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Eskom says power system will take up to 10 days to recover from strike impact

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 30 minutes ago State electricity company Eskom said late on Sunday its power system remained constrained and would take up to ten days to recover from the effects... 

 Eskom says power system will take up to 10 days to recover from strike impact
 Chaos as ANC's Moses Mabhida conference fails

Chaos as ANC's Moses Mabhida conference fails

By: African News Agency      Updated 1 hour 31 minutes ago African National Congress (ANC) delegates for the Moses Mabhida region have spoken of frustration and disappointment at being unable to hold the... 

Case against Sars 'rogue unit' officials continues

Case against Sars 'rogue unit' officials continues

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 33 minutes ago Three former South African Revenue Service (Sars) executives are expected to appear at the Pretoria Regional Court on Monday on charges of... 

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Imagery and identities in Mandela’s leadership (Part 3)

Imagery and identities in Mandela’s leadership (Part 3)

Updated 1 hour 10 minutes ago From early in his life Nelson Mandela was very conscious of who he was, in relation to others, his identity or identities and the imagery that he... 

Forgotten Youths (Youth Living In Small Towns)

Forgotten Youths (Youth Living In Small Towns)

15th June 2018 From my observations, I note that as young people we often complain about how youth programs are limited to youth month only. Of course it is... 

Eskom strike and public sector strike

Eskom strike and public sector strike

15th June 2018 A few minutes before the first whistle marking the beginning of the 2018 World Cup, both social media and soccer enthusiasts complained about the... 

What to look for when assessing South Africa's president, Ramaphosa

What to look for when assessing South Africa's president, Ramaphosa

15th June 2018 Now that Cyril Ramaphosa has served as South Africa’s president for more than three months, many pundits and ordinary citizens are assessing his... 

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The failure of France and Italy to help refugees and other migrants stranded at the border in Ventimiglia

The failure of France and Italy to help refugees and other migrants stranded at the border in Ventimiglia

15th June 2018 In Ventimiglia, near the border between Italy and France, refugees and other migrants are living rough, without access to the most basic services.... 

Resilience and sustainable poverty escapes in rural Kenya

Resilience and sustainable poverty escapes in rural Kenya

14th June 2018 Official poverty figures for Kenya put poverty incidence at 36% in 2015/16 – a reduction in poverty of 11 percentage points since 2005/06 – however... 

Leave No Girl Behind in Africa – Discrimination in Education against Pregnant Girls and Adolescent Mothers

Leave No Girl Behind in Africa – Discrimination in Education against Pregnant Girls and Adolescent Mothers

14th June 2018 The African continent has the highest adolescent pregnancy rates in the world, according to the United Nations. Every year, thousands of girls... 

Resilience and sustainable poverty escapes in Nepal

Resilience and sustainable poverty escapes in Nepal

13th June 2018 Nepal experienced considerable poverty reduction over the last two decades. However, over the same period, several factors including low economic... 

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Statements

DHA: Home Affairs spokesperson resigns

DHA: Home Affairs spokesperson resigns

15th June 2018 The Department of Home Affairs wishes to announce that its spokesperson and Head of Communication, Mayihlome Tshwete, has resigned. Mr Tshwete will... 

NYDA: President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses National Youth Day Commemoration

NYDA: President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses National Youth Day Commemoration

15th June 2018 The 2018 Youth Day Commemoration will take place on Saturday, 16 June 2018 at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, Gauteng Province, under the theme: Live... 

SALIPSWU: SALIPSWU vigorously deny & reject allegations of R600 000 theft of workers’ money by its Secretary-General

SALIPSWU: SALIPSWU vigorously deny & reject allegations of R600 000 theft of workers’ money by its Secretary-General

15th June 2018 The South African Liberating Public Sector Workers Union (SALIPSWU) is not surprised, neither shocked nor outraged about reckless and... 

SA: Select Committee applauds work of the Magistrates Commission

SA: Select Committee applauds work of the Magistrates Commission

15th June 2018  The Select Committee on Security and Justice has applauded the work of the Magistrates Commission, following the adoption of seven committee... 

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Press Offices

Best years ahead for capital raising in Africa

Best years ahead for capital raising in Africa

15th June 2018 Domestic and cross-border Initial Public Offering (IPO) capital raising by African issuers in the first half of 2018 (H1)  increased by 33%... 

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa strengthens Durban team with senior appointment

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa strengthens Durban team with senior appointment

14th June 2018 Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced the appointment of Ian Petherbridge, as director in the Durban office.   Ian will be focussing... 

A constitutional endorsement for direct democracy in customary law

A constitutional endorsement for direct democracy in customary law

14th June 2018 In the Royal Bafokeng Nation "a king is a king by virtue of the people" (kgosi ke kgosi ka morafe). This was endorsed by the South African High... 

The robot lawyer is coming - redesigning the business of law in Africa

The robot lawyer is coming - redesigning the business of law in Africa

14th June 2018 Being a good lawyer is no longer enough. In uncertain times, and an increasingly complex world, the market has begun demanding a new pace and scale... 

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