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Zuma says he will establish State capture inquiry ‘immediately’ once court rules on his review bid

By: News24Wire      2nd November 2017 President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, told Parliament he would establish a judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of State capture as soon as... 

Zuma says he will establish State capture inquiry ‘immediately’ once court rules on his review bid
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Political environment stifling investment, radical economic growth needed – Phosa

Political environment stifling investment, radical economic growth needed – Phosa

By: Anine Kilian     2nd November 2017 South Africa’s current unstable political environment has a massive influence on the economy, African National Congress presidential candidate... 

Social development minister is going nowhere – Zuma

Social development minister is going nowhere – Zuma

By: African News Agency      2nd November 2017 Despite calls by civil society and opposition parties for the axing of Social Development Minister, Bathabile Dlamini, President Jacob Zuma on... 

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Do South African women earn 27% less than men?

Do South African women earn 27% less than men?

28th September 2017 “Women earn 27% less than men,” the South African distributor of Korean car maker Hyundai recently tweeted. Based on this disparity, Hyundai South... 

Decolonising research methodology must include undoing its dirty history

Decolonising research methodology must include undoing its dirty history

27th September 2017 Maori anthropologist Linda Tuhiwai Smith, in her seminal work Decolonising Methodologies, argues that Re-search is a dirty word. 

The thin line between electoral credibility and political stability in Kenya

The thin line between electoral credibility and political stability in Kenya

26th September 2017 After a Supreme Court ruling that invalidated Kenya’s August 8 presidential election, the country now finds itself in a moral predicament between... 

South Africa's ruling ANC faces dreadful choices as voters grow more sceptical

South Africa's ruling ANC faces dreadful choices as voters grow more sceptical

26th September 2017 South Africa’s governing African National Congress is caught between the mythological monsters Scylla and Charybdis as it heads towards its crucial... 

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Stranded Assets and Renewables

Stranded Assets and Renewables

25th August 2017 Assets like power plants can become “stranded” by unanticipated or premature write-downs, devaluation or conversion to liabilities. This will... 

Renewable Energy Statistics 2017

Renewable Energy Statistics 2017

25th August 2017 The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has set out to produce comprehensive, reliable data sets on renewable energy capacity and use... 

Humanitarian Policy Group Annual Report 2016-17

Humanitarian Policy Group Annual Report 2016-17

25th August 2017 The Humanitarian Policy Group (HPG) Annual Report summarises our principal research and non-research work in 2016-17, which examined key aspects of... 

Poverty trends in South Africa

Poverty trends in South Africa

23rd August 2017 This report represents poverty levels and trends based on data collected by Stats SA through the Income and Expenditure Survey and Living... 

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Statements

NUPSAW: Limpopo Fire Fighters take to the streets on Friday 10 November

NUPSAW: Limpopo Fire Fighters take to the streets on Friday 10 November

8th November 2017 The National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers condemn in the strongest terms the exploitation of Fire-Fighters in the country. The union... 

dti: Opportunities in energy and infrastructure sectors available in Kinshasa for SA businesspeople

dti: Opportunities in energy and infrastructure sectors available in Kinshasa for SA businesspeople

8th November 2017 The Provincial Minister of Planning, Public Works and Infrastructure in Kinshasa, Mr Robert Mavema urged South African businesspeople to take... 

SACCI: Lingering Weak Business Climate

SACCI: Lingering Weak Business Climate

8th November 2017 SACCI today released the October 2017 SACCI Business Confidence Index (BCI) at its Offices in Rosebank, Johannesburg. After the SACCI BCI recovered... 

Department of Public Works: Government of Ghana visits South Africa on a study tour of the EPWP

Department of Public Works: Government of Ghana visits South Africa on a study tour of the EPWP

8th November 2017 In a bid to increase the number of its people employed in the construction of feeder roads, the government of Ghana has deployed a team of senior... 

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Press Offices

LRA a Highlight on Labour Law Journey

LRA a Highlight on Labour Law Journey

19th July 2017 The passing of the Labour Relations Act in 1995 a year after the advent of South Africa’ democracy must rate as the highlight of the labour law... 

 The lawfulness of retrospective amendments in tax law

The lawfulness of retrospective amendments in tax law

19th July 2017 On 29 May 2017, Judge Fabricius delivered judgment in the Gauteng High Court in the case of Pienaar Brothers (Pty) Ltd vs Commissioner for the... 

 Sars issues a further ruling on venture capital companies

Sars issues a further ruling on venture capital companies

19th July 2017 On 6 June 2017, the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) issued binding private ruling 274 (“BPR 274”). BPR 274 deals with a venture capital... 

More businesses adopt a tough stance on sexual harassment

More businesses adopt a tough stance on sexual harassment

18th July 2017 More businesses are adopting a tough stance on sexual harassment. In particular, global organisations and multi-nationals are showing little... 

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