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17 January 2017
                       
 
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16 Jan 2017
 
 
Sudan extends ceasefire by six months
VIOLENCE
Sudan said on Sunday it would extend a unilateral ceasefire in fighting with rebels in the country's warring regions to six months, state news agency SUNA reported. The move comes after the United...
 
 
11 Jan 2017
 
 
 
Obama's final speech: 'We rise or fall as one'
POLITICS
Barack Obama has addressed the US and the world for the final time as president, in an emotional speech that listed the landmark achievements of his presidency and stressed unity as nation. Capping...
 
 
09 Jan 2017
 
Nana Akufo-Addo caught up in plagiarism row
POLITICS
The office of Nana Akufo-Addo issued an apology on Sunday after the new Ghanaian president was accused of lifting passages from speeches by Bill Clinton and George W Bush during his inaugural...
 
 
14 Dec 2016
 
 
 
Resetting South Africa’s Foreign Policy
OPINION
Nelson Mandela had a clear idea of what South Africa’s foreign policy should focus on. ‘Human rights,’ he wrote before taking power in 1994, ‘will be the light that guides our foreign affairs.’...
 
 
02 Dec 2016
 
30 Nov 2016
 
Zuma pays tribute to Castro, “one of the greatest heroes of the 20th century”
MEMORIAL
President Jacob Zuma paid tribute to the former Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana, hailing him as “one of the greatest revolutionaries of our time and one of the greatest heroes of the 20th...
 
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, at the mass memorial rally of former President of the Republic of Cuba Fidel Castro, Plaza de la Revolucion, Havana, Cuba (29/11/2016)
Topics
The people and government of the Republic of South Africa learned with sadness of the passing of one of the greatest revolutionaries of our time and one of the greatest heroes of the 20th century,...
 
 
24 Nov 2016
 
King Mohammed VI woos African leaders at COP22
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The photograph looks like the usual group of African leaders published at the start of every African Union (AU) summit. However, among the leaders attending the Africa Action summit on the margins...
 
 
16 Nov 2016
 
The Business Government Relationship: What Has Gone Wrong?
OPINION
A dysfunctional relationship between business and government – both very far from being unified entities with coherent world views and policies – is one of the reasons why South Africa’s economy...
 
 
15 Nov 2016
 
ANC takes further steps towards self-destruction. What is our role as citizens?
RAYMOND SUTTNER
It is reported in the City Press that President Jacob Zuma attended a caucus of the parliamentary ANC and instructed MPs to vote against the DA’s motion of no confidence in his leadership....
 
 
09 Nov 2016
 
SA: Thabo Mbeki: Address by Former South African President, at the Sunday Times top 100 campanies awards, Johannesburg (08/11/2016)
Topics
I trust that you will bear with me as I begin my comments today by referring to elements of our past.
 
 
08 Nov 2016
 
Gordhan, Madonsela honoured at prestigious Mahatma Gandhi awards
POLITICS
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela received special honours at the 2016 Mahatma Gandhi Awards held at the Durban City Hall on Monday. Gordhan, who could not...
 
 
07 Nov 2016
 
Futuregrowth lifts lending suspension on IDC
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) reported on Monday that Futuregrowth Asset Management’s suspension of lending activities to the State-owned development financier had been lifted with...
 
 
01 Nov 2016
 
Wescoal to pursue junior coal consolidation as black-controlled entity, ups dividend
COAL
Dividend-paying coal mining and trading company Wescoal, which delivered a solid performance on strong sales and operational efficiencies at its Elandspruit colliery, is putting itself ahead in...
 
 
21 Oct 2016
 
 
 
Lectures at Wits marred by continued disruptions
EDUCATION
The University of Witwatersrand (Wits) on Friday vowed to continue with academic activities despite disruptions and arson attacks on campus. Wits spokesperson Shirona Patel said two cars were set...
 
 
 
                       
 
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