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Zuma appoints another 3 members to MDDA board

By: African News Agency      20th October 2017 More than a month after a recommendation from the National Assembly, President Jacob Zuma on Friday announced the appointment of three new board... 

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Kizza Besigye charged with murder after deadly protests

Kizza Besigye charged with murder after deadly protests

By: Reuters     20th October 2017 A leading Ugandan opposition figure was arrested and charged with murder, police said on Friday, after a deadly anti-government rally that security... 

Eyes on Odinga as Kenya election board CEO takes leave before vote

Eyes on Odinga as Kenya election board CEO takes leave before vote

By: Reuters     20th October 2017 The chief executive of Kenya's electoral board, whose sacking the opposition has demanded ahead of a presidential election re-run due next week,... 

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What's at stake in South Africa's new finance minister's first budget

What's at stake in South Africa's new finance minister's first budget

19th October 2017 There’s a great deal hanging on South Africa’s 2017 medium term budget policy statement. Three factors are at play: there is political turmoil... 

 Financing infrastructure to reignite South Africa’s growth

Financing infrastructure to reignite South Africa’s growth

19th October 2017 As South Africa’s Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba prepares for his inaugural Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement on 25 October, one issue will weigh... 

 An election is no panacea for Kenya’s stability

An election is no panacea for Kenya’s stability

19th October 2017 Kenyans are expected to go to the polls on 26 October in a repeat presidential election fraught with uncertainty after main opposition candidate... 

Deadly explosion in Somali capital Mogadishu brings shock, outrage, and resilience

Deadly explosion in Somali capital Mogadishu brings shock, outrage, and resilience

18th October 2017 More than 300 people were killed and at least 500 injured on October 14 when a truck bomb exploded in a crowded intersection in Mogadishu,... 

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Girls’ Access to Education in Afghanistan

Girls’ Access to Education in Afghanistan

17th October 2017 Sixteen years after the US-led military intervention that ousted the Taliban government, an estimated two-thirds of Afghan girls do not go to... 

Security Forces Violations in Kenya’s August 2017 Elections

Security Forces Violations in Kenya’s August 2017 Elections

17th October 2017 On August 8, 2017, Kenya held presidential elections in which the incumbent, Uhuru Kenyatta was re-elected amid allegations of electoral fraud. The... 

 Women as “underutilized assets”: A critical review of IMF advice on female labour force participation and fiscal consolidation

Women as “underutilized assets”: A critical review of IMF advice on female labour force participation and fiscal consolidation

16th October 2017 Deeply-embedded patriarchal norms mean that women have a dual role in the economy: productive and reproductive. This reality – and the failure of... 

The next frontier for disaster risk reduction: tackling disasters in fragile and conflict-affected contexts

The next frontier for disaster risk reduction: tackling disasters in fragile and conflict-affected contexts

16th October 2017 This report looks at the political and institutional barriers – both real and perceived – to adapting disaster risk reduction (DRR) policy,... 

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Statements

SA: Premier Makhura hands over high performance vehicles to police to reduce crime in Gauteng

SA: Premier Makhura hands over high performance vehicles to police to reduce crime in Gauteng

20th October 2017 Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the 200 of the 875 high performance vehicles and 75 motorbikes handed over to law enforcement agencies on Friday... 

GCIS: New Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa is  appointed

GCIS: New Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa is appointed

20th October 2017 Minister in the Presidency, Mr Jeff Radebe, today announced the appointment of the new Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa... 

SA: Standing Committee on Finance wishes new SAA board well

SA: Standing Committee on Finance wishes new SAA board well

19th October 2017 Of course, the real test of the new Board is how they bring their range of experiences and expertise together and operate as a collective, and what... 

FEDUDA: FEDUSA welcomes axing of Dudu Myeni

FEDUDA: FEDUSA welcomes axing of Dudu Myeni

19th October 2017 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has welcomed the axing of controversial South African Airways (SAA) Chairperson Dudu Myeni who... 

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Press Offices

Old claims – new remedies; Corporate opportunities in light of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2008

Old claims – new remedies; Corporate opportunities in light of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2008

16th October 2017 In terms of section 22 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Act No. 108 of 1996, and in the interests of justice, every citizen has... 

Seven Baker McKenzie partners ranked as leading lawyers in South Africa

Seven Baker McKenzie partners ranked as leading lawyers in South Africa

13th October 2017 Seven Baker McKenzie partners in Johannesburg have been ranked as Leading Lawyers in South Africa in the latest IFLR1000 Guide, released today.... 

Webber Wentzel again certified as one of South Africa's Top Employers

Webber Wentzel again certified as one of South Africa's Top Employers

13th October 2017 Webber Wentzel has been awarded the exclusive Top Employers South Africa 2018 certification in recognition of its outstanding employee offerings.... 

Independent contractor or employee – the Uber case

Independent contractor or employee – the Uber case

12th October 2017 Are Uber drivers independent contractors or employees? When persons have been contracted to provide a business with a service on an independent... 

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