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Police commissioner pledges full support for state capture probe

By: News24Wire      20th April 2018 The Hawks have police National Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Khehla Sitole's "undivided support" in ensuring they have the necessary means... 

Police commissioner pledges full support for state capture probe
National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole
Western Cape MPLs debate land expropriation

Western Cape MPLs debate land expropriation

By: News24Wire      20th April 2018 Democratic Alliance (DA) and African National Congress (ANC) members of the Western Cape legislature went head-to-head during a debate on land... 

Ramaphosa cuts short UK visit to resolve Mahikeng chaos

Ramaphosa cuts short UK visit to resolve Mahikeng chaos

By: News24Wire      20th April 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa cut short his visit to the UK to hold an urgent meeting with African National Congress (ANC) leaders over the protests in... 

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Obstacles facing a young black farmer in South Africa: a personal story

Obstacles facing a young black farmer in South Africa: a personal story

13th April 2018 A new sense of urgency has entered South Africa’s land reform process after the country’s parliament took a resolution to amend the constitution to... 

Do South Africans each guzzle 235 litres of water per day?

Do South Africans each guzzle 235 litres of water per day?

13th April 2018 Debating South Africa’s 2018 State of the Nation address, president of the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) Parks Tau noted that... 

‘Sunlight the best disinfectant’

‘Sunlight the best disinfectant’

13th April 2018 Asset manager Futuregrowth attracted praise and criticism, possibly in equal measure, when it announced in August 2016 that it was suspending... 

 Is Côte d’Ivoire becoming a wildlife trafficking hotspot?

Is Côte d’Ivoire becoming a wildlife trafficking hotspot?

12th April 2018 Since 2016, Côte d’Ivoire has recorded at least five major wildlife-trafficking events involving seizures and arrests. The most recent was in... 

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Recommendations

A Bitter Harvest – Child Labor and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe

A Bitter Harvest – Child Labor and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe

6th April 2018 In November 2017, President Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule of Zimbabwe came to an end on the back of military intervention, and Emmerson Mnangagwa,... 

 Digital Identity: On the Threshold of a Digital Identity Revolution

Digital Identity: On the Threshold of a Digital Identity Revolution

6th April 2018 This paper explores current digital identity systems and the trends that will have a significant impact in the future. It examines how identity and... 

Aid, security and Britain’s role in the world: proposals for coherent government action

Aid, security and Britain’s role in the world: proposals for coherent government action

6th April 2018 How can the UK government institute a more integrated approach to promoting peaceful, secure, resilient and prosperous societies across the... 

Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence – Access to Justice for Women and Girls with Disabilities in India

Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence – Access to Justice for Women and Girls with Disabilities in India

5th April 2018 In June 2013, Chandra, a 12-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, was kidnapped, raped and left bleeding in a field near her home in West Bengal... 

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Statements

DA: Mmusi Maimane says DA to seek judicial review of Ramaphosa’s appointment of Fraser

DA: Mmusi Maimane says DA to seek judicial review of Ramaphosa’s appointment of Fraser

20th April 2018 Two days ago I put President Ramaphosa on terms regarding his appointment of the former Director-General of the State Security Agency (SSA), Arthur... 

SA: Justice and Correctional Services Committee welcomes arrests of correctional officers

SA: Justice and Correctional Services Committee welcomes arrests of correctional officers

20th April 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has welcomed the arrests of two correctional officers yesterday, who allegedly helped... 

DA: Joe McGluwa says another Mahumapelo scandal hits North West

DA: Joe McGluwa says another Mahumapelo scandal hits North West

20th April 2018 The Democratic Alliance will send written questions to the Premier Supra Mahumapelo requesting answers about an R32 million contract that was... 

DA: Mervyn Cirota says Gauteng Housing HOD holding back service delivery

DA: Mervyn Cirota says Gauteng Housing HOD holding back service delivery

19th April 2018 Gauteng Human Settlements Head of Department (HOD), Matilda Gisela’s three-day suspension by Human Settlements MEC, Uhuru Moila, is a clear... 

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Press Offices

Bye Bye FSB, Hello FSCA

Bye Bye FSB, Hello FSCA

11th April 2018 As of 1 April 2018, there is a new sheriff for the South African financial services sector. The Financial Services Board (FSB) has been replaced by... 

Understatement Penalties and Intentional Tax Evasion

Understatement Penalties and Intentional Tax Evasion

11th April 2018 The case of Mr A and XYZ CC versus the Commissioner for the South African Revenue Services, (judgment was handed down on 08 February 2018) dealt... 

SARS Outsourcing One of Its Core Functions: Is This Cause for Concern

SARS Outsourcing One of Its Core Functions: Is This Cause for Concern

11th April 2018 Currently over 2.3 million taxpayers and traders owe Sars just under R150-billion. Sars announced on 9 March 2018 that it has outsourced the older... 

Uncertainty Amongst Some VAT Vendors: What You Need to Know

Uncertainty Amongst Some VAT Vendors: What You Need to Know

11th April 2018 We have recently noted the uncertainty amongst some VAT vendors regarding what rate of VAT to levy on some of their supplies in light of the VAT... 

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