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Gigaba wasn't targeted by old guard, mistakes are his own – Mantashe

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 2 minutes ago African National Congress (ANC) national chairperson Gwede Mantashe has criticised those blaming former Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba's... 

Gigaba wasn't targeted by old guard, mistakes are his own – Mantashe
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ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe
Acting NPA head Ramaite fumbles and falters during NDPP interview

Acting NPA head Ramaite fumbles and falters during NDPP interview

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 4 minutes ago Acting National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Silas Ramaite has faced a tough morning of questions, trying to distance himself from... 

ACDP says scandal-ridden Gigaba was a 'liability' and should have resigned earlier

ACDP says scandal-ridden Gigaba was a 'liability' and should have resigned earlier

By: African News Agency      Updated 1 hour 15 minutes ago The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) on Wednesday said it welcomes the resignation of Malusi Gigaba from the position of Home Affairs... 

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Life in South Africa's economic hub is improving -- but big challenges remain

Life in South Africa's economic hub is improving -- but big challenges remain

Updated 3 hours ago More than 14-million people live in South Africa’s economic hub, the Gauteng City-Region. That’s 25% of the country’s population. A lot of media... 

Why giving South Africans title deeds isn't the panacea for land reform

Why giving South Africans title deeds isn't the panacea for land reform

Updated 3 hours ago The land reform debate in South Africa has become increasingly polarised since Parliament resolved to consider amending the country’s Constitution... 

 Diamonds are not necessarily forever

Diamonds are not necessarily forever

13th November 2018 The participants in the Kimberley Process, including 19 African governments, are meeting this week in Brussels to review the successes and failures... 

Why removal of South Africa's tax boss is key to Ramaphosa's chances of success

Why removal of South Africa's tax boss is key to Ramaphosa's chances of success

13th November 2018 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has changed the country’s political landscape significantly since he came to power in February 2018. This... 

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 Examining the crude details – Government audits of oil and gas project costs to maximize revenue collection

Examining the crude details – Government audits of oil and gas project costs to maximize revenue collection

Updated 3 hours ago The petroleum sector offers governments huge potential revenues that could be invested in poverty alleviation and inequality reduction, but those... 

Power system flexibility for the energy transition

Power system flexibility for the energy transition

Updated 3 hours ago Growing shares of solar and wind power call for increasingly flexible grid operation. This report from the International Renewable Energy Agency... 

Clean energy project preparation facilities

Clean energy project preparation facilities

Updated 3 hours ago We must make significant new investments in clean energy to meet global climate and sustainability goals. Renewable energy investment is growing,... 

Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s 5th Quality of Life Survey (2017/2018)

Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s 5th Quality of Life Survey (2017/2018)

13th November 2018 The results of the Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s 5th Quality of Life Survey (2017/2018) show that, despite very challenging economic... 

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NT: National Treasury told an outright lie about Tito Mboweni’s meeting with SANEF

NT: National Treasury told an outright lie about Tito Mboweni’s meeting with SANEF

Updated 5 minutes ago The new Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, has now met representatives of the South African National Editors' Forum (SANEF). The National Treasury... 

DA: Advocate Glynnis Breytenbach withdraws from consideration for NDPP

DA: Advocate Glynnis Breytenbach withdraws from consideration for NDPP

Updated 14 minutes ago After consulting widely with colleagues in the DA and the legal fraternity, and after thinking deeply over the last few days, Advocate Glynnis... 

DA: Who is the President? South Africa left with no Executive Head

DA: Who is the President? South Africa left with no Executive Head

Updated 55 minutes ago The Presidency has confirmed that President Cyril Ramaphosa will be on a Working Visit to the European Union today and tomorrow. This, while the... 

DA: ANC blocks bid to expand South Africans’ right to vote overseas

DA: ANC blocks bid to expand South Africans’ right to vote overseas

Updated 2 hours 24 minutes ago The ANC on the Home Affairs Portfolio Committee has rejected a DA bid to make it easier to vote overseas. They have voted against the Electoral... 

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South African medical breakthroughs need to be celebrated

South African medical breakthroughs need to be celebrated

Updated 3 hours ago At yesterday evening’s Café Scientifique, hosted by the Research Contracts and Innovation Department at the University of Cape Town and supported... 

Taking the Pressure Out of Depression

Taking the Pressure Out of Depression

13th November 2018 The Labour Court (LC), in Ockert Jansen v Legal Aid South Africa (2018) 39 ILJ 2024 (LC), recently considered whether the dismissal of an employee... 

Werksmans Launches 'Dawn Raid In A Box'

Werksmans Launches 'Dawn Raid In A Box'

13th November 2018 A dawn raid by the competition authorities can be carried out on any business, big or small, and companies must be mindful of the possibility of a... 

Disability Grants Are Not Enough – The Law Requires Something More

Disability Grants Are Not Enough – The Law Requires Something More

8th November 2018 Have you ever seen signs in a parking bay written “Disabled People Only”? Have you heard a person say “I’m not disabled, but I am a person with a... 

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