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DA wants Gauteng officials to pay a portion of the R159m Esidimeni compensation

By: African News Agency      17th July 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday said it has written to Gauteng Premier David Makhura to demand that he takes action to recover from... 

 DA wants Gauteng officials to pay a portion of the R159m Esidimeni compensation
R2.6bn boost for platinum demand

R2.6bn boost for platinum demand

By: Martin Creamer     17th July 2018 Platinum demand received a R2.6-billion boost on Tuesday when South Africa’s State-owned Public Investment Corporation (PIC) joined forces with... 

General Council of the Bar of SA to appeal SCA ruling on Jiba

General Council of the Bar of SA to appeal SCA ruling on Jiba

By: News24Wire      17th July 2018 The General Council of the Bar of South Africa (GCB) will apply for leave to appeal against a Supreme Court of Appeal judgement that overturned a... 

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Nelson Mandela 100

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... 

Nelson Mandela’s “obstinacy” – #Mandela’s leadership part 2

Nelson Mandela’s “obstinacy” – #Mandela’s leadership part 2

14th June 2018 Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Thabi Madiba about Nelson Mandela’s “obstinacy” – #Mandela’s leadership part 2. Click here to read the... 

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Opinions

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

9th July 2018 This series has repeatedly referred to the problem of celebrating Nelson Mandela without articulating the qualities that attached to him, that... 

Why South Africa's new political party funding bill is good news for democracy

Why South Africa's new political party funding bill is good news for democracy

6th July 2018 Who funds South Africa’s political parties? The answer has always been shrouded in secrecy – both before and post 1994 when the country became a... 

 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... 

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Dignity in displacement: a review of the literature

Dignity in displacement: a review of the literature

26th June 2018 Dignity is a pervasive concept in current international humanitarian discourse. Mentioned in all foundational human rights documents, it is central... 

What do analyses of Voluntary National Reviews for Sustainable Development Goals tell us about ‘leave no one behind’?

What do analyses of Voluntary National Reviews for Sustainable Development Goals tell us about ‘leave no one behind’?

26th June 2018 The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) asks member states to ‘conduct regular and inclusive reviews of progress at the national... 

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... 

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Statements

SA: Ndungane on Mandela 100th: Young people our future hope

SA: Ndungane on Mandela 100th: Young people our future hope

18th July 2018 “I was a young man imprisoned on Robben Island when Nelson Mandela and other great freedom fighters arrived there in 1964. I was part of a group... 

Eskom: Eskom tables a fair and competitive revised offer to trade unions

Eskom: Eskom tables a fair and competitive revised offer to trade unions

18th July 2018 Eskom yesterday tabled a three-year revised settlement offer to its three recognised trade unions that are in turn expected to provide Eskom with... 

MiX Telematics: Top achievers from the MiX Telematics Enterprise BEE Trust celebrated

MiX Telematics: Top achievers from the MiX Telematics Enterprise BEE Trust celebrated

18th July 2018 MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, recently celebrated and awarded the top ten South African... 

DA: DA activists embody the spirit of Madiba on Mandela Day

DA: DA activists embody the spirit of Madiba on Mandela Day

18th July 2018 Today the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Eastern Cape celebrated the life of Nelson Mandela by following his example and giving back to the poor... 

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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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