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DA is not losing support, Maimane says in response to recent poll

By: News24Wire      13th December 2018 Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane already has plans in mind, should he become president. "We need a clean government that fights... 

DA is not losing support, Maimane says in response to recent poll
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Zuma's decision on SADC Tribunal unconstitutional, unlawful and irrational – ConCourt

Zuma's decision on SADC Tribunal unconstitutional, unlawful and irrational – ConCourt

By: News24Wire      13th December 2018 The South Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) has welcomed a Constitutional Court judgment confirming a High Court ruling that former president Jacob... 

Cope's Lekota, Steve Hofmeyr unite against 'fascist formation' BLF

Cope's Lekota, Steve Hofmeyr unite against 'fascist formation' BLF

By: News24Wire      13th December 2018 Congress of the People (Cops) leader Mosiuoa Lekota has labelled the Black First Land First (BLF) a fascist formation, insisting that its leader,... 

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No, Kenya’s capital Nairobi doesn’t rake in KSh10bn a year from Murang’a water

No, Kenya’s capital Nairobi doesn’t rake in KSh10bn a year from Murang’a water

11th December 2018 Kenya’s young county governments are under pressure to make ends meet. As a result, some are laying claim to the national resources in their... 

African trade amongst African countries: with the groundwork laid, innovation and infrastructure investment are needed to unleash the continent’s economic potential

African trade amongst African countries: with the groundwork laid, innovation and infrastructure investment are needed to unleash the continent’s economic potential

11th December 2018 Analysis in Brief: The benefits of boosting the low rate of trade amongst African countries are undeniable. The countries signing on to the African... 

 Harnessing Africa’s blue economy

Harnessing Africa’s blue economy

10th December 2018 The significance of the seas and oceans for the sustainable future of economic and human development and security in Africa and beyond is being... 

Has Cyril Ramaphosa’s position weakened and, if so, what are the consequences?

Has Cyril Ramaphosa’s position weakened and, if so, what are the consequences?

10th December 2018 Until now many observers, including myself, have been at pains to credit President Cyril Ramaphosa and his allies with addressing the need to clean... 

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Recommendations

Handbook of Statistics 2018

Handbook of Statistics 2018

6th December 2018 The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2018 provides a wide range of statistics and indicators relevant to the analysis of international trade,... 

A Changing World: New Trends in Emerging Market Infrastructure Finance

A Changing World: New Trends in Emerging Market Infrastructure Finance

5th December 2018 Global challenges such as ever-changing geopolitical conditions, fluctuating commodities prices, urbanization, population growth and climate change... 

Measuring the iceberg: the opportunities and limits of better tracking of resources beyond international humanitarian assistance

Measuring the iceberg: the opportunities and limits of better tracking of resources beyond international humanitarian assistance

5th December 2018 This paper explores the hypothesis that the resources for crisis response that the humanitarian system knows about and tracks constitute the ‘tip... 

How to grow manufacturing and create jobs in a digital economy: 10 policy priorities for Kenya

How to grow manufacturing and create jobs in a digital economy: 10 policy priorities for Kenya

5th December 2018 The global manufacturing landscape is changing rapidly with the increasing use of digital technologies such as robotics and artificial... 

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Statements

DA: Poor North West roads suffocating agri-trade

DA: Poor North West roads suffocating agri-trade

13th December 2018 The poor state of provincial roads in the North West hinders basic service delivery to far-flung communities, restricting access to education and... 

DoW: No Inclusivity Without Gender Equality

DoW: No Inclusivity Without Gender Equality

13th December 2018 The Department in the Presidency responsible for Women convened the first BRICS Senior Officials and Experts Meeting in Pretoria from 11-12... 

Eskom: The probability of loadshedding remains low from today until 13 January 2019

Eskom: The probability of loadshedding remains low from today until 13 January 2019

13th December 2018 Eskom has not implemented loadshedding in four consecutive days.  The probability of loadshedding remains low from today until Sunday 13 January... 

SACP Free State: SACP Free State Statement on the ANC Provincial List Conference to select public representatives

SACP Free State: SACP Free State Statement on the ANC Provincial List Conference to select public representatives

13th December 2018 The South African Communist Party (SACP) in the Free State notes the ANC Free State provincial list conference held in Bloemfontein on 10 December... 

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Press Offices

Your boss cannot “just

Your boss cannot “just" change your employment contact

5th December 2018 It's always an exciting time, when one secures a new job and signs an employment contract. The excitement can quickly turn to disappointment,... 

Will drunk driving cost me my job?

Will drunk driving cost me my job?

4th December 2018 1 December of each year officially marks the commencement of “the festive season” or, as some like to say, “the season to be jolly”. The festive... 

Charl Potgieter joins Spoor & Fisher’s anti-counterfeiting practice

Charl Potgieter joins Spoor & Fisher’s anti-counterfeiting practice

3rd December 2018 Leading Intellectual Property (IP) law firm Spoor & Fisher today announced that trade mark attorney Charl Potgieter has joined its... 

Best interests of children broaden paid parental leave benefits - an overview and next steps

Best interests of children broaden paid parental leave benefits - an overview and next steps

3rd December 2018 On 23 November 2018, the Labour Laws Amendment Bill was signed into law. The Bill provides a minimum period of leave entitlement to employees who... 

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