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Cape Town confronts looming 'Day Zero' water crisis

By: News24Wire      17th January 2018 Like many others in Cape Town, Sandra Dickson has no other option but to get creative. "We catch water from our showers in buckets, and throw it... 

Cape Town confronts looming 'Day Zero' water crisis
Gupta-linked company denies getting asset seizure order from NPA

Gupta-linked company denies getting asset seizure order from NPA

By: News24Wire      17th January 2018 Gupta-linked companies Trillian and McKinsey have until Thursday to submit to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) a list of its assets to be... 

Overvaal school judgment shows judge is 'still craving for old apartheid order' – ANCYL

Overvaal school judgment shows judge is 'still craving for old apartheid order' – ANCYL

By: News24Wire      17th January 2018 North Gauteng High Court Judge Bill Prinsloo's judgment on Hoërskool Overvaal, if not challenged, would entrench the old segregated apartheid... 

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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... 

A strong opposition is the only solution to dislodging Ethiopia's ruling coalition

A strong opposition is the only solution to dislodging Ethiopia's ruling coalition

11th January 2018 The political protests that destabilised Ethiopia’s two largest regional states in 2016 have become a major test for Ethiopia’s ruling People’s... 

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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... 

Upending humanitarianism: questions emerging 'from the ground up'

Upending humanitarianism: questions emerging 'from the ground up'

20th December 2017 Since the World Humanitarian Summit in May 2016, the idea of responses that are ‘as local as possible, as international as necessary’ has emerged... 

Financing the transition from brown to green: how to track country performance towards low carbon, climate-resilient economies

Financing the transition from brown to green: how to track country performance towards low carbon, climate-resilient economies

19th December 2017 This paper explores ways of financing the transition from brown, carbon-intensive models of economic development to low-carbon, green economies.... 

Gatekeepers, elders and accountability in Somalia

Gatekeepers, elders and accountability in Somalia

18th December 2017 In Somalia, the relationship between formal and informal spheres of governance are being renegotiated. In many areas, the formal state has been... 

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SA: Maile on his visit to schools in Tembisa Township as part of Gauteng Government's 2018 school readiness programme

SA: Maile on his visit to schools in Tembisa Township as part of Gauteng Government's 2018 school readiness programme

17th January 2018 MEC of Economic Development Environment Agriculture and Rural Development Lebogang Maile (MPL) visited a number of schools in the predominantly... 

Afriforum: Academic activities at Hoërskool Overvaal continues; situation under control

Afriforum: Academic activities at Hoërskool Overvaal continues; situation under control

17th January 2018 All academic and school activities at the Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging are continuing without interruption, despite a small group of about 40... 

DSD: Social Development on Daily Maverick report regarding Minister Dlamini’s SABC Real Talk interview

DSD: Social Development on Daily Maverick report regarding Minister Dlamini’s SABC Real Talk interview

17th January 2018 It is with utter disgust and disappointment to read reports by the Daily Maverick on the Minister of Social Development’s interview on Real Talk... 

DA: Belinda Bozzoli on  	   Delays and doubts: Gigaba adds to the confusion on actual funding for free Higher Education

DA: Belinda Bozzoli on Delays and doubts: Gigaba adds to the confusion on actual funding for free Higher Education

17th January 2018 In a Press Conference yesterday Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba broke the news that free higher education will not be rolled out over the promised... 

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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... 

Indirect tax specialist appointed at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg

Indirect tax specialist appointed at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg

5th December 2017 Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has further expanded its tax practice in Africa with the appointment of indirect tax specialist Seelan... 

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