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Concerns about Zuma connections of SABC board chair, deputy

By: News24Wire      18th October 2017 On the same day the South African Broadcasting Corporation's (SABC's) board was finally appointed by President Jacob Zuma amid opposition concerns... 

Concerns about Zuma connections of SABC board chair, deputy
Nzimande's removal 'long overdue' - Limpopo ANCYL

Nzimande's removal 'long overdue' - Limpopo ANCYL

By: News24Wire      18th October 2017 The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) in Limpopo has welcomed the removal of former minister of higher education and training Blade... 

Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle confuses court

Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle confuses court

By: News24Wire      18th October 2017 The latest Cabinet reshuffle momentarily delayed and confused the court as former home affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni, who is challenging... 

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Zuma spy tapes decision

Zuma spy tapes decision

16th October 2017 Eight and a half years after the first application was brought to court, the Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday finally ruled that the decision to... 

President Zuma loses bid to dodge 783 charges. But will he have the last laugh?

President Zuma loses bid to dodge 783 charges. But will he have the last laugh?

16th October 2017 South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed President Jacob Zuma’s and the National Prosecuting Authority’s appeal against an earlier... 

 Are sanctions working in Sudan?

Are sanctions working in Sudan?

13th October 2017 It’s remarkable how quickly the tables have turned in the Sudans. Just a few years ago the infant state of South Sudan was the pampered darling of... 

Fiscal storm warning

Fiscal storm warning

13th October 2017 In the World Bank’s tenth and most recent ‘South Africa Economic Update’, the risk of “fiscal slippage” is highlighted as arguably the country’s... 

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 In Custody – Police Torture and Abductions in Turkey

In Custody – Police Torture and Abductions in Turkey

13th October 2017 In Turkey today, people accused of terrorism or of being linked to the July 2016 attempted coup are at risk of torture in police custody. There has... 

Local content policies and backward integration in Nigeria

Local content policies and backward integration in Nigeria

12th October 2017 Nigeria has experienced rapid but low-quality growth over the past decade. This has been accompanied by limited structural change and little... 

Decentralising climate finance: insights from Kenya and Ethiopia

Decentralising climate finance: insights from Kenya and Ethiopia

12th October 2017 This paper explores different mechanisms for delivering climate finance at the local level. It focuses on the experiences of a national climate... 

The World Development Report 2018 — Learning to Realize Education’s Promise

The World Development Report 2018 — Learning to Realize Education’s Promise

By: Sashnee Moodley     11th October 2017 The World Development Report 2018 (WDR 2018)—LEARNING to Realize Education’s Promise—is the first ever devoted entirely to education. And the... 

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Statements

UASA: Andre Venter says decisive action urgently needed from ANC quarters – Zuma must go, and soon

UASA: Andre Venter says decisive action urgently needed from ANC quarters – Zuma must go, and soon

18th October 2017 Whenever President Jacob Zuma announces a Cabinet shuffle there’s blood on the proverbial floor of the economy. Minutes after his announcement... 

ICASA: ICASA announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer

ICASA: ICASA announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer

18th October 2017 The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Willington Ngwepe as... 

DEA: Minister Molewa welcomes sentencing of Shuangshuang Xue for smuggling of rhino horn

DEA: Minister Molewa welcomes sentencing of Shuangshuang Xue for smuggling of rhino horn

18th October 2017 The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has welcomed the direct four-year sentence handed down to a Chinese national in the Kempton... 

ZCC: The Zion Christian Church announces peace mission to Israel

ZCC: The Zion Christian Church announces peace mission to Israel

18th October 2017 The leadership of the Zion Christian Church and his Grace  Bishop Dr Barnabas Lekganyane is pleased to announce the commencement of the ZCC Peace... 

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Press Offices

Baker McKenzie Named World's Strongest Law Firm Brand for Eighth Consecutive Year

Baker McKenzie Named World's Strongest Law Firm Brand for Eighth Consecutive Year

10th October 2017 Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has retained its position as the world's strongest law firm brand in the 2017 Acritas Global Elite Law Firm... 

Revised proposals where conversions of debt to equity (and more!) could result in income tax for the debtor

Revised proposals where conversions of debt to equity (and more!) could result in income tax for the debtor

10th October 2017 The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017 (DTLAB) provided for new sections 19A and 19B in the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 (the Act) to provide... 

Monkey Selfies? Copyright? What?

Monkey Selfies? Copyright? What?

9th October 2017 This is the kind of case that makes the lives of intellectual property attorneys really interesting. The case involves a freelance wildlife... 

Music, politics and the law

Music, politics and the law

9th October 2017 In September 2014, Eight-Mile Style, the publisher of Eminem's “lose yourself” song filed legal proceedings against New Zealand’s National party,... 

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