice and Correctional Services has recently published the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Amendment Bill, 2017... 

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

30th November 2017 Some businesses need water in order to function. The prevailing drought in the Western Cape has led to unpredictable interruptions due to the... 

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

29th November 2017 The South African Competition Commission’s recent price fixing investigations should serve as a warning to businesses in industries that practice... 

Interview with the author: Marius Botha

Interview with the author: Marius Botha

28th November 2017 The name Marius Botha is well-known to hundreds of students who have completed or are busy completing their Postgraduate Diploma in Financial... 

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