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Cosatu not convinced cabinet reshuffle will strengthen government

By: African News Agency      17th October 2017 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said it was not convinced that President Jacob Zuma’s latest cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday was... 

Cosatu not convinced cabinet reshuffle will strengthen government
Odinga pulled out of election to avoid defeat – deputy president

Odinga pulled out of election to avoid defeat – deputy president

By: Reuters     17th October 2017 Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga decided not to stand in next week's presidential election to avoid defeat rather than for reasons of... 

Nzimande’s axing a declaration of war, says SACP

Nzimande’s axing a declaration of war, says SACP

By: African News Agency      17th October 2017 The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Tuesday said its members in Cabinet will remain in Parliament despite the unilateral axing of its... 

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Khanya College: a South African story of decolonisation

Khanya College: a South African story of decolonisation

11th October 2017 Decolonisation and Africanisation may appear to be new ideas on South Africa’s higher education landscape. But a tertiary college established... 

 Africa’s future: seven key trends

Africa’s future: seven key trends

10th October 2017 Opportunities for progress abound in Africa, but governments need to make more strategic investments to improve the development prospects for all... 

 OGP in Africa: Another sharp tool in the governance toolbox

OGP in Africa: Another sharp tool in the governance toolbox

10th October 2017 The recent Open Government Partnership (OGP) High Level Event on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly brought sad tidings for OGP... 

No way to verify whether 80% of same-sex marriages in SA are by Afrikaans speakers

No way to verify whether 80% of same-sex marriages in SA are by Afrikaans speakers

10th October 2017 More than a decade ago South Africa became the first African country to legalise same-sex marriages. But the bulk of these weddings take place... 

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 Agroecology, Empowerment and Resilience: Lessons from ActionAid's Agroecology and Resilience project

Agroecology, Empowerment and Resilience: Lessons from ActionAid's Agroecology and Resilience project

9th October 2017 West Africa is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts. Following a severe drought in the region in 2012, ActionAid initiated the Agroecology... 

Sexual Violence by Armed Groups in the Central African Republic

Sexual Violence by Armed Groups in the Central African Republic

6th October 2017 Since late 2012, the Central African Republic has been wracked by bloody armed conflict in which civilians have paid the price. Armed groups have... 

From early warning to early action in Somalia

From early warning to early action in Somalia

5th October 2017 More than three years after it was initiated in the aftermath of the 2011 famine, the early-warning, early-action trigger mechanism for Somalia... 

Electricity storage and renewables: Costs and markets to 2030

Electricity storage and renewables: Costs and markets to 2030

5th October 2017 Battery electricity storage is a key technology in the world’s transition to a sustainable energy system. Battery systems can support a wide range... 

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Statements

UASA: Andre Venter says decisive action urgently needed from ANC quarters – Zuma must go, and soon

UASA: Andre Venter says decisive action urgently needed from ANC quarters – Zuma must go, and soon

18th October 2017 Whenever President Jacob Zuma announces a Cabinet shuffle there’s blood on the proverbial floor of the economy. Minutes after his announcement... 

DSD: Social Development gives South African Post Office offer for the payment of social grants

DSD: Social Development gives South African Post Office offer for the payment of social grants

18th October 2017 The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, has concurred with the recommendations of the Acting CEO of the South African Social... 

ICASA: ICASA announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer

ICASA: ICASA announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer

18th October 2017 The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Willington Ngwepe as... 

FutureSA: New SABC board urged to ensure broadcaster serves interest of the public

FutureSA: New SABC board urged to ensure broadcaster serves interest of the public

18th October 2017 Future South Africa urges the new SABC board, which was finally appointed by President Jacob Zuma this week, to ensure that the broadcaster serves... 

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Press Offices

Baker McKenzie announces new managing partner and key leadership appointments in South Africa

Baker McKenzie announces new managing partner and key leadership appointments in South Africa

3rd October 2017 Global law firm Baker McKenzie has announced Morne van der Merwe’s appointment as managing partner of its Johannesburg office. In addition, Darryl... 

Turning information into insight in procurement

Turning information into insight in procurement

2nd October 2017 Decisions and consequences go hand-in-hand. This is why having adequate, relevant information at your fingertips is a critical aspect of any... 

Confessions do not always merit dismissal

Confessions do not always merit dismissal

2nd October 2017 Employers are entitled to use confessions as evidence in disciplinary hearings. However, just because an employee makes a confession this does not... 

International construction contract changes to reduce common disputes

International construction contract changes to reduce common disputes

29th September 2017 New FIDIC standard form contract documents are almost ready to be adopted by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers. The Rainbow... 

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