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Eskom’s ‘business-as-usual’ tariff application comes under fire

By: Terence Creamer     16th November 2017 The “business as usual” stance adopted by Eskom in its application for a 19.9% increase in tariffs for 2018/19 came under sustained attack during... 

Eskom’s ‘business-as-usual’ tariff application comes under fire
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Nersa's Chris Forlee, Khomotso Mthimunye, Mbulelo Ncetezo, Jacob Modise and Nomfundo Maseti
Mujuru 'unaware' of transitional govt talks for Zimbabwe

Mujuru 'unaware' of transitional govt talks for Zimbabwe

By: News24Wire      16th November 2017 Former vice president of Zimbabwe Joice Mujuru said on Thursday that she was unaware of talks about a transitional government. Mujuru, who is... 

Cabinet supports Zuma's 'intervention' in Zim

Cabinet supports Zuma's 'intervention' in Zim

By: News24Wire      16th November 2017 Cabinet supports President Jacob Zuma's "intervention" in his capacity as the Southern African Development Community (SADC) chair in response to... 

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 No paradise for DRC citizens being cheated of profits

No paradise for DRC citizens being cheated of profits

13th November 2017 The latest revelations around tax evasion, dubbed the ‘Paradise Papers’, are certainly embarrassing for powerful individuals like Britain’s Queen... 

Non-violence is essential to respect human dignity

Non-violence is essential to respect human dignity

13th November 2017 Much media coverage currently focuses on the “race” for the ANC presidency, “slates” of individuals who would apparently form part of the... 

Top 10 technologically advanced countries in Africa

Top 10 technologically advanced countries in Africa

10th November 2017 African countries have a long road to travel to advance to the level of technological capacity common in the developed world. However, some African... 

Zuma's allies are once again gung-ho about nuclear. Will they get their way?

Zuma's allies are once again gung-ho about nuclear. Will they get their way?

10th November 2017 South Africa’s nuclear build programme seems to be back on the agenda after earlier indications that it was dead. Recent comments by President... 

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 Barriers to Justice and Support Services for Sexual Assault Survivors in India

Barriers to Justice and Support Services for Sexual Assault Survivors in India

10th November 2017 In May 2017, a 23-year-old woman was murdered in Haryana state’s Rohtak district. The victim’s body was found four days after she was allegedly... 

 Stopping the Scandals: five ways governments can end tax avoidance

Stopping the Scandals: five ways governments can end tax avoidance

9th November 2017 When global corporations and the super-rich use tax havens to avoid paying their fair share, it is the poorest countries and people who lose most.... 

 Testing community consent: Tullow Oil project in Kenya

Testing community consent: Tullow Oil project in Kenya

9th November 2017 This case study assesses the extent of Tullow Oil’s compliance with the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in Turkana County,... 

 Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Supply Chains

Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Supply Chains

9th November 2017 Disruptive technologies are transforming all end-to-end steps in production and business models in most sectors of the economy. The products that... 

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Statements

Abahlali: eThekwini Municipality breaks promises once again – protest currently underway

Abahlali: eThekwini Municipality breaks promises once again – protest currently underway

16th November 2017 Three lives have now been lost to the fire that devastated the Foreman Road settlement in the early hours of Sunday morning leaving more than a... 

WC: Province’s commercial poultry farms reach one month infection-free mark

WC: Province’s commercial poultry farms reach one month infection-free mark

16th November 2017 Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, provided an update on avian influenza during a sitting of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament.... 

SAPU: SAPU condemns metro cop attack by congregants

SAPU: SAPU condemns metro cop attack by congregants

16th November 2017 The South African Policing Union joins millions of peace loving South Africans in expressing its shock, dismay and shock at the violent attack on a... 

OUTA: OUTA calls on Multichoice to stop broadcasting ANN7

OUTA: OUTA calls on Multichoice to stop broadcasting ANN7

16th November 2017 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has asked MultiChoice to drop ANN7, channel 405, following complaints by thousands of concerned South... 

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Press Offices

LexisNexis commemorates annual 'Cares Day'

LexisNexis commemorates annual 'Cares Day'

3rd November 2017 Taking to the streets of Durban to create awareness on human trafficking was a team from LexisNexis in commemoration of the company’s annual Cares... 

The Norton Rose Fulbright Public Interest Law team turns Ten

The Norton Rose Fulbright Public Interest Law team turns Ten

2nd November 2017 The Norton Rose Fulbright Public Interest Law team is celebrating a milestone ten years’ involvement in legal challenges for those without the... 

East Africa stands its ground among world’s ‘best’ in international arbitration

East Africa stands its ground among world’s ‘best’ in international arbitration

1st November 2017 Although international arbitrators from the United Kingdom, France and the United States are generally considered to be among the “best in the... 

National Treasury shows some flexibility on share buy-back rules (but not a lot)

National Treasury shows some flexibility on share buy-back rules (but not a lot)

1st November 2017 The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB), released on 25 October 2017, proposes measures intended to target certain share buy-back and dividend... 

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