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Tourism Minister supports VAT-free sanitary towels

By: African News Agency      11th July 2018 Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom on Tuesday threw his weight behind calls for sanitary pads to be VAT-exempt. Hanekom was speaking during a visit by... 

Tourism Minister supports VAT-free sanitary towels
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Home Affairs to automate births, marriages and deaths certification system

Home Affairs to automate births, marriages and deaths certification system

By: Nadine James     11th July 2018 Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba on Wednesday announced a significant system upgrade aimed at facilitating the automation of the births,... 

Ramaphosa to face questions on 'safety and security' of Nigerians in SA

Ramaphosa to face questions on 'safety and security' of Nigerians in SA

By: African News Agency      11th July 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to face tough questions relating to the country's plan to "safeguard Nigerians" living in South Africa.... 

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Graca Machel urges S Africans to live the ‘Madiba way’

Graca Machel urges S Africans to live the ‘Madiba way’

25th May 2018 Graca Machel has called on all South Africans to “live the Madiba way” and she thanked all those who served former Statesman Nelson Mandela.... 

A Poem – Nelson Mandela Centenary (1918 - 2018)

A Poem – Nelson Mandela Centenary (1918 - 2018)

15th May 2018 Nelson Rolihlahla 'Madiba' Mandela walked amongst us not long ago. A man of action forged in the crucible of resistance. 

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Opinions

 To achieve real change, Liberia should look closer to home

To achieve real change, Liberia should look closer to home

6th July 2018 Liberian President George Weah’s first few months at the helm saw much focus on his pro-poor development agenda, which was touted as the cure-all... 

Do 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour?

Do 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour?

6th July 2018 In a story about a cancer screening event, a reporter in ThisDay newspaper claimed that “at least 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour”. Health... 

Derisking Eskom

Derisking Eskom

6th July 2018 The term ‘too big to fail’ came to the fore during the so-called Great Recession, which arose after America’s sub-prime mortgage crisis triggered... 

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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Panama: Reform takes a Scalpel, not a Hammer

Panama: Reform takes a Scalpel, not a Hammer

27th June 2018 Panama has transformed to become one of the fastest expanding economies worldwide, growing from a GDP of US$1-billion to US$55-billion in 50 years,... 

Public Protector Report - Alleged maladministration & corruption in implementation of the MBCHB at University of Limpopo

Public Protector Report - Alleged maladministration & corruption in implementation of the MBCHB at University of Limpopo

26th June 2018 Alleged maladministration & corruption in implementation of the MBCHB at University of Limpopo 

Dignity in displacement: a review of the literature

Dignity in displacement: a review of the literature

26th June 2018 Dignity is a pervasive concept in current international humanitarian discourse. Mentioned in all foundational human rights documents, it is central... 

What do analyses of Voluntary National Reviews for Sustainable Development Goals tell us about ‘leave no one behind’?

What do analyses of Voluntary National Reviews for Sustainable Development Goals tell us about ‘leave no one behind’?

26th June 2018 The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) asks member states to ‘conduct regular and inclusive reviews of progress at the national... 

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Statements

DA: Lesufi should eat humble pie and apologise for misleading the people of Gauteng

DA: Lesufi should eat humble pie and apologise for misleading the people of Gauteng

13th July 2018 MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi, should apologise for his racially charged rant in the Gauteng Legislature when he accused “white developers" of... 

Outa: Outa hands tips for President to Economic Cluster

Outa: Outa hands tips for President to Economic Cluster

13th July 2018 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) today is submitting a dossier packed with practical suggestions to help the Ministers in the Economic... 

DA: ANC-led Gauteng government fails to support farming cooperatives

DA: ANC-led Gauteng government fails to support farming cooperatives

13th July 2018 The ANC-led Gauteng administration is not doing enough to support small scale farming co-operatives despite having mechanisms meant to provide... 

AfriForum: Duduzane Zuma’s court appearance a victory for the Dube family and Gerrie Nel

AfriForum: Duduzane Zuma’s court appearance a victory for the Dube family and Gerrie Nel

12th July 2018 The civil rights watchdog AfriForum says that Duduzane Zuma’s appearance in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court today on charges of manslaughter is not... 

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Press Offices

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... 

Webber Wentzel considered one of Universum's Most Attractive Employers 2018

Webber Wentzel considered one of Universum's Most Attractive Employers 2018

28th June 2018 Global research and advisory firm, Universum, published its Most Attractive Employers rankings for 2018, listing the companies that South African... 

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