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McBride testifies about 'rotten' Saps at State capture inquiry 

By: News24Wire      16th April 2019 Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) head Robert McBride says the South African Police Service (Saps) runs on patronage.... 

McBride testifies about 'rotten' Saps at State capture inquiry
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 Brand SA appoints Thulisile Manzini as acting CEO

Brand SA appoints Thulisile Manzini as acting CEO

By: African News Agency      16th April 2019 Brand South Africa on Tuesday appointed Thulisile Manzini as acting chief executive with immediate effect following the suspension of Dr. Kingsley... 

Policy and regulatory malaise undermining efforts to address power deficit

Policy and regulatory malaise undermining efforts to address power deficit 

By: Terence Creamer     16th April 2019 Lingering policy uncertainty and regulatory delays are continuing to impede the development of hundreds of small-scale embedded generation (SSEG)... 

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 For credible elections, Africa needs more from the AU

For credible elections, Africa needs more from the AU

10th April 2019 Africa is experiencing a busy electoral year. Two important polls took place in February, in Nigeria and Senegal, both under the watchful eye of... 

Why fixing primary health care is crucial to making South Africa healthier

Why fixing primary health care is crucial to making South Africa healthier

10th April 2019 By some measures – healthy life expectancy, obesity and depression, among others – South Africa is the unhealthiest country on earth. That’s a... 

 SA must exceed expectations on the Security Council

SA must exceed expectations on the Security Council

9th April 2019 Just a few months into its third term as a non-permanent member on the UN Security Council, questions are being asked about whether South Africa... 

South Africa doesn't have enough women in foreign policy. Why it matters

South Africa doesn't have enough women in foreign policy. Why it matters

9th April 2019 The first ever conference of women foreign ministers took place in Canada last year. Ministers from 17 countries, including Ghana, Kenya, Namibia,... 

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The IRR Voter Cheat-Sheet

The IRR Voter Cheat-Sheet

9th April 2019 This ‘Voter cheat sheet’ is a simple, three-page summary table that sets out every main voter position and characteristic from the IRR's February... 

Malawi’s May 2019 Elections

Malawi’s May 2019 Elections

9th April 2019 Malawians go to the polls on Tuesday 21 May 2019. Despite years of policy plans and extensive donor assistance, Malawi remains firmly rooted among... 

 Market solutions to help climate victims fail human rights test

Market solutions to help climate victims fail human rights test

8th April 2019 Rising global temperatures are wreaking havoc around the world, leaving a trail of destruction from Kyoto to Kerala. But those least responsible... 

Promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in shock-sensitive social protection

Promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in shock-sensitive social protection

8th April 2019 The use of social protection in emergencies has increased rapidly over the past few years. Innovative programming, implementation and financing... 

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Statements

Statement By The Coalition For Effective Copyright In South Africa

Statement By The Coalition For Effective Copyright In South Africa

18th April 2019 In the midst of desperate attempts from affected parties to be heard, the Department of Trade & Industry has shown no willingness to properly... 

DOL: Minister of Labour congratulates parties to the Sibanye labour dispute

DOL: Minister of Labour congratulates parties to the Sibanye labour dispute

18th April 2019 The Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant, congratulates the parties to the Sibanye labour dispute for reaching an amicable resolution to the four... 

NUMSA: NUMSA Will Defend The Right To Strike At Comair

NUMSA: NUMSA Will Defend The Right To Strike At Comair

17th April 2019 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) will be going to the Labour court on Thursday to defend the right to strike at Comair.... 

DA: Ramaphosa scared of debating Maimane

DA: Ramaphosa scared of debating Maimane

17th April 2019 The ANC has today confirmed that President Ramaphosa is running scared of debating DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane. Yesterday, the SABC’s Big Debate Show... 

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Press Offices

Durban team wins first round of Global Legal Hackathon

Durban team wins first round of Global Legal Hackathon

4th April 2019 A team of Durban software developers recently scooped first prize at the South African leg of the Global Legal Hackathon hosted and co-ordinated by... 

Private sector help welcomed to alleviate SA’s power crisis

Private sector help welcomed to alleviate SA’s power crisis

4th April 2019 Government is looking at ways to accelerate new power projects while the private sector is examining new technologies and financing options to ease... 

Minerals Council Files Application To Review And Set Aside Certain Provisions Of The Mining Charter 2018

Minerals Council Files Application To Review And Set Aside Certain Provisions Of The Mining Charter 2018

3rd April 2019 On 26 March 2019, the Minerals Council of South Africa ("Council") instituted an application with the High Court, Pretoria, for  a judicial review... 

Making The Digital World Work For Your Business

Making The Digital World Work For Your Business

2nd April 2019 We frequently hear terms such as the Digital Workplace, the Internet of Things, automation in the workplace and the future world of work bandied... 

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