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Eskom wage talks resume on Tuesday

By: African News Agency      19th June 2018 Wage negotiations between the South African power utility Eskom and three key trade unions will resume on Tuesday after all parties agreed to go... 

Eskom wage talks resume on Tuesday
ANC NEC meets as more members threaten to take the party to court

ANC NEC meets as more members threaten to take the party to court

By: News24Wire      18th June 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee (NEC) is in a last-ditch effort to try and avoid more legal battles as disgruntled... 

 ANC wishes former president Mbeki happy birthday

ANC wishes former president Mbeki happy birthday

By: African News Agency      18th June 2018 South Africa's ruling party on Monday wished former party and State president Thabo Mbeki a happy birthday. "The ANC [African National Congress]... 

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 Zimbabwe’s pre-election propaganda war

Zimbabwe’s pre-election propaganda war

12th June 2018 Opaque governance and the secrecy of Zimbabwe’s main political parties have always made it tough to work out what is happening in the country. The... 

Africa takes steps to earn its stripes in using evidence to inform policy

Africa takes steps to earn its stripes in using evidence to inform policy

12th June 2018 Rigorous, reliable evidence should be used when making decisions for any society. That’s because the use of evidence helps decision makers to... 

There's a new way of measuring poverty in South Africa: Here's how it works

There's a new way of measuring poverty in South Africa: Here's how it works

12th June 2018 There’s more to understanding a country’s poverty levels than merely calculating how much or how little individuals earn. That’s why a method... 

 Can South Africa make a difference on a fractured Security Council?

Can South Africa make a difference on a fractured Security Council?

11th June 2018 South Africa was once ‘a giant in the world and our reputation was well known, because of what we represented’, says the country’s International... 

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World Investment Report 2018

World Investment Report 2018

7th June 2018 Global flows of foreign direct investment fell by 23 per cent in 2017. Cross-border investment in developed and transition economies dropped... 

 Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the Least Developed Countries

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the Least Developed Countries

7th June 2018 The goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will guide development policy action over the coming years, in the pursuit of... 

Grand Bargain annual independent report 2018

Grand Bargain annual independent report 2018

6th June 2018 In May 2016, 18 donor countries and 16 aid organisations signed a ‘Grand Bargain’ outlining 51 mutual commitments across ten thematic workstreams –... 

 Managing Investment Risk for the Long Term: Insights on practitioner progress beyond short-term financial considerations

Managing Investment Risk for the Long Term: Insights on practitioner progress beyond short-term financial considerations

6th June 2018 Driven by a new wave of disruptive growth from innovation, automation, and technology-centred processes, financial markets are undergoing a period... 

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Statements

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day

20th June 2018 There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day as a result of power station units being returned to the power system. However... 

DA: Jack Bloom says R174 000 lawyer's bill to cut Esidimeni contract

DA: Jack Bloom says R174 000 lawyer's bill to cut Esidimeni contract

20th June 2018 The Gauteng Health Department paid R174 000 to the law firm that gave legal advice to terminate the Life Esidimeni contract for 2000 mental health... 

SA: Cogta to work with Moral Regeneration Movement to promote ethical leadership

SA: Cogta to work with Moral Regeneration Movement to promote ethical leadership

20th June 2018 The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Zweli Mkhize has met with the leader of Moral Regeneration Movement... 

SA: Minister Nomvula Mokonyane reviews decision of litigate on SABC Executive appointments judgement

SA: Minister Nomvula Mokonyane reviews decision of litigate on SABC Executive appointments judgement

20th June 2018 The Minister of Communications, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane, has noted the judgement of Matojane J in the matter of SOS Support Public Broadcasting... 

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Trends Transforming Governance

Trends Transforming Governance

11th June 2018 Holistic compliance protocols require a revolutionary approach to governance, risk and compliance (GRC). For GRC to be truly effective, businesses... 

Mindset shift needed in SA to unleash the true potential of arbitration

Mindset shift needed in SA to unleash the true potential of arbitration

11th June 2018 Speed, cost-efficiency and the ability to tailor the process to fit the parameters of the dispute are among the most often-cited reasons why... 

Climate Change: soon to be a matter of law

Climate Change: soon to be a matter of law

11th June 2018 On Tuesday this week, the world celebrated World Environment Day but commiserated the fact that the Earth Overshoot Day this year is 1 August.... 

Africa has potential to revolutionise the energy sector through smart power innovation

Africa has potential to revolutionise the energy sector through smart power innovation

8th June 2018 Within developing economies, including Africa, there are growing opportunities to implement new technologies and localised energy generation... 

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