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Parliament to launch inquiry into Zwane

By: Reuters     Updated 1 hour 46 minutes ago Parliament will launch an investigation into allegations of influence-peddling against Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, its oversight... 

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 Ramaphosa lauds SA defence forces for 'peace we enjoy'

Ramaphosa lauds SA defence forces for 'peace we enjoy'

By: African News Agency      Updated 2 hours 19 minutes ago President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday lauded the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) during the Armed Forces Day parade in Kimberley in... 

Civil society calls on Gigaba to deliver a pro-poor budget

Civil society calls on Gigaba to deliver a pro-poor budget

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 3 hours ago South African civil society organisations have called for a pro-poor policy agenda ahead of Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s maiden Budget Speech... 

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 Liberia and Sierra Leone can achieve real women's empowerment

Liberia and Sierra Leone can achieve real women's empowerment

Updated 3 hours ago Neighbouring Liberia and Sierra Leone are undergoing post-conflict transitions. And in both countries, national elections are ushering in new... 

Africa waves some leaders goodbye: but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

Africa waves some leaders goodbye: but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

Updated 3 hours ago At a time where Africa has seen a few long-standing leaders exit, the issue of change in power is occupying minds of citizens as well as those in... 

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

20th February 2018 Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia has become the first Ethiopian leader to relinquish power willingly. He submitted his... 

People in African cities are taking charge of their water supplies - and it's working

People in African cities are taking charge of their water supplies - and it's working

20th February 2018 The world has made tremendous progress in bridging the gap between water supply and demand. But there’s a long way still to go. In a 2017 joint... 

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Every Child Alive: The urgent need to end newborn deaths

Every Child Alive: The urgent need to end newborn deaths

Updated 3 hours ago Every year, 2.6-million babies die before turning one month old. One million of them take their first and last breaths on the day they are born.... 

“Set up to Fail” – The Impact of Offender-Funded Private Probation on the Poor

“Set up to Fail” – The Impact of Offender-Funded Private Probation on the Poor

Updated 3 hours ago Cindy Rodriguez, a 53-year old woman living in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, had never been in trouble – “never had a parking ticket” – until 2014, when... 

 An Action Plan to solve the Industry’s Talent Gap

An Action Plan to solve the Industry’s Talent Gap

20th February 2018 The construction industry needs to take actions to close its talent gap as one major hurdle for its digital transformation Recently, transformative... 

A People’s State of the Nation Assessment 2018

A People’s State of the Nation Assessment 2018

20th February 2018 All too often the emphasis in portrayals of South African politics and society is placed on public representatives and party officials, but what do... 

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SACP: SACP calls on the Public Protector to investigate Mashaba's alleged corruption

SACP: SACP calls on the Public Protector to investigate Mashaba's alleged corruption

Updated 1 hour 5 minutes ago The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Gauteng Province calls on the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane to urgently and promptly... 

DA: James Lorimer says Mineral Resources Committee agrees to full-scale State Capture Inquiry after another Zwane no-show

DA: James Lorimer says Mineral Resources Committee agrees to full-scale State Capture Inquiry after another Zwane no-show

Updated 1 hour 50 minutes ago The DA is pleased that the Mineral Resources Portfolio Committee has agreed to its suggestion of a full-fledged Inquiry into State Capture in the... 

SA: Mineral Resources Committee set to institute inquiry on Minister

SA: Mineral Resources Committee set to institute inquiry on Minister

Updated 2 hours 7 minutes ago The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has resolved, in principle, to institute a full-scale inquiry into allegations of state capture... 

ANC: ANC Urges all eligible voters to cast their votes in by-elections today

ANC: ANC Urges all eligible voters to cast their votes in by-elections today

Updated 2 hours 12 minutes ago The African National Congress calls on all eligible voters to go out in their numbers and cast their votes in the by-elections to be held today in... 

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Webber Wentzel hat trick – DealMakers, Mergermarket & Thompson Reuters

Webber Wentzel hat trick – DealMakers, Mergermarket & Thompson Reuters

Updated 1 hour 4 minutes ago Having been recognised earlier this year by Mergermarket and Thompson Reuters* as leading legal advisers in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in South... 

What will win? Climate change action v friendly investor environment?

What will win? Climate change action v friendly investor environment?

20th February 2018 The factors which inform the balancing act necessary to give effect to the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities espoused in... 

The Labour Appeal Court of South Africa (LAC) recently considered what constitutes a

The Labour Appeal Court of South Africa (LAC) recently considered what constitutes a "reasonable belief" under the Protected Disclosures Act

19th February 2018 The Labour Appeal Court of South Africa (LAC) recently considered what constitutes a "reasonable belief" under the Protected Disclosures Act 26 of... 

Baker McKenzie South Africa’s legal expertise recognised in Chambers Global 2018

Baker McKenzie South Africa’s legal expertise recognised in Chambers Global 2018

16th February 2018 Seven lawyers from Baker McKenzie’s Johannesburg office and 12 of its practice areas have been recognised by international legal research... 

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