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Looters 'have returned millions of externalised funds'– Mnangagwa

By: News24Wire      17th January 2018 Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly said that his call last year for the return of externalised funds is "being heeded and... 

Looters 'have returned millions of externalised funds'– Mnangagwa
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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa
Sassa to start paying grants through Postbank in February

Sassa to start paying grants through Postbank in February

By: News24Wire      17th January 2018 The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will for the first time make electronic payments to approximately two million social grant... 

Cosatu hopes freezing of assets, commission is 'beginning of end' of Gupta patronage network

Cosatu hopes freezing of assets, commission is 'beginning of end' of Gupta patronage network

By: News24Wire      17th January 2018 The Congress of South African Trade Unions "(Cosatu) said on Tuesday that it hoped freezing the assets of Gupta-linked companies McKinsey and... 

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Ramaphosa takes on ANC leadership role with alacrity: and clarity of intent

Ramaphosa takes on ANC leadership role with alacrity: and clarity of intent

15th January 2018 Cyril Ramaphosa, the newly elected President of South Africa’s governing African National Congress, made his position clear when he delivered a... 

Zimbabwe urgently needs a new land administration system

Zimbabwe urgently needs a new land administration system

15th January 2018 Zimbabwe urgently needs a new system of land administration to harness development in the agricultural sector. The country’s land use and ownership... 

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.... 

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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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Statements

NEHAWU: NEHAWU calls on Gauteng department of health to immediately address the issue of student nurses

NEHAWU: NEHAWU calls on Gauteng department of health to immediately address the issue of student nurses

17th January 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] calls on the Gauteng Department of Health to immediately sort out the issue of... 

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Mbalula must come clean about Mdluli’s golden handshake

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Mbalula must come clean about Mdluli’s golden handshake

17th January 2018 The DA welcomes the announcement by Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula, that suspended Head of Crime Intelligence Richard Mdluli has finally been... 

SA: New head for Crime Intelligence long overdue

SA: New head for Crime Intelligence long overdue

17th January 2018 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police has welcomed the announcement by the Minister of Police of a mutual agreement between the... 

SA: Extension of media accreditation deadline for 2018 State of the Nation Address

SA: Extension of media accreditation deadline for 2018 State of the Nation Address

17th January 2018 Following appeals by some sections of the media for the deadline of the media application for accreditation to cover the State of the Nation... 

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Press Offices

Water supply - converting a potential crisis into opportunity

Water supply - converting a potential crisis into opportunity

15th December 2017 South Africa’s water supply is predicted to reach a crisis point by 2030. But could better management of this critical resource actually be the... 

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 

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