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Madiba's light shone so brightly – Obama

By: Sane Dhlamini     18th July 2018 Madiba's light shone so brightly, even from that narrow Robben Island cell, said the 44th US President Barack Obama during the sixteenth annual... 

Barack Obama delivers the 2018 Nelson Mandela annual lecture (Camera & editing: Nicholas Boyd)
When we say it is enough, it will mean Palestine is free – Janna Jihad

When we say it is enough, it will mean Palestine is free – Janna Jihad

By: Sane Dhlamini     18th July 2018 "When we say it is enough, it will mean Palestine is free,” declared the world’s youngest card carrying journalist and Palestinian activist Janna... 

I believe in Nelson Mandela’s vision – Obama

I believe in Nelson Mandela’s vision – Obama

By: Sane Dhlamini     17th July 2018 “I believe in Nelson Mandela’s vision,” former US President Barack Obama said during the sixteenth annual Nelson Mandela Lecture, on Tuesday. The... 

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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... 

Nelson Mandela’s leadership-Part 1: the early years

Nelson Mandela’s leadership-Part 1: the early years

7th June 2018 Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Thabi Madiba about Nelson Mandela’s leadership-Part 1: the early years. Click here to read the column. 

Madiba made people feel special – Sello Hatang

Madiba made people feel special – Sello Hatang

4th June 2018 Nelson Mandela Foundation chief executive officer Sello Hatang has opened up about former Statesman Nelson Mandela and said that Mandela had had a... 

I Remember Nelson Mandela – Sahm Venter & Vimla Naidoo

I Remember Nelson Mandela – Sahm Venter & Vimla Naidoo

1st June 2018 I Remember Nelson Mandela is the dream-child of Mrs Graça Machel who, some months after Nelson Mandela's passing on 5 December 2013, met with... 

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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

DA: #SendTheArmyNow to Bonteheuwel

DA: #SendTheArmyNow to Bonteheuwel

18th July 2018 The ANC-led national government has allowed gangsterism and drugs to spiral out of control throughout our communities. Sadly today another woman... 

DA: SABC Inquiry: DA calls for equitable election coverage for all major political parties

DA: SABC Inquiry: DA calls for equitable election coverage for all major political parties

18th July 2018 Today, the DA made its submissions to the SABC’s Commission of Inquiry into political and editorial interferences at the public broadcaster. Our... 

Brand SA: Brand SA partners with the South African High Commission in Kenya to Commemorate International Nelson Mandela Day

Brand SA: Brand SA partners with the South African High Commission in Kenya to Commemorate International Nelson Mandela Day

18th July 2018 Hundreds of children gathered with diplomats, government officials and business leaders today at the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) to... 

SAA: South African Airways proudly supports Nelson Mandela Centenary celebrations

SAA: South African Airways proudly supports Nelson Mandela Centenary celebrations

18th July 2018 This year marks a significant date in South African history as it celebrates the centenary year of one of our country's celebrated leaders, Nelson... 

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Press Offices

Tax non-compliance status may be inaccurate

Tax non-compliance status may be inaccurate

27th June 2018 SARS replaced the Tax Clearance Certificate (TCC) system with the enhanced Tax Compliance Status (TCS) system on eFiling in April 2016. The new TCS... 

SA is not alone in grappling with labour broking and working hours

SA is not alone in grappling with labour broking and working hours

27th June 2018 Labour broking, working hours and minimum wages are hot potatoes in South Africa but the country is not alone in grappling with them. From Angola,... 

The rights of illegal workers and workers engaged in illegal activities in South Africa

The rights of illegal workers and workers engaged in illegal activities in South Africa

25th June 2018 In light of xenophobic violence which continues to be a problem in various regions in South Africa, the case of Discovery Health Limited and... 

Considering the ownership element of the Draft Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry 2018

Considering the ownership element of the Draft Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry 2018

22nd June 2018 The long-awaited draft Broad-based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry, 2018 was published on Friday, 15 June... 

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