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Mashatile denies integrity commission report exists  

By: News24Wire      18th April 2019 African National Congress (ANC) treasurer general Paul Mashatile has denied the existence of a report by the party's integrity committee despite... 

Mashatile denies integrity commission report exists
ANC Treasurer General Paul Mashatile
 Inter-ministerial task team looks to resolve Alexandra issues

Inter-ministerial task team looks to resolve Alexandra issues 

By: African News Agency      18th April 2019 An inter-ministerial task team (IMTT) on service delivery on Thursday said they would be working with the provincial and local government to... 

State capture inquiry: Mrwebi queried validity of cases former KZN Hawks boss probed

State capture inquiry: Mrwebi queried validity of cases former KZN Hawks boss probed 

By: News24Wire      18th April 2019 Former KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Hawks boss Johan Booysen says suspended special director of public prosecutions Lawrence Mrwebi queried the legal... 

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Backsliding

Backsliding

19th April 2019 Economic growth across sub-Saharan Africa remained below population growth for the fourth consecutive year in 2018, with the region’s largest... 

Sibusiso Ndebele and the Legacy of Victim-Offender Dialogues

Sibusiso Ndebele and the Legacy of Victim-Offender Dialogues

18th April 2019 The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of... 

How portrayal of protest in South Africa denigrates poor people

How portrayal of protest in South Africa denigrates poor people

18th April 2019 Poor people in South Africa often feel that the only way they can be heard is to protest. The past few days have shown that not even this gets them... 

 There’s much work to be done in Sudan

There’s much work to be done in Sudan

18th April 2019 As General Awad Ibn Ouf declared the removal of President Omar al-Bashir from office on 11 April, the streets of Khartoum burst into celebration.... 

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How DFID can better manage complexity in development programming

How DFID can better manage complexity in development programming

18th April 2019 The United Kingdom’s (UK) Department for International Development (DFID) is an ambitious government department that is committed to reducing... 

“We Know Our Lives are in Danger” – Environment of Fear in South Africa’s Mining-Affected Communities

“We Know Our Lives are in Danger” – Environment of Fear in South Africa’s Mining-Affected Communities

17th April 2019 In March 2016, activist Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe was killed at his home after receiving anonymous death threats. Bazooka was the chairperson of... 

The September 2018 Mining Charter: An improvement, but transformation still trumps sustainability

The September 2018 Mining Charter: An improvement, but transformation still trumps sustainability

17th April 2019 This report makes the case for reducing government interference in the mining industry to enable it to contribute more effectively to overcoming... 

Localising emergency preparedness and response through partnerships

Localising emergency preparedness and response through partnerships

12th April 2019 Localisation of aid, partnership, and capacity strengthening are increasingly prominent issues within the humanitarian sector. Calls for... 

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DA: Ramaphosa should not use presidential pardon to buy votes

DA: Ramaphosa should not use presidential pardon to buy votes

18th April 2019 Reports that President Cyril Ramaphosa is considering pardoning AbaThembu king, Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, must be seen for what it is – an attempt to... 

ANC GP: Two DA men caught removing ANC Posters

ANC GP: Two DA men caught removing ANC Posters

18th April 2019 The ANC Gauteng Province is not shocked at the new levels of desperation that have been reached by the DA in the province. Yesterday (Wednesday, 17... 

DA: 25 years of corruption limits access to mental health care services

DA: 25 years of corruption limits access to mental health care services

18th April 2019 It is highly doubtful that the new mental hospital in Kimberley, which is said to be 100% complete, will be operationalized any time soon, further... 

DA: DA wishes South Africa’s Christian community a blessed Easter

DA: DA wishes South Africa’s Christian community a blessed Easter

18th April 2019 On behalf of the Democratic Alliance, I would like to wish all members of the Christian community a happy and blessed time as they celebrate this... 

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Changes to South Africa’s critical skills list expected to be published imminently

Changes to South Africa’s critical skills list expected to be published imminently

17th April 2019 The regulations to the South African Immigration Act, 2002 provide for the Department of Home Affairs to periodically publish a list of critical... 

Blue skies & sunshine – Mauritius maintains appeal for investment managers focused on Africa

Blue skies & sunshine – Mauritius maintains appeal for investment managers focused on Africa

16th April 2019 Not just the ultimate holiday stop, Mauritius is also a preferred jurisdiction for fund managers looking to establish African-focused funds.  A... 

Opportunity to regularise pre-Waste Act hazardous waste facilities: But, what are the risks?

Opportunity to regularise pre-Waste Act hazardous waste facilities: But, what are the risks?

16th April 2019 On 5 April 2019, the Minister of Environmental Affairs gave notice of her intention to require any person who lawfully conducted a hazardous waste... 

Legal 500 names Spoor & Fisher Tier 1 in latest rankings

Legal 500 names Spoor & Fisher Tier 1 in latest rankings

16th April 2019 The Legal 500 has once again ranked leading international Intellectual Property (IP) law firm Spoor & Fisher as a Tier 1 firm in South Africa. The... 

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