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WHO calls emergency meeting on Congo's Ebola outbreak

By: Reuters     17th May 2018 The World Health Organization will convene an Emergency Committee meeting on Friday to consider the international risks of an Ebola outbreak in the... 

WHO calls emergency meeting on Congo's Ebola outbreak
 Saftu accuses labour dept of sidelining its representations on minimum wage

Saftu accuses labour dept of sidelining its representations on minimum wage

By: African News Agency      17th May 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) on Thursday accused the Department of Labour of sidelining its representation to Parliament,... 

 Minister concerned about security at govt IT Agency

Minister concerned about security at govt IT Agency

By: African News Agency      17th May 2018 Telecommunications Minister Siyabonga Cwele on Thursday, expressed concern about security at the the State Information Technology Agency (Sita),... 

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Claim that malaria kills 756,000 Nigerian children each year incorrect

Claim that malaria kills 756,000 Nigerian children each year incorrect

16th May 2018 Malaria is rife in Nigeria where about a quarter of global malaria deaths occur annually. But does it take the lives of over 756 000 Nigerian... 

Why merely owning land isn't enough to empower Africa's women farmers

Why merely owning land isn't enough to empower Africa's women farmers

15th May 2018 In the agricultural sector – the major employer for poor people in Africa – assets like land and livestock are owned and controlled mainly by men.... 

South Africa needs to box clever in its David versus Goliath duel with Trump

South Africa needs to box clever in its David versus Goliath duel with Trump

15th May 2018 Recent actions by US President Donald Trump’s administration are severely straining relations with South Africa’s new government led by President... 

A Poem – Nelson Mandela Centenary (1918 - 2018)

A Poem – Nelson Mandela Centenary (1918 - 2018)

15th May 2018 Nelson Rolihlahla 'Madiba' Mandela walked amongst us not long ago. A man of action forged in the crucible of resistance. 

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Gender-responsive public expenditure management: public finance management introductory guide

Gender-responsive public expenditure management: public finance management introductory guide

11th May 2018 This paper reviews the literature on the links between public expenditure and gender responsiveness and outlines a number of gender-responsive... 

No Place for Criticism – Bangladesh Crackdown on Social Media Commentary

No Place for Criticism – Bangladesh Crackdown on Social Media Commentary

By: Sashnee Moodley     10th May 2018 On April 9, 2018, Bangladesh listed its new Digital Security Bill in parliament, which was then sent to a parliamentary standing committee for... 

 Promoting quality education through progressive domestic resource mobilisation 2015-2017

Promoting quality education through progressive domestic resource mobilisation 2015-2017

9th May 2018 The Promoting Quality Education through Progressive Domestic Resource Mobilisation project is an education and tax justice project funded by NORAD;... 

Europe and Central Asia Economic Update, May 2018: Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

Europe and Central Asia Economic Update, May 2018: Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

9th May 2018 With growth in Europe and Central Asia likely at its peak, this report addresses two questions. How well is the region prepared for an expected... 

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DA: Refiloe Nt'sekhe says Ramaphosa turns his back on Tembisa fire: Abathumeki!

DA: Refiloe Nt'sekhe says Ramaphosa turns his back on Tembisa fire: Abathumeki!

18th May 2018 It is dreadfully uncaring and highly hypocritical of President Cyril Ramaphosa to have turned his back on today’s Tembisa fire, as he sped away in... 

DA: Michele Clarke says DA condemns senseless killing of Meadowlands SAPS Station Commander

DA: Michele Clarke says DA condemns senseless killing of Meadowlands SAPS Station Commander

18th May 2018 The DA condemns the senseless killing of a Meadowlands Police Station Commander at his home in Protea South this week in front of his 14-year-old... 

PPC: PPC enhances science learning in rural North West

PPC: PPC enhances science learning in rural North West

18th May 2018 On Wednesday, Mochudi Secondary School in rural North West became the latest beneficiary of PPC’s science educational programme when the company... 

DA: Ashor Sarupen says DA condemns alleged use of live ammunition against protesting learners

DA: Ashor Sarupen says DA condemns alleged use of live ammunition against protesting learners

18th May 2018 The DA calls on both MECs for Education and Community Safety, Panyaza Lesufi and Sizakele Nkosi- Malobane to urgently investigate the allegations... 

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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

7th May 2018 The popular #MeToo campaign went viral globally and shined a spotlight on sexual harassment but more so in the workplace. The hashtag was adopted... 

eNaTIS And The Point Demerit System: What It Means For Your Business

eNaTIS And The Point Demerit System: What It Means For Your Business 

4th May 2018 What is NaTIS?  It is the National Traffic Information System (hereafter referred to as “NaTIS”) which is a fairly new system that records and... 

International Arbitration Act – What Are The Implications For South Africa?

International Arbitration Act – What Are The Implications For South Africa?

4th May 2018 In recent years, International Arbitration has developed into an efficient process of resolving commercial disputes without resorting to the... 

New bill to regulate e-hailing services – Can it be done?

New bill to regulate e-hailing services – Can it be done?

4th May 2018 The calls for stricter regulations for electronic ride-sharing came into the spotlight in 2015, when Cape Town Traffic Officials impounded over 200... 

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