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Ramaphosa must 'go down on one knee' and ask me to be his deputy – Sisulu

By: News24Wire      14th December 2017 African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) member Lindiwe Sisulu has not given up on becoming deputy president if... 

Ramaphosa must 'go down on one knee' and ask me to be his deputy – Sisulu
ANC NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu
Zimbabwe's former finance minister faces new corruption charges

Zimbabwe's former finance minister faces new corruption charges

By: News24Wire      14th December 2017 Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo faced new corruption charges on Thursday in the clearest example yet of a crackdown on graft by... 

'They won't see Nasrec. We will show them' – striking SABC workers

'They won't see Nasrec. We will show them' – striking SABC workers

By: News24Wire      14th December 2017 Striking South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) employees have threatened to shut down the broadcaster ahead of the African National... 

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Why changes to South Africa's labour laws are an assault on workers' rights

Why changes to South Africa's labour laws are an assault on workers' rights

13th December 2017 The biggest changes to South Africa’s labour laws since 1995, shortly after the country’s first democratic elections, are currently being... 

 South Africa’s ‘short-term pain’ or ‘long-term gain’ future

South Africa’s ‘short-term pain’ or ‘long-term gain’ future

13th December 2017 South Africa is at a crossroads. The political choices to be made during the African National Congress’s (ANC) leadership elections on 17 December... 

 Where next for the APRM as the AU transforms?

Where next for the APRM as the AU transforms?

13th December 2017 As institutions mature, they should take stock to gear themselves for the future. Led by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, a process is under way at... 

South Africa needs a fresh approach to its stubbornly high levels of inequality

South Africa needs a fresh approach to its stubbornly high levels of inequality

12th December 2017 It is widely accepted that South Africa is one of the most unequal societies in the world – the top 10% of the population earn about 60% of all... 

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 Tax Games – the Race to the Bottom

Tax Games – the Race to the Bottom

6th December 2017 European governments are leading a race to the bottom which will see average global corporate tax rates hit zero by 2052, according to new... 

The Social Value of Business

The Social Value of Business

5th December 2017 There are many ways to define what “business” is. All of us are in some sense involved in business whenever we do something that is intended to... 

Flawed Justice – Accountability for ISIS Crimes in Iraq

Flawed Justice – Accountability for ISIS Crimes in Iraq

5th December 2017 The armed forces of the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), supported by various international partners, including the... 

Mandela Funeral – Report by the Public Protector

Mandela Funeral – Report by the Public Protector

5th December 2017 This is a report of the Public Protector issued in terms of section 182(1) (b) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and... 

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Statements

SA: DID delivers a high tech admin block at Mary Moodley Child and Youth Centre

SA: DID delivers a high tech admin block at Mary Moodley Child and Youth Centre

14th December 2017 On Wednesday, the 13th of December 2017 the Department of Infrastructure handed over a new high tech administration building at the Mary Moodley... 

DA: Natasha Mazzone says DA requests urgent update from Denel regarding financial woes

DA: Natasha Mazzone says DA requests urgent update from Denel regarding financial woes

14th December 2017 The revelations this week that state-owned arms manufacturer, Denel, has run out of money is a damning indictment on its leadership and floundering... 

DA: Alf Lees says Tom Moyane intimidates Parliament to protect Jonas Makwakwa

DA: Alf Lees says Tom Moyane intimidates Parliament to protect Jonas Makwakwa

14th December 2017 South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) Commissioner, Tom Moyane, has written a threatening letter to Yunus Carrim, the Chair of the Standing Committee... 

AfriForum: AfriForum requests chain stores to test their food against listeria themselves

AfriForum: AfriForum requests chain stores to test their food against listeria themselves

14th December 2017 The civil rights organisation AfriForum yesterday afternoon urgently requested the CEOs of the large fast-food restaurant chains and supermarket... 

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Progressive parliament approves paternity leave

Progressive parliament approves paternity leave

5th December 2017 On 28 November 2017, Parliament passed the Labour Laws Amendment Bill (the Bill). The Bill provides for unpaid paternity leave, adoption leave and... 

South Africa releases Competition Amendment Bill

South Africa releases Competition Amendment Bill

5th December 2017 On 1 December 2017, the South African Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, published Government Notice no. 41294, which announced the... 

Fiscal Pressure – Tax hikes are not the solution

Fiscal Pressure – Tax hikes are not the solution

4th December 2017 South Africa suffers from a trifecta of social challenges, namely: inequality, poverty and high levels of unemployment. This, when coupled with the... 

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

4th December 2017 At the CCMA it is the employer who has the full onus of proving that a dismissal was fair. For this reason, when employers are able to catch... 

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