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Ramaphosa says SA in grip of violent war on women

By: African News Agency      10th August 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday called for an end to what he termed a violent war on women in South Africa and said a summit would be held at... 

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Zimbabwe opposition's Tendai Biti charged after asylum bid fails

Zimbabwe opposition's Tendai Biti charged after asylum bid fails

By: News24Wire      10th August 2018 Zimbabwe 's former finance minister and leading opposition figure Tendai Biti has been charged with inciting public violence and declaring... 

Juba residents jubilant over new peace deal

Juba residents jubilant over new peace deal

By: News24Wire      8th August 2018 Thousands of residents of South Sudan's capital Juba have been celebrating a peace deal struck between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek... 

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Nelson Mandela 100

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

“Expropriation without compensation” Where is the plan for addressing land reform?

“Expropriation without compensation” Where is the plan for addressing land reform?

6th August 2018 Democratic and ethical leadership depends, in the first place, on trust. People need to believe and trust what a leader or organisation says... 

 Zimbabwe’s historic elections: a case of leopards not changing their spots

Zimbabwe’s historic elections: a case of leopards not changing their spots

3rd August 2018 Zimbabwe’s general elections on July 30 were being labelled as “historic”. For the first time since independence in 1980, the ballot paper featured... 

 Bongani Mayosi: South Africa’s giant of cardiology and a powerful mentor

Bongani Mayosi: South Africa’s giant of cardiology and a powerful mentor 

3rd August 2018 South Africa’s medical fraternity is mourning the death of renowned academic and cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi. Mayosi, who was the Dean of... 

 Heroin hits South Africa along the ‘highway to impunity’

Heroin hits South Africa along the ‘highway to impunity’

3rd August 2018 The volume of heroin being trafficked through Southern and East Africa’s coastal countries has risen dramatically in recent years. This Southern... 

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Recommendations

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... 

Why land ‘expropriation without compensation’ is a bad idea

Why land ‘expropriation without compensation’ is a bad idea

23rd July 2018 On 27 February 2018, the National Assembly made a landmark decision to review Section 25 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa in... 

CPLO Briefing Paper – Lawfare

CPLO Briefing Paper – Lawfare

23rd July 2018 Are South African political actors too quick to ask the country’s judges to referee their disputes? Ordinarily, in a stable and orderly democracy,... 

Adolescents with disabilities: enhancing resilience and delivering inclusive development

Adolescents with disabilities: enhancing resilience and delivering inclusive development

23rd July 2018 Over the past decade there has been growing recognition that adolescence is an ‘age of opportunity’ in terms of helping children launch into... 

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Statements

Saftu: Saftu North West on the current state of political development in the Province

Saftu: Saftu North West on the current state of political development in the Province

13th August 2018 Saftu in the Province is hereby shocked to learn of the number of cases in which an attempt is continually made by some within the ANC in the... 

DA: Planned R59 billion bailout to SOEs will worsen debt levels and impact ratings

DA: Planned R59 billion bailout to SOEs will worsen debt levels and impact ratings

13th August 2018 Reports of a proposed bailout for parastatals by cabinet, especially the South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL), will worsen the country’s... 

SA: Parliament welcomes ConCourt ruling as strengthening constitutional democracy

SA: Parliament welcomes ConCourt ruling as strengthening constitutional democracy

13th August 2018 The Parliament of the Republic of South Africa welcomes the order of the Constitutional Court today on a matter that involves the National... 

SA: Nxasana's departure a loss to public service

SA: Nxasana's departure a loss to public service

12th August 2018 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Ms Connie September, says the resignation of Mr Sizwe Nxasana from the... 

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Press Offices

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... 

Using technology to ensure accurate property assessments

Using technology to ensure accurate property assessments

31st July 2018 The City of Cape Town Valuation office is currently preparing the 2018 General Valuation Roll (GV2018) which will be published in February 2019.... 

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