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For the ANC to survive, conference or NEC must recall Zuma – Lamola

By: News24Wire      8th December 2017 Former African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) deputy president Ronald Lamola believes the upcoming ANC elective conference, or the National... 

For the ANC to survive, conference or NEC must recall Zuma – Lamola
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Phosa leads court bid to stop 'unity' branches’ from going to conference

Phosa leads court bid to stop 'unity' branches’ from going to conference

By: News24Wire      8th December 2017 African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Mathews Phosa has filed an urgent court application to stop Mpumalanga branches that nominated... 

Scopa seeking NPA collaboration in new year

Scopa seeking NPA collaboration in new year

By: News24Wire      8th December 2017 The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) is hoping to bring the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on board in the new year to improve... 

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What drives instability in Africa and what can be done about it

What drives instability in Africa and what can be done about it

29th November 2017 Africa will remain turbulent because it is poor and young, but also because it is growing and dynamic. Development is disruptive but also presents... 

How a rural community built South Africa's first ISP owned and run by a cooperative

How a rural community built South Africa's first ISP owned and run by a cooperative

29th November 2017 Mankosi is a remote rural community in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province. It is home to almost 6,000 people. The nearest city is Mthatha, about... 

Business schools have a role to play in fighting corruption in Africa

Business schools have a role to play in fighting corruption in Africa

28th November 2017 In 2002, the African Union reported that Africa lost about USD$148-billion through corruption every year. This represented 25% of the continent’s... 

 Commanding attention: a female al-Shabaab ex-commander speaks out

Commanding attention: a female al-Shabaab ex-commander speaks out

28th November 2017 ‘I have to go,’ she says. And is gone. A few moments later, he calls her back, as he has several times, and she talks some more – anxiously and... 

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Crisis modifiers: a solution for a more flexible development-humanitarian system?

Crisis modifiers: a solution for a more flexible development-humanitarian system?

13th November 2017 By design, the humanitarian–development aid architecture is strictly segregated, divided by mandates and rules that were originally designed to... 

 Data Driven Cities: 20 Stories of Innovation

Data Driven Cities: 20 Stories of Innovation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th November 2017 The need for cities to fully harness the potential of data constantly flowing through them has never been more urgent. Data Driven Cities: 20... 

 Barriers to Justice and Support Services for Sexual Assault Survivors in India

Barriers to Justice and Support Services for Sexual Assault Survivors in India

10th November 2017 In May 2017, a 23-year-old woman was murdered in Haryana state’s Rohtak district. The victim’s body was found four days after she was allegedly... 

 Stopping the Scandals: five ways governments can end tax avoidance

Stopping the Scandals: five ways governments can end tax avoidance

9th November 2017 When global corporations and the super-rich use tax havens to avoid paying their fair share, it is the poorest countries and people who lose most.... 

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Statements

Solidarity: Solidarity will assist teachers

Solidarity: Solidarity will assist teachers

12th December 2017 Trade union Solidarity today said that it would still by way of legal assistance support any teacher who may be unfairly affected by the Gauteng... 

BLA: Black Lawyers Association condemns the growing unsubstantiated accusations of judicial overreach

BLA: Black Lawyers Association condemns the growing unsubstantiated accusations of judicial overreach

12th December 2017 The Gauteng Division of the High Court (Pretoria) judgment handed down by the full court in the matter between Corruption Watch and others versus... 

SA: Mayor urges Disaster Management to be on high alert

SA: Mayor urges Disaster Management to be on high alert

12th December 2017 “The number one challenge the City faces is the breakdown of the rule of law,” City of Johannesburg’s Executive Mayor, Cllr Herman Mashaba, told a... 

SA: Parliament year-end statement

SA: Parliament year-end statement

12th December 2017 This was demonstrated in 50 debates during 92 plenary sittings of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces. The debates provided a... 

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Press Offices

The Norton Rose Fulbright Public Interest Law team turns Ten

The Norton Rose Fulbright Public Interest Law team turns Ten

2nd November 2017 The Norton Rose Fulbright Public Interest Law team is celebrating a milestone ten years’ involvement in legal challenges for those without the... 

East Africa stands its ground among world’s ‘best’ in international arbitration

East Africa stands its ground among world’s ‘best’ in international arbitration

1st November 2017 Although international arbitrators from the United Kingdom, France and the United States are generally considered to be among the “best in the... 

National Treasury shows some flexibility on share buy-back rules (but not a lot)

National Treasury shows some flexibility on share buy-back rules (but not a lot)

1st November 2017 The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB), released on 25 October 2017, proposes measures intended to target certain share buy-back and dividend... 

Interview with David Clegg

Interview with David Clegg

1st November 2017 With over 7 publications and 220 articles to his name, David Clegg is undoubtedly one of South Africa’s most prolific tax authors. We touched base... 

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