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Solidarity gives Brian Molefe Friday deadline to pay back the money

By: African News Agency      18th April 2018 Trade union Solidarity has given former Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe until Friday 11am to pay back the money he unlawfully received from the... 

 Solidarity gives Brian Molefe Friday deadline to pay back the money
Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe
AfriForum to announce private prosecution of 'well-known leader of a political party'

AfriForum to announce private prosecution of 'well-known leader of a political party'

By: News24Wire      18th April 2018 Lobby group AfriForum announced that it would give details on Thursday of another private prosecution it intended to institute. The group, however,... 

Congo government setting up fund to manage all aid donations

Congo government setting up fund to manage all aid donations

By: Reuters     18th April 2018 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) plans to set up a special fund to manage all aid donations under a new draft law, its cabinet said on Tuesday, a... 

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Do South Africans each guzzle 235 litres of water per day?

Do South Africans each guzzle 235 litres of water per day?

13th April 2018 Debating South Africa’s 2018 State of the Nation address, president of the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) Parks Tau noted that... 

‘Sunlight the best disinfectant’

‘Sunlight the best disinfectant’

13th April 2018 Asset manager Futuregrowth attracted praise and criticism, possibly in equal measure, when it announced in August 2016 that it was suspending... 

 Is Côte d’Ivoire becoming a wildlife trafficking hotspot?

Is Côte d’Ivoire becoming a wildlife trafficking hotspot?

12th April 2018 Since 2016, Côte d’Ivoire has recorded at least five major wildlife-trafficking events involving seizures and arrests. The most recent was in... 

South African road agency gets traffic deaths stat wrong

South African road agency gets traffic deaths stat wrong

12th April 2018 Road safety receives particular attention from South African authorities during the holiday period and this Easter was no different. In a social... 

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 Digital Identity: On the Threshold of a Digital Identity Revolution

Digital Identity: On the Threshold of a Digital Identity Revolution

6th April 2018 This paper explores current digital identity systems and the trends that will have a significant impact in the future. It examines how identity and... 

Aid, security and Britain’s role in the world: proposals for coherent government action

Aid, security and Britain’s role in the world: proposals for coherent government action

6th April 2018 How can the UK government institute a more integrated approach to promoting peaceful, secure, resilient and prosperous societies across the... 

Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence – Access to Justice for Women and Girls with Disabilities in India

Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence – Access to Justice for Women and Girls with Disabilities in India

5th April 2018 In June 2013, Chandra, a 12-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, was kidnapped, raped and left bleeding in a field near her home in West Bengal... 

 Agroecology: Scaling-up, scaling-out

Agroecology: Scaling-up, scaling-out

4th April 2018 ActionAid joins growing global calls to ‘scale-up’ and ‘scale-out’ agroecology. As governments and donors meet at the UN Food and Agriculture... 

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Statements

DMR: Minister Mantashe encourages partnerships for the sustainability of mining

DMR: Minister Mantashe encourages partnerships for the sustainability of mining

18th April 2018 Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has emphasised the importance of partnerships between mining companies, labour as well as communities, in... 

AMCU: Marikana massacre retribution: An open letter

AMCU: Marikana massacre retribution: An open letter

18th April 2018 This letter goes out to all and sundry, with particular attention to those that would like to pay lip service to reconciliation and healing. We... 

DA: Joe McGluwa says Supra has lost control of the North West

DA: Joe McGluwa says Supra has lost control of the North West

18th April 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West again calls on Premier Supra Mahumapelo to resign as he has completely lost the trust of the people,... 

DIRCO: South Africa strongly objects to the travel advisory issued by Australia

DIRCO: South Africa strongly objects to the travel advisory issued by Australia

18th April 2018 The South African government takes strong exception to the Travel Advisory issued by the government of the Commonwealth of Australia, which... 

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Press Offices

Debt relief measures may provide (some) relief

Debt relief measures may provide (some) relief

12th April 2018 The proposed debt relief measures in the 2017 amendments to section 19 and paragraph 12A of the Eighth Schedule of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962... 

Disrupting the Disrupted: The Dawn of Fintech Regulation in the Twin Peaks New World Order

Disrupting the Disrupted: The Dawn of Fintech Regulation in the Twin Peaks New World Order

12th April 2018 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has effectively broken the regulator blood oath taken in 2014 that had frozen the South African... 

Proactive attorney wins 2017 Best Article Award

Proactive attorney wins 2017 Best Article Award

12th April 2018 Johannesburg attorney, Emile Myburgh’s article on ‘Holding delinquent directors personally liable’ has won him the 2017 LexisNexis Prize for Legal... 

Bye Bye FSB, Hello FSCA

Bye Bye FSB, Hello FSCA

11th April 2018 As of 1 April 2018, there is a new sheriff for the South African financial services sector. The Financial Services Board (FSB) has been replaced by... 

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