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Ramaphosa carries weight of economic expectations on shoulders

By: African News Agency      16th February 2018 South Africa’s brand new President Cyril Ramaphosa is riding on a wave of goodwill across the political divide as the country looks to him to steer... 

Ramaphosa carries weight of economic expectations on shoulders
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 Specialised crime unit Hawks needs more support, says Parly committee

Specialised crime unit Hawks needs more support, says Parly committee

By: African News Agency      16th February 2018 The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) need greater support in order to deal effectively with serious organised crime and... 

Eskom's Matshela Koko submits letter of resignation

Eskom's Matshela Koko submits letter of resignation

By: News24Wire      16th February 2018 Controversial top Eskom executive Matshela Koko submitted his resignation on Friday, but did not admit to any guilt.   This came out at his second... 

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Zuma's time is up – but what does it mean for South Africa?

Zuma's time is up – but what does it mean for South Africa?

15th February 2018 South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) is mired in a serious leadership crisis, and President Jacob Zuma faces an ignominious end to his... 

The choices Ramaphosa has to make

The choices Ramaphosa has to make

15th February 2018 As I sit to write this month’s missive, it seems the Zuma moment will be behind us soon. As I write, I am listening to a news bulletin in which it... 

SA would do well to heed Chile’s lessons in supporting mining sector

SA would do well to heed Chile’s lessons in supporting mining sector

15th February 2018 The looming judicial review of the government’s controversial Mining Charter this month sharpens attention on what works, and what doesn’t, in... 

The Way Forward for a New South African Presidency

The Way Forward for a New South African Presidency

14th February 2018 The ANC has officially taken the decision to remove Jacob Zuma from his post as president of South Africa. However, Zuma has so far refused to go... 

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The Department of Labour – Investor's Handbook

The Department of Labour – Investor's Handbook

13th February 2018 South Africa has a number of characteristics that make it a compelling investment destination on the African continent. The Handbook provides... 

Mandela Initiative draft synthesis report

Mandela Initiative draft synthesis report

12th February 2018 The briefings listed on this page was commissioned by the Mandela Initiative to help inform a synthesis report on its work since the 2012 national... 

SARB to launch commemorative banknotes in honour of Nelson Mandela's centenary

SARB to launch commemorative banknotes in honour of Nelson Mandela's centenary

By: Simone Liedtke     12th February 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will this year launch a set of commemorative South African banknotes, which will cover all denominations -... 

 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

12th February 2018 More than 3,000 leaders from over 100 countries came together to focus on finding ways to reaffirm international cooperation on crucial shared... 

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Statements

Solidarity: Solidarity calls on minister Lynne Brown to suspend Denel top brass following shocking financial mismanagement

Solidarity: Solidarity calls on minister Lynne Brown to suspend Denel top brass following shocking financial mismanagement

18th February 2018 In the run-up to the Denel Group’s Board Meeting on 22 February at which the Group’s Management is to submit its proposed restructuring plan to the... 

Afriforum: Shaun Abrahams reconsiders decision not to prosecute Duduzane Zuma after Gerrie Nel pushed for private prosecution

Afriforum: Shaun Abrahams reconsiders decision not to prosecute Duduzane Zuma after Gerrie Nel pushed for private prosecution

18th February 2018 AfriForum’s legal team was informed officially that the National Director of Public Prosecutions, Shaun Abrahams, had decided to reconsider the... 

SADTU: SADTU on the  State of the Nation Address by newly elected President Ramaphosa

SADTU: SADTU on the State of the Nation Address by newly elected President Ramaphosa

18th February 2018 The South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) heeds the call made by the newly elected president of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, during his... 

DA: Glynnis Breytenbach says Parliament must remove the Public Protector for incompetence and misconduct

DA: Glynnis Breytenbach says Parliament must remove the Public Protector for incompetence and misconduct

18th February 2018 The DA has written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete MP, requesting that she expedite the process to remove the Public... 

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Press Offices

Tax break for employees on voluntary retrenchment benefits

Tax break for employees on voluntary retrenchment benefits

12th February 2018 The South African Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT) recently made submissions to the South African Revenue Service (SARS) regarding the tax... 

Competition Commission's inquiry into data costs finalised in 2018

Competition Commission's inquiry into data costs finalised in 2018

9th February 2018 The past two years have seen the Competition Commission undertake a number of market inquiries involving the retail, healthcare and public... 

Head of Tax at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg wins Client Choice award

Head of Tax at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg wins Client Choice award

8th February 2018 Baker McKenzie’s partner and Head of Tax in Johannesburg, Stephan Spamer, has received a 2018 Client Choice Award in the Corporate Tax category,... 

Full Stop Ahead: Public Interest in Blocking Digital Content

Full Stop Ahead: Public Interest in Blocking Digital Content

7th February 2018 It makes for the perfect ideological storm when IP law and ICT law meet and the right to freedom of expression stands in the way. Capitalist and... 

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