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28 March 2017
                       
 
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22 Mar 2017
 
 
SA’s ruling party on dealing with a divided continent
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
At the January African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, there was a palpable sense of how the re-admission of Morocco and other issues threaten to tear apart the continent. And South Africa –...
 
 
17 Mar 2017
 
Poultry Industry Cries Fowl!
SHEPSTONE & WYLIE ATTORNEYS
For more than 3 years now, the South African poultry industry has cried foul over the import duties charged on foreign poultry products. These import duties have come under scrutiny due to the...
 
 
14 Mar 2017
 
Niger sentences exiled politician in baby-trafficking case
POLITICS
Niger's appeals court on Monday sentenced an exiled former presidential candidate to a year in jail for child trafficking, the final ruling in a long-running case that his lawyers have dismissed as...
 
 
08 Mar 2017
 
Ghana is 60: An African success story with tough challenges ahead
THE CONVERSATION
Black Africa’s first independent nation celebrated its 60th independence anniversary this week. A pioneer in many ways, Ghana was the first country in sub Saharan Africa to secure independence from...
 
 
Did Uganda receive more refugees daily in 2016 than many European nations did the whole year?
AFRICA CHECK
Widely hailed as having one of the world’s most welcoming refugee policies, Uganda is nevertheless buckling to provide for an influx of South Sudanese refugees. The secretary-general of the...
 
 
07 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Biogas for road vehicles: Technology brief
RECOMMENDATION
Switching to biogas as vehicle fuel can reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector between 60% and 80% compared to fossil-based fuels like gasoline and diesel. This brief highlights...
 
 
02 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Government won’t allow poultry industry to be ‘decimated’ - Davies
TRADE POLICY
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies is adamant that government will not stand by while its poultry industry is “decimated”, but acknowledges that there are also issues of industry...
 
 
24 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Dancing the Death Drill
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
'Be quiet and be calm, my countrymen, for what is taking place is exactly what you came to do... Brothers, we are drilling the death drill .' - Reverend Isaac Wauchope Dyobha Paris, 1958. A...
 
 
There’s more to Cameroon’s protest than meets the eye
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
For three activists from western Cameroon who joined a call for the recognition of their linguistic preferences, last week didn’t bring any good news. The lawyer, teacher and journalist have been...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - February 22, 2017
Podcast
Making headlines: Former ANC branch secretary says Molefe's membership forms are fake Zuma says SS Mendi victims loved peace and justice And, SABC inquiry says broadcaster rebuffed TNA media's...
 
 
SS Mendi victims loved peace and justice - Zuma
POLITICS
The more than 600 black men killed when the SS Mendi sank, died believing their contribution to World War I would lead to the better treatment of blacks in South Africa, President Jacob Zuma said...
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
SA: MEC Mathabo Leeto observes commemoration of SS Mendi troopship
STATEMENT
The Free State MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Mrs. Mathabo Leeto would like to join many South Africans to observe the centenary commemoration of the SS Mendi troopship as part of...
 
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by President of South Africa and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, on the occasion of Armed Forces Day, Durban (21/02/2017)
Topics
Let me begin by extending our deepest condolences to the families of the three naval officers and three staff members of the Department of Public Works who lost their lives tragically late last...
 
 
DA: Mmusi Maimane: Address by DA Leader, during a commemoration of the sinking of the SS Mendi on this day 100-years ago, Johannesburg (21/02/2017)
Topics
On this day, one hundred years ago, our country suffered its most devastating maritime disaster when 616 South Africans perished in the cold waters of the English Channel.
 
 
Jeff Radebe: Address by Minister in the Presidency, on the occasion of the centenary commemoration of the sinking of the SS Mendi, Southampton's Hollybrook Cemetery, UK (20/02/2017)
Topics
It is a great but humble honour to be with you on this historic day, where we commemorate those South Africans who sacrificed their lives when the SS Mendi tragically sank one hundred years ago.
 
 
 
                       
 
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