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Scopa pleased with social grants deal between Sapo and Sassa

By: Thabi Madiba     11th December 2017 Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) on Monday said it “appreciated” the deal struck between the South African Social... 

Scopa pleased with social grants deal between Sapo and Sassa
Political will needed to maintain South Africa growth momentum

Political will needed to maintain South Africa growth momentum

By: Reuters     11th December 2017 South Africa's economy needs political support to maintain upward momentum into next year, a Reuters poll found on Monday, just days before a... 

Don't be afraid of white people making noise – Ace Magashule on the media

Don't be afraid of white people making noise – Ace Magashule on the media

By: News24Wire      11th December 2017 Attacks on the media and white monopoly capital formed part of the political report delivered by African National Congress (ANC) Free State... 

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The ANC leadership race will go down to the wire: here's why

The ANC leadership race will go down to the wire: here's why

7th December 2017 The suspense is tangible as the African National Congress (ANC) – South Africa’s former liberation movement that’s turned into a tired governing... 

#5facts: Water in South Africa

#5facts: Water in South Africa

7th December 2017 While residents in South Africa’s economic capital of Johannesburg seek shelter from current rains, Cape Town residents are being pressured to... 

Crunch time

Crunch time

7th December 2017 In ten days’ time the result should be known – who will be the new president of the ANC? The party’s elective conference starts on 16 December at... 

Snags that could cast doubt on ANC's choice of new leaders

Snags that could cast doubt on ANC's choice of new leaders

6th December 2017 South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) holds its highly contested national elective conference for its top six leaders, between... 

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Mandela Funeral – Report by the Public Protector

Mandela Funeral – Report by the Public Protector

5th December 2017 This is a report of the Public Protector issued in terms of section 182(1) (b) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and... 

Recruitment of M23 Rebels to Suppress Protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Recruitment of M23 Rebels to Suppress Protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo

4th December 2017 Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 62 people and arrested hundreds of others during protests across the country... 

 Whose City? An evaluation of urban safety for women in 10 countries

Whose City? An evaluation of urban safety for women in 10 countries

1st December 2017 The New Urban Agenda agreed at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (also called Habitat III) in Quito,... 

When the Music Stops: Learning from the Mugabe years for Zimbabwe’s economic future

When the Music Stops: Learning from the Mugabe years for Zimbabwe’s economic future

30th November 2017 In light of the current political transition in Zimbabwe, the Brenthurst Foundation has announces the release of a Discussion Paper by the eminent... 

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Statements

DA: James Selfe says DA disappointed by further delays in charging Jacob Zuma

DA: James Selfe says DA disappointed by further delays in charging Jacob Zuma

11th December 2017 The DA is disappointed but not at all surprised by yet more delaying tactics in the case against President Jacob Zuma on 783 counts of fraud,... 

DA: Gavin Davis says Mahlobo rushes nuclear plan in time for ANC Conference

DA: Gavin Davis says Mahlobo rushes nuclear plan in time for ANC Conference

11th December 2017 It is reported that Cabinet approved a new Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) – which will open the door for nuclear procurement – on Wednesday 6... 

SACP: SACP on USA President recognising Jerusalem as the capital of apartheid Israel

SACP: SACP on USA President recognising Jerusalem as the capital of apartheid Israel

11th December 2017 The SACP condemns the decision by the President of the United States of America Donald Trump, recognising Jerusalem as the capital of apartheid... 

SA: Minister Tokozile Xasa welcomes Cabinet’s approval of National Tourism Sector Strategy

SA: Minister Tokozile Xasa welcomes Cabinet’s approval of National Tourism Sector Strategy

11th December 2017 The Minister of Tourism, Tokozile Xasa welcomes Cabinet’s approval of the National Tourism Sector Strategy (NTSS) 2016 - 2026. The NTSS is a sector... 

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Press Offices

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

4th December 2017 At the CCMA it is the employer who has the full onus of proving that a dismissal was fair. For this reason, when employers are able to catch... 

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

1st December 2017 The Department of Justice and Correctional Services has recently published the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Amendment Bill, 2017... 

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

30th November 2017 Some businesses need water in order to function. The prevailing drought in the Western Cape has led to unpredictable interruptions due to the... 

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

29th November 2017 The South African Competition Commission’s recent price fixing investigations should serve as a warning to businesses in industries that practice... 

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