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FINAL FAREWELL TO UN’S KOFI ANNAN AT GHANA STATE FUNERAL

ACCRA – World dignitaries laid to rest former UN secretary general Kofi Annan in his native Ghana on Thursday, with calls to keep alive the legacy of a “stubborn optimist” to create a better, more peaceful world. His widow Nane Maria led hundreds of mourners, including world leaders past and present, traditional rulers and global royalty, and called her husband an “extraordinary” person who had a “joy of life”. “My love, you are now back home where you started your long journey. But may your wisdom and compassion continue to guide us,…

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Heritage day, Braai Day or Shaka Day: Whose Heritage is it Anyway?

Background Heritage Day is one of the newly created South African public holidays. It is a day in which all are encouraged to celebrate their cultural traditions in the wider context of the great diversity of cultures, beliefs, and traditions that make up the nation of South Africa. The question of National or Cultural heritage is, however, not without its complications. In a country of eleven different official languages and a turbulent recent political past, one is obliged to ask, for instance, whose heritage it is that South Africans are being called…

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UPDATE: Cyril has 90 days to appoint new NDPP, Nxasana must pay back money

The court ruled that Shaun Abrahams must vacate his job as NPA boss and that Mxolisi Nxasana will not be returning to the position. The head of the NPA tried unsuccessfully to overturn a high court ruling that ordered him out of office on Monday morning at the Constitutional Court. Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga handed down the judgment, finding both the manner in which former NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana vacated office and the subsequent appointment of Shaun Abrahams unconstitutional and invalid. This is due to the R17.3-million “golden handshake” former president…...

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Celebrating Africa Day 2018

Africa Day (formerly African Freedom Day and African Liberation Day) is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) (now known as the African Union) on 25 May 1963. It is celebrated in various countries on the African continent, as well as around the world. Posted by Mutumwa Mawere on Thursday, 24 May 2018 The First Congress of Independent African States was held in Accra, Ghana on 15 April 1958. It was convened by Prime Minister of Ghana Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, and comprised representatives from…...

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GIBC Digital – Experience, Innovation & Reinvention.

History GIBC Digital began by delivering Ops and IT strategy, with a focus on regulatory-driven change. As our clients turned their attention to competing in a fast-paced, digital world, where customer expectations can change quickly, we committed ourselves to helping them evolve. Approach Our teams are multi-disciplinary and include management consultants, technology, and on-demand subject-matter experts. They have front-line experience and know how to deliver change in large, complex organizations. Expertise We provide tailored solutions in: Automation (iOPEX) Data Intelligence Cyber & Fraud Customer Experience (CX) Regulation & Compliance People…

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Civics Literacy 101 with @Linzito85 at @The1873FM @AchukwuRitchie talking leadership in the post-Zuma era.

Civics Literacy 101 with @Linzito85 at @The1873FM @AchukwuRitchie talking leadership in the post-Zuma era. Posted by Mutumwa Mawere on Tuesday, 27 February 2018...

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PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA’S NEW SA CABINET

Since taking office early in February, several opposition MPs have called on Cyril Ramaphosa to deal decisively with corruption and state capture by axing certain ministers. JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced his new Cabinet at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Monday night. Deputy President: David Mabuza Minister of Finance: Nhlanhla Nene – replacing Malusi Gigaba Deputy Minister of Finance: Mondli Gungubele – replacing Sfiso Buthelezi Minister of Energy: Jeff Radebe – replacing David Mahlobo Minister of State Security: Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba – replacing Bongani Bongo Minister Public Enterprises:…...

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ED winds up 100 days in office – What is your rating?

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has appealed for patience as he winds up his first 100 days in office, saying “it takes more than 100 days to recover an economy”, so citizens should not lose hope at the slow pace of change. When he assumed office in November last year, Mnangagwa pledged rapid transformation of the economy and the general way of doing business in government, but in a video released on his Facebook page at the weekend, Mnangagwa admits it has not been possible to achieve much under the given period.…...

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