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Cholera cases rise in Kenya's capital, top hospital says

By: Reuters     16th April 2019 The Kenyan capital has experienced a jump in cholera cases, one of the city's top hospitals said on Tuesday, adding that eight of its own staff had... 

Cholera cases rise in Kenya's capital, top hospital says
Zondo denies Moyane leave to cross-examine Gordhan

Zondo denies Moyane leave to cross-examine Gordhan 

By: News24Wire      16th April 2019 Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has denied axed South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane leave to cross-examine Public... 

 Eskom CEO tries to allay fears of job losses in internal staff memo

Eskom CEO tries to allay fears of job losses in internal staff memo

By: News24Wire      16th April 2019 "Will I still have a job in this turnaround of Eskom?" That's the question Eskom Group CEO Phakamani Hadebe hears most often. 

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Some thoughts ...

Some thoughts ...

9th April 2019 Today we live in a tumultuous era in the history of our young nation, where we witness the proliferation of greed and self-centred careerism. It... 

Survey reveals the mistaken scale of mining’s positive impact

Survey reveals the mistaken scale of mining’s positive impact

8th April 2019 Action Aid’s recent report ‘Mining in South Africa 2018 : Whose Benefit and Whose Burden?’ – based on a mining community survey – describes just... 

 Set up to fail? Challenging how we think about policy

Set up to fail? Challenging how we think about policy

8th April 2019 As followers and users of social media, it’s hard not to be overwhelmed by the persistent and collective sense of failure in South Africa that is... 

Restoring ethics, trust and compassion into South African politics

Restoring ethics, trust and compassion into South African politics

8th April 2019 Many feel “depressed” or “disillusioned” and do not know what to do with their vote and do not see a way out of the current dissolute politics.... 

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Climate change, conflict and security scan: analysis of current thinking

Climate change, conflict and security scan: analysis of current thinking

8th April 2019 As the climate change–conflict–security nexus has gained attention in policy circles – particularly those associated with the international... 

 Women in conflict zones

Women in conflict zones

5th April 2019 No-one can escape the devastating grip of war. For women, it can mark a point of no return. But it can also be a door to new opportunities. Through... 

Making adaptive rigour work: principles and practices for strengthening monitoring, evaluation and learning for adaptive management

Making adaptive rigour work: principles and practices for strengthening monitoring, evaluation and learning for adaptive management

5th April 2019 Core development and humanitarian challenges are complex, and require processes of testing, learning and iteration to find solutions – adaptive... 

Intersectional approaches to vulnerability reduction and resilience-building

Intersectional approaches to vulnerability reduction and resilience-building

5th April 2019 Intersectional approaches recognise that people will have different identities, needs, priorities and capacities which are not static, and will... 

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DOL: Deputy Minister of Labour iNkosi Phathekile Holomisa says 47 percent of vulnerable workers stand to benefit from NMW

DOL: Deputy Minister of Labour iNkosi Phathekile Holomisa says 47 percent of vulnerable workers stand to benefit from NMW

17th April 2019 The R20 per hour National Minimum Wage (NMW) will see 47% of the workforce enjoying a raise in hourly wages, this is according to Deputy Minister... 

DAFF: Update on Foot and Mouth Disease

DAFF: Update on Foot and Mouth Disease

17th April 2019 It has been 14 weeks since the first case of the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in the high surveillance area of South Africa’s FMD free... 

WC:  Independent report ranks best municipalities in the Country

WC: Independent report ranks best municipalities in the Country

17th April 2019 Twelve of the top 20 best performing municipalities in South Africa are in the Western Cape. This according to Good Governance Africa’s 2019 index... 

DIRCO: Summary of the report of the Ministerial Review Panel on SA's foreign policy

DIRCO: Summary of the report of the Ministerial Review Panel on SA's foreign policy

17th April 2019 Attached please find a summary of the report of the Ministerial Review Panel on South Africa’s foreign policy. The summary was presented by the... 

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Press Offices

Your employer, your cellphone and your right to privacy

Your employer, your cellphone and your right to privacy

2nd April 2019 In National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and other v Rafee NO and others (2017) JOL 37705 (LC), the court weighed up the competing... 

How a “House of Bonang” can house its IP

How a “House of Bonang” can house its IP

2nd April 2019 As most of you already know, Bonang Matheba, one of South Africa’s leading media personalities, launched her own range of sparkling wine (MCC)... 

Carbon Tax Updates

Carbon Tax Updates

1st April 2019 On Friday, 29 March 2019 the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) adopted the Carbon Tax Bill (the Bill) in its last sitting ahead of the national... 

Unpacking the PDAC message for AFRICA mining

Unpacking the PDAC message for AFRICA mining

1st April 2019 The recent Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention held in Toronto attracted more than 25 000 delegates, either offering... 

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