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SAHRC to act against Edward Zuma over letter to Hanekom and Gordhan

By: African News Agency      Updated 4 hours ago The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) will take action against President Jacob Zuma’s son Edward’s letter to former ministers Derek... 

SAHRC to act against Edward Zuma over letter to Hanekom and Gordhan
amaBhungane considering legal action against BLF

amaBhungane considering legal action against BLF

By: News24Wire      Updated 4 hours ago amaBhungane has denied claims by Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama that a white man attacked him during its "Inside the... 

Non-racialism is non-negotiable, says Lesufi as teacher at elite school fired

Non-racialism is non-negotiable, says Lesufi as teacher at elite school fired

By: News24Wire      Updated 4 hours ago Gauteng Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi has welcomed the decision by St John's College to fire a teacher who was found guilty of misconduct in an... 

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All bets are off as Magufuli's resource nationalism moves up a gear in Tanzania

All bets are off as Magufuli's resource nationalism moves up a gear in Tanzania

Updated 7 hours ago The Tanzanian government has asked Acacia Mining, a subsidiary of the world’s largest gold mining company Barrick Gold, to pay approximately... 

 Without elections, the DRC’s economy will continue to slide

Without elections, the DRC’s economy will continue to slide

Updated 7 hours ago Despite their efforts to convince the Congolese population that they have their best interests at heart, the ruling majority and the government of... 

Undocumented capture?

Undocumented capture?

28th July 2017 Arguably one of the most telling statements made at last week’s Eskom results presentation was the public assurance given by interim CEO Johnny... 

ICC ruling on South Africa and al-Bashir: pragmatism wins the day

ICC ruling on South Africa and al-Bashir: pragmatism wins the day

27th July 2017 The International Criminal Court (ICC) has finally handed down it’s highly anticipated judgment on South Africa’s failure to arrest Sudanese... 

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Police Abuses Against Child and Adult Migrants in Calais

Police Abuses Against Child and Adult Migrants in Calais

28th July 2017 Nine months after French authorities closed the large migrant camp known as the “Jungle,” on the edge of Calais, between 400 and 500 asylum seekers... 

 Accelerating Workforce Reskilling for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Accelerating Workforce Reskilling for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

27th July 2017 Continuous learning lies at the heart of thriving in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The skills required for most jobs are... 

Governance for growth in Vanuatu: review of a decade of thinking and working politically

Governance for growth in Vanuatu: review of a decade of thinking and working politically

27th July 2017 This report reviews the DFAT-funded Governance for Growth (GfG) programme, which has been supporting economic governance and public financial... 

 Accelerating Gender Parity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Accelerating Gender Parity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

26th July 2017 The current moment offers a strategic win-win opportunity to proactively enhance gender equality and prevent widening gender and skills gaps. To... 

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North West: North West Local Government and Human Settlements on allocation of housing projects

North West: North West Local Government and Human Settlements on allocation of housing projects

Updated 2 hours 7 minutes ago The Department of Local Government and Human Settlements in Bokone Bophirima is serious about breaking down monopoly in the housing construction... 

GCIS: Statement on the details pertaining to the Special Provincial Official Funeral of Ronnie Mamoepa

GCIS: Statement on the details pertaining to the Special Provincial Official Funeral of Ronnie Mamoepa

Updated 2 hours 24 minutes ago The Special Provincial Official Funeral for renowned government communicator and longstanding public servant and activist Mr Ronnie Mamoepa will be... 

NUMSA: NUMSA to consult its members over the Engineering strike

NUMSA: NUMSA to consult its members over the Engineering strike

Updated 3 hours ago The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) Central Committee met from the 24th-28th of July in Johannesburg. The CC was attended by... 

SA: Minister Zokwana serves DG with preliminary charges

SA: Minister Zokwana serves DG with preliminary charges

Updated 3 hours ago The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Mr Senzeni Zokwana (MP) has served preliminary charges on the director general (DG) Mr Mike... 

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Draft legislation proposes significant changes to the tax treatment of share buy-backs and dividend stripping

Draft legislation proposes significant changes to the tax treatment of share buy-backs and dividend stripping

28th July 2017 In the 2016 annual Budget Speech the Minister of Finance indicated the possibility of legislative countermeasures to curb the use of share buy-back... 

Conditional contracts of employment

Conditional contracts of employment

28th July 2017 The Labour Relations Act protects employees against unfair dismissal. However, our law makes allowance for a contract of employment coming to an... 

Planning for successful mine closure

Planning for successful mine closure

27th July 2017 Doing no harm to the environment is becoming a conscious movement around the globe and in the mining sector this mantra becomes infinitely more... 

Political uncertainty leads to drop in M&A deals in Africa this quarter

Political uncertainty leads to drop in M&A deals in Africa this quarter

25th July 2017 Baker McKenzie’s latest quarterly Cross-border M&A Index shows that there were 17 inbound M&A deals in Africa in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017.... 

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