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China urges US to withdraw sanctions or face 'consequences'

By: News24Wire      21st September 2018 China has urged the United States to withdraw punitive sanctions imposed on the Chinese military over its purchase of fighter jets and missiles... 

China urges US to withdraw sanctions or face 'consequences'
Tutu backs euthanasia as policy after arrest of right-to-die advocate Sean Davison

Tutu backs euthanasia as policy after arrest of right-to-die advocate Sean Davison

By: News24Wire      21st September 2018 Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has come out in support of euthanasia after Sean Davison, founder of right-to-die organisation DignitySA, was... 

 Mining Charter to be gazetted next week

Mining Charter to be gazetted next week

By: African News Agency      21st September 2018 The final Mining Charter would be gazetted next week by Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe. The Charter was approved with minor amendments... 

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Number of qualified primary school teachers and grade 6 literacy in Nigeria higher than claimed

Number of qualified primary school teachers and grade 6 literacy in Nigeria higher than claimed

18th September 2018 Nigeria’s ailing education system is shown in the bad shape of its public schools, the head of an educational charity said recently. The Nation... 

Building mutual solidarity in a time of callousness

Building mutual solidarity in a time of callousness

17th September 2018 There is no doubt that the current ANC leadership faces great challenges. Having relieved the country of the burden of the Jacob Zuma presidency,... 

Does South Africa have a microplastics problem? Our research says yes

Does South Africa have a microplastics problem? Our research says yes

17th September 2018 The dangers of plastics, and more specifically microplastics, is increasingly grabbing the world’s attention. A growing body of research shows that... 

Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix

Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix 

17th September 2018 Africa has the least nuclear power of any continent in the world, with the exception of Australia where nuclear power is banned. All the largest... 

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 Building Block(chain)s for a Better Planet

Building Block(chain)s for a Better Planet

17th September 2018 There has been a lot of hype about blockchain technology – in particular, its potential to transform how humans transact, which could fundamentally... 

 Global Value Chain Policy Series: Gender

Global Value Chain Policy Series: Gender

17th September 2018 Global value chains (GVCs) are closely associated with the global sourcing of labour-intensive consumer goods from suppliers in developing... 

Financing the end of extreme poverty

Financing the end of extreme poverty

14th September 2018 In 2015, leaders of all countries committed to ‘eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere’ by 2030. In the past 25 years, the world has... 

India’s stranded assets: how government interventions are propping up coal power

India’s stranded assets: how government interventions are propping up coal power

14th September 2018 In 2015, under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Paris Agreement, governments committed to keeping global temperature... 

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Statements

DA: Metrorail Kwazulu Natal vandalism not a surprise

DA: Metrorail Kwazulu Natal vandalism not a surprise

25th September 2018 The vandalism that took place on Friday on Metrorail Kwazulu Natal infrastructure must be absolutely condemned. However, this attack on Metrorail... 

SA: Police Committee comends SAPS Detectives for Phoenix Triple Murder arrest in KZN

SA: Police Committee comends SAPS Detectives for Phoenix Triple Murder arrest in KZN

25th September 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Police has commended the Kwa-Zulu Natal South African Police Services (Saps) detective team for arresting a suspect... 

GCIS: Corrections Week to promote understanding of the Corectional System

GCIS: Corrections Week to promote understanding of the Corectional System

25th September 2018 The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) is commemorating Corrections Week from 24 to 30 September 2018. Corrections Week is observed annually... 

SA: Land and Mineral Resources Committee Chairperson Extends condolences to Molewa family

SA: Land and Mineral Resources Committee Chairperson Extends condolences to Molewa family

25th September 2018 he Chairperson of the Select Committee on Land and Mineral Resources, Mr Olifile Sefako, on behalf of the committee, has extended heartfelt... 

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Press Offices

National Treasury Seeks To Empower Low-income Employees

National Treasury Seeks To Empower Low-income Employees

12th September 2018 National Treasury's proposal in the draft 2018 Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (2018 draft TLAB) to remove the taxable benefit concerning low or... 

Amler’s Precedents of Pleadings Ninth Edition

Amler’s Precedents of Pleadings Ninth Edition

12th September 2018 Amler’s Precedents of Pleadings has been assisting busy litigators with the drafting and preparation of pleadings for nearly 60 years. Widely... 

Dismissing An Employee For Refusing To Obey Instructions

Dismissing An Employee For Refusing To Obey Instructions

11th September 2018 Can you dismiss an employee who refuses to obey instructions? SUMMARY 

South Africa faces big challenges but there are many positive developments

South Africa faces big challenges but there are many positive developments

10th September 2018 Merger & Acquisition (M&A) transactions in South Africa declined in terms of both the volume and value of domestic and cross-border deals in the... 

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