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Emotional Mark Kingon apologises for leadership failures at Sars

By: News24Wire      19th October 2018 South African Revenue Service (Sars) Acting Commissioner Mark Kingon has apologised "unreservedly" to the people of South Africa for leadership... 

Emotional Mark Kingon apologises for leadership failures at Sars
 Cosatu in Limpopo province to target VBS looters

Cosatu in Limpopo province to target VBS looters

By: African News Agency      19th October 2018 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in Limpopo says it will embark on rolling mass action against individuals and entities in the... 

Cameroon court rejects all petitions calling for re-run of elections

Cameroon court rejects all petitions calling for re-run of elections

By: Reuters     19th October 2018 Cameroon's Constitutional Council on Friday rejected the last of 18 petitions calling for a re-run of an October 7 election that the opposition... 

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Why the World Bank's optimism about global poverty misses the point

Why the World Bank's optimism about global poverty misses the point

18th October 2018 The World Bank’s latest annual report on poverty and shared prosperity has an unsurprisingly positive message that only 10% of the world’s... 

Questions academics can ask to decolonise their classrooms

Questions academics can ask to decolonise their classrooms

18th October 2018 The curriculum is not just the “stuff” that students must learn to be knowledgeable and skilled in a particular discipline. It’s about more than... 

 Africa’s trade contradictions could cost the continent

Africa’s trade contradictions could cost the continent

18th October 2018 The future of Africa will be significantly shaped by two major accords: the post-Cotonou Agreement with the European Union (EU) and the African... 

Pik Botha and Namibia: ambiguities and contradictions

Pik Botha and Namibia: ambiguities and contradictions

17th October 2018 Roelof “Pik” Botha, South Africa’s foreign minister under apartheid, who has died at the age of 86, was a man of contradictions. He could, for... 

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 Open books: how investments in financial intermediaries can be transparent and why they should be

Open books: how investments in financial intermediaries can be transparent and why they should be

16th October 2018 Development finance institutions (DFIs) have recognized the importance of openness and transparency in projects they finance directly, yet they... 

Let’s Be Real: The Informal Sector and the Gig Economy are the Future, and the Present, of Work in Africa

Let’s Be Real: The Informal Sector and the Gig Economy are the Future, and the Present, of Work in Africa

16th October 2018 It’s time we recognized the truth about the future of work in Africa: it isn’t in the growth of full-time formal sector jobs. The future of work... 

A healthier humanity: the WHO investment case for 2019-2023

A healthier humanity: the WHO investment case for 2019-2023

15th October 2018 Report by the World Health Organisation 

World Development Report 2019 – The Changing Nature Of Work

World Development Report 2019 – The Changing Nature Of Work

15th October 2018 The World Development Report (WDR) 2019: The Changing Nature of Work studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in... 

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Statements

SAFTU welcomes probe into PIC

SAFTU welcomes probe into PIC

18th October 2018 The South Africa Federation of Trade Unions welcomes the President’s announcement that the promised judicial inquiry into the Public Investment... 

Nehawu Demands Decent Working Conditions And Job Security At HPCSA

Nehawu Demands Decent Working Conditions And Job Security At HPCSA

18th October 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] is extremely worried about the working conditions of our members and workers at... 

Department Of Environmental Affairs Welcomes The Arrest Of Poachers While Urging Communities To Assist In Combating Rhino Poaching

Department Of Environmental Affairs Welcomes The Arrest Of Poachers While Urging Communities To Assist In Combating Rhino Poaching

18th October 2018 The Department of Environmental Affairs welcomes the arrest of suspected rhino poachers and urges community members to assist the police and... 

Sasol warns share holders on JSE about production loss due to Solidarity strike

Sasol warns share holders on JSE about production loss due to Solidarity strike

18th October 2018 The petrochemical giant Sasol warned shareholders in a statement on the Stock Exchange News Service (Sens) that its fuel production would probably... 

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Press Offices

Dawn raids by regulators at your business?

Dawn raids by regulators at your business?

15th October 2018 In a climate of increased competition law enforcement, having the right tools at your disposal is imperative.   The South African Competition... 

Local community organisations to benefit from global outreach campaign

Local community organisations to benefit from global outreach campaign

12th October 2018 This October, various charity organisations and NGOs across South Africa are set to benefit from the local roll-out of the annual RE Cares Month.... 

Government takes past lessons to heart in SEZ implementation

Government takes past lessons to heart in SEZ implementation

11th October 2018 Government is keeping a close eye on the implementation of South Africa’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and showing a willingness to adapt elements... 

Customer-driver contact makes screening vital

Customer-driver contact makes screening vital

11th October 2018 Smartphones offer customers the ability to place orders with just the tap of a finger – be it takeout, merchandise or a taxi ride. With the growing... 

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