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NWest premier announced lifestyle audits for all politicians in province

By: African News Agency      23rd February 2018 The North West provincial government is set to embark on lifestyle audits of all its politicians, Premier Supra Mahumapelo said on Friday. "All... 

 NWest premier announced lifestyle audits for all politicians in province
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Death toll from listeria outbreak more than doubles to 172

Death toll from listeria outbreak more than doubles to 172

By: Reuters     23rd February 2018 The death toll from an outbreak of the food-borne disease listeria in South Africa has more than doubled from previous numbers given in January to... 

Northam Platinum to create 6 500 new jobs in growth thrust

Northam Platinum to create 6 500 new jobs in growth thrust

By: Martin Creamer     23rd February 2018 Platinum group metals (PGM) mining company Northam, which is in a strong organic and acquisitive growth phase, will be generating 6 500 new mining... 

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Stokvels changing the face of the township economy

23rd February 2018 Stokvels, defined by Oxford Dictionary as "a savings or investment society to which members regularly contribute an agreed amount and from which... 

South Africa's budget: first steps towards a recovery, but at what cost?

South Africa's budget: first steps towards a recovery, but at what cost?

22nd February 2018 The 2018 Budget, presented by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in Parliament, lays out the painful consequences of the country’s public finances for... 

South Africa's finance minister played the tax cards he had left: wealth and VAT

South Africa's finance minister played the tax cards he had left: wealth and VAT

22nd February 2018 South Africa’s 2018 national budget came with a raft of tax increases indicating the country’s desperation to address a growing gap in its public... 

No more mercy for bad behaviour at South Africa's state owned companies

No more mercy for bad behaviour at South Africa's state owned companies

22nd February 2018 South Africa’s 2018 national budget was presented amid growing concern about the financial sustainability of key state owned enterprises such as... 

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“Set up to Fail” – The Impact of Offender-Funded Private Probation on the Poor

“Set up to Fail” – The Impact of Offender-Funded Private Probation on the Poor

21st February 2018 Cindy Rodriguez, a 53-year old woman living in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, had never been in trouble – “never had a parking ticket” – until 2014, when... 

 An Action Plan to solve the Industry’s Talent Gap

An Action Plan to solve the Industry’s Talent Gap

20th February 2018 The construction industry needs to take actions to close its talent gap as one major hurdle for its digital transformation Recently, transformative... 

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... 

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CPLO: CPLO response: The 2018 Budget

CPLO: CPLO response: The 2018 Budget

23rd February 2018 The first law of holes states that, if you find yourself in one, stop digging. Wednesday’s budget speech seems to have been a fairly sincere... 

KPMG SA: Statement regarding the Ntsebeza Inquiry

KPMG SA: Statement regarding the Ntsebeza Inquiry

23rd February 2018 “KPMG South Africa believes that the role of a professional service firm is ultimately to serve the public interest. Without credible and trusted... 

DA: Bonginkosi Madikizela on Western Cape SOPA: DA running a well-run province for the people

DA: Bonginkosi Madikizela on Western Cape SOPA: DA running a well-run province for the people

22nd February 2018 Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille’s State of the Province Address (SOPA) has once again revealed that the DA-led Western Cape remains the best... 

SA: Government gives update on Listeriois

SA: Government gives update on Listeriois

22nd February 2018 As of 20 February 2018, 915 laboratory-confirmed cases of listeriosis have been reported to the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD)... 

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Press Offices

The Labour Appeal Court of South Africa (LAC) recently considered what constitutes a

The Labour Appeal Court of South Africa (LAC) recently considered what constitutes a "reasonable belief" under the Protected Disclosures Act

19th February 2018 The Labour Appeal Court of South Africa (LAC) recently considered what constitutes a "reasonable belief" under the Protected Disclosures Act 26 of... 

Baker McKenzie South Africa’s legal expertise recognised in Chambers Global 2018

Baker McKenzie South Africa’s legal expertise recognised in Chambers Global 2018

16th February 2018 Seven lawyers from Baker McKenzie’s Johannesburg office and 12 of its practice areas have been recognised by international legal research... 

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... 

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