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Cope's Lekota to introduce bill to allow independents to run for Parliament

By: News24Wire      13th December 2018 Congress of the People (Cope) leader Mosiuoa Lekota has gazetted his intention to introduce a private member's bill that seeks to allow people not... 

Cope's Lekota to introduce bill to allow independents to run for Parliament
Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota
Solly Msimanga sues ANC Tshwane leaders for calling him 'poster boy of corruption'

Solly Msimanga sues ANC Tshwane leaders for calling him 'poster boy of corruption'

By: News24Wire      13th December 2018 Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has decided to take on his two main detractors, African National Congress (ANC) regional chairperson Kgosi Maepa and... 

 Load shedding not likely until January – Eskom

Load shedding not likely until January – Eskom

By: News24Wire      13th December 2018 There is low probability of load shedding up until January 13 due to the reduced demand for electricity over the festive break, Eskom said. The... 

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Farewell to Nelson Mandela 5th December 2013 - written on 5th December 2013.

Farewell to Nelson Mandela 5th December 2013 - written on 5th December 2013.

5th December 2018 Today, as our thoughts and tears and love flow to our beloved President Nelson Mandela, We, human-beings the world over, 

 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... 

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50 years of Review of Maritime Transport, 1968–2018

50 years of Review of Maritime Transport, 1968–2018

26th November 2018 Published for the first time in 1968, the UNCTAD annual Review of Maritime Transport (the Review) is the longest standing UNCTAD flagship report on... 

Identifying patterns in social norms contributing to violence against women and girls across Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Pacific

Identifying patterns in social norms contributing to violence against women and girls across Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Pacific

26th November 2018 Oxfam’s worldwide ‘Enough’ campaign to end violence against women and girls aims to challenge and change the harmful social norms that justify... 

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... 

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Statements

Eskom: Eskom will not implement loadshedding today

Eskom: Eskom will not implement loadshedding today

12th December 2018 Eskom has not implemented loadshedding for 3 consecutive days and with an increase in units returning to the grid and due to low demand,... 

GCIS: Department Commends Supreme Court of Appeal ruling in Mr Timothy Omotoso and co-accused case

GCIS: Department Commends Supreme Court of Appeal ruling in Mr Timothy Omotoso and co-accused case

12th December 2018 Department in the Presidency responsible for Women wishes to place on record its support for the decision taken by the Supreme Court of Appeal... 

NUMSA: NUMSA Prepares To Go On Strike At British Airways And Comair

NUMSA: NUMSA Prepares To Go On Strike At British Airways And Comair

12th December 2018 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) are preparing to go on strike at British Airways and Comair. Comair operates and manages... 

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... 

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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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