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Mabuza: 'Land in traditional communities belongs to the people'

By: News24Wire      22nd June 2018 People inhabiting communal land should be given title deeds, not permission to occupy the land, Deputy President David Mabuza told the National... 

Mabuza: 'Land in traditional communities belongs to the people'
Deputy President David Mabuza
South Sudan rules out rebel leader Machar rejoining government

South Sudan rules out rebel leader Machar rejoining government

By: Reuters     22nd June 2018 South Sudan offered to allow a rebel representative to join its government on Friday, but ruled out Riek Machar, saying they had "had enough" of... 

Job Mokgoro elected as North West premier

Job Mokgoro elected as North West premier

By: African News Agency      22nd June 2018 The North West officially has a new premier after a month of deep divisions within the African National Congress (ANC) over who should fill the... 

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Why it's beneficial to organise smallholder farmers into groups

Why it's beneficial to organise smallholder farmers into groups

21st June 2018 The role of smallholder farmers has come under the spotlight in South Africa as the country navigates the tricky process of land reform.... 

 Somalia must look inward to defuse its tensions

Somalia must look inward to defuse its tensions

20th June 2018 The involvement of Middle East actors in Somalia, namely the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar and Turkey, has reached fever pitch recently,... 

 Corruption is fuelling cash-in-transit heists

Corruption is fuelling cash-in-transit heists

19th June 2018 Cash-in-transit robbery is one of the fastest growing forms of aggravated robbery in South Africa. It poses a significant threat to public safety... 

As help from Cuba arrives, is there only one Kenyan doctor for every 16,000 people?

As help from Cuba arrives, is there only one Kenyan doctor for every 16,000 people?

19th June 2018 The chief of staff in the Kenyan presidency claimed the country’s doctor-to-patient ratio was one doctor to every 16 000 patients. There are 7 333... 

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Why is there so little economic development in South Africa’s townships?

Why is there so little economic development in South Africa’s townships?

18th June 2018 There’s no shortage of economic activity happening in township streets, backyards and houses: there are spaza shops on every corner, metal... 

Women and Finance

Women and Finance

18th June 2018 Approximately eighty women gathered at the "Women and Finance" Seminar which was hosted by the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), in... 

PLAAS submission to the Constitutional Review Committee

PLAAS submission to the Constitutional Review Committee

18th June 2018 The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) is a constituent unit of the School of Government at the University of the Western... 

The challenge of informality: counter-terrorism, bank de-risking and financial access for humanitarian organisations in Somalia

The challenge of informality: counter-terrorism, bank de-risking and financial access for humanitarian organisations in Somalia

18th June 2018 Somalia’s financial sector is not a centralised system with clear checks and balances. Instead, it operates through various formal, less formal and... 

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Statements

PAC: 70 year-old appointment as Premier signifies leaderless society

PAC: 70 year-old appointment as Premier signifies leaderless society

22nd June 2018 Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) have closely been following political trends in the North West province. We have noted the appointment of a... 

PAC: PAC advocates for transparency of donations/funding to parties

PAC: PAC advocates for transparency of donations/funding to parties

22nd June 2018 The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) is one of few political parties which supported the progressive lobby group, My Vote Counts, which... 

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding today

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding today

22nd June 2018 There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding today as a result of several units being returned to service. We continue to encourage... 

LIMUSA: LIMUSA on the National Health Insurance Bill

LIMUSA: LIMUSA on the National Health Insurance Bill

22nd June 2018 The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) has noted and welcomes the release of the National Health Insurance Bill for public... 

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Press Offices

With great power comes great responsibility and professional accountability

With great power comes great responsibility and professional accountability

21st June 2018 South Africa is aligning itself with the rest of the international community’s legal inclination and becoming an ever more litigious country. With... 

The South African pharmaceutical regulatory environment

The South African pharmaceutical regulatory environment

20th June 2018 The South African pharmaceutical environment is highly regulated. The most important legislative provisions are found in the Medicines Act and the... 

Intestate Succession: The Legal Consequences of not leaving a valid Will

Intestate Succession: The Legal Consequences of not leaving a valid Will

20th June 2018 The Intestate Succession Act 81 of 1987 (hereinafter the “Act”) regulates the circumstances where a person dies without a Will or where a person... 

Urgent reinstatement of tax compliance status granted

Urgent reinstatement of tax compliance status granted

20th June 2018 For certain taxpayers, a tax clearance certificate is of utmost importance in ensuring that it is able to receive payment and to tender for new... 

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