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South Africa holds rates as inflation risks offset rand strength

By: Reuters     18th January 2018 South Africa's central bank kept its benchmark repo rate unchanged at 6.75% on Thursday, saying that risks to inflation were still on the upside... 

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Drought levy likely to be dropped after massive outcry – De Lille

Drought levy likely to be dropped after massive outcry – De Lille

By: News24Wire      18th January 2018 The controversial drought levy, or drought charge, proposed by the City of Cape Town will most likely be rejected at a council meeting on Friday,... 

Zuma exit not on agenda of ANC meeting – Magashule

Zuma exit not on agenda of ANC meeting – Magashule

By: Reuters     18th January 2018 South African President Jacob Zuma's removal as head of State is not on the agenda of a meeting of top officials from the ruling African National... 

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Zimbabwe urgently needs a new land administration system

Zimbabwe urgently needs a new land administration system

15th January 2018 Zimbabwe urgently needs a new system of land administration to harness development in the agricultural sector. The country’s land use and ownership... 

De Lille crisis reveals DA factionalism and extreme centralisation

De Lille crisis reveals DA factionalism and extreme centralisation

15th January 2018 This time last year the DA had reason to be happy with their change of political fortunes. The local government elections of 2016 had seen it take... 

New dams in Africa could add risk to power supplies down the line

New dams in Africa could add risk to power supplies down the line

12th January 2018 In the 1980s and 1990s parts of Africa saw a surge in dam building for energy production. After a brief hiatus there has been renewed interested.... 

 Can Ramaphosa revitalise South Africa’s foreign policy?

Can Ramaphosa revitalise South Africa’s foreign policy?

12th January 2018 Many South Africans are hoping that Cyril Ramaphosa will inject badly needed energy, integrity and economic savvy into the country’s lacklustre and... 

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Dark Side – Secret Origins of Evidence in US Criminal Cases

Dark Side – Secret Origins of Evidence in US Criminal Cases

12th January 2018 In the United States today, a growing body of evidence suggests that the federal government is deliberately concealing methods used by intelligence... 

Resource guide for NDC finance

Resource guide for NDC finance

11th January 2018 Developed by the Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP) Finance Working Group, this guide presents a selection of... 

 Collaboration in Cities: From Sharing to ‘Sharing Economy’

Collaboration in Cities: From Sharing to ‘Sharing Economy’

8th January 2018 The World Economic Forum’s Future of Urban Development and Services Initiative has released its new whitepaper on Collaboration in Cities: From... 

Shocks, stresses and universal health coverage: pathways to address resilience and health

Shocks, stresses and universal health coverage: pathways to address resilience and health

21st December 2017 Achieving universal health coverage (UHC) is critical to ensuring sustainable and resilient lives for all, and therefore to meeting the goals set... 

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SA: President Jacob Zuma congratulates Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago

SA: President Jacob Zuma congratulates Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago

19th January 2018 President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Mr Lesetja Kganyago on his appointment as the new... 

DIRCO: South Africa and India meet to strengthen ties

DIRCO: South Africa and India meet to strengthen ties

18th January 2018 South Africa and India convened the Foreign Office Consultations on 18 January 2018 in New Delhi, India. The Consultations form part of the... 

IFP: Dlamini's appetite for abusing public funds to be referred to the PP

IFP: Dlamini's appetite for abusing public funds to be referred to the PP

18th January 2018 The IFP is calling on Minister Bathabile Dlamini and her spokesperson Ms Lumka Oliphant to stop misleading the public about the R500 000 in... 

dti: Anticipation reigns among national Premier Awards finalists

dti: Anticipation reigns among national Premier Awards finalists

18th January 2018 Thirty companies will be vying for top honours in the fifth edition of the South African Premier Business Awards. Winners will be announced at an... 

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Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – November 2017

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – November 2017

12th December 2017 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – October 2017

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – October 2017

12th December 2017 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008 

Enhanced minimum leave and benefits for working parents on the cards

Enhanced minimum leave and benefits for working parents on the cards

7th December 2017 The Labour Laws Amendment Bill was passed by the National Assembly in Parliament on 28 November 2017. The Bill seeks to amend the Basic Conditions... 

Competition law amendments to be far reaching

Competition law amendments to be far reaching

6th December 2017 South Africa's Competition Amendment Bill (2017) has been published in the country's Government Gazette and interested parties have until end... 

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