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ANC hits back at DA for Tembisa fire comments

By: Thabi Madiba     18th May 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) on Friday said it was disgusted by the Democratic Alliance (DA) for attempting to mislead the country by using... 

ANC hits back at DA for Tembisa fire comments
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 Moyane's lawyers taking presidency to court over written evidence

Moyane's lawyers taking presidency to court over written evidence

By: News24Wire      18th May 2018 Suspended South African Revenue Services (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane’s legal team has told the Presidency it will head to court over a technical... 

NFP to initiate motion in National Assembly to downgrade SA embassy in Israel

NFP to initiate motion in National Assembly to downgrade SA embassy in Israel

By: News24Wire      18th May 2018 Following the killing of at least 60 Palestinians by Israeli armed forces stationed at the Gaza border, the National Freedom Party (NFP) has... 

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Growing Western Cape protests show citizens expect greater accountability

Growing Western Cape protests show citizens expect greater accountability

18th May 2018 The Western Cape, the second wealthiest province in South Africa after Gauteng, is the only one governed by the opposition Democratic Alliance... 

 Can Weah realise his pro-poor economic development agenda?

Can Weah realise his pro-poor economic development agenda?

18th May 2018 Having led his Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) to victory after coming short in 2005 and 2011, Liberian President George Weah now needs to... 

Promise and perils

Promise and perils

18th May 2018 While President Cyril Ramaphosa was having a breakfast meeting with his Economic Cluster Ministers at Genadendal last week, to deliberate on ways... 

The sudden jump in the unemployment rate in 2015: Is there a break in the QLFS data?

The sudden jump in the unemployment rate in 2015: Is there a break in the QLFS data?

17th May 2018 This article argues that there is a time-series break in StatsSA’s Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) in the first quarter of 2015. The principal... 

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Abuses Ahead of Burundi’s Constitutional Referendum

Abuses Ahead of Burundi’s Constitutional Referendum

18th May 2018 President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision in April 2015 to stand for a disputed third term sparked a political, human rights, and humanitarian crisis... 

“Looking for Justice” – The Special Criminal Court, a New Opportunity for Victims in the Central African Republic

“Looking for Justice” – The Special Criminal Court, a New Opportunity for Victims in the Central African Republic

17th May 2018 The establishment of the Special Criminal Court (SCC) in the Central African Republic is a significant, unprecedented initiative to deliver justice... 

The Cost of Perónism and Populist Coups: Tough Lessons from Argentina

The Cost of Perónism and Populist Coups: Tough Lessons from Argentina

17th May 2018 In May 2018 Argentina has gone cap-in-hand to the IMF for a US$30 billion loan to shore up the peso, after a rise in interest rates to 40 per cent... 

Technology and Innovation Report 2018

Technology and Innovation Report 2018

16th May 2018 We live at a time of technological change that is unprecedented in its pace, scope and depth of impact. Harnessing that progress is the surest path... 

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DA: James Selfe says DA files papers to have Arthur Fraser’s appointment set aside

DA: James Selfe says DA files papers to have Arthur Fraser’s appointment set aside

18th May 2018 The DA has filed papers with the Pretoria High Court to have President Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment of Arthur Fraser as National Commissioner of... 

DA: Stevens Mokgalapa says the DA stands behind the people of Burundi ahead of Referendum results tomorrow

DA: Stevens Mokgalapa says the DA stands behind the people of Burundi ahead of Referendum results tomorrow

18th May 2018 The DA notes the results of the Burundi Referendum are expected to be released tomorrow and calls for calm. The DA stands behind the people of... 

ANC: Desperate DA will stop at nothing to hog attention

ANC: Desperate DA will stop at nothing to hog attention

18th May 2018 The ANC has noted with disgust the desperate attempt by the DA who of late seem to stoop as low as is necessary in a poor attempt to remain... 

SA: Tourism invites applications for Tourism Transformation Fund

SA: Tourism invites applications for Tourism Transformation Fund

18th May 2018 The Department of Tourism has established a fund to help black-owned enterprises to benefit from South Africa's growing tourism sector. Securing... 

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Press Offices

Latest ruling shows courts may be more willing to require unprotected strikers be brought to account

Latest ruling shows courts may be more willing to require unprotected strikers be brought to account

18th May 2018 In the recent Judgment of County Fair Foods, a division of Astral Operations Limited v FAWU & Others [CA02/2017] the Labour Appeal Court was... 

Labour Court Hits Employers Where it Hurts

Labour Court Hits Employers Where it Hurts

17th May 2018 27 March 2018, the Labour Court delivered its judgment in the matter of SATAWU and Others v Sihlangene Security & Cleaning CC and Another (Case No:... 

Norton Rose Fulbright assists Scatec Solar ASA on REIPPP solar photovoltaic projects

Norton Rose Fulbright assists Scatec Solar ASA on REIPPP solar photovoltaic projects

17th May 2018 Global law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright, has assisted Scatec Solar ASA to reach financial close on three solar photovoltaic projects. The projects... 

Can you dismiss an employee for posting a racist comment on Facebook?

Can you dismiss an employee for posting a racist comment on Facebook?

16th May 2018 Is a dismissal of an employee who posted alleged racist comments on Facebook substantively fair? SUMMARY The dismissal of an employee who posted... 

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