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Life Esidimeni: Family learns of man's death over 6 months later

By: News24Wire      16th October 2017 The mother of one of the Life Esidimeni patients, who was moved to an unlicensed NGO, left the arbitration hearing sobbing, after testimony that... 

Life Esidimeni: Family learns of man's death over 6 months later
SACP pickets outside KPMG office

SACP pickets outside KPMG office

By: Sashnee Moodley     16th October 2017 The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Monday picketed outside the head office of auditing firm KPMG, in Johannesburg, in protest against the... 

 It's up to Gigaba to rebuild trust and confidence in mini budget – Coovadia

It's up to Gigaba to rebuild trust and confidence in mini budget – Coovadia

By: News24Wire      16th October 2017 The motives behind government’s failure to act in the national interest should be questioned as it undermines trust and service delivery in South... 

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 Africa’s future: seven key trends

Africa’s future: seven key trends

10th October 2017 Opportunities for progress abound in Africa, but governments need to make more strategic investments to improve the development prospects for all... 

 OGP in Africa: Another sharp tool in the governance toolbox

OGP in Africa: Another sharp tool in the governance toolbox

10th October 2017 The recent Open Government Partnership (OGP) High Level Event on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly brought sad tidings for OGP... 

No way to verify whether 80% of same-sex marriages in SA are by Afrikaans speakers

No way to verify whether 80% of same-sex marriages in SA are by Afrikaans speakers

10th October 2017 More than a decade ago South Africa became the first African country to legalise same-sex marriages. But the bulk of these weddings take place... 

Betrayal and recovering trust?

Betrayal and recovering trust?

9th October 2017 Hardly a day passes without new revelations of state capture, corruption and other forms of malgovernance. These emanate from the Public... 

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Great expectations: is the IMF turning words into action on inequality?

Great expectations: is the IMF turning words into action on inequality?

10th October 2017 In recent years, the International Monetary Fund has become a global leader in highlighting the inequality crisis; consistently identifying it as a... 

Torture and Unlawful Military Detention in Rwanda

Torture and Unlawful Military Detention in Rwanda

10th October 2017 Between 2010 and 2016, scores of people suspected of collaborating with “enemies” of the Rwandan government were detained unlawfully and tortured... 

Report of ANC's 5th National Policy Conference

Report of ANC's 5th National Policy Conference

9th October 2017 This is an integrated report of the discussions on the Strategy and Tactics document in the 11 Commissions of the 5th National Policy Conference.... 

 Incredible India 2.0 - India’s $20 Billion Tourism Opportunity

Incredible India 2.0 - India’s $20 Billion Tourism Opportunity

9th October 2017 Following the launch of the 2017 edition of the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, where India was ranked one of the most improved nations;... 

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Statements

DA: Phumzile Van Damme says new SABC board Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson are close allies to President Zuma and his family

DA: Phumzile Van Damme says new SABC board Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson are close allies to President Zuma and his family

17th October 2017 The DA notes with grave concern the appointment of SABC board Chairperson, Bongumusa Makhathini and Deputy Chairperson, Febe Potgieter-Gqubule, who... 

SA: Zuma reshuffles Cabinet

SA: Zuma reshuffles Cabinet

17th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday announced changes to his national executive. Here is the statement: 

SA: President Zuma appoints members of SABC Board

SA: President Zuma appoints members of SABC Board

17th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma has in terms of the South African Broadcasting Act (Act no. 4 of 1999), and on the recommendation of the National Assembly,... 

DA: John Moodey says Tshwane DA ‘too white’ story non-factual

DA: John Moodey says Tshwane DA ‘too white’ story non-factual

16th October 2017 The story reported in The Citizen newspaper today entitled ”Tshwane DA too white” is factually incorrect and distorts the reality of the work done... 

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Press Offices

Water Management in South Africa - change on the horizon

Water Management in South Africa - change on the horizon

6th October 2017 Following on from a previous alert in relation to the restructuring of South Africa's Water Management Areas (WMAs) from 19 WMAs previously to a... 

How private is private communication in the workplace?

How private is private communication in the workplace?

5th October 2017 The European Court of Human Rights has recently considered the issue of whether employees have a right to privacy in terms of their private... 

SA Constitution comes to the fore in North African cargo dispute

SA Constitution comes to the fore in North African cargo dispute

4th October 2017 At first glance, it might seem unlikely that South Africa’s Constitution could be instrumental in deciding a cargo dispute with its roots in a... 

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

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

4th October 2017 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008 

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