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Kathrada Foundation to take DA on Robben Island tour

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 36 minutes ago The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation will be taking the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) leadership to Robben Island on October 30. The visit comes... 

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Hearing won't end until Mahlangu testifies – Moseneke

Hearing won't end until Mahlangu testifies – Moseneke

By: African News Agency      Updated 54 minutes ago Former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke on Tuesday said the ongoing arbitration hearing into the Life Esidimeni tragedy would not conclude... 

Zuma will take decision to deploy army to crime hotspots – Mbalula

Zuma will take decision to deploy army to crime hotspots – Mbalula

By: African News Agency      Updated 56 minutes ago A request to deploy members of the South African army to help police quell violence in crime hot spots is being processed by the presidency, Police... 

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Returning migrants to The Gambia: the political, social and economic costs

Returning migrants to The Gambia: the political, social and economic costs

Updated 3 hours ago Hardly a day goes by without a discussion on the migrants (including refugees) who have entered Europe in large numbers since 2015. Under the... 

 Challenges ahead for AU in ending CAR conflict

Challenges ahead for AU in ending CAR conflict

Updated 4 hours ago An upsurge of violence and organised crime in the Central African Republic (CAR) has dealt a serious blow to the international community’s... 

Looking at the data: Lessons on best African economic policy

Looking at the data: Lessons on best African economic policy

23rd October 2017 More than the private sector, governments determine the success or failure of African economies. Government policies that propel economies toward... 

Looking at the data: Lessons on best African social policy

Looking at the data: Lessons on best African social policy

23rd October 2017 Poverty and a lack of individual rights has hindered social progress in Africa. However, some of the continent’s 54 countries have shown how to... 

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Resilience Scan: April-June 2017

Resilience Scan: April-June 2017

Updated 3 hours ago This Resilience Scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the second quarter of 2017. It comprises an 'expert view' on... 

 Making Deals in Cyberspace: What’s the Problem?

Making Deals in Cyberspace: What’s the Problem?

19th October 2017 This White Paper aims to build the knowledge of current e-transaction and e-signature rules. It evaluates how these apply in national and... 

 The Role of Law and Regulation in International Trade Finance: the Case of Correspondent Banking

The Role of Law and Regulation in International Trade Finance: the Case of Correspondent Banking

19th October 2017 This white paper will present a view of legal and regulatory structures in the context of trade financing, using the recent example of... 

Countries and subnational entities phasing out existing coal power plants and shrinking the proposed coal power pipeline

Countries and subnational entities phasing out existing coal power plants and shrinking the proposed coal power pipeline

18th October 2017 According to recent news reports, coal power is being squeezed between two trends: the shrinking deployment of new coal plants and the accelerating... 

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DA: Dean Macpherson says parliamentary inquiry into Transnet Chinese locomotive deal gains momentum

DA: Dean Macpherson says parliamentary inquiry into Transnet Chinese locomotive deal gains momentum

Updated 2 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the adoption of a document by the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry outlining the scope and focus of... 

R2K: R2K urges the Tanzanian government to release Human Rights Defenders

R2K: R2K urges the Tanzanian government to release Human Rights Defenders

Updated 15 minutes ago The Right2Know Campaign is outraged to learn about the unlawful arrest of 12 Human Rights activists on 17 October in Tanzania while attending a... 

AKF: Kathrada Foundation to take DA leadership on visit to Robben Island

AKF: Kathrada Foundation to take DA leadership on visit to Robben Island

Updated 2 hours ago In keeping with the wishes of late struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, the Foundation established in his name will this month take the Democratic... 

DA: Zakhele Mbhele on #CrimeStats: 52 South Africans murdered, 109 raped and 46 hijacked every day

DA: Zakhele Mbhele on #CrimeStats: 52 South Africans murdered, 109 raped and 46 hijacked every day

Updated 2 hours 3 minutes ago Today’s release of the Annual Crime Statistics shockingly revealed that violent and organised crimes tragically continue to increase and there have... 

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Understatement penalties for gross negligence

Understatement penalties for gross negligence

Updated 3 hours ago The Tax Court handed down judgement on 18 August 2017 in the case of ABC Proprietary Limited v C: SARS. The case primarily deals with... 

Corporate responsibility in weeding out corruption – a time to step up

Corporate responsibility in weeding out corruption – a time to step up

23rd October 2017 Although State capture and the impact it is having on government has been front of mind for some time, the KPMG matter has recently turned the... 

Thirty-Seven Partners and Eleven Practice Areas listed by IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018

Thirty-Seven Partners and Eleven Practice Areas listed by IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018

23rd October 2017 Fasken Martineau is pleased to be once again included in the IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018 guide as among the world's leading financial... 

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

23rd October 2017 The South African Competition Commission’s recent price fixing investigations should serve as a warning to businesses in industries that practice... 

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