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DA bans provincial leaders from sitting on selection panels – for now

By: News24Wire      16th July 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) announced on Sunday that provincial leaders would not serve on its selection panels until it could seek legal opinion... 

DA bans provincial leaders from sitting on selection panels – for now
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SARB launches commemorative Mandela notes, R5 coin for circulation

SARB launches commemorative Mandela notes, R5 coin for circulation

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th July 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) on Friday hosted a commemorative occasion at Freedom Park, in Pretoria, to introduce a series of banknotes... 

Low-carbon economy scenarios project under way

Low-carbon economy scenarios project under way

By: Terence Creamer     13th July 2018 Amid growing calls for South Africa’s transition to a low-carbon economy to be a just one, a project has been launched to map the possible... 

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South Africans urged to ‘Be the legacy’ this Mandela Day

South Africans urged to ‘Be the legacy’ this Mandela Day

5th July 2018 Government has called on all South Africans to become part of the movement for change, by working together as a united, non-racial and non-sexist... 

How young activists are keeping Mandela's legacy alive across Africa

How young activists are keeping Mandela's legacy alive across Africa

5th July 2018 Last month, at a conference on African Inequalities co-organised by our school and the London School of Economics, the first audience question came... 

SARB launches coins, banknotes that honour Madiba

SARB launches coins, banknotes that honour Madiba

4th July 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has launched a public awareness campaign to introduce South Africans to a commemorative series of banknotes... 

Nelson Mandela’s leadership and gender practices (#MandelaLeadershipSeries Part 4)

Nelson Mandela’s leadership and gender practices (#MandelaLeadershipSeries Part 4)

4th July 2018 Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Thabi Madiba about Nelson Mandela’s leadership and gender practices, in part 4 of the Mandela Leadership Series. 

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Opinions

Eritrea and Ethiopia have made peace. How it happened and what next

Eritrea and Ethiopia have made peace. How it happened and what next

11th July 2018 This week Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed visited neighbouring Eritrea, to be greeted by President Isaias Afwerki. The vast crowds that... 

Obama's Mandela lecture comes at an auspicious time for democracy

Obama's Mandela lecture comes at an auspicious time for democracy

11th July 2018 Former US President Barack Obama will aim high with his Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johanesburg on July 17th. According to his close adviser... 

 DRC prioritises oil over conservation

DRC prioritises oil over conservation

11th July 2018 The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has decided to degazette parts of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites to allow for oil drilling.... 

How South Africa should view foreign policy in a changing world order

How South Africa should view foreign policy in a changing world order

10th July 2018 One of the first initiatives of South Africa’s new minister of international relations, Lindiwe Sisulu, was to announce a review of the country’s... 

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Recommendations

Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID): identification of adaptation options in key sectors

Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID): identification of adaptation options in key sectors

5th July 2018 Taking a three-step, innovative, common methodology – called Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID) – this synthesis report... 

 “We know more than you think we do”: Raising citizens’ voices on the Sustainable Development Goals

“We know more than you think we do”: Raising citizens’ voices on the Sustainable Development Goals

4th July 2018 The world’s most marginalised people must participate in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) process if they are not to be left behind forever.... 

How the U Visa Program Makes US Communities Safer

How the U Visa Program Makes US Communities Safer

4th July 2018 US President Donald Trump launched his campaign for president in 2015 promising a major crackdown on undocumented immigrants, whom he characterized... 

2018 World Refugee Day and South Africa’s Stance

2018 World Refugee Day and South Africa’s Stance

3rd July 2018 Wednesday 20th June marked World Refugee Day for 2018. Recent reports have indicated that there were 68.5-million refugees across the world at the... 

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Statements

DA: DA-led coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay remains united and focused on delivery

DA: DA-led coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay remains united and focused on delivery

16th July 2018 The DA-led coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay remains united and focused on delivering services to the people of the city. Coalition governments are... 

DA: Reckless former Gauteng HOD appointed as Minister Susan Shabangu’s lieutenant

DA: Reckless former Gauteng HOD appointed as Minister Susan Shabangu’s lieutenant

16th July 2018 The DA is deeply concerned by the appointment of former Gauteng Head of Department for Roads and Transport, Benedicta Monama, as a special advisor... 

SA: South African business delegation arrives in Angola

SA: South African business delegation arrives in Angola

16th July 2018 The South African business ddelegation has arrived in Luanda, Angola for a five-day Trade and Investment Mission that is led by the Deputy Minister... 

NUM: Five mineworkers died at Phalaborwa Copper Mine in Limpopo yesterday

NUM: Five mineworkers died at Phalaborwa Copper Mine in Limpopo yesterday

16th July 2018 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is deeply saddened and shocked about the death of five mineworkers that died after the eruptions of a fire... 

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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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