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South Sudan ruling party factions sign agreement

By: African News Agency      17th November 2017 A unification agreement to rebuild trust and confidence has been signed by two rival factions of South Sudan’s ruling Sudan People’s Liberation... 

South Sudan ruling party factions sign agreement
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South Sudan President Salva Kiir
Eskom’s business model is ‘no longer fit for purpose’

Eskom’s business model is ‘no longer fit for purpose’

By: Terence Creamer     17th November 2017 Organised business made an impassioned plea this week for government to urgently review Eskom’s business model, which it said was “no longer fit... 

Chris Hani killer Janusz Walus denied bail, again

Chris Hani killer Janusz Walus denied bail, again

By: African News Agency      17th November 2017 Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha on Friday announced that the man serving a life sentence for the murder of South African... 

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 Mali’s electoral cycle fraught with obstacles and instability

Mali’s electoral cycle fraught with obstacles and instability

15th November 2017 Mali is entering an electoral cycle comprising local and regional elections on 17 December and presidential and legislative elections in 2018. The... 

 Can new leaders fix Zimbabwe’s Potemkin economy?

Can new leaders fix Zimbabwe’s Potemkin economy?

15th November 2017 When President Robert Mugabe and his Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party swept to victory in 2013, the resigned... 

Is SA ‘among the top six in the world’ for nuclear medicine ingredients?

Is SA ‘among the top six in the world’ for nuclear medicine ingredients?

15th November 2017 The day after Minister David Mahlobo was moved from state security to energy, he highlighted South Africa’s achievements in nuclear science.... 

South Africa is still way behind the curve on transforming land ownership

South Africa is still way behind the curve on transforming land ownership

14th November 2017 Land is a highly charged and politicised issue all over the world. South Africa, with its history of extreme dispossession through colonialism and... 

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Recommendations

Davis Tax Committee final reports

Davis Tax Committee final reports

13th November 2017 The Davis Tax Committee (DTC) is pleased to announce that the Minister of Finance has granted approval for it to publish its reports that have been... 

Report of Commission of Inquiry into the Feasibility of making High Education and Training Fee-free in South Africa

Report of Commission of Inquiry into the Feasibility of making High Education and Training Fee-free in South Africa

13th November 2017 On 14 January 2016, President Jacob Zuma established a Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training in order to add into the body of... 

Running out the Clock – How Guatemala’s Courts Could Doom the Fight against Impunity

Running out the Clock – How Guatemala’s Courts Could Doom the Fight against Impunity

13th November 2017 Guatemala has made dramatic progress over the past decade in promoting accountability for abuses of power, including cases of human rights... 

Untapped potential for climate action: Renewable energy in Nationally Determined Contributions

Untapped potential for climate action: Renewable energy in Nationally Determined Contributions

13th November 2017 Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are a cornerstone of the Paris Agreement on climate change. They set out the actions that countries plan... 

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Statements

UNTU: President Jacob Zuma must remove Minister Lynne Brown

UNTU: President Jacob Zuma must remove Minister Lynne Brown

17th November 2017 The United National Transport Union (UNTU) and its affiliated federation, FEDUSA, calls on President Jacob Zuma to remove Lynne Brown from her... 

PAC: Janusz Waluz should rot in jail, APLA freedom fighters should be released

PAC: Janusz Waluz should rot in jail, APLA freedom fighters should be released

17th November 2017 Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) note and welcome the decision of the minister to deny a killer, Walus, a parole. There are many reasons why... 

DA: Bridget Masango says SASSA-Post Office agreement must be tabled in Parliament

DA: Bridget Masango says SASSA-Post Office agreement must be tabled in Parliament

17th November 2017 The agreement for the South African Post Office (SAPO) to assist SASSA in the distribution of social grants is meant to be signed today. Previous... 

DA: Phumzile Van Damme says the SABC board is misleading the public

DA: Phumzile Van Damme says the SABC board is misleading the public

17th November 2017 The DA had hoped that for the SABC board, Rachel Kalidass’s resignation would have been a moment of introspection, an opportunity to admit error... 

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Press Offices

Acting on early warning signs can prevent restructuring and liquidation

Acting on early warning signs can prevent restructuring and liquidation

8th November 2017 No company ever wants to go through a restructuring or liquidation process. Those that are able to recognise the early warning signs of financial... 

Tax Court confirms a hard line in relation to requests for reasons

Tax Court confirms a hard line in relation to requests for reasons

8th November 2017 The Income Tax Court (Tax Court) recently handed down judgment in ITC 0032/2016 and ITC 0033/2016 which were two identical applications dealing... 

Baker McKenzie offers practice management training to three external lawyers

Baker McKenzie offers practice management training to three external lawyers

7th November 2017 Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg has announced it will offer three external candidates a place on the firm’s Practice Management Training (PMT)... 

How Do You Define an Employee in the Gig Economy?

How Do You Define an Employee in the Gig Economy?

6th November 2017 There has been substantial growth in a category of the services sector which is often referred to as the “gig” or “collaborative” economy. The... 

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