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Kenya's poverty rate drops sharply in 10 years – stats office

By: Reuters     23rd March 2018 The proportion of Kenyans living in poverty has fallen by 10.5 percentage points in a decade, to 36.1 percent, the statistics office said on... 

Kenya's poverty rate drops sharply in 10 years – stats office
New 'key points' bill should include public interest defence – media groups

New 'key points' bill should include public interest defence – media groups

By: News24Wire      23rd March 2018 A new bill currently being drafted to replace the apartheid-era National Key Points Act should include a clause that protects journalists... 

Declare state of emergency over listeriosis outbreak, urges EFF

Declare state of emergency over listeriosis outbreak, urges EFF

By: News24Wire      23rd March 2018 The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is demanding that President Cyril Ramaphosa declare a state of emergency to deal with the listeriosis outbreak... 

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What South Africa can do about youth unemployment in the short run

What South Africa can do about youth unemployment in the short run

10th February 2017 South Africa’s youth unemployment rates are now considered to be chronic. The latest figures show that about 48% of South Africans between 15 and... 

Is the EFF correct that military officers ‘don’t belong’ by SA parliament’s door?

Is the EFF correct that military officers ‘don’t belong’ by SA parliament’s door?

10th February 2017 Before President Jacob Zuma finally started delivering his 2017 State of the Nation Address (SONA), speaker Baleka Mbete gestured towards two men... 

To trade jaw-jaw  is always better . . .

To trade jaw-jaw is always better . . .

10th February 2017 The backlash against globalisation and scepticism over the benefits of free trade is currently so strong that there is a real risk that countries... 

Going beyond the Limits to Growth debate

10th February 2017 The Limits to Growth (LTG) thesis was developed in the 1970s by a group of experts collectively called the Club of Rome. They used a computer (at... 

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IRENA 2014-2015: At A Glance (Jan 2016)

IRENA 2014-2015: At A Glance (Jan 2016)

18th January 2016 IRENA 2014-2015: At a Glance summarises selected programmatic activities, highlights key renewable energy developments and provides an overview of... 

The Global Risks Report 2016 (Jan 2016)

The Global Risks Report 2016 (Jan 2016)

15th January 2016 The World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2016 features perspectives from nearly 750 experts on the perceived impact and likelihood of 29... 

Harnessing the Power of Africa's Swing States – The Catalytic Role of Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa (Jan 2016)

Harnessing the Power of Africa's Swing States – The Catalytic Role of Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa (Jan 2016)

15th January 2016 International experiences suggest that if regional powers - what we characterise as ‘swing states’ - are successful they will usually generate... 

TMT Predictions 2016 (Jan 2016)

TMT Predictions 2016 (Jan 2016)

14th January 2016 Deloitte's objective with the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions report is to identify critical inflection points that it... 

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SA: Speaker concerned about reported threats on Auditor General staff

SA: Speaker concerned about reported threats on Auditor General staff

31st May 2018 National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has condemned the reported threats against officials of the Auditor General, saying they were an attempt to... 

SA: Government outraged by sexual abuse of nine month-old infant

SA: Government outraged by sexual abuse of nine month-old infant

31st May 2018 Government is outraged by the sexual abuse that a nine month-old baby underwent, as reported in the media. Government will not tolerate any form of... 

SA: Minister Derek Hanekom on food safety in the hospitality industry

SA: Minister Derek Hanekom on food safety in the hospitality industry

31st May 2018 Food Safety in the hospitality industry was today brought into a positive spotlight as Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom conferred qualification to... 

SA: Minister Nomvula Mokonyane on media arrangements for the 10th BRICS summit

SA: Minister Nomvula Mokonyane on media arrangements for the 10th BRICS summit

31st May 2018 The Minister of Communications, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane is pleased to announce the media developments of South Africa’s hosting of the 10th Brazil,... 

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Exemption from STT for collateral

Exemption from STT for collateral

20th January 2016 For years, the South African securities lending industry has been lobbying for an exemption from securities transfer tax (“STT”) for the outright... 

Does a possible order of reinstatement limit an employer’s discretion to fill an upgraded post in cases of restructuring?

Does a possible order of reinstatement limit an employer’s discretion to fill an upgraded post in cases of restructuring?

19th January 2016 The decision to restructure a business rests with the employer especially where there are no retrenchments that arise from it. Such a discretion is... 

Appointment of new incumbent of the Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property law

Appointment of new incumbent of the Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property law

18th January 2016 Prof Owen Dean retired as the incumbent of the Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property Law (the “Chair”) at the University of Stellenbosch at... 

Is your sale of land in instalments subject to the National Credit Act, 34 of 2005?

Is your sale of land in instalments subject to the National Credit Act, 34 of 2005?

18th January 2016 The confusing definition of “instalment sale agreements” in the Act In terms of the National Credit Act (“the Act”), an instalment agreement is... 

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