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SOEs take centre stage at ANC NEC meeting, Lekgotla

By: Sashnee Moodley     Updated 5 hours ago The African National Congress National Executive Committee has revealed that it was presented with detailed reports on the country’s State-owned... 

SOEs take centre stage at ANC NEC meeting, Lekgotla
Steely Gordhan to his enemies: I am executing the president's project, leave me alone

Steely Gordhan to his enemies: I am executing the president's project, leave me alone

By: News24Wire      22nd January 2020 Pravin Gordhan, under pressure from detractors and enemies inside and outside government and the African National Congress, says he is following a... 

‘Significantly enhanced' shareholder scrutiny to be expected, Eskom’s De Ruyter says

‘Significantly enhanced' shareholder scrutiny to be expected, Eskom’s De Ruyter says

By: Terence Creamer     Updated 6 hours ago Eskom’s new CEO is not overly troubled by the prospect of shareholder intrusion in the State-owned electricity utility, saying that a high level of... 

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 Lesotho’s future no clearer as Tom Thabane resigns

Lesotho’s future no clearer as Tom Thabane resigns

21st January 2020 Just when it looked like things couldn’t get worse in Lesotho, the country was again plunged into uncertainty last week with the announcement by... 

Unstable democracy

Unstable democracy

21st January 2020 At the inauguration of post-apartheid democracy, there were some fears for stability, though these related to the old regime and the far right and... 

Landmark court ruling highlights crisis in South Africa's cities and towns

Landmark court ruling highlights crisis in South Africa's cities and towns

20th January 2020 A high court in South Africa has passed a landmark ruling with far-reaching implications for municipalities that fail to carry out their... 

 No smoke without fire: South Africa’s illicit cigarette trade

No smoke without fire: South Africa’s illicit cigarette trade

20th January 2020 The illicit trade in tobacco, especially cigarettes, costs South Africa’s economy billions of rand annually through lost tax revenue. According to... 

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 Toward Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation

Toward Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation

22nd January 2020 At the 2017 Annual Meeting in Davos, CEOs from the World Economic Forum International Business Council (IBC) issued the “Compact for Responsive and... 

Shaping a Multiconceptual World

Shaping a Multiconceptual World

22nd January 2020 In the report’s opening chapter, “The Expansion of Geopolitics”, World Economic Forum President Børge Brende argues the number of actors exerting... 

Passwordless Authentication: The next breakthrough in secure digital transformation

Passwordless Authentication: The next breakthrough in secure digital transformation

22nd January 2020 Cybercrime is set to cost the global economy $2.9-million every minute in 2020 and some 80% of these attacks are password-related. Knowledge-based... 

Social Control and Abuses by Armed Groups in Colombia’s Arauca Province and Venezuela’s Apure State

Social Control and Abuses by Armed Groups in Colombia’s Arauca Province and Venezuela’s Apure State

22nd January 2020 In the eastern Colombian province of Arauca and the neighboring Venezuelan state of Apure, non-state armed groups use violence to control peoples’... 

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NCC notes with concern attempts of bribery of its officials by suppliers.

NCC notes with concern attempts of bribery of its officials by suppliers.

Updated 4 hours ago The National Consumer Commission (NCC) ​ notes with concern attempts of bribery by certain suppliers in the textile industry who do not want to... 

Eastern Cape dams improve

Eastern Cape dams improve

Updated 5 hours ago Eastern Cape dams are making a steady recovery although large parts of the province remain dry as a result of a severe drought, according to the... 

Minister Sisulu Receives Progress Report On The Vaal River Intervention Programme

Minister Sisulu Receives Progress Report On The Vaal River Intervention Programme

Updated 5 hours ago The Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu, visited the Vaal River Intervention Project yesterday, 21 January 2020.... 

City calls for JoziWalks proposals

City calls for JoziWalks proposals

Updated 6 hours ago The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) is inviting proposals for the first edition of the #JoziWalks in 2020. Now in its fourth year, there will... 

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Baker McKenzie energy team collaborates on innovative solar power initiative

Baker McKenzie energy team collaborates on innovative solar power initiative

Updated 5 hours ago Baker McKenzie is proud to have been part of the team of legal advisors and renewable energy experts that contributed to the Open Solar Contracts... 

Baker McKenzie named World’s Best Law Firm Brand for tenth consecutive year

Baker McKenzie named World’s Best Law Firm Brand for tenth consecutive year

22nd January 2020 Global law firm Baker McKenzie has been named as the best law firm brand for the 10th consecutive year by Acritas’ Global Elite Law Firm Brand... 

A case of the (legally) privileged – disclosure precluded?

A case of the (legally) privileged – disclosure precluded?

22nd January 2020 In Contango Trading SA v Central Energy Fund SOC Ltd (533/2019) [2019] ZASCA 191, the appeal was against a decision of the Western Cape High Court... 

Environmental Alert: Extension of timeframe to comply with the Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015

Environmental Alert: Extension of timeframe to comply with the Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015

20th January 2020 On 17 January 2020, the long-awaited notice extending the transitional timeframe for compliance with the Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015... 

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