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Kenyan election official flees country ahead of presidential poll

By: Reuters     18th October 2017 A top Kenyan election commissioner has quit and fled the country ahead of an October 26 presidential election saying the vote would not be credible... 

Kenyan election official flees country ahead of presidential poll
Ramaphosa in Lesotho for post-elections national dialogue

Ramaphosa in Lesotho for post-elections national dialogue

By: News24Wire      18th October 2017 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as Southern African Development Community (SADC) facilitator to Lesotho, is expected in Maseru on... 

Chamber files for review of 'disastrous' Mining Charter

Chamber files for review of 'disastrous' Mining Charter

By: News24Wire      18th October 2017 The Chamber of Mines filed an application in the North Gauteng High court on Tuesday to have a judicial review and setting aside of the Mining... 

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No way to verify whether 80% of same-sex marriages in SA are by Afrikaans speakers

No way to verify whether 80% of same-sex marriages in SA are by Afrikaans speakers

10th October 2017 More than a decade ago South Africa became the first African country to legalise same-sex marriages. But the bulk of these weddings take place... 

Betrayal and recovering trust?

Betrayal and recovering trust?

9th October 2017 Hardly a day passes without new revelations of state capture, corruption and other forms of malgovernance. These emanate from the Public... 

Taking stock of Uganda’s economy 55 years after independence

Taking stock of Uganda’s economy 55 years after independence

9th October 2017 October 9 marks 55 years since Uganda’s independence in 1962. The country’s economy has seen many changes during this time, affected by periods of... 

Why, a decade on, a new book on Zuma's rape trial has finally hit home

Why, a decade on, a new book on Zuma's rape trial has finally hit home 

6th October 2017 In 2007, barely a year after the man who went on to become South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, was acquitted on a charge of raping a young woman... 

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“I Have No Idea Why They Sent Us Back” – Jordanian Deportations and Expulsions of Syrian Refugees

“I Have No Idea Why They Sent Us Back” – Jordanian Deportations and Expulsions of Syrian Refugees

3rd October 2017 Despite a decades-long history of hospitality that has earned Jordan an international reputation as one of the world’s great refugee-hosting... 

“They Forced Us Onto Trucks Like Animals” – Cameroon’s Mass Forced Return and Abuse of Nigerian Refugees

“They Forced Us Onto Trucks Like Animals” – Cameroon’s Mass Forced Return and Abuse of Nigerian Refugees

3rd October 2017 After almost 50 years of taking in hundreds of thousands of refugees from various neighbouring states, Cameroon is shredding its reputation as a... 

ANC Nomination Process

ANC Nomination Process

2nd October 2017 This is an illustrated summary of the ANC NEC Nominations Process, an initiative of the CR17 Campaign to assist and empower ANC members. It does... 

 The Global Competitiveness Report 2017–2018

The Global Competitiveness Report 2017–2018

2nd October 2017 Ten years on from the global financial crisis, the prospects for a sustained economic recovery remain at risk due to a widespread failure on the... 

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Statements

ANC: ANC lauds honouring of O.R Tambo with statue at O.R Tambo International Airport

ANC: ANC lauds honouring of O.R Tambo with statue at O.R Tambo International Airport

19th October 2017 The African National Congress welcomes the tribute paid to ANC President Oliver Reginald (OR) Tambo through the unveiling of a statue in his honour... 

PRASA: PRASA condemns train surfing in the strongest terms

PRASA: PRASA condemns train surfing in the strongest terms

19th October 2017 The passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has noted the circulation on social media of videos depicting incidents of train surfing with... 

DA: Dean Macpherson says ANC must come clean at Moerane Commission

DA: Dean Macpherson says ANC must come clean at Moerane Commission

19th October 2017 The ANC’s testimony today before the Moerane Commission of Inquiry into political killings in KwaZulu-Natal was deeply disappointing. The DA and... 

DA: Bridget Masango on SASSA: A countdown to crisis again

DA: Bridget Masango on SASSA: A countdown to crisis again

18th October 2017 The no-show by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) at the meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Social Development today simply... 

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Press Offices

Tabling of amended NEMA financial provision regulations, imminent

Tabling of amended NEMA financial provision regulations, imminent

28th September 2017 The next and, presumably, final draft of the proposed changes to the NEMA Financial Provision Regulations are expected to be published any day now,... 

Data costs must fall - Competition Commission joins ICASA in war

Data costs must fall - Competition Commission joins ICASA in war

28th September 2017 Much like an army heeding to the cry of its people to take down its adversary, South Africa's competition regulators have heard the pleas of South... 

Muslim Marriages in the Spotlight – What Does the Law Currenlty Provide?

Muslim Marriages in the Spotlight – What Does the Law Currenlty Provide?

28th September 2017 A class action suit to have Muslim marriages declared legally valid in South Africa is currently being heard in the Western Cape High Court. The... 

How valuable is background screening to the retail industry?

How valuable is background screening to the retail industry?

26th September 2017 Fraud and violence in the workplace are serious threats to business stability and can be significant in retail environments where, daily, employees... 

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