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Remove exploration red tape or mining will die, geologist warns

By: Martin Creamer     19th October 2017 The excessive red tape around minerals exploration must be removed to prevent the demise of South Africa’s vital mining industry, consulting... 

Consulting exploration geologist Allan Saad outlines current exploration constraints to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs: Christo Greyling. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd.
Treasury appoints new deputy director-general for public finance

Treasury appoints new deputy director-general for public finance

By: Thabi Madiba     19th October 2017 National Treasury on Thursday issued a statement congratulating the newly appointed deputy director-general for public finance Dr Mampho Modise.... 

Zuma arrogant, doesn’t care – Num-YS

Zuma arrogant, doesn’t care – Num-YS

By: African News Agency      19th October 2017 The National Union of Mineworkers Youth Structure (Num-YS) on Thursday said President Jacob Zuma’s recent cabinet reshuffle would lead to continued... 

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The danger of supplementing aid to Africa with weapons

The danger of supplementing aid to Africa with weapons

15th August 2017 During the recent G-20 meeting in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel floated the idea that African countries should be given weapons as part of... 

Why title deeds aren't the solution to South Africa's land tenure problem

Why title deeds aren't the solution to South Africa's land tenure problem

15th August 2017 The conventional view is that insecurity of land tenure results from the lack of a registered title deed which records the property rights of... 

Motion of no confidence

Motion of no confidence

14th August 2017 As we expected, the motion of no confidence did not succeed despite it being held in secret. The secrecy clearly did not alter the balance of power... 

 Employment must be central to South Africa’s economy

Employment must be central to South Africa’s economy

14th August 2017 Only an economy where employment is placed at the centre of economic policymaking will work for South Africa. This will require a complete shift in... 

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Beyond caring: Enabling womens leadership in disaster risk reduction by breaking down the barrier of unpaid care work

Beyond caring: Enabling womens leadership in disaster risk reduction by breaking down the barrier of unpaid care work

22nd May 2017 Women are crucial and necessary leaders in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and humanitarian response.  

Delivering disaster risk reduction by 2030: pathways to progress

Delivering disaster risk reduction by 2030: pathways to progress

22nd May 2017 The pressure is on for signatories to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 (SFDRR) to achieve and demonstrate a reduction in... 

CCRED Africa Day Public Platform

CCRED Africa Day Public Platform

19th May 2017 African countries face huge ongoing challenges in diversifying their economies and overcoming the colonial legacy of dependence on natural... 

 Inequality in Nigeria: exploring the drivers

Inequality in Nigeria: exploring the drivers 

18th May 2017 Nigeria is seen as Africa’s largest economy and one of the fastest-growing in the world. Yet, more than half of the Nigerian population still... 

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Statements

SA: Presidency on allegations of undeclared funds

SA: Presidency on allegations of undeclared funds

29th October 2017 The Presidency rejects the allegations contained in  media reports today, 29 October 2017, claiming wrongdoing by President Jacob Zuma in relation... 

GCIS: Statement by the Public Service Sector Education and Training Authority on SIU Proclamation

GCIS: Statement by the Public Service Sector Education and Training Authority on SIU Proclamation

27th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma had on 23 October 2017 in terms of section 2 (2) of the Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunals Act, 1996, signed a... 

DA: #GPSchoolsAbuse: DA’s silent protest

DA: #GPSchoolsAbuse: DA’s silent protest

27th October 2017 The DA stood in solidarity with all victims of sexual abuse and violence in Gauteng’s schools as we fight to ensure that every child’s learning... 

ANC Stalwarts: Why we need a National Consultative Conference

ANC Stalwarts: Why we need a National Consultative Conference

27th October 2017 The stalwarts include all of the remaining members of those imprisoned after the Rivonia Treason Trial. The late Comrade Kathrada was the first... 

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Press Offices

Ensure workplace safety with criminal checks

Ensure workplace safety with criminal checks

11th April 2017 The average employed South African spends about eight hours per day in a work environment. It is, therefore, an expectation that employers should... 

Loop structure to benefit local firms interested in tapping foreign investment

Loop structure to benefit local firms interested in tapping foreign investment

10th April 2017 The Financial Surveillance Department of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) in a recent circular has confirmed that local unlisted technology,... 

But I didn’t do anything! - Derivative misconduct in the workplace

But I didn’t do anything! - Derivative misconduct in the workplace

10th April 2017 Derivative misconduct occurs when an employer is faced with a situation where misconduct has occurred (often in a collective context) but the... 

An employer's liability for sexual harassment

An employer's liability for sexual harassment

10th April 2017 On 7 March 2017, the South African Labour Appeal Court handed down judgment on a sexual harassment claim. The case is of importance as it confirms... 

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