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Low-carbon economy scenarios project under way

By: Terence Creamer     13th July 2018 Amid growing calls for South Africa’s transition to a low-carbon economy to be a just one, a project has been launched to map the possible... 

Low-carbon economy scenarios project under way
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ANC KZN leaders sign agreement with disgruntled members, set new date for provincial congress

ANC KZN leaders sign agreement with disgruntled members, set new date for provincial congress

By: News24Wire      13th July 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) provincial task team (PTT) in KwaZulu-Natal has reached an agreement with disgruntled members which will see... 

Zimbabwe suspends top prosecutor – state media

Zimbabwe suspends top prosecutor – state media

By: Reuters     13th July 2018 Zimbabwe has suspended its top prosecutor, Ray Goba, for failing to prosecute high-profile corruption cases among other allegations, State media... 

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SARB launches coins, banknotes that honour Madiba

SARB launches coins, banknotes that honour Madiba

4th July 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has launched a public awareness campaign to introduce South Africans to a commemorative series of banknotes... 

Nelson Mandela’s leadership and gender practices (#MandelaLeadershipSeries Part 4)

Nelson Mandela’s leadership and gender practices (#MandelaLeadershipSeries Part 4)

4th July 2018 Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Thabi Madiba about Nelson Mandela’s leadership and gender practices, in part 4 of the Mandela Leadership Series. 

100 Mandela Moments – Kate Sidley

100 Mandela Moments – Kate Sidley

2nd July 2018 A hundred memories of the great man, as revolutionary, world leader, family figure, and more, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth. The... 

Imagery and identities in Mandela’s leadership (Part 3)

Imagery and identities in Mandela’s leadership (Part 3)

20th June 2018 In part three of this series, Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Thabi Madiba about imagery and identities in Nelson Mandela’s... 

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 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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Indlulamithi South Africa Scenarios 2030

Indlulamithi South Africa Scenarios 2030

26th June 2018 Indlulamithi South Africa Scenarios 2030 is a multi-stakeholder, research driven initiative that seeks to reinvigorate our search, as a nation, for... 

 Global Value Chain Policy Series: Taxation

Global Value Chain Policy Series: Taxation

25th June 2018 This paper highlights the disconnect between the modern global economy and an outdated international tax framework and provides some suggestions... 

 Global Value Chain Policy Series: Competition

Global Value Chain Policy Series: Competition

25th June 2018 Anti-competitive behaviour can affect the smooth functioning of global value chains (GVCs) in different ways and at various stages. The... 

 Towards a socially responsible Aquaculture Stewardship Council

Towards a socially responsible Aquaculture Stewardship Council

25th June 2018 The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is a certification initiative which aims to promote responsible aquaculture. Oxfam regards ASC as an... 

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Statements

SA: Labour welcomes SALGA’s compliance to prevent deregistration

SA: Labour welcomes SALGA’s compliance to prevent deregistration

16th July 2018 The Department issued a notice of intention to cancel SALGA’s registration in the Government Gazette on 15 June 2018. SALGA had failed to submit... 

DHA: Home Affairs on live-capture system upgrade

DHA: Home Affairs on live-capture system upgrade

16th July 2018 As announced on Wednesday, 11 July, the Department of Home Affairs started upgrading its live-capture system last Friday, 13 July 2018, to enable... 

Brand SA: Brand SA joins business engage to host the centenary business summit in honour the of Nelson Mandela

Brand SA: Brand SA joins business engage to host the centenary business summit in honour the of Nelson Mandela

16th July 2018 Brand South Africa collaborated with Business Engage, and other business stakeholders to host an interactive dialogue in commemoration of Nelson... 

DA: DA-led coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay remains united and focused on delivery

DA: DA-led coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay remains united and focused on delivery

16th July 2018 The DA-led coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay remains united and focused on delivering services to the people of the city. Coalition governments are... 

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Press Offices

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... 

GDPR applicability to South African businesses – not just for the EU after all!

GDPR applicability to South African businesses – not just for the EU after all!

28th June 2018 Businesses operating in South Africa are currently facing the imminent implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013... 

Caged songbirds: The ownership of copyright in musical works

Caged songbirds: The ownership of copyright in musical works

28th June 2018 Brenda Fassie. Fifi Cooper. One being a legend whose works has lived on long after she has and the other, a rising star in the hip hop music... 

I own the copyright in my tattoo right?

I own the copyright in my tattoo right?

28th June 2018 Tattoos are no longer taboo. From the grunge metal singer in your local bar to the CEO of a fortune 500 company, tattoos are commonplace in modern... 

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When we say it is enough, it will mean Palestine is free – Janna Jihad

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

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