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Get your house in order, MPs tell Transnet

By: African News Agency      17th August 2018 Parliament's watchdog on public account on Friday said it had instructed the Transnet board and management to curb graft at the state owned... 

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 Gordhan unveils computer labs and libraries to honour Madiba

Gordhan unveils computer labs and libraries to honour Madiba

By: African News Agency      17th August 2018 South Africa’s Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan and the Mayor of the King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality Dumane Zozo unveiled two... 

 SABC appoints new spokesperson, executive

SABC appoints new spokesperson, executive

By: African News Agency      17th August 2018 South Africa's public broadcaster has appointed a new spokesperson after the appointment of Neo Momodu as group executive for corporate affairs and... 

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 Mandela wanted reconciliation and peace – NWest legislature Speaker

Mandela wanted reconciliation and peace – NWest legislature Speaker

18th July 2018 Former president Nelson Mandela preached reconciliation and unity, North West Provincial Legislature Speaker Sussana Dantjie said on Wednesday.... 

 Germany, SA issue bilateral postage stamp to honour Mandela

Germany, SA issue bilateral postage stamp to honour Mandela

18th July 2018 The German Post and the South African Post Office issued a bilateral stamp on Wednesday on what would have been the 100th birthday of the first... 

 Deputy President Mabuza hands over Mandela Day houses

Deputy President Mabuza hands over Mandela Day houses

18th July 2018 There were cheers of excitement in Amsterdam, in Mpumalanga on Wednesday as Deputy President David Mabuza met senior citizens as part of annual... 

 Mbeki says Mandela's legacy poses a challenge to all South Africans

Mbeki says Mandela's legacy poses a challenge to all South Africans

18th July 2018 Former president Thabo Mbeki said on Wednesday that the legacy left by anti-apartheid icon and former statesman Nelson Mandela posed a serious... 

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 Can China free Africa from dependency on the mighty dollar?

Can China free Africa from dependency on the mighty dollar?

13th August 2018 Is China, aided and abetted by the other BRICS member countries – Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa – making a bid to dislodge the dollar from... 

 High expectations for Africa’s new youth envoy

High expectations for Africa’s new youth envoy

13th August 2018 The creation of an African Union (AU) youth envoy is a welcome development on a continent where one third of the population is young (between 15... 

On whom do we rely for our democratic future?

On whom do we rely for our democratic future?

13th August 2018 Who is the custodian of our democratic and transformational project, who do we look to in order to see it through and safeguard its integrity and... 

High expectations for Africa’s new youth envoy

High expectations for Africa’s new youth envoy

10th August 2018 The creation of an African Union (AU) youth envoy is a welcome development on a continent where one third of the population is young (between 15... 

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 Civil society calls on G20 leaders to urgently take joint action in tackling global challenges

Civil society calls on G20 leaders to urgently take joint action in tackling global challenges

7th August 2018 Drawing on the work undertaken in previous years within the framework of the G20 and the C20, the results of an international survey launched... 

“Bangladesh Is Not My Country”

“Bangladesh Is Not My Country”

6th August 2018 In late August and September 2017, Bangladesh welcomed the sudden influx of several hundred thousand Rohingya refugees fleeing ethnic cleansing in... 

The Africa Infrastructure Development Index July 2018

The Africa Infrastructure Development Index July 2018

3rd August 2018 The development of infrastructure in Africa is critical for fostering economic growth and improving the living standards of Africans. It... 

 Three compelling reasons why the G20’s plan for an infrastructure asset class is fundamentally flawed

Three compelling reasons why the G20’s plan for an infrastructure asset class is fundamentally flawed

3rd August 2018 Few doubt the need for significant global investment in sustainable infrastructure. Without bettersocial and economic infrastructure, such as... 

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Statements

Agri SA: Judicial notices of expropriation: the facts

Agri SA: Judicial notices of expropriation: the facts

20th August 2018 Agri SA urges South Africans to read reports on land expropriation with the necessary caution. “Agri SA wants to point out that this is not... 

Ipsos: South Africans rate Cyril Ramaphosa

Ipsos: South Africans rate Cyril Ramaphosa

20th August 2018 The first part of 2018 has been a bumpy ride for South African politics – as predicted by political analysts at the beginning of the year.  The new... 

SACP: SACP has welcomed Competition Amendment Bill

SACP: SACP has welcomed Competition Amendment Bill

20th August 2018 The South African Communist Party (SACP) has welcomed the Competition Amendment Bill that has been tabled in Parliament by the Minister of Economic... 

Brand SA: Brand South Africa on the passing of former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan

Brand SA: Brand South Africa on the passing of former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan

19th August 2018 This weekend, the world woke up to the sad news on the passing of the first African Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Kofi Annan. News... 

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Press Offices

Knock Knock Knocking on jail's door

Knock Knock Knocking on jail's door

3rd August 2018 The amendments to the Competition Act, 1998, which introduce criminal liability for cartel conduct, came into effect on 1 May 2016. The amendments... 

Is it game set and match Federer?

Is it game set and match Federer?

3rd August 2018 Roger Federer, holder of eight Wimbledon men’s singles titles and currently ranked no. 2 in the world in men’s tennis singles, is one of the... 

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Commission (“Commission”) finalises its second case

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Commission (“Commission”) finalises its second case

3rd August 2018 On 12 July 2018, the Commission issued final findings against BEE Matrix, a BBBEE verification agent. The Commission’s first finalised case in... 

Ramaphosa's EWC announcement may conflict with Constitution's requirement for meaningful public participation process

Ramaphosa's EWC announcement may conflict with Constitution's requirement for meaningful public participation process

2nd August 2018 President Ramaphosa's announcement late on Tuesday that the African National Congress (ANC) "would finalise a proposed amendment to the... 

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