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SA liberation icon Veronica Sobukwe has died - PAC

By: African News Agency      15th August 2018 Liberation icon Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe (91) has died, the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) said on Wednesday. The PAC said the widow of its party... 

 SA liberation icon Veronica Sobukwe has died - PAC
Detectives find suicide note from controversial 'The Lost Boys of Bird Island'

Detectives find suicide note from controversial 'The Lost Boys of Bird Island'

By: African News Agency      14th August 2018 Eastern Cape police on Tuesday, confirmed that detectives discovered a suicide note after the body of ex-policeman, Mark Minnie was discovered on a... 

 Ramaphosa appoints Silas Ramaite as SA's new acting prosecutions boss

Ramaphosa appoints Silas Ramaite as SA's new acting prosecutions boss

By: African News Agency      14th August 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday announced the appointment of Silas Ramaite as South Africa's acting prosecutions boss following Monday's... 

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SARB launches commemorative Mandela notes, R5 coin for circulation

SARB launches commemorative Mandela notes, R5 coin for circulation

13th July 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) on Friday hosted a commemorative occasion at Freedom Park, in Pretoria, to introduce a series of banknotes... 

Rediscovering Mandela

Rediscovering Mandela

13th July 2018 The great leadership challenge of our times is to make the correct decisions, and implement them, in a world that is increasingly failing to... 

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

Lessons from Mandela’s leadership (Part 5)

11th July 2018 In part five of the Mandela series, Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Thabi Madiba about the lessons from Mandela’s leadership. Click... 

Interrogating the effectiveness and sustainability of CSI initiatives

Interrogating the effectiveness and sustainability of CSI initiatives

10th July 2018 For the past couple of years there has been an up-roar by young people on various social media platforms about the ‘missing of the plot’ of... 

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Opinions

Has anything changed?

Has anything changed?

3rd August 2018 It would arguably be easier for a novice cyclist to take on Tour de France’s fabled Alpe d'Huez ascent than for the new leadership at Eskom to... 

 Trade-offs in managing tramadol abuse in Central Africa

Trade-offs in managing tramadol abuse in Central Africa

2nd August 2018 Tramadol is increasingly being used as a recreational drug across Central Africa. The illegal trade and non-medical use of this synthetic opioid... 

Better policing can help combat human trafficking

Better policing can help combat human trafficking

2nd August 2018 Global statistics show that just two years ago, there were about 25 million labour trafficking victims in the world – 3.8 million of whom were... 

Does South Africa rank third in the world for online crime, losing R2.2bn a year?

Does South Africa rank third in the world for online crime, losing R2.2bn a year?

2nd August 2018 News site Timeslive has painted a grim picture of online crime in South Africa. “South Africa has the third highest number of cybercrime victims... 

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 Equity and quality in an education public-private partnership

Equity and quality in an education public-private partnership

18th July 2018 Public-private partnerships (PPPs) in education are increasing in profile as countries grapple with serious challenges of educational access and... 

What Mining Can Learn from Oil: A Study of Special Transfer Pricing Practices in the Oil Sector, and their Potential Application to Hard Rock Minerals

What Mining Can Learn from Oil: A Study of Special Transfer Pricing Practices in the Oil Sector, and their Potential Application to Hard Rock Minerals

18th July 2018 Governments of mining countries are vulnerable to investors manipulating transfer prices as a means of avoiding paying taxes. The two main risks... 

 ‘Back Way’ to Europe: How can The Gambia better address migration and its development challenges?

‘Back Way’ to Europe: How can The Gambia better address migration and its development challenges?

16th July 2018 In the four years from 2014 to 2017, some 1.7-million people risked their lives by fleeing across the Mediterranean Sea for Europe, a journey in... 

Investment Research in the Era of Fake News

Investment Research in the Era of Fake News

12th July 2018 Business Leadership South Africa has published a new, ground-breaking report on the growing phenomenon of short-selling activity in South Africa.... 

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Statements

SA: Parliament saddened by the passing of Mma Sobukwe

SA: Parliament saddened by the passing of Mma Sobukwe

15th August 2018 The Presiding Officers of Parliament, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Chairperson Thandi Modise have... 

Agri SA: Limitation of land ownership is an economic disaster

Agri SA: Limitation of land ownership is an economic disaster

15th August 2018 Agri SA is deeply concerned by the recent comments made by the ANC Chairperson, Gwede Mantashe. Mantashe reportedly suggested that a limitation on... 

DAFF: Minister Senzeni Zokwana on Hout Bay and allocation of Fishing Rights to Small Scale Fishers

DAFF: Minister Senzeni Zokwana on Hout Bay and allocation of Fishing Rights to Small Scale Fishers

15th August 2018 I have been in constant communication regarding the unrest that erupted in Hout Bay over the weekend following the SAPS Task Force anti-poaching... 

SA: President Cyril Ramaphosa sends condolences to Sobukwe family

SA: President Cyril Ramaphosa sends condolences to Sobukwe family

15th August 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences following the passing away of Mama Zondeni Sobukwe, 91, wife of Pan Africanist Congress... 

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Press Offices

Chinese lending for African infrastructure trebles, led by policy banks

Chinese lending for African infrastructure trebles, led by policy banks

27th July 2018 - Rising investment in Middle East & Africa by Chinese policy lenders - Sub-Saharan Africa has seen the vast majority of this lending since 2014 

National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa v Assign Services & others

National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa v Assign Services & others

26th July 2018 ISSUE Who is the employer of an employee placed with a client by a TES? 

SOME CERTAINTY AT LAST: National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa v Assign Services & others

SOME CERTAINTY AT LAST: National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa v Assign Services & others

26th July 2018 Issue Who is the employer of an employee placed with a client by a TES? 

Does the Perfection of a Notarial Bond Constitute a Transfer of Business?

Does the Perfection of a Notarial Bond Constitute a Transfer of Business?

26th July 2018 In the recent Labour Appeal Court (LAC) decision of Spar Group Limited (Spar) and Sea Spirit Trading 162 t/a Paledi (Paledi) and Greenvile Trading... 

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