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Holomisa: Matjila must be suspended for the sake of the PIC inquiry's credibility

By: News24Wire      19th October 2018 United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa has called for the suspension of the Public Investment Corporation's (PIC) CEO Dan Matjila... 

Holomisa: Matjila must be suspended for the sake of the PIC inquiry's credibility
UDM leader Bantu Holomisa
Saps: Gun owners 'jumping the gun', fears over threat to right to self-defence 'unwarranted'

Saps: Gun owners 'jumping the gun', fears over threat to right to self-defence 'unwarranted'

By: News24Wire      19th October 2018 The South African Police Service (Saps) has called for calm over a draft bill on gun licences which proposes taking away self-defence as a reason... 

South Africa land prices stable despite uncertainty on land issue – banking group

South Africa land prices stable despite uncertainty on land issue – banking group

By: Reuters     19th October 2018 Land prices are "broadly stable" despite uncertainty as the ruling African National Congress (ANC) moves to change the constitution to expropriate... 

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Ties between African countries and China are complex. Understanding this matters

Ties between African countries and China are complex. Understanding this matters

16th October 2018 The complex relationship between Africa and China has become even more complicated this year. Initially, 2018 was set to reaffirm the bond through... 

Informal economies are diverse: South African policies need to recognise this

Informal economies are diverse: South African policies need to recognise this

16th October 2018 South Africa is currently mulling over ideas and agreements that recently came out of a two-day jobs summit. The country is losing the battle... 

 South Africans are feeling more and more unsafe

South Africans are feeling more and more unsafe

16th October 2018 Crime in South Africa is rising, and understandably, people feel unsafe – in their streets, their parks and their homes. Solutions to crime don’t... 

Here’s how SA can tackle homelessness

Here’s how SA can tackle homelessness

15th October 2018 A walk through Johannesburg’s metropolitan area highlights the glaring reality of homelessness in South Africa. Reasons for why and how people... 

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 Powering the transition: World Bank and other IFI energy lending in Asia

Powering the transition: World Bank and other IFI energy lending in Asia

12th October 2018 This year, the World Bank is holding its Annual Meetings in Asia. This is a region that will be key to the success of the global energy transition,... 

 History RePPPeated – How public private partnerships are failing

History RePPPeated – How public private partnerships are failing

12th October 2018 Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are increasingly being promoted as the solution to the shortfall in financing needed to achieve the Sustainable... 

Military Occupation of Land in Sri Lanka

Military Occupation of Land in Sri Lanka

11th October 2018 On April 29, 2017, the Sri Lankan navy high command announced it would release 100 acres of land that security forces had been occupying in the... 

Lucky Goldstar and the Rockets

Lucky Goldstar and the Rockets

11th October 2018 From a per capita income of just US$80 in 1962, three times poorer at the time than North Korea, from 1965 to 1990, South Korea achieved an average... 

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Statements

Failing ANC undermines residents and service delivery efforts by failing to attend IDP public meetings

Failing ANC undermines residents and service delivery efforts by failing to attend IDP public meetings

18th October 2018 The Democratic Alliance will request clarity and an explanation from the JB Marks Municipal Speaker, Elias Mogeemang, on why his office continues... 

DA: Will PRASA apologise to commuters?

DA: Will PRASA apologise to commuters?

18th October 2018 This week the Parliamentary Transport Portfolio Committee met the PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) Board and executives to consider... 

KwaZulu-Natal Blue Flag Beaches A Boon For Tourism

KwaZulu-Natal Blue Flag Beaches A Boon For Tourism

18th October 2018 The MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala, has welcomed the awarding of Blue Flag status to nine... 

Criminal justice system fails three-year-old rape victim: AfriForum prosecutes

Criminal justice system fails three-year-old rape victim: AfriForum prosecutes

18th October 2018 AfriForum today announced at a media conference that Adv. Gerrie Nel, Head of the civil rights organisation’s Private Prosecution Unit, will... 

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Press Offices

Is singing struggle songs in the workplace racist and if so, does it justify the dismissal of an employee?

Is singing struggle songs in the workplace racist and if so, does it justify the dismissal of an employee?

11th October 2018 Is the singing of struggle songs in the workplace racist and if so, does it justify the dismissal of an employee? SUMMARY The singing of struggle... 

Signs of global action on the horizon to stem fishing deaths and injuries

Signs of global action on the horizon to stem fishing deaths and injuries

10th October 2018 Despite the estimated 24-million injuries and 24 000 mortalities every year on commercial fishing vessels worldwide, the fishing industry remains... 

Managing the risk of procurement fraud

Managing the risk of procurement fraud

9th October 2018 How proactive is your organisation in preventing procurement fraud? What measures are in place to reduce the possibility of incidents within your... 

Supply of Low Income Housing: Zero-Rated or Not?

Supply of Low Income Housing: Zero-Rated or Not?

8th October 2018 In the recent case of The Commissioner for the South African Revenue Services v Amawele Joint Venture CC (Amawele), the Supreme Court of Appeal... 

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