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Young HDSA diamond beneficiators doing well – De Beers

By: Martin Creamer     17th October 2017 The model launched last year by De Beers for the development of young historically disadvantaged South Africans (HDSAs) as diamond beneficiators is... 

De Beers Senior VP Sightholder Sales South Africa Mpumi Zikalala talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd and Lionel de Silva.
Cosatu not convinced cabinet reshuffle will strengthen government

Cosatu not convinced cabinet reshuffle will strengthen government

By: African News Agency      17th October 2017 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said it was not convinced that President Jacob Zuma’s latest cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday was... 

Odinga pulled out of election to avoid defeat – deputy president

Odinga pulled out of election to avoid defeat – deputy president

By: Reuters     17th October 2017 Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga decided not to stand in next week's presidential election to avoid defeat rather than for reasons of... 

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#5facts: The sad extent of suicide in South Africa

#5facts: The sad extent of suicide in South Africa

17th October 2017 A 19-year-old woman reportedly jumped to her death in the South African suburb of Braamfontein. Media reports suggest that the university student... 

Zuma spy tapes decision

Zuma spy tapes decision

16th October 2017 Eight and a half years after the first application was brought to court, the Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday finally ruled that the decision to... 

President Zuma loses bid to dodge 783 charges. But will he have the last laugh?

President Zuma loses bid to dodge 783 charges. But will he have the last laugh?

16th October 2017 South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed President Jacob Zuma’s and the National Prosecuting Authority’s appeal against an earlier... 

 Are sanctions working in Sudan?

Are sanctions working in Sudan?

13th October 2017 It’s remarkable how quickly the tables have turned in the Sudans. Just a few years ago the infant state of South Sudan was the pampered darling of... 

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 Mitigating Risks in the Innovation Economy

Mitigating Risks in the Innovation Economy

13th October 2017 Over the last year, the World Economic Forum project Mitigating Risks in the Innovation Economy has worked to examine how emerging technologies are... 

 Financing women farmers – The need to increase and redirect agriculture and climate adaptation resources

Financing women farmers – The need to increase and redirect agriculture and climate adaptation resources

13th October 2017 Oxfam analysis finds that governments and donors are failing to provide women farmers with relevant and adequate support for farming and adapting... 

 In Custody – Police Torture and Abductions in Turkey

In Custody – Police Torture and Abductions in Turkey

13th October 2017 In Turkey today, people accused of terrorism or of being linked to the July 2016 attempted coup are at risk of torture in police custody. There has... 

Local content policies and backward integration in Nigeria

Local content policies and backward integration in Nigeria

12th October 2017 Nigeria has experienced rapid but low-quality growth over the past decade. This has been accompanied by limited structural change and little... 

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Statements

YCLSA: YCLSA on yet another power drunk- Saxon world inspired reshuffling

YCLSA: YCLSA on yet another power drunk- Saxon world inspired reshuffling

17th October 2017 As the YCLSA (Ufasimba), we are disgusted by President Zuma recent cabinet reshuffle which we view as a power drunk- Saxon world inspired... 

CCCI: The latest cabinet reshuffle is bad for South Africa and bad for governance

CCCI: The latest cabinet reshuffle is bad for South Africa and bad for governance

17th October 2017 The latest cabinet reshuffle by President Zuma is bad for South Africa and bad for governance, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry.... 

SA: Auditor-General's 2016/17 audit outcomes show worsening situation

SA: Auditor-General's 2016/17 audit outcomes show worsening situation

17th October 2017 A joint meeting of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa), the Standing Committee on Appropriations and the Standing Committee on the... 

SASCO: SASCO welcomes Wits University branch pledge and commitment to internationalism

SASCO: SASCO welcomes Wits University branch pledge and commitment to internationalism

17th October 2017 The PEC of the South African Students Congress (SASCO) in Gauteng, the continent's largest and oldest student movement, welcomes the renewed... 

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Press Offices

Webber Wentzel again certified as one of South Africa's Top Employers

Webber Wentzel again certified as one of South Africa's Top Employers

13th October 2017 Webber Wentzel has been awarded the exclusive Top Employers South Africa 2018 certification in recognition of its outstanding employee offerings.... 

Independent contractor or employee – the Uber case

Independent contractor or employee – the Uber case

12th October 2017 Are Uber drivers independent contractors or employees? When persons have been contracted to provide a business with a service on an independent... 

Baker McKenzie Named World's Strongest Law Firm Brand for Eighth Consecutive Year

Baker McKenzie Named World's Strongest Law Firm Brand for Eighth Consecutive Year

10th October 2017 Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has retained its position as the world's strongest law firm brand in the 2017 Acritas Global Elite Law Firm... 

Revised proposals where conversions of debt to equity (and more!) could result in income tax for the debtor

Revised proposals where conversions of debt to equity (and more!) could result in income tax for the debtor

10th October 2017 The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017 (DTLAB) provided for new sections 19A and 19B in the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 (the Act) to provide... 

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