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SOUTH AFRICA’S DEMOCRATIC ALLIANCE PLAYS POPULIST IMMIGRATION CARD

As elsewhere in the world, migration is increasingly at the centre of South Africa’s public and political debate. For the first time, the country’s official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance

SOUTH AFRICA WON’T CREATE JOBS UNLESS IT SETTLES ON A NEW SOCIAL COMPACT

Nearly a week has passed since South Africa’s 2018 jobs summit. The two-day gathering produced some useful agreements between the social partners: government, organised labour and business (essentially, big business).

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PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA OFFICIALLY CLOSES THE TWO-DAY PRESIDENTIAL JOBS SUMMIT HELD AT THE GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTER IN MIDRAND, JOHANNESBURG

The Summit was convened under the auspices of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) and brought together all constituencies under one roof to focus on collaborative and high-impact

RAMAPHOSA TO UNVEIL MANDELA STATUE AT UN HQ ON HERITAGE DAY

While South Africans celebrate Heritage Day on home soil on Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa will extend the country’s historic legacy by unveiling a statue of late president Nelson Mandela at

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KOFI ANNAN’S WIFE IN TEARS; FLAGS FLY HALF MAST FOR BURIAL

The former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Atta Annan has been laid to rest today (September 13) in his native Ghana, after a state funeral that will be attended by people

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UNLOCKING AFRICA’S INDUSTRIAL CORRIDORS AND THE ROLE OF STATE OWNED COMPANIES / ENTERPRISES

ABOUT THIS PANEL DISCUSSION: The economic development challenges facing Africa include the highest population growth globally, low growth in infrastructure stock, low levels of intra-regional economic exchange, and remains the

ADDRESS DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA, HIS EXCELLENCY CYRIL MATAMELA RAMAPHOSA AT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE BEIJING FOCAC SUMMIT 2018

Your Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, Your Excellency Paul Kagame, Chairperson of the African Union and President of Rwanda, Your Excellency Moussa Mahamat Faki, Chairperson

REPORT FROM SUMMIT IN CHINA PRESIDENT BUHARI, GOVS AMBODE, OKOROCHA, SEN. AKPABIO, OTHERS AT A PARLEY WITH NIGERIANS LIVING IN CHINA… EARLIER TODAY

President Muhammadu Buhari is in china for a Focus on China Africa Coorporation (FOCAC) Summit. President Buhari, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Rochas Okorocha are pictured at a meeting with Nigerians in

PRIME MINISTER THERESA MAY’S PRESS STATEMENT

Prime Minister Theresa May’s press statement alongside the President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa Thank you, Mr President, for your welcome and thank you for hosting me and my delegates

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JULIUS MALEMA TURNS UP HEAT ON SOUTH AFRICA’S ANC

Julius Malema, the enfant terrible of South African politics, feels he’s got President Cyril Ramaphosa just where he wants him. Since his expulsion from the ruling African National Congress five