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Britain wants Zimbabwe back in the Commonwealth

By: Reuters     20th April 2018 Britain said on Friday it would strongly support Zimbabwe's re-entry to the Commonwealth and praised President Emmerson Mnangagwa for impressive... 

Britain wants Zimbabwe back in the Commonwealth
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa
Sars introduces electronic reporting requirements for customs clients

Sars introduces electronic reporting requirements for customs clients

By: African News Agency      20th April 2018 The South African Revenue Service (Sars) said on Friday it would at the weekend introduce a new electronic cargo reporting system to track the... 

Angola leads the way as new African leaders clamp on corruption

Angola leads the way as new African leaders clamp on corruption

By: African News Agency      20th April 2018 On a continent where ruling elites have amassed vast wealth through dubious means while millions languish in poverty, Angola’s new president João... 

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Small-scale farmers should be at the centre of land reform in South Africa

Small-scale farmers should be at the centre of land reform in South Africa

17th April 2018 Smallholder farming has been neglected over the past 23 years of South Africa’s attempt to redistribute land taken away from black people during... 

 Africa needs a revolution in education

Africa needs a revolution in education

16th April 2018 While education worldwide, especially for girls, has improved, the gap between Africa and the rest of the world is wide and the continent doesn’t... 

Do 1-in-5 Nigerian adults suffer from long-term depression? World Bank revises brief

Do 1-in-5 Nigerian adults suffer from long-term depression? World Bank revises brief

16th April 2018 Alarmed about what it said were rising suicides in Africa’s most populous country, a national newspaper in Nigeria attributed it to every fifth... 

Critical Facts About Waterborne Diseases In The United States and Abroad

Critical Facts About Waterborne Diseases In The United States and Abroad

16th April 2018 If you live in a developed country, you probably don’t think much about waterborne diseases. But they are a massive problem throughout the world... 

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Policy Brief: Benefits of an innovative climate change adaptation mechanism for Ethiopia’s sustainable development

Policy Brief: Benefits of an innovative climate change adaptation mechanism for Ethiopia’s sustainable development

11th April 2018 Ethiopia has been leading least developed countries in its ambition and level of detail related to its climate change mitigation and adaptation... 

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela obituary

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela obituary

10th April 2018 The life of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela encompasses commitment to community upliftment, opposition to apartheid and determination to build a... 

Renewables Readiness Assessment – Pakistan

Renewables Readiness Assessment – Pakistan

10th April 2018 Pakistan can increase its energy security, improve energy access, and spur social and economic development with renewable energy. Renewables... 

Incubating policy for economic transformation: lessons from Nepal

Incubating policy for economic transformation: lessons from Nepal

9th April 2018 A substantial body of theory now exists on economically sound and politically smart ways of jump-starting progress in poor developing countries. At... 

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Statements

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Minister Cele must investigate reports of use of live ammunition during the Mahikeng protest

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Minister Cele must investigate reports of use of live ammunition during the Mahikeng protest

20th April 2018 The DA urges the Police Minister, Bheki Cele, to thoroughly investigate the extremely concerning reports of the use of live ammunition by South... 

Sacp: Sacp congratulates the people of Cuba and the newly elected President

Sacp: Sacp congratulates the people of Cuba and the newly elected President

20th April 2018 The South African Communist Party (Sacp) congratulates the Communist Party of Cuba, the Cuban Revolution and the Cuban people for the properly... 

Sacp: Sacp supports the ongoing bus drivers nationwide strike, calls for solidarity

Sacp: Sacp supports the ongoing bus drivers nationwide strike, calls for solidarity

20th April 2018 The South African Communist Party (Sacp) fully supports the bus drivers strike as led in the main by the South African Transport Workers Union... 

SA: President Ramaphosa congratulates the new President of Cuba

SA: President Ramaphosa congratulates the new President of Cuba

20th April 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated the new President of the Republic of Cuba, His Excellency Miguel Diaz-Canel, after the Cuban National... 

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Press Offices

South Africa’s first biomass project under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme  reaches financial close

South Africa’s first biomass project under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme reaches financial close

12th April 2018 The first biomass project to be concluded under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), the... 

Debt relief measures may provide (some) relief

Debt relief measures may provide (some) relief

12th April 2018 The proposed debt relief measures in the 2017 amendments to section 19 and paragraph 12A of the Eighth Schedule of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962... 

Disrupting the Disrupted: The Dawn of Fintech Regulation in the Twin Peaks New World Order

Disrupting the Disrupted: The Dawn of Fintech Regulation in the Twin Peaks New World Order

12th April 2018 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has effectively broken the regulator blood oath taken in 2014 that had frozen the South African... 

Proactive attorney wins 2017 Best Article Award

Proactive attorney wins 2017 Best Article Award

12th April 2018 Johannesburg attorney, Emile Myburgh’s article on ‘Holding delinquent directors personally liable’ has won him the 2017 LexisNexis Prize for Legal... 

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