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Defence minister must brief parliament on Gupta access to classified military information, says DA

By: African News Agency      10th July 2017 The extent of the wealthy, politically connected Gupta family’s “web of corruption” is becoming increasingly evident and Defence Minister Nosiviwe... 

Defence minister must brief parliament on Gupta access to classified military information, says DA
Parliament files affidavit regarding public protector’s ‘CIEX report’

Parliament files affidavit regarding public protector’s ‘CIEX report’

By: African News Agency      10th July 2017 National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has filed an affidavit supporting the South African Reserve Bank’s (Sarb's) court application on Public... 

Ekurhuleni tops metros in governance in BD index

Ekurhuleni tops metros in governance in BD index

By: African News Agency      10th July 2017 The Business Day newspaper’s new index that tracks how well cities and towns spend residents’ money has ranked the City of Ekurhuleni top in the... 

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The revolt of South Africa's metropoles: a revolution of rising expectations

The revolt of South Africa's metropoles: a revolution of rising expectations

5th September 2016 The major metropolitan cities in South Africa rose up in revolt on August 3 2016. It was peaceful and democratic but a revolt nonetheless. The... 

Turning up the volume on Ethiopia?

Turning up the volume on Ethiopia?

5th September 2016 On 6 and 7 August, Ethiopian security forces were reported to have shot dead about 90 demonstrators in both the Oromia region, which surrounds the... 

 Speaking to development and growth: The G20 summit in Hangzhou

Speaking to development and growth: The G20 summit in Hangzhou

5th September 2016 As the full extent of the potential for the world to enter into a Great Depression became clearer in 2008, the G20 Finance meeting was elevated to... 

Why patronage and state capture spell trouble for South Africa

Why patronage and state capture spell trouble for South Africa

2nd September 2016 South Africa has caught the world’s attention with an epic battle between two powerful factions within the governing African National Congress... 

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Africa 2030: Roadmap for a Renewable Energy Future (October 2015)

Africa 2030: Roadmap for a Renewable Energy Future (October 2015)

5th October 2015 The African continent could generate nearly a quarter of its energy needs through the use of indigenous, clean, renewable energy by 2030, according... 

What … if Something Went Wrong? (September 2015)

What … if Something Went Wrong? (September 2015)

2nd October 2015 Thousands of children in the Philippines risk their lives every day mining gold. Children work in unstable 25-meter-deep pits that could collapse... 

Electricity generated and available for distribution, August 2015 (October 2015)

Electricity generated and available for distribution, August 2015 (October 2015)

2nd October 2015 Electricity generation (production) decreased by 4,9% year-on-year in August 2015. Seasonally adjusted electricity generation decreased by 1,6% in... 

World report on ageing and health (October 2015)

World report on ageing and health (October 2015)

1st October 2015 By 2050, the number of people over the age of 60 is set to double. The World Health Organisation's "World report on ageing and health" highlights... 

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Statements

SA:  President Jacob Zuma attends African Heads of State and Government Meeting on Climate Change in New York

SA: President Jacob Zuma attends African Heads of State and Government Meeting on Climate Change in New York

18th September 2017 President Jacob Zuma has today, 18 September 2017, attended the Meeting of the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change... 

EFF: EFF on Nyami Booi's presence during the SARS KPMG media briefing

EFF: EFF on Nyami Booi's presence during the SARS KPMG media briefing

18th September 2017 The EFF condemns parliament's presence at the SARS media briefing earlier today regarding the KPMG scandalous report. It is puzzling why would the... 

EFF: EEF on KPMG SA conduct and contracts with Gupta linked entities

EFF: EEF on KPMG SA conduct and contracts with Gupta linked entities

17th September 2017 The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) notes disturbing reports about KPMG in South Africa and their potential involvement in financial crimes with... 

SA: President Zuma arrives in New York for the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly

SA: President Zuma arrives in New York for the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly

17th September 2017 President Jacob Zuma has today, 17 September 2017, arrived in New York, United States of America, to attend the 72nd Session of the United Nations... 

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Press Offices

New fathers – are they entitled to maternity leave?

New fathers – are they entitled to maternity leave?

20th August 2015 Traditionally maternity leave, as provided for in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (“BCEA”), allows pregnant women four consecutive months of... 

BEE requirements as a condition to prospecting rights?

BEE requirements as a condition to prospecting rights?

19th August 2015 Rights to the exploitation of mineral and petroleum resources in our country are governed by legislative measures, with the State acting as the... 

Ruling on issue of capitalisation shares

Ruling on issue of capitalisation shares

19th August 2015 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) issued Binding Private Ruling No 201 (Ruling) on 13 August 2015. The Applicant, being a natural person,... 

My son has been arrested... what now?

My son has been arrested... what now?

18th August 2015 The reality is that arrest is much more common than one realises, and it doesn’t necessarily only happen to violent criminals. It is therefore... 

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