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Land expropriation without compensation key to taking forward Madiba's vision - Ramaphosa, Zuma

By: News24Wire      19th July 2018 Land expropriation without compensation is one of the key programmes that will take forward former president Nelson Mandela's vision of a free... 

Land expropriation without compensation key to taking forward Madiba's vision - Ramaphosa, Zuma
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Bid to halt ANC Gauteng conference struck off court roll for lack of urgency

Bid to halt ANC Gauteng conference struck off court roll for lack of urgency

By: News24Wire      19th July 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) can forge ahead with its elective conference this weekend, after an application by several disgruntled... 

No liberty without land, Vryheid hearing told

No liberty without land, Vryheid hearing told

By: News24Wire      19th July 2018 Liberation is incomplete without the return of the land, Parliament's Joint Constitutional Review Committee heard in Vryheid - the KwaZulu-Natal... 

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Nelson Mandela 100

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

9th July 2018 This series has repeatedly referred to the problem of celebrating Nelson Mandela without articulating the qualities that attached to him, that... 

Amplats’ ‘Madiba and I’ competition winners represent S Africa in London

Amplats’ ‘Madiba and I’ competition winners represent S Africa in London

5th July 2018 Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) ‘Tata Madiba and I’ competition winners are in London respresenting the country at a British Council South... 

South Africans urged to ‘Be the legacy’ this Mandela Day

South Africans urged to ‘Be the legacy’ this Mandela Day

5th July 2018 Government has called on all South Africans to become part of the movement for change, by working together as a united, non-racial and non-sexist... 

How young activists are keeping Mandela's legacy alive across Africa

How young activists are keeping Mandela's legacy alive across Africa

5th July 2018 Last month, at a conference on African Inequalities co-organised by our school and the London School of Economics, the first audience question came... 

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Opinions

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... 

 DRC prioritises oil over conservation

DRC prioritises oil over conservation

11th July 2018 The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has decided to degazette parts of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites to allow for oil drilling.... 

How South Africa should view foreign policy in a changing world order

How South Africa should view foreign policy in a changing world order

10th July 2018 One of the first initiatives of South Africa’s new minister of international relations, Lindiwe Sisulu, was to announce a review of the country’s... 

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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... 

Cambodia's Dirty Dozen – A Long History of Rights Abuses by Hun Sen's Generals

Cambodia's Dirty Dozen – A Long History of Rights Abuses by Hun Sen's Generals

2nd July 2018 Under Prime Minister Hun Sen, Cambodia is in a human rights freefall. Despite the strong human rights provisions in the 1991 Paris Peace Agreements... 

 The Roadmap to Financing Deforestation-Free Commodities

The Roadmap to Financing Deforestation-Free Commodities

2nd July 2018 Financial institutions are exposed to the risks associated with deforestation through their investments in and lending to companies involved with... 

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Statements

SA: Minister appoints a new advisory board for the GPAA

SA: Minister appoints a new advisory board for the GPAA

18th July 2018 The Minister of Finance has appointed a new Advisory Board for the Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA)1 which administers the payment... 

GCIS: Deputy Minister Mhaule officially closes the 4th BRICS youth summit

GCIS: Deputy Minister Mhaule officially closes the 4th BRICS youth summit

18th July 2018 Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Reginah Mhaule has today, 18 July 2018, officially closed the 4th BRICS Youth Summit... 

AfriForum: AfriForum serves PAIA application on Department of Environmental Affairs over lion skeletons

AfriForum: AfriForum serves PAIA application on Department of Environmental Affairs over lion skeletons

18th July 2018 The civil rights organisation AfriForum today served an application in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act No 2 of 2000)... 

SA: Police Committee urges hawks to prioritise corruption cases involving VBS bank

SA: Police Committee urges hawks to prioritise corruption cases involving VBS bank

18th July 2018 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Mr Francois Beukman, has said that white-collar crime in the financial sector is having a... 

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Press Offices

When it is necessary to hire a patent attorney

When it is necessary to hire a patent attorney

29th June 2018 The cost of obtaining a patent may seem exorbitant for the individual entrepreneur or start-up, but the protection of intellectual property may be... 

Tobacco products: Plain packaging is looming in South Africa

Tobacco products: Plain packaging is looming in South Africa

29th June 2018 The discussion or more apt, debate, on plain packaging in relation to tobacco products has been ongoing in South Africa for several years now. But,... 

PAIPO – Concerns from a brand holder’s perspective

PAIPO – Concerns from a brand holder’s perspective

29th June 2018 Since the start of cross-border trade, various treaties have been entered into to provide protection of a brand holder which is similar to that of... 

Business Takeovers – Are They Coming Or Going?

Business Takeovers – Are They Coming Or Going?

28th June 2018 Section 197 of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) forces the new employer who takes over the business (or part thereof) of another employer as a going... 

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