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Wits University warns on dagga use on campus

By: African News Agency      23rd October 2018 Following the celebrated landmark ruling by the Constitutional Court decriminalising the private use of dagga, the University of Witwatersrand said... 

 Wits University warns on dagga use on campus
 African Development Bank receives high performance ratings ahead of its investment forum

African Development Bank receives high performance ratings ahead of its investment forum

By: African News Agency      23rd October 2018 The African Development Bank has seen yet another year of sustained indicators after it received a Triple-A rating by all three major agencies and... 

Nersa unveils adjudication schedule for Eskom’s 15% hike application

Nersa unveils adjudication schedule for Eskom’s 15% hike application

By: Terence Creamer     23rd October 2018 The National Energy Regulator of South African (Nersa) has unveiled its adjudication timetable for Eskom’s fourth multiyear price determination... 

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 The proxy battle for Africa’s Indian Ocean states

The proxy battle for Africa’s Indian Ocean states

22nd October 2018 Renowned for sunshine, tourism and beaches, the tiny island nations of Mauritius, Seychelles and Maldives are attracting the attention of foreign... 

 Climate change and poverty in Africa

Climate change and poverty in Africa

19th October 2018 Human activity has caused the temperature of the Earth and its atmosphere to rise by about 1°C above pre-industrial levels, triggering fundamental... 

State capture – again

State capture – again

19th October 2018 In my last interview with polity.org, I argued that there is an Askari element in the African National Congress (ANC). This Askari element consists... 

Supportive climate

Supportive climate

19th October 2018 South Africans were naturally preoccupied on October 8 with whether or not Nhlanhla Nene’s offer to resign as Finance Minister would be accepted by... 

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Land governance and inclusive business in agriculture: advancing the debate

Land governance and inclusive business in agriculture: advancing the debate

17th October 2018 There is growing business interest in investing in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries, just as several governments are looking to... 

Protection in local response to disasters: challenges and insights from the Pacific region

Protection in local response to disasters: challenges and insights from the Pacific region

17th October 2018 Much debate about reform and improving the effectiveness of humanitarian aid in recent years has revolved around ‘localisation’, a prominent theme... 

Commission Of Inquiry Into Tax Administration And Governance By The South African Revenue Service

Commission Of Inquiry Into Tax Administration And Governance By The South African Revenue Service

17th October 2018 The Commission has made considerable progress towards addressing its terms of reference and is confident that it will be capable of reporting... 

White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation

White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation

16th October 2018 This White Paper, which is based on extensive review of the national system of innovation (NSI), sets the longterm policy direction for the South... 

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Statements

DA: DA blocked from conducting oversight inspection at OR Tambo SAPS

DA: DA blocked from conducting oversight inspection at OR Tambo SAPS

23rd October 2018 Today law enforcement officials at OR Tambo International Airport refused to cooperate with DA Team One South Africa Immigration spokesperson,... 

SADTU: SADTU statement on the upcoming medium term budget policy statement

SADTU: SADTU statement on the upcoming medium term budget policy statement

23rd October 2018 The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the largest trade union in the education sector and an affiliate of COSATU, is expecting new... 

SA: Minister Of Finance Mr Tito Mboweni Delivers Medium Term Budget Policy To National Assembly Tomorrow

SA: Minister Of Finance Mr Tito Mboweni Delivers Medium Term Budget Policy To National Assembly Tomorrow

23rd October 2018 Minister of Finance Mr Tito Mboweni is scheduled to deliver the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) tomorrow in the National Assembly and... 

DA: #VBSHeist: ANC continues to protect corrupt cadres, at the expense of service delivery

DA: #VBSHeist: ANC continues to protect corrupt cadres, at the expense of service delivery

23rd October 2018 Today, the DA marched to the Office of the Premier of Limpopo and submitted a memorandum demanding that Premier, Stan Mathabatha, immediately act... 

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Press Offices

Dagga in the workplace

Dagga in the workplace

18th October 2018 People may no longer be prosecuted for cultivating, possessing and using small amounts of dagga for private purposes. But what are the consequences... 

New Labour Laws Amendment Bill will usher in new rules for parental leave

New Labour Laws Amendment Bill will usher in new rules for parental leave

17th October 2018 The Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 (BCEA) presently entitles a female employee to at least four consecutive months of maternity... 

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... 

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State capture – again

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