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Eskom must implement ‘aggressive’ cost cutting, EIUG says as it urges Nersa to reject 19.9% hike

By: Terence Creamer     14th October 2017 Eskom’s application for a 19.9% tariff hike from April 1, 2018, is unacceptable and will result in the partial or full closure of plant capacity... 

Eskom must implement ‘aggressive’ cost cutting, EIUG says as it urges Nersa to reject 19.9% hike
ANC will stand behind Zuma – Mantashe

ANC will stand behind Zuma – Mantashe

By: News24Wire      13th October 2017 The African National Congress (ANC) intends on standing behind President Jacob Zuma following a damning judgment by the Supreme Court of Appeal,... 

SABC staff threaten strike, deliver demands in letter to acting CEO

SABC staff threaten strike, deliver demands in letter to acting CEO

By: News24Wire      13th October 2017 Labour unions representing a number of South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) staff have given acting CEO Nomsa Philiso seven days to... 

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 Africa’s future: seven key trends

Africa’s future: seven key trends

10th October 2017 Opportunities for progress abound in Africa, but governments need to make more strategic investments to improve the development prospects for all... 

 OGP in Africa: Another sharp tool in the governance toolbox

OGP in Africa: Another sharp tool in the governance toolbox

10th October 2017 The recent Open Government Partnership (OGP) High Level Event on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly brought sad tidings for OGP... 

No way to verify whether 80% of same-sex marriages in SA are by Afrikaans speakers

No way to verify whether 80% of same-sex marriages in SA are by Afrikaans speakers

10th October 2017 More than a decade ago South Africa became the first African country to legalise same-sex marriages. But the bulk of these weddings take place... 

Betrayal and recovering trust?

Betrayal and recovering trust?

9th October 2017 Hardly a day passes without new revelations of state capture, corruption and other forms of malgovernance. These emanate from the Public... 

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Mining for Sustainable Development Research Programme report

Mining for Sustainable Development Research Programme report

10th October 2017 Corruption Watch, in a new report released today, identifies the vulnerabilities in the mining application process, which give rise to corruption... 

IFC Annual Report 2017 : Creating Markets

IFC Annual Report 2017 : Creating Markets

10th October 2017 The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), two institutions focused on private sector... 

Great expectations: is the IMF turning words into action on inequality?

Great expectations: is the IMF turning words into action on inequality?

10th October 2017 In recent years, the International Monetary Fund has become a global leader in highlighting the inequality crisis; consistently identifying it as a... 

Torture and Unlawful Military Detention in Rwanda

Torture and Unlawful Military Detention in Rwanda

10th October 2017 Between 2010 and 2016, scores of people suspected of collaborating with “enemies” of the Rwandan government were detained unlawfully and tortured... 

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Statements

DA: Stevens Mokgalapa says DA extends condolences to victims of Somali bombing

DA: Stevens Mokgalapa says DA extends condolences to victims of Somali bombing

16th October 2017 The DA joins the international community in extending our deepest condolences to the government of Somalia and the families of the victims of... 

OUTA: OUTA tells NERSA to save our econmy and give Eskom 0%

OUTA: OUTA tells NERSA to save our econmy and give Eskom 0%

16th October 2017 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) wants National Energy Regulator (NERSA) to prioritise saving the economy rather than granting Eskom a... 

SACP: SACP Gauteng condemns KPMG for economic sabotage

SACP: SACP Gauteng condemns KPMG for economic sabotage

16th October 2017 The South African Communist Party (SACP) Gauteng today, 16 October 2017 held a successful picket outside audit firm KPMG’s Johannesburg head... 

UDEMWO: Nationwide school violence crisis needs swift intervention

UDEMWO: Nationwide school violence crisis needs swift intervention

16th October 2017 The United Democratic Movement Women’s Organisation (UDEMWO) is concerned by the continued crime and violence that are prevalent in many schools... 

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Press Offices

Who Says Pop Music is Dead?!

Who Says Pop Music is Dead?!

9th October 2017 Not only are Duran Duran, the synthpop sensation of the 1980’s, still around, but they were recently successful in an application to appeal against... 

Design your logo

Design your logo

9th October 2017 Registered trademarks have in the past often been considered the only way to protect icons, logos, graphic symbols, surface patterns and... 

Water Management in South Africa - change on the horizon

Water Management in South Africa - change on the horizon

6th October 2017 Following on from a previous alert in relation to the restructuring of South Africa's Water Management Areas (WMAs) from 19 WMAs previously to a... 

How private is private communication in the workplace?

How private is private communication in the workplace?

5th October 2017 The European Court of Human Rights has recently considered the issue of whether employees have a right to privacy in terms of their private... 

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