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Archbishop Makgoba urges ANC ‘to put partisan interests aside’

By: News24Wire      Updated 7 hours ago Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town on Tuesday urged all African National Congress (ANC) branch representatives to use the forthcoming conference... 

Archbishop Makgoba urges ANC ‘to put partisan interests aside’
Saftu slams Abrahams' extention of Zuma's deadline for representations on corruption

Saftu slams Abrahams' extention of Zuma's deadline for representations on corruption

By: News24Wire      12th December 2017 The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) on Monday slammed the decision of the National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams... 

Mahlobo: Corruption is corruption

Mahlobo: Corruption is corruption

By: News24Wire      12th December 2017 The African National Congress's (ANC's) subcommittee on peace and stability said corruption was a "cancer" and it would be one of the issues... 

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Electricity and Mining

Electricity and Mining

8th December 2017 Ernest Hemingway might have been writing about Eskom’s decline when he explained how bankruptcy happens. ‘Two ways … Gradually and then suddenly’,... 

South Africa's communist party strips the ANC of its multi-class ruling party status

South Africa's communist party strips the ANC of its multi-class ruling party status

8th December 2017 The South African Communist Party (SACP) has broken with history and challenged the governing African National Congress (ANC) in an election. The... 

 Libya’s slave trade shocks AU-EU leaders into action

Libya’s slave trade shocks AU-EU leaders into action

8th December 2017 The warning bells had been sounding for months. In April this year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) warned that its staff in... 

Forced self-correction

Forced self-correction

8th December 2017 I could not agree more with Energy Minister David Mahlobo’s recent Parliamentary reply, in which he stated that there was no longer a need to build... 

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 Taxing for a more equal Kenya: a five-point action plan to tackle inequality

Taxing for a more equal Kenya: a five-point action plan to tackle inequality

6th December 2017 Extreme inequality is out of control in Kenya. Less than 0.1% of the population (8,300 people) own more wealth than the bottom 99.9% (more than 44... 

 Tax Games – the Race to the Bottom

Tax Games – the Race to the Bottom

6th December 2017 European governments are leading a race to the bottom which will see average global corporate tax rates hit zero by 2052, according to new... 

The Social Value of Business

The Social Value of Business

5th December 2017 There are many ways to define what “business” is. All of us are in some sense involved in business whenever we do something that is intended to... 

Flawed Justice – Accountability for ISIS Crimes in Iraq

Flawed Justice – Accountability for ISIS Crimes in Iraq

5th December 2017 The armed forces of the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), supported by various international partners, including the... 

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SA: Gauteng Government to keep an eye on liqour outlets

SA: Gauteng Government to keep an eye on liqour outlets

Updated 4 hours ago The Gauteng Provincial Government has noted widespread media reports that a number of liquor outlets are preparing to cash-in during the... 

NT: National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service Joint Statement on the 10th Annual Edition of the Tax Statistics

NT: National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service Joint Statement on the 10th Annual Edition of the Tax Statistics

Updated 4 hours ago The National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service are pleased to announce the release of the 10th annual edition of the Tax Statistics... 

ANC stalwarts: Open letter to delegates to ANC's 54th elective conference

ANC stalwarts: Open letter to delegates to ANC's 54th elective conference

Updated 5 hours ago The National Consultative Conference proceeded successfully enriched particularly by the participation of 41 current and former NEC members,... 

DA: Francois Rodgers on DA KZN: Speaker must probe ‘thuggery allegations’ against Finance MEC Belinda Scott

DA: Francois Rodgers on DA KZN: Speaker must probe ‘thuggery allegations’ against Finance MEC Belinda Scott

Updated 6 hours ago The Democratic Alliance will today write to KwaZulu-Natal Legislature Speaker, Lydia Johnson to request an urgent investigation following serious... 

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Competition law amendments to be far reaching

Competition law amendments to be far reaching

6th December 2017 South Africa's Competition Amendment Bill (2017) has been published in the country's Government Gazette and interested parties have until end... 

Indirect tax specialist appointed at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg

Indirect tax specialist appointed at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg

5th December 2017 Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has further expanded its tax practice in Africa with the appointment of indirect tax specialist Seelan... 

Progressive parliament approves paternity leave

Progressive parliament approves paternity leave

5th December 2017 On 28 November 2017, Parliament passed the Labour Laws Amendment Bill (the Bill). The Bill provides for unpaid paternity leave, adoption leave and... 

South Africa releases Competition Amendment Bill

South Africa releases Competition Amendment Bill

5th December 2017 On 1 December 2017, the South African Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, published Government Notice no. 41294, which announced the... 

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