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Government needs to stop seeing civil society as an enemy – Makhura

By: News24Wire      18th June 2018 Gauteng premier and acting African National Congress (ANC) provincial chairperson David Makhura has admitted that had his government listened to... 

Government needs to stop seeing civil society as an enemy – Makhura
Gauteng Premier David Makhura
IRR submits 53 000 objections to expropriation without compensation

IRR submits 53 000 objections to expropriation without compensation

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 As the deadline for submissions to the Constitutional Review Committee loomed on Friday morning, the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) showed up at... 

Amending Constitution won't solve land reform failures – Cope

Amending Constitution won't solve land reform failures – Cope

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 The Congress of the People (Cope) says it rejects calls to amend the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation, saying... 

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 Can Africa’s borders really become bridges?

Can Africa’s borders really become bridges?

7th June 2018 ‘Good fences make good neighbours,’ the American poet Robert Frost wrote in 1915. This remark has been widely misinterpreted to mean that Frost was... 

Patience with Ramaphosa's presidency is waning among South Africans

Patience with Ramaphosa's presidency is waning among South Africans 

6th June 2018 South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has just crossed 100 days in office with increasing signs that his honeymoon period is already over.... 

 Who benefits as DRC’s neighbours jostle for influence?

Who benefits as DRC’s neighbours jostle for influence?

6th June 2018 Last week, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) government spokesperson Lambert Mende Omalanga publicly demanded an explanation from French... 

What happened to the concept and praxis of African Renaissance?

What happened to the concept and praxis of African Renaissance?

6th June 2018 The miracle of Africa’s renaissance in the 21st century must be realised.  

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The Cost Of Gender Inequality Unrealized Potential: The High Cost Of Gender Inequality In Earnings

The Cost Of Gender Inequality Unrealized Potential: The High Cost Of Gender Inequality In Earnings

30th May 2018 Globally, countries are losing $160-trillion in wealth because of differences in lifetime earnings between women and men. This amounts to an... 

An assessment of new coal plants in South Africa’s electricity future

An assessment of new coal plants in South Africa’s electricity future

30th May 2018 A report released by the University of Cape Town’s Energy Research Centre (ERC) shows that government’s planned independent power producer (IPP)... 

Bankrolling Abuse – Israeli Banks in West Bank Settlements

Bankrolling Abuse – Israeli Banks in West Bank Settlements

29th May 2018 Israel’s largest banks are providing services that help support, maintain, and expand unlawful settlements by financing their construction in the... 

Constructive deconstruction: imagining alternative humanitarian action

Constructive deconstruction: imagining alternative humanitarian action

28th May 2018 The international humanitarian system needed a rethink, a modernisation, an upgrade. This project helped to catalyse that thinking by challenging... 

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AfriForum: AfriForum welcomes revocation of document on private electricity generation

AfriForum: AfriForum welcomes revocation of document on private electricity generation

19th June 2018 The civil rights organisation AfriForum welcomes the official revocation by the National Energy Regulator (Nersa) of the consultation paper on the... 

SA: Deputy Minister Magwanishe arrives in Vienna to attend UNISPACE+50 High-level session

SA: Deputy Minister Magwanishe arrives in Vienna to attend UNISPACE+50 High-level session

19th June 2018 The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe has arrived in Vienna, Austria where he will deliver a country statement at the... 

DA: Joe McGluwa says DA calls on NW Integrity Commissioner to investigate Mahumaphelo

DA: Joe McGluwa says DA calls on NW Integrity Commissioner to investigate Mahumaphelo

19th June 2018 The Democratic Alliance in the North West has written to the North West Legislature’s Integrity Commissioner, Fazela Mahomed, calling on her office... 

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day

19th June 2018 Today’s prognosis is the same as yesterday. There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day as a result of power station units... 

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Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update April 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update April 2018

6th June 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update March 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update March 2018

6th June 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 

When supplier – employee relationships cross the line

When supplier – employee relationships cross the line

6th June 2018 Procurement fraud can be committed by employees acting alone or in collusion with vendors. While fraudulent activities between suppliers/vendors... 

Technology and the South African Youth – How ICASA’s new Regulations on data usage can be a game changer

Technology and the South African Youth – How ICASA’s new Regulations on data usage can be a game changer

5th June 2018 The South African Youth, ranging from ages 18 to 35, face many challenges today. With the #Feesmustfall campaign it became quite clear that access... 

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