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ConCourt rules Speaker has power to prescribe secret ballot

By: Reuters     22nd June 2017 The Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that the Speaker of Parliament can order a secret ballot for no-confidence motions, an outcome the... 

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We still won't vote against Zuma – ANC caucus

We still won't vote against Zuma – ANC caucus

By: News24Wire      22nd June 2017 The African National Congress (ANC) in Parliament has welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling that Speaker Baleka Mbete must decide again on a... 

Dladla appointed acting Eskom CEO ahead of closely watched AGM

Dladla appointed acting Eskom CEO ahead of closely watched AGM

By: Terence Creamer     22nd June 2017 The board at State-owned power utility Eskom announced on Thursday that Johnny Dladla had been appointed acting group CEO with immediate effect.... 

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The DRC can learn from Lumumba as its internal crisis deepens

The DRC can learn from Lumumba as its internal crisis deepens

22nd June 2017 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a vast country rich in natural resources including the world’s largest reserves of cobalt, and... 

 Will South Africa be at the 29th AU summit?

Will South Africa be at the 29th AU summit?

22nd June 2017 The 29th African Union (AU) summit that takes place in Addis Ababa from 27 June to 4 July is likely to be the first in many years without a South... 

WHO figure wrong: 11% of births in sub-Saharan Africa to teen mothers – not 50%

WHO figure wrong: 11% of births in sub-Saharan Africa to teen mothers – not 50%

22nd June 2017 The World Health Organization has withdrawn the claim from their French website as a result of this fact-check. “The 50% is definitely wrong, and... 

Pursuing a 30-year old bailout is sending South Africa on a wild goose chase

Pursuing a 30-year old bailout is sending South Africa on a wild goose chase

21st June 2017 South Africa’s Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has ignited a flaring grass fire with recommendations around a R1.2bn bailout paid to a local... 

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Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for onshore wind

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for onshore wind

22nd June 2017 Renewable energy development can drive economic growth, create new jobs and enhance human health and welfare at the national level. The Leveraging... 

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for Solar PV

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for Solar PV

22nd June 2017 Renewable energy development can drive economic growth, create new jobs and enhance human health and welfare at the national level. The Leveraging... 

Understanding public attitudes towards refugees and migrants

Understanding public attitudes towards refugees and migrants

22nd June 2017 Understanding public attitudes towards refugees and migrants within their host communities is an increasingly important task. This working paper is... 

The Security Sector in Contributions and Challenges

The Security Sector in Contributions and Challenges

21st June 2017 This discussion paper traces the under-examined role of Singapore’s defence forces in taking the South East Asian city-state from an impoverished... 

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ANC: ANC welcomes Concourt's Refusal to be abused by oppositon parties wanting to co-govern with no popular mandate

ANC: ANC welcomes Concourt's Refusal to be abused by oppositon parties wanting to co-govern with no popular mandate

Updated 7 hours ago The African National Congress welcomes the Constitutional Court's refusal to be abused by opposition parties with no popular mandate wanting to... 

NUM: The NUM has noted the appointment of the acting group CEO at Eskom

NUM: The NUM has noted the appointment of the acting group CEO at Eskom

Updated 7 hours ago The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has noted the appointment the of Johnny Dladla as Acting Group Chief Executive of Eskom with immediate... 

KZN: Oncology Crisis: KZN Premier speeds up interventions

KZN: Oncology Crisis: KZN Premier speeds up interventions

22nd June 2017 The KZN Department of Health has been receiving negative publicity from various stakeholders about the poor health service delivery in the... 

UASA: Andre Venter says lower repo rate will help create jobs

UASA: Andre Venter says lower repo rate will help create jobs

22nd June 2017 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) should seriously consider lowering the repo rate to stimulate our flagging economy. If Moody’s acts on its... 

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How Can You Ensure Practical Application of King IV and Uphold Compliance?

How Can You Ensure Practical Application of King IV and Uphold Compliance?

22nd June 2017 There used to be a time when compliance was treated as a secondary business function. Today, however, keeping up with regulatory requirements has... 

 Employees’ tax withholding obligations in respect of share incentive arrangements

Employees’ tax withholding obligations in respect of share incentive arrangements

22nd June 2017 In terms of paragraph 2(1) of the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962 (the “Act”), every employer, who is a resident of South Africa, or... 

Hogan Lovells makes its mark on Africa

Hogan Lovells makes its mark on Africa

21st June 2017 Global law firm Hogan Lovells identified Africa as part of its growth strategy, and it partnered with Boomtown to successfully make its mark on the... 

Keep your finger on the pulse with ever-changing regulations.

Keep your finger on the pulse with ever-changing regulations.

20th June 2017 2017 Reducing liability and business risk in an ever-changing environment can be challenging for most organisations. No matter what industry your... 

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