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Govt freezes bank accounts of exiled Zim ministers Moyo, Kasukuwere

By: African News Agency      8th December 2017 The Zimbabwean government has frozen bank accounts belonging to exiled former ministers Saviour Kasukuwere and Jonathan Moyo. Moyo and Kasukuwere... 

 Govt freezes bank accounts of exiled Zim ministers Moyo, Kasukuwere
 Liberian Supreme Court green lights presidential run-off

Liberian Supreme Court green lights presidential run-off

By: African News Agency      8th December 2017 Liberia's Supreme Court has ordered the electoral commission to proceed with a presidential run-off delayed for a month by fraud complaints, but... 

Khoza to continue as Eskom chair

Khoza to continue as Eskom chair

By: Anine Kilian     8th December 2017 Zethembe Khoza will continue in his position as chairperson of State-owned power utility Eskom until the 2018 annual general meeting, according to... 

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The ANC leadership race will go down to the wire: here's why

The ANC leadership race will go down to the wire: here's why

7th December 2017 The suspense is tangible as the African National Congress (ANC) – South Africa’s former liberation movement that’s turned into a tired governing... 

#5facts: Water in South Africa

#5facts: Water in South Africa

7th December 2017 While residents in South Africa’s economic capital of Johannesburg seek shelter from current rains, Cape Town residents are being pressured to... 

Crunch time

Crunch time

7th December 2017 In ten days’ time the result should be known – who will be the new president of the ANC? The party’s elective conference starts on 16 December at... 

Snags that could cast doubt on ANC's choice of new leaders

Snags that could cast doubt on ANC's choice of new leaders

6th December 2017 South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) holds its highly contested national elective conference for its top six leaders, between... 

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The Social Value of Business

The Social Value of Business

5th December 2017 There are many ways to define what “business” is. All of us are in some sense involved in business whenever we do something that is intended to... 

Flawed Justice – Accountability for ISIS Crimes in Iraq

Flawed Justice – Accountability for ISIS Crimes in Iraq

5th December 2017 The armed forces of the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), supported by various international partners, including the... 

Mandela Funeral – Report by the Public Protector

Mandela Funeral – Report by the Public Protector

5th December 2017 This is a report of the Public Protector issued in terms of section 182(1) (b) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and... 

Recruitment of M23 Rebels to Suppress Protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Recruitment of M23 Rebels to Suppress Protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo

4th December 2017 Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 62 people and arrested hundreds of others during protests across the country... 

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Statements

AfriForum: AfriForum welcomes court judgement regarding Shaun Abrahams

AfriForum: AfriForum welcomes court judgement regarding Shaun Abrahams

8th December 2017 The civil rights organisation AfriForum welcomes the news that Shaun Abrahams, National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), must vacate his... 

SA: Premier Makhura meets with Mayors to discuss state of the Gauteng Economy

SA: Premier Makhura meets with Mayors to discuss state of the Gauteng Economy

8th December 2017 The Gauteng Premier’s Coordinating Forum (PCF) met today to strengthen coordination and implementation of strategies to address poverty,... 

SA: Minister Brown announces new Eskom Board

SA: Minister Brown announces new Eskom Board

8th December 2017 Cabinet has approved a new Board for Eskom on a 3-year term subject to an annual review, and expressed support for Minister of Public Enterprises... 

ANC: ANC mourns the passing of struggle veteran Cde Laloo Chiba

ANC: ANC mourns the passing of struggle veteran Cde Laloo Chiba

8th December 2017 The African National Congress is deeply saddened by the passing of struggle veteran and stalwart of our movement, Comrade Laloo Isu Chiba. Comrade... 

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Press Offices

South Africa releases Competition Amendment Bill

South Africa releases Competition Amendment Bill

5th December 2017 On 1 December 2017, the South African Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, published Government Notice no. 41294, which announced the... 

Fiscal Pressure – Tax hikes are not the solution

Fiscal Pressure – Tax hikes are not the solution

4th December 2017 South Africa suffers from a trifecta of social challenges, namely: inequality, poverty and high levels of unemployment. This, when coupled with the... 

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

4th December 2017 At the CCMA it is the employer who has the full onus of proving that a dismissal was fair. For this reason, when employers are able to catch... 

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

1st December 2017 The Department of Justice and Correctional Services has recently published the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Amendment Bill, 2017... 

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