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DA to press Mbete for Zuma no confidence motion decision

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) has requested an urgent meeting with Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete to press her on making a decision on a motion... 

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Grassroots shareholders celebrate black-controlled manganese mine’s R300m dividend

Grassroots shareholders celebrate black-controlled manganese mine’s R300m dividend

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 54 minutes ago Against the background of rising calls for radical economic transformation in South Africa’s mining sector, particularly transformation that... 

SA bans sale of live chickens – for now

SA bans sale of live chickens – for now

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 8 minutes ago The sale of live chickens in South Africa has been suspended until South African veterinarians can verify that the country’s chickens are free from... 

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ANC policy papers point to a party in a panic about losing power

ANC policy papers point to a party in a panic about losing power

Updated 3 hours ago The documents released ahead of the upcoming policy conference of South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) expose a panicking party... 

 Brave new world

Brave new world

Updated 3 hours ago We are a far cry from the 1800s and the so-called glory days of the British Empire, but sentimentality over ‘making Britain great again’ fuelled... 

No future for Africa without planning – urban planning that is

No future for Africa without planning – urban planning that is

Updated 3 hours ago Groaning under the weight of unplanned growth, African cities struggle to be habitable. Taking urban planning seriously will become vitally... 

ANC take heed: even big brands die if they abandon their founding values

ANC take heed: even big brands die if they abandon their founding values

28th June 2017 In 1994 the idea that the African National Congress (ANC) might lose power in South Africa was unthinkable. Now, with elections approaching in... 

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Forced and Child Labor Linked to World Bank Group Investments in Uzbekistan

Forced and Child Labor Linked to World Bank Group Investments in Uzbekistan

Updated 2 hours 14 minutes ago For several weeks in the fall of 2015, government officials forced Firuza, a 47-year-old grandmother, to harvest cotton in Turtkul, a district in... 

No Room to Hide: A President Caught in the Act

No Room to Hide: A President Caught in the Act

28th June 2017 South Africans have become complacent about complaints of corruption in our government. The allegations are endless but the accountability is nowhere. 

Why Singapore Works: Taking the Right Lessons

Why Singapore Works: Taking the Right Lessons

28th June 2017 In the African context, the Singapore ‘story’ has become enmeshed in fervent debates about colonialism and the apparent virtues of authoritarian... 

Realising the Potential of Blockchain

Realising the Potential of Blockchain

28th June 2017 Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, could soon give rise to a new era of the Internet even more disruptive and transformative than the... 

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GCIS: Minister Motsoaledi to write a letter to Health Ombudsman Prof. Makgoba

GCIS: Minister Motsoaledi to write a letter to Health Ombudsman Prof. Makgoba

Updated 6 minutes ago The Minister of Health Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi will today, 29 June 2017 write a letter to the Health Ombudsman Prof. Malegapuru Makgoba asking his... 

DHS: Human Settlements on Property Practitioners Ombudsman

DHS: Human Settlements on Property Practitioners Ombudsman

Updated 1 hour 15 minutes ago Property Practitioners applauded the envisaged establishment of an Ombud Office to serve as an appeal platform for estate agents on matters that... 

SA: Free State Public Service Commission undermined Committee oversight work

SA: Free State Public Service Commission undermined Committee oversight work

Updated 1 hour 39 minutes ago The Portfolio Committee on Public Service and Administration/Monitoring and Evaluation is disappointed that the Public Service Commission (PSC) in... 

DWS: Youth encouraged to actively participate in the water sector as Youth Indaba kicks off

DWS: Youth encouraged to actively participate in the water sector as Youth Indaba kicks off

Updated 3 hours ago Young people have been encouraged to actively participate in the economic development of the country by playing a big role in the water sector.... 

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Buckshot dismissals are risky

Buckshot dismissals are risky

Updated 3 hours ago Employers frequently know for certain that serious misconduct has occurred but are unable to prove which employee or employees are responsible.... 

Baker McKenzie announces 80 partnership promotions

Baker McKenzie announces 80 partnership promotions

28th June 2017 Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has today announced the election of 80 new partners. This latest investment in the Firm's expertise grows... 

First handbook on the new Legal Practice Act now available to help legal practitioners prepare for the new regime

First handbook on the new Legal Practice Act now available to help legal practitioners prepare for the new regime

28th June 2017 Interesting times lie ahead for the legal profession with the Legal Practice Act (LPA) 28 of 2014 due to come into full force in February 2018,... 

The right to broadcast court cases

The right to broadcast court cases

26th June 2017 The Henri Van Breda case has confirmed that cameras in courts are not only here to stay, but that this is mandated by our Constitution in order to... 

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