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Brics story largely untold in Africa, Brics Media Forum told

By: African News Agency      19th July 2018 The Brics story remained largely untold in Africa, delegates attending a Brics Media Forum in Cape Town were told on Thursday. Addressing delegated... 

 Brics story largely untold in Africa, Brics Media Forum told
Section 25, to amend or not - the people continue to speak

Section 25, to amend or not - the people continue to speak

By: News24Wire      19th July 2018 "If farmers' land is taken against their will, there will be hell. There will be a revolution," Valerie Byliefeldt of the National Conservative... 

SARB keeps repo rate unchanged, downgrades growth projection

SARB keeps repo rate unchanged, downgrades growth projection

By: News24Wire      19th July 2018 The South African Reserve Bank's (SARB's) monetary policy committee has left the repo rate unchanged at 6.5% in a unanimous decision.  The... 

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Obama to deliver Nelson Mandela lecture in Johannesburg

Obama to deliver Nelson Mandela lecture in Johannesburg

17th July 2018 Former US president Barack Obama is expected to deliver the annual Nelson Mandela lecture in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Around 9 000 people are... 

Statue of Nelson Mandela to be unveiled in Cape Town

Statue of Nelson Mandela to be unveiled in Cape Town

16th July 2018 A statue of former president Nelson Mandela will be unveiled in Cape Town  to coincide with centenary celebrations to honour South Africa's first... 

Unisa celebrates Mandela centenary

Unisa celebrates Mandela centenary

16th July 2018 The University of South Africa (Unisa) said on Monday it was keen and honoured to celebrate the life and times of one of the illustrious alumni of... 

 Ramaphosa urges S Africans to dedicate time, resources for less fortunate on Mandela Day

Ramaphosa urges S Africans to dedicate time, resources for less fortunate on Mandela Day

16th July 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans to dedicate their time, energy, and resources to improving the lives of the less fortunate in... 

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Opinions

Insights of rating agencies and thinking on the ground

Insights of rating agencies and thinking on the ground

16th July 2018 When Cyril Ramaphosa became state president, he inherited leadership in a state with a massive debt. Indebtedness hovers everywhere and seeps into... 

Rediscovering Mandela

Rediscovering Mandela

13th July 2018 The great leadership challenge of our times is to make the correct decisions, and implement them, in a world that is increasingly failing to... 

A big moment for Africa: why the MeerKAT -- and astronomy -- matter

A big moment for Africa: why the MeerKAT -- and astronomy -- matter

13th July 2018 Astronomy in Africa will take a giant leap forward with the unveiling of the 64-dish MeerKAT array in South Africa on July 13. The MeerKAT will be... 

ANC won't fix internal strife unless it addresses root causes of discontent

ANC won't fix internal strife unless it addresses root causes of discontent

13th July 2018 South Africa’s governing party, the African National Congress (ANC), is in crisis less than a year before a general election expected to be held in... 

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Recommendations

 Coming of age digitally – Learning, leadership, and legacy

Coming of age digitally – Learning, leadership, and legacy

9th July 2018 Based on a global survey of more than 4,300 managers, executives, and analysts and 17 interviews with executives and thought leaders, MIT Sloan... 

Torture and other Human Rights Abuses in Jail Ogaden, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia

Torture and other Human Rights Abuses in Jail Ogaden, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia

6th July 2018 In the heart of the eastern city of Jijiga, just five minutes from the University, lies one of the most notorious detention centers in Ethiopia.... 

Arbitrary Treatment of Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Paris

Arbitrary Treatment of Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Paris

6th July 2018 On a typical night, some 200 or more unaccompanied migrant children sleep on the streets of Paris. In large part, these children are homeless as a... 

The role and vulnerabilities of older people in drought in East Africa: progress, challenges and opportunities for a more inclusive humanitarian response

The role and vulnerabilities of older people in drought in East Africa: progress, challenges and opportunities for a more inclusive humanitarian response

5th July 2018 Whilst older people have special needs, they also have unique skills, experiences and roles within their families, communities and societies. These... 

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Statements

DA: DA calls for ANC Cash-Heist involvement to be fully probed by the Hawks

DA: DA calls for ANC Cash-Heist involvement to be fully probed by the Hawks

19th July 2018 Yesterday’s revelations that ANC Luthuli House staff have been planning and running Cash-in-Transit heists, demand immediate investigation of all... 

SADTU: SADTU Eastern Cape denounces the deaths of boys in initiation schools

SADTU: SADTU Eastern Cape denounces the deaths of boys in initiation schools

19th July 2018 SADTU mourns with all families whose sons died or lost their manhood and limbs in initiation schools. The callous deaths of these young men causes... 

SA: Nelson Mandela's legacy still reigns supreme

SA: Nelson Mandela's legacy still reigns supreme

19th July 2018 Legacy of the late struggle icon and former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela still resonates in each one of us as we continue to imprint... 

GCIS: Minister Cwele welcomes wage agreement reached by SAPO and unions

GCIS: Minister Cwele welcomes wage agreement reached by SAPO and unions

19th July 2018 The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Dr Siyabonga Cwele welcomes the agreement reached today by the SA Post Office (SAPO) and its... 

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Press Offices

No Need to Testify Twice: Employers Take Note

No Need to Testify Twice: Employers Take Note

4th July 2018 The Labour Court in South Africa (LC) was recently tasked with considering the weight that should be attached to the transcribed record of an... 

Potential amendments affecting foreign trusts holding shares in foreign companies

Potential amendments affecting foreign trusts holding shares in foreign companies

3rd July 2018 National Treasury has held a few workshops this year to engage with stakeholders on proposed amendments before the draft amendment bills are... 

Baker McKenzie launches 2018 Global Private Equity Insights: 'Only for the Brave: Discovering opportunities in an uncertain world'

Baker McKenzie launches 2018 Global Private Equity Insights: 'Only for the Brave: Discovering opportunities in an uncertain world'

3rd July 2018 Against a backdrop of enduring geopolitical uncertainty, global private equity is experiencing a resurgence. Having experienced a record year for... 

Latest Data Breach Shines Spotlight on Protection of Personal Information

Latest Data Breach Shines Spotlight on Protection of Personal Information

2nd July 2018 The recent cyber-attack and holding hostage of a South African insurance provider’s IT infrastructure has drawn attention to the dire need for... 

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