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ANC hits back at DA for Tembisa fire comments

By: Thabi Madiba     18th May 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) on Friday said it was disgusted by the Democratic Alliance (DA) for attempting to mislead the country by using... 

ANC hits back at DA for Tembisa fire comments
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Congo health ministry confirms 11 new cases of Ebola

Congo health ministry confirms 11 new cases of Ebola

By: Reuters     18th May 2018 Congo has confirmed 11 new cases of Ebola in the northwest town of Bikoro, a health ministry spokesperson said, widening an outbreak that the World... 

Nzimande urges SOEs to plug leaks

Nzimande urges SOEs to plug leaks

By: News24Wire      18th May 2018 Transport Minister Blade Nzimande called for an end to warring board members and executives at entities within his department, urging them to... 

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 Can Weah realise his pro-poor economic development agenda?

Can Weah realise his pro-poor economic development agenda?

18th May 2018 Having led his Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) to victory after coming short in 2005 and 2011, Liberian President George Weah now needs to... 

Promise and perils

Promise and perils

18th May 2018 While President Cyril Ramaphosa was having a breakfast meeting with his Economic Cluster Ministers at Genadendal last week, to deliberate on ways... 

The sudden jump in the unemployment rate in 2015: Is there a break in the QLFS data?

The sudden jump in the unemployment rate in 2015: Is there a break in the QLFS data?

17th May 2018 This article argues that there is a time-series break in StatsSA’s Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) in the first quarter of 2015. The principal... 

Democracy in peril: Burundi's referendum will cement Nkurunziza's grip on power

Democracy in peril: Burundi's referendum will cement Nkurunziza's grip on power

17th May 2018 The citizens of Burundi, the small country in Central Africa that borders Tanzania, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are about to... 

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“Looking for Justice” – The Special Criminal Court, a New Opportunity for Victims in the Central African Republic

“Looking for Justice” – The Special Criminal Court, a New Opportunity for Victims in the Central African Republic

17th May 2018 The establishment of the Special Criminal Court (SCC) in the Central African Republic is a significant, unprecedented initiative to deliver justice... 

The Cost of Perónism and Populist Coups: Tough Lessons from Argentina

The Cost of Perónism and Populist Coups: Tough Lessons from Argentina

17th May 2018 In May 2018 Argentina has gone cap-in-hand to the IMF for a US$30 billion loan to shore up the peso, after a rise in interest rates to 40 per cent... 

Technology and Innovation Report 2018

Technology and Innovation Report 2018

16th May 2018 We live at a time of technological change that is unprecedented in its pace, scope and depth of impact. Harnessing that progress is the surest path... 

The taxation of foreign aid: don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t know

The taxation of foreign aid: don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t know

16th May 2018 Foreign aid is often exempt from taxation in recipient countries. Research on the topic is sparse, debate infrequent, and the system has become... 

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SA: Sport Committee calls for circumspection as race row rages

SA: Sport Committee calls for circumspection as race row rages

Updated 3 hours ago The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation, Ms Beauty Dlulane, has described the incident that occurred during a SuperSport... 

Outa: OUTA welcomes NERSA withdrawal of draft Small-Scale Embedded Generation Rules

Outa: OUTA welcomes NERSA withdrawal of draft Small-Scale Embedded Generation Rules

Updated 3 hours ago Outa welcomes the decision to withdraw the proposed rules to govern the registration of Small-Scale Embedded Generation (SSEG) below 1 megawatt.... 

DA: James Selfe says DA files papers to have Arthur Fraser’s appointment set aside

DA: James Selfe says DA files papers to have Arthur Fraser’s appointment set aside

18th May 2018 The DA has filed papers with the Pretoria High Court to have President Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment of Arthur Fraser as National Commissioner of... 

DA: Stevens Mokgalapa says the DA stands behind the people of Burundi ahead of Referendum results tomorrow

DA: Stevens Mokgalapa says the DA stands behind the people of Burundi ahead of Referendum results tomorrow

18th May 2018 The DA notes the results of the Burundi Referendum are expected to be released tomorrow and calls for calm. The DA stands behind the people of... 

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Draft control of tobacco products bill falters over potentially absurd results in law

Draft control of tobacco products bill falters over potentially absurd results in law

15th May 2018 The draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill was published on 9 May 2018 for public comment.  The period for public... 

Norton Rose Fulbright launches AI-powered chatbot on EU GDPR

Norton Rose Fulbright launches AI-powered chatbot on EU GDPR

14th May 2018 Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has launched a chatbot powered by artificial intelligence that responds on the new European Union data... 

Fasken chosen as Global Mining Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal

Fasken chosen as Global Mining Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal

11th May 2018 For the tenth time, Fasken has been recognised as the world’s top Global Mining Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal for 2018, which is also the... 

Climate change propels growth in green bonds

Climate change propels growth in green bonds

10th May 2018 Although the green bond market is still in its infancy, accounting for less than 0.5% of the global bond market according to Moody’s, it is... 

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