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Look at Mandela Day as a way of being, not an event – Graça Machel 

By: News24Wire      18th July 2019 Humanitarian Graça Machel is encouraging citizens to be active by seeing Mandela Day as a way of being instead of an event.  "Mandela Day is a... 

Look at Mandela Day as a way of being, not an event – Graça Machel
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Nelson Mandela & Graça Machel
Reserve Bank cuts repo rate

Reserve Bank cuts repo rate 

By: News24Wire      Updated 7 hours ago The South African Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee has cut the benchmark repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.5% from 6.75%.  This is the... 

Nehawu 'disappointed' by government's intent to cut 30 000 public service jobs

Nehawu 'disappointed' by government's intent to cut 30 000 public service jobs  

By: African News Agency      18th July 2019 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union said on Thursday it was disappointed by the department of public service and... 

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The army is being used to fight Cape Town's gangs. Why it's a bad idea

The army is being used to fight Cape Town's gangs. Why it's a bad idea

18th July 2019 Following the latest spate of murders on the notorious Cape Flats in the Cape Town, the South African government has decided to send in the army.... 

Johnny Clegg: Rebel, intellectual, musician

Johnny Clegg: Rebel, intellectual, musician

18th July 2019 Johnny Clegg died at his home in Johannesburg on Tuesday 16 July, in the care of his family. Most of us are carried on the tides of history, like... 

 Can the AU and UN find common ground on Sudan?

Can the AU and UN find common ground on Sudan?

17th July 2019 Recent developments around Sudan’s transfer of political power show why a more strategic partnership between the African Union (AU) and the United... 

South Africans are upbeat about new technologies, but worried about jobs

South Africans are upbeat about new technologies, but worried about jobs

17th July 2019 Powerful new technologies are emerging that will continue to affect individuals in multiple ways. This has led to references to a Fourth Industrial... 

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 Ending Illegal Fishing: Data Policy and the Port State Measures Agreement

Ending Illegal Fishing: Data Policy and the Port State Measures Agreement

18th July 2019 To drive action on SDG 14 goals for ending illegal fishing by 2020, the paper articulates a data policy framework that is essential for... 

 Building Value with Blockchain Technology: How to Evaluate Blockchain's Benefits

Building Value with Blockchain Technology: How to Evaluate Blockchain's Benefits

17th July 2019 This practical framework helps organizations identify the value of blockchain technology and build a corresponding business case. Co-designed with... 

People, Planet and Prosperity

People, Planet and Prosperity

17th July 2019 Renewable energy is a key solution and the most practical action tool to address climate change. With rapid uptake of renewables, carbon dioxide... 

Practices and remuneration trends report

Practices and remuneration trends report

16th July 2019 The central theme in our report this year is the role of the CEO, and we ask what factors companies should take into account when calibrating their... 

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Statements

DWS: DWS and partners celebrate Mandela Day by giving Hennops new lease on life

DWS: DWS and partners celebrate Mandela Day by giving Hennops new lease on life

Updated 5 hours ago The Gauteng Provincial Office of the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), and various stakeholders today, 18 July 2019, celebrated the birth... 

BBC: BBC responds to the reduction in the Repo Rate

BBC: BBC responds to the reduction in the Repo Rate

Updated 6 hours ago The Black Business Council (BBC) welcomes the decision by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to cut the repo... 

CompComSA: The SAB-Diageo SA Transaction conditionally approved

CompComSA: The SAB-Diageo SA Transaction conditionally approved

Updated 6 hours ago The Commission has recommended that the Competition Tribunal approve with conditions the transaction between South African Breweries (Pty) Ltd... 

COSATU: COSATU statement on interest rates

COSATU: COSATU statement on interest rates

Updated 6 hours ago The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted the decision by the South African Reserve Bank`s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to cut the... 

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Press Offices

Webber Wentzel partner, Dario Milo appointed to the Global Media Freedom Initiative's High-Level Panel of Legal Experts

Webber Wentzel partner, Dario Milo appointed to the Global Media Freedom Initiative's High-Level Panel of Legal Experts

Updated 7 hours ago Webber Wentzel partner and media law expert, Dario Milo has been appointed to the Global Media Freedom Initiative's High-Level Panel of Legal... 

New essential services announced

New essential services announced

18th July 2019 Essential services refer to those services that, if interrupted, would endanger the life, personal safety or health of the whole or any part of the... 

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency regulation in Africa under discussion at Afro-Asia Fintech Festival

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency regulation in Africa under discussion at Afro-Asia Fintech Festival

16th July 2019 African countries are no strangers to the use of digital solutions for money transfers, nor to the rapid implementation of such technologies.... 

Arming estate agents with the right information to value a property correctly

Arming estate agents with the right information to value a property correctly

16th July 2019 With the current trend in the residential property market favouring buyers over sellers, correct property valuation has become more of a priority... 

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