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Mbete supports female empowerment

By: News24Wire      12th October 2017 As votes were being counted across Liberia to determine the country’s next president, and legislators, South Africa’s Speaker of the National... 

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National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete
'I'm not the only victimised whistle blower' - Holtzman to challenge Parliament dismissal

'I'm not the only victimised whistle blower' - Holtzman to challenge Parliament dismissal

By: News24Wire      12th October 2017 Parliament's dismissed security head Zelda Holtzman, who believes she has been targeted for lifting the lid on irregularities, plans to legally... 

RBPlat puts foot on capex accelerator at Styldrift

RBPlat puts foot on capex accelerator at Styldrift

By: Martin Creamer     12th October 2017 The total capital expenditure (capex) of Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) surged on increased mining and construction activities at the company’s... 

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BRICS needs a new approach if it's going to foster a more equitable global order

BRICS needs a new approach if it's going to foster a more equitable global order

21st September 2017 The formation of the BRICS – the bloc made of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – was supposed to be the harbinger for a new approach... 

 Local election observers are the ones who count

Local election observers are the ones who count

21st September 2017 Election observer missions are under fire after the recent Kenyan elections, which most observers declared free and fair – a verdict overturned by... 

Lessons from the data: Five key business insights into Africa today

Lessons from the data: Five key business insights into Africa today

20th September 2017 More than just economic factors can and do affect a business climate. A compilation and in-depth assessment of major data and indexes gauging... 

What KPMG's Gupta imbroglio says about corruption in South Africa

What KPMG's Gupta imbroglio says about corruption in South Africa

20th September 2017 As far as corporate accountability goes, the recent announcement that the CEO and seven senior executives at auditing and consultancy firm KMPG in... 

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 Removing Barriers to Justice

Removing Barriers to Justice

12th September 2017 Access to justice for victims of business-related human rights violations is a widespread and growing problem around the world. Complaints of human... 

Confronting racism consistently

Confronting racism consistently

11th September 2017 While it is important to acknowledge that the vast majority of people in South Africa are not racist, it goes without saying that racism remains a... 

 The effects of privatisation on girls’ access to free, quality public education in Malawi, Mozambique, Liberia, Tanzania and Nepal

The effects of privatisation on girls’ access to free, quality public education in Malawi, Mozambique, Liberia, Tanzania and Nepal

8th September 2017 This report shows how the right to education in Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Nepal is undermined by the low quality of public... 

Basic Education Rights Handbook

Basic Education Rights Handbook

7th September 2017 Public interest organisation, SECTION27 has developed a Basic Education Rights Handbook in collaboration with partner organisations, Equal... 

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Statements

SA: Committee welcomes appointment of SABC Board and new Minister of Communications

SA: Committee welcomes appointment of SABC Board and new Minister of Communications

17th October 2017 The Portfolio Committee on Communications welcomes the appointment of the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC’s) new Board members. The... 

FutureSA: McKinsey can do more to make amends

FutureSA: McKinsey can do more to make amends

17th October 2017 Future South Africa welcomes the statement from McKinsey acknowledging their role in the malfeasance at Eskom. Unfortunately, it comes a little too... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU revolted by the latest Zuma stunt

NEHAWU: NEHAWU revolted by the latest Zuma stunt

17th October 2017 “We have devotedly watched over the organisation all these years. We now hand it back to you, bigger, stronger, and intact. Guard our precious... 

DA: David Maynier says DA welcomes PIC’s disclosure of “unlisted investments

DA: David Maynier says DA welcomes PIC’s disclosure of “unlisted investments" to Parliament

17th October 2017 We welcome the decision by Dr Dan Matjila, Chief Executive Officer of the Public Investment Corporation, to disclose detailed information about its... 

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Press Offices

The perils of introducing tax

The perils of introducing tax "legislation by press release"

21st August 2017 Earlier this year, the South African Minister of Finance announced in the Budget Speech that the dividends tax rate would be increased from 15% to... 

The Bitcoin Scaling Agreement: A Cryptocurrency Regulatory Parable

The Bitcoin Scaling Agreement: A Cryptocurrency Regulatory Parable

21st August 2017 The Bitcoin Scaling Agreement was as much a story about technology as Titanic was about a ship. A crash course in the basics of democracy, economic... 

Copyright in South African law

Copyright in South African law

18th August 2017 In our increasingly hyper-connected world, seemingly unrelated events can have a profound impact on a business and professional career.  It is... 

A reconsideration of the ambit and adequacy of sanctions in the 2015 financial provision regulations

A reconsideration of the ambit and adequacy of sanctions in the 2015 financial provision regulations

17th August 2017 The controversy regarding premature withdrawals of contributions from an environmental rehabilitation trust fund is currently the subject of... 

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