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ANC Gauteng sends VBS mayors to integrity commission

By: News24Wire      14th December 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng has decided to refer mayors from two of its municipalities in the West Rand to its provincial... 

ANC Gauteng sends VBS mayors to integrity commission
Tunisia's parliament rejects bill on lifting retirement age

Tunisia's parliament rejects bill on lifting retirement age

By: Reuters     14th December 2018 Tunisia's parliament rejected on Thursday a bill to raise the retirement age by two years to 62, in a severe blow to Prime Minister Youssef Chahed,... 

Russia, China abstain on UN Central Africa vote, unhappy with France

Russia, China abstain on UN Central Africa vote, unhappy with France

By: Reuters     14th December 2018 Russia and China abstained on Thursday in a United Nations (UN) vote to extend a peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic (CAR) because the... 

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 Police murder-suicide reveals South Africa’s dark underbelly

Police murder-suicide reveals South Africa’s dark underbelly

13th December 2018 On 26 November a South African police officer shot and killed his wife and her brother in a Durban divorce court before turning the gun on himself.... 

Two done, one to go

Two done, one to go

13th December 2018 A year ago, Cyril Ramaphosa was elected President of the ANC by 52% vs 48%. As analysed here previously, Ramaphosa is now standing much stronger... 

Southern African nations need to up their groundwater management game

Southern African nations need to up their groundwater management game

12th December 2018 When you think of a country’s water resources, you may not realise that there are many kinds. Some is surface water, such as dams and rivers.... 

 'Changing mindsets' on AU reform

'Changing mindsets' on AU reform

12th December 2018 Despite the efforts that had gone into the African Union (AU) reforms, ‘The pace at which we’re doing things is not sufficient,’ AU Commission... 

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Holding your Government Accountable for Climate Change: A People’s Guide

Holding your Government Accountable for Climate Change: A People’s Guide

11th December 2018 Scientists agree that the Earth’s temperature is rising and human activity plays a central role. All around the world there are increasing... 

 Our Shared Digital Future Building an Inclusive, Trustworthy and Sustainable Digital Society

Our Shared Digital Future Building an Inclusive, Trustworthy and Sustainable Digital Society

11th December 2018 Our Shared Digital Futures is a publication shaped by leaders from business, government, academia and civil society who collectively acknowledge... 

The Criterion Report Vol 1 No 3

The Criterion Report Vol 1 No 3

11th December 2018 In line with the IRR’s objective to become an authority on political market research, the Institute has undertaken a “snap-poll”, focusing... 

The Coal Mine Next Door – How the US Government’s Deregulation of Mountaintop Removal Threatens Public Health

The Coal Mine Next Door – How the US Government’s Deregulation of Mountaintop Removal Threatens Public Health

10th December 2018 For 20 years, coal companies blasted off the mountaintops around the house of Rick Bradford, a retired teacher in Edwight, West Virginia, to... 

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SA: AD Hoc Committee Places Candidates'  CV On Parliamentary Website

SA: AD Hoc Committee Places Candidates' CV On Parliamentary Website

13th December 2018 The Ad Hoc Committee to identify suitable candidates for the Filling of Vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality has placed the curricula... 

SA: Court Order Grated Approving Processes For The Appllication To Approve Terms If Settlement Of Silicosis And Tuberculosis Class Action

SA: Court Order Grated Approving Processes For The Appllication To Approve Terms If Settlement Of Silicosis And Tuberculosis Class Action

13th December 2018 In the first step in the court application aimed at making the silicosis and TB class action settlement agreement an order of court, the... 

GCIS: Quarterly Employment Statistics September 2018

GCIS: Quarterly Employment Statistics September 2018

13th December 2018 Kindly find attached the summary of Quarterly Employment Statistics conducted by Stats-SA for your information.   

SAFTU: SAFTU plans mass action for change in 2019

SAFTU: SAFTU plans mass action for change in 2019

13th December 2018 The poor of our country are suffering! A human calamity is unfolding!   The difference is that this is not making headlines because the poor who... 

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Understanding the local cannabis industry – “weeding” out confusion

Understanding the local cannabis industry – “weeding” out confusion

10th December 2018 Following the recent landmark decision of the South African Constitutional Court, in which the private and personal use of cannabis was... 

Don’t be faked this festive season

Don’t be faked this festive season

10th December 2018 The hunt for generous discounts and alluring deals is a lifelong pursuit only accentuated further over holidays like Christmas traditionally... 

Increased minimum wage for domestic workers

Increased minimum wage for domestic workers

6th December 2018 The minimum wage for domestic workers was increased from 3 December 2018. This is as a result of an amendment to the sectoral determination which... 

Second-hand purchases: Are consumers protected by the CPA or not?

Second-hand purchases: Are consumers protected by the CPA or not?

5th December 2018 Prior to the establishment of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (the Act) there was an unfavourable balance of power in respect of sale... 

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