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Hard to see how to eradicate corruption without destroying the governing party – Helen Zille 

By: African News Agency      15th February 2019 Corruption is so entrenched in the fabric of the national government that it is hard to see how it can be eradicated without destroying the... 

Hard to see how to eradicate corruption without destroying the governing party – Helen Zille
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille
Informal political-economic system emerged long before Zuma and Gupta family – Professor

Informal political-economic system emerged long before Zuma and Gupta family – Professor 

By: Sane Dhlamini     15th February 2019 University of the Witwatersrand Professor Karl von Holdt on Friday said given the current focus on former President Jacob Zuma and the... 

Icasa boss sentenced to 20 years in prison for fraud, money laundering

Icasa boss sentenced to 20 years in prison for fraud, money laundering 

By: News24Wire      15th February 2019 Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) chairperson Rubben Mohlaloga has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for fraud and... 

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Helping Africa help refugees

Helping Africa help refugees

15th February 2019 Refugee management in Africa is hindered by scarce resources, social tensions, and cumbersome regulatory processes. Donors, international and... 

Battle of the titans: Fact-checking arch-rivals in race for Nigeria’s presidency

Battle of the titans: Fact-checking arch-rivals in race for Nigeria’s presidency

15th February 2019 This week, Nigerians will elect a president. They are spoilt for choice: the official list has 73 names for the presidency, though some have since... 

Listen to the customer?

Listen to the customer?

15th February 2019 One of the most hotly contested technical points debated during the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa’s) nationwide hearings into... 

Women politicians in Africa face huge odds but can make a real difference

Women politicians in Africa face huge odds but can make a real difference

14th February 2019 Women are gaining ground in politics around the world. Last year, the so-called “pink wave” saw a record number of women elected to Congress in the... 

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Advancing Renewables in Developing Countries: Progress of projects supported through the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

Advancing Renewables in Developing Countries: Progress of projects supported through the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

14th February 2019 The IRENA/ADFD Project Facility represents a partnership between the two key organisations to promote renewable energy in developing countries.... 

 Cyber Resilience in the Electricity Ecosystem: Principles and Guidance for Boards

Cyber Resilience in the Electricity Ecosystem: Principles and Guidance for Boards

14th February 2019 Cyber resilience is a challenge for all organisations, but, due to its vital role as a societal backbone, it is of particular importance for the... 

Presidential Health Summit

Presidential Health Summit

14th February 2019 The report contains the output of the deliberations of the first Presidential Health Summit held in Boksburg on the 19th and 20th of October 2018.... 

Global status report on road safety 2018

Global status report on road safety 2018

12th February 2019 The Global status report on road safety 2018, launched by WHO in December 2018, highlights that the number of annual road traffic deaths has... 

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Statements

SAPVIA: Statement on the recent announcemt by Minister Pravin Gordhan on government decision to

SAPVIA: Statement on the recent announcemt by Minister Pravin Gordhan on government decision to "renegotiate" old renewable energy IPP Contracts

15th February 2019 To stimulate and grow the SA economy, these five elements are critical: predictability, consistency, lower risk and policy certainty. A simple and... 

GCIS: Glass Ceilings Research Highlights Continuing Gender Discrimination In The Media

GCIS: Glass Ceilings Research Highlights Continuing Gender Discrimination In The Media

15th February 2019 “Women remain under-represented in the media - both in mainstream and community media” A Glass Ceilings study, jointly conducted by Gender Links... 

DWS: Minister Gugile Nkwinti calls for collaborative efforts to lead transformation of the water sector

DWS: Minister Gugile Nkwinti calls for collaborative efforts to lead transformation of the water sector

15th February 2019 The Minister of Water and Sanitation, Hon. Gugile Nkwinti reiterated government’s commitment for collaborative efforts to lead transformation of... 

TNPA: Vessel Fire in Port of Durban

TNPA: Vessel Fire in Port of Durban

15th February 2019 The clean-up operations are continuing at the Ship Repair Jetty 2 in the Port of Durban, where a fire broke out on Thursday, 14 February 2019,... 

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Press Offices

Competition Amendment Act – A New Chapter

Competition Amendment Act – A New Chapter

15th February 2019 The Competition Amendment Act (‘Amendment Act’) was signed into law on 13 February 2019 by President Cyril Ramaphosa. The Amendment Act, which... 

South Africa enacts an unorthodox new competition law – reverse onus means dominant firms will have to be extremely careful

South Africa enacts an unorthodox new competition law – reverse onus means dominant firms will have to be extremely careful

14th February 2019 The Competition Amendment Act (Amendment Act), which was signed into law by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on 13 February 2019, has... 

New measures to bring order to strikes

New measures to bring order to strikes

14th February 2019 A new code of good practice governing various aspects of strike action came into effect on 1 January 2019. It is a welcome step towards eliminating... 

Global Legal Hackathon returns to South Africa

Global Legal Hackathon returns to South Africa

12th February 2019 The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) and leading global law firm Baker McKenzie are delighted to announce that Global Legal Hackathon... 

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