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City of Johannesburg official fired for awarding tenders to own company

By: News24Wire      12th January 2018 The City of Johannesburg has fired a senior official for allegedly awarding tenders to their own private company, a strategic adviser said on... 

City of Johannesburg official fired for awarding tenders to own company
Trump comment extremely offensive to South Africa, official says

Trump comment extremely offensive to South Africa, official says

By: Reuters     12th January 2018 Comments by US President Donald Trump referring to some African nations as "shithole countries" are extremely offensive to South Africa, a senior... 

 Free Education: SA in the throes of great societal change, says Bawa

Free Education: SA in the throes of great societal change, says Bawa

By: African News Agency      12th January 2018 The head of the organisation representing South African universities on Friday said the country is in the midst of great social change in the way... 

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Do just 700 000 public workers gobble up half of Kenya’s taxes, as Ruto said?

Do just 700 000 public workers gobble up half of Kenya’s taxes, as Ruto said?

14th December 2017 Kenya’s public wage bill is stubbornly defying government efforts to rein it in, a frustrated-sounding Kenyan deputy president William Ruto said.... 

What can we expect from South Africa's ANC conference?

What can we expect from South Africa's ANC conference? 

13th December 2017 These days, South Africa's media seem to be reporting continuously on a single subject: the governing ANC's 54th national conference that is... 

Why changes to South Africa's labour laws are an assault on workers' rights

Why changes to South Africa's labour laws are an assault on workers' rights 

13th December 2017 The biggest changes to South Africa’s labour laws since 1995, shortly after the country’s first democratic elections, are currently being... 

 South Africa’s ‘short-term pain’ or ‘long-term gain’ future

South Africa’s ‘short-term pain’ or ‘long-term gain’ future  

13th December 2017 South Africa is at a crossroads. The political choices to be made during the African National Congress’s (ANC) leadership elections on 17 December... 

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 Whose City? An evaluation of urban safety for women in 10 countries

Whose City? An evaluation of urban safety for women in 10 countries

1st December 2017 The New Urban Agenda agreed at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (also called Habitat III) in Quito,... 

When the Music Stops: Learning from the Mugabe years for Zimbabwe’s economic future

When the Music Stops: Learning from the Mugabe years for Zimbabwe’s economic future

30th November 2017 In light of the current political transition in Zimbabwe, the Brenthurst Foundation has announces the release of a Discussion Paper by the eminent... 

Beyond Borders: How to make the global compacts on migration and refugees work for uprooted children

Beyond Borders: How to make the global compacts on migration and refugees work for uprooted children

30th November 2017 Recent large-scale movements of refugees and migrants have drawn attention to the need for global and coordinated action for peaceful, orderly and... 

Crackdown on Dissent –  Brutality, Torture, and Political Persecution in Venezuela

Crackdown on Dissent – Brutality, Torture, and Political Persecution in Venezuela

30th November 2017 In April 2017, tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Venezuela to protest against the government-controlled Supreme Court’s attempt to... 

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Statements

SAFTU: SAFTU condemns cancellation of nursing intake

SAFTU: SAFTU condemns cancellation of nursing intake

15th January 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions pledges its total support to its affiliate, the Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union (YNITU), in rejecting... 

AKF: Kathrada Foundation on H&M advert

AKF: Kathrada Foundation on H&M advert

15th January 2018 The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation on January 11 wrote to H&M stores requesting a meeting following the publishing of the company’s racist advert.... 

Eskom: Newly connected customers in Mpumalanga educated to use electricity safely

Eskom: Newly connected customers in Mpumalanga educated to use electricity safely

15th January 2018 Emasimini, an extension of Kwaggafontein - A in the Thembisile Hani Municipal area in Mpumalanga, was opened to the community for occupation in... 

Afriforum: AfriForum accuses EFF leadership of inciting violence

Afriforum: AfriForum accuses EFF leadership of inciting violence

15th January 2018 The civil rights organisation AfriForum today laid criminal complaints of inciting violence and various other crimes against the EFF’s Julius... 

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Press Offices

Artificial Intelligence – the apex of tech and policy challenges

Artificial Intelligence – the apex of tech and policy challenges

21st November 2017 Artificial intelligence (AI) is the apex of today’s technology age as we push the boundaries towards Industry 4.0 and superintelligence. It is... 

LexisNexis South Africa takes top honours at National Business Awards

LexisNexis South Africa takes top honours at National Business Awards

20th November 2017 LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, saw its LexisNexis South Africa operation announced as... 

Amendments to the .ZA ADR Regulations

Amendments to the .ZA ADR Regulations

20th November 2017 After having proposed changes to the .ZA Alternative Dispute Resolution Regulations in December last year, the South African Minister of... 

Kenya: Important changes to copyright law

Kenya: Important changes to copyright law

20th November 2017 Significant changes will be brought about to Kenyan copyright law through a bill called the Copyright (Amendment) Bill of 2017 (‘the Bill’), which... 

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