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More than 1.8m social grants beneficiaries migrated to new Sassa card

By: News24Wire      12th July 2018 More than 1.8-million social grants beneficiaries have been migrated to the new gold South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) card, the... 

More than 1.8m social grants beneficiaries migrated to new Sassa card
Ramaphosa embarks on Eskom overhaul

Ramaphosa embarks on Eskom overhaul

By: Reuters     12th July 2018 A month after Cyril Ramaphosa took the helm of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) in December, he called an urgent meeting with... 

Western Cape edges closer to an end to the drought as dam levels continue to rise

Western Cape edges closer to an end to the drought as dam levels continue to rise

By: News24Wire      12th July 2018 Good news for the drought-stricken Western Cape came in the form of a dramatic increase in the province's dam levels. According to the Department... 

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Nelson Mandela 100

Madiba made people feel special – Sello Hatang

Madiba made people feel special – Sello Hatang

4th June 2018 Nelson Mandela Foundation chief executive officer Sello Hatang has opened up about former Statesman Nelson Mandela and said that Mandela had had a... 

I Remember Nelson Mandela – Sahm Venter & Vimla Naidoo

I Remember Nelson Mandela – Sahm Venter & Vimla Naidoo

1st June 2018 I Remember Nelson Mandela is the dream-child of Mrs Graça Machel who, some months after Nelson Mandela's passing on 5 December 2013, met with... 

Mandela always reached out to the poor – Achmat Dangor

Mandela always reached out to the poor – Achmat Dangor

30th May 2018 Former Nelson Mandela Foundation CEO and South African writer Achmat Dangor told Polity that former statesman Nelson Mandela always felt that he... 

How do we understand Nelson Mandela@100?

How do we understand Nelson Mandela@100?

30th May 2018 Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity about how we understand Nelson Mandela at 100. Click here to read the column. 

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Opinions

How to judge the success of the BRICS summit? Three questions will do the trick

How to judge the success of the BRICS summit? Three questions will do the trick

9th July 2018 The 10th BRICS summit to be hosted by South Africa is going to be closely watched. It comes at a time when extraordinary global political and... 

Eskom and the viral infographic: do the numbers add up?

Eskom and the viral infographic: do the numbers add up?

9th July 2018 Worker protests over pay at South Africa’s power utility have led to lights being turned off across the country. The utility, Eskom, announced... 

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

9th July 2018 This series has repeatedly referred to the problem of celebrating Nelson Mandela without articulating the qualities that attached to him, that... 

Why South Africa's new political party funding bill is good news for democracy

Why South Africa's new political party funding bill is good news for democracy

6th July 2018 Who funds South Africa’s political parties? The answer has always been shrouded in secrecy – both before and post 1994 when the country became a... 

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Recommendations

 Drought, Displacement and Livelihoods in Somalia/Somaliland: Time for gender-sensitive and protection-focused approaches

Drought, Displacement and Livelihoods in Somalia/Somaliland: Time for gender-sensitive and protection-focused approaches

28th June 2018 Thousands of Somali families were displaced to urban centres by the 2017 drought. Research by a group of NGOs indicates that they do not intend to... 

 Reshaping Urban Mobility with Autonomous Vehicles Lessons from the City of Boston

Reshaping Urban Mobility with Autonomous Vehicles Lessons from the City of Boston

28th June 2018 Autonomous vehicles will radically transform how people and goods are transported around cities. What steps do government leaders need to take to... 

A guide to multilateral development banks

A guide to multilateral development banks

28th June 2018 The mandates and operations of multilateral development banks (MDBs) have evolved and expanded in recent decades. Many were created in the 1960s,... 

 The Global Financial and Monetary System in 2030

The Global Financial and Monetary System in 2030

27th June 2018 The Global Future Council on Financial and Monetary Systems published this report singling out three key aspects of the risks and challenges... 

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Statements

DA: Two-day sitting of the party’s Federal Council

DA: Two-day sitting of the party’s Federal Council

15th July 2018 The Federal Council of the Democratic Alliance met over the last two days to discuss matters of importance to the party and our national programme... 

FEDUSA: FEDUSA calls on PIC to have two directors declared delinquent

FEDUSA: FEDUSA calls on PIC to have two directors declared delinquent

15th July 2018 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has acknowledged the resignation of the Executive Head for Legal Counsel, Governance and... 

SA: Parliament this week

SA: Parliament this week

15th July 2018 On Wednesday, 18 July, South Africans and the world will again celebrate the birthday of South Africa’s first democratically elected President,... 

SA: Labour completes Grayston Drive bridge collapse inquiry

SA: Labour completes Grayston Drive bridge collapse inquiry

13th July 2018 The Grayston Drive Pedestrian and cyclist structural bridge collapse inquiry set-up by the Department of Labour completed its work of gathering... 

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Press Offices

Youth unemployment a worrying reality

Youth unemployment a worrying reality

2nd July 2018 Unemployment among young South Africans stands at 65 percent, according to the 2018 Institute for Management Development (IMD) World... 

Bowmans On A Winning Streak

Bowmans On A Winning Streak

29th June 2018 Leading Pan-African law firm, Bowmans has enjoyed a hat trick of award wins over the past few days, having been recognised for excellence at three... 

High Aspirations for Universal Healthcare in South Africa

High Aspirations for Universal Healthcare in South Africa

29th June 2018 On 21 June 2018, the Minister of Health published the draft National Health Insurance Bill, 2018 (NHI Bill) for public comment. The NHI Bill aims... 

Turning Data into Actionable Insight

Turning Data into Actionable Insight

29th June 2018 Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) programmes are no longer a ‘tick-the-box’ exercise for organisations. Information technology advancements are... 

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Suttner's View: What is the place that Traditional Leaders should occupy in S Africa today?

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