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SADC summit set to 'assess situation in Zim, Lesotho, DRC' – report

By: News24Wire      23rd April 2018 Zimbabwe is reportedly on the agenda at a Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika Summit of Heads of State and Government to be... 

SADC summit set to 'assess situation in Zim, Lesotho, DRC' – report
Thousands march in Madagascar to protest election laws

Thousands march in Madagascar to protest election laws

By: Reuters     23rd April 2018 Thousands marched in protest against the government in Madagascar's capital on Monday after the president denounced unrest in which two people were... 

Court dismisses damages claim by family of Michael Komape, who drowned in pit toilet

Court dismisses damages claim by family of Michael Komape, who drowned in pit toilet

By: News24Wire      23rd April 2018 The family of Michael Komape has lost their claim for general and constitutional damages for the death of their son, who drowned in a pit latrine... 

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Why business should care about inequality

Why business should care about inequality

20th April 2018 South African business needs to sit up and take note of new analysis that not only confirms South Africa as the world’s most unequal country, but... 

 Libya’s ‘divisive unifier’ Haftar stumbles

Libya’s ‘divisive unifier’ Haftar stumbles

19th April 2018 Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the strongman who is widely regarded as the most important player in the overcrowded cast of characters determining... 

 When elephants fight: will the US-China trade war hurt South Africa?

When elephants fight: will the US-China trade war hurt South Africa?

19th April 2018 When US President Donald Trump announced that he would ask Congress to impose a 25% tariff on more than 1 300 Chinese imports amounting to an... 

The real impact of Expropriation without Compensation might well be felt below the ground

The real impact of Expropriation without Compensation might well be felt below the ground

18th April 2018 The current debate around expropriation without compensation (EWC) has been phrased in an idiom of land politics – the supposed imperative of the... 

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Mass Evictions of Syrian Refugees by Lebanese Municipalities

Mass Evictions of Syrian Refugees by Lebanese Municipalities

20th April 2018 After seven years as reluctant hosts to a million or more Syrian refugees, some Lebanese politicians have become increasingly vocal since 2017 in... 

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition

18th April 2018 Spurred by innovation, increased competition, and policy support in a growing number of countries, renewable energy technologies have achieved... 

 Facing risk: options and challenges in ensuring that climate/disaster risk finance and insurance deliver for poor people

Facing risk: options and challenges in ensuring that climate/disaster risk finance and insurance deliver for poor people

17th April 2018 Reducing the impacts of disasters on poor people is absolutely vital. Climate/disaster risk financing could play a useful role if it is part of an... 

 History and Geography is not Destiny: Poland’s Lesson for Africa’.

History and Geography is not Destiny: Poland’s Lesson for Africa’.

17th April 2018 Despite the absence of a state for 123 years until 1918, the horror of the Second World War when it lost 85 per cent of its capital and one-third... 

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Statements

DA: Joe McGluwa on  	   #SupraMustGo: Protests spread while Ramaphosa protects Zuma’s protégé

DA: Joe McGluwa on #SupraMustGo: Protests spread while Ramaphosa protects Zuma’s protégé

23rd April 2018 With protests spreading to Taung and Vryburg, the Democratic Alliance (DA) again calls upon ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa to act in the interest of... 

DA: Alf Lees says fringe tax benefits accrued to Zuma should include R1.5m herd of cattle from Supra

DA: Alf Lees says fringe tax benefits accrued to Zuma should include R1.5m herd of cattle from Supra

23rd April 2018 The DA has written to the Acting SARS Commissioner, Mark Kingon, to request an update on whether SARS is indeed investigating the liability by... 

EFF: EFF calls on Public Protector to investigate Zuma and Mahumapelo

EFF: EFF calls on Public Protector to investigate Zuma and Mahumapelo

22nd April 2018 The EFF calls on the Public Protector to investigate former President Jacob Zuma and North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo on the allegations that... 

Saftu: Saftu condemns private-sector corruption

Saftu: Saftu condemns private-sector corruption

20th April 2018 More evidence is now emerging to support the view of the South African Federation of Trade Unions that the epidemic of corruption and fraud which... 

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Press Offices

Spoor & Fisher appoints Tshepo Shabangu as Chairperson

Spoor & Fisher appoints Tshepo Shabangu as Chairperson

17th April 2018 Boutique Intellectual Property (IP) Law firm Spoor & Fisher has announced the appointment of Ms Tshepo Shabangu as the Chairperson of the... 

Controlled Foreign Companies: Filing requirements

Controlled Foreign Companies: Filing requirements

16th April 2018 Where a South African taxpayer owns directly or indirectly more than 50% of the shares in a foreign company, the foreign company will generally... 

Spotlight on malicious complaints to professional regulators

Spotlight on malicious complaints to professional regulators

16th April 2018 Medical, legal and other professionals are not without recourse when facing false or malicious charges laid against them with professional bodies.... 

If a retrenchment was unavoidable, can the employer skimp on the retrenchment process?

If a retrenchment was unavoidable, can the employer skimp on the retrenchment process?

16th April 2018 If a retrenchment was unavoidable, can the employer skimp on the retrenchment process or would that be viewed as both substantively and... 

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