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25 February 2017
                       
 
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24 Feb 2017
 
 
INVITATION TO AN SKA COMMUNICATION STAKEHOLDER FORUM
What's On
Media is invited to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Communication Stakeholder workshop which is taking place on Monday, 27- 28 February in Carnarvon, which will include a tour of the SKA site. The...
 
 
Xenophobia, identity and diversity: Human Rights Dialogues
What's On
Speaker:  Sarah Motha, FHR Programme Manager for the MIgrants and Refugees Programme, Foundation for Human Rights Date: 28 February 2017 Time: 12:15 for 12:30  - 14:00 Venues in Pretoria, Durban...
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
Free cash rockets to $278m, dividend resumed – AngloGold
GOLD
Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti will resume dividends after lower operating and interest costs helped it nearly double free cash flow to $278-million on lower production. In the 12 months to...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
CC: Competition Commission reaches settlement with Citibank N.A. for colluding
STATEMENT
Today, the Competition Commission has filed with the Competition Tribunal a settlement agreement reached with Citibank N.A. for being part of the forex trading cartel. The Commission found that...
 
 
17 Feb 2017
 
DoH: Aaron Motsoaledi: Address by Minister of Health, during the signing of the Declaration of Intent (DoI) with the French ambassador H.E Mr Christophe Farnuad, Cape Town (16/02/2017)
Topics
It is my greatest pleasure to welcome Your Excellency, Mr Christophe Farnaud to the Health Sector: South Africa in particular the National Department of Health. South Africa and France relations...
 
 
Barack Obama: an enduring legacy for advocates of democracy in Africa?
THE CONVERSATION
American President Donald Trump’s February 13 calls to Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and South Africa’s Jacob Zuma are his first signals of interest in sub-Sahara Africa. Trump reportedly...
 
 
16 Feb 2017
 
Major South African coal extension project on cards – South32
DIVERISIFIED MINERS
A decision will be taken in the June quarter on go-ahead for the Klipspruit Life Extension coal project in Mpumalanga, which is said to have robust economics. The original BHP Billiton capital...
 
 
10 Feb 2017
 
Is the EFF correct that military officers ‘don’t belong’ by SA parliament’s door?
AFRICA CHECK
Before President Jacob Zuma finally started delivering his 2017 State of the Nation Address (SONA), speaker Baleka Mbete gestured towards two men dressed in blue uniforms stationed inside the doors...
 
 
06 Feb 2017
 
Right conditions will unlock shared value for all South Africans – South32
MINING INDABA
The right conditions will enable mining companies to deliver inclusive growth and meet the expectations of stakeholders, as well as deliver superior returns to shareholders, South32 president and...
 
 
02 Feb 2017
 
How farmers in Africa are finding ways to sustainably use wetlands
THE CONVERSATION
Swamps, marshes, floodplains and mangrove forests, all known as wetlands, are a precious resource. In their natural state they provide a range of eco-system services. They regulate water flows,...
 
 
01 Feb 2017
 
A Cuban model for South Africa's Hate Speech Bill
INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATIONS
Under the hate speech provisions in the Bill, any new equivalent of the Penny Sparrow comment comparing black beachgoers to monkeys could see its author jailed for up to three years. But a cartoon...
 
 
31 Jan 2017
 
FMF: New Bill turns petty insults into a crime with 3 years in jail
STATEMENT
Saying, “All politicians are thieving liars” or “All lawyers are blood-sucking parasites”, may land you in jail for up to three years if the proposed Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and...
 
 
30 Jan 2017
 
LSSA: Law Society congratulates Thuli Madonsela on Commonwealth Rule of Law Award
STATEMENT
The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) congratulates former Public Protector Adv Thuli Madonsela on being selected as the recipient of the 3rd Commonwealth Law Conference Rule of Law Award. Ms...
 
 
24 Jan 2017
 
Trump withdraws US from Trans-Pacific Partnership deal
TRADE
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order formally withdrawing the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, following through on a promise from his presidential...
 
 
20 Jan 2017
 
Australian dentists combat dental disease across Africa
HEALTH
Australian charity organisation Bridge2Aid Australia is making strides in helping African countries combat dental disease through training programmes. Bridge2Aid trains health workers to carry out...
 
 
 
                       
 
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