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Land and asset sales on cards as government seeks revenue-neutral support for State firms

By: Terence Creamer     21st February 2018 Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba used his maiden Budget to reinforce President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent announcement that stakes in cash-strapped... 

Land and asset sales on cards as government seeks revenue-neutral support for State firms
Social grants set to increase faster than inflation as taxes rise

Social grants set to increase faster than inflation as taxes rise

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     21st February 2018 The South African government has committed R259.4-billion towards social development in the 2018 Budget, with social grant payments set to increase... 

Parliament to launch inquiry into Zwane

Parliament to launch inquiry into Zwane

By: Reuters     21st February 2018 Parliament will launch an investigation into allegations of influence-peddling against Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, its oversight... 

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Who is Cyril Ramaphosa? A profile of the new leader of South Africa

Who is Cyril Ramaphosa? A profile of the new leader of South Africa

16th February 2018 South Africa has a new president – Cyril Ramaphosa. But who is he? Ramaphosa cuts a fitting figure to take over government, stabilise the economy,... 

 Leadership is not the NPA's only challenge

Leadership is not the NPA's only challenge

16th February 2018 With the removal of Jacob Zuma as president of South Africa, a parliamentary inquiry underway into state capture, and arrests of some of those... 

Good money after bad?

Good money after bad?

16th February 2018 It seems an eternity since there has been anything to be excited about when it comes to South Africa’s most important, and most embattled,... 

Zuma finally falls on his sword: but not before threatening to take the house down with him

Zuma finally falls on his sword: but not before threatening to take the house down with him

15th February 2018 The Zuma years are over. He kept fighting almost to the very end. But South Africa’s scandal-ridden President Jacob Zuma finally accepted the... 

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 ActionAid Senegal Annual Report

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15th February 2018 ActionAid Senegal Annual Report 

Experimentalism in international support to rule of law and justice

Experimentalism in international support to rule of law and justice

15th February 2018 In May 2017, ODI and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) convened a workshop. It aimed to explore to what extent... 

The Department of Labour – Investor's Handbook

The Department of Labour – Investor's Handbook

13th February 2018 South Africa has a number of characteristics that make it a compelling investment destination on the African continent. The Handbook provides... 

Mandela Initiative draft synthesis report

Mandela Initiative draft synthesis report

12th February 2018 The briefings listed on this page was commissioned by the Mandela Initiative to help inform a synthesis report on its work since the 2012 national... 

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DA: Gavin Davis on Nuclear Deal: Ramaphosa must stop the gazetting of the Integrated Resource Plan

DA: Gavin Davis on Nuclear Deal: Ramaphosa must stop the gazetting of the Integrated Resource Plan

22nd February 2018 Minister Gigaba's Budget Speech, which contained no funding for a new nuclear build, should signal the death knell of the nuclear deal. The time... 

Salvation Army: Social grant increase will not shield the poor says Salvation Army

Salvation Army: Social grant increase will not shield the poor says Salvation Army

22nd February 2018 The Salvation Army has welcomed the higher than inflation increase in social grants announced in yesterday’s budget. However, the Church fears that... 

PAC: Budget speech was anti-poor

PAC: Budget speech was anti-poor

22nd February 2018 The Budget speech confirms that the poor/landlessness are in need of a friend and that friend have been there for many decades, its PAC. That is... 

CM: Chamber of Mines notes Budget speech

CM: Chamber of Mines notes Budget speech

21st February 2018 The Chamber of Mines welcomes the 2018/19 national Budget delivered today by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba as a tough but necessary one that... 

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Press Offices

Head of Tax at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg wins Client Choice award

Head of Tax at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg wins Client Choice award

8th February 2018 Baker McKenzie’s partner and Head of Tax in Johannesburg, Stephan Spamer, has received a 2018 Client Choice Award in the Corporate Tax category,... 

Full Stop Ahead: Public Interest in Blocking Digital Content

Full Stop Ahead: Public Interest in Blocking Digital Content

7th February 2018 It makes for the perfect ideological storm when IP law and ICT law meet and the right to freedom of expression stands in the way. Capitalist and... 

Parental Leave – A Pending New Entitlement as a Minimum Term of Employment

Parental Leave – A Pending New Entitlement as a Minimum Term of Employment

7th February 2018 Currently, South African employment laws provide minimum entitlements to specified leave types for all employees, such as annual leave, sick leave,... 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update - Jan 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update - Jan 2018

6th February 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Water Act 36 of 1998 

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