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Mogoeng calls for 'brutal introspection' in public discourse

By: African News Agency      13th December 2017 Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng on Wednesday called for “brutal introspection” in South Africa’s public discourse, saying that this would propel... 

 Mogoeng calls for 'brutal introspection' in public discourse
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Entire ECape cabinet to blame for Mandela funeral scandal – DA

Entire ECape cabinet to blame for Mandela funeral scandal – DA

By: African News Agency      13th December 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Eastern Cape has blamed the entire provincial cabinet, particularly current Premier Phumolo Masaulle, for the... 

Maimane calls Zuma

Maimane calls Zuma "criminal acting in self-preservation" after court ruling

By: African News Agency      13th December 2017 President Jacob Zuma has sought to abuse the legal system to save his own skin and must now pay for his attempts to use taxpayers’ money to defend... 

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#5facts: Water in South Africa

#5facts: Water in South Africa

7th December 2017 While residents in South Africa’s economic capital of Johannesburg seek shelter from current rains, Cape Town residents are being pressured to... 

Crunch time

Crunch time

7th December 2017 In ten days’ time the result should be known – who will be the new president of the ANC? The party’s elective conference starts on 16 December at... 

Snags that could cast doubt on ANC's choice of new leaders

Snags that could cast doubt on ANC's choice of new leaders

6th December 2017 South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) holds its highly contested national elective conference for its top six leaders, between... 

 Many new plans in Macron’s no-Africa policy

Many new plans in Macron’s no-Africa policy

6th December 2017 When French President Emmanuel Macron was elected earlier this year he became the youngest-ever French head of state at the age of 39. He didn’t... 

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 Blacklist or whitewash? What a real EU blacklist of tax havens should look like

Blacklist or whitewash? What a real EU blacklist of tax havens should look like

28th November 2017 Tax havens deprive countries of hundreds of billions of dollars, fuelling inequality and poverty. The EU will soon release a blacklist of tax... 

Strengthening health systems to respond to women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence: A manual for health managers

Strengthening health systems to respond to women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence: A manual for health managers

28th November 2017 This manual is intended for health managers at all levels of the health systems. The manual is based on the World Health Organization (WHO)... 

Renewable Energy Outlook: Thailand

Renewable Energy Outlook: Thailand

28th November 2017 Thailand faces rising energy demand coupled with increasing reliance on non-indigenous sources of energy. At current usage levels, the country’s... 

Critical gaps in medical and clinical forensic care for survivors of sexual violence in South Africa

Critical gaps in medical and clinical forensic care for survivors of sexual violence in South Africa

27th November 2017 Sexual violence is a major problem in South Africa, with studies showing that up to one in four women have been raped in their lifetime. Only a... 

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BDS SA: South Africa’s largest residential university backs boycott of Israel

BDS SA: South Africa’s largest residential university backs boycott of Israel

13th December 2017 In another major win, South Africa’s largest residential university, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), with over 60 000 students, has... 

ANC WC: ANC Western Cape affirms its support for downgrade of diplomatic relations with Israel

ANC WC: ANC Western Cape affirms its support for downgrade of diplomatic relations with Israel

13th December 2017 The ANC in the Western Cape joins the various civil society organizations and religious leaders who are demanding a firm response by South Africa... 

SACP: The SACP calls on the President to uphold the Constitution and follow remedial process into the “State of Capture” report

SACP: The SACP calls on the President to uphold the Constitution and follow remedial process into the “State of Capture” report

13th December 2017 The South African Communist Party notes the North Gauteng High Court judgment dismissing all the grounds of President Jacob Zuma's review... 

SA: Minister calls for peaceful wage negotiations at SABC

SA: Minister calls for peaceful wage negotiations at SABC

13th December 2017 The Minister of Communications, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, has noted a call by Communication Workers Union (CWU) and the Broadcasting, Electronic,... 

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Press Offices

Share buy-backs by companies – how is this regulated?

Share buy-backs by companies – how is this regulated?

22nd November 2017 The Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended (hereinafter the “Act”), have provisions in place that regulate the procedure when a company wishes to... 

Artificial Intelligence – the apex of tech and policy challenges

Artificial Intelligence – the apex of tech and policy challenges

21st November 2017 Artificial intelligence (AI) is the apex of today’s technology age as we push the boundaries towards Industry 4.0 and superintelligence. It is... 

LexisNexis South Africa takes top honours at National Business Awards

LexisNexis South Africa takes top honours at National Business Awards

20th November 2017 LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, saw its LexisNexis South Africa operation announced as... 

Amendments to the .ZA ADR Regulations

Amendments to the .ZA ADR Regulations

20th November 2017 After having proposed changes to the .ZA Alternative Dispute Resolution Regulations in December last year, the South African Minister of... 

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