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DA wants Schabir Shaik's medical parole reviewed

By: News24Wire      1st August 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) will petition Justice Minister Michael Masutha to seek a review of convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik's medical parole.... 

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ANC reinstates axed leadership of Western Cape's Dullah Omar region

ANC reinstates axed leadership of Western Cape's Dullah Omar region

By: News24Wire      1st August 2017 The African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee (NEC) has set aside the provincial executive committee's decision to disband the... 

Free higher education to be introduced – Mantashe

Free higher education to be introduced – Mantashe 

By: African News Agency      31st July 2017 The governing African National Congress (ANC) has resolved to introduce free higher education next year, secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on... 

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SA’s proposed sugar tax: claims about calories & job losses checked

SA’s proposed sugar tax: claims about calories & job losses checked

1st September 2016 The South African government has its eye on sweet-toothed citizens. Finance minister Pravin Gordhan announced a proposed tax on sugar-sweetened... 

Global leadership is in crisis – it's time to stop the rot

Global leadership is in crisis – it's time to stop the rot

31st August 2016 People around the world are angry and frustrated with those who “lead” them. Increasingly, leaders and leadership generate scepticism and, in some... 

South Africa should use a more scientific approach to appoint its public protector

South Africa should use a more scientific approach to appoint its public protector 

31st August 2016 South Africa is in the process of selecting a new public protector to replace the incumbent, Thuli Madonsela. The country’s National Assembly is... 

 Corruption: A Barrier to Africa Rising

Corruption: A Barrier to Africa Rising

31st August 2016 The slowdown of the African economy – due to declining Chinese demand for raw materials, unsustainable, uneven growth and the potential Brexit... 

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Recommendations

Land invasions and land grabbing (September 2015)

Land invasions and land grabbing (September 2015)

14th September 2015 Warnings abound that unless something is done to quickly resolve the issues of land ownership and access to both rural and urban land, people will... 

Teacher Evaluation: Lessons from other countries (September 2015)

Teacher Evaluation: Lessons from other countries (September 2015)

11th September 2015 Research has identified effective teachers as the most critical factor in determining student achievement. Countries around the world have focused... 

'Men with no mercy' – Rapid support forces attacks against civilians in Darfur, Sudan (September 2015)

'Men with no mercy' – Rapid support forces attacks against civilians in Darfur, Sudan (September 2015)

10th September 2015 The 88-page report documents Rapid Support Forces atrocities against civilians during two counterinsurgency campaigns in Darfur. The abuses appear... 

Next time better? Conducting the APRM’s ‘second-generation’ reviews (September 2015)

Next time better? Conducting the APRM’s ‘second-generation’ reviews (September 2015)

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      9th September 2015 Reviews conducted under the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) are intended to occur at regular intervals, helping countries conduct an ongoing... 

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Statements

SA: Auditor-General's 2016/17 audit outcomes show worsening situation

SA: Auditor-General's 2016/17 audit outcomes show worsening situation

17th October 2017 A joint meeting of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa), the Standing Committee on Appropriations and the Standing Committee on the... 

SASCO: SASCO welcomes Wits University branch pledge and commitment to internationalism

SASCO: SASCO welcomes Wits University branch pledge and commitment to internationalism

17th October 2017 The PEC of the South African Students Congress (SASCO) in Gauteng, the continent's largest and oldest student movement, welcomes the renewed... 

SAFTU: SAFTU’s submission to the Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises

SAFTU: SAFTU’s submission to the Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises

17th October 2017 1. The South African Federation of Trade Unions was shocked when Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s told the COSATU Central Executive Committee on 30... 

SA: Committee concerned by Minister's silence

SA: Committee concerned by Minister's silence

17th October 2017 The Select Committee on Social Services is concerned that the Minister of Home Affairs has not shared with the Committee the reasons for the... 

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Press Offices

The Davis Tax Committee's interim report on estate duty

The Davis Tax Committee's interim report on estate duty

4th August 2015 INTRODUCTION The first interim report to the Minister of Finance by the Davis Tax Committee (Committee), in respect of estate duty was made public... 

When you can be held responsible for the actions of another

When you can be held responsible for the actions of another

4th August 2015 There are certain instances when a party can be held liable for the wrongful acts of another on the basis of the particular relationship that... 

Law firm warms up children from Bana Ba Kgosi

Law firm warms up children from Bana Ba Kgosi

4th August 2015 There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children” – Nelson Mandela. The care of children matters... 

The CCMA’s jurisdiction over Employees working beyond South Africa’s Borders

The CCMA’s jurisdiction over Employees working beyond South Africa’s Borders

4th August 2015 In MECS Africa (Pty) Ltd v Commission for Conciliation, Mediation & Arbitration & Others (2014) 35 ILJ 745 (LC), the Labour Court was tasked to... 

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