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ANC NEC meets as more members threaten to take the party to court

By: News24Wire      18th June 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee (NEC) is in a last-ditch effort to try and avoid more legal battles as disgruntled... 

ANC NEC meets as more members threaten to take the party to court
NUM slams claims of 'sabotage' by Eskom

NUM slams claims of 'sabotage' by Eskom

By: African News Agency      18th June 2018 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Monday said that Eskom was lying to the public that workers affiliated to the trade union were... 

 Deadline for public input on police watchdog amendment bill looming

Deadline for public input on police watchdog amendment bill looming

By: African News Agency      18th June 2018 Members of the public have until Friday to comment on proposed amendments to the law governing South Africa's police watchdog the Independent... 

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The World Bank is finding new ways to understand South Africa's issues

The World Bank is finding new ways to understand South Africa's issues

18th June 2018 The latest World Bank report on South Africa is not only remarkable for the collaborative method it employed, but also for some of the conclusions... 

Capturing the Soweto Uprising: South Africa's most iconic photograph lives on

Capturing the Soweto Uprising: South Africa's most iconic photograph lives on

18th June 2018 Sam Nzima, the photographer who captured the iconic image of the 1976 Soweto Uprising passed awayon May 12, 2018. The photograph was one of six... 

 Food security under threat in Kenya

Food security under threat in Kenya

18th June 2018 In Kenya, food consumption is outpacing food production. According to a new Institute for Security Studies report, annual agricultural production... 

Imagery and identities in Mandela’s leadership (Part 3)

Imagery and identities in Mandela’s leadership (Part 3)

18th June 2018 From early in his life Nelson Mandela was very conscious of who he was, in relation to others, his identity or identities and the imagery that he... 

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Why is there so little economic development in South Africa’s townships?

Why is there so little economic development in South Africa’s townships?

18th June 2018 There’s no shortage of economic activity happening in township streets, backyards and houses: there are spaza shops on every corner, metal... 

Women and Finance

Women and Finance

18th June 2018 Approximately eighty women gathered at the "Women and Finance" Seminar which was hosted by the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), in... 

PLAAS submission to the Constitutional Review Committee

PLAAS submission to the Constitutional Review Committee

18th June 2018 The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) is a constituent unit of the School of Government at the University of the Western... 

The challenge of informality: counter-terrorism, bank de-risking and financial access for humanitarian organisations in Somalia

The challenge of informality: counter-terrorism, bank de-risking and financial access for humanitarian organisations in Somalia

18th June 2018 Somalia’s financial sector is not a centralised system with clear checks and balances. Instead, it operates through various formal, less formal and... 

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DA: Jacqueline Theologo says North West Acting Premier's appointment unconstitutional

DA: Jacqueline Theologo says North West Acting Premier's appointment unconstitutional

18th June 2018 The Democratic Alliance in North West is disturbed by the fact that Acting Premier, Wendy Nelson is fully functioning in the role of premier... 

SACP: SACP supports the National Health Insurance, condemns health care profiteers

SACP: SACP supports the National Health Insurance, condemns health care profiteers

18th June 2018 The South African Communist Party has noted the pursuit of an orchestrated campaign against the introduction of the National Health Insurance... 

Denel: Denel Group Chief Financial Officer placed on special leave pending disciplinary process

Denel: Denel Group Chief Financial Officer placed on special leave pending disciplinary process

18th June 2018 The Denel Board of Directors has put the Group Chief Financial Officer (GCFO), Mr Odwa Mhlwana, on special leave pending a disciplinary process... 

DA: Khume Ramulifho says DA calls on MEC Lesufi to investigate claims of xenophobia and racism at Boksburg School

DA: Khume Ramulifho says DA calls on MEC Lesufi to investigate claims of xenophobia and racism at Boksburg School

18th June 2018 I have written to the MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi asking him to investigate claims of xenophobia and racism at Freeway Park Primary School in... 

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Press Offices

Overview of South Africa’s current labour law developments

Overview of South Africa’s current labour law developments

18th June 2018 In November 2017,  the National Assembly in South Africa passed several pieces of labour legislation that have important implications for employers... 

Expanded Legal Content Now Available to Navigate Africa’s Business Terrain

Expanded Legal Content Now Available to Navigate Africa’s Business Terrain

18th June 2018 Africa’s heightened economic momentum is widely recognised, with the continent now well entrenched as one of the favoured global destinations for... 

Best years ahead for capital raising in Africa

Best years ahead for capital raising in Africa

15th June 2018 Domestic and cross-border Initial Public Offering (IPO) capital raising by African issuers in the first half of 2018 (H1)  increased by 33%... 

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa strengthens Durban team with senior appointment

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa strengthens Durban team with senior appointment

14th June 2018 Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced the appointment of Ian Petherbridge, as director in the Durban office.   Ian will be focussing... 

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