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Mboweni has received preliminary report on PIC 

By: African News Agency      16th October 2018 Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Tuesday said he had received a preliminary report on the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), suggesting this... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa & Finance Minister Tito Mboweni
Ethiopia creates 'Peace Ministry' to tackle violence in sweeping reshuffle

Ethiopia creates 'Peace Ministry' to tackle violence in sweeping reshuffle

By: Reuters     16th October 2018 Ethiopia's prime minister created a new "Ministry of Peace" in sweeping cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday as he sought to tackle a wave of ethnic... 

Entrepreneurship the answer to Africa's youth unemployment – UNDP

Entrepreneurship the answer to Africa's youth unemployment – UNDP

By: African News Agency      16th October 2018 Despite Africa’s impressive growth in past 25 years and its entry into the digital economy, its job market continues to be depressed with youth... 

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South Africa’s white right, the Alt-Right and the alternative

South Africa’s white right, the Alt-Right and the alternative

5th October 2018 There has been a global rise in populism, especially of the right wing variety. In South Africa this has manifested in the increasingly strident... 

Mandela and military force: the moment dictated the means

Mandela and military force: the moment dictated the means

5th October 2018 In the winter of 1998 Lesotho was roiled by protests after a controversial election. Frustrated opposition parties, which won only a single... 

Recovery is the key word

Recovery is the key word

5th October 2018 “It’s still in the morning, it’s not a midnight special,” President Cyril Ramaphosa jested ahead of his speech at the Union Building last month to... 

 Time to put meat on the bones of South Africa’s foreign policy

Time to put meat on the bones of South Africa’s foreign policy

4th October 2018 Last week was South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first real chance to present himself to the international community. Throughout his packed... 

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Recommendations

Delivering blockchain’s potential for environmental sustainability

Delivering blockchain’s potential for environmental sustainability

4th October 2018 By placing trust and authority in a decentralised network, rather than in a powerful central institution, blockchain – the technology underlying... 

Africa's Pulse – An analysis of issues shaping Africa’s economic future

Africa's Pulse – An analysis of issues shaping Africa’s economic future

3rd October 2018 Sub-Saharan African economies are still recovering from the slowdown in 2015-16, but growth is slower than expected, according to the October 2018... 

A political economy analysis of Uganda’s rural water supply sector

A political economy analysis of Uganda’s rural water supply sector

3rd October 2018 Many rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa still lack clean water for basic needs such as drinking and washing. Even where water points have been... 

A political economy analysis of Malawi’s rural water supply sector

A political economy analysis of Malawi’s rural water supply sector

3rd October 2018 Many rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa still lack clean water for basic needs such as drinking and washing. Even where water points have been... 

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Statements

dti: The dti To Lead Agro-Processing Companies On Mission To Explore New Markets At Paris Trade Fair

dti: The dti To Lead Agro-Processing Companies On Mission To Explore New Markets At Paris Trade Fair

16th October 2018 The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will lead a delegation of 38 agro-processing companies on a mission to explore new markets at the... 

DA: Further Baaitjies-trial delays, a failure of justice

DA: Further Baaitjies-trial delays, a failure of justice

16th October 2018 The Democratic Alliance notes the latest postponement in the Johannes Baaitjies-trial. Proceedings were halted and postponed until Thursday to... 

DA: President Ramaphosa will need to tell the truth about prior VBS knowledge when he appears in Parliament on Thursday

DA: President Ramaphosa will need to tell the truth about prior VBS knowledge when he appears in Parliament on Thursday

16th October 2018 Allegations that President Ramaphosa had prior knowledge of theft and looting at VBS bank is a matter of national importance and, if true, has... 

Minister Bathabile Dlamini Calls On All South Africa’s To Observe The International Day Of Rural Women

Minister Bathabile Dlamini Calls On All South Africa’s To Observe The International Day Of Rural Women

16th October 2018 The Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Ms. Bathabile Dlamini, has called on all South Africans to observe the International Day of... 

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Press Offices

The Three C’s - Content Sharing, Copyright and Creative Commons Licenses

The Three C’s - Content Sharing, Copyright and Creative Commons Licenses

26th September 2018 When a work, such as a video, is uploaded onto YouTube or a photograph uploaded onto Flickr, people often believe that because it is being made... 

Avoiding threatening patent or design infringement action

Avoiding threatening patent or design infringement action

26th September 2018 It often happens that rights holders enforce their rights against others as a scare tactic whilst knowing that enforcing their rights would not be... 

Directors of private companies are no longer subject to PAYE - true or false?

Directors of private companies are no longer subject to PAYE - true or false?

25th September 2018 Where fixed monthly payments made up less than 75% of private company director remuneration, paragraph 11C of the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax... 

Judgment shows fundamental shift in how SA law views cannabis and its social utility

Judgment shows fundamental shift in how SA law views cannabis and its social utility

25th September 2018 The Constitutional Court judgement in Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others v Prince; National Director of Public... 

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