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Author: Abdul Waheed Patel

20 changes to South Africa’s Cabinet: All You Need To Know

(Picture courtesy of: New24 and Eye Witness News) In the late hours of the evening of 30 March 2017, the Presidency of the Republic of South Africa issued an alert that it would make an announcement related to changes to the National Executive. Just after midnight on 31 March 2017, the Presidency issued a statement […]

ELECTIONS UPDATE: South African Local Government Election 2016 – Beyond The Numbers

ETHICORE Political Lobbying – South Africa’s pioneering and leading government affairs across all spheres of Government and key policy areas, is supporting and advising clients all across industries and sectors to re-evaluate and recalibrate government affairs, advocacy and lobbying strategies in post-elections political environment. Download the full update here: SA Local Govt Elections Update Beyond The […]

Celebrating 5 Years. Looking Ahead.

I am elated to share with you that today marks 5 years since ETHICORE was established as the first niche professional political consultancy in Southern Africa. The boom of African democracy and institutions in the face of pressing socio-economic and development imperatives gives rise to unprecedented demands and opportunities. From public policy and assessing political […]

ETHICORE supports the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) to appoint an Independent Advisory Panel

As a responsible corporate citizen, ETHICORE is proud to announce that as part of its social responsibility and commitment to society the company will be providing project and technical support to the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) in respect of the MJC’s strategic initiative to establish an Independent Advisory Panel. ETHICORE Managing Director, Abdul Waheed Patel […]

SA Tech start-up to advance eHealth innovation & patient care

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA: In the 17 June 2014 State of the Nation Address, President Jacob Zuma recognised the need to contribute to the reduction in mortality rates via the improvement of the quality of care in the public sector. ETHICORE Political Consulting is therefore proud to announce the acquisition of SAFE ID as a […]

Biofuels a major recognition in 2014 State of the Nation Address

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA: President Jacob Zuma’s recognition of South Africa’s emerging biofuels sector in the 2014 State of the Nation Address underscores the relevance of this new industry to the country’s economic growth plans.   President Zuma announced that: “Biofuels manufacturers have been selected and have started work.”   According to Mabele Fuels Joint Chief […]

Biofuels regulatory consultation a milestone says Mabele Fuels

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA: The conclusion of the public consultative process on the South African Biofuels Regulatory Framework is a significant milestone for Mabele Fuels, a pioneering investor in the local biofuels industry.   The Department of Energy recently published the Biofuels Regulatory Framework for stakeholder and public comment by 10 February 2014.   According to […]

South Africa 2014 General Elections date announced (7 May 2014)

ETHICORE Political Consulting has noted today, Friday 7 February 2014 the statement by the President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Jacob Zuma announcing the much anticipated date of South Africa’s fifth General Elections since the advent of democracy in 1994. Below is the statement released by The Presidency and downloadable here as […]

Task team to look into affordable housing

On Monday, 3 February 2014 ETHICORE Political Consulting client – the Banking Association South Africa held bilateral consultations with the South African Minister of Human Settlements – Ms Connie September, on housing delivery and finance. Below are the statements released by Government following these consultations. Statement by the Government Communications and Information System, 4 February […]

Banking sector and government agree to speed up housing delivery

On Monday, 3 February 2014 ETHICORE Political Consulting client – the Banking Association South Africa held bilateral consultations with the South African Minister of Human Settlements – Ms Connie September, on housing delivery and finance. Below are the statements released by Government following these consultations. Statement by the Department of Human Settlements, 4 February 2014 […]