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23 Jun 2017
 
 
DoT: Joe Maswanganyi: Address by Minister of Transport, on the performance of the Department of Transport entities and SOE's, Hatfield, Pretoria (23/06/2017)
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The 1994 democratic breakthrough provided the ANC led government with the opportunity to pursue economic policies, which embraces inclusive economic growth, development and wealth distribution at...
 
 
19 Jun 2017
 
 
 
Why has China invested so generously in tiny Djibouti, and why are Western governments worried?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
China recently established a military base in Djibouti. Little is known about the base except that it may have capacity to house up to 10 000 troops. The military base has attracted much...
 
 
13 Jun 2017
 
Exploration needed to sustain Botswana diamond history
BOTSWANA CONFERENCE
The only way that Botswana can have a long and continued proud history of diamond mining is to spend money on diamond exploration, Botswana Diamonds MD James Campbell said on Tuesday, when he urged...
 
 
12 Jun 2017
 
No growth and no-go leaders
JP LANDMAN
The political-economic scene is dominated by poor growth numbers; the Zille and Zuma conflict in the DA and ANC respectively; two reports on state capture, one by the churches and one by academics;...
 
 
07 Jun 2017
 
Should temporary staff be screened?
LEXIS NEXIS
Background screening and other contingencies are generally put in place to ensure businesses employ the right people with limited risk. However, should the same approach be taken when hiring...
 
 
31 May 2017
 
France and Africa: Macron’s rhetoric shouldn’t be confused with reality
THE CONVERSATION
The 2017 French election was watched with great nervousness by millions across Francophone Africa. That’s because the French president remains a pivotal figure in about 20 former French colonies on...
 
 
26 May 2017
 
Why no lift-off for Africa’s branch of the BRICS bank?
SAIIA
The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) would open its Africa Regional Centre (ARC) in Johannesburg in March 2016, South Africa’s then finance minister Pravin Gordhan confidently announced in February...
 
 
25 May 2017
 
24 May 2017
 
Vedanta hits production high spot at Black Mountain
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining company Vedanta has achieved its highest quarterly production in four years at Black Mountain in South Africa, where the Gamsberg zinc project is on track to begin production...
 
 
Joburg budget: MMC promises to create more inclusive, pro-poor city
BUDGET
City of Johannesburg residents are set to fork out more for electricity, water, sewerage and sanitation, waste removal, and property rates, as the City directs its attention to the forgotten people...
 
 
23 May 2017
 
DoF: Malusi Gigaba: Address by Minister of Finance, during the National Treasury budget vote 2017/18, National Assembly, Cape Town (23/05/2017)
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In tabling the Budget Vote 7 for National Treasury, I would like to begin by expressing sincere gratitude to the leadership and staff of National Treasury for their continued commitment, pride and...
 
 
18 May 2017
 
DMR: Mosebenzi Zwane: Address by Minister of Mineral Resources, on the occasion of the budget vote, National Assembly, Cape Town (16/05/2017)
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This year we honour one of the greatest stalwarts of our movement, Comrade Oliver Reginald Tambo. It is befitting therefore that we dedicate our collective efforts even more to realising Comrade...
 
 
DMR: Godfrey Oliphant: Address by Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources, on the occasion of the debate on budget vote, Parliament, Cape Town (16/05/2017)
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It is on this day in 1977 that Mama Winnie Mandela was banished by the Apartheid Government to Brandfort in the Orange Free State.
 
 
16 May 2017
 
DST: Naledi Pandor: Address by Minister of Science and Technology, ahead of the Science and Technology budget vote debate, Parliament (16/05/2017)
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Our theme for this year's budget vote is "The Oliver Tambo legacy – positioning the national system of innovation for the future". Government announced the celebration of O.R Tambo this year, as...
 
 
15 May 2017
 
A big change, not for the better
JP LANDMAN
Before SA was downgraded to sub-investment grade in April, a fundamental change had already occurred in SA's financial relationship with the world. That relationship is succinctly captured by the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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