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30 April 2017
                       
 
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28 Apr 2017
 
 
SAFTU: Workers of the world unite: You have nothing to lose but your chains!
STATEMENT
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) - the world’s newest workers’ federation - is proud to join hands with millions of workers around the globe to celebrate our first and May Day....
 
 
Pope Francis arrives in Cairo seeking to mend ties with Islam
RELIGION
Pope Francis arrives in Cairo on Friday hoping to mend ties with Islamic religious leaders just as Egypt's ancient Christian community faces unprecedented pressure from Islamic State militants who...
 
 
26 Apr 2017
 
Job losses loom at troubled Marula – Implats
PLATINUM
Despite ongoing engagement between all stakeholders to restore operational continuity and secure the financial sustainability of the Marula platinum operation, continued community protest action...
 
 
Citizens must unite to save corruption-crippled SA
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Democratic institutions in South Africa are in disarray. Serious breaches of accountability have made it hard for the constitutional aspiration of responsive and transparent governance to become a...
 
 
Shoot to kill, says 'new sheriff in town' Mbalula
CRIME
Shoot to kill was the order given to police by the Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula on Tuesday. Mbalula said when dealing with criminals, police should do all they can to protect themselves and...
 
 
25 Apr 2017
 
DA: Patricia Kopane says Nhleko U-turn on Nkandla upgrade briefing highly suspicious
STATEMENT
The DA finds it highly suspicious that the new Minister of Public Works, Nathi Nhleko, mysteriously cancelled a press briefing scheduled for today, to explain the new upgrades and improvements...
 
 
NUM: NUM is extremely worried of the underground fire raging at Sibanye Gold Cooke 1 mine
STATEMENT
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has learnt with disgust the fact that Sibanye Gold mine is hiding an underground fire that is alleged to have been burning since April 13th until today. What...
 
 
Are credit rating agencies the problem or part of the solution?
SAIIA
When it comes to the economic reputation of a country are credit rating agencies (CRAs) part of the problem or part of the solution? This question has received increasing focus since the 2008...
 
 
Public Works cancels Nkandla briefing
POLITICS
Public Works Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko on Monday cancelled a press briefing scheduled for Tuesday where he was expected to “set the record straight” on further upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's...
 
 
24 Apr 2017
 
Peacebuilding in Africa: why the media matters
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The appointment of United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres in January has many wondering how he will take forward the recommendations of three major UN reviews on peacebuilding,...
 
 
Freedom day and the question of non-violence
RAYMOND SUTTNER
It is exciting that at this time, when we mark Freedom Day, we are witnessing the revival of mass popular action, manifested in marches and other forms of organised political activity in defence of...
 
 
21 Apr 2017
 
Kenyan forces say 52 al Shabaab fighters killed in Somalia
VIOLENCE
Kenyan troops killed 52 al Shabaab fighters in an attack on the militants' camp in southern Somalia on Friday, a military spokesperson said. Colonel Joseph Owuoth, spokesperson for Kenya Defence...
 
 
20 Apr 2017
 
DEA: Edna Molewa: Address by Minister of Environmental Affairs, at the offical handover of the Kgoroši recreation park, Limpopo (20/04/2017)
Topics
This 6th National Imbizo Focus Week forms part of our efforts as government to work with our communities to actively participate in the implementation of the National Development Plan as a roadmap...
 
 
19 Apr 2017
 
 
 
DA calls for SABC to fire Hlaudi Motsoeneng
POLITICS
Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s press conference is grounds for him to be immediately fired from the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) as he has breached the public broadcaster’s Code of Conduct,...
 
 
12 Apr 2017
 
Thousands to march against Zuma on his birthday
POLITICS
As the African National Congress (ANC) prepares to celebrate President Jacob Zuma's 75th birthday, opposition parties will be leading thousands in protest to demand that he step down as South...
 
 
 
                       
 
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