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Zondo turns down DA request for witness access in State Capture inquiry

By: African News Agency      17th August 2018 Deputy Judge President Raymond Zondo -- who is heading the commission of inquiry into state capture, corruption and fraud in the public sector --... 

 Zondo turns down DA request for witness access in State Capture inquiry
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 SA rand slips again as EFF introduces Bill nationalize Reserve Bank

SA rand slips again as EFF introduces Bill nationalize Reserve Bank

By: African News Agency      17th August 2018 South Africa's rand slipped again on Friday and touched the 15.00 mark against the U.S. dollar, the second time this week, as it continues on the... 

Get your house in order, MPs tell Transnet

Get your house in order, MPs tell Transnet

By: African News Agency      17th August 2018 Parliament's watchdog on public account on Friday said it had instructed the Transnet board and management to curb graft at the state owned... 

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 Gordhan unveils computer labs and libraries to honour Madiba

Gordhan unveils computer labs and libraries to honour Madiba

17th August 2018 South Africa’s Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan and the Mayor of the King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality Dumane Zozo unveiled two... 

It's an insult to call Mandela a sell-out: Motshekga

It's an insult to call Mandela a sell-out: Motshekga

7th August 2018 Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Monday that it was an “insult” to call late anti-apartheid struggle icon and former president... 

Mandela and patriarchy blamed for overshadowing Albertina Sisulu Memorial Lecture

Mandela and patriarchy blamed for overshadowing Albertina Sisulu Memorial Lecture 

2nd August 2018 Late president Nelson Mandela and patriarchy have been blamed for overshadowing the struggle icon Albertina Sisulu's memorial lecture.  The lecture... 

Palestinian teen activist will be invited to SA

Palestinian teen activist will be invited to SA

30th July 2018 Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Mandla Mandela, says Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi - who was released on Sunday from an Israeli prison – will be... 

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Opinions

 Africa’s chance to boost maritime security in the Indian Ocean

Africa’s chance to boost maritime security in the Indian Ocean

17th August 2018 This year the Indian Ocean has seen a drop in piracy risks and an increase in maritime development and attention to the blue economy. This is... 

Land question

Land question

17th August 2018 Does South Africa belong to those who live in it, or to those who conquered it? In other words, is land expropriation without compensation... 

Wood for the trees

Wood for the trees

17th August 2018 Asset manager Stanlib is currently flighting a fascinating series of radio adverts, which pose the question: Was your money ready for this week?... 

 Marikana Scene 2 uncovered

Marikana Scene 2 uncovered

16th August 2018 Most people in South Africa know about the fatal shootings at Marikana platinum mine on 16 August 2012 as police attempted to break up a week-old... 

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 Arab World Competitiveness Report 2018

Arab World Competitiveness Report 2018

15th August 2018 The Arab World is at a critical juncture. Ambitious economic and social reforms bring great economic promise to the region and at the same time we... 

Harsh Punishment

Harsh Punishment

14th August 2018 In February 2016, a 23-year-old musician and DJ, Kote Japaridze and two of his friends acquired two grams of MDMA, a recreational synthetic drug... 

The Risks of Dangerous Dashboards in Basic Education

The Risks of Dangerous Dashboards in Basic Education

14th August 2018 On June 1, 2009 Air France flight 447 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris crashed into the Atlantic Ocean killing all 228 people on board. While the... 

Aspirations matter: what young people in Ghana think about work

Aspirations matter: what young people in Ghana think about work

13th August 2018 Aspirations play a vital role in shaping young people’s life choices, particularly when it comes to making decisions about education and jobs.... 

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Statements

DSBD: Minister Zulu dismisses Ekurhuleni Black Suppliers roadshow as fake

DSBD: Minister Zulu dismisses Ekurhuleni Black Suppliers roadshow as fake

17th August 2018 Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, has distanced herself and her department from a fake event branded as Ekurhuleni Black... 

ANC: ANC welcomes PIC Enquiry

ANC: ANC welcomes PIC Enquiry

17th August 2018 The ANC welcomes the decisive action by President Ramaphosa on the announcement of a Commission of Enquiry on the Public Investment Corporation... 

DA: Key issues new NSFAS administrator, Dr Carolissen, needs to address

DA: Key issues new NSFAS administrator, Dr Carolissen, needs to address

17th August 2018 The Democratic Alliance notes and welcomes the appointment of Dr Randall Carolissen as the administrator for the National Student Financial Aid... 

DHET: Minister Pandor appoints Dr Randall Carollissen as NSFAS Administrator

DHET: Minister Pandor appoints Dr Randall Carollissen as NSFAS Administrator

17th August 2018 The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor has announced the appointment of Dr Randall Carollissen as the Administrator for the... 

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Press Offices

Namibia’s SADC Summit to focus on implementation of industrialization strategy

Namibia’s SADC Summit to focus on implementation of industrialization strategy

17th August 2018 The 38th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), currently taking place in Namibia, is... 

Selling and moving overseas – How will this affect the conveyancing process

Selling and moving overseas – How will this affect the conveyancing process

14th August 2018 Whether you are selling or buying property in South Africa while living or working abroad, it is noteworthy to know that your property transactions... 

Can you dismiss an employee who refuses an alternative plan designed to avoid mass retrenchment?

Can you dismiss an employee who refuses an alternative plan designed to avoid mass retrenchment?

14th August 2018 ISSUE Is it fair to dismiss an employee for refusing to comply with the recovery plan that was implemented to avoid mass retrenchment? 

Gender pay legislation around the world

Gender pay legislation around the world

10th August 2018 The World Economic Forum’s most recent Global Gender Gap Report concludes that the gender gap in pay, participation and leadership is widening for... 

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On whom do we rely for our democratic future?

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