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Zimbabweans eye Mnangagwa's VP picks for new blood as ruling party meets

By: Reuters     13th December 2017 Zimbabwe's ruling party bosses kicked off their first meeting of the post-Robert Mugabe era on Wednesday with many Zimbabweans keen to know who new... 

Zimbabweans eye Mnangagwa's VP picks for new blood as ruling party meets
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Zuma's legal fees could reach R1.5m

Zuma's legal fees could reach R1.5m

By: News24Wire      13th December 2017 President Jacob Zuma might have to fork out as much as R1.5-million in legal fees for delaying the release of the State capture report. Reacting to... 

South Sudan needs $1.7bn humanitarian aid in 2018

South Sudan needs $1.7bn humanitarian aid in 2018

By: Reuters     13th December 2017 South Sudan needs $1.7-billion in aid next year to help 6-million people -- half of its population -- cope with the effects of war, hunger and... 

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Will continuing crises of 2017 persist?

Will continuing crises of 2017 persist?

11th December 2017 Although the year has not yet ended we can say it has been marked by a series of crises. What is troubling is that there is no sense that these... 

Electricity and Mining

Electricity and Mining

8th December 2017 Ernest Hemingway might have been writing about Eskom’s decline when he explained how bankruptcy happens. ‘Two ways … Gradually and then suddenly’,... 

South Africa's communist party strips the ANC of its multi-class ruling party status

South Africa's communist party strips the ANC of its multi-class ruling party status

8th December 2017 The South African Communist Party (SACP) has broken with history and challenged the governing African National Congress (ANC) in an election. The... 

 Libya’s slave trade shocks AU-EU leaders into action

Libya’s slave trade shocks AU-EU leaders into action

8th December 2017 The warning bells had been sounding for months. In April this year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) warned that its staff in... 

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Recruitment of M23 Rebels to Suppress Protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Recruitment of M23 Rebels to Suppress Protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo

4th December 2017 Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 62 people and arrested hundreds of others during protests across the country... 

 Whose City? An evaluation of urban safety for women in 10 countries

Whose City? An evaluation of urban safety for women in 10 countries

1st December 2017 The New Urban Agenda agreed at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (also called Habitat III) in Quito,... 

When the Music Stops: Learning from the Mugabe years for Zimbabwe’s economic future

When the Music Stops: Learning from the Mugabe years for Zimbabwe’s economic future

30th November 2017 In light of the current political transition in Zimbabwe, the Brenthurst Foundation has announces the release of a Discussion Paper by the eminent... 

Beyond Borders: How to make the global compacts on migration and refugees work for uprooted children

Beyond Borders: How to make the global compacts on migration and refugees work for uprooted children

30th November 2017 Recent large-scale movements of refugees and migrants have drawn attention to the need for global and coordinated action for peaceful, orderly and... 

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Statements

SACP: The SACP calls on the President to uphold the Constitution and follow remedial process into the “State of Capture” report

SACP: The SACP calls on the President to uphold the Constitution and follow remedial process into the “State of Capture” report

13th December 2017 The South African Communist Party notes the North Gauteng High Court judgment dismissing all the grounds of President Jacob Zuma's review... 

SA: Minister calls for peaceful wage negotiations at SABC

SA: Minister calls for peaceful wage negotiations at SABC

13th December 2017 The Minister of Communications, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, has noted a call by Communication Workers Union (CWU) and the Broadcasting, Electronic,... 

SA: MEC Gwen Ramokgopa on health and emergency medical services state of readiness for the festive season

SA: MEC Gwen Ramokgopa on health and emergency medical services state of readiness for the festive season

13th December 2017 Firstly, I would like to thank all of you for coming to this media briefing. Today, we are here to give an update on our state of readiness for the... 

DA: Mmusi Maimane on  	   State Capture: DA to lay criminal charges of perjury against “grossly remiss” Zuma

DA: Mmusi Maimane on State Capture: DA to lay criminal charges of perjury against “grossly remiss” Zuma

13th December 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes today’s ground-breaking judgment by the North Gauteng High Court, dismissing President Zuma’s spurious... 

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Press Offices

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

30th November 2017 Some businesses need water in order to function. The prevailing drought in the Western Cape has led to unpredictable interruptions due to the... 

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

29th November 2017 The South African Competition Commission’s recent price fixing investigations should serve as a warning to businesses in industries that practice... 

Interview with the author: Marius Botha

Interview with the author: Marius Botha

28th November 2017 The name Marius Botha is well-known to hundreds of students who have completed or are busy completing their Postgraduate Diploma in Financial... 

Interview with Mark Silver – Author of The Deloitte Vat Handbook

Interview with Mark Silver – Author of The Deloitte Vat Handbook

28th November 2017 Mark has spent over 25 years specialising in VAT and is the author of the popular Deloitte VAT Handbook. Read on to learn more about what inspired... 

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