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Peace efforts in Africa gaining traction, but challenges remain

By: African News Agency      16th October 2017 Africa has made some progress on the peace and security front, but there remain a number of challenges, participants at the fifth session of the... 

Peace efforts in Africa gaining traction, but challenges remain
ANC presidential hopefuls must push for anti-corruption court – SACBC

ANC presidential hopefuls must push for anti-corruption court – SACBC

By: News24Wire      16th October 2017 The Southern African Catholics Bishops' Conference (SACBC) has issued a challenge to the African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopefuls to... 

North West supports Dlamini-Zuma to lead ANC

North West supports Dlamini-Zuma to lead ANC

By: African News Agency      16th October 2017 The African National Congress (ANC) in the North West has endorsed Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as its preferred candidate to lead the party in December.... 

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Sustainability roadmap

Sustainability roadmap

6th October 2017 Restoring good governance at Eskom is undoubtedly the most pressing priority for the State-owned utility and arguably among the top five current... 

Unique financing needed for the township economy

6th October 2017 One of the township economy's most crippling challenges is the lack of access to easily obtainable finance that is available at short notice. It is... 

Looking at the data: Lessons on good African governance

Looking at the data: Lessons on good African governance

5th October 2017 Good governance policy and bad, irresponsible and autocratic governments all are analysed in a new compilation of major indexes and data gauging... 

Africa’s data revolution: Accelerating development through data-driven decision-making

Africa’s data revolution: Accelerating development through data-driven decision-making

5th October 2017 It is essential that Africa’s data revolution be viewed as the joint responsibility of governments, international agencies, civil society and the... 

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Global development trends and challenges: horizon 2025 revisited

Global development trends and challenges: horizon 2025 revisited

4th October 2017 In July 2012, we published Horizon 2025: creative destruction in the aid industry, which analysed some of the major forces shaping change in... 

“These are the Crimes we are Fleeing” – Justice for Syria in Swedish and German Courts

“These are the Crimes we are Fleeing” – Justice for Syria in Swedish and German Courts

3rd October 2017 Over the last six years the Syrian crisis has claimed the lives of an estimated 475,000 people as of July 2017, according to the Syrian Observatory... 

“I Have No Idea Why They Sent Us Back” – Jordanian Deportations and Expulsions of Syrian Refugees

“I Have No Idea Why They Sent Us Back” – Jordanian Deportations and Expulsions of Syrian Refugees

3rd October 2017 Despite a decades-long history of hospitality that has earned Jordan an international reputation as one of the world’s great refugee-hosting... 

“They Forced Us Onto Trucks Like Animals” – Cameroon’s Mass Forced Return and Abuse of Nigerian Refugees

“They Forced Us Onto Trucks Like Animals” – Cameroon’s Mass Forced Return and Abuse of Nigerian Refugees

3rd October 2017 After almost 50 years of taking in hundreds of thousands of refugees from various neighbouring states, Cameroon is shredding its reputation as a... 

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Statements

DA: Mmusi Maimane on Cabinet reshuffle: Axing Blade escalates ANC war

DA: Mmusi Maimane on Cabinet reshuffle: Axing Blade escalates ANC war

17th October 2017 The DA is not surprised by President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle, the latest move in Zuma’s war against anyone who opposes his project of State... 

DA: Phumzile Van Damme says new SABC board Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson are close allies to President Zuma and his family

DA: Phumzile Van Damme says new SABC board Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson are close allies to President Zuma and his family

17th October 2017 The DA notes with grave concern the appointment of SABC board Chairperson, Bongumusa Makhathini and Deputy Chairperson, Febe Potgieter-Gqubule, who... 

SA: Zuma reshuffles Cabinet

SA: Zuma reshuffles Cabinet

17th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday announced changes to his national executive. Here is the statement: 

SA: President Zuma appoints members of SABC Board

SA: President Zuma appoints members of SABC Board

17th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma has in terms of the South African Broadcasting Act (Act no. 4 of 1999), and on the recommendation of the National Assembly,... 

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Press Offices

TLAB: Debt conversion into equity proposals

TLAB: Debt conversion into equity proposals

28th September 2017 On 26 September 2017, Webber Wentzel participated in the workshop hosted by National Treasury on the proposed changes in the draft Taxation Laws... 

Tabling of amended NEMA financial provision regulations, imminent

Tabling of amended NEMA financial provision regulations, imminent

28th September 2017 The next and, presumably, final draft of the proposed changes to the NEMA Financial Provision Regulations are expected to be published any day now,... 

Data costs must fall - Competition Commission joins ICASA in war

Data costs must fall - Competition Commission joins ICASA in war

28th September 2017 Much like an army heeding to the cry of its people to take down its adversary, South Africa's competition regulators have heard the pleas of South... 

Muslim Marriages in the Spotlight – What Does the Law Currenlty Provide?

Muslim Marriages in the Spotlight – What Does the Law Currenlty Provide?

28th September 2017 A class action suit to have Muslim marriages declared legally valid in South Africa is currently being heard in the Western Cape High Court. The... 

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