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Mama has sent a signal – De Lille

By: News24Wire      11th May 2018 "Mama sent a signal. And she said we are going to win." This was the brief comment which Patricia de Lille made during the lunch adjournment of her... 

Mama has sent a signal – De Lille
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Large power users urge Nersa to hold Eskom accountable for inefficiencies

Large power users urge Nersa to hold Eskom accountable for inefficiencies 

By: Terence Creamer     11th May 2018 The Energy Intensive Users Group of Southern Africa (EIUG) has argued that any cost-recovery granted to Eskom in relation to three Regulatory... 

De Lille not entitled to court interdict returning her to post, court told

De Lille not entitled to court interdict returning her to post, court told

By: African News Agency      11th May 2018 Former Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille was no longer a member of the political party who deployed her to her office and was therefore not... 

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Do 45% of Nigerian women get married before their 18th birthday?

Do 45% of Nigerian women get married before their 18th birthday?

7th September 2017 Though the legal age of marriage is supposed to be 18 years, 45% of Nigerian women are married before then, US-based online publication Sahara... 

Obsession with growth won't help South Africa's economic recovery

Obsession with growth won't help South Africa's economic recovery

6th September 2017 Faced with a growing economic crisis, South Africa’s new Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, has come up with a 14 point plan to turn the country’s... 

 Protecting livelihoods is key to mining the DRC’s riches

Protecting livelihoods is key to mining the DRC’s riches

6th September 2017 The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has the potential to become Africa’s richest economy, going by the quantities of its natural resources.... 

Brics: Stepping into the Breach

Brics: Stepping into the Breach

6th September 2017 Global headlines in the run-up to the 9th Brics summit were dominated by the North Korean missile crisis and the stand-off in Doklam, high in the... 

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Governance and the Law

Governance and the Law

2nd February 2017 A new World Bank policy report urges developing countries and international development agencies to rethink their approach to governance, as a key... 

Report into the Circumstances Surrounding the Deaths of Mentally Ill Patients: Gauteng
The Life Esidimeni Case

The Life Esidimeni Case

1st February 2017 In October 2015, the MEC for Health in Gauteng, Qedani Mahlangu, announced the termination of the contract between the Department of Health and... 

 Refugee crisis 2015-2016: Standing by the side of the displaced

Refugee crisis 2015-2016: Standing by the side of the displaced

1st February 2017 The year 2015 was tainted by the biggest refugee crisis faced by humanity after World War II. To date, 1,362,807 refugees and immigrants have... 

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Statements

DMR: Minister Mantashe on policy and regulatory matters

DMR: Minister Mantashe on policy and regulatory matters

17th June 2018 On Friday 15th June 2018, we published the draft Mining Charter for public comments. This comes after a process of eight weeks of intensive... 

SA: Happening in Parliament this week

SA: Happening in Parliament this week

17th June 2018 Deputy President David Mabuza is scheduled to answer questions for oral reply at the National Council of Provinces plenary House sitting on... 

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - Electricity supply remains constrained

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - Electricity supply remains constrained

17th June 2018 The power system remains constrained today, despite several units being returned to service this morning. The risk for load shedding during the... 

DA: Joe McGluwa says Supra must put his money where his mouth is and pay back the money for son’s bursary

DA: Joe McGluwa says Supra must put his money where his mouth is and pay back the money for son’s bursary

17th June 2018 The Democratic Alliance in the North West welcomes the decision to investigate those responsible for awarding a R1 million bursary to the son of... 

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Press Offices

Employee or Contractor? Courts will give effect to Contractual Terms

Employee or Contractor? Courts will give effect to Contractual Terms

23rd January 2017 In the recent matter of Vermooten v Department of Public Enterprises & Others (JA91/2015) [2016] ZALAC 63 (14 December 2016) the Labour Appeal... 

SARS ruling on tax on taking over contingent liabilities in sale of business

SARS ruling on tax on taking over contingent liabilities in sale of business

23rd January 2017 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has sought to provide guidance on a difficult tax issue: the assumption (taking over) of contingent... 

Global IP award for Bowmans in Kenya

Global IP award for Bowmans in Kenya

20th January 2017 World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals has awarded a gold ranking to the Intellectual Property (IP) team at... 

Managing ill health situations

Managing ill health situations

20th January 2017 A distinction must be drawn between temporary and permanent incapacity as a result of ill health. Permanent incapacity may – and usually does –... 

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