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Join our march against 'elite predator' Zuma – SACP, Cosatu

By: News24Wire      Updated 2 hours 3 minutes ago The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and the South Africa Communist Party (SACP) have called on workers, African National Congress... 

Join our march against 'elite predator' Zuma – SACP, Cosatu
Government pension fund won't be used to bail out State firms – Gigaba

Government pension fund won't be used to bail out State firms – Gigaba

By: Reuters     Updated 2 hours 4 minutes ago South Africa is not planning to raid the government pension fund to bail out struggling State firms, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on... 

 Court freezes mine rehab billions from Gupta-owned mines

Court freezes mine rehab billions from Gupta-owned mines

By: News24Wire      Updated 4 hours ago Anti-corruption advocacy group the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Tuesday won an urgent interim interdict to freeze some R1.75-billion in... 

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The thin line between electoral credibility and political stability in Kenya

The thin line between electoral credibility and political stability in Kenya

Updated 7 hours ago After a Supreme Court ruling that invalidated Kenya’s August 8 presidential election, the country now finds itself in a moral predicament between... 

South Africa's ruling ANC faces dreadful choices as voters grow more sceptical

South Africa's ruling ANC faces dreadful choices as voters grow more sceptical

Updated 7 hours ago South Africa’s governing African National Congress is caught between the mythological monsters Scylla and Charybdis as it heads towards its crucial... 

 State capture – the corporate fallout

State capture – the corporate fallout

Updated 7 hours ago As South Africa reels almost daily from allegations of ‘state capture’, the focus has mostly been on the accountability of those in power who have... 

Decolonising project: what is the place of ubuntu?

Decolonising project: what is the place of ubuntu?

26th September 2017 The process of pursuing decolonisation of the colonial and apartheid knowledge and cultural projects, often relates to retrieval of the... 

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 High-priced medicines and lack of needs-driven innovation: a global crisis that fuels inequality

High-priced medicines and lack of needs-driven innovation: a global crisis that fuels inequality

Updated 7 hours ago On 14 September 2016, the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines publicly released its final report entitled ‘Promoting... 

Designing a new UK preferences regime post-Brexit: how Africa can benefit

Designing a new UK preferences regime post-Brexit: how Africa can benefit

Updated 7 hours ago The UK’s departure from the EU (‘Brexit’) will trigger a series of critical policy decisions. Uppermost among these is the decision on how to... 

Innovation for productivity and inclusiveness

Innovation for productivity and inclusiveness

22nd September 2017 Global growth picked up in the second quarter of 2017, reflecting improving conditions in advanced economies and emerging market and developing... 

The Cocoa Conundrum: Transforming the cocoa sector in Ghana to reap its full potential

The Cocoa Conundrum: Transforming the cocoa sector in Ghana to reap its full potential

22nd September 2017 Literally translated, the Latin term for cocoa – Theobroma – means ‘food of the gods’. Indeed, cocoa (or cacao, as it is commonly known in raw... 

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Solidarity concludes wage agreement with Assmang

Solidarity concludes wage agreement with Assmang

Updated 3 hours ago Trade union Solidarity concluded a three-year wage agreement for employees in the mining industry on 21 September 2017. This favourable wage... 

Afriforum: Open letter to Chief Justice regarding official court language

Afriforum: Open letter to Chief Justice regarding official court language

Updated 3 hours ago Several prominent academics and language activists, including AfriForum’s Alana Bailey and Annelise de Vries, have addressed an open letter to... 

WC Water Update – Drought Crisis continues

WC Water Update – Drought Crisis continues

Updated 4 hours ago The average water level for dams across the Western Cape is 35.8%. In the corresponding period last year, dam levels were at 62%. Anton Bredell,... 

AMCU: Cosatu Section 77 Protest

AMCU: Cosatu Section 77 Protest

Updated 4 hours ago AMCU notes the section 77 protest action by the COSATU and informs its members not to participate in the exercise as we are not protected because... 

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How valuable is background screening to the retail industry?

How valuable is background screening to the retail industry?

Updated 2 hours 7 minutes ago Fraud and violence in the workplace are serious threats to business stability and can be significant in retail environments where, daily, employees... 

Non-variation clauses and modern business transactions

Non-variation clauses and modern business transactions

Updated 2 hours 16 minutes ago We all have seen a clause in most contracts called the “Non-variation clause”, but one does not always pay clear attention to this short three- or... 

Smart contract 2.0: The need for

Smart contract 2.0: The need for "Smart Lawyers"

Updated 4 hours ago Technology is changing almost every aspect of our lives. It is therefore no surprise that it has already had a profound effect on how legal... 

Notes on National Treasury workshop on extension of CFC rules to foreign trusts and foundations

Notes on National Treasury workshop on extension of CFC rules to foreign trusts and foundations

22nd September 2017 The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017 proposes to extend the existing controlled foreign company (CFC) rules to include foreign trusts and... 

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