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Magaqa whistleblowers at risk of assassination – Public Protector

By: African News Agency      15th August 2018 A pair of whistleblowers in the Sandiso Magaqa murder have been exposed to possible assassination because of negligence by the South African Police... 

 Magaqa whistleblowers at risk of assassination – Public Protector
 Lonmin remembers 44 people killed in Marikana

Lonmin remembers 44 people killed in Marikana

By: African News Agency      15th August 2018 A ceremony to remember 44 people who died at Lonmin's Marikana operations in the North West six years ago has started in Mooinooi outside of Brits.... 

ANC says opposed to job cuts in mining industry

ANC says opposed to job cuts in mining industry

By: African News Agency      15th August 2018 The governing African National Congress (ANC) said on Wednesday it was emphatically against any retrenchments in both the private and public... 

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It's an insult to call Mandela a sell-out: Motshekga

It's an insult to call Mandela a sell-out: Motshekga

7th August 2018 Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Monday that it was an “insult” to call late anti-apartheid struggle icon and former president... 

Mandela and patriarchy blamed for overshadowing Albertina Sisulu Memorial Lecture

Mandela and patriarchy blamed for overshadowing Albertina Sisulu Memorial Lecture 

2nd August 2018 Late president Nelson Mandela and patriarchy have been blamed for overshadowing the struggle icon Albertina Sisulu's memorial lecture.  The lecture... 

Palestinian teen activist will be invited to SA

Palestinian teen activist will be invited to SA

30th July 2018 Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Mandla Mandela, says Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi - who was released on Sunday from an Israeli prison – will be... 

Parliament commemorates centenary birthdays of struggle icons

Parliament commemorates centenary birthdays of struggle icons

26th July 2018 Parliament, in partnership with Freedom Park on Thursday, held a Students’ Parliament as part of the commemoration of the centenary birthdays of... 

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 Constitutional Court strikes a blow for South Africa’s criminal justice system

Constitutional Court strikes a blow for South Africa’s criminal justice system

15th August 2018 The decision by South Africa’s Constitutional Court nullifying former president Jacob Zuma’s appointment of the country’s prosecutions boss three... 

 DRC wins the battle for stability, but not yet the war

DRC wins the battle for stability, but not yet the war

15th August 2018 Successful conflict management is hard to find anywhere these days – and often least so in Central Africa. It is all the more important then to... 

Nigerian joblessness at all-time high? Checking a politician’s claims

Nigerian joblessness at all-time high? Checking a politician’s claims

15th August 2018 Joining the presidential race, former Nigerian vice-president Atiku Abubakar took aim at the ruling party for what he said was its poor management... 

Sanctions prove key to ending South Sudan’s civil war

Sanctions prove key to ending South Sudan’s civil war

14th August 2018 Cautious optimism surrounds efforts to end the brutal five-year civil war in South Sudan. Recent progress in the peace process has led to a... 

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 Arab World Competitiveness Report 2018

Arab World Competitiveness Report 2018

15th August 2018 The Arab World is at a critical juncture. Ambitious economic and social reforms bring great economic promise to the region and at the same time we... 

Harsh Punishment

Harsh Punishment

14th August 2018 In February 2016, a 23-year-old musician and DJ, Kote Japaridze and two of his friends acquired two grams of MDMA, a recreational synthetic drug... 

The Risks of Dangerous Dashboards in Basic Education

The Risks of Dangerous Dashboards in Basic Education

14th August 2018 On June 1, 2009 Air France flight 447 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris crashed into the Atlantic Ocean killing all 228 people on board. While the... 

Aspirations matter: what young people in Ghana think about work

Aspirations matter: what young people in Ghana think about work

13th August 2018 Aspirations play a vital role in shaping young people’s life choices, particularly when it comes to making decisions about education and jobs.... 

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GCIS: Minister Mokonyane congratulates SABC and MultiChoice for entering into a new contract

GCIS: Minister Mokonyane congratulates SABC and MultiChoice for entering into a new contract

15th August 2018 The Minister of Communications, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane, has extended a congratulatory message to the South African Broadcasting Cooperation (SABC)... 

DIRCO: DIRCO assisting distressed South African citizen in Germany

DIRCO: DIRCO assisting distressed South African citizen in Germany

15th August 2018 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) is aware of the case of a distressed citizen reported by Mr Baise on Sunday, 12... 

SA: Parliament saddened by the passing of Mma Sobukwe

SA: Parliament saddened by the passing of Mma Sobukwe

15th August 2018 The Presiding Officers of Parliament, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Chairperson Thandi Modise have... 

Agri SA: Limitation of land ownership is an economic disaster

Agri SA: Limitation of land ownership is an economic disaster

15th August 2018 Agri SA is deeply concerned by the recent comments made by the ANC Chairperson, Gwede Mantashe. Mantashe reportedly suggested that a limitation on... 

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Press Offices

Selling and moving overseas – How will this affect the conveyancing process

Selling and moving overseas – How will this affect the conveyancing process

14th August 2018 Whether you are selling or buying property in South Africa while living or working abroad, it is noteworthy to know that your property transactions... 

Can you dismiss an employee who refuses an alternative plan designed to avoid mass retrenchment?

Can you dismiss an employee who refuses an alternative plan designed to avoid mass retrenchment?

14th August 2018 ISSUE Is it fair to dismiss an employee for refusing to comply with the recovery plan that was implemented to avoid mass retrenchment? 

Gender pay legislation around the world

Gender pay legislation around the world

10th August 2018 The World Economic Forum’s most recent Global Gender Gap Report concludes that the gender gap in pay, participation and leadership is widening for... 

 Can you dismiss an employee for making racist comments in the workplace, which the employee believes to be friendly and inoffensive according to the employee's culture?

Can you dismiss an employee for making racist comments in the workplace, which the employee believes to be friendly and inoffensive according to the employee's culture?

8th August 2018 ISSUE Is the dismissal of an employee, who compares a fellow employee to a monkey, fair, if the employee doing so alleges the statement was made in... 

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