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KZN #FeesMustFall activist pleads guilty to several criminal charges

By: African News Agency      13th August 2018 Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) student activist, Bonginkosi Khanyile, pleaded guilty in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Monday to four out of 13... 

KZN #FeesMustFall activist pleads guilty to several criminal charges
 Gautrain strike over after workers accept 8 pct wage offer

Gautrain strike over after workers accept 8 pct wage offer

By: African News Agency      13th August 2018 A two-week strike by Gautrain workers ended on Monday after workers accepted an offer by the Bombela Concession Company, operator of the high speed... 

ConCourt finds Abrahams' appointment as NPA boss unconstitutional and invalid

ConCourt finds Abrahams' appointment as NPA boss unconstitutional and invalid

By: News24Wire      13th August 2018 The Constitutional Court found on Monday that the appointment of National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Shaun Abrahams was unconstitutional and... 

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Amplats’ ‘Madiba and I’ competition winners represent S Africa in London

Amplats’ ‘Madiba and I’ competition winners represent S Africa in London

5th July 2018 Anglo American Platinum’s (Amplats’) ‘Tata Madiba and I’ competition winners are in London respresenting the country at a British Council South... 

South Africans urged to ‘Be the legacy’ this Mandela Day

South Africans urged to ‘Be the legacy’ this Mandela Day

5th July 2018 Government has called on all South Africans to become part of the movement for change, by working together as a united, non-racial and non-sexist... 

How young activists are keeping Mandela's legacy alive across Africa

How young activists are keeping Mandela's legacy alive across Africa

5th July 2018 Last month, at a conference on African Inequalities co-organised by our school and the London School of Economics, the first audience question came... 

SARB launches coins, banknotes that honour Madiba

SARB launches coins, banknotes that honour Madiba

4th July 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has launched a public awareness campaign to introduce South Africans to a commemorative series of banknotes... 

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Crisis in Nigerian schooling? Grading three claims by presidential hopeful

Crisis in Nigerian schooling? Grading three claims by presidential hopeful

31st July 2018 Nigeria’s education system is in crisis, presidential hopeful Donald Duke declared on his Facebook page @RealDonaldduke in July 2018. In an earlier... 

First KZN ANC PEC Meeting: My alternative view and forecast

First KZN ANC PEC Meeting: My alternative view and forecast

31st July 2018 Few days ago, the newly elected African National Congress (ANC) provincial leadership held its first meeting.  Millions of people in this province... 

Momentum builds towards an African Continental Free Trade Area

Momentum builds towards an African Continental Free Trade Area

30th July 2018 Five more countries recently signed up to join the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) – one of the African Union’s (AU) biggest... 

Ramaphosa’s quiet diplomacy in Madagascar

Ramaphosa’s quiet diplomacy in Madagascar

30th July 2018 Thanks to the efforts of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, together with others in the international community, Madagascar’s political... 

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Migration as an opportunity: evidence of labour migration initiatives

Migration as an opportunity: evidence of labour migration initiatives

12th July 2018 In partnership with the London School of Economics (LSE), we conducted a wide literature review looking for evidence of public- and private-sector... 

Achieving equal access to justice for all by 2030: lessons from global funds

Achieving equal access to justice for all by 2030: lessons from global funds

12th July 2018 Access to justice is associated with economic growth and social development and its provision is a core state function. But billions of people have... 

‘Leaving no one behind’ through enabling climate-resilient economic development in dryland regions

‘Leaving no one behind’ through enabling climate-resilient economic development in dryland regions

11th July 2018 ‘Leave no one behind’ is a principle central to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This policy briefing, based on five years’... 

Fair Progress? – Economic Mobility Across Generations Around the World

Fair Progress? – Economic Mobility Across Generations Around the World

11th July 2018 Fair Progress? Economic Mobility Across Generations Around the World looks at an issue that has gotten much attention in the developed world, but... 

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SA: Scopa believes solving problems at SAA Technical will sort out many of SAA's ills

SA: Scopa believes solving problems at SAA Technical will sort out many of SAA's ills

15th August 2018 The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) today met the management of South African Airways (SAA) Technical and SAA Chefs. At SAA... 

SA: Committee expresses satisfaction with Sassa's progress

SA: Committee expresses satisfaction with Sassa's progress

15th August 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Social Development today received a briefing from the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) on progress made on... 

SA: National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete hosts a delegation of SADC Speakers meeting

SA: National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete hosts a delegation of SADC Speakers meeting

15th August 2018 The Speaker of the National Assembly Ms. Baleka Mbete is hosting a high-powered delegation of Speakers from Southern African Development Community... 

DWS: DWS is committed to the implementation of the agreement with NEHAWU

DWS: DWS is committed to the implementation of the agreement with NEHAWU

15th August 2018 The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) remains committed to implementing the agreement it signed with NEHAWU in March 2018 on various labour... 

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Press Offices

South Africa joins 48 African countries in signing the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement

South Africa joins 48 African countries in signing the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement

25th July 2018 On 1 July 2018, South Africa, along with five other countries, became party to the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA), joining... 

SARS prescription only starts once tax return has been submitted

SARS prescription only starts once tax return has been submitted

25th July 2018 In the recent case of CSARS v Char Trade, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) that prescription begins to run against CSARS when a return for... 

Asbestos: The Law and Insurance

Asbestos: The Law and Insurance

25th July 2018 Built environment professionals are becoming increasingly aware of their roles and responsibilities set out in terms of legislation.  The legal and... 

South African investment laws - key changes of which foreign investors should be aware

South African investment laws - key changes of which foreign investors should be aware

24th July 2018 The Protection of Investment Act, 2015 (the Act) came into effect on 13 July 2018.  By way of background, the South African government first began... 

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