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Mahumapelo resigns as premier of North West province

By: News24Wire      Updated 5 hours ago Supra Mahumapelo has announced that he is taking "early retirement" as premier of the North West.  "As one embarks on early retirement from the... 

Mahumapelo resigns as premier of North West province
North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo
Municipalities, State-owned companies must release unused land for urban poor – Ramaphosa

Municipalities, State-owned companies must release unused land for urban poor – Ramaphosa

By: African News Agency      Updated 2 hours 26 minutes ago Municipalities and State-owned companies must expropriate and release unused land for housing the country's urban, landless poor, South African... 

Scopa calls on Treasury to clamp down on corruption

Scopa calls on Treasury to clamp down on corruption

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 2 hours 34 minutes ago Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) on Wednesday said that there were no consequences for corruption in the form of... 

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12 years without an execution: Is Zimbabwe ready to abolish the death penalty?

12 years without an execution: Is Zimbabwe ready to abolish the death penalty?

23rd May 2018 At the end of 2017, the world watched with keen interest as President Robert Mugabe was deposed after 37 years of ruinous rule, and replaced by... 

 Can new leaders revive West Africa’s fight against organised crime?

Can new leaders revive West Africa’s fight against organised crime?

23rd May 2018 West Africa is often portrayed as a continental hotbed for organised crime. The region has been struggling to address the many challenges posed by... 

 How to break the impasse between opposing camps in ivory trade debate

How to break the impasse between opposing camps in ivory trade debate

23rd May 2018 Elephants are in an extremely precarious state in both Africa and Asia. Demand for ivory from Africa has caused significant declines in wild... 

Health minister quoted outdated TB stats for Nigeria, South Africa

Health minister quoted outdated TB stats for Nigeria, South Africa

23rd May 2018 Nigeria’s fight against tuberculosis (TB) suffered a setback when a laboratory that analysed TB samples burned down in March 2018. Nigeria’s junior... 

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Achievement and Enterprise in School Education

Achievement and Enterprise in School Education

23rd May 2018 On average, pupils in independent schools in South Africa achieve much better National Senior Certificate results (sometimes loosely known as... 

The South African Education Crisis: Giving Power Back To Parents

The South African Education Crisis: Giving Power Back To Parents

23rd May 2018 South African education is in crisis. Children attending South African schools fare poorly on almost every metric, and are ill-prepared for the... 

The rise of the social enterprise – 2018 Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report for South Africa

The rise of the social enterprise – 2018 Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report for South Africa

23rd May 2018 In 2018, we are witnessing seismic changes in the workforce, the workplace, and the technologies used in the world of work. Organisations are no... 

 IFI energy investments in Bangladesh: a way forward to SDG 7

IFI energy investments in Bangladesh: a way forward to SDG 7

22nd May 2018 Bangladesh is one of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries, yet at the same time it has demonstrated climate leadership, particularly in... 

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DA: Kevin Mileham says DA calls on COGTA to urgently intervene in collapsing municipalities

DA: Kevin Mileham says DA calls on COGTA to urgently intervene in collapsing municipalities

Updated 2 hours 4 minutes ago The DA notes with concern the findings of the Auditor General (A-G), Kimi Makwetu, as contained in the Consolidated General Report on the Local... 

SA: Finance Committee holds follow-up meeting on Makwakwa, KPMG and other matters

SA: Finance Committee holds follow-up meeting on Makwakwa, KPMG and other matters

Updated 2 hours 10 minutes ago The Standing Committee on Finance has held a follow-up meeting with the South African Revenue Services (Sars) on Wednesday morning on Jonas... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU welcomes North West premier's resignation

NEHAWU: NEHAWU welcomes North West premier's resignation

Updated 2 hours 19 minutes ago The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] welcomes the resignation of Supra Mahumapelo as premier of the North West... 

DWS: DWS refutes claims made by OUTA on the cost of toilets

DWS: DWS refutes claims made by OUTA on the cost of toilets

Updated 2 hours 28 minutes ago The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has noted with concern the peddling of a misconception by the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA),... 

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Five things your domestic worker contract must entail

Five things your domestic worker contract must entail

Updated 7 hours ago Employment contracts are very important in safeguarding the rights of both the employer and employee. When entering into an agreement whereby one... 

Latest ruling shows courts may be more willing to require unprotected strikers be brought to account

Latest ruling shows courts may be more willing to require unprotected strikers be brought to account

Updated 7 hours ago In the recent Judgment of County Fair Foods, a division of Astral Operations Limited v FAWU & Others [CA02/2017] the Labour Appeal Court was... 

Notification of commencement of audit

Notification of commencement of audit

Updated 7 hours ago The obligation of Sars to collect tax and taxpayers' rights are often at odds with each other. In an attempt to address this issue, the Budget 2018... 

Overlap in treatment of dividend

Overlap in treatment of dividend

Updated 7 hours ago Section 1 of the Income Tax Act (ITA) defines a "dividend" to be any amount transferred by a resident company for the benefit of any person in... 

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