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Ramaphosa to host dinner for Zuma

By: News24Wire      20th February 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to host a dinner on Tuesday evening in honour of his predecessor former president Jacob Zuma. The... 

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 Cape Town pushes back

Cape Town pushes back "Day Zero" to July 9

By: Reuters     20th February 2018 South Africa's drought-stricken city of Cape Town has pushed back its estimate for "Day Zero," when taps are expected to run dry, to July 9 from... 

South Africa falls to small percentage of AngloGold output

South Africa falls to small percentage of AngloGold output

By: Martin Creamer     20th February 2018 South African gold mines now represent around 13% of the AngloGold Ashanti portfolio, AngloGold Ashanti CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan (Venkat)... 

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Fact-checked: Pres Cyril Ramaphosa’s first-ever State of the Nation Address

Fact-checked: Pres Cyril Ramaphosa’s first-ever State of the Nation Address

19th February 2018 New South African president Cyril Ramaphosa was afforded calm and plenty of cheers as he delivered his first state of the nation address. Did he... 

Unfinished business and legacies of the #Zuma period

Unfinished business and legacies of the #Zuma period

19th February 2018 Many will evaluate Jacob Zuma’s legacies by considering its impact on the economy, the rule of law, public institutions and similar factors. This... 

 Decline in elephant poaching could be short-lived

Decline in elephant poaching could be short-lived

19th February 2018 Elephant poaching in Africa has dropped for five consecutive years to levels last witnessed over a decade ago. The latest report by the Convention... 

Who is Cyril Ramaphosa? A profile of the new leader of South Africa

Who is Cyril Ramaphosa? A profile of the new leader of South Africa

16th February 2018 South Africa has a new president – Cyril Ramaphosa. But who is he? Ramaphosa cuts a fitting figure to take over government, stabilise the economy,... 

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WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

16th February 2018 The term nanomaterials refers to materials that have at least one dimension (height, width or length) that is smaller than 100 nanometres (10−7... 

Ethnicity, Discrimination, and Other Red Lines – Repression of Human Rights Defenders in Mauritania

Ethnicity, Discrimination, and Other Red Lines – Repression of Human Rights Defenders in Mauritania

16th February 2018 Mauritania’s population is quite heterogenous; questions of caste and ethnicity lie at the source of many of the country’s most deep-rooted and... 

 Designing a Seamless Integrated Mobility System

Designing a Seamless Integrated Mobility System

16th February 2018 How do we integrate disparate transportation modes (such as bikeshare, autonomous pods, ocean shipping and air travel) to enable faster, safer,... 

 Electric Vehicles for Smarter Cities: The Future of Energy and Mobility

Electric Vehicles for Smarter Cities: The Future of Energy and Mobility

16th February 2018 This report examines the major trends affecting the transformation of energy and mobility systems, with a special focus on cities. Topics addressed... 

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Statements

SA: Parliament and the budget

SA: Parliament and the budget

20th February 2018 In his State of the Nation Address last Friday, President Cyril Ramaphosa made an assessment of the state of the country’s socio-economic situation... 

OUTA: OUTA calls for Public Protector to resign

OUTA: OUTA calls for Public Protector to resign

20th February 2018 OUTA calls on Public Protector advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane to resign, following the recent court  rulings against her office, particularly last... 

DA: Budget 2018: Gigaba can avoid tax increases and make R112 billion available

DA: Budget 2018: Gigaba can avoid tax increases and make R112 billion available

20th February 2018 Introduction The fact is that no government can tax itself to prosperity. Tomorrow, Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, will deliver the 2018 National... 

DA: Mmusi Maimane says together, we have pushed Day Zero back by another month

DA: Mmusi Maimane says together, we have pushed Day Zero back by another month

20th February 2018 We are delighted that over the past week, Day Zero has been pushed back by another month to 9 July 2018 – from 4 June. The reduced consumption that... 

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Press Offices

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... 

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

14th February 2018 Section 129 of the National Credit Act No. 34 of 2005 (hereinafter “the NCA”) provides a mechanism for Consumers who have fallen into arrears on... 

The Wage War: Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value

The Wage War: Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value

14th February 2018 Equal pay for work of equal value has never been more relevant than now. It is a well-known fact that for many years, due to our unjust past, many... 

Can you restrain without a restraint?

Can you restrain without a restraint?

13th February 2018 The Labour Court in South Africa recently considered whether an employer could restrain its former employees from commencing employment with its... 

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