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Embattled Silas Ramaite, Hansie Cronje prosecutor on full list for NPA top job 

By: News24Wire      9th November 2018 The Presidency has confirmed the names of the 12 people, including the lead advocate on the King Commission of Inquiry into the Hansie Cronje... 

Embattled Silas Ramaite, Hansie Cronje prosecutor on full list for NPA top job
I never told municipalities to support VBS – Supra Mahumapelo

I never told municipalities to support VBS – Supra Mahumapelo 

By: News24Wire      9th November 2018 Former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo has rubbished claims that he "vigorously encouraged" municipalities in his province to invest... 

Numsa demands bailout for Denel

Numsa demands bailout for Denel

By: Reuters     9th November 2018 South Africa's government must urgently inject at least R7-billion into struggling State-owned defence group Denel, the National Union of... 

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 Is the African Standby Force any closer to being deployed?

Is the African Standby Force any closer to being deployed?  

2nd November 2018 The African Union (AU)-directed African Standby Force (ASF) has not been deployed since its establishment in 2003. This is despite the AU’s... 

Industry at a crossroads

Industry at a crossroads

2nd November 2018 South Africa’s electricity sector, from generation to distribution, is at a crossroads. The traditional business model is being disrupted and not... 

South African voters are moving beyond party loyalty: they want delivery

South African voters are moving beyond party loyalty: they want delivery

1st November 2018 The attention of South Africans has recently been firmly fixed on issues of good governance – or more specifically on its failures. This is due... 

South African universities shouldn't be playing the global rankings game

South African universities shouldn't be playing the global rankings game 

1st November 2018 Once again, Times Higher Education’s annual global university rankings have drawn a lot of attention from the media and in the higher education... 

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An Unfair Start: Inequality in Children’s Education in Rich Countries

An Unfair Start: Inequality in Children’s Education in Rich Countries

31st October 2018 This report focuses on educational inequalities in 41 of the world’s richest countries, all of which are members of the Organisation for Economic... 

The Potential Of Agriculture And Land Reform To Generate Jobs

The Potential Of Agriculture And Land Reform To Generate Jobs

30th October 2018 Extremely high levels of unemployment contribute to poverty and inequality, and are one of South Africa’s most intractable problems. Can the... 

Living Planet Report 2018

Living Planet Report 2018

30th October 2018 The Living Planet Report documents the state of the planet—including biodiversity, ecosystems, and demand on natural resources—and what it means... 

“Let Posterity Judge” – Violence and Discrimination against LGBT people in Malawi

“Let Posterity Judge” – Violence and Discrimination against LGBT people in Malawi

30th October 2018 In Malawi, a nation that criminalizes same-sex conduct, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people face routine violence and... 

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Statements

SACP Gauteng: SACP Gauteng 2019 Election Blitz Received Well In Soweto

SACP Gauteng: SACP Gauteng 2019 Election Blitz Received Well In Soweto

12th November 2018 The 2019 Voter Readiness Campaign by the South African Communist Party (SACP) and the Congress of South African Trade Union (COSATU) in Gauteng was... 

ANC Stalwarts & Veterans: Statement by the Stalwarts and Veterans of the African National Congress

ANC Stalwarts & Veterans: Statement by the Stalwarts and Veterans of the African National Congress

12th November 2018 This press release is produced by the ANC stalwarts and veterans (the stalwarts), who are signatories to the document, “For the Sake of our... 

DA: Corruption deprives youth of opportunities

DA: Corruption deprives youth of opportunities

12th November 2018 The Democratic Alliance in the Northern Cape adds its voice to growing calls for a criminal investigation into alleged corruption and... 

GCIS: Government Calls On Citizens To Heed The Call Of Thuma Mina

GCIS: Government Calls On Citizens To Heed The Call Of Thuma Mina

12th November 2018 Government will embark on the 9th National Imbizo Fortnight of Activism which will be held from 12-25 November 2018, under the theme “Together we... 

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Press Offices

Protect your marks in Africa through the ARIPO System

Protect your marks in Africa through the ARIPO System

31st October 2018 Trade marks are only protected in countries that they are registered in. Where you intend to use a trade mark in more than one country, the... 

University Life and Intellectual Property

University Life and Intellectual Property

30th October 2018 If you are currently studying or planning your studies at a university in South Africa, it is important that you understand your rights as an... 

The benefit of intellectual property rights in agriculture

The benefit of intellectual property rights in agriculture

30th October 2018 It is estimated that the world population will be close to 9 billion in the year 2050. That is an increase of 40% in the global population which... 

Colour Me Protected?

Colour Me Protected?

30th October 2018 The ability to protect colour has always been an intellectual property topic of conversation with colour trade marks differing from the colour of a... 

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