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Speaker pleads for more time for decision on vote of no confidence

By: African News Agency      21st July 2017 The Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete, on Friday appealed for more time to make a decision on whether the motion of no confidence in... 

Speaker pleads for more time for decision on vote of no confidence
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Malema says more than 60 ANC MPs will turn on Zuma

Malema says more than 60 ANC MPs will turn on Zuma

By: Reuters     21st July 2017 More than 60 African National Congress (ANC) members in South Africa's parliament will back a no-confidence vote against President Jacob Zuma if... 

Zuma urges society to follow Chief Albert Luthuli’s footsteps

Zuma urges society to follow Chief Albert Luthuli’s footsteps

By: African News Agency      21st July 2017 President Jacob Zuma on Friday, urged the members of society to follow in the footsteps of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Albert Luthuli by espousing... 

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 Making Africa’s schools safe for pupils and teachers

Making Africa’s schools safe for pupils and teachers

21st July 2017 In the Western Cape a parent stabbed a principal and then later returned to the school to ‘finish him off’, HeraldLIVE reported last month. In... 

 Women entrepreneurs need more than a quick fix

Women entrepreneurs need more than a quick fix

21st July 2017 As part of the G20 initiatives last week, the World Bank’s Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, or We-Fi, was launched. This was an idea... 

The man who debated himself: 2 claims by Kenya presidency hopeful rated

The man who debated himself: 2 claims by Kenya presidency hopeful rated

21st July 2017 Ahead of Kenya’s general election in early August, eight TV stations and over 30 radio stations got together to organise a series of debates for... 

Conservative streak prevailed at ANC policy conference

Conservative streak prevailed at ANC policy conference

21st July 2017 At the end of the policy conference of the African National Congress (ANC), President Jacob Zuma declared that the ruling party was more united... 

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Food Loss and Waste: Facts and Futures Report

Food Loss and Waste: Facts and Futures Report

21st July 2017 The Food Loss and Waste: Facts and Futures Report sketches the state of food loss and waste, with a specific lens into excessive food loss and... 

Progress on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: 2017 Update and SDG Baselines

Progress on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: 2017 Update and SDG Baselines

19th July 2017 This report presents the first ever estimates of the population using ‘safely managed’ drinking water and sanitation services – meaning drinking... 

Online and On All Fronts – Russia’s Assault on Freedom of Expression

Online and On All Fronts – Russia’s Assault on Freedom of Expression

18th July 2017 Since 2012, the Russian authorities have intensified a crackdown on freedom of expression, selectively casting certain kinds of criticism of the... 

The Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index

The Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index 

17th July 2017 In 2015, the leaders of 193 governments promised to reduce inequality as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Without reducing... 

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SA: Speaker's response to DA Chief Whip's demand for decision on voting procedure

SA: Speaker's response to DA Chief Whip's demand for decision on voting procedure

21st July 2017 The Speaker of the National Assembly has replied to the Chief Whip of the Democratic Alliance regarding his demand for a decision on the... 

R2K: R2K is outraged by BLF's continued attacks on journalists, and rejects BLF’s calls for a Media Tribunal

R2K: R2K is outraged by BLF's continued attacks on journalists, and rejects BLF’s calls for a Media Tribunal

21st July 2017 The recent harassment of Micah Reddy, an amaBhungane investigative journalist and R2K activist, is yet another affront on freedom of expression.... 

SACP: Great to see Aguma go - but the SABC clean-out is far from complete

SACP: Great to see Aguma go - but the SABC clean-out is far from complete

21st July 2017 James Aguma’s resignation this week as acting CEO of the SABC is welcome news for the corporation and for this country’s much-abused broadcasting... 

DA: Bridget Masango says yet more dodgy allegations about new SASSA CEO under Minister Dlamini

DA: Bridget Masango says yet more dodgy allegations about new SASSA CEO under Minister Dlamini

21st July 2017 After less than a week at the helm of SASSA, a number of serious allegations surrounding the independence and character of the new acting CEO, Ms... 

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Press Offices

Should minors be identified after turning 18?

Should minors be identified after turning 18?

21st July 2017 The Northern Gauteng High Court recently ruled that all child offenders, victims and witnesses may be identified once they have turned 18. This was... 

Yet another Zwane faux pas - Minister of Mineral Resources may bring an ailing industry to its knees!

Yet another Zwane faux pas - Minister of Mineral Resources may bring an ailing industry to its knees!

20th July 2017 On 15 June 2017, the Minister of Mineral Resources (Minister) published the Broad-Based Socio Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African... 

 The lawfulness of retrospective amendments in tax law

The lawfulness of retrospective amendments in tax law

19th July 2017 On 29 May 2017, Judge Fabricius delivered judgment in the Gauteng High Court in the case of Pienaar Brothers (Pty) Ltd vs Commissioner for the... 

 Sars issues a further ruling on venture capital companies

Sars issues a further ruling on venture capital companies

19th July 2017 On 6 June 2017, the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) issued binding private ruling 274 (“BPR 274”). BPR 274 deals with a venture capital... 

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