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Cyclone Idai's death toll over 1 000, hundreds of thousands displaced

By: Reuters     15th April 2019 Hundreds of thousands of people are still in need of aid after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in March. More than 1 000... 

Cyclone Idai's death toll over 1 000, hundreds of thousands displaced
ANC veterans 'outraged' by Ace Magashule's 'umlungu' comments

ANC veterans 'outraged' by Ace Magashule's 'umlungu' comments

By: News24Wire      15th April 2019 African National Congress (ANC) veterans have spoken out on the "outrageous utterances" of Ace Magashule, ANC secretary general, in Philippi in the... 

Will ANC national executive committee adopt report red-flagging Mantashe, Mabuza ahead of May 8 polls?

Will ANC national executive committee adopt report red-flagging Mantashe, Mabuza ahead of May 8 polls?

By: News24Wire      15th April 2019 The African National Congress's (ANC's) National Executive Committee (NEC) is unlikely to adopt a report by the party's integrity commission which... 

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Portraying Rwanda's genocide as an encounter with hell

Portraying Rwanda's genocide as an encounter with hell

4th April 2019 Quoting the words of one local missionary, the Time magazine cover of May 1994 reads: There are no devils left in Hell, They are all in Rwanda. 

 SADC shouldn’t scrap Lesotho from its agenda just yet

SADC shouldn’t scrap Lesotho from its agenda just yet

4th April 2019 Time is running out for Lesotho to put a new plan on the table that will prevent it from sliding back to political instability and violence. The... 

Reclaiming political agency in a time of “choiceless democracy”

Reclaiming political agency in a time of “choiceless democracy”

3rd April 2019 The ambiguity of ANC hegemony.  It is very likely that the national elections to be held on May 8 will be free and fair and also, that the ANC will... 

A Poem – The Immigrant

A Poem – The Immigrant

3rd April 2019 "why are you here, you filthy immigrant?"   

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 Globalization 4.0: Shaping a New Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Globalization 4.0: Shaping a New Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

3rd April 2019 Globalization 4.0 is at hand. A new phase of globalization driven by shifts in technology, geopolitics, and social and environmental needs, it will... 

2019 Directors’ Alert – Taking the long-term view

2019 Directors’ Alert – Taking the long-term view

3rd April 2019 Boards are uniquely positioned to oversee the long-term vision of an organisation. Yet, many boards and executive teams are often tempted to focus... 

Hargeisa, Somaliland – Invisible City

Hargeisa, Somaliland – Invisible City

2nd April 2019 The city of Hargeisa, capital of the Republic of Somaliland, was almost completely destroyed by the Siad Barre regime in the late 1980s, as Somalia... 

Scoping and design for taking forecast-based early action to scale: three case studies

Scoping and design for taking forecast-based early action to scale: three case studies

2nd April 2019 Forecast-based early action is emerging among humanitarian and disaster risk management practitioners as an approach that can reduce the impact of... 

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AfriForum: Gauteng parents must register early for 2020 school year

AfriForum: Gauteng parents must register early for 2020 school year

17th April 2019 The civil rights watchdog AfriForum found out after several attempts that the Gauteng school registration platform for the 2020 school year will... 

DA: DA to refer Mayor Mashaba’s latest Alexandra revelations to the IEC

DA: DA to refer Mayor Mashaba’s latest Alexandra revelations to the IEC

17th April 2019 The Democratic Alliance (DA) will supplement the existing Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) complaint against the ANC for the Alex violence... 

SACCI: Improved but still negative trade conditions

SACCI: Improved but still negative trade conditions

17th April 2019 Current trade conditions, as reflected by the Trade Activity Index (TAI), recovered to a seasonally adjusted 37 in March 2019 from 30 in January... 

DA: Vaal commuters stranded as ANC abandons incomplete Vereeniging Taxi-Rank

DA: Vaal commuters stranded as ANC abandons incomplete Vereeniging Taxi-Rank

17th April 2019 Commuters in the Vaal have had to endure ongoing service delivery protests by striking taxi-operators due to the non-completion of the Vereeniging... 

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Updated titles provide useful start for 2019 Financial Planning decisions

Updated titles provide useful start for 2019 Financial Planning decisions

29th March 2019 The new year brings new opportunities for success, but sound financial decisions require a big picture view and understanding of the South African... 

Norton Rose Fulbright announces promotion in Johannesburg

Norton Rose Fulbright announces promotion in Johannesburg

28th March 2019 Amber von Steiger has been promoted to director at Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa.  Based in the firm’s Johannesburg office, Amber is a... 

Are background checks worth the added cost?

Are background checks worth the added cost?

28th March 2019 For some organisations, the act of screening potential hires is not a necessity. Often, the added cost and effort required for pre-screening serve... 

Use of personal data in political campaigning is highly privacy invasive, raises important data security questions

Use of personal data in political campaigning is highly privacy invasive, raises important data security questions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th March 2019 The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) applies to the processing of information, by automated and non-automated means.   This includes... 

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