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State Capture Inquiry: Nene, Mentor appearance postponed 

By: News24Wire      15th November 2018 Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene will not appear before the Zondo commission of inquiry into State capture this week as planned. His testimony... 

State Capture Inquiry: Nene, Mentor appearance postponed
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Former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene
 ‘Massive’ fuel price drop on the cards for December – AA

‘Massive’ fuel price drop on the cards for December – AA

By: News24Wire      15th November 2018 The Automobile Association (AA) announced on Thursday that, based on current data, motorists could expect ‘massive drops’ in the prices of petrol... 

Committee gives green light for Constitutional amendment on land reform

Committee gives green light for Constitutional amendment on land reform 

By: African News Agency      15th November 2018 The ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Thursday, dismissed accusations by opposition parties that the process which led to the adoption of a... 

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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... 

 Diamonds are not necessarily forever

Diamonds are not necessarily forever

13th November 2018 The participants in the Kimberley Process, including 19 African governments, are meeting this week in Brussels to review the successes and failures... 

Why removal of South Africa's tax boss is key to Ramaphosa's chances of success

Why removal of South Africa's tax boss is key to Ramaphosa's chances of success

13th November 2018 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has changed the country’s political landscape significantly since he came to power in February 2018. This... 

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 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... 

Power system flexibility for the energy transition

Power system flexibility for the energy transition

14th November 2018 Growing shares of solar and wind power call for increasingly flexible grid operation. This report from the International Renewable Energy Agency... 

Clean energy project preparation facilities

Clean energy project preparation facilities

14th November 2018 We must make significant new investments in clean energy to meet global climate and sustainability goals. Renewable energy investment is growing,... 

Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s 5th Quality of Life Survey (2017/2018)

Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s 5th Quality of Life Survey (2017/2018)

13th November 2018 The results of the Gauteng City-Region Observatory’s 5th Quality of Life Survey (2017/2018) show that, despite very challenging economic... 

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LSSA: Law Society launches independent whistle-blowing channels to report exam leaks

LSSA: Law Society launches independent whistle-blowing channels to report exam leaks

15th November 2018 The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has appointed an independent law firm to investigate the leakage of the August 2018 Attorneys Admission... 

DIRCO: South Africa welcomes the lifting of Security Council sanctions against Eritrea

DIRCO: South Africa welcomes the lifting of Security Council sanctions against Eritrea

15th November 2018 The South African Government has welcomed a resolution by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to lift sanctions against Eritrea.   The... 

DA: Matlosana: Failing ANC continues to place politics before people

DA: Matlosana: Failing ANC continues to place politics before people

15th November 2018 Former ANC mayor of Matlosana Local Municipality, Cllr Washington Ntozini, elected on Tuesday earlier this week, announced his resignation... 

IFP: IFP Rejects rushed Constitutional Review Committee Report on Amending Constitution

IFP: IFP Rejects rushed Constitutional Review Committee Report on Amending Constitution

15th November 2018 The IFP notes with serious concern the rushed report adopted by the Constitutional Review Committee today on amending Section 25 of the... 

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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... 

Is there a duty on employees to

Is there a duty on employees to "snitch" on their fellow colleagues if they become aware they are committing workplace misconduct or crime?

7th November 2018 The subject heading above is all but related to a difficult concept of "derivative misconduct", which lies in an employee’s failure to offer... 

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