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28 Oct 2014
 
 
Algiers talks are Mali's best chance for peace
Institute for Security Studies
Talks in Algeria about the future stability of Mali were suspended at the end of last week. This came amid fears that the internal divisions among armed groups in the north of Mali could again...
 
 
20 Oct 2014
 
DA: Solly Malatsi congratulates Portia Modise on 100 goal milestone
STATEMENT
The DA congratulates Banyana Banyana's leading goal scorer, Portia Modise, for scoring a record 100th goal during yesterday's African Women's Championship against Algeria.         Modise's 100...
 
 
15 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Cable cars could complement other public transport modes
PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Urban ropeways, more commonly known as cable cars, are proving to be a viable, low-cost and compact feeder option for mass transport systems in developing countries, Eurist vice executive director...
 
 
08 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Economic Freedom of the World: 2014 report (October 2014)
ECONOMY
South Africa ranks 93 out of 151 countries and Hong Kong included in the Economic Freedom of the World: 2014 Annual Report, released today by the Free Market Foundation. Last year, South Africa...
 
 
07 Oct 2014
 
SA’s economic freedom diminishing, reveals global report
ECONOMY
South Africa has slumped in the world rankings of economic freedom, dropping from 41 out of 152 jurisdictions in 2000 to 93 in 2012 – largely owing to ineffective government regulation and the...
 
 
17 Sep 2014
 
 
 
Daily podcast – September 17, 2014
PODCAST
Making headlines: Nersa doesn’t expect a tariff ‘reopener’ following Eskom’s bailout declaration. Tunisian forces and militants clash near the border, with one person killed. And, a motion of no...
 
 
10 Sep 2014
 
 
 
Africa’s investment shine dulls in 2014 – report
TRADE
A recent report by Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) has revealed a drop in Africa’s investment attractiveness ratings in 2014, with 22 countries receiving lower scores than last year. The fourth yearly...
 
 
02 Sep 2014
 
SA behind other African countries in broadband access
TELECOMS
Despite being Africa’s economic powerhouse, South Africa has fallen behind in terms of the number of people per 100 that have access to fixed and mobile broadband, Saab Grintek Technologies CTO...
 
 
29 Aug 2014
 
 
 
Daily podcast – August 29, 2014
PODCAST
The office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions (or NDPP) received an unprecedented tongue-lashing in the "spy tapes" order handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal (or SCA) on...
 
 
28 Aug 2014
 
SA: Statement by the Department of Trade and Industry, congratulates Webhelp SA on the launch of their Johannesburg Contact Centre (28/08/2014)
STATEMENT
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, congratulates Webhelp SA on the launch of their Johannesburg Contact Centre which has thus far created 200 jobs. It is further expected that the...
 
 
19 Aug 2014
 
SA: Ntombikayise Sibhidla-Saphetha: Address by the MEC for Arts and Culture during the delivery of Sport and Recreation 2014/15 Prov Budget Vote, Kwazulu-Natal Legislature (19/08/2014)
SPEECH
Firstly, it comes as we mark 20 years of Freedom. Secondly, we are commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Women’s Charter during the month of August. This is to honour the women who marched to...
 
 
18 Aug 2014
 
Marikana, Gaza, Ferguson: 'You should think of them always as armed'
The South African Civil Society Information Service
In colonial wars the occupying power invariably reaches a point where it has to acknowledge that its true enemy is not a minority - devil worshipers, communists, fanatics or terrorists - subject to...
 
 
12 Aug 2014
 
SA: Dipuo Peters: Address by the Minister of Transport, on the occasion of the 3rd Africa Road Safety Seminar, Southern Sun Hotel, Cape Town (12/08/2014)
SPEECH
It is a great honour for us in South Africa to host this conference during this month of August which is set aside to celebrate the women of this country. We honour the women who marched on the...
 
 
11 Aug 2014
 
Before reaching the boat graveyard of Lampedusa: Africa’s accountability for its refugees
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
The international community was appalled by the Lampedusa boat disaster (2) on 3 October 2013, which claimed the lives of more than 360 people, mainly Eritreans and Somalis. Despite calls for the...
 
 
08 Aug 2014
 
SA: Statement by MultiChoice South Africa, MultiChoice Africa and CNN International, CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2014 Competition finalists announced (08/08/2014)
STATEMENT
Finalists in the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2014 Competition were announced today by Ferial Haffajee, Chair of the independent judging panel. The competition is now in its 19th...
 
 
 
                       
 
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