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Zuma must release fees commission report – demands Nehawu

By: African News Agency      23rd October 2017 The National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) on Monday said it was demanding that President Jacob Zuma “immediately” release... 

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Public Protector to investigate Mbalula’s Dubai trip

Public Protector to investigate Mbalula’s Dubai trip

By: Thabi Madiba     23rd October 2017 The Office of the Public Protector on Monday informed civil rights organisation AfriForum that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has decided to... 

City of Johannesburg investigating jobs for pals allegation

City of Johannesburg investigating jobs for pals allegation

By: News24Wire      23rd October 2017 The City of Johannesburg on Monday vowed to clamp down on any corruption within its ranks following an allegation of tender irregularities.This... 

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Looking at the data: Lessons on best African economic policy

Looking at the data: Lessons on best African economic policy

23rd October 2017 More than the private sector, governments determine the success or failure of African economies. Government policies that propel economies toward... 

Looking at the data: Lessons on best African social policy

Looking at the data: Lessons on best African social policy

23rd October 2017 Poverty and a lack of individual rights has hindered social progress in Africa. However, some of the continent’s 54 countries have shown how to... 

Policing in post-apartheid South Africa: the past in the present

Policing in post-apartheid South Africa: the past in the present

23rd October 2017 For most people, the police were the face of apartheid representing force against the majority of the South African population, without whose... 

 Does Africa really want a continental Parliament?

Does Africa really want a continental Parliament?

20th October 2017 It’s just one of the many ironies of the African Union (AU) that two of its most important recent instruments – which theoretically increased the... 

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 Making Deals in Cyberspace: What’s the Problem?

Making Deals in Cyberspace: What’s the Problem?

19th October 2017 This White Paper aims to build the knowledge of current e-transaction and e-signature rules. It evaluates how these apply in national and... 

 The Role of Law and Regulation in International Trade Finance: the Case of Correspondent Banking

The Role of Law and Regulation in International Trade Finance: the Case of Correspondent Banking

19th October 2017 This white paper will present a view of legal and regulatory structures in the context of trade financing, using the recent example of... 

Countries and subnational entities phasing out existing coal power plants and shrinking the proposed coal power pipeline

Countries and subnational entities phasing out existing coal power plants and shrinking the proposed coal power pipeline

18th October 2017 According to recent news reports, coal power is being squeezed between two trends: the shrinking deployment of new coal plants and the accelerating... 

Africa’s opportunity: reaping the early harvest of the demographic transition and ensuring no one is left behind

Africa’s opportunity: reaping the early harvest of the demographic transition and ensuring no one is left behind

18th October 2017 This report aims to make the case for governments – national leaders and ministries including finance, economic planning, health, youth,... 

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AfriForum: PP investigates Mbalula’s Dubai trip on AfriForum’s request

AfriForum: PP investigates Mbalula’s Dubai trip on AfriForum’s request

23rd October 2017 AfriForum was informed by a representative of the office of Busisiwe Mkhwebane, Public Protector (PP), that the PP decided to launch an... 

SA: Matric final exams

SA: Matric final exams

23rd October 2017 The Select Committee on Education and Recreation wishes learners well, especially the National Senior Certificate cohort of 2017, as they start... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU demands immediate release of the fees commission report

NEHAWU: NEHAWU demands immediate release of the fees commission report

23rd October 2017 The National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] demands that President Jacob Zuma releases the fees commission report on the... 

GCIS: Government saddened by sudden death of communicator

GCIS: Government saddened by sudden death of communicator

22nd October 2017 Government is shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of a seasoned government communicator, Joe Maila. During his untimely passing, he was the... 

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Corporate responsibility in weeding out corruption – a time to step up

Corporate responsibility in weeding out corruption – a time to step up

23rd October 2017 Although State capture and the impact it is having on government has been front of mind for some time, the KPMG matter has recently turned the... 

Thirty-Seven Partners and Eleven Practice Areas listed by IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018

Thirty-Seven Partners and Eleven Practice Areas listed by IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018

23rd October 2017 Fasken Martineau is pleased to be once again included in the IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018 guide as among the world's leading financial... 

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

23rd October 2017 The South African Competition Commission’s recent price fixing investigations should serve as a warning to businesses in industries that practice... 

Webber Wentzel maintains its top ranking in the IFLR1000 2018 Guide

Webber Wentzel maintains its top ranking in the IFLR1000 2018 Guide

18th October 2017 Webber Wentzel is the only South African law firm to have achieved tier 1 rankings across the board in IFLR1000’s Financial and Corporate Guide... 

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