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South Sudan ruling party factions sign agreement

By: African News Agency      17th November 2017 A unification agreement to rebuild trust and confidence has been signed by two rival factions of South Sudan’s ruling Sudan People’s Liberation... 

South Sudan ruling party factions sign agreement
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South Sudan President Salva Kiir
Botswana's Khama tells Mugabe to go

Botswana's Khama tells Mugabe to go

By: Reuters     17th November 2017 Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe should end his attempts to remain in office after the military seized power this week as he has no regional... 

Sampling confirms lithium in Namibia – Montero

Sampling confirms lithium in Namibia – Montero

By: Martin Creamer     17th November 2017 Exploration and development company Montero, which is putting mineralisation to the test in Namibia in search of a lithium resource, on Friday... 

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What the hijacking of South Africa's Treasury means for the economy

What the hijacking of South Africa's Treasury means for the economy

16th November 2017 South Africa has been rocked by news that President Jacob Zuma has bulldozed the country’s National Treasury to adopt a fee free higher education... 

 From our archives: dismantling Zimbabwe’s 'deep state’

From our archives: dismantling Zimbabwe’s 'deep state’

16th November 2017 Are current developments in Zimbabwe unearthing the country's 'deep state'? Our analysis from 2016 has relevance today as events unfold: The... 

 Mali’s electoral cycle fraught with obstacles and instability

Mali’s electoral cycle fraught with obstacles and instability

15th November 2017 Mali is entering an electoral cycle comprising local and regional elections on 17 December and presidential and legislative elections in 2018. The... 

 Can new leaders fix Zimbabwe’s Potemkin economy?

Can new leaders fix Zimbabwe’s Potemkin economy?

15th November 2017 When President Robert Mugabe and his Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party swept to victory in 2013, the resigned... 

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What About The Boy Child?

What About The Boy Child?

15th November 2017 It is easy to overlook the experiences of boy children. Literature from East Africa suggests that there is disproportionate emphasis on the rights... 

Abuse of Tanzanian Domestic Workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates

Abuse of Tanzanian Domestic Workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates

14th November 2017 Thousands of Tanzanian women toil as domestic workers in the Middle East, cleaning, caring, and cooking for their employer’s families. Each year,... 

Davis Tax Committee final reports

Davis Tax Committee final reports

13th November 2017 The Davis Tax Committee (DTC) is pleased to announce that the Minister of Finance has granted approval for it to publish its reports that have been... 

Report of Commission of Inquiry into the Feasibility of making High Education and Training Fee-free in South Africa

Report of Commission of Inquiry into the Feasibility of making High Education and Training Fee-free in South Africa

13th November 2017 On 14 January 2016, President Jacob Zuma established a Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training in order to add into the body of... 

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Statements

DA: Belinda Bozzoli says Fees Commission’s ICL proposal not the solution

DA: Belinda Bozzoli says Fees Commission’s ICL proposal not the solution

17th November 2017 President Zuma’s appointment of the Heher Commission in 2016 was a classic example of “kicking for touch”, while student riots were ongoing. It... 

UNTU: President Jacob Zuma must remove Minister Lynne Brown

UNTU: President Jacob Zuma must remove Minister Lynne Brown

17th November 2017 The United National Transport Union (UNTU) and its affiliated federation, FEDUSA, calls on President Jacob Zuma to remove Lynne Brown from her... 

PAC: Janusz Waluz should rot in jail, APLA freedom fighters should be released

PAC: Janusz Waluz should rot in jail, APLA freedom fighters should be released

17th November 2017 Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) note and welcome the decision of the minister to deny a killer, Walus, a parole. There are many reasons why... 

DA: Bridget Masango says SASSA-Post Office agreement must be tabled in Parliament

DA: Bridget Masango says SASSA-Post Office agreement must be tabled in Parliament

17th November 2017 The agreement for the South African Post Office (SAPO) to assist SASSA in the distribution of social grants is meant to be signed today. Previous... 

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Press Offices

A new era in transfer pricing risk assessment

A new era in transfer pricing risk assessment

10th November 2017 A toolkit for Transfer Pricing Risk Assessment in the African Mining Industry was launched in September this year by the African Tax Administration... 

Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act – Foreign and Domestic Prominent Influential Persons

Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act – Foreign and Domestic Prominent Influential Persons

10th November 2017 The FICA Amendment Act No 2 of 2017 (“the Act”) provides further protection of the South African financial system against abuse for illicit... 

Poor work performance and sales targets

Poor work performance and sales targets

9th November 2017 It is not often that a dispute about dismissal for poor work performance reaches the Labour Appeal Court. Yet this is what happened in the case of... 

Acting on early warning signs can prevent restructuring and liquidation

Acting on early warning signs can prevent restructuring and liquidation

8th November 2017 No company ever wants to go through a restructuring or liquidation process. Those that are able to recognise the early warning signs of financial... 

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