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'Overwhelming' majority lost confidence in De Lille – DA

By: News24Wire      26th April 2018 The Democratic Alliance's (DA's) federal executive says an overwhelming majority of its councillors in the City of Cape Town voted in support of a... 

'Overwhelming' majority lost confidence in De Lille – DA
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Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille
Tanzanian anti-government protests flop as Magufuli calls for peace

Tanzanian anti-government protests flop as Magufuli calls for peace

By: Reuters     26th April 2018 Tanzanians largely ignored on Thursday a US-based activist's call to stage nationwide protests against President John Magufuli's government. Nine... 

Ramaphosa to meet labour ministry after minimum wage protests

Ramaphosa to meet labour ministry after minimum wage protests

By: Reuters     26th April 2018 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday meet officials from the labour ministry to discuss the planned introduction of a national... 

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South Africa's strike rate isn't as bad as it's made out to be

South Africa's strike rate isn't as bad as it's made out to be

25th April 2018 South Africa’s parliament is currently debating amendments to the Labour Relations Act that will change how workers can go on strike. For example,... 

Validating ‘the truth’ about SA’s education system

Validating ‘the truth’ about SA’s education system

25th April 2018 A South African Twitter account promises to “tell you the truth, no matter how hard it is to accept”. But are the education claims @Sowellnomics... 

Letter of concern: Ongoing Health Crisis in the North West Province

Letter of concern: Ongoing Health Crisis in the North West Province

24th April 2018 Currently there is a crisis in the provision of health care in the North West Province. This is a result of action taken by various groups who are... 

Why the film 'Winnie' met all the criteria of a good documentary

Why the film 'Winnie' met all the criteria of a good documentary

24th April 2018 In life as well as in death, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has sharply divided South Africans. This was evident in responses to a documentary about... 

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 Blockchain Beyond the Hype

Blockchain Beyond the Hype

25th April 2018 This common sense and practical framework is designed to assist executives in understanding whether blockchain is an appropriate and helpful tool... 

The Case of the Social and Labour Plan Outcomes of Mineral Sands Resources Limited, Tormin Mine & the Community of Lutzville

The Case of the Social and Labour Plan Outcomes of Mineral Sands Resources Limited, Tormin Mine & the Community of Lutzville

23rd April 2018 The report was released to coincide with the #Right2SayNo court case by Amadiba Crisis Committee against the Department of Mineral Resources, which... 

 Artificial Intelligence Collides with Patent Law

Artificial Intelligence Collides with Patent Law

23rd April 2018 Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most important technologies of this era. Once considered a remote possibility reserved for science... 

Leaving no one behind in the health and education sectors: an SDG stocktake in Ghana

Leaving no one behind in the health and education sectors: an SDG stocktake in Ghana

23rd April 2018 Ghana has been widely acknowledged as one of sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘rising stars’ during the era of the Millennium Development Goals, and has made... 

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Statements

Sadtu: Sadtu Gauteng condemns act of barbarism by some white people

Sadtu: Sadtu Gauteng condemns act of barbarism by some white people

26th April 2018 Sadtu condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the barbaric act of some White minority lunatics who hung an effigy of Gauteng Education MEC... 

DA: Joe McGluwa on #SupraMustGo: Ramaphosa buys Supra time by placing NW Health under administration

DA: Joe McGluwa on #SupraMustGo: Ramaphosa buys Supra time by placing NW Health under administration

26th April 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) cautiously welcomes the announcement by Cabinet that the North West Provincial Health Department will be placed under... 

SA: Social Development Committee questions legality of department's organisational structure

SA: Social Development Committee questions legality of department's organisational structure

26th April 2018 Briefings by the Department of Social Development and its entities were cancelled on the basis that the department has no defined organisational... 

SA: MEC Ismail Vadi launches R90 million road rehabilitation project

SA: MEC Ismail Vadi launches R90 million road rehabilitation project

26th April 2018 Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, today launched a R90 million Road D670 rehabilitation project between Bronkhorstspruit and... 

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Press Offices

What mischief does the National Credit Amendment Bill seek to address?

What mischief does the National Credit Amendment Bill seek to address?

25th April 2018 There have been varying views on the National Credit Amendment Bill 2018, colloquially referred to as the Debt Relief Bill. The Bill seeks to... 

The jewel of the Orient – copyright registration in China

The jewel of the Orient – copyright registration in China

25th April 2018 Let’s face it, when one thinks about China, respect and protection of intellectual property rights is not the first thing that springs to mind.... 

South African Health Products Regulatory Authority intention to to levy a backlog fee is 'legally inappropriate

South African Health Products Regulatory Authority intention to to levy a backlog fee is 'legally inappropriate"

24th April 2018 Recent statements by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority or SAHPRA, the successor to the Medicines Control Council, that it... 

Hybrid Equity Instruments: Redemption versus repurchase

Hybrid Equity Instruments: Redemption versus repurchase

24th April 2018 Section 8E of the Income Tax Act, 1962 (the Act) applies to inter alia deem a share to be a hybrid equity instrument if certain requirements are... 

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