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Public Procurement aligned to more stringent regulations as Bill goes to Cabinet

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     21st February 2018 The Public Procurement Bill, which will be presented to Cabinet next month for gazetting for public comments, will be slightly delayed owing to the... 

Public Procurement aligned to more stringent regulations as Bill goes to Cabinet
Glencore shoots lights out, mulls divi top-up, reaffirms South Africa

Glencore shoots lights out, mulls divi top-up, reaffirms South Africa

By: Martin Creamer     21st February 2018 Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore shot the lights out with a superlative set of 2017 results that coincided with a leap in its... 

Treasury allocates R6bn for drought relief measures

Treasury allocates R6bn for drought relief measures

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     21st February 2018 Citizens of towns in the Western Cape, particularly Cape Town, on Wednesday could give a sigh of relief as Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba outlined... 

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Sona 2018, Ramaphosa Rapture and the Re-vitalisation of the ANC

Sona 2018, Ramaphosa Rapture and the Re-vitalisation of the ANC

19th February 2018 This opinion piece was written by Mike Roussos Our new president did an excellent job of raising the spirits of the country with his rendition of... 

Fact-checked: Pres Cyril Ramaphosa’s first-ever State of the Nation Address

Fact-checked: Pres Cyril Ramaphosa’s first-ever State of the Nation Address

19th February 2018 New South African president Cyril Ramaphosa was afforded calm and plenty of cheers as he delivered his first state of the nation address. Did he... 

Unfinished business and legacies of the #Zuma period

Unfinished business and legacies of the #Zuma period

19th February 2018 Many will evaluate Jacob Zuma’s legacies by considering its impact on the economy, the rule of law, public institutions and similar factors. This... 

 Decline in elephant poaching could be short-lived

Decline in elephant poaching could be short-lived

19th February 2018 Elephant poaching in Africa has dropped for five consecutive years to levels last witnessed over a decade ago. The latest report by the Convention... 

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Ethnicity, Discrimination, and Other Red Lines – Repression of Human Rights Defenders in Mauritania

Ethnicity, Discrimination, and Other Red Lines – Repression of Human Rights Defenders in Mauritania

16th February 2018 Mauritania’s population is quite heterogenous; questions of caste and ethnicity lie at the source of many of the country’s most deep-rooted and... 

 Designing a Seamless Integrated Mobility System

Designing a Seamless Integrated Mobility System

16th February 2018 How do we integrate disparate transportation modes (such as bikeshare, autonomous pods, ocean shipping and air travel) to enable faster, safer,... 

 Electric Vehicles for Smarter Cities: The Future of Energy and Mobility

Electric Vehicles for Smarter Cities: The Future of Energy and Mobility

16th February 2018 This report examines the major trends affecting the transformation of energy and mobility systems, with a special focus on cities. Topics addressed... 

 Value in Healthcare: Mobilizing cooperation for health system transformation

Value in Healthcare: Mobilizing cooperation for health system transformation

15th February 2018 The “Value in Healthcare - Mobilizing cooperation for health system transformation” highlights three drivers of health system transformation: New... 

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Statements

DA: Belinda Bozzoli says Treasury confirms it has not done a full costing on free Higher Education plan

DA: Belinda Bozzoli says Treasury confirms it has not done a full costing on free Higher Education plan

Updated 7 hours ago Treasury officials admitted yesterday that they have not done a full costing of former President, Jacob Zuma’s, promises on fee-free Higher... 

DA: Khume Ramulifho says Gauteng Education is in crisis, Total Change needed

DA: Khume Ramulifho says Gauteng Education is in crisis, Total Change needed

22nd February 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has observed that since schools reopened in January this year, there are many crises experienced in Gauteng, ranging... 

DA: John Moodey says Gigaba’s budget a death blow to the people of Gauteng

DA: John Moodey says Gigaba’s budget a death blow to the people of Gauteng

22nd February 2018 Yesterday’s budget presented by Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, will have a crippling blow on the people of Gauteng who are already under strain... 

PRASA: PRASA to fully reinstate dismissed workers

PRASA: PRASA to fully reinstate dismissed workers

22nd February 2018 On the 21 November 2017 the Labour Appeals Court ruled against PRASA in the matter between PRASA and NTM Union.  The effect of the judgement was... 

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Press Offices

Can you restrain without a restraint?

Can you restrain without a restraint?

13th February 2018 The Labour Court in South Africa recently considered whether an employer could restrain its former employees from commencing employment with its... 

Spoor & Fisher wins Gold Award at the Innovation & IP Forum Awards and is ranked as one of the world’s leading IP law firm in the latest WTR 1000

Spoor & Fisher wins Gold Award at the Innovation & IP Forum Awards and is ranked as one of the world’s leading IP law firm in the latest WTR 1000

12th February 2018 Intellectual Property (IP) law firm Spoor & Fisher recently won a Gold Award for the Best IP Advisor Africa & Middle East category, at the first... 

Tax break for employees on voluntary retrenchment benefits

Tax break for employees on voluntary retrenchment benefits

12th February 2018 The South African Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT) recently made submissions to the South African Revenue Service (SARS) regarding the tax... 

Competition Commission's inquiry into data costs finalised in 2018

Competition Commission's inquiry into data costs finalised in 2018

9th February 2018 The past two years have seen the Competition Commission undertake a number of market inquiries involving the retail, healthcare and public... 

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