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South Sudan rival leaders snub Zuma proposal to meet in South Africa

By: African News Agency      5th December 2016 President Jacob Zuma’s attempt to help reconcile the two warring factions of South Sudan in Pretoria appears to have failed after both South Sudan... 

South Sudan rival leaders snub Zuma proposal to meet in South Africa
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Poverty led to Marikana tragedy, says Mahumapelo

Poverty led to Marikana tragedy, says Mahumapelo

By: African News Agency      5th December 2016 Poverty was the root cause of the Marikana tragedy four years ago, North West premier Supra Mahumapelo said on Sunday. “Poverty forced people to... 

Food crisis: Zim secures 100 000 tons maize grain from Mexico

Food crisis: Zim secures 100 000 tons maize grain from Mexico

By: News24Wire      5th December 2016 Zimbabwe has reportedly secured at least 100 000 tons of maize grain from Mexico to help avert the hunger crisis that has affected more than... 

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Labour rights and Karoo farmworkers: Can power relations be challenged?

Labour rights and Karoo farmworkers: Can power relations be challenged? 

16th April 2015 The Labour Relations Amendment Act of 2014 (section 198 of the LRA) introduces important new rights for labour broker, contract and part-time... 

Are South Africans soft targets for ISIS recruitment?

Are South Africans soft targets for ISIS recruitment?

15th April 2015 South Africans were shocked to learn that the Islamic State (ISIS) had allegedly tried to recruit a 15-year-old girl from Cape Town to fight for... 

Responses to South African xenophobia: Ten arguments

Responses to South African xenophobia: Ten arguments 

15th April 2015 1.      The responses to the horrendous attacks on foreigners tell more about the South African national consciousness than the events themselves.... 

Ahead of FOCAC and toward Agenda 2063: A timely window for African think tanks to take the lead

Ahead of FOCAC and toward Agenda 2063: A timely window for African think tanks to take the lead

15th April 2015 This year is seen as an important step towards implementing Africa’s future development plans. With the MDGs drawing to a close, the post-2015... 

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Numsa 2012 National Congress Policy Discussion Documents – Numsa and Nationalisation: The Economic basis struggle for freedom (May 2012)

23rd May 2012 This National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) policy discussion document lays out the theoretical, political and ideological grounds... 

Cultivating Fear: The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (May 2012) 

23rd May 2012 This Human Rights Watch report describes rape, stalking, unwanted touching, exhibitionism, or vulgar and obscene language by supervisors,... 

Addressing Africa’s Infrastructure Challenges (May 2012)

22nd May 2012 Inadequate infrastructure remains a major obstacle towards Africa achieving its full economic growth potential. With Africa seen as one of the... 

'I Want to be a Citizen Just like Any Other' – Barriers to Political Participation for People with Disabilities in Peru (May 2012)

22nd May 2012 This Human Rights Watch report documents the legacy of a policy, changed only in October 2011, that arbitrarily denied people with sensory,... 

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SA: President Jacob Zuma appoints Lieutenant-General Mothiba as Acting National Commissioner of Police

SA: President Jacob Zuma appoints Lieutenant-General Mothiba as Acting National Commissioner of Police

1st June 2017 President Jacob Zuma has appointed Lieutenant-General Mothiba as the Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), with... 

GCIS: Statement by Police Minister on Lieutenant-General Phahlane

GCIS: Statement by Police Minister on Lieutenant-General Phahlane

1st June 2017 His Excellency President President Jacob Zuma exercising his prerogative has relieved Lt. Gen. Phahlane from his position as Acting-National Police... 

DA: Natasha Mazzone on Eskom: Molefe fiasco demands our full-scale Inquiry request proceeds

DA: Natasha Mazzone on Eskom: Molefe fiasco demands our full-scale Inquiry request proceeds

31st May 2017 The DA has written to Public Enterprises Committee Acting Chair Zukiswa Rantho, demanding answers for the delay in constituting what we believe to... 

SA: Scopa to call Minister of Water and Sanitation to account on bankrupt department

SA: Scopa to call Minister of Water and Sanitation to account on bankrupt department 

31st May 2017 The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) is going to call the Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane, within the next... 

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Press Offices

The new double tax agreement between SA and Mauritius – What's the effect on business?

29th May 2013 The news  of the revised double tax agreement between South Africa and Mauritius (“the new DTA”) on Monday, 27 May, rang alarm bells for both... 

The consequences of being an unregistered credit provider under the NCA

29th May 2013 “Neither a borrower nor a lender be, For loan oft loses both itself and friend…” Hamlet Act 1, scene 3, 75–77 The Scenario 

Regulations regarding the classification, packing and marking of edible ices intended for sale in SA

Regulations regarding the classification, packing and marking of edible ices intended for sale in SA

29th May 2013 On 8 February 2013 the final regulations on edible ices were published in the Government Gazette.   

The in’s and out’s of an Antenuptial Contract

28th May 2013 Susan and James are on the verge of getting married. For both it is their second marriage and both have learnt the importance of reaching agreement... 

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