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Chief directors in North West premier's office suspended over R240m fraud allegations

By: News24Wire      16th November 2018 Two senior North West officials have been suspended for allegedly defrauding the province of almost a quarter of a billion rand over a two-year... 

Chief directors in North West premier's office suspended over R240m fraud allegations
North West Premier Job Mokgoro
At least 42 feared dead in Zimbabwe bus fire

At least 42 feared dead in Zimbabwe bus fire

By: Reuters     16th November 2018 Police in Zimbabwe pulled the charred remains of passengers from a bus that caught fire overnight in the south of the country and said at least 42... 

 Eskom suspends senior executive Abram Masango

Eskom suspends senior executive Abram Masango

By: African News Agency      16th November 2018 Eskom on Friday announced the suspension of the head of its group capital division, Abram Masango. The utility said Masango was suspended with... 

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 Back to the future in Madagascar

Back to the future in Madagascar

15th November 2018 Whoever becomes president in Madagascar is likely to have an axe to grind. Both frontrunners, who will be facing off in a second round next month,... 

The SA-EU Strategic Partnership Summit: correcting the compass needle

The SA-EU Strategic Partnership Summit: correcting the compass needle

15th November 2018 South Africa and the European Union will meet on 15 November in Brussels for the seventh Summit of the SA-EU Strategic Partnership. It is a... 

Life in South Africa's economic hub is improving -- but big challenges remain

Life in South Africa's economic hub is improving -- but big challenges remain

14th November 2018 More than 14-million people live in South Africa’s economic hub, the Gauteng City-Region. That’s 25% of the country’s population. A lot of media... 

Why giving South Africans title deeds isn't the panacea for land reform

Why giving South Africans title deeds isn't the panacea for land reform

14th November 2018 The land reform debate in South Africa has become increasingly polarised since Parliament resolved to consider amending the country’s Constitution... 

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Brown to green: the G20 transition towards a low-carbon economy

Brown to green: the G20 transition towards a low-carbon economy

15th November 2018 To stay within the Paris Agreement temperature limit, G20 emissions need to be drastically reduced. A peak needs to be reached by around 2020 and... 

International Debt Statistics

International Debt Statistics

15th November 2018 Focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for low- and middle-income countries. Includes over 200... 

Barriers to Girls’ Education in Pakistan

Barriers to Girls’ Education in Pakistan

15th November 2018 Pakistan was described as “among the world’s worst performing countries in education,” at the 2015 Oslo Summit on Education and Development. The... 

 Examining the crude details – Government audits of oil and gas project costs to maximize revenue collection

Examining the crude details – Government audits of oil and gas project costs to maximize revenue collection

14th November 2018 The petroleum sector offers governments huge potential revenues that could be invested in poverty alleviation and inequality reduction, but those... 

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Statements

Update On The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill Process

Update On The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill Process

16th November 2018 The development of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has involved wide consultation with broad sections of society since its publication for... 

DA: CRC decision is populist proof that a vote for the ANC is a vote for the EFF

DA: CRC decision is populist proof that a vote for the ANC is a vote for the EFF

16th November 2018 Land reform, including land restitution, is a justice issue as millions of South Africans remain disempowered as they do not own land – both urban... 

Minister Sisulu to travel to Moscow for the annual meeting of the SA-Russia Intergovernmental Committee on Trade and Economic Co-operation

Minister Sisulu to travel to Moscow for the annual meeting of the SA-Russia Intergovernmental Committee on Trade and Economic Co-operation

16th November 2018 International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will undertake a visit to Moscow, Russian Federation, where she will co-chair the... 

AfriForum: Newly-published feeder zones for Gauteng schools will cause major discomfort in 2020 school year

AfriForum: Newly-published feeder zones for Gauteng schools will cause major discomfort in 2020 school year

16th November 2018 The Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi, yesterday morning (15 November) introduced the new feeder zones for schools in Gauteng at a media... 

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Press Offices

Taking the Pressure Out of Depression

Taking the Pressure Out of Depression

13th November 2018 The Labour Court (LC), in Ockert Jansen v Legal Aid South Africa (2018) 39 ILJ 2024 (LC), recently considered whether the dismissal of an employee... 

Werksmans Launches 'Dawn Raid In A Box'

Werksmans Launches 'Dawn Raid In A Box'

13th November 2018 A dawn raid by the competition authorities can be carried out on any business, big or small, and companies must be mindful of the possibility of a... 

Disability Grants Are Not Enough – The Law Requires Something More

Disability Grants Are Not Enough – The Law Requires Something More

8th November 2018 Have you ever seen signs in a parking bay written “Disabled People Only”? Have you heard a person say “I’m not disabled, but I am a person with a... 

Joint Ventures and their use!

Joint Ventures and their use!

8th November 2018 Joint Ventures, more commonly known as “JV’s”, are not regulated by legislation.  To give a broad definition of a JV, it is an... 

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