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No lavish birthday celebrations for Mugabe as he turns 94 today – report

By: News24Wire      21st February 2018 Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe is reportedly not going to have his regular extravagant birthday celebrations this year despite the 21st of... 

No lavish birthday celebrations for Mugabe as he turns 94 today – report
EFF threatens to boycott Budget Speech, calls on Ramaphosa to remove Gigaba

EFF threatens to boycott Budget Speech, calls on Ramaphosa to remove Gigaba

By: African News Agency      21st February 2018 On the eve of the crucial Budget Speech, South Africa's second opposition party the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has on Tuesday, called on... 

Tensions 'intensify' between Mnangagwa and army commanders - report

Tensions 'intensify' between Mnangagwa and army commanders - report

By: News24Wire      21st February 2018 Tensions are reportedly "intensifying" between Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the "military clique surrounding him". According to The... 

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 There’s more to Africa’s growth story than lagging income rates

There’s more to Africa’s growth story than lagging income rates

5th June 2017 As part of the ‘Africa rising’ narrative, much has been made of the continent’s growth story. The global recession of 2007/8 hit Africa hard, but... 

‘State capture’ has been proved. What do we do about it?

‘State capture’ has been proved. What do we do about it? 

5th June 2017 In the last week South Africans have experienced a bombardment of scandalous e-mails relating to the influence of the Gupta family on the... 

 Iran’s dictated democracy

Iran’s dictated democracy

2nd June 2017 In 1979 Iran underwent an Islamic Revolution, surprising ‘experts’ around the world and transforming its country from a United States-supported... 

 Angola grapples with its DRC foreign policy problem

Angola grapples with its DRC foreign policy problem

2nd June 2017 Congolese foreign minister Léonard She Okitundu has been touring the continent for the past few weeks in an attempt to rally African leaders’... 

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Humanitarian Policy Group Annual Report 2015-16

Humanitarian Policy Group Annual Report 2015-16

15th September 2016 In 2015–16, Humanitarian Policy Group’s (HPG's) policy research and analysis continued to focus on the global humanitarian landscape, particularly... 

A Stealth Tax – Not a Health Tax

A Stealth Tax – Not a Health Tax

15th September 2016 The cash-strapped South African government needs to bring in more revenue but is reluctant overtly to raise the VAT rate, which would unleash a... 

Shared Border, Shared Future: A Blueprint to Regulate US-Mexico Labor Mobility

Shared Border, Shared Future: A Blueprint to Regulate US-Mexico Labor Mobility

14th September 2016 Mexico and the United States have lacked a bilateral agreement to regulate cross-border labor mobility since 1965. Since that time, unlawful... 

 Making maize markets work for all in Southern Africa

Making maize markets work for all in Southern Africa

13th September 2016 In most of sub-Saharan Africa, maize is a staple food crop – grown on some 33 million hectares of the total 194 million hectares of cultivated... 

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Statements

SA: Thoko Didiza on the passing of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

SA: Thoko Didiza on the passing of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

3rd April 2018 The Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Africa Region Steering Committee extends condolences to the Madikizela and Mandela families during... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU mourns the passing away of the mother of the nation

NEHAWU: NEHAWU mourns the passing away of the mother of the nation

3rd April 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] has learned with great sadness last night of the passing away of a revolutionary... 

DEA: Department of Environmental Affairs' working on fire team ready for upcoming winter fire season

DEA: Department of Environmental Affairs' working on fire team ready for upcoming winter fire season

3rd April 2018 The Department of Environmental Affairs’ Working on Fire has been hard at work during the last few months as its firefighters were busy preparing... 

ANC stalwarts and veterans: For Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (1936 – 2018)

ANC stalwarts and veterans: For Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (1936 – 2018)

3rd April 2018 Today we grieve, The mother of the nation has breathed her last, today we reflect on her gallant past. Today we mourn, the falling of a giant tree,... 

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Press Offices

The NCR's power to initiate a complaint in its own name comes under the spotlight

The NCR's power to initiate a complaint in its own name comes under the spotlight

19th August 2016 In the recent appeal decision in National Credit Regulator vs Capitec Bank Limited and Another (the Capitec case), the High Court of South Africa... 

Non-compliance with the requirements in sections 129(3) and (4) of the companies act does not automatically result in business rescue proceedings being terminated

Non-compliance with the requirements in sections 129(3) and (4) of the companies act does not automatically result in business rescue proceedings being terminated

19th August 2016 In Panamo Properties (Pty) Ltd v Nel and Another NNO (35/2014) [2015] ZASCA 76 (27 May 2015) Panamo Properties Proprietary Limited (Panamo) is a... 

All creditors must be joined in an application to set-aside a business rescue plan that has been adopted

All creditors must be joined in an application to set-aside a business rescue plan that has been adopted

19th August 2016 In ABSA Bank Limited v EJ Naude N.O. and Others (20264/2014) [2015] ZASCA 9 (1 June 2015), Absa brought an application against the business rescue... 

Taxing questions for South African shipowners could dash hopes for a South African merchant fleet

Taxing questions for South African shipowners could dash hopes for a South African merchant fleet

19th August 2016 It has been over two years since amendments to the South African Income Tax Act (Act) came into effect, exempting domestic shipping companies from... 

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