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Johannesburg mayor announces R20bn investment for inner city

By: African News Agency      Updated 1 hour 41 minutes ago Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba on Wednesday announced a R20-billion investment which he said was the single biggest property investment the city... 

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Political parties square up in southern Cape

Political parties square up in southern Cape

By: African News Agency      Updated 2 hours 29 minutes ago The southern Cape region is set to be one of the most hotly contested areas in the May 8 elections, with perennial heavyweights the African... 

Reserve Bank will likely keep interest rates steady at next MPC meeting – economist

Reserve Bank will likely keep interest rates steady at next MPC meeting – economist

By: News24Wire      Updated 4 hours ago Interest rates are likely to remain unchanged at next month's meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee of the South African Reserve Bank, according... 

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Electoral systems need urgent reform. South Africa is no exception

Electoral systems need urgent reform. South Africa is no exception

Updated 2 hours 51 minutes ago The long running political soap opera unfolding in Westminster over a decision taken two years ago in a referendum to leave the European Union has... 

 Investing in the adults of our shared future

Investing in the adults of our shared future

Updated 2 hours 53 minutes ago Business has an opportunity to boost profit and productivity by investing in early childhood development in the workplace. This is an example of a... 

 What do party manifestos actually say about corruption?

What do party manifestos actually say about corruption?

Updated 2 hours 56 minutes ago Corruption has probably not cast a shadow over any election in South Africa since 1994 quite as it is doing now. The scale and brazenness of ‘state... 

The ANC’s representational crises

The ANC’s representational crises

23rd April 2019 The ANC led by President Cyril Ramaphosa may secure a majority or increase its share of the votes in May 8’s national elections. However, we are... 

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25 Years On: A Human Rights Manifesto for South Africa

25 Years On: A Human Rights Manifesto for South Africa

Updated 59 minutes ago South Africa’s post-election government must put human rights at the centre of its policies or risk shackling people to the chains of unemployment,... 

 From Funding to Financing: Transforming SDG finance for country success

From Funding to Financing: Transforming SDG finance for country success

23rd April 2019 The gap in investment needed to finance the Sustainable Development Goals is estimated at $2.5 trillion. Achieving the SDGs will require a shift... 

How DFID can better manage complexity in development programming

How DFID can better manage complexity in development programming

18th April 2019 The United Kingdom’s (UK) Department for International Development (DFID) is an ambitious government department that is committed to reducing... 

“We Know Our Lives are in Danger” – Environment of Fear in South Africa’s Mining-Affected Communities

“We Know Our Lives are in Danger” – Environment of Fear in South Africa’s Mining-Affected Communities

17th April 2019 In March 2016, activist Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe was killed at his home after receiving anonymous death threats. Bazooka was the chairperson of... 

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DWS: Gauteng Dam Levels

DWS: Gauteng Dam Levels

Updated 18 minutes ago The levels of the Integrated Vaal River System (IVRS) have slightly improved this week following weeks of uncertainty as the system persisted to... 

DA: DA calls for immediate army deployment for KZN flood rescue and repair

DA: DA calls for immediate army deployment for KZN flood rescue and repair

Updated 21 minutes ago With 51 people confirmed dead and many unaccounted for in the devastating downpours and floods in KZN, the DA is calling on President Cyril... 

DA: DA to refer ANC to IEC over spreading false information about the party in Muslim communities

DA: DA to refer ANC to IEC over spreading false information about the party in Muslim communities

Updated 25 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) will refer various screenshots of WhatsApp messages from the ANC’s WC election group disseminating disinformation... 

Media Statement On Behalf Of Minister Pravin Gordhan/Public Protector

Media Statement On Behalf Of Minister Pravin Gordhan/Public Protector

Updated 4 hours ago 1. We wish to place on record, particular facts about our interactions with the Office of the Public Protector on behalf of our client, Minister... 

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DMR's 2018 Mine Health & Safety Statistics

DMR's 2018 Mine Health & Safety Statistics

Updated 56 minutes ago At the beginning of March, the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) released the Mine Health and Safety Statistics (statistics) for 2018​. The DMR... 

Counterfeiting continues to break global trade records

Counterfeiting continues to break global trade records

Updated 2 hours 25 minutes ago Trade in counterfeit and pirated goods continues to rise despite a slowdown in the global economy. According to the Global Brand Counterfeiting... 

Changes to South Africa’s critical skills list expected to be published imminently

Changes to South Africa’s critical skills list expected to be published imminently

17th April 2019 The regulations to the South African Immigration Act, 2002 provide for the Department of Home Affairs to periodically publish a list of critical... 

Blue skies & sunshine – Mauritius maintains appeal for investment managers focused on Africa

Blue skies & sunshine – Mauritius maintains appeal for investment managers focused on Africa

16th April 2019 Not just the ultimate holiday stop, Mauritius is also a preferred jurisdiction for fund managers looking to establish African-focused funds.  A... 

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Ralph Mathekga unpacks the 2019 election: leading political parties

Ralph Mathekga unpacks the 2019 election: minor political parties

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