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ANC elects former Zuma era ministers as chairs of parliamentary committees 

By: African News Agency      19th June 2019 Ministers who served under former president Jacob Zuma and were subsequently cut from cabinet by President Cyril Ramaphosa after he first assumed... 

ANC elects former Zuma era ministers as chairs of parliamentary committees
 Eskom appoints Bheki Nxumalo as head of generation

Eskom appoints Bheki Nxumalo as head of generation 

By: African News Agency      19th June 2019 Eskom on Wednesday appointed veteran executive, Bheki Nxumalo, as group executive for generation effective from July 1.  Nxumalo brings over 20... 

SAA says possible strike by pilots could hurt airline's business

SAA says possible strike by pilots could hurt airline's business

By: African News Agency      19th June 2019 South African Airways has said that the industrial action threatened by aggrieved pilots could hurt the embattled airline's business.  This as the... 

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 Kenya must do more than just find the money

Kenya must do more than just find the money

19th June 2019 Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has maintained a tough stance on the fight against corruption, setting no limits on a campaign to recover the... 

Politics By Insult

Politics By Insult

19th June 2019 Recent judgments and current court cases involving Julius Malema, the leader of the EFF, are helping to clarify the acceptable limits of political... 

Why 'pro-poor' policies on their own won't shift inequality in South Africa

Why 'pro-poor' policies on their own won't shift inequality in South Africa

18th June 2019 Sociologist Goran Therborn has probably influenced the study of inequality more than any other scholar in recent years. Invited to locate... 

 Threat of new designer drugs for Southern Africa

Threat of new designer drugs for Southern Africa

18th June 2019 Designer drugs are among the fastest-growing and most versatile substances in the global illicit drugs economy. Known as ‘new psychoactive... 

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The Skills Balancing Act in Sub-Saharan Africa: Investing in Skills for Productivity, Inclusivity, and Adaptability

The Skills Balancing Act in Sub-Saharan Africa: Investing in Skills for Productivity, Inclusivity, and Adaptability

19th June 2019 Sub-Saharan Africa has the youngest population of any region of the world, and that growing working-age population represents a major opportunity... 

Indlulamithi South Africa Scenarios 2030

Indlulamithi South Africa Scenarios 2030

19th June 2019 Indlulamithi South Africa Scenarios 2030 is a multi-stakeholder, research driven initiative that seeks to reinvigorate our search, as a nation, for... 

Crackdown in Nicaragua – Torture, Ill-Treatment, and Prosecutions of Protesters and Opponents

Crackdown in Nicaragua – Torture, Ill-Treatment, and Prosecutions of Protesters and Opponents

19th June 2019 In April 2018, Nicaraguans took to the streets in large numbers to protest the government of President Daniel Ortega. They were met with violence.... 

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2019

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2019

13th June 2019 The widespread adoption of renewable energy technologies creates employment opportunities up and down the supply chain. Worldwide, the sector... 

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SAA: South African Airways scoops 4 Skytrax Awards in 2019

SAA: South African Airways scoops 4 Skytrax Awards in 2019

19th June 2019 South African Airways (SAA) has claimed the Skytrax award for Best Airline Staff Service in Africa for the seventh time, reaffirming its vision as... 

DA: Parly Committee Chairperson candidates: ANC factional fault lines made clear

DA: Parly Committee Chairperson candidates: ANC factional fault lines made clear

19th June 2019 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has taken note of the African National Congress (ANC) announcement of their candidates for chairpersons of portfolio... 

SA: Speaking notes of presiding officers at State of the Nation Walkabout inspection

SA: Speaking notes of presiding officers at State of the Nation Walkabout inspection

19th June 2019 Parliament is ready to host President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first State of the Nation Address to the sixth democratic Parliament. We have just... 

SA: Black Lawyers Association press release against attempts to undermine the Office of the Public Protector

SA: Black Lawyers Association press release against attempts to undermine the Office of the Public Protector

19th June 2019 The Black Lawyers Association has noted the attacks directed at the office of the Public Protector by various individuals and organisations. This... 

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Reducing wasteful expenditure in the supply chain

Reducing wasteful expenditure in the supply chain

19th June 2019 The Auditor General of South Africa defines irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure (IFW) as ‘expenditure that was made in vain and could... 

Baker McKenzie Releases Cross-Border IPO Index H1 2019 – Africa

Baker McKenzie Releases Cross-Border IPO Index H1 2019 – Africa

18th June 2019 Capital raised by African issuers declined by 28% year on year to USD 341-million in the first half of 2019 (H1 2019), compared with USD... 

Assessing legal risks in the move to Cloud

Assessing legal risks in the move to Cloud

14th June 2019 With the fourth industrial revolution in full swing, businesses are looking for faster and more efficient ways to service customers. Customers are... 

Align corporate decisions with best practice, effortlessly

Align corporate decisions with best practice, effortlessly

14th June 2019 Lexis Nexis, in collaboration with many specialist legal practitioners has compiled a useful, easy-to-navigate online tool called Lexis Practical... 

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