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SACP dealt an ‘insulting blow’ by Zuma cabinet reshuffle – DA

By: African News Agency      Updated 6 hours ago President Jacob Zuma’s surprise cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday morning came as no surprise and was a move aimed at getting rid of anyone who opposes... 

SACP dealt an ‘insulting blow’ by Zuma cabinet reshuffle – DA
SACP secretary general Blade Nzimande
Somalia calls for blood donations after bombing, Turkey sends doctors

Somalia calls for blood donations after bombing, Turkey sends doctors

By: Reuters     Updated 6 hours ago Somalia is in desperate need for donated blood to treat survivors of a truck bombing in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday that killed more than 300... 

Evidence of blatant corruption at Eskom unpacked at Parliament’s inquiry into State capture

Evidence of blatant corruption at Eskom unpacked at Parliament’s inquiry into State capture

By: Kim Cloete     Updated 1 hour 50 minutes ago Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has kicked off its inquiry into alleged State capture with a report revealing “overwhelming... 

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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... 

Fiscal storm warning

Fiscal storm warning

13th October 2017 In the World Bank’s tenth and most recent ‘South Africa Economic Update’, the risk of “fiscal slippage” is highlighted as arguably the country’s... 

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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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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

Updated 3 hours ago 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

Updated 4 hours ago 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

Updated 4 hours ago The PEC of the South African Students Congress (SASCO) in Gauteng, the continent's largest and oldest student movement, welcomes the renewed... 

SAFTU: SAFTU’s submission to the Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises

SAFTU: SAFTU’s submission to the Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises

Updated 4 hours ago 1. The South African Federation of Trade Unions was shocked when Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s told the COSATU Central Executive Committee on 30... 

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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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