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Ramaphosa welcomes high court order against axed Sars boss

By: African News Agency      11th December 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa in a statement welcomed a ruling by the high court in Pretoria dismissing axed South African Revenue Service (Sars) boss... 

Ramaphosa welcomes high court order against axed Sars boss
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Looted VBS cash paid for top ANC man’s R9.5m home

Looted VBS cash paid for top ANC man’s R9.5m home 

By: News24Wire      11th December 2018 New evidence before the high court shows how African National Congress (ANC) Limpopo treasurer general Danny Msiza personally benefited from the... 

Mashaba confirms that Joburg has clawed back controversial R290m loan from Denel

Mashaba confirms that Joburg has clawed back controversial R290m loan from Denel

By: African News Agency      11th December 2018 City of Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba said on Tuesday that he had received notice that the R290-million unsecured loan owed to the City by... 

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 To stop violence, we must raise our children differently

To stop violence, we must raise our children differently

5th December 2018 Biology shapes violence. In a significant review of the literature, Robert Sapolsky shows that human actions are shaped by environmental stimuli... 

 Gabon’s Constitutional Court again protects the ruling party

Gabon’s Constitutional Court again protects the ruling party

5th December 2018 On 14 November, Gabon’s Constitutional Court president Marie-Madeleine Mborantsuo announced a constitutional amendment addressing instances when... 

Do 49% of men and 34.1% of women in South Africa smoke?

Do 49% of men and 34.1% of women in South Africa smoke?

5th December 2018 Does South Africa have a huge number of smokers? A tweet by the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World says so: “49% of men and 34.1% of women in South... 

Collaboration for Economic Growth

Collaboration for Economic Growth

4th December 2018 On 29th November 2018, the African Youth Development (AYD) Summit opened at the Pan African Parliament in Midrand, South Africa under the theme:... 

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Thinking and working with political settlements: the case of Tanzania

Thinking and working with political settlements: the case of Tanzania

23rd November 2018 All countries not in the throes of widespread civil war or conflict have a political settlement – that is, an explicit or implicit agreement among... 

Planning and prospects for renewable power: West Africa

Planning and prospects for renewable power: West Africa

21st November 2018 Low-cost renewable energy, especially from solar photovoltaic (PV) installations, has become an increasingly important part of West Africa’s... 

The Least Developed Countries Report 2018

The Least Developed Countries Report 2018

21st November 2018 Nowhere else in the world is radical economic transformation more urgent than in the least developed countries, which have the challenge of... 

 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... 

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Statements

DIRCO: South Africa welcomes the signing of the Pre-Negotiation Agreement for the Resumption of the Peace Process in Darfur

DIRCO: South Africa welcomes the signing of the Pre-Negotiation Agreement for the Resumption of the Peace Process in Darfur

12th December 2018 The South African government welcomes the signing of the Pre-Negotiation Agreement for the Resumption of the Peace Process in Darfur on 6 December... 

DIRCO: DIRCO and members of the diplomatic corps honour Madiba

DIRCO: DIRCO and members of the diplomatic corps honour Madiba

12th December 2018 The lives of the senior citizens of Ekuphumleni Old Age Home in Zwide, Port Elizabeth, will never be the same. This, after the Department of... 

GCIS: Pan African Women's Organisation To Celebrate The Maputo Protocol's 15 Year Anniversary Since It's Adoption

GCIS: Pan African Women's Organisation To Celebrate The Maputo Protocol's 15 Year Anniversary Since It's Adoption

12th December 2018 The Maputo Protocol is a testimony that the founding fathers and mothers of the OAU/AU and the Pan African Women’s Organization (PAWO) did not... 

CCOCI: Breaking the Eskom monopoly

CCOCI: Breaking the Eskom monopoly

12th December 2018 THE ongoing threat of load shedding means that breaking the Eskom monopoly and allowing the Cape Town City Council to buy electricity from... 

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Press Offices

Medical technology: Setting the pace in innovation

Medical technology: Setting the pace in innovation

29th November 2018 In 1962, when Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, Telstar launched the first communications satellite, and General Electric introduced the world to the... 

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... 

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