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Eskom says power system will take up to 10 days to recover from strike impact

By: News24Wire      18th June 2018 State electricity company Eskom said late on Sunday its power system remained constrained and would take up to ten days to recover from the effects... 

 Eskom says power system will take up to 10 days to recover from strike impact
 Chaos as ANC's Moses Mabhida conference fails

Chaos as ANC's Moses Mabhida conference fails

By: African News Agency      18th June 2018 African National Congress (ANC) delegates for the Moses Mabhida region have spoken of frustration and disappointment at being unable to hold the... 

Case against Sars 'rogue unit' officials continues

Case against Sars 'rogue unit' officials continues

By: News24Wire      18th June 2018 Three former South African Revenue Service (Sars) executives are expected to appear at the Pretoria Regional Court on Monday on charges of... 

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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

NEHAWU: NEHAWU condemns attack on the NHI by private healthcare providers

NEHAWU: NEHAWU condemns attack on the NHI by private healthcare providers

19th June 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] condemns the attacks by a pressure group of health practitioners and academics... 

DA: Jacqueline Theologo says North West Acting Premier's appointment unconstitutional

DA: Jacqueline Theologo says North West Acting Premier's appointment unconstitutional

18th June 2018 The Democratic Alliance in North West is disturbed by the fact that Acting Premier, Wendy Nelson is fully functioning in the role of premier... 

SACP: SACP supports the National Health Insurance, condemns health care profiteers

SACP: SACP supports the National Health Insurance, condemns health care profiteers

18th June 2018 The South African Communist Party has noted the pursuit of an orchestrated campaign against the introduction of the National Health Insurance... 

Denel: Denel Group Chief Financial Officer placed on special leave pending disciplinary process

Denel: Denel Group Chief Financial Officer placed on special leave pending disciplinary process

18th June 2018 The Denel Board of Directors has put the Group Chief Financial Officer (GCFO), Mr Odwa Mhlwana, on special leave pending a disciplinary process... 

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Press Offices

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... 

National Minimum Wage update

National Minimum Wage update

7th June 2018 The National Assembly has recently passed three bills namely the National Minimum Wage (NMW) Bill, the Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment... 

New Technology Equips Legal Field for the Future

New Technology Equips Legal Field for the Future

7th June 2018 Technology is transforming the information landscape and rapidly changing the workplace. The generally conservative legal industry has in no way... 

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