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Mugabe parliament appearance date set, says report

By: News24Wire      20th April 2018 Former president Robert Mugabe has been told to appear before a parliamentary committee on May 9 to give information on the alleged disappearance... 

Mugabe parliament appearance date set, says report
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Britain wants Zimbabwe back in the Commonwealth

Britain wants Zimbabwe back in the Commonwealth

By: Reuters     20th April 2018 Britain said on Friday it would strongly support Zimbabwe's re-entry to the Commonwealth and praised President Emmerson Mnangagwa for impressive... 

Botswana president urges Congo's Kabila not to stand again

Botswana president urges Congo's Kabila not to stand again

By: Reuters     20th April 2018 Botswana's new leader has urged President Joseph Kabila not to stand for re-election in Congo's long delayed presidential poll, saying he had... 

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 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... 

African leaders are more constrained by democratic rules than you think

African leaders are more constrained by democratic rules than you think

18th April 2018 Africa is often imagined to be a place in which presidents can do whatever they want, unencumbered by constitutional or democratic constraints. A... 

 Refugees are Boko Haram’s latest soft target

Refugees are Boko Haram’s latest soft target

18th April 2018 Boko Haram has since 2009 proven a highly adaptable foe, routinely changing tactics to suit shifting circumstances. The terror group increasingly... 

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 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... 

Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050

Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050

17th April 2018 Renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to meet the decarbonisation and climate mitigation goals set out in... 

Policy Brief: A research project by The Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection Launched April 2018

Policy Brief: A research project by The Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection Launched April 2018

13th April 2018 This brief seeks to describe the policy implications of a newly completed MISTRA research project on the advancement of emerging technologies in... 

 Behavioural Strategies to Strengthen Health Programmes and Policies Six Behavioural Insights to Increase Impact and Efficiency

Behavioural Strategies to Strengthen Health Programmes and Policies Six Behavioural Insights to Increase Impact and Efficiency

13th April 2018 This report discusses how behavioural economics can be leveraged to achieve the ends of healthcare practitioners, administrators and programme... 

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SA: Gauteng government restores dignity by handing over title deeds in Devon

SA: Gauteng government restores dignity by handing over title deeds in Devon

20th April 2018 Gauteng Provincial Government has restored the dignity of Impumelelo residents in Devon, by handing over the most important documents, tittle deeds... 

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Minister Cele must investigate reports of use of live ammunition during the Mahikeng protest

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Minister Cele must investigate reports of use of live ammunition during the Mahikeng protest

20th April 2018 The DA urges the Police Minister, Bheki Cele, to thoroughly investigate the extremely concerning reports of the use of live ammunition by South... 

Sacp: Sacp congratulates the people of Cuba and the newly elected President

Sacp: Sacp congratulates the people of Cuba and the newly elected President

20th April 2018 The South African Communist Party (Sacp) congratulates the Communist Party of Cuba, the Cuban Revolution and the Cuban people for the properly... 

Sacp: Sacp supports the ongoing bus drivers nationwide strike, calls for solidarity

Sacp: Sacp supports the ongoing bus drivers nationwide strike, calls for solidarity

20th April 2018 The South African Communist Party (Sacp) fully supports the bus drivers strike as led in the main by the South African Transport Workers Union... 

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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... 

Six Baker McKenzie South Africa lawyers and nine practice areas recognised by Legal 500 EMEA Guide

Six Baker McKenzie South Africa lawyers and nine practice areas recognised by Legal 500 EMEA Guide

13th April 2018 Three partners at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg have been named as Leading Lawyers and a further three have been ranked Next Generation lawyers,... 

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