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Zuma interfered in Eskom governance matters, commission hears  

By: African News Agency      13th November 2018 In more damning testimony regarding former president Jacob Zuma's alleged meddling in the affairs of State-owned enterprises, the State capture... 

Zuma interfered in Eskom governance matters, commission hears
Former President Jacob Zuma
 Court orders VBS Bank to be liquidated

Court orders VBS Bank to be liquidated 

By: News24Wire      13th November 2018 The North Gauteng High Court has granted an order to liquidate VBS Mutual Bank. This after the South African Reserve Bank's Prudential Authority... 

Mantashe to lead ANC delegation at State capture inquiry

Mantashe to lead ANC delegation at State capture inquiry  

By: News24Wire      13th November 2018 Former African National Congress (ANC) secretary general and now Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe will lead the party when it appears... 

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 Diamonds are not necessarily forever

Diamonds are not necessarily forever

13th November 2018 The participants in the Kimberley Process, including 19 African governments, are meeting this week in Brussels to review the successes and failures... 

Why removal of South Africa's tax boss is key to Ramaphosa's chances of success

Why removal of South Africa's tax boss is key to Ramaphosa's chances of success

13th November 2018 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has changed the country’s political landscape significantly since he came to power in February 2018. This... 

Has Buhari’s government plunged Nigeria into $80 billion in debt?

Has Buhari’s government plunged Nigeria into $80 billion in debt?

13th November 2018 Nigeria’s 2019 elections are just months away, and Peter Obi, the recently announced Peoples Democratic Party candidate for vice president, has... 

South Africa is set on fixing its economy. But will poor people benefit?

South Africa is set on fixing its economy. But will poor people benefit?

12th November 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has been working hard to improve South Africa’s economic situation. In October he hosted a jobs summit that’s expected to... 

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Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s 5th Quality of Life Survey (2017/2018)

Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s 5th Quality of Life Survey (2017/2018)

13th November 2018 The results of the Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s 5th Quality of Life Survey (2017/2018) show that, despite very challenging economic... 

 Regional Risks for Doing Business

Regional Risks for Doing Business

13th November 2018 The World Economic Forum has been publishing The Global Risks Report since 2006, highlighting each year the vulnerability of our increasingly... 

Dying for a cookie: How Mondelēz is feeding the climate and extinction crisis

Dying for a cookie: How Mondelēz is feeding the climate and extinction crisis

13th November 2018 In 2010, Mondelēz and other members of the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) recognised the global climate impact of deforestation and agreed to work... 

The Endangered Wildlife Trust 2017/18 integrated report

The Endangered Wildlife Trust 2017/18 integrated report

13th November 2018 The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) has released its 2017/2018 integrated report, which for the first time is supplemented by additional digital... 

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Statements

Finance Committee Reluctantly Accepts Vat Increase

Finance Committee Reluctantly Accepts Vat Increase

13th November 2018 After considerable consultation and deliberation, including three sets of public hearings, the Standing Committee on Finance has reluctantly... 

Industrial Parks Can Be Turned Into Special Economic Zones If Properly Supported

Industrial Parks Can Be Turned Into Special Economic Zones If Properly Supported

13th November 2018 The Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Lionel October says with proper infrastructure, utilities, and... 

Dirco: South Africa prepares for a two-year term at the Security Council

Dirco: South Africa prepares for a two-year term at the Security Council

13th November 2018 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has reached an advanced stage of its preparation for South Africa's third term as... 

Outa: Accountability looms for SABC's Aguma

Outa: Accountability looms for SABC's Aguma

13th November 2018 Outa welcomes the announcement made by the SIU to hold the former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and former acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of... 

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Press Offices

Taking the Pressure Out of Depression

Taking the Pressure Out of Depression

13th November 2018 The Labour Court (LC), in Ockert Jansen v Legal Aid South Africa (2018) 39 ILJ 2024 (LC), recently considered whether the dismissal of an employee... 

Werksmans Launches 'Dawn Raid In A Box'

Werksmans Launches 'Dawn Raid In A Box'

13th November 2018 A dawn raid by the competition authorities can be carried out on any business, big or small, and companies must be mindful of the possibility of a... 

Disability Grants Are Not Enough – The Law Requires Something More

Disability Grants Are Not Enough – The Law Requires Something More

8th November 2018 Have you ever seen signs in a parking bay written “Disabled People Only”? Have you heard a person say “I’m not disabled, but I am a person with a... 

Joint Ventures and their use!

Joint Ventures and their use!

8th November 2018 Joint Ventures, more commonly known as “JV’s”, are not regulated by legislation.  To give a broad definition of a JV, it is an... 

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