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Without rain, S Africa's Cape Town may run out of water by April

By: Reuters     16th January 2018 South Africa's Cape Town, one of the world's iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the city's worst drought in a century... 

Without rain, S Africa's Cape Town may run out of water by April
Opposition parties welcome NPA’s action against Guptas

Opposition parties welcome NPA’s action against Guptas

By: Thabi Madiba     16th January 2018 The United Democratic Movement (UDM) on Tuesday welcomed reports that the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)... 

 International Migration in Africa panel discusses work plan

International Migration in Africa panel discusses work plan

By: African News Agency      16th January 2018 The first meeting of the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) High Level Panel on International Migration in Africa (HLPM) highlighted... 

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De Lille crisis reveals DA factionalism and extreme centralisation

De Lille crisis reveals DA factionalism and extreme centralisation

15th January 2018 This time last year the DA had reason to be happy with their change of political fortunes. The local government elections of 2016 had seen it take... 

New dams in Africa could add risk to power supplies down the line

New dams in Africa could add risk to power supplies down the line

12th January 2018 In the 1980s and 1990s parts of Africa saw a surge in dam building for energy production. After a brief hiatus there has been renewed interested.... 

 Can Ramaphosa revitalise South Africa’s foreign policy?

Can Ramaphosa revitalise South Africa’s foreign policy?

12th January 2018 Many South Africans are hoping that Cyril Ramaphosa will inject badly needed energy, integrity and economic savvy into the country’s lacklustre and... 

A strong opposition is the only solution to dislodging Ethiopia's ruling coalition

A strong opposition is the only solution to dislodging Ethiopia's ruling coalition

11th January 2018 The political protests that destabilised Ethiopia’s two largest regional states in 2016 have become a major test for Ethiopia’s ruling People’s... 

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Dark Side – Secret Origins of Evidence in US Criminal Cases

Dark Side – Secret Origins of Evidence in US Criminal Cases

12th January 2018 In the United States today, a growing body of evidence suggests that the federal government is deliberately concealing methods used by intelligence... 

Resource guide for NDC finance

Resource guide for NDC finance

11th January 2018 Developed by the Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP) Finance Working Group, this guide presents a selection of... 

 Collaboration in Cities: From Sharing to ‘Sharing Economy’

Collaboration in Cities: From Sharing to ‘Sharing Economy’

8th January 2018 The World Economic Forum’s Future of Urban Development and Services Initiative has released its new whitepaper on Collaboration in Cities: From... 

Shocks, stresses and universal health coverage: pathways to address resilience and health

Shocks, stresses and universal health coverage: pathways to address resilience and health

21st December 2017 Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) is critical to ensuring sustainable and resilient lives for all, and therefore to meeting the goals set... 

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DA: Nqaba Bhanga on Back to school: DA wishes learners well

DA: Nqaba Bhanga on Back to school: DA wishes learners well

16th January 2018 The Democratic Alliance in the Eastern Cape would like to wish all leaners well as they begin the new 2018 school year. Through hard work and... 

DA: Nomsa Marchesi says DA shows that we can improve pass rates with targeted intervention

DA: Nomsa Marchesi says DA shows that we can improve pass rates with targeted intervention

16th January 2018 This morning DA Shadow Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Nomsa Marchesi MP, met with the Principal of Fisantekraal Secondary School, which was... 

DA: Natasha Mazzone says DA welcomes restart of Eskom Inquiry on Tuesday, 23 January

DA: Natasha Mazzone says DA welcomes restart of Eskom Inquiry on Tuesday, 23 January

16th January 2018 The DA welcomes the announcement today that the Parliamentary Inquiry into Eskom is set to resume on Tuesday, 23 January 2018. Former Eskom CFO,... 

SADTU: SADTU shocked and saddned by the killing of a teacher by a learner

SADTU: SADTU shocked and saddned by the killing of a teacher by a learner

16th January 2018 The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) is shocked and saddened by the death of a teacher who was allegedly stabbed to death by a... 

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The not so sweet Sugar Tax

The not so sweet Sugar Tax

14th December 2017 The proposal to tax the sugar content of beverages first came to light in the 2016 Budget. On 5 December 2017, after 18 months of debate,... 

VAT and e-commerce, South Africa falls behind; stays behind

VAT and e-commerce, South Africa falls behind; stays behind

12th December 2017 Tax systems around the world are struggling to keep pace with the digitisation of commerce.  Where tax systems could previously rely on... 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – November 2017

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – November 2017

12th December 2017 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – October 2017

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – October 2017

12th December 2017 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008 

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