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Zuma must release fees commission report – demands Nehawu

By: African News Agency      23rd October 2017 The National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) on Monday said it was demanding that President Jacob Zuma “immediately” release... 

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Raila Odinga says he will not recognise Kenyatta win

Raila Odinga says he will not recognise Kenyatta win

By: News24Wire      23rd October 2017 Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga says he will not recognise a win by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday's scheduled election re-run, as a... 

Taxes, bailouts and political instability: Gigaba to deliver inaugural MTBPS

Taxes, bailouts and political instability: Gigaba to deliver inaugural MTBPS

By: African News Agency      23rd October 2017 All eyes will be fixed on South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba this week when he delivers his first Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement... 

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Lessons from China’s solar surge

Lessons from China’s solar surge

20th October 2017 Last year, when Eskom illegally put the brakes on the country’s hitherto successful renewables roll-out, new solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity... 

What's at stake in South Africa's new finance minister's first budget

What's at stake in South Africa's new finance minister's first budget

19th October 2017 There’s a great deal hanging on South Africa’s 2017 medium term budget policy statement. Three factors are at play: there is political turmoil... 

 Financing infrastructure to reignite South Africa’s growth

Financing infrastructure to reignite South Africa’s growth

19th October 2017 As South Africa’s Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba prepares for his inaugural Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement on 25 October, one issue will weigh... 

 An election is no panacea for Kenya’s stability

An election is no panacea for Kenya’s stability

19th October 2017 Kenyans are expected to go to the polls on 26 October in a repeat presidential election fraught with uncertainty after main opposition candidate... 

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The next frontier for disaster risk reduction: tackling disasters in fragile and conflict-affected contexts

The next frontier for disaster risk reduction: tackling disasters in fragile and conflict-affected contexts

16th October 2017 This report looks at the political and institutional barriers – both real and perceived – to adapting disaster risk reduction (DRR) policy,... 

 Mitigating Risks in the Innovation Economy

Mitigating Risks in the Innovation Economy

13th October 2017 Over the last year, the World Economic Forum project Mitigating Risks in the Innovation Economy has worked to examine how emerging technologies are... 

 Financing women farmers – The need to increase and redirect agriculture and climate adaptation resources

Financing women farmers – The need to increase and redirect agriculture and climate adaptation resources

13th October 2017 Oxfam analysis finds that governments and donors are failing to provide women farmers with relevant and adequate support for farming and adapting... 

 In Custody – Police Torture and Abductions in Turkey

In Custody – Police Torture and Abductions in Turkey

13th October 2017 In Turkey today, people accused of terrorism or of being linked to the July 2016 attempted coup are at risk of torture in police custody. There has... 

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SA: Committee expresses sympathy for the passing of Joe Maila

SA: Committee expresses sympathy for the passing of Joe Maila

22nd October 2017 The Portfolio Committee on Health has learnt with shock the untimely death of the Health Department Spokesperson Mr Joe Maila. Chairperson of the... 

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says only Mbalula can make sure SAPS are properly resourced to bring crime down

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says only Mbalula can make sure SAPS are properly resourced to bring crime down

22nd October 2017 The DA’s oversight visit to the Nyanga Police Station this morning is a sad reminder that the South African Police Service (SAPS) is not given what... 

DA: Gordon Mackay says DA to keep hawkish eye on any nuclear deal movements

DA: Gordon Mackay says DA to keep hawkish eye on any nuclear deal movements

22nd October 2017 The allegations in the media regarding the high-level Russian delegation who met with President Jacob Zuma shortly before the second cabinet... 

FUL: Renewed concern over transition to new social grants system

FUL: Renewed concern over transition to new social grants system

21st October 2017 Freedom Under Law (FUL) notes with alarm the report by the expert panel appointed by the Constitutional Court to monitor the transition to a new... 

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Press Offices

Old claims – new remedies; Corporate opportunities in light of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2008

Old claims – new remedies; Corporate opportunities in light of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2008

16th October 2017 In terms of section 22 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Act No. 108 of 1996, and in the interests of justice, every citizen has... 

Seven Baker McKenzie partners ranked as leading lawyers in South Africa

Seven Baker McKenzie partners ranked as leading lawyers in South Africa

13th October 2017 Seven Baker McKenzie partners in Johannesburg have been ranked as Leading Lawyers in South Africa in the latest IFLR1000 Guide, released today.... 

Webber Wentzel again certified as one of South Africa's Top Employers

Webber Wentzel again certified as one of South Africa's Top Employers

13th October 2017 Webber Wentzel has been awarded the exclusive Top Employers South Africa 2018 certification in recognition of its outstanding employee offerings.... 

Independent contractor or employee – the Uber case

Independent contractor or employee – the Uber case

12th October 2017 Are Uber drivers independent contractors or employees? When persons have been contracted to provide a business with a service on an independent... 

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