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Probe on Fraser still on – Inspector General for Intelligence

By: African News Agency      19th April 2018 Despite being moved from the department of state security, investigations into the conduct of former director-general Arthur Fraser will continue,... 

 Probe on Fraser still on – Inspector General for Intelligence
 We've got Malema's back, SA's top cop tells MP

We've got Malema's back, SA's top cop tells MP

By: African News Agency      19th April 2018 The South African Police Service had already started doing a threat assessment following claims by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) that an... 

 BRICS members work towards better trade by 2021

BRICS members work towards better trade by 2021

By: African News Agency      19th April 2018 The BRICS member countries are working towards strengthening co-operation and mutual assistance to facilitate trade with one another, the South... 

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Do 1-in-5 Nigerian adults suffer from long-term depression? World Bank revises brief

Do 1-in-5 Nigerian adults suffer from long-term depression? World Bank revises brief

16th April 2018 Alarmed about what it said were rising suicides in Africa’s most populous country, a national newspaper in Nigeria attributed it to every fifth... 

Critical Facts About Waterborne Diseases In The United States and Abroad

Critical Facts About Waterborne Diseases In The United States and Abroad

16th April 2018 If you live in a developed country, you probably don’t think much about waterborne diseases. But they are a massive problem throughout the world... 

Obstacles facing a young black farmer in South Africa: a personal story

Obstacles facing a young black farmer in South Africa: a personal story

13th April 2018 A new sense of urgency has entered South Africa’s land reform process after the country’s parliament took a resolution to amend the constitution to... 

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... 

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Incubating policy for economic transformation: lessons from Nepal

Incubating policy for economic transformation: lessons from Nepal

9th April 2018 A substantial body of theory now exists on economically sound and politically smart ways of jump-starting progress in poor developing countries. At... 

A Bitter Harvest – Child Labor and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe

A Bitter Harvest – Child Labor and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe

6th April 2018 In November 2017, President Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule of Zimbabwe came to an end on the back of military intervention, and Emmerson Mnangagwa,... 

 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... 

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Statements

DA: Mervyn Cirota says Gauteng Housing HOD holding back service delivery

DA: Mervyn Cirota says Gauteng Housing HOD holding back service delivery

19th April 2018 Gauteng Human Settlements Head of Department (HOD), Matilda Gisela’s three-day suspension by Human Settlements MEC, Uhuru Moila, is a clear... 

DA: Leona Kleynhans says DA requests update from Public Protector on investigation into controversial FS Blackhead Consulting contract

DA: Leona Kleynhans says DA requests update from Public Protector on investigation into controversial FS Blackhead Consulting contract

19th April 2018 The DA has today written to the Office of the Public Protector in the Free State, requesting an update on the status of the investigation we... 

DA: John Steenhuisen says Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba costs tax payers nearly R900,000 in legal fees for Fireblade case

DA: John Steenhuisen says Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba costs tax payers nearly R900,000 in legal fees for Fireblade case

19th April 2018 In response to a parliamentary question from the Democratic Alliance Chief Whip, John Steenhuisen, the Department of Home Affairs has confirmed... 

DA: Rishigen Viranna says DA calls on Minister Motshekga to intervene in KZN Education crisis

DA: Rishigen Viranna says DA calls on Minister Motshekga to intervene in KZN Education crisis

19th April 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu-Natal will today write to National Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, to request that she intervene... 

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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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