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Thousands of workers gather in central Johannesburg for Saftu march

By: African News Agency      25th April 2018 Thousands of workers gathered in Newtown, central Johannesburg ahead of a nationwide strike called by the South African Federation of Trade Unions... 

 Thousands of workers gather in central Johannesburg for Saftu march

Sporadic protests flare up in Gauteng, WC

By: News24Wire      25th April 2018 As the country braces for the national shutdown by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu), there are sporadic unrelated protests... 

 Saftu members gather in Cape Town for march on Parliament

Saftu members gather in Cape Town for march on Parliament

By: African News Agency      25th April 2018 Marchers have gathered in Cape Town ahead of a march on Parliament as part of the general strike organised by the South African Federation of Trade... 

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 When elephants fight: will the US-China trade war hurt South Africa?

When elephants fight: will the US-China trade war hurt South Africa?

19th April 2018 When US President Donald Trump announced that he would ask Congress to impose a 25% tariff on more than 1 300 Chinese imports amounting to an... 

The real impact of Expropriation without Compensation might well be felt below the ground

The real impact of Expropriation without Compensation might well be felt below the ground

18th April 2018 The current debate around expropriation without compensation (EWC) has been phrased in an idiom of land politics – the supposed imperative of the... 

African leaders are more constrained by democratic rules than you think

African leaders are more constrained by democratic rules than you think

18th April 2018 Africa is often imagined to be a place in which presidents can do whatever they want, unencumbered by constitutional or democratic constraints. A... 

 Refugees are Boko Haram’s latest soft target

Refugees are Boko Haram’s latest soft target

18th April 2018 Boko Haram has since 2009 proven a highly adaptable foe, routinely changing tactics to suit shifting circumstances. The terror group increasingly... 

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Opportunities for Commonwealth development: creating jobs, sharing prosperity and increasing resilience

Opportunities for Commonwealth development: creating jobs, sharing prosperity and increasing resilience

13th April 2018 In April 2018, heads of government from across the Commonwealth gather for the Commonwealth Summit to discuss the future of one of the most diverse... 

Policy Brief: Benefits of an innovative climate change adaptation mechanism for Ethiopia’s sustainable development

Policy Brief: Benefits of an innovative climate change adaptation mechanism for Ethiopia’s sustainable development

11th April 2018 Ethiopia has been leading least developed countries in its ambition and level of detail related to its climate change mitigation and adaptation... 

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela obituary

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela obituary

10th April 2018 The life of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela encompasses commitment to community upliftment, opposition to apartheid and determination to build a... 

Renewables Readiness Assessment – Pakistan

Renewables Readiness Assessment – Pakistan

10th April 2018 Pakistan can increase its energy security, improve energy access, and spur social and economic development with renewable energy. Renewables... 

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JCPS: JCPS Custer condems violent incidents in North West

JCPS: JCPS Custer condems violent incidents in North West

26th April 2018 The Justice Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster is dismayed by the renewed violence and criminality accompanying public protests in... 

DA: Fred Nel says cash-strapped Gauteng residents to cough up more money for e-Tolls

DA: Fred Nel says cash-strapped Gauteng residents to cough up more money for e-Tolls

26th April 2018 Despite the claims by Premier Makhura that e-Tolls have not worked and are fleecing residents of Gauteng, no tangible solution has been provided to... 

SA: Eastern Cape Human Settlements on housing development in Keiskamahoek

SA: Eastern Cape Human Settlements on housing development in Keiskamahoek

25th April 2018 The Eastern Cape Provincial Department of Human Settlements is spending millions of rands on human settlement development in Keiskamahoek. The... 

DA: Mmusi Maimane says DA approaches Constitutional Court to have Arthur Fraser’s appointment declared invalid

DA: Mmusi Maimane says DA approaches Constitutional Court to have Arthur Fraser’s appointment declared invalid

25th April 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has today filed papers seeking exclusive jurisdiction, alternatively direct access to the Constitutional Court to have... 

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Six Baker McKenzie South Africa lawyers and nine practice areas recognised by Legal 500 EMEA Guide

Six Baker McKenzie South Africa lawyers and nine practice areas recognised by Legal 500 EMEA Guide

13th April 2018 Three partners at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg have been named as Leading Lawyers and a further three have been ranked Next Generation lawyers,... 

Proposed amendments to controlled foreign companies

Proposed amendments to controlled foreign companies

13th April 2018 South Africa's tax legislation contains controlled foreign company (CFC) rules which aim to prevent South African taxpayers from locating companies... 

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What is the "MLI" and why is it important in the context of the South African tax system?

13th April 2018 The Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Project of the OECD was launched with the publication of the OECD BEPS Action Plan in 2013. The BEPS... 

Streamlining trade and infrastructure development in Africa

Streamlining trade and infrastructure development in Africa

12th April 2018 Increasing intra-African trade is essential for the growth and development of  the continent and so the recent signing of the African Continental... 

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