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Guptas won’t escape scrutiny even if they flee SA – Ramaphosa

By: African News Agency      Updated 4 hours ago The sale of assets by the controversial Gupta family in what opposition MPs described as a bid to skip the country does not mean they’ll escape the... 

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 Gordhan calls for urgency on State capture probe as Guptas dump assets

Gordhan calls for urgency on State capture probe as Guptas dump assets

By: News24Wire      23rd August 2017 Pravin Gordhan, former finance minister and current African National Congress MP, asked Parliament on Wednesday to look into the disposal of assets... 

Parliamentary committee waits for word on more funds for State capture probe

Parliamentary committee waits for word on more funds for State capture probe

By: African News Agency      Updated 4 hours ago The acting chairperson of Parliament’s portfolio committee on public enterprises said on Wednesday she was waiting for a formal response on a... 

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Explainer: Grace Mugabe and the intricacies of diplomatic immunity

Explainer: Grace Mugabe and the intricacies of diplomatic immunity

23rd August 2017 Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, has been granted diplomatic immunity and allowed to leave South Africa after allegedly attacking and injuring... 

 Why allowing the sale of horn stockpiles is a setback for rhinos in the wild

Why allowing the sale of horn stockpiles is a setback for rhinos in the wild

23rd August 2017 A South African court has ordered the government to release a permit to the world’s largest rhino breeder, John Hume. The permit will allow him to... 

No credible candidate in the overcrowded race for the presidency of the ANC

No credible candidate in the overcrowded race for the presidency of the ANC

23rd August 2017 In recent months and weeks, Lindiwe Sisulu, Mathews Phosa, Baleka Mbete and Jeff Radebe have entered the race for the presidency of the African... 

Three-year settlement agreement in metals and engineering sector a major achievement

Three-year settlement agreement in metals and engineering sector a major achievement

22nd August 2017 The three-year wage settlement reached in the metals and engineering sector, without a strike, represents a major achievement by all involved,... 

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Poverty trends in South Africa

Poverty trends in South Africa

23rd August 2017 This report represents poverty levels and trends based on data collected by Stats SA through the Income and Expenditure Survey and Living... 

 Trash Talk: turning waste into work in Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp

Trash Talk: turning waste into work in Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp

21st August 2017 Syrian refugees have the capacity to provide key support for service delivery and the expertise to contribute to the expansion of new productive... 

 Yemen: catastrophic cholera crisis

Yemen: catastrophic cholera crisis

18th August 2017 Since the end of April 2017, Yemen has been experiencing its worst recorded outbreak of suspected cholera in a single year. By mid-August, more... 

Supporting governance for climate resilience: working with political institutions

Supporting governance for climate resilience: working with political institutions

18th August 2017 Political institutions, formal or informal, embody the underlying rules and norms within which organisations such as governments, NGOs or... 

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R2K: R2K calls on the Communication’s Portfolio Committee to publish CVs of the SABC board candidates

R2K: R2K calls on the Communication’s Portfolio Committee to publish CVs of the SABC board candidates

Updated 4 hours ago Today R2K has written to the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Communications raising concerns at the Chairperson’s decision... 

SA: Communications Committee in receipt of report from the Speaker

SA: Communications Committee in receipt of report from the Speaker

Updated 4 hours ago The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Communications, Mr Humphrey Maxegwana, hereby confirms receipt of the report from Speaker of the... 

SA: Parliamentary processes underway to provide resources for state capture investigation

SA: Parliamentary processes underway to provide resources for state capture investigation

Updated 4 hours ago The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises is awaiting an official response from Parliament regarding its request for additional resources... 

NERSA: Constitutional Court ruling on leave of appeal by Borbet SA and others

NERSA: Constitutional Court ruling on leave of appeal by Borbet SA and others

Updated 5 hours ago The National Energy Regulator (NERSA) today announced that it welcomes the decision by the Constitutional Court to dismiss the leave to appeal... 

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When mine rehabilitation and captive power collide

When mine rehabilitation and captive power collide

Updated 6 hours ago The mining industry has always played a major role in the world's economy. With the global economic downturn, however, mining companies are under... 

Are you a Partner considering a lateral move?

Are you a Partner considering a lateral move?

22nd August 2017 Sometimes it’s a lack of progression, sometimes your goals don’t align to where the firm you are with is heading, or sometimes the firm’s... 

Domestic treasury management requirements to become more flexible

Domestic treasury management requirements to become more flexible

22nd August 2017 The 2017 draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill and draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill were released for comment on 19 July 2017. A domestic... 

The perils of introducing tax

The perils of introducing tax "legislation by press release"

21st August 2017 Earlier this year, the South African Minister of Finance announced in the Budget Speech that the dividends tax rate would be increased from 15% to... 

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