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Government condemns violent protests in North West

By: African News Agency      20th April 2018 Government on Friday noted the violent protests which have rocked the North West provincial capital Mahikeng and surrounds, slamming the looting... 

 Government condemns violent protests in North West
Minimum wage Bill now with Labour Dept

Minimum wage Bill now with Labour Dept

By: Thabi Madiba     20th April 2018 The National Minimum Wage Bill is now with the Department of Labour to be redrafted with public input agreed to by the Portfolio Committee on... 

Call made for ‘broad coalition’ to reverse South Africa’s premature deindustrialisation

Call made for ‘broad coalition’ to reverse South Africa’s premature deindustrialisation

By: Terence Creamer     Updated 7 hours ago A new no-holds-barred study of South Africa’s economic transformation over the past two decades concludes that the country has not only... 

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 Will new legislation turn Kenya into a tax haven?

Will new legislation turn Kenya into a tax haven?

20th April 2018 A recently passed law could make it easier for companies to dodge tax in Kenya. This could increase the rate of illicit financial flows and,... 

Millions of urban Africans still don't have electricity: here's what can be done

Millions of urban Africans still don't have electricity: here's what can be done

20th April 2018 At least 110-million of the 600-million people still living without access to electricity in Africa live in urban areas. Most are within a stone... 

Why business should care about inequality

Why business should care about inequality

20th April 2018 South African business needs to sit up and take note of new analysis that not only confirms South Africa as the world’s most unequal country, but... 

 Libya’s ‘divisive unifier’ Haftar stumbles

Libya’s ‘divisive unifier’ Haftar stumbles

19th April 2018 Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the strongman who is widely regarded as the most important player in the overcrowded cast of characters determining... 

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Recommendations

Audacity in Adversity – LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

Audacity in Adversity – LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

20th April 2018 Rima and Ahmed are not alone. Despite state-sponsored repression and social stigma, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the... 

Mass Evictions of Syrian Refugees by Lebanese Municipalities

Mass Evictions of Syrian Refugees by Lebanese Municipalities

20th April 2018 After seven years as reluctant hosts to a million or more Syrian refugees, some Lebanese politicians have become increasingly vocal since 2017 in... 

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition

18th April 2018 Spurred by innovation, increased competition, and policy support in a growing number of countries, renewable energy technologies have achieved... 

 Facing risk: options and challenges in ensuring that climate/disaster risk finance and insurance deliver for poor people

Facing risk: options and challenges in ensuring that climate/disaster risk finance and insurance deliver for poor people

17th April 2018 Reducing the impacts of disasters on poor people is absolutely vital. Climate/disaster risk financing could play a useful role if it is part of an... 

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Statements

Saftu: Saftu condemns private-sector corruption

Saftu: Saftu condemns private-sector corruption

20th April 2018 More evidence is now emerging to support the view of the South African Federation of Trade Unions that the epidemic of corruption and fraud which... 

AfriForum: Prosecution of Duduzane Zuma proves AfriForum’s prosecution strategy works

AfriForum: Prosecution of Duduzane Zuma proves AfriForum’s prosecution strategy works

20th April 2018 AfriForum welcomes the National Prosecution Authority’s (NPA) decision to prosecute Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, on a... 

GCIS: Government calls for calm in North West

GCIS: Government calls for calm in North West

20th April 2018 Government has noted the protest action which has taken place in Mahikeng, North West Province, which have been accompanied by violence, looting... 

DEA: Environmental Affairs Minister publishes an amendment to the Financial Provisioning Regulations pertaining to mining in terms of environmental legislation

DEA: Environmental Affairs Minister publishes an amendment to the Financial Provisioning Regulations pertaining to mining in terms of environmental legislation

20th April 2018 The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has published an amendment to the Financial Provisioning Regulations for the prospecting,... 

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Press Offices

SARS snuffs out Lion Match's

SARS snuffs out Lion Match's "novel" application

19th April 2018 The Taxpayer, Lion Match Company Proprietary Limited, disposed of its shareholding in Kimberly Clark Group during 2008 and ascribed the market... 

The (Un)Certainty of Taxes: Is the 1 January 2019 Implementation Date for Carbon Tax Possible?

The (Un)Certainty of Taxes: Is the 1 January 2019 Implementation Date for Carbon Tax Possible?

18th April 2018 One thing is certain in this context: anyone having to sign off on the Carbon Tax Bill has an unenviable job. Though everyone making submissions at... 

New senior appointment – Norton Rose Fulbright

New senior appointment – Norton Rose Fulbright

17th April 2018 The Banking and Finance practice at Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa expands its Africa focus with the appointment of Patrick Colegrave as a... 

Spoor & Fisher appoints Tshepo Shabangu as Chairperson

Spoor & Fisher appoints Tshepo Shabangu as Chairperson

17th April 2018 Boutique Intellectual Property (IP) Law firm Spoor & Fisher has announced the appointment of Ms Tshepo Shabangu as the Chairperson of the... 

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