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ACDP welcomes recommendation of VAT free sanitary items

By: African News Agency      14th August 2018 The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) on Tuesday said it welcomed recommendations that sanitary products be exempt from value-added tax... 

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Authors of book claiming that Magnus Malan was a paedophile feared for their lives

Authors of book claiming that Magnus Malan was a paedophile feared for their lives

By: News24Wire      14th August 2018 The co-authors of The Lost Boys of Bird Island , which alleges that former apartheid minister Magnus Malan was part of a paedophile network, had... 

Museveni’s car vandalised in by-election campaign violence

Museveni’s car vandalised in by-election campaign violence

By: African News Agency      14th August 2018 A lead car in Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's motorcade has been vandalised in chaos and gun fire that rocked a by-election campaign in the... 

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Madiba's light shone so brightly – Obama

Madiba's light shone so brightly – Obama

18th July 2018 Madiba's light shone so brightly, even from that narrow Robben Island cell, said the 44th US President Barack Obama during the sixteenth annual... 

I believe in Nelson Mandela’s vision – Obama

I believe in Nelson Mandela’s vision – Obama

17th July 2018 “I believe in Nelson Mandela’s vision,” former US President Barack Obama said during the sixteenth annual Nelson Mandela Lecture, on Tuesday. The... 

Madiba belonged to the world – Ramaphosa

Madiba belonged to the world – Ramaphosa

17th July 2018 South Africans and people around the world are humbled and privileged to be participating in this celebration of the centenary of Nelson Mandela,... 

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... 

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Opinions

Does one SA doctor treat 4,000 patients in public care, but less than 300 privately?

Does one SA doctor treat 4,000 patients in public care, but less than 300 privately?

7th August 2018 The council that gives foreign-qualified doctors permission to practise in South Africa continues to frustrate these professionals, the Treatment... 

Changes to the Constitution may boost, not weaken, South African property rights

Changes to the Constitution may boost, not weaken, South African property rights

6th August 2018 The South African government’s plan to change the constitution to mention land expropriation without compensation could, ironically, end up... 

Land claims in South Africa: it’s about the meaning of the land, not just money

Land claims in South Africa: it’s about the meaning of the land, not just money

6th August 2018 Land distribution and people’s access to land have always been high on the political agenda in South Africa. Colonisation and land dispossession... 

 Financial crime undercuts Africa’s economic growth gains

Financial crime undercuts Africa’s economic growth gains

6th August 2018 Financial crime in developing countries, particularly Africa, is on the rise, undermining gains in economic growth and negatively affecting... 

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Recommendations

 Advocating for Financial Justice at the International Monetary Fund - A short toolkit

Advocating for Financial Justice at the International Monetary Fund - A short toolkit

27th July 2018 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is a key part of the international financial architecture and wields huge influence over the domestic... 

More than a space for interracial contact: Exploring the importance of the workplace for social cohesion and reconciliation in South Africa

More than a space for interracial contact: Exploring the importance of the workplace for social cohesion and reconciliation in South Africa

26th July 2018 The Reconciliation and Development Series is a multidisciplinary publication focused on the themes of peacebuilding and development. Peacebuilding... 

“You Don’t Want Second Best”

“You Don’t Want Second Best”

25th July 2018 A substantial body of research indicates that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations across the United States encounter... 

Disability inclusion and disaster risk reduction: overcoming barriers to progress

Disability inclusion and disaster risk reduction: overcoming barriers to progress

24th July 2018 Disasters have a disproportionate impact on people with disabilities, who are at higher risk of death, injury and loss of property. Although the... 

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Statements

SA: Justice and Correctional Services Committee welcomes swift appointment of acting NPA head

SA: Justice and Correctional Services Committee welcomes swift appointment of acting NPA head

15th August 2018 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services Chairperson, Dr Mathole Motshekga, is pleased with the announcement... 

SA: National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete hosts a delegation of SADC Speakers meeting

SA: National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete hosts a delegation of SADC Speakers meeting

15th August 2018 The Speaker of the National Assembly Ms. Baleka Mbete is hosting a high-powered delegation of Speakers from Southern African Development Community... 

DWS: DWS is committed to the implementation of the agreement with NEHAWU

DWS: DWS is committed to the implementation of the agreement with NEHAWU

15th August 2018 The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) remains committed to implementing the agreement it signed with NEHAWU in March 2018 on various labour... 

Saftu: Saftu says free Lula now

Saftu: Saftu says free Lula now

15th August 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions joins the worldwide campaign for the immediate release of jailed former president of Brazil, Lula da... 

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Press Offices

WHEN THE LAW SAYS – CONFESS!

WHEN THE LAW SAYS – CONFESS!

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st August 2018 THE IMPORTANCE OF A DATA BREACH PLAN The South African society has read about, and some members unfortunately experienced, significant data... 

Security companies to take heed of recent billion dollar damages award to rape victim

Security companies to take heed of recent billion dollar damages award to rape victim

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st August 2018 In a recent judgment handed down in the state of Georgia, USA, the jury awarded USD 1 billion in damages to a woman who had been raped at the age... 

Important considerations of protection in Africa

Important considerations of protection in Africa

1st August 2018 Africa is one of the fastest growing economic regions in the world with countries with natural resources such as mining, oil and gas, and... 

Is it the end for labour brokers as we know them?Understanding the implications of a recent Constitutional Court matter

Is it the end for labour brokers as we know them?Understanding the implications of a recent Constitutional Court matter

31st July 2018 Temporary employment services, or labour brokers as we shall refer to them, have been the target of organised labour for many years, on account of... 

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