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Nzimande axed in another Cabinet reshuffle

By: Anine Kilian     17th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma has again made changes to his Cabinet. The Presidency said in a statement on Tuesday that Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize has been... 

Nzimande axed in another Cabinet reshuffle
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Duduzane Zuma to be prosecuted by Gerrie Nel

Duduzane Zuma to be prosecuted by Gerrie Nel

By: News24Wire      17th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma will be the first person to be hauled before AfriForum's private prosecuting unit, the lobby group... 

Nzimande’s axing a declaration of war, says SACP

Nzimande’s axing a declaration of war, says SACP

By: African News Agency      17th October 2017 The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Tuesday said its members in Cabinet will remain in Parliament despite the unilateral axing of its... 

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Using the South African army to fight crime is a bad idea: here's why

Using the South African army to fight crime is a bad idea: here's why

17th October 2017 South Africa’s police minister, Fikile Mbalula, has stirred controversy by calling for the involvement of the country’s military in fighting crime.... 

 Is business trumping peace efforts in Libya?

Is business trumping peace efforts in Libya?

17th October 2017 A few weeks ahead of the crucial 5th African Union (AU)-European Union (EU) summit in Abidjan at the end of November, most officials on both sides... 

 Kleptocracy upsets delicate balance of mutual interests in mining sector

Kleptocracy upsets delicate balance of mutual interests in mining sector

17th October 2017 On the eve of the 2017 Johannesburg Mining Indaba, the Chamber of Mines declined an invitation to the opening gala dinner — part of continuing... 

#5facts: The sad extent of suicide in South Africa

#5facts: The sad extent of suicide in South Africa

17th October 2017 A 19-year-old woman reportedly jumped to her death in the South African suburb of Braamfontein. Media reports suggest that the university student... 

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Girls’ Access to Education in Afghanistan

Girls’ Access to Education in Afghanistan

17th October 2017 Sixteen years after the US-led military intervention that ousted the Taliban government, an estimated two-thirds of Afghan girls do not go to... 

Security Forces Violations in Kenya’s August 2017 Elections

Security Forces Violations in Kenya’s August 2017 Elections

17th October 2017 On August 8, 2017, Kenya held presidential elections in which the incumbent, Uhuru Kenyatta was re-elected amid allegations of electoral fraud. The... 

 Women as “underutilized assets”: A critical review of IMF advice on female labour force participation and fiscal consolidation

Women as “underutilized assets”: A critical review of IMF advice on female labour force participation and fiscal consolidation

16th October 2017 Deeply-embedded patriarchal norms mean that women have a dual role in the economy: productive and reproductive. This reality – and the failure of... 

The next frontier for disaster risk reduction: tackling disasters in fragile and conflict-affected contexts

The next frontier for disaster risk reduction: tackling disasters in fragile and conflict-affected contexts

16th October 2017 This report looks at the political and institutional barriers – both real and perceived – to adapting disaster risk reduction (DRR) policy,... 

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Statements

R2K: Zuma appoints loyalists: Hands off the SABC

R2K: Zuma appoints loyalists: Hands off the SABC

17th October 2017 Noting that the delay in appointing a permanent board for the SABC board was unlawful, unconstitutional, and tantamount to undermining the National... 

DA: Alf Lees says legal opinion confirms Gigaba’s use of Section 16 for SAA bailout was illegal

DA: Alf Lees says legal opinion confirms Gigaba’s use of Section 16 for SAA bailout was illegal

17th October 2017 The legal opinion on the use of Section 16 of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) by Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, to bail out South... 

SA: Committee starts inquiry into state-owned enterprises

SA: Committee starts inquiry into state-owned enterprises

17th October 2017 The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has begun its inquiry into state-owned enterprises (SOEs). The Committee was briefed by Prof Anton... 

YCLSA: YCLSA on yet another power drunk- Saxon world inspired reshuffling

YCLSA: YCLSA on yet another power drunk- Saxon world inspired reshuffling

17th October 2017 As the YCLSA (Ufasimba), we are disgusted by President Zuma recent cabinet reshuffle which we view as a power drunk- Saxon world inspired... 

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Press Offices

Book on ‘hot topic’ Business Rescue set to launch

Book on ‘hot topic’ Business Rescue set to launch

17th October 2017 In our current economic climate with various private and public companies, as well as State Owned Entities (SOEs) being placed under severe... 

Figures announced by SARS for SVDPs

Figures announced by SARS for SVDPs

17th October 2017 The South African Revenue Service (Sars) announced last week that with the close of the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) on 31 August... 

Old claims – new remedies; Corporate opportunities in light of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2008

Old claims – new remedies; Corporate opportunities in light of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2008

16th October 2017 In terms of section 22 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Act No. 108 of 1996, and in the interests of justice, every citizen has... 

Seven Baker McKenzie partners ranked as leading lawyers in South Africa

Seven Baker McKenzie partners ranked as leading lawyers in South Africa

13th October 2017 Seven Baker McKenzie partners in Johannesburg have been ranked as Leading Lawyers in South Africa in the latest IFLR1000 Guide, released today.... 

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