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DA lawyers ask State Capture commission to confirm 12 ANC witnesses

By: African News Agency      20th September 2018 The main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has asked the commission looking into "State capture" to confirm that senior officials from the ruling... 

DA lawyers ask State Capture commission to confirm 12 ANC witnesses
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Zimbabwe president reshuffles top ranks of civil service

Zimbabwe president reshuffles top ranks of civil service

By: Reuters     20th September 2018 Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday made sweeping changes to the country's top civil service, retiring a batch of long-serving... 

Interest rates likely to stay unchanged as economy struggles

Interest rates likely to stay unchanged as economy struggles

By: African News Agency      20th September 2018 South Africa's central bank is likely to keep interest rates unchanged on Thursday despite inflationary pressures stemming largely from a weaker... 

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Building mutual solidarity in a time of callousness

Building mutual solidarity in a time of callousness

17th September 2018 There is no doubt that the current ANC leadership faces great challenges. Having relieved the country of the burden of the Jacob Zuma presidency,... 

Does South Africa have a microplastics problem? Our research says yes

Does South Africa have a microplastics problem? Our research says yes

17th September 2018 The dangers of plastics, and more specifically microplastics, is increasingly grabbing the world’s attention. A growing body of research shows that... 

Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix

Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix

17th September 2018 Africa has the least nuclear power of any continent in the world, with the exception of Australia where nuclear power is banned. All the largest... 

 Political infighting endangers SADC’s hard work in Lesotho

Political infighting endangers SADC’s hard work in Lesotho

17th September 2018 Infighting in Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s ruling All Basotho Convention (ABC) party could scupper Lesotho’s reconciliation and political reform... 

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Recommendations

 The Future of Jobs Report 2018

The Future of Jobs Report 2018

17th September 2018 The Fourth Industrial Revolution is interacting with other socio-economic and demographic factors to create a perfect storm of business model... 

 Building Block(chain)s for a Better Planet

Building Block(chain)s for a Better Planet

17th September 2018 There has been a lot of hype about blockchain technology – in particular, its potential to transform how humans transact, which could fundamentally... 

 Global Value Chain Policy Series: Gender

Global Value Chain Policy Series: Gender

17th September 2018 Global value chains (GVCs) are closely associated with the global sourcing of labour-intensive consumer goods from suppliers in developing... 

Financing the end of extreme poverty

Financing the end of extreme poverty

14th September 2018 In 2015, leaders of all countries committed to ‘eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere’ by 2030. In the past 25 years, the world has... 

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Statements

Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 19 September 2018

Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 19 September 2018

20th September 2018 Cabinet met on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 at the Union Buildings, Pretoria.   ISSUES IN THE ENVIRONMENT 1. Economy 

Rhinos are not the only victims of poaching

Rhinos are not the only victims of poaching

20th September 2018 As we mark World Rhino Day 2018 on Saturday 22 September, and contemplate the poaching crisis which has gripped the country for more than a decade,... 

Kathrada Foundation condemns Kessie Nair’s racist attack on the President

Kathrada Foundation condemns Kessie Nair’s racist attack on the President

20th September 2018 The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation is deeply concerned by a video made by Kessie Nair which went viral yesterday. In the video, Nair unashamedly and... 

ADeC: ADeC Calls for GPG and Mashaba to be Held Accountable

ADeC: ADeC Calls for GPG and Mashaba to be Held Accountable

20th September 2018 In the wake of the tragic deaths of firefighters, Khathutshelo Muedi, Simphiwe Moropane and Mduduzi Ndlovu, ADeC Leader, Moses Mayekiso says that... 

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Press Offices

Disciplinary action after resignation with immediate effect

Disciplinary action after resignation with immediate effect

13th September 2018 There has been uncertainty about an employer’s right to proceed with disciplinary action after an employee’s resignation ‘with immediate effect’. A... 

National Treasury Seeks To Empower Low-income Employees

National Treasury Seeks To Empower Low-income Employees

12th September 2018 National Treasury's proposal in the draft 2018 Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (2018 draft TLAB) to remove the taxable benefit concerning low or... 

Amler’s Precedents of Pleadings Ninth Edition

Amler’s Precedents of Pleadings Ninth Edition

12th September 2018 Amler’s Precedents of Pleadings has been assisting busy litigators with the drafting and preparation of pleadings for nearly 60 years. Widely... 

Dismissing An Employee For Refusing To Obey Instructions

Dismissing An Employee For Refusing To Obey Instructions

11th September 2018 Can you dismiss an employee who refuses to obey instructions? SUMMARY 

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Facilitators of State capture in SA

Beaten But Not Broken – Vanessa Govender

Attacks on “foreign nationals” and callous indifference

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