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We only have ourselves to blame – Eskom COO 

By: News24Wire      19th March 2019 Eskom only has itself to blame for the lapse of a contract for early detection of maintenance failures, according to Eskom chief operations officer... 

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Harry Gwala mayor calm, collected at court appearance for Magaqa murder

Harry Gwala mayor calm, collected at court appearance for Magaqa murder 

By: News24Wire      19th March 2019 Harry Gwala District Mayor Mluleki Ndobe appeared stoic and calm next to his co-accused as they appeared in the Umzimkhulu Magistrate's Court for... 

 Eskom, government plans for Stage 5 and Stage 6 load-shedding to stave off national blackouts

Eskom, government plans for Stage 5 and Stage 6 load-shedding to stave off national blackouts  

By: News24Wire      19th March 2019 Eskom and government have started planning for Stage 5 and Stage 6 load-shedding, according to officials who say that there is a race against time... 

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Why some won't be celebrating Namibia's independence 29 years on

Why some won't be celebrating Namibia's independence 29 years on

19th March 2019 Namibia’s South West African People’s Organisation (Swapo) is an exception among the liberation movements that became governments in Africa. As... 

No proof for ‘12-million jobs’ in Nigeria’s rice industry, as presidential aide claimed

No proof for ‘12-million jobs’ in Nigeria’s rice industry, as presidential aide claimed

19th March 2019 Rice has become a staple food in Nigeria, Africa’s most populated country, making the industry a priority for governments wanting to improve their... 

25 years of democracy (Part 5): xenophobia repudiates foundational values of democratic South Africa

25 years of democracy (Part 5): xenophobia repudiates foundational values of democratic South Africa

19th March 2019 Why is xenophobia so important? Some readers may believe that the title of this article places too much weight on xenophobia.  It comprises a set... 

ANC in KZN has unveiled a countdown clock

ANC in KZN has unveiled a countdown clock

19th March 2019 Today, the African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal unveiled a countdown clock at its headquarters in Durban as ANC volunteers across all... 

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A Basic Income Grant: Do we need it?

A Basic Income Grant: Do we need it?

19th March 2019 Late last year the Black Sash hosted a Social Security Seminar entitled ‘Facing a world without full employment: Social assistance for all’. The... 

INSPIRE Handbook: action for implementing the seven strategies for ending violence against children

INSPIRE Handbook: action for implementing the seven strategies for ending violence against children

19th March 2019 The INSPIRE handbook: action for implementing the seven strategies for ending violence against children explains in detail how to choose and... 

Local humanitarian action in the Democratic Republic of Congo: capacity and complementarity

Local humanitarian action in the Democratic Republic of Congo: capacity and complementarity

19th March 2019 This study aims to critically research how capacity to respond to humanitarian crises in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is understood and... 

The Criterion Report Vol 2 No 2

The Criterion Report Vol 2 No 2

18th March 2019 This report sets out voter perceptions of the African National Congress (ANC) national government’s performance on six core issues – Economic... 

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SA: Committee Condemns Mr Jooste's Lack Of Cooperation With PWC Investigation

SA: Committee Condemns Mr Jooste's Lack Of Cooperation With PWC Investigation

19th March 2019 The standing committees on Finance and Public Accounts together with the portfolio committees on Trade and Industry, and Public Service and... 

AMCU: AMCU Accepts CCMA Proposal For Sibanye Strike Settlement

AMCU: AMCU Accepts CCMA Proposal For Sibanye Strike Settlement

19th March 2019 AMCU has obtained a resounding mandate from its members to accept the proposed settlement agreement advanced by the CCMA, in an attempt to the... 

DA: DA to seek clarity on the role of SAPS on Election Day

DA: DA to seek clarity on the role of SAPS on Election Day

19th March 2019 The Democratic Alliance (DA) is extremely concerned that the South African Police Service (SAPS) intends on training 900 Police Officers to assume... 

NUM: NUM meeting with President Cyril Ramaphosa, Ministers Pravin Gordhan and Jeff Radebe, brought some elements of hope to workers

NUM: NUM meeting with President Cyril Ramaphosa, Ministers Pravin Gordhan and Jeff Radebe, brought some elements of hope to workers

19th March 2019 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) can confirm that yesterday, Tuesday 18 March 2019, met with State President Cyril Ramaphosa  who was... 

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Webber Wentzel awarded Intellectual Property Transaction Firm of the Year 2019 in South Africa by Managing IP

Webber Wentzel awarded Intellectual Property Transaction Firm of the Year 2019 in South Africa by Managing IP

19th March 2019 Webber Wentzel was awarded Intellectual Property Transaction Firm of the Year 2019 for South Africa by Managing IP, the global intellectual... 

Webber Wentzel partner, Ziyanda Ntshona awarded SAPSA, Woman Professional of the Year 2019

Webber Wentzel partner, Ziyanda Ntshona awarded SAPSA, Woman Professional of the Year 2019

19th March 2019 Webber Wentzel partner, Ziyanda Ntshona was awarded Woman Professional of the Year at the 2019 South African Professional Services Academy (SAPSA)... 

SCA decision: a shake-up for insurers who underwrite PI insurance & advisers, intermediaries & brokers

SCA decision: a shake-up for insurers who underwrite PI insurance & advisers, intermediaries & brokers

19th March 2019 On 14 March 2019, the SCA dismissed Centriq Insurance Company Limited's appeal against the judgment of the Free State Division of the High Court in... 

Better health care access for all: The regulation of telemedicine in South Africa

Better health care access for all: The regulation of telemedicine in South Africa

19th March 2019 It is widely expected that telemedicine services will gain more traction and prominence in the South African health care environment in the coming... 

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