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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... 

R2.6bn boost for platinum demand
From left are PIC executive head: project development Sholto Dolamo; AP Ventures partner Kevin Eggers, AP Ventures managing partner Andrew Hinkly and Anglo American Platinum CEO Chris Griffith.
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... 

 ANC Women's League to go it alone for #totalshutdown march

ANC Women's League to go it alone for #totalshutdown march

By: African News Agency      17th July 2018 The African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) young women's desk said on Tuesday it will march alone and will not be joining 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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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... 

 Global Value Chain Policy Series: Competition

Global Value Chain Policy Series: Competition

25th June 2018 Anti-competitive behaviour can affect the smooth functioning of global value chains (GVCs) in different ways and at various stages. The... 

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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... 

SA: Constitutional review committee concerned with low level of tolerance at Mafikeng public hearings

SA: Constitutional review committee concerned with low level of tolerance at Mafikeng public hearings

18th July 2018 A delegation of the Joint Constitutional Review Committee today held public hearings into a possible review of section 25 of the Constitution, at... 

SA: Labour warns public and stakeolder about social media scam on their rights to get benefits from UIF

SA: Labour warns public and stakeolder about social media scam on their rights to get benefits from UIF

17th July 2018 The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) is cautioning the public and stakeholders about a social media scam which advises people who worked from 1994... 

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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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