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Mugabe sends condolence message to Tsvangirai's family – report

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe has reportedly "finally broken his silence" and sent a last minute condolence message to his late rival,... 

Mugabe sends condolence message to Tsvangirai's family – report
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Volumes, dollar prices keep rand at bay for divi-hoisting Assore

Volumes, dollar prices keep rand at bay for divi-hoisting Assore

By: Martin Creamer     21st February 2018 Improved volumes and better dollar prices proved sufficient for mining holding company Assore to keep rand strength at bay in posting strong... 

Public Procurement aligned to more stringent regulations as Bill goes to Cabinet

Public Procurement aligned to more stringent regulations as Bill goes to Cabinet

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     21st February 2018 The Public Procurement Bill, which will be presented to Cabinet next month for gazetting for public comments, will be slightly delayed owing to the... 

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Africa waves some leaders goodbye: but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

Africa waves some leaders goodbye: but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

21st February 2018 At a time where Africa has seen a few long-standing leaders exit, the issue of change in power is occupying minds of citizens as well as those in... 

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

20th February 2018 Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia has become the first Ethiopian leader to relinquish power willingly. He submitted his... 

People in African cities are taking charge of their water supplies - and it's working

People in African cities are taking charge of their water supplies - and it's working

20th February 2018 The world has made tremendous progress in bridging the gap between water supply and demand. But there’s a long way still to go. In a 2017 joint... 

Verifying key claims in SA’s 2018 State of the Nation address debate

Verifying key claims in SA’s 2018 State of the Nation address debate

20th February 2018 South Africa’s parliament squeezed in the debate on the State of the Nation address as well as the president’s reply before the budget speech is... 

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A People’s State of the Nation Assessment 2018

A People’s State of the Nation Assessment 2018

20th February 2018 All too often the emphasis in portrayals of South African politics and society is placed on public representatives and party officials, but what do... 

Renewable energy prospects for the European Union

Renewable energy prospects for the European Union

20th February 2018 For more than two decades, the European Union (EU) has been at the forefront of global renewable energy deployment. The adoption of long-term... 

“All We Want is Equality” – Religious Exemptions and Discrimination against LGBT People in the United States

“All We Want is Equality” – Religious Exemptions and Discrimination against LGBT People in the United States

19th February 2018 Over the past decade, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have made significant legal and political gains in the United States,... 

WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

16th February 2018 The term nanomaterials refers to materials that have at least one dimension (height, width or length) that is smaller than 100 nanometres (10−7... 

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DA: Gavin Davis on Nuclear Deal: Ramaphosa must stop the gazetting of the Integrated Resource Plan

DA: Gavin Davis on Nuclear Deal: Ramaphosa must stop the gazetting of the Integrated Resource Plan

Updated 1 hour 56 minutes ago Minister Gigaba's Budget Speech, which contained no funding for a new nuclear build, should signal the death knell of the nuclear deal. The time... 

Salvation Army: Social grant increase will not shield the poor says Salvation Army

Salvation Army: Social grant increase will not shield the poor says Salvation Army

Updated 3 hours ago The Salvation Army has welcomed the higher than inflation increase in social grants announced in yesterday’s budget. However, the Church fears that... 

PAC: Budget speech was anti-poor

PAC: Budget speech was anti-poor

Updated 3 hours ago The Budget speech confirms that the poor/landlessness are in need of a friend and that friend have been there for many decades, its PAC. That is... 

CM: Chamber of Mines notes Budget speech

CM: Chamber of Mines notes Budget speech

21st February 2018 The Chamber of Mines welcomes the 2018/19 national Budget delivered today by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba as a tough but necessary one that... 

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Drought and the employment relationship

Drought and the employment relationship

16th February 2018 The potential impact of the drought on the employment relationship should not be underestimated. It may affect the employee’s right to remuneration... 

Environmental Right in Terms of the Constitution

Environmental Right in Terms of the Constitution

14th February 2018 What is an environmental right?  An environmental right relates to the right we have to the environment. The environment has been an important... 

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

14th February 2018 Section 129 of the National Credit Act No. 34 of 2005 (hereinafter “the NCA”) provides a mechanism for Consumers who have fallen into arrears on... 

The Wage War: Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value

The Wage War: Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value

14th February 2018 Equal pay for work of equal value has never been more relevant than now. It is a well-known fact that for many years, due to our unjust past, many... 

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