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ANC retains ward in Khayelitsha by-election

By: News24Wire      17th November 2017 The African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape was pleased that it had retained Ward 93 through a majority vote for its candidate Thando... 

ANC retains ward in Khayelitsha by-election
AfriForum gives NPA 3-month ultimatum to prosecute Duduzane Zuma

AfriForum gives NPA 3-month ultimatum to prosecute Duduzane Zuma

By: News24Wire      17th November 2017 Lobby group AfriForum is giving the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) until early next year to either prosecute President Jacob Zuma's son... 

I am reading Jacques Pauw's book - Ramaphosa

I am reading Jacques Pauw's book - Ramaphosa

By: News24Wire      17th November 2017 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told Parliament that he is reading veteran journalist Jacques Pauw's book, The President's Keepers. Ramaphosa... 

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Is SA ‘among the top six in the world’ for nuclear medicine ingredients?

Is SA ‘among the top six in the world’ for nuclear medicine ingredients?

15th November 2017 The day after Minister David Mahlobo was moved from state security to energy, he highlighted South Africa’s achievements in nuclear science.... 

South Africa is still way behind the curve on transforming land ownership

South Africa is still way behind the curve on transforming land ownership

14th November 2017 Land is a highly charged and politicised issue all over the world. South Africa, with its history of extreme dispossession through colonialism and... 

Social mobility: South Africa’s underestimated challenge

Social mobility: South Africa’s underestimated challenge

14th November 2017 ‘Protesting’ is a long-standing part of South Africa’s political culture, and not an altogether negative one – it is a right in a democratic... 

Struggling to quorate and 33 days to go

Struggling to quorate and 33 days to go

13th November 2017 First the deadline was the end of October; then it was moved to 15 November; now some ANC members are asking for 19 November.  These are the... 

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Running out the Clock – How Guatemala’s Courts Could Doom the Fight against Impunity

Running out the Clock – How Guatemala’s Courts Could Doom the Fight against Impunity

13th November 2017 Guatemala has made dramatic progress over the past decade in promoting accountability for abuses of power, including cases of human rights... 

Untapped potential for climate action: Renewable energy in Nationally Determined Contributions

Untapped potential for climate action: Renewable energy in Nationally Determined Contributions

13th November 2017 Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are a cornerstone of the Paris Agreement on climate change. They set out the actions that countries plan... 

Crisis modifiers: a solution for a more flexible development-humanitarian system?

Crisis modifiers: a solution for a more flexible development-humanitarian system?

13th November 2017 By design, the humanitarian–development aid architecture is strictly segregated, divided by mandates and rules that were originally designed to... 

 Data Driven Cities: 20 Stories of Innovation

Data Driven Cities: 20 Stories of Innovation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th November 2017 The need for cities to fully harness the potential of data constantly flowing through them has never been more urgent. Data Driven Cities: 20... 

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Statements

DA: Phumzile Van Damme says the SABC board is misleading the public

DA: Phumzile Van Damme says the SABC board is misleading the public

17th November 2017 The DA had hoped that for the SABC board, Rachel Kalidass’s resignation would have been a moment of introspection, an opportunity to admit error... 

SADC: SADC organ troika plus council chairperson ministerial meeting on Zimbabwe situatio

SADC: SADC organ troika plus council chairperson ministerial meeting on Zimbabwe situatio

17th November 2017 The SADC Organ Troika Plus Council Chairperson Ministerial Meeting was held at the SADC Secretariat in Gaborone, Republic of Botswana on 16th... 

AfriForum: Gerrie Nel and AfriForum to prosecute Nomgcobo Jiba privately

AfriForum: Gerrie Nel and AfriForum to prosecute Nomgcobo Jiba privately

16th November 2017 AfriForum today announced that they have instituted legal action to privately prosecute Adv. Nomgcobo Jiba, former acting Director and current... 

SACCI: Response to comments made by the DA’s Ms Van Damme this morning

SACCI: Response to comments made by the DA’s Ms Van Damme this morning

16th November 2017 I have noted with concern the comments by the DA’s Ms Van Damme on the SABC board issues relating to my name. Firstly, I have not been offered a... 

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Press Offices

Tax Court confirms a hard line in relation to requests for reasons

Tax Court confirms a hard line in relation to requests for reasons

8th November 2017 The Income Tax Court (Tax Court) recently handed down judgment in ITC 0032/2016 and ITC 0033/2016 which were two identical applications dealing... 

Baker McKenzie offers practice management training to three external lawyers

Baker McKenzie offers practice management training to three external lawyers

7th November 2017 Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg has announced it will offer three external candidates a place on the firm’s Practice Management Training (PMT)... 

How Do You Define an Employee in the Gig Economy?

How Do You Define an Employee in the Gig Economy?

6th November 2017 There has been substantial growth in a category of the services sector which is often referred to as the “gig” or “collaborative” economy. The... 

Here is the News: You are an Independent Contractor, Not an Employee

Here is the News: You are an Independent Contractor, Not an Employee

6th November 2017 "What is the purpose of having your cake if you can't eat it?" a friend said after a couple of beers. Even he would admit that it sounds less... 

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