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Treasury must prioritise financial management report – Parly public accounts committee

By: African News Agency      6th December 2018 The South African parliament's committee on public accounts has asked the National Treasury to prioritise the implementation of a forensic report... 

Treasury must prioritise financial management report – Parly public accounts committee
 ANC retains seat in Western Cape by-election

ANC retains seat in Western Cape by-election

By: African News Agency      6th December 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) retained its seat during a by-election at Witzenberg Municipality, Western Cape, the Independent Electoral... 

 Eskom confirms another full day of load shedding

Eskom confirms another full day of load shedding

By: News24Wire      6th December 2018 It looks increasingly likely that load shedding will continue all week, after Eskom on Thursday said its maintenance crews were still struggling to... 

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Ode to Gaza – A poem

Ode to Gaza – A poem

3rd December 2018 We seal our mouths, lips sewn shut, the complicity hushed, furiously wagging silent tongues shushed, 

What is at stake in demanding formal educational qualifications in democratic politics?

What is at stake in demanding formal educational qualifications in democratic politics?

3rd December 2018 Factional battles as well as tensions over white control in the DA appear to have led to a focus on the DA Chief Whip in the National Assembly,... 

Why under valuing families is a problem for South Africa's economy

Why under valuing families is a problem for South Africa's economy

3rd December 2018 A country’s wealth goes hand in hand with its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is the market value of goods and services over a defined period... 

 Can East Africa sustain its promising anti-corruption efforts?

Can East Africa sustain its promising anti-corruption efforts?

3rd December 2018 The arrest and prosecution of Kenya’s second highest judge is the latest in a crackdown on high profile cases in the country’s tough... 

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 Rabat and Salé – Bridging the Gap

Rabat and Salé – Bridging the Gap

20th November 2018 The twin cities of Rabat and Salé on Morocco’s west coast embody prominence in Morocco’s past and present, Rabat as capital and Salé as the third... 

Explorations of inequality: Childhood immunization

Explorations of inequality: Childhood immunization

20th November 2018 This report takes a detailed look at the current status of childhood immunization in 10 priority countries: Afghanistan, Chad, Democratic Republic... 

Towards Safe And Decent School Sanitation In Limpopo: The Most Fundamental Of Dignities

Towards Safe And Decent School Sanitation In Limpopo: The Most Fundamental Of Dignities

19th November 2018 SECTION27 is a public-interest law centre that uses and develops the law to promote and advance human rights, including the right to basic... 

A living income for small-scale farmers – Tackling unequal risks and market power

A living income for small-scale farmers – Tackling unequal risks and market power

16th November 2018 The ability of small-scale farmers to earn a living income is critical to ensure their viability and economic success. This paper argues that... 

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Statements

SA: National Assembly Passes The Civil Union Amendment Bill

SA: National Assembly Passes The Civil Union Amendment Bill

7th December 2018 The National Assembly at its last plenary sitting for the year, approved the Civil Union Amendment Bill.   The Bill aims to repeal Section 6 of the... 

KZN: MEC Zikalala Launches Spend Wisley Campaign Ahead Of The Festive Season, Inspires Business Confidence In Isithebe Industrial Park

KZN: MEC Zikalala Launches Spend Wisley Campaign Ahead Of The Festive Season, Inspires Business Confidence In Isithebe Industrial Park

6th December 2018 KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (Edtea), Mr Sihle Zikalala has, today in Mandeni, officially launched... 

Gauteng: Premier Makhura pledges support to a first of its kind youth hub in Tembisa

Gauteng: Premier Makhura pledges support to a first of its kind youth hub in Tembisa

6th December 2018 The Premier was speaking on Thursday during his visit to the thriving Yes4Youth Hub in Tembisa, Ekurhuleni. The visit forms part of the provincial... 

HSRC: Safety of women and children must include the LGBTIQ community

HSRC: Safety of women and children must include the LGBTIQ community

6th December 2018 Coming during the annual commemoration of the 16 Days of Non Violence Against Women and Children campaign, the Human Sciences Research Council... 

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Compelling Case for Patenting in South Africa

Compelling Case for Patenting in South Africa

29th November 2018 South Africa is widely recognised as the gateway to the rest of Africa, a continent which contains 30% of the world’s mineral reserves, and... 

Revised Carbon Tax Bill introduced to Parliament

Revised Carbon Tax Bill introduced to Parliament

28th November 2018 Last week the Minister of Finance introduced the revised Carbon Tax Bill (Bill) to Parliament. The Bill takes into account feedback received during... 

The Impact of 4IR Technology Advancement on the Engineering Sector

The Impact of 4IR Technology Advancement on the Engineering Sector

28th November 2018 We are living in a connected society - with technology changing the world around us - making it smarter, more autonomous and increasingly... 

The Importance of Healthy Partnerships in the Medical Industry

The Importance of Healthy Partnerships in the Medical Industry

28th November 2018 The state of the healthcare industry is currently a hot topic in South Africa. In light of the National Health Insurance (NHI) financing system,... 

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