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South Africa elected chair of ACF

18th October 2018 South Africa has been elected chair of the continental competition body, the African Competition Forum (ACF).   The body, which comprises 31... 

South Africa elected chair of ACF
Ethiopian soldiers who marched on palace wanted to abort reforms – PM

Ethiopian soldiers who marched on palace wanted to abort reforms – PM

By: Reuters     18th October 2018 Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday that soldiers who marched on his palace last week had had "nefarious aims" to stop reforms... 

Robert Mugabe Junior allegedly pressurising model to drop assault case against Grace

Robert Mugabe Junior allegedly pressurising model to drop assault case against Grace

By: African News Agency      18th October 2018 One of the sons of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has allegedly been pressurising Gabriella Engels, the Johannesburg model who filed... 

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 Perspectives on National Health Insurance Bill

Perspectives on National Health Insurance Bill

15th October 2018 In late June 2018, the Department of Health issued the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill and the Medical Schemes Amendment (MSA) Bill for public... 

 The role of women in West Africa’s violent extremist groups

The role of women in West Africa’s violent extremist groups  

12th October 2018 Women’s involvement in Boko Haram attacks in the Lake Chad Basin is well known. However their role in the activities of the Group for the Support... 

South Africa won't create jobs unless it settles on a new social compact

South Africa won't create jobs unless it settles on a new social compact

12th October 2018 Nearly a week has passed since South Africa’s 2018 jobs summit. The two-day gathering produced some useful agreements between the social partners:... 

Electrically mobile

Electrically mobile 

12th October 2018 Following a somewhat questionable hiatus in September, petrol and diesel prices resumed their sheer climbs in October, leaving motorist with the... 

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VBS Mutual Bank - The Great Bank Heist

VBS Mutual Bank - The Great Bank Heist

10th October 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) received the forensic investigation report into the affairs of VBS Mutual Bank (VBS) from Advocate Terry... 

The Economic and Fiscal Effects of Granting Refugees Formal Labor Market Access (Brief)

The Economic and Fiscal Effects of Granting Refugees Formal Labor Market Access (Brief)

10th October 2018 However, to maximize their contributions and achieve improved well-being and self-reliance, refugees need formal labor market access. But this... 

Renewable Energy Outlook: Egypt

Renewable Energy Outlook: Egypt

10th October 2018 Egypt’s economic development hinges on the energy sector. To meet burgeoning energy demand, the government’s Integrated Sustainable Energy... 

A Coal Phase-Out Pathway for 1.5°C

A Coal Phase-Out Pathway for 1.5°C

10th October 2018 In its special report, Global Warming of 1.5°C, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has assessed mitigation pathways limiting... 

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Statements

Statement By The Inter-ministerial Committee On The South African Investment Conference 2018

Statement By The Inter-ministerial Committee On The South African Investment Conference 2018

18th October 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa will be hosting the inaugural South Africa Investment Conference on 25-27 October 2018. The theme of the conference is... 

SA Elected Chair Of Continental Competition Body

SA Elected Chair Of Continental Competition Body

18th October 2018 South Africa has been elected chair of the continental competition body, the African Competition Forum (ACF).   The body which comprises 31 members... 

Nehawu Is Currently On Strike At NDA

Nehawu Is Currently On Strike At NDA

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th October 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] is currently on strike at the National Development Agency [NDA]. The strike comes... 

Justice And Correctional Services Portfolio Committee Notes Non-implementation Of Remedial Action By State Institutions

Justice And Correctional Services Portfolio Committee Notes Non-implementation Of Remedial Action By State Institutions

17th October 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today had a briefing from the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) on its annual... 

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Press Offices

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update – September 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update – September 2018

8th October 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) MINING CHARTER 2018 

Free Facebook Live Legal Q&A – Schoeman Law

Free Facebook Live Legal Q&A – Schoeman Law

5th October 2018 Presenters: Nicolene Schoeman-Louw and Sixolile Timothy – SchoemanLaw Inc Date/Time: 26 October 2018 at 13:30 Where: Facebook Live, SchoemanLaw... 

Racism and dismissals

Racism and dismissals

5th October 2018 South Africa’s racist past continues to affect our democratic society. This also follows us into the workplace to such an extent that the courts... 

The Job Summit – how about VAT?

The Job Summit – how about VAT?

5th October 2018 As we all know by now, we currently have the world’s biggest unemployment crisis right here in South Africa. It is thus only logical that we should... 

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