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Presidency rejects Ramaphosa knew and failed to act on VBS looting 

By: News24Wire      15th October 2018 The Presidency "categorically rejects" allegations that President Cyril Ramaphosa knew about corruption at VBS Bank but did not take action, the... 

Presidency rejects Ramaphosa knew and failed to act on VBS looting
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VBS scandal: VhaVenda king at pains, decides to pay back money 'from tainted sources'

VBS scandal: VhaVenda king at pains, decides to pay back money 'from tainted sources' 

By: News24Wire      15th October 2018 VhaVenda King Toni Mphephu Ramabulana will pay back the money he received from VBS Mutual Bank as "tainted gifts", his spokesperson said. The South... 

DA wants ethics committee to probe alleged VBS payments to Floyd Shivambu

DA wants ethics committee to probe alleged VBS payments to Floyd Shivambu 

By: African News Agency      15th October 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Monday said it would ask Parliament's ethics committee to investigate Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) chief whip... 

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Here’s how SA can tackle homelessness

Here’s how SA can tackle homelessness

15th October 2018 A walk through Johannesburg’s metropolitan area highlights the glaring reality of homelessness in South Africa. Reasons for why and how people... 

 Perspectives on National Health Insurance Bill

Perspectives on National Health Insurance Bill

15th October 2018 In late June 2018, the Department of Health issued the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill and the Medical Schemes Amendment (MSA) Bill for public... 

 The role of women in West Africa’s violent extremist groups

The role of women in West Africa’s violent extremist groups  

12th October 2018 Women’s involvement in Boko Haram attacks in the Lake Chad Basin is well known. However their role in the activities of the Group for the Support... 

South Africa won't create jobs unless it settles on a new social compact

South Africa won't create jobs unless it settles on a new social compact

12th October 2018 Nearly a week has passed since South Africa’s 2018 jobs summit. The two-day gathering produced some useful agreements between the social partners:... 

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A healthier humanity: the WHO investment case for 2019-2023

A healthier humanity: the WHO investment case for 2019-2023

15th October 2018 Report by the World Health Organisation 

World Development Report 2019 – The Changing Nature Of Work

World Development Report 2019 – The Changing Nature Of Work

15th October 2018 The World Development Report (WDR) 2019: The Changing Nature of Work studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in... 

 Powering the transition: World Bank and other IFI energy lending in Asia

Powering the transition: World Bank and other IFI energy lending in Asia

12th October 2018 This year, the World Bank is holding its Annual Meetings in Asia. This is a region that will be key to the success of the global energy transition,... 

 History RePPPeated – How public private partnerships are failing

History RePPPeated – How public private partnerships are failing

12th October 2018 Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are increasingly being promoted as the solution to the shortfall in financing needed to achieve the Sustainable... 

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dti: Natural Ingredients Sector Can Accelerate Inclusive Economic Growth

dti: Natural Ingredients Sector Can Accelerate Inclusive Economic Growth

15th October 2018 The natural ingredients sector has a strong potential to accelerate inclusive economic growth in South Africa. This was said by the Chief Director... 

GCIS: Government Wishes All Learners Well For 2018 NSC Final Examinations

GCIS: Government Wishes All Learners Well For 2018 NSC Final Examinations

15th October 2018 Government joins President Cyril Ramaphosa in wishing all Grade 12 leaners well as they commence with their 2018 final examinations today. The 2018... 

DA: DA to report EFF’s Shivambu to Parliament’s Ethics Committee over alleged VBS payments

DA: DA to report EFF’s Shivambu to Parliament’s Ethics Committee over alleged VBS payments

15th October 2018 The Democratic Alliance will request Parliament’s Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interest to investigate the EFF’s Chief Whip, Floyd... 

SADTU: SADTU Best wishes to the 2018 matric candidates

SADTU: SADTU Best wishes to the 2018 matric candidates

15th October 2018 The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the largest trade union in the education sector, conveys its best wishes for success to the... 

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On the brink of Ugandan Competition Enforcement - a comparative snapshot with South Africa

On the brink of Ugandan Competition Enforcement - a comparative snapshot with South Africa

15th October 2018 Competition law is set to become an increasingly important consideration in relation to deal activity and commercial conduct in Uganda,... 

Dawn raids by regulators at your business?

Dawn raids by regulators at your business?

15th October 2018 In a climate of increased competition law enforcement, having the right tools at your disposal is imperative.   The South African Competition... 

Local community organisations to benefit from global outreach campaign

Local community organisations to benefit from global outreach campaign

12th October 2018 This October, various charity organisations and NGOs across South Africa are set to benefit from the local roll-out of the annual RE Cares Month.... 

Government takes past lessons to heart in SEZ implementation

Government takes past lessons to heart in SEZ implementation

11th October 2018 Government is keeping a close eye on the implementation of South Africa’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and showing a willingness to adapt elements... 

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