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Saudi Arabia offers opportunities to South African defence industry

By: Rebecca Campbell     20th September 2018 State-owned Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) is seeking very close relationships with South African defence companies. "We are ready to... 

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Trollip loses bid to overturn Nelson Mandela Bay ousting

Trollip loses bid to overturn Nelson Mandela Bay ousting

By: News24Wire      20th September 2018 Athol Trollip has lost his bid to overturn his ousting as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor in the Eastern Cape High Court on Thursday. Judge Elna Revelas... 

DA lawyers ask State Capture commission to confirm 12 ANC witnesses

DA lawyers ask State Capture commission to confirm 12 ANC witnesses

By: African News Agency      20th September 2018 The main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has asked the commission looking into "State capture" to confirm that senior officials from the ruling... 

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The Judging of Nelson Mandela

The Judging of Nelson Mandela

12th September 2018 1. "It is an ideal for which I am prepared to die", said the resolute prisoner in the dock. 

The top 1% of incomes are increasing rapidly even with low economic growth

The top 1% of incomes are increasing rapidly even with low economic growth

12th September 2018 We use tax data (which include accurate data for the very rich) to investigate the patterns of income growth over the period 2003 to 2016. Despite... 

 South Africa is at war with itself

South Africa is at war with itself

12th September 2018 South African society is becoming more, not less, violent. This was confirmed by the 2017/18 crime statistics released by the South African Police... 

Peace prospects are much higher in the Horn of Africa. But obstacles remain

Peace prospects are much higher in the Horn of Africa. But obstacles remain

12th September 2018 It’s just five months since Abiy Ahmed took over as Ethiopian Prime Minister yet the pace of change in the Horn of Africa has been simply... 

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Obstacles to Justice and Remedy for Sexual Assault Survivors in Mauritania

Obstacles to Justice and Remedy for Sexual Assault Survivors in Mauritania

6th September 2018 In July 2016, 15-year old “Rouhiya” fled her sexually abusive father and sought refuge at the house of a 23-year-old man who had promised to marry... 

Measuring the potential contribution of development finance institutions to economic transformation

Measuring the potential contribution of development finance institutions to economic transformation

5th September 2018 Economic transformation is defined as the continuous process of moving labour and other resources from low- to high-productivity sectors... 

 Annual Report 2017-2018

Annual Report 2017-2018

5th September 2018 The year was marked by strong achievement, even by the standards of an organisation in which exceptional performance is the rule. Working to... 

Briefing Note on the Health Market Inquiry – August 2018

Briefing Note on the Health Market Inquiry – August 2018

4th September 2018 Understanding the Health Market Inquiry's provisional report on the Private Healthcare Sector. SECTION27 Executive Director has taken the 480 page... 

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Statements

DA:     Failing ANC’s poor planning leads to cancellation and adjournment of the people's business

DA: Failing ANC’s poor planning leads to cancellation and adjournment of the people's business

21st September 2018 During a council meeting on Thursday, 20 September 2018, the Democratic Alliance (DA) in JB Marks Municipality called for remedial actions to be... 

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity welcomes the regulatory certainty that the Mining Charter brings

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity welcomes the regulatory certainty that the Mining Charter brings

21st September 2018 Cabinet’s decision this week to withdraw the bill amending the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, and to accept the revised mining... 

Eskom: Eskom academy upskills black small business owners

Eskom: Eskom academy upskills black small business owners

21st September 2018 One hundred and seventy six (176) Eskom contractors and suppliers from around the country graduated yesterday after completing the eight-month... 

DoH: Minister Malusi Gigaba commits to addressing challenges facing LGBTI Community

DoH: Minister Malusi Gigaba commits to addressing challenges facing LGBTI Community

21st September 2018 Today the Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, met with the Access Chapter 2, a human rights organisation working with the Lesbian, Gay,... 

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Press Offices

Mining: Finding solutions to the unintended consequences of poor policy

Mining: Finding solutions to the unintended consequences of poor policy

30th August 2018 Government, under the leadership of President Cyril Ramaphosa, is seeking to stimulate growth and encourage greater investment in South Africa.... 

Incorrect to assume that SA labour laws are one-sided towards employee

Incorrect to assume that SA labour laws are one-sided towards employee

30th August 2018 South African labour laws are renowned as being progressive and protective of employees' rights. And labour dispute resolution procedures are... 

What you should know about copyright as an author or creator

What you should know about copyright as an author or creator

29th August 2018 The Copyright Act does not require registration in order to acquire copyright in respect of a particular work. Instead copyright subsists... 

Spring Clean Your IP Portfolio

Spring Clean Your IP Portfolio

29th August 2018 In many companies it is common for business plans to evolve over time, however, what is often forgotten is their overriding intellectual property... 

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