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1 700 Libyan families displaced by fighting in last 48 hours

By: News24Wire      25th September 2018 More than 1 700 families have been displaced by fighting in Libya's war-ravaged capital over the last 48 hours, the United Nations (UN) has said,... 

1 700 Libyan families displaced by fighting in last 48 hours
Black rhino making a comeback in Chad thanks to relocation from SA

Black rhino making a comeback in Chad thanks to relocation from SA

By: News24Wire      Updated 7 hours ago The black rhino may be making a comeback in Chad after nearly 50 years, thanks to a relocation programme involving South African rhino. Six black... 

eThekwini mayor welcomes Moerane Commission report

eThekwini mayor welcomes Moerane Commission report

By: News24Wire      Updated 5 hours ago eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede has welcomed the Moerane Commission report on political killings, promising to work with government to implement its... 

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 Political bias within the system weakens SA criminal justice

Political bias within the system weakens SA criminal justice

21st September 2018 The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation – the Hawks – is supposed to be an independent investigative agency, and a key part of South... 

Facilitators of State capture in SA

Facilitators of State capture in SA

21st September 2018 The State capture commission of inquiry is under way. The picture that is beginning to emerge is that of a South Africa where, by the time former... 

Promise amid the gloom

Promise amid the gloom

21st September 2018 Analogies between the state of South Africa and Bafana Bafana were easy to make after the team’s disappointing draw with Libya in Durban earlier... 

 Indebted Africa returns to the International Monetary Fund

Indebted Africa returns to the International Monetary Fund  

20th September 2018 Despite – or is it perhaps because of – increasing volumes of Chinese financing to Africa, that oft-reviled old banker, the International Monetary... 

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 The Digital Enterprise: moving from experimentation to transformation

The Digital Enterprise: moving from experimentation to transformation

20th September 2018 While enormous resources are being spent on digital transformation programs by the private sector, the results are underwhelming. According to... 

Building a more equal Ghana – A 5-point action plan to close the gap between the rich and the rest

Building a more equal Ghana – A 5-point action plan to close the gap between the rich and the rest 

20th September 2018 Oxfam estimates that just one of the richest men in Ghana earns from his wealth more in a month than one of the poorest women could earn in 1,000... 

Possession of Extremist Material in Kyrgyzstan

Possession of Extremist Material in Kyrgyzstan

20th September 2018 In 2017, “Sukhrob” was convicted of possessing extremist material in Kyrgyzstan after counterterrorism police raided his home and claimed they... 

Nepal’s cash allowances for children with disabilities

Nepal’s cash allowances for children with disabilities

19th September 2018 Nepal’s disability allowance is one of five government-run social security allowance schemes. It is part of the government’s approach to promote... 

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Statements

DoL: Department of Labour Director-General, Thobile Lamati to lead a blitz inspection in KwaZulu-Natal

DoL: Department of Labour Director-General, Thobile Lamati to lead a blitz inspection in KwaZulu-Natal

Updated 7 hours ago The Department of Labour’s Inspection and Enforcement Services (IES) will tomorrow (September 26) conduct a blitz and advocacy sessions in Durban... 

SA:  Parliament of RSA responds to social media and conversations on the aftermath of Lennox's passing

SA: Parliament of RSA responds to social media and conversations on the aftermath of Lennox's passing

Updated 7 hours ago Parliament remains committed to assist the Garane family to fully heal and find closure following the tragic loss of their son, father and loved... 

ASATA: ASATA urges government to remove unabridged birth certificate requirement for all passport holders

ASATA: ASATA urges government to remove unabridged birth certificate requirement for all passport holders

25th September 2018 The Association of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA) is disappointed and frustrated that South African minors will still be required to... 

AfriForum: AfriForum’s Brakpan branch creates hope during arbour month

AfriForum: AfriForum’s Brakpan branch creates hope during arbour month

25th September 2018 As part of the civil rights organisation’s arbour month, the AfriForum branch in Brakpan planted 20 trees at Laerskool Môrewag and 10 trees at the... 

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Press Offices

National Treasury Hopes To Clarify Anomalies Relating To Taxing REITs Soon

National Treasury Hopes To Clarify Anomalies Relating To Taxing REITs Soon

20th September 2018 The taxation of real estate investment trusts (REITs) was discussed at the recent National Treasury Workshop on the 2018 draft Taxation Laws... 

"Tell them that my Mother is Rejoicing when we Hit the Boer" - Struggling with Struggle Songs…

19th September 2018 Is it misconduct to make statements that are offensive to members of a particular race or ethnic background? If so, should an employer retain... 

Hogan Lovells announces new Chairman of South Africa practice

Hogan Lovells announces new Chairman of South Africa practice

19th September 2018 Hogan Lovells is delighted to announce the appointment of Nkonzo Hlatshwayo as the new Chairperson of its South African practice, effective as of 1... 

Regulations must be in place before marijuana is legalised

Regulations must be in place before marijuana is legalised

18th September 2018 The Constitutional Court announced today that dagga is now legal in South Africa for private use. However, there are a number of concerns and... 

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