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Violence against Nigerians just criminal acts, not targeted attacks – Ramaphosa

By: News24Wire      12th July 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has dismissed suggestions that Nigerians living in South Africa are specifically being targeted for attacks. While in... 

Violence against Nigerians just criminal acts, not targeted attacks – Ramaphosa
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari
Nigeria's President Buhari says will soon sign up to African free-trade agreement

Nigeria's President Buhari says will soon sign up to African free-trade agreement

By: Reuters     12th July 2018 Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday the country will sign up soon to a $3-trillion African free-trade agreement. Nigeria is one... 

Coalition govts pass R100bn in pro-poor budgets

Coalition govts pass R100bn in pro-poor budgets

By: Sane Dhlamini     11th July 2018 Coalition governments in Johannesburg, Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay last month passed the 2018/19 metro budgets, totalling R100-billion, which... 

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Nelson Mandela 100

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. 

Graca Machel urges S Africans to live the ‘Madiba way’

Graca Machel urges S Africans to live the ‘Madiba way’

25th May 2018 Graca Machel has called on all South Africans to “live the Madiba way” and she thanked all those who served former Statesman Nelson Mandela.... 

A Poem – Nelson Mandela Centenary (1918 - 2018)

A Poem – Nelson Mandela Centenary (1918 - 2018)

15th May 2018 Nelson Rolihlahla 'Madiba' Mandela walked amongst us not long ago. A man of action forged in the crucible of resistance. 

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Opinions

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... 

 To achieve real change, Liberia should look closer to home

To achieve real change, Liberia should look closer to home

6th July 2018 Liberian President George Weah’s first few months at the helm saw much focus on his pro-poor development agenda, which was touted as the cure-all... 

Do 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour?

Do 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour?

6th July 2018 In a story about a cancer screening event, a reporter in ThisDay newspaper claimed that “at least 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour”. Health... 

Derisking Eskom

Derisking Eskom

6th July 2018 The term ‘too big to fail’ came to the fore during the so-called Great Recession, which arose after America’s sub-prime mortgage crisis triggered... 

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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

Outa: Outa hands tips for President to Economic Cluster

Outa: Outa hands tips for President to Economic Cluster

13th July 2018 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) today is submitting a dossier packed with practical suggestions to help the Ministers in the Economic... 

DA: ANC-led Gauteng government fails to support farming cooperatives

DA: ANC-led Gauteng government fails to support farming cooperatives

13th July 2018 The ANC-led Gauteng administration is not doing enough to support small scale farming co-operatives despite having mechanisms meant to provide... 

AfriForum: Duduzane Zuma’s court appearance a victory for the Dube family and Gerrie Nel

AfriForum: Duduzane Zuma’s court appearance a victory for the Dube family and Gerrie Nel

12th July 2018 The civil rights watchdog AfriForum says that Duduzane Zuma’s appearance in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court today on charges of manslaughter is not... 

GCIS: The second day of the Abortion conference reveals why some women opt for alternative measures

GCIS: The second day of the Abortion conference reveals why some women opt for alternative measures

12th July 2018 The second day of the Abortion and Reproductive Justice Conference (ARJC): The Unfinished Revolution III, is currently underway at the Rhodes... 

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Press Offices

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... 

When it is necessary to hire a patent attorney

When it is necessary to hire a patent attorney

29th June 2018 The cost of obtaining a patent may seem exorbitant for the individual entrepreneur or start-up, but the protection of intellectual property may be... 

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