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Women, youth, elderly to be heard at Rustenburg public hearing on land

By: African News Agency      19th July 2018 The voices of women, youth and the elderly will be heard at the public hearing on land expropriation without compensation, committee chairperson... 

 Women, youth, elderly to be heard at Rustenburg public hearing on land
 DA retains Free State and Mpumalanga wards

DA retains Free State and Mpumalanga wards

By: African News Agency      19th July 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has retained two wards it contested in municipal by-elections held this week. Wednesday's by-election in Mpumalanga's... 

Botswana nationals being recruited for 'expertise' in blasting cash-in-transit vans – Cele

Botswana nationals being recruited for 'expertise' in blasting cash-in-transit vans – Cele

By: News24Wire      19th July 2018 Police Minister Bheki Cele says Botswana nationals are well known for their expertise in the blasting of vans during cash-in-transit heists. "We... 

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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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Water and sanitation, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Water and sanitation, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

10th July 2018 This briefing considers the impact of migration on a variety of WASH-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), chiefly SDG 6: 'to ensure... 

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.... 

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Statements

SA: President Ramaphosa receives courtesy call from President Xi Jinping of China

SA: President Ramaphosa receives courtesy call from President Xi Jinping of China

19th July 2018 His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday, 24 July 2018, host the President of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Mr Xi... 

SA: Minister Motshekga thanks South Africans for giving generously to education during Mandela Month

SA: Minister Motshekga thanks South Africans for giving generously to education during Mandela Month

19th July 2018 The Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga has thanked the South Africans at large for their contributions to education as the nation... 

AfriForum: Gerrie Nel to prosecute Thandi Modise on charges of animal abuse

AfriForum: Gerrie Nel to prosecute Thandi Modise on charges of animal abuse

19th July 2018 AfriForum and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) today announced during a media conference that Adv. Gerrie Nel,... 

DA: Daniëlskuil SAPO shutdown hurts community and grant recipients

DA: Daniëlskuil SAPO shutdown hurts community and grant recipients

19th July 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) is concerned that the South African Post Office (SAPO) branch in Daniëlskuil, which has been closed down for the past... 

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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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