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Swaziland to change its name

By: African News Agency      20th April 2018 The tiny African kingdom of Swaziland is changing its name. The kingdom will now be known by it's historic name of eSwatini, AP reported. King... 

 Swaziland to change its name
Police commissioner pledges full support for state capture probe

Police commissioner pledges full support for state capture probe

By: News24Wire      20th April 2018 The Hawks have police National Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Khehla Sitole's "undivided support" in ensuring they have the necessary means... 

Western Cape MPLs debate land expropriation

Western Cape MPLs debate land expropriation

By: News24Wire      20th April 2018 Democratic Alliance (DA) and African National Congress (ANC) members of the Western Cape legislature went head-to-head during a debate on land... 

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Does moving to a city mean a better life? New evidence

Does moving to a city mean a better life? New evidence

17th April 2018 Moving to a city in search of work seems to pay off for many poor people in the countryside. Data that track changes over time indicate that as... 

Weaning African leaders off addiction to power is an ongoing struggle

Weaning African leaders off addiction to power is an ongoing struggle

17th April 2018 Some African countries have recorded democratic victories in the past 12 months. Ethiopia has a new leader whose ascent holds great promise for... 

Small-scale farmers should be at the centre of land reform in South Africa

Small-scale farmers should be at the centre of land reform in South Africa

17th April 2018 Smallholder farming has been neglected over the past 23 years of South Africa’s attempt to redistribute land taken away from black people during... 

 Africa needs a revolution in education

Africa needs a revolution in education

16th April 2018 While education worldwide, especially for girls, has improved, the gap between Africa and the rest of the world is wide and the continent doesn’t... 

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Opportunities for Commonwealth development: creating jobs, sharing prosperity and increasing resilience

Opportunities for Commonwealth development: creating jobs, sharing prosperity and increasing resilience

13th April 2018 In April 2018, heads of government from across the Commonwealth gather for the Commonwealth Summit to discuss the future of one of the most diverse... 

Policy Brief: Benefits of an innovative climate change adaptation mechanism for Ethiopia’s sustainable development

Policy Brief: Benefits of an innovative climate change adaptation mechanism for Ethiopia’s sustainable development

11th April 2018 Ethiopia has been leading least developed countries in its ambition and level of detail related to its climate change mitigation and adaptation... 

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela obituary

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela obituary

10th April 2018 The life of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela encompasses commitment to community upliftment, opposition to apartheid and determination to build a... 

Renewables Readiness Assessment – Pakistan

Renewables Readiness Assessment – Pakistan

10th April 2018 Pakistan can increase its energy security, improve energy access, and spur social and economic development with renewable energy. Renewables... 

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Statements

SA: President Ramaphosa congratulates the new President of Cuba

SA: President Ramaphosa congratulates the new President of Cuba

20th April 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated the new President of the Republic of Cuba, His Excellency Miguel Diaz-Canel, after the Cuban National... 

DA: Mmusi Maimane says DA to seek judicial review of Ramaphosa’s appointment of Fraser

DA: Mmusi Maimane says DA to seek judicial review of Ramaphosa’s appointment of Fraser

20th April 2018 Two days ago I put President Ramaphosa on terms regarding his appointment of the former Director-General of the State Security Agency (SSA), Arthur... 

SA: Justice and Correctional Services Committee welcomes arrests of correctional officers

SA: Justice and Correctional Services Committee welcomes arrests of correctional officers

20th April 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has welcomed the arrests of two correctional officers yesterday, who allegedly helped... 

DA: Joe McGluwa says another Mahumapelo scandal hits North West

DA: Joe McGluwa says another Mahumapelo scandal hits North West

20th April 2018 The Democratic Alliance will send written questions to the Premier Supra Mahumapelo requesting answers about an R32 million contract that was... 

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Press Offices

Proposed amendments to controlled foreign companies

Proposed amendments to controlled foreign companies

13th April 2018 South Africa's tax legislation contains controlled foreign company (CFC) rules which aim to prevent South African taxpayers from locating companies... 

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What is the "MLI" and why is it important in the context of the South African tax system?

13th April 2018 The Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project of the OECD was launched with the publication of the OECD BEPS Action Plan in 2013. The BEPS... 

Streamlining trade and infrastructure development in Africa

Streamlining trade and infrastructure development in Africa

12th April 2018 Increasing intra-African trade is essential for the growth and development of  the continent and so the recent signing of the African Continental... 

South Africa’s first biomass project under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme  reaches financial close

South Africa’s first biomass project under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme reaches financial close

12th April 2018 The first biomass project to be concluded under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), the... 

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