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Gupta-linked company denies getting asset seizure order from NPA

By: News24Wire      17th January 2018 Gupta-linked companies Trillian and McKinsey have until Thursday to submit to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) a list of its assets to be... 

Gupta-linked company denies getting asset seizure order from NPA
Overvaal school judgment shows judge is 'still craving for old apartheid order' – ANCYL

Overvaal school judgment shows judge is 'still craving for old apartheid order' – ANCYL

By: News24Wire      17th January 2018 North Gauteng High Court Judge Bill Prinsloo's judgment on Hoërskool Overvaal, if not challenged, would entrench the old segregated apartheid... 

 UN calls for restraint in Congo

UN calls for restraint in Congo

By: African News Agency      17th January 2018 The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has urged all political actors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to exercise restraint as... 

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A strong opposition is the only solution to dislodging Ethiopia's ruling coalition

A strong opposition is the only solution to dislodging Ethiopia's ruling coalition

11th January 2018 The political protests that destabilised Ethiopia’s two largest regional states in 2016 have become a major test for Ethiopia’s ruling People’s... 

Is South Africa's ANC bent on radical policies? Here's why the answer is no

Is South Africa's ANC bent on radical policies? Here's why the answer is no

10th January 2018 When media cover a political party conference decision, it is best to report on the entire resolution, not just the exciting bits. This may reduce... 

 Role of the Youth in APRM’s quest for good governance, development and democracy

Role of the Youth in APRM’s quest for good governance, development and democracy

10th January 2018 The revitalisation of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) is evidence of African governments’ renewed commitment to strengthening good... 

Are higher taxes on wealthy South Africans justified?

Are higher taxes on wealthy South Africans justified?

9th January 2018 Talk of a potential wealth tax in South Africa has re-ignited the debate on the taxation of high net-worth individuals (HNWI). For many taxpayers... 

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Upending humanitarianism: questions emerging 'from the ground up'

Upending humanitarianism: questions emerging 'from the ground up'

20th December 2017 Since the World Humanitarian Summit in May 2016, the idea of responses that are ‘as local as possible, as international as necessary’ has emerged... 

Financing the transition from brown to green: how to track country performance towards low carbon, climate-resilient economies

Financing the transition from brown to green: how to track country performance towards low carbon, climate-resilient economies

19th December 2017 This paper explores ways of financing the transition from brown, carbon-intensive models of economic development to low-carbon, green economies.... 

Gatekeepers, elders and accountability in Somalia

Gatekeepers, elders and accountability in Somalia

18th December 2017 In Somalia, the relationship between formal and informal spheres of governance are being renegotiated. In many areas, the formal state has been... 

What If? – Mining Investment in South Africa in an Improved Policy and Regulatory Environment

What If? – Mining Investment in South Africa in an Improved Policy and Regulatory Environment

15th December 2017 The South African mining industry’s real GDP in 2016 was 2.6% smaller than its GDP recorded in 1994. The financial services industry, on the other... 

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Statements

DSD: Social Development on Daily Maverick report regarding Minister Dlamini’s SABC Real Talk interview

DSD: Social Development on Daily Maverick report regarding Minister Dlamini’s SABC Real Talk interview

17th January 2018 It is with utter disgust and disappointment to read reports by the Daily Maverick on the Minister of Social Development’s interview on Real Talk... 

DA: Belinda Bozzoli on  	   Delays and doubts: Gigaba adds to the confusion on actual funding for free Higher Education

DA: Belinda Bozzoli on Delays and doubts: Gigaba adds to the confusion on actual funding for free Higher Education

17th January 2018 In a Press Conference yesterday Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba broke the news that free higher education will not be rolled out over the promised... 

EFF: EFF notes the appointment of Wiseman Nkuhlu as KPMG Board Chair

EFF: EFF notes the appointment of Wiseman Nkuhlu as KPMG Board Chair

17th January 2018 The EFF notes the appointment of Wiseman Nkuhlu as chair of the KPMG board. We note that at the center of corruption in South Africa, not just in... 

SA: Singh and Koko to appear before inquiry

SA: Singh and Koko to appear before inquiry

17th January 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises will next week (23 and 24 January) continue its inquiry on Eskom into the mismanagement of state... 

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Progressive parliament approves paternity leave

Progressive parliament approves paternity leave

5th December 2017 On 28 November 2017, Parliament passed the Labour Laws Amendment Bill (the Bill). The Bill provides for unpaid paternity leave, adoption leave and... 

South Africa releases Competition Amendment Bill

South Africa releases Competition Amendment Bill

5th December 2017 On 1 December 2017, the South African Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, published Government Notice no. 41294, which announced the... 

Fiscal Pressure – Tax hikes are not the solution

Fiscal Pressure – Tax hikes are not the solution

4th December 2017 South Africa suffers from a trifecta of social challenges, namely: inequality, poverty and high levels of unemployment. This, when coupled with the... 

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

4th December 2017 At the CCMA it is the employer who has the full onus of proving that a dismissal was fair. For this reason, when employers are able to catch... 

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