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Tough days ahead – Ramaphosa warns SA as power cuts continue 

By: News24Wire      18th March 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned South Africans to prepare for difficult days ahead as Eskom power cuts continue to cripple the country.... 

Tough days ahead – Ramaphosa warns SA as power cuts continue
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 Eskom's 'perfect storm' and how the power utility is managing the crisis

Eskom's 'perfect storm' and how the power utility is managing the crisis 

By: News24Wire      18th March 2019 South Africa has been oscillating between Stage 2 and Stage 4 load shedding since Friday, cutting up to 4 000 MW from the national grid per day.... 

Gigaba was 'incorrect' to naturalise Guptas, committee finds

Gigaba was 'incorrect' to naturalise Guptas, committee finds 

By: News24Wire      18th March 2019 The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs found that former Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba was "incorrect" to grant members of the Gupta... 

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 The Great Lakes can’t afford more instability

The Great Lakes can’t afford more instability

18th March 2019 Regional tensions in the Great Lakes are reaching an alarming level, with neighbours Rwanda and Uganda publicly raising the tone over the past few... 

African peer review: progress is being made, but there are problems

African peer review: progress is being made, but there are problems

18th March 2019 There was great excitement and hype when the African Peer Review Mechanism was launched 16 years ago. This was because it presented an innovative... 

 Masisi and Khama’s spat rocks the steady Botswana boat

Masisi and Khama’s spat rocks the steady Botswana boat

15th March 2019 Will the increasingly ugly and public spat between Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor Ian Khama remain just a shoving... 

Premature Deindustrialisation?

Premature Deindustrialisation?

15th March 2019 Despite the ongoing transition to one where industrial activity is increasingly supported by digitalisation, automation and artificial... 

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The Criterion Report Vol 2 No 2

The Criterion Report Vol 2 No 2

18th March 2019 This report sets out voter perceptions of the African National Congress (ANC) national government’s performance on six core issues – Economic... 

On the Margins – Education for Children with Disabilities in Kazakhstan

On the Margins – Education for Children with Disabilities in Kazakhstan

18th March 2019 Only a small percentage of school-aged children with disabilities in Kazakhstan get a quality, inclusive education in a mainstream school. The... 

Child poverty, disasters and climate change: investigating relationships and implications over the life course of children

Child poverty, disasters and climate change: investigating relationships and implications over the life course of children

15th March 2019 This study examines the relationship between natural hazard-related disasters and child and adolescent poverty in India and Kenya. It explores... 

Assessing the cost of ill-health: two case studies

Assessing the cost of ill-health: two case studies

15th March 2019 Ill-health is a factor that keeps people in poverty and vulnerability. However, there is currently insufficient information about the economic cost... 

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GCIS: Launch Of The Compulsory And Mandatory Programmes By The National School Of Government

GCIS: Launch Of The Compulsory And Mandatory Programmes By The National School Of Government

18th March 2019 The National School of Government (NSG) officially launched the Compulsory and Mandatory Programmes, which are in line with Chapter 10 of the... 

dti: Minister Davies Hails Hisense R72 Million Investment In Atlantis

dti: Minister Davies Hails Hisense R72 Million Investment In Atlantis

18th March 2019 The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has hailed Hisense’s investment of R72 million into its refrigeration and television production... 

Greenpeace Aftica: Standing strong through the storm

Greenpeace Aftica: Standing strong through the storm

18th March 2019 Death tolls in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe continue to rise after Idai made landfall in Mozambique on Thursday. As news of tragedy spreads in... 

SAFTU: SAFTU statement on the plight of the police and a call on SAPU to address this injustice!

SAFTU: SAFTU statement on the plight of the police and a call on SAPU to address this injustice!

18th March 2019 The South African Federation of Trade Unions – SAFTU has noted that a new union called the South African Police and Allied Workers Union (SAPAWU)... 

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Press Offices

The Meaning of (Unfair) Discrimination in South Africa – Part I

The Meaning of (Unfair) Discrimination in South Africa – Part I

18th March 2019 The meaning of discrimination is important to all who live in South Africa, particularly considering the country’s historical and political... 

Loot Box Systems – Is it Gambling?

Loot Box Systems – Is it Gambling?

18th March 2019 Whenever you think about gambling you usually imagine yourself hitting the jackpot at a slot machine in the casino. However, what if gambling... 

Baker McKenzie’s Johannesburg Managing Partner wins Law Professional of the Year

Baker McKenzie’s Johannesburg Managing Partner wins Law Professional of the Year

15th March 2019 Baker McKenzie’s Johannesburg Managing Partner, Morne van der Merwe, won the South African Professional Services Association (SAPSA) Law... 

Keep up to date with the changing labour landscape

Keep up to date with the changing labour landscape

15th March 2019 The South African labour landscape continues to shift with numerous changes to legislation effective 1 January 2019, requiring employers to bring... 

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