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President Ramaphosa leads SA delegation to SADC Summit in Namibia

By: African News Agency      15th August 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to lead the South African delegation to the Summit of the heads of State and Government of the Southern African... 

 President Ramaphosa leads SA delegation to SADC Summit in Namibia
 DA in Western Cape welcomes new MPP

DA in Western Cape welcomes new MPP

By: African News Agency      15th August 2018 Wendy Philander has been sworn in as the Democratic Alliance (DA) Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) in the Western Cape, replacing former MPP... 

 We made significant progress in Marikana, says Lonmin

We made significant progress in Marikana, says Lonmin

By: African News Agency      15th August 2018 Platinum producer Lonmin has made significant progress in delivering on its commitment to the Marikana community, the company said on Wednesday.... 

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Nelson Mandela 100

 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... 

UN pays tribute to Mandela’s legacy

UN pays tribute to Mandela’s legacy

18th July 2018 As the world prepares to mark the legacy of Nelson Mandela on Wednesday on the 100th anniversary of his birth the United Nations has paid tribute... 

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Opinions

Tipping point?

Tipping point?

10th August 2018 The dust has well and truly settled on of the tenth Brics summit, hosted in Johannesburg last month. While the event was generally viewed as... 

Govt moving to accelerate measures to boost township economy

10th August 2018 One of the most frustrating realities of government operations is the red tape that entrepreneurs experience when they seek assistance. The slow... 

The Future of Manufacturing Employment

The Future of Manufacturing Employment

8th August 2018 Are the robots going to steal our jobs? In March 2018, CDE invited Robert Lawrence to speak to audiences of policy-makers and business leaders... 

 Who has the power in SADC?

Who has the power in SADC?

7th August 2018 Leaders of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will meet in Windhoek next week for their 38th annual summit. South Africa is handing... 

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Recommendations

 Open Government Partnership: Promoting Democracy Amid Global Turmoil

Open Government Partnership: Promoting Democracy Amid Global Turmoil

1st August 2018 Democracy, liberalism and civil society are under attack from authoritarian leaders worldwide, but their supporters are working hard to ensure they... 

BRICS Should Adopt Inclusive Approach to Women

BRICS Should Adopt Inclusive Approach to Women

31st July 2018 The BRICS bloc has contributed to global governance by establishing multiple platforms that enhance dialogue and cooperation. In 2018 a forum... 

 Zimbabwe: What Does the Future Hold Under New Leadership?

Zimbabwe: What Does the Future Hold Under New Leadership?

31st July 2018 Since assuming office as President of Zimbabwe after a military coup ousted Robert Mugabe, Emmerson Mnangagwa has made several gestures of reform... 

“Illegal Organizations”  China’s Crackdown on Tibetan Social Groups

“Illegal Organizations” China’s Crackdown on Tibetan Social Groups

30th July 2018 This report details efforts by the Chinese Communist Party at the local level to eliminate the remaining influence of lamas and traditional leaders... 

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Statements

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low risk of rotational loadshedding today

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low risk of rotational loadshedding today

16th August 2018 There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding today. We continue to encourage residents and businesses to please use electricity sparingly... 

Saftu: Saftu honours the memories of the Marikana martyrs

Saftu: Saftu honours the memories of the Marikana martyrs

16th August 2018 16 August 2012 is a day that South Africans must never forget. The SAPS massacre of 34 striking mine workers - 16 at the Marikana Koppie and a... 

GCIS: Minister Mokonyane congratulates SABC and MultiChoice for entering into a new contract

GCIS: Minister Mokonyane congratulates SABC and MultiChoice for entering into a new contract

15th August 2018 The Minister of Communications, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane, has extended a congratulatory message to the South African Broadcasting Cooperation (SABC)... 

DIRCO: DIRCO assisting distressed South African citizen in Germany

DIRCO: DIRCO assisting distressed South African citizen in Germany

15th August 2018 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) is aware of the case of a distressed citizen reported by Mr Baise on Sunday, 12... 

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Press Offices

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... 

Non-Standard forms of work and the gig economy

Non-Standard forms of work and the gig economy

2nd August 2018 South African labour law creates extensive rights and protections for employees, but it is sometimes difficult to determine when a person is an... 

SOUTH AFRICA’S FIRST CASE ON SECTION 31

SOUTH AFRICA’S FIRST CASE ON SECTION 31

2nd August 2018 Multinationals with South African group companies are required to adhere to South Africa’s transfer pricing legislation as found in section 31 of... 

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