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South Sudan rebel leader to attend talks with president in Khartoum

By: Reuters     13th June 2018 South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar has accepted an invitation from the Ethiopian Prime Minister to talks with South Sudanese president Salva... 

South Sudan rebel leader to attend talks with president in Khartoum
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 Public Protector defends special adviser appointment

Public Protector defends special adviser appointment 

By: African News Agency      13th June 2018 Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on Wednesday defended her appointment of a special advisor after coming under fire from MPs. Briefing... 

Nelson Mandela Bay municipality finally passes its budget after 4th attempt

Nelson Mandela Bay municipality finally passes its budget after 4th attempt

By: News24Wire      13th June 2018 The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality has avoided being placed under administration, after the fourth sitting of a special council meeting to pass... 

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 FemWise-Africa set to boost women’s role in peace processes

FemWise-Africa set to boost women’s role in peace processes

4th June 2018 High-level African Union (AU) mediation efforts have in the past included very few women. Almost all AU special envoys to conflict zones are men –... 

 The power of parenting: how family bonds can prevent violence

The power of parenting: how family bonds can prevent violence

4th June 2018 Comprising just 800 families, Touwsranten in South Africa’s Western Cape province is the only place in the world in which every programme included... 

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

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

4th June 2018 Despite the plethora of articles and books on Nelson Mandela, little is written on the precise qualities from which we can learn and possibly... 

Govt speaking with one voice on township economy

1st June 2018 For a long time, successive governments in this country have struggled to characterised the township economy. It is not that they did not... 

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Innovation Priorities to Transform the Energy System: An overview for policy makers

Innovation Priorities to Transform the Energy System: An overview for policy makers

25th May 2018 Technological innovation is crucial to enable progress in the transformation of the global energy system. However, policy makers need to refresh... 

Commodities at a Glance: Special Issue on Shale Gas

Commodities at a Glance: Special Issue on Shale Gas

25th May 2018 The future of energy is among the top issues on the international agenda for sustainable development and is expected to remain as such in the years... 

 Stemming the spills: Guiding Framework for National Tax Spillover Analyses

Stemming the spills: Guiding Framework for National Tax Spillover Analyses

25th May 2018 The last decade has revealed scandal after scandal exposing how multinational companies use one country’s tax system, or a combination of several... 

 Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation

Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation

24th May 2018 Despite significant achievements in sustainable energy innovation and market scaling of technologies such as solar, wind energy storage and others,... 

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DA: Paul Willemburg says MEC Mazibuko fails to monitor how library grants are spent

DA: Paul Willemburg says MEC Mazibuko fails to monitor how library grants are spent

18th June 2018 Despite the fact that libraries across the province are facing enormous challenges, the department is underspending on its library grants.... 

SA: Extension of Sars Acting Commissioner's term

SA: Extension of Sars Acting Commissioner's term

17th June 2018 The Minister of Finance, Mr Nhlanhla Nene, has re-appointed Mr Mark Kingon as Acting Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) for a... 

SACP: SACP welcomes intelligence review panel

SACP: SACP welcomes intelligence review panel

17th June 2018 The South African Communist Party welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment of a high-level review panel to assess the mandate, capacity and... 

Eskom: Power Alert 2 - Full recovery of the power system will take approximately ten days

Eskom: Power Alert 2 - Full recovery of the power system will take approximately ten days

17th June 2018 The power system remains constrained with the risk of Stage 1 loadshedding remaining high for this evening due to a shortage of capacity from the... 

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Food safety and insurance

Food safety and insurance

4th June 2018  The recent listeriosis outbreak and role players’ response have drawn attention to the importance of food safety in South Africa and the... 

Using a trusted online legal source makes sense for small law firms

Using a trusted online legal source makes sense for small law firms

1st June 2018 Small law firms need to be able to assist clients with the best legal advice on a disparate range of matters - irrespective of their specific area... 

SCA confirms constitutional protection of customary fishing rights

SCA confirms constitutional protection of customary fishing rights

1st June 2018 Today, 01 June 2018, in a ground-breaking judgment for the protection of customary rights of access to resources in South Africa, the Supreme Court... 

Court finds registered digital communication carries same weight as its traditional predecessor

Court finds registered digital communication carries same weight as its traditional predecessor

30th May 2018 Two ground-breaking judgements in the Randburg Magistrates Court have afforded digital registered communication the same status as conventional... 

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