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Decision to appeal Jiba ruling not racist - General Council of the Bar

By: News24Wire      19th July 2018 The General Council of the Bar (GCB) of South Africa says it was not being racially selective by applying for leave to appeal against the Supreme... 

Decision to appeal Jiba ruling not racist - General Council of the Bar
Flags, flowers greet first Ethiopia-Eritrea flight in 20 years

Flags, flowers greet first Ethiopia-Eritrea flight in 20 years

By: Reuters     19th July 2018 The first commercial flight from Ethiopia to Eritrea in 20 years landed safely in Asmara on Wednesday to be greeted by dancers waving flags and... 

Nene appoints new advisory board for government pensions administrator

Nene appoints new advisory board for government pensions administrator

By: African News Agency      18th July 2018 Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene on Wednesday reappointed Joe Lesejane as chairperson of the new advisory board for the Government Pensions... 

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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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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... 

Eritrea and Ethiopia have made peace. How it happened and what next

Eritrea and Ethiopia have made peace. How it happened and what next

11th July 2018 This week Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed visited neighbouring Eritrea, to be greeted by President Isaias Afwerki. The vast crowds that... 

Obama's Mandela lecture comes at an auspicious time for democracy

Obama's Mandela lecture comes at an auspicious time for democracy

11th July 2018 Former US President Barack Obama will aim high with his Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johanesburg on July 17th. According to his close adviser... 

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How the U Visa Program Makes US Communities Safer

How the U Visa Program Makes US Communities Safer

4th July 2018 US President Donald Trump launched his campaign for president in 2015 promising a major crackdown on undocumented immigrants, whom he characterized... 

2018 World Refugee Day and South Africa’s Stance

2018 World Refugee Day and South Africa’s Stance

3rd July 2018 Wednesday 20th June marked World Refugee Day for 2018. Recent reports have indicated that there were 68.5-million refugees across the world at the... 

Empowering the Auditor-General

Empowering the Auditor-General

3rd July 2018 South Africa’s municipal finances are in a mess. This was confirmed by the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) when he released the 2016-17... 

Human Rights and Public Health Impacts of Indonesia’s Anti-LGBT Moral Panic

Human Rights and Public Health Impacts of Indonesia’s Anti-LGBT Moral Panic

2nd July 2018 On May 21, 2017, police in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, raided the Atlantis gym and sauna, arresting 141 people, most of whom were gay or bisexual... 

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DA: DA remains strong and retains ward in Lekwa by-election

DA: DA remains strong and retains ward in Lekwa by-election

19th July 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has retained Ward 10 in Lekwa Local Municipality with an overwhelming majority of 84.49%. The DA’s 11% growth in Ward... 

ANC: ANC on the Centenary Anniversary of the Birth of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandel

ANC: ANC on the Centenary Anniversary of the Birth of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandel

19th July 2018 "A HERO FOR ALL TIMES" The African National Congress along with millions of men, women and children across the globe, celebrates the Centenary... 

GCIS: South African Post Office and trade unions reach agreement

GCIS: South African Post Office and trade unions reach agreement

19th July 2018 The South African Post Office (SAPO) and its recognised trade unions Communication Workers Union (CWU), the Democratic Postal Workers Union... 

LIMUSA: Nelson Mandela Centenary: the year of unity in advancing the National democratic Revolution

LIMUSA: Nelson Mandela Centenary: the year of unity in advancing the National democratic Revolution

18th July 2018 “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the... 

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Press Offices

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... 

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... 

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