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Ramaphosa says Eskom challenges are being addressed

By: African News Agency      16th January 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday said that government was taking necessary steps to address challenges faced by Eskom as it remained an... 

 Ramaphosa says Eskom challenges are being addressed
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SADC calls emergency meeting over disputed DR Congo election

SADC calls emergency meeting over disputed DR Congo election

By: News24Wire      16th January 2019 A southern African regional bloc has called for an emergency meeting to discuss the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) disputed presidential... 

UK parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal

UK parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal

By: News24Wire      16th January 2019 British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to reject Theresa May's Brexit agreement on Tuesday, complicating UK's departure from the European Union on... 

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A reflection on 2018

A reflection on 2018

14th December 2018 Almost a year ago, Cyril Ramaphosa was elected president of the African National Congress (ANC) at the Nasrec national conference of the ruling... 

Wood for the trees

Wood for the trees

14th December 2018 With so many urgent problems to deal with at Eskom, it has become difficult to see wood for the trees. As is to be expected in a crisis, the focus... 

South Africa's electoral body has its work cut out to ensure legitimate 2019 poll

South Africa's electoral body has its work cut out to ensure legitimate 2019 poll

13th December 2018 South Africa is among relatively few African countries that hold regular democratic elections with high levels of integrity, enabling citizens to... 

 Police murder-suicide reveals South Africa’s dark underbelly

Police murder-suicide reveals South Africa’s dark underbelly

13th December 2018 On 26 November a South African police officer shot and killed his wife and her brother in a Durban divorce court before turning the gun on himself.... 

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 We learnt from Vietnam in the past – so why not now?

We learnt from Vietnam in the past – so why not now?

28th November 2018 Vietnam is another country from the time of its liberation nearly 44 years ago, the startling effects of 30 years of growth since Hanoi’s adoption... 

50 years of Review of Maritime Transport, 1968–2018

50 years of Review of Maritime Transport, 1968–2018

26th November 2018 Published for the first time in 1968, the UNCTAD annual Review of Maritime Transport (the Review) is the longest standing UNCTAD flagship report on... 

Identifying patterns in social norms contributing to violence against women and girls across Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Pacific

Identifying patterns in social norms contributing to violence against women and girls across Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Pacific

26th November 2018 Oxfam’s worldwide ‘Enough’ campaign to end violence against women and girls aims to challenge and change the harmful social norms that justify... 

Thinking and working with political settlements: the case of Tanzania

Thinking and working with political settlements: the case of Tanzania

23rd November 2018 All countries not in the throes of widespread civil war or conflict have a political settlement – that is, an explicit or implicit agreement among... 

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Statements

DWS: Gauteng DWS encourages water users to save the resource as IVRS drops

DWS: Gauteng DWS encourages water users to save the resource as IVRS drops

17th January 2019 The Department of Water and Sanitation has warned Gauteng water consumers to adapt to the souring weather conditions as dams forming part of the... 

DA: DA will ensure that the names of the ANC’s victims are remembered

DA: DA will ensure that the names of the ANC’s victims are remembered

17th January 2019 Following the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) launch of our billboard, “The ANC is Killing SA”, the governing party has accused the DA of slander. This... 

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity served court papers in the Schweizer-Reneke saga

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity served court papers in the Schweizer-Reneke saga

17th January 2019 Late last night Solidarity served court papers on the North-West Education MEC, the North-West Department of Education and on Laerskool... 

MACUA & WAMUA: MACUA PICKET at DMR to Demand that Minister Mantashe keep his hands off Xolobeni Land

MACUA & WAMUA: MACUA PICKET at DMR to Demand that Minister Mantashe keep his hands off Xolobeni Land

17th January 2019 Mining Affected communities are deeply concerned by the arrogance of Minister Mantashe who has consistently ignored court rulings compelling him to... 

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Press Offices

Charl Potgieter joins Spoor & Fisher’s anti-counterfeiting practice

Charl Potgieter joins Spoor & Fisher’s anti-counterfeiting practice

3rd December 2018 Leading Intellectual Property (IP) law firm Spoor & Fisher today announced that trade mark attorney Charl Potgieter has joined its... 

Best interests of children broaden paid parental leave benefits - an overview and next steps

Best interests of children broaden paid parental leave benefits - an overview and next steps

3rd December 2018 On 23 November 2018, the Labour Laws Amendment Bill was signed into law. The Bill provides a minimum period of leave entitlement to employees who... 

New VAT regulations for electronic services to take effect in April 2019

New VAT regulations for electronic services to take effect in April 2019

30th November 2018 The National Treasury recently published an amended Regulation for electronic services, in line with the proposal by the Minister of Finance in... 

Buying A Business On Leased Premises: Paying For A Headache, Thinking That You Are Buying A Business

Buying A Business On Leased Premises: Paying For A Headache, Thinking That You Are Buying A Business

30th November 2018 Some businesses operate from more flexible spaces such as the car boot or home corner, for example a consultant, freelancer or agent of some sort.... 

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May elections: what is the price of an ANC electoral victory?

Has Cyril Ramaphosa’s position weakened and, if so, what are the consequences?

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