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MPs meet labour unions at SABC

By: African News Agency      4th May 2018 Members of Parliament (MPs) raised concern about relations between workers and board members and management of the beleaguered South African... 

MPs meet labour unions at SABC
Sassa wants to recoup R2m spent on security for Bathabile Dlamini's children

Sassa wants to recoup R2m spent on security for Bathabile Dlamini's children 

By: News24Wire      4th May 2018 The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) wants to recoup R2-million spent on security for former minister Bathabile Dlamini's children, a... 

'She is bold and courageous' – Outa CEO on Makhosi Khoza appointment

'She is bold and courageous' – Outa CEO on Makhosi Khoza appointment

By: News24Wire      4th May 2018 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) announced on Friday that former African National Congress (ANC) MP Makhosi Khoza would join it as an... 

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Why Africa's free trade area offers so much promise

Why Africa's free trade area offers so much promise 

27th March 2018 African leaders have just signed a framework establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area, the largest free trade agreement since the... 

Are Nigerian immigrants top of the class in the US?

Are Nigerian immigrants top of the class in the US?

27th March 2018 US president Donald Trump is misinformed about Africans, said a group that claims to represent the interests of the Nigerian diaspora.   The... 

Connecting the dots between the hike in South Africa's VAT and inflation

Connecting the dots between the hike in South Africa's VAT and inflation 

26th March 2018 South Africa is bracing itself for the first increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) in many years. The hike is part of the government’s efforts to... 

 Mali’s problems are much bigger than July’s presidential election

Mali’s problems are much bigger than July’s presidential election

26th March 2018 Four months before Mali’s 29 July presidential election takes place, the country is still mired by governance and security problems. Political,... 

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Recommendations

Experimentalism in international support to rule of law and justice

Experimentalism in international support to rule of law and justice

15th February 2018 In May 2017, ODI and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) convened a workshop. It aimed to explore to what extent... 

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 -... 

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Statements

SECTION27: SECTION27 strengthens leadership team

SECTION27: SECTION27 strengthens leadership team

11th May 2018 The SECTION27 Board is pleased to announce that it has expanded its leadership team with three internal candidates appointed to newly-created... 

SA: Environmental Affairs Minister publishes notice to consider four Tyre Industry Waste Management Plans

SA: Environmental Affairs Minister publishes notice to consider four Tyre Industry Waste Management Plans

11th May 2018 The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa acting under section 32(5A), read with sections 72 and 73 of the National Environmental... 

Solidarity: Solidarity to go ahead with business rescue after government bails out SAA by another R5 billion

Solidarity: Solidarity to go ahead with business rescue after government bails out SAA by another R5 billion

11th May 2018 Trade union Solidarity today confirmed that it was pressing ahead with its court application to have the SAA placed under business rescue. This... 

DA: Joe McGluwa on     #SupraMustGo: DA submits PAIA application for Inter-Ministerial Task Team report on North West

DA: Joe McGluwa on #SupraMustGo: DA submits PAIA application for Inter-Ministerial Task Team report on North West

11th May 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West has lodged a Promotion of Access to Information Act of 2000 (PAIA) application to the ensure we get... 

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Press Offices

Hope in the face of rampant corruption & fraud

Hope in the face of rampant corruption & fraud

1st March 2018 Rampant fraud and corruption in the public and private sectors have plagued South Africa for many years. However, a glimmer of hope appears to have... 

Practical considerations of the VAT rate increase as of 1 April 2018

Practical considerations of the VAT rate increase as of 1 April 2018

1st March 2018 On 21 February 2018, the Minister of Finance announced in his Budget Speech that the standard rate of VAT of 14% would be revised upwards to 15%,... 

Victimising employees is risky

Victimising employees is risky

28th February 2018 There are numerous legal terms in labour law that are confusing, unclear, ambiguous and vague. Many of these terms are undefined in the Labour... 

All eyes on Minister Mantashe to resolve impasse in the mining sector

All eyes on Minister Mantashe to resolve impasse in the mining sector

28th February 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment of Mr. Gwede Mantashe to the mineral resources portfolio is a positive development. Mr. Mantashe is a... 

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