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Limpopo ANC chair Stan Mathabatha promises to deal with VBS linked 'cadres' before elections

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 13 minutes ago Those who are corruptible should not be called members of the African National Congress (ANC). This was said by Limpopo premier and ANC provincial... 

Limpopo ANC chair Stan Mathabatha promises to deal with VBS linked 'cadres' before elections
City of Johannesburg to seek meeting with new NPA head over prosecutions – Mashaba

City of Johannesburg to seek meeting with new NPA head over prosecutions – Mashaba

By: African News Agency      Updated 1 hour 22 minutes ago The city of Johannesburg will seek a meeting with incoming National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shamila Batohi once she assumes office,... 

Select 'incorruptible' cadres for parliament, legislatures elections – Mabuyane

Select 'incorruptible' cadres for parliament, legislatures elections – Mabuyane

By: African News Agency      Updated 1 hour 37 minutes ago Delegates to the African National Congress's (ANC's) Eastern Cape elections list conference at the East London city hall on Sunday were urged to... 

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Has Cyril Ramaphosa’s position weakened and, if so, what are the consequences?

Has Cyril Ramaphosa’s position weakened and, if so, what are the consequences?

Updated 2 hours 18 minutes ago Until now many observers, including myself, have been at pains to credit President Cyril Ramaphosa and his allies with addressing the need to clean... 

Global perspectives: G20 leaders summit

Global perspectives: G20 leaders summit

7th December 2018 Council of Councils global perspectives roundups gather opinions from experts on major international developments. In this edition, members of five... 

Reality check

Reality check

7th December 2018 It is certainty not news to anyone that Eskom “as it is conceived and is operating today is not sustainable”. Nevertheless, that fact that... 

South Africa needs to refresh how it manages by-products from mining

South Africa needs to refresh how it manages by-products from mining

6th December 2018 To extract minerals from host rocks, mines grind down rock into fine sand. Once the mineral is extracted, most of this fine sand remains as a... 

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Pure Life as a Means to Development, Costa Rican Style

Pure Life as a Means to Development, Costa Rican Style

6th December 2018 Costa Rica is a top performer in Latin America with an economy that is over five times its size in the mid-1980s. Best known for its rich... 

Handbook of Statistics 2018

Handbook of Statistics 2018

6th December 2018 The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2018 provides a wide range of statistics and indicators relevant to the analysis of international trade,... 

A Changing World: New Trends in Emerging Market Infrastructure Finance

A Changing World: New Trends in Emerging Market Infrastructure Finance

5th December 2018 Global challenges such as ever-changing geopolitical conditions, fluctuating commodities prices, urbanization, population growth and climate change... 

Measuring the iceberg: the opportunities and limits of better tracking of resources beyond international humanitarian assistance

Measuring the iceberg: the opportunities and limits of better tracking of resources beyond international humanitarian assistance

5th December 2018 This paper explores the hypothesis that the resources for crisis response that the humanitarian system knows about and tracks constitute the ‘tip... 

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Statements

ESKOM: Eskom will not implement Stage 1 rotational loadshedding at 09:00 today, however, the risk of loadshedding still remains high today

ESKOM: Eskom will not implement Stage 1 rotational loadshedding at 09:00 today, however, the risk of loadshedding still remains high today

Updated 5 minutes ago Eskom will not implement Stage 1 rotational load shedding from 09:00 today. However, the electricity system remains tight and the risk of... 

DST: Minister Kubayi-Ngubane welcomes new CSIR Board

DST: Minister Kubayi-Ngubane welcomes new CSIR Board

Updated 55 minutes ago Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane hereby announces and welcomes the new Board of the Council for Scientific and Industrial... 

NERSA: Eskom notes the NERSA Regulatory Clearing Account balance decisions

NERSA: Eskom notes the NERSA Regulatory Clearing Account balance decisions

7th December 2018 The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has published its reasons for decision for the regulatory clearing account (RCA) balance... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU North West Welcomes Provincial Government Reshuffling

NEHAWU: NEHAWU North West Welcomes Provincial Government Reshuffling

7th December 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] in the North West Provinces notes and welcomes the bold step, although delayed,... 

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Don’t be faked this festive season

Don’t be faked this festive season

Updated 1 hour 3 minutes ago The hunt for generous discounts and alluring deals is a lifelong pursuit only accentuated further over holidays like Christmas traditionally... 

Increased minimum wage for domestic workers

Increased minimum wage for domestic workers

6th December 2018 The minimum wage for domestic workers was increased from 3 December 2018. This is as a result of an amendment to the sectoral determination which... 

Second-hand purchases: Are consumers protected by the CPA or not?

Second-hand purchases: Are consumers protected by the CPA or not?

5th December 2018 Prior to the establishment of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (the Act) there was an unfavourable balance of power in respect of sale... 

China and United States to battle for influence in African infrastructure lending

China and United States to battle for influence in African infrastructure lending

5th December 2018 New research from global law firm Baker McKenzie with data provider IJGlobal shows that development finance lending from state-backed institutions... 

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