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Brics story largely untold in Africa, Brics Media Forum told

By: African News Agency      19th July 2018 The Brics story remained largely untold in Africa, delegates attending a Brics Media Forum in Cape Town were told on Thursday. Addressing delegated... 

 Brics story largely untold in Africa, Brics Media Forum told
Section 25, to amend or not - the people continue to speak

Section 25, to amend or not - the people continue to speak

By: News24Wire      19th July 2018 "If farmers' land is taken against their will, there will be hell. There will be a revolution," Valerie Byliefeldt of the National Conservative... 

SARB keeps repo rate unchanged, downgrades growth projection

SARB keeps repo rate unchanged, downgrades growth projection

By: News24Wire      19th July 2018 The South African Reserve Bank's (SARB's) monetary policy committee has left the repo rate unchanged at 6.5% in a unanimous decision.  The... 

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SARB launches commemorative Mandela notes, R5 coin for circulation

SARB launches commemorative Mandela notes, R5 coin for circulation

13th July 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) on Friday hosted a commemorative occasion at Freedom Park, in Pretoria, to introduce a series of banknotes... 

Rediscovering Mandela

Rediscovering Mandela

13th July 2018 The great leadership challenge of our times is to make the correct decisions, and implement them, in a world that is increasingly failing to... 

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

11th July 2018 In part five of the Mandela series, Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Thabi Madiba about the lessons from Mandela’s leadership. Click... 

Interrogating the effectiveness and sustainability of CSI initiatives

Interrogating the effectiveness and sustainability of CSI initiatives

10th July 2018 For the past couple of years there has been an up-roar by young people on various social media platforms about the ‘missing of the plot’ of... 

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Opinions

 The potentially more sinister threat in Boko Haram’s split

The potentially more sinister threat in Boko Haram’s split

13th July 2018 Boko Haram’s split in 2016 saw the emergence of two distinct jihadist movements, with divergent operating methods, in the Lake Chad region. Boko... 

Young Nigerians have made their mark, but odds are still with the old in 2019

Young Nigerians have made their mark, but odds are still with the old in 2019

12th July 2018 The presidency of Muhammadu Buhari continues to lay claim to achievements in the fight against corruption in Nigeria as well as the war against... 

Ethiopia's Ahmed is driving change at speed. Now the hard work must begin

Ethiopia's Ahmed is driving change at speed. Now the hard work must begin

12th July 2018 Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed rose to office after an internal party struggle led by his reform partners within the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary... 

 Where in Africa is organised crime most serious?

Where in Africa is organised crime most serious?

12th July 2018 Researchers on organised crime are often asked where in Africa the problem is most serious. Implicit in the question is which countries should be... 

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Arbitrary Treatment of Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Paris

Arbitrary Treatment of Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Paris

6th July 2018 On a typical night, some 200 or more unaccompanied migrant children sleep on the streets of Paris. In large part, these children are homeless as a... 

The role and vulnerabilities of older people in drought in East Africa: progress, challenges and opportunities for a more inclusive humanitarian response

The role and vulnerabilities of older people in drought in East Africa: progress, challenges and opportunities for a more inclusive humanitarian response

5th July 2018 Whilst older people have special needs, they also have unique skills, experiences and roles within their families, communities and societies. These... 

Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID): identification of adaptation options in key sectors

Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID): identification of adaptation options in key sectors

5th July 2018 Taking a three-step, innovative, common methodology – called Value Chain Analysis for Resilience in Drylands (VC-ARID) – this synthesis report... 

 “We know more than you think we do”: Raising citizens’ voices on the Sustainable Development Goals

“We know more than you think we do”: Raising citizens’ voices on the Sustainable Development Goals

4th July 2018 The world’s most marginalised people must participate in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) process if they are not to be left behind forever.... 

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Statements

SA: Parliament this week

SA: Parliament this week

22nd July 2018 Parliament's commemoration of the centenary birthdays of South Africa’s first democratically elected President, Nelson Mandela, and another... 

LIMUSA: Denel cannot threaten LIMUSA with a legislation that does not exist

LIMUSA: Denel cannot threaten LIMUSA with a legislation that does not exist

20th July 2018 The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) condemns the baseless threats of Denel Land Systems and wishes to clarify Denel on... 

SA: SA office of the Military Ombuds signs an MOU with ACCORD

SA: SA office of the Military Ombuds signs an MOU with ACCORD

20th July 2018 The Military Ombud, Lt General (Ret) T.T. Matanzima signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the African Centre for the Constructive... 

DEA: Minister of Environmental Affairs condemns killing of Kruger National Park ranger

DEA: Minister of Environmental Affairs condemns killing of Kruger National Park ranger

20th July 2018 The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has expressed her sadness at the killing of a Kruger National Park ranger at the hands of... 

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Press Offices

Latest Data Breach Shines Spotlight on Protection of Personal Information

Latest Data Breach Shines Spotlight on Protection of Personal Information

2nd July 2018 The recent cyber-attack and holding hostage of a South African insurance provider’s IT infrastructure has drawn attention to the dire need for... 

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... 

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