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WHO says Congo faces "very high" risk from Ebola outbreak

By: Reuters     18th May 2018 Democratic Republic of Congo faces a "very high" public health risk from Ebola after the disease was confirmed in one patient in a major city, the... 

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NFP to initiate motion in National Assembly to downgrade SA embassy in Israel

NFP to initiate motion in National Assembly to downgrade SA embassy in Israel

By: News24Wire      18th May 2018 Following the killing of at least 60 Palestinians by Israeli armed forces stationed at the Gaza border, the National Freedom Party (NFP) has... 

Free higher education an opportunity for change and empowerment – Pandor

Free higher education an opportunity for change and empowerment – Pandor

By: News24Wire      18th May 2018 Fully subsidised bursaries for students from poor and working-class backgrounds present an opportunity for all South African universities and... 

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Ramaphosa’s New Dawn

Ramaphosa’s New Dawn

16th May 2018 Cyril Ramaphosa was elected president of SA on Thursday 15 February and delivered his first state of the nation speech (SONA) on 16 February where... 

Why nuclear power for African countries doesn't make sense

Why nuclear power for African countries doesn't make sense

16th May 2018 Over the last few years reports have surfaced of a range of African countries planning nuclear power plants. At the moment, the only nuclear plant... 

How a deal with provincial strongmen is haunting South Africa's ruling party

How a deal with provincial strongmen is haunting South Africa's ruling party

16th May 2018 Last year South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) elected a new leadership which was the result of a hard boiled deal between the... 

 Europe should help get fuel off Libya’s fire

Europe should help get fuel off Libya’s fire

16th May 2018 Speaking in Geneva recently, Libya’s National Oil Corporation head Mustafa Sanalla launched an impassioned plea to European partners to help his... 

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Managing epidemics – Key facts about major deadly diseases

Managing epidemics – Key facts about major deadly diseases

15th May 2018 This manual provides concise and up-to-date knowledge on 15 infectious diseases that have the potential to become international threats, and tips... 

 Financing a Forward-Looking Internet for All

Financing a Forward-Looking Internet for All

14th May 2018 This report makes the case that governments should think beyond closing the digital divide to investing in the development of a robust digital... 

How Julius Malema Destroyed The NPA’s Case Against Jacob Zuma In 365 Days

How Julius Malema Destroyed The NPA’s Case Against Jacob Zuma In 365 Days

11th May 2018 This is the story of the primary role played by then-ANCYL leader Julius Malema in the destruction of the National Prosecuting Authority’s original... 

 Tax incentives in the global South

Tax incentives in the global South

11th May 2018 This joint briefing from Oxfam, Christian Aid, Action Aid and the CBI reflects a growing convergence between businesses and tax advocacy groups on... 

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Statements

ANC: Desperate DA will stop at nothing to hog attention

ANC: Desperate DA will stop at nothing to hog attention

18th May 2018 The ANC has noted with disgust the desperate attempt by the DA who of late seem to stoop as low as is necessary in a poor attempt to remain... 

SA: Tourism invites applications for Tourism Transformation Fund

SA: Tourism invites applications for Tourism Transformation Fund

18th May 2018 The Department of Tourism has established a fund to help black-owned enterprises to benefit from South Africa's growing tourism sector. Securing... 

R2K: R2K statement on State Security budget vote

R2K: R2K statement on State Security budget vote

18th May 2018 R2K notes the promises from Minister of State Security Letsatsi-Duba to reform the State Security Agency and improve oversight over the spooks.... 

DA: Jacques Smalle says Land reform needs to be accelerated in Limpopo

DA: Jacques Smalle says Land reform needs to be accelerated in Limpopo

18th May 2018 The DA notes the handover of title deeds by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform to the Roka Lebea Tribe in Ga Seroka  Sekhukhune.... 

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Press Offices

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa strengthens team with three senior appointments

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa strengthens team with three senior appointments

10th May 2018 Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright continues to strengthen its teams with three senior appointments. They will be based in the Johannesburg... 

Dismissal – Know your Rights

Dismissal – Know your Rights

9th May 2018 Unemployment is a burning topic of discussion in South Africa. A large number of South Africans are unemployed. Statistics South Africa’s Quarterly... 

Common misconceptions: Tax treatment of directors' fees derived by non-residents

Common misconceptions: Tax treatment of directors' fees derived by non-residents

9th May 2018 Many non-residents that derive directors' fees from a South African tax resident company believe that because they are non-resident and pay tax in... 

Restraints of trade - What you need to know

Restraints of trade - What you need to know

7th May 2018 A restraint of trade is a provision in a contract of employment that (typically) provides that after termination of employment, the employee is... 

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