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Zimbabwe to charge activist pastor with subverting government – lawyers' group

By: News24Wire      17th January 2019 Zimbabwean police plan to charge activist pastor Evan Mawarire with subverting the government, a crime which carries up to 20 years in jail on... 

Zimbabwe to charge activist pastor with subverting government – lawyers' group
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Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire
Every Bosasa contact with govt was tainted with bribes, says Agrizzi

Every Bosasa contact with govt was tainted with bribes, says Agrizzi 

By: African News Agency      17th January 2019 Former Bosasa chief operating officer Angelo Agrizzi on Thursday said that his former employer was involved in a grand scheme of paying bribes to... 

ANC, DA welcome expanded SIU probe into Life Esidimeni

ANC, DA welcome expanded SIU probe into Life Esidimeni 

By: News24Wire      17th January 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed an amended proclamation to broaden the terms of reference of the Special Investigating Unit's (SIU) probe into... 

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Bold steps Mnangagwa should be taking instead of fiddling with the petrol price

Bold steps Mnangagwa should be taking instead of fiddling with the petrol price

16th January 2019 When economically challenged rulers try to run nations, especially fragile ones, they can easily make mistakes. In the past few weeks demonstrators... 

The coup in Gabon surprised everyone. Why forecasts, and the plot, failed

The coup in Gabon surprised everyone. Why forecasts, and the plot, failed

16th January 2019 Coups d’états have become increasingly rare across the world. When coups – or even attempted coups – happen, they attract a great deal of... 

 Will this election change the DRC?

Will this election change the DRC?

16th January 2019 With the announcement this weekend that the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) ruling party had won a substantial majority in the national... 

The ANC must offer more than promises to win over South Africans

The ANC must offer more than promises to win over South Africans

15th January 2019 Launching the governing African National Congress’s (ANC) 2019 general election manifesto in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa lauded the... 

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A New World: The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation

A New World: The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation

14th January 2019 Aware that the growing deployment of renewables has set in motion a global energy transformation with significant implications for geopolitics,... 

ANC 2019 Election Manifesto

ANC 2019 Election Manifesto

14th January 2019 The African National Congress is a broad movement of the people with the historic mission to build a united and democratic South Africa that is... 

 Future of Consumption in Fast-Growth Consumer Markets: India

Future of Consumption in Fast-Growth Consumer Markets: India

10th January 2019 This report sheds light on one of the fastest growing economies in the world - India. By 2030, India will see a tremendous jump in consumer... 

 World Health Statistics 2018: Monitoring health for the SDGs

World Health Statistics 2018: Monitoring health for the SDGs

10th January 2019 The World Health Statistics series is WHO’s annual snapshot of the state of the world’s health. This 2018 edition contains the latest available... 

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CW: Zondo Commission: government officials kept loyal to Bosasa with bribes

CW: Zondo Commission: government officials kept loyal to Bosasa with bribes

17th January 2019 Day two of testimony from former Bosasa executive Angelo Agrizzi started off on a charged note, with video evidence that showed CEO Gavin Watson... 

SAOU: Grey College Application for Appeal by Gov Body Dismissed

SAOU: Grey College Application for Appeal by Gov Body Dismissed

17th January 2019 It is well known that the SAOU is a party to the case in the matter between the principal and the Grey College Governing Body. The SAOU also... 

DA: Vandalisation of ‘ANC is Killing SA’ billboard will not hide the truth about SA’s body-count under their government

DA: Vandalisation of ‘ANC is Killing SA’ billboard will not hide the truth about SA’s body-count under their government

17th January 2019 The vandalisation of the commemorative billboard “The ANC is Killing Us” is tarnishing the memory of those who have died under an ANC government.... 

OUTA: OUTA welcomes Heinrich Volmink as new Executive

OUTA: OUTA welcomes Heinrich Volmink as new Executive

17th January 2019 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) is pleased to announce that Dr Heinrich Volmink has joined the team as OUTA Executive Head: National... 

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Does The Labour Relations Act Apply If Your Contract Is Terminated Prior To Its Commencement?

Does The Labour Relations Act Apply If Your Contract Is Terminated Prior To Its Commencement?

14th January 2019 At the beginning of a new year, many individuals start new jobs or new positions wherein new employment contracts are often concluded.... 

Mining Charter Implementation Guidelines and Amendments to the Mining Charter published

Mining Charter Implementation Guidelines and Amendments to the Mining Charter published

14th January 2019 The Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry, 2018 (Mining Charter) was finalised and published on 27... 

2019: The future of competition law reform in South Africa is now

2019: The future of competition law reform in South Africa is now

14th January 2019 In July 2018, the Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, introduced  to Parliament a radical bill aimed at amending the Competition Act,... 

Planning for public holidays and extra public holidays in 2019

Planning for public holidays and extra public holidays in 2019

14th January 2019 Every year, there are a number of public holidays in South Africa.   The public holidays for 2019 are: New Year’s Day, Tuesday, 1 January 2019;... 

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May elections: what is the price of an ANC electoral victory?

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