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Eskom has coal shortages at ten power plants – spokesperson

By: Reuters     17th September 2018 South African power utility Eskom said on Monday that it had fewer than 20 days of coal supplies at 10 of its 15 coal-fired power stations, posing... 

Eskom has coal shortages at ten power plants – spokesperson
Government's economic stimulus package to be made public soon – Presidency

Government's economic stimulus package to be made public soon – Presidency

By: African News Agency      17th September 2018 The economic stimulus package adopted by cabinet will reprioritise government spending within the existing fiscal framework towards activities that... 

 Banks to deliver evidence in the closure of Gupta related bank accounts

Banks to deliver evidence in the closure of Gupta related bank accounts

By: News24Wire      17th September 2018 The judicial commission of inquiry into State capture is on Monday expected to hear evidence from representatives of banks that were involved in... 

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Peace prospects are much higher in the Horn of Africa. But obstacles remain

Peace prospects are much higher in the Horn of Africa. But obstacles remain

12th September 2018 It’s just five months since Abiy Ahmed took over as Ethiopian Prime Minister yet the pace of change in the Horn of Africa has been simply... 

Jacob Zuma + Cyril Ramaphosa = Recession (how did KZN survive in 2009?)

Jacob Zuma + Cyril Ramaphosa = Recession (how did KZN survive in 2009?)

11th September 2018 There have been mixed reactions to the visit of African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa to KwaZulu-Natal this past weekend. His... 

The President’s crystal ball: Let’s hope he’s not right

The President’s crystal ball: Let’s hope he’s not right

11th September 2018 Many predictions of the future have turned out to be wrong. In 1955, for example, Alex Lewyt, the president of a company that made vacuum cleaners,... 

 AU limits its role in Western Sahara crisis

AU limits its role in Western Sahara crisis

11th September 2018 The African Union (AU) will be limiting its peace efforts in the Western Sahara in order to support the United Nations’ (UN) process in the region.... 

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 Annual Report 2017-2018

Annual Report 2017-2018

5th September 2018 The year was marked by strong achievement, even by the standards of an organisation in which exceptional performance is the rule. Working to... 

Briefing Note on the Health Market Inquiry – August 2018

Briefing Note on the Health Market Inquiry – August 2018

4th September 2018 Understanding the Health Market Inquiry's provisional report on the Private Healthcare Sector. SECTION27 Executive Director has taken the 480 page... 

The Need for a Regional Response to an Unprecedented Migration Crisis

The Need for a Regional Response to an Unprecedented Migration Crisis

4th September 2018 The current exodus of Venezuelans has generated the largest migration crisis of its kind in recent Latin American history. More than 2.3 million... 

Life in South Africa: Reasons for Hope

Life in South Africa: Reasons for Hope

3rd September 2018 Our latest report, ‘Life in South Africa: Reasons for Hope’, reminds South Africans of the significant progress the country has made under... 

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Solidarity: High Court finds Nedlac decision to be wrong

Solidarity: High Court finds Nedlac decision to be wrong

14th September 2018 The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg today granted Solidarity’s application in terms of section 77 of the Labour Relations Act, ruling that... 

US Embassy: 250 Mandela Washington Fellows continue to do great things – who wants to be next?

US Embassy: 250 Mandela Washington Fellows continue to do great things – who wants to be next?

14th September 2018 Applications are now open for the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.  Through this fellowship, the U.S. Embassy in South... 

DEA: Department of Environmental Affairs welcomes recent successes in combating wildlife crime

DEA: Department of Environmental Affairs welcomes recent successes in combating wildlife crime

14th September 2018 The Department of Environmental Affairs has congratulated the officials involved in the arrest of three men for the illegal possession and sale of... 

PAC: The death of the teacher vindicates PAC that the country is at war

PAC: The death of the teacher vindicates PAC that the country is at war

14th September 2018 Its hardly a five days after the official release/publication of crime statistics by Department of Police under the poor leadership of Bheki Cele.... 

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Press Offices

Waging the War on Minimum Wage in South Africa

Waging the War on Minimum Wage in South Africa

31st August 2018 South Africa's labour market, currently fraught with high rates of poverty, inequality and unemployment, will soon see an overhaul as far as... 

Mining: Finding solutions to the unintended consequences of poor policy

Mining: Finding solutions to the unintended consequences of poor policy

30th August 2018 Government, under the leadership of President Cyril Ramaphosa, is seeking to stimulate growth and encourage greater investment in South Africa.... 

Incorrect to assume that SA labour laws are one-sided towards employee

Incorrect to assume that SA labour laws are one-sided towards employee

30th August 2018 South African labour laws are renowned as being progressive and protective of employees' rights. And labour dispute resolution procedures are... 

What you should know about copyright as an author or creator

What you should know about copyright as an author or creator

29th August 2018 The Copyright Act does not require registration in order to acquire copyright in respect of a particular work. Instead copyright subsists... 

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