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'It's unfounded, a complete misunderstanding' - Lekota's reaction to being called a sell-out

By: News24Wire      19th July 2018 Congress of the People (Cope) leader Mosiuoa Lekota says he will continue to stand firmly by his view that there is no need to amend the... 

'It's unfounded, a complete misunderstanding' - Lekota's reaction to being called a sell-out
Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota
The people speak - The Ingonyama Trust shouldn't divide

The people speak - The Ingonyama Trust shouldn't divide

By: News24Wire      19th July 2018 "The Ingonyama Trust must not be used to divide the people," a man said at the Constitutional Review Committee's hearing in Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal... 

 Zuma is not a member of Mazibuye African Congress – new political party president

Zuma is not a member of Mazibuye African Congress – new political party president

By: News24Wire      19th July 2018 The president of Mazibuye African Congress, a new political party formed in KwaZulu-Natal, says former president Jacob Zuma is not a member of... 

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Nelson Mandela 100

Yes, we can! – Graça Machel

Yes, we can! – Graça Machel

17th July 2018 Speaking at the sixteenth annual Nelson Mandela Lecture in Johannesburg on Tuesday, Graça Machel called on South Africans to give all youth a... 

Let us find a Madiba in us – Njabulo Ndebele

Let us find a Madiba in us – Njabulo Ndebele

17th July 2018 Nelson Mandela Foundation chairperson Professor Njabulo Ndebele said he hoped that the sixteenth annual Nelson Mandela Lecture, being held on... 

Obama and active citizenship: why his Mandela address matters

Obama and active citizenship: why his Mandela address matters

17th July 2018 Former US President Barack Obama’s Nelson Mandela Annual lecture in honour of the centennial commemoration of Mandela’s birth is slated to be his... 

Blame politicians, not Mandela, for South Africa's unfinished business

Blame politicians, not Mandela, for South Africa's unfinished business

17th July 2018 July 2018 marks Nelson Mandela’s centenary year. Why is he still so revered across the world? The answer simply is that he is widely regarded as... 

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Opinions

 Cost of counter-terrorism for civilians in Lake Chad countries

Cost of counter-terrorism for civilians in Lake Chad countries

17th July 2018 The ongoing terror threat in Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon has led the governments of the Lake Chad region to enact numerous security... 

Finding ways to keep communities alive after mine closures

Finding ways to keep communities alive after mine closures

16th July 2018 South Africa’s economy was built on the mining industry. But the sector has been in decline for decades. Mining contributed R312-billion, or 6.8%,... 

Insights of rating agencies and thinking on the ground

Insights of rating agencies and thinking on the ground

16th July 2018 When Cyril Ramaphosa became state president, he inherited leadership in a state with a massive debt. Indebtedness hovers everywhere and seeps into... 

Rediscovering Mandela

Rediscovering Mandela

13th July 2018 The great leadership challenge of our times is to make the correct decisions, and implement them, in a world that is increasingly failing to... 

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Energy, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Energy, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

10th July 2018 This briefing considers the direct and indirect relationships between migration and energy services in places of origin and destination, and how... 

 Coming of age digitally – Learning, leadership, and legacy

Coming of age digitally – Learning, leadership, and legacy

9th July 2018 Based on a global survey of more than 4,300 managers, executives, and analysts and 17 interviews with executives and thought leaders, MIT Sloan... 

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... 

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Statements

SA: Nelson Mandela's legacy still reigns supreme

SA: Nelson Mandela's legacy still reigns supreme

19th July 2018 Legacy of the late struggle icon and former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela still resonates in each one of us as we continue to imprint... 

GCIS: Minister Cwele welcomes wage agreement reached by SAPO and unions

GCIS: Minister Cwele welcomes wage agreement reached by SAPO and unions

19th July 2018 The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Dr Siyabonga Cwele welcomes the agreement reached today by the SA Post Office (SAPO) and its... 

DA: DA remains strong and retains ward in Lekwa by-election

DA: DA remains strong and retains ward in Lekwa by-election

19th July 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has retained Ward 10 in Lekwa Local Municipality with an overwhelming majority of 84.49%. The DA’s 11% growth in Ward... 

ANC: ANC on the Centenary Anniversary of the Birth of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandel

ANC: ANC on the Centenary Anniversary of the Birth of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandel

19th July 2018 "A HERO FOR ALL TIMES" The African National Congress along with millions of men, women and children across the globe, celebrates the Centenary... 

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Press Offices

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... 

Business and human rights – what is the relevance to the energy and natural resources sector?

Business and human rights – what is the relevance to the energy and natural resources sector?

5th July 2018 Business related human rights impacts occur more frequently in the extractive sector than in any other. Further, it is estimated that over two... 

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