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As we cover former President Barack Obama’s delivery of the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in South Africa, we reflect on the relationship between the late Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama.  There have been many references to the many means in which Mandela inspired Obama, and the many similarities they share. In 2005, Mandela took what would be his last visit to the United States.  While there, he spent some time in Washington, D.C. Obama, then...
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Global Stocks Rise as Pound Gyrates on Trump Brexit Comments

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Treasury Expects Review on VAT Zero-Rated Items

Treasury says it expects a report from a review panel on VAT zero-rated items by the end of the month. The Finance Department has published two draft...

Unions to Take Latest Eskom Wage Offer to Members

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Eskom Hopes to End Wage Dispute on Tuesday

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Mandela: 100 Years Undefeated

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