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ANC confirms arrest of Luthuli House staffer after Mashaba's claims of involvement in cash-in transit heist

By: News24Wire      18th July 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of one of its employees allegedly involved in "serious crimes". This comes... 

ANC confirms arrest of Luthuli House staffer after Mashaba's claims of involvement in cash-in transit heist
Deputy NPA boss Nomgcobo Jiba back at work, will fight leave to appeal application

Deputy NPA boss Nomgcobo Jiba back at work, will fight leave to appeal application

By: News24Wire      18th July 2018 Deputy National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Nomgcobo Jiba is back at work and she intends to fight back when the General Council of the Bar of... 

 Mandela wanted reconciliation and peace – NWest legislature Speaker

Mandela wanted reconciliation and peace – NWest legislature Speaker

By: African News Agency      18th July 2018 Former president Nelson Mandela preached reconciliation and unity, North West Provincial Legislature Speaker Sussana Dantjie said on Wednesday.... 

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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

 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... 

 Role of refugees in South Sudan’s peace process

Role of refugees in South Sudan’s peace process

10th July 2018 9 July, marks the seventh anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, more than four years of which have been marred by conflict. Disagreement... 

Do 8 300 super-rich Kenyans own more than the rest?

Do 8 300 super-rich Kenyans own more than the rest?

10th July 2018 Kenya’s wealthy have little trouble remaining in the spotlight. In April 2018, British think tank Chatham House spoke of the country’s “rampant”... 

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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... 

 Drought, Displacement and Livelihoods in Somalia/Somaliland: Time for gender-sensitive and protection-focused approaches

Drought, Displacement and Livelihoods in Somalia/Somaliland: Time for gender-sensitive and protection-focused approaches

28th June 2018 Thousands of Somali families were displaced to urban centres by the 2017 drought. Research by a group of NGOs indicates that they do not intend to... 

 Reshaping Urban Mobility with Autonomous Vehicles Lessons from the City of Boston

Reshaping Urban Mobility with Autonomous Vehicles Lessons from the City of Boston

28th June 2018 Autonomous vehicles will radically transform how people and goods are transported around cities. What steps do government leaders need to take to... 

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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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