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Joburg Mayor Mashaba 'refers himself' to ethics committee

By: African News Agency      21st February 2018 Mayor Herman Mashaba on Wednesday said he had referred himself to the Council Ethics Committee following allegations that he hired a financial... 

Joburg Mayor Mashaba 'refers himself' to ethics committee
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No lavish birthday celebrations for Mugabe as he turns 94 today – report

No lavish birthday celebrations for Mugabe as he turns 94 today – report

By: News24Wire      21st February 2018 Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe is reportedly not going to have his regular extravagant birthday celebrations this year despite the 21st of... 

EFF threatens to boycott Budget Speech, calls on Ramaphosa to remove Gigaba

EFF threatens to boycott Budget Speech, calls on Ramaphosa to remove Gigaba

By: African News Agency      21st February 2018 On the eve of the crucial Budget Speech, South Africa's second opposition party the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has on Tuesday, called on... 

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Zuma's time is up – but what does it mean for South Africa?

Zuma's time is up – but what does it mean for South Africa?

15th February 2018 South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) is mired in a serious leadership crisis, and President Jacob Zuma faces an ignominious end to his... 

The choices Ramaphosa has to make

The choices Ramaphosa has to make

15th February 2018 As I sit to write this month’s missive, it seems the Zuma moment will be behind us soon. As I write, I am listening to a news bulletin in which it... 

SA would do well to heed Chile’s lessons in supporting mining sector

SA would do well to heed Chile’s lessons in supporting mining sector

15th February 2018 The looming judicial review of the government’s controversial Mining Charter this month sharpens attention on what works, and what doesn’t, in... 

The Way Forward for a New South African Presidency

The Way Forward for a New South African Presidency

14th February 2018 The ANC has officially taken the decision to remove Jacob Zuma from his post as president of South Africa. However, Zuma has so far refused to go... 

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SARB to launch commemorative banknotes in honour of Nelson Mandela's centenary

SARB to launch commemorative banknotes in honour of Nelson Mandela's centenary

By: Simone Liedtke     12th February 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will this year launch a set of commemorative South African banknotes, which will cover all denominations -... 

 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

12th February 2018 More than 3,000 leaders from over 100 countries came together to focus on finding ways to reaffirm international cooperation on crucial shared... 

UNCTAD Toolbox: Delivering Results

UNCTAD Toolbox: Delivering Results

12th February 2018 Since its foundation more than 50 years ago, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – UNCTAD – has been a key partner supporting... 

Public Protector's Vrede Report

Public Protector's Vrede Report

9th February 2018 Report no 31 of 2017/8 on an investigation into complaints of maladministration against the Free State Department of Agriculture in respect of... 

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Black Sash: President Ramaphosa's Sona encouraging but Sassa concerns remain

Black Sash: President Ramaphosa's Sona encouraging but Sassa concerns remain

21st February 2018 The Black Sash is encouraged by President Ramaphosa’s maiden State of the Nation Address (SONA), particularly the acknowledgement that social... 

SA: MEC Alan Winde reacts to 2018 Budget Speech

SA: MEC Alan Winde reacts to 2018 Budget Speech

21st February 2018 Following Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s budget speech today, Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde said: “The 2018 budget speech is a... 

SAPU: SAPU calls for urgent national summit on cop killings

SAPU: SAPU calls for urgent national summit on cop killings

21st February 2018 The South African Policing Union calls upon Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to convene a national summit on police killings as a matter of extreme... 

DA: Alf Lees on #Budget2018: The poor are made to pay for ANC’s theft

DA: Alf Lees on #Budget2018: The poor are made to pay for ANC’s theft

21st February 2018 The Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba’s, 2018 Budget hammers the poor and is a legacy of Jacob Zuma's disastrous management of the economy of... 

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Environmental Right in Terms of the Constitution

Environmental Right in Terms of the Constitution

6th February 2018 What is an environmental right?  An environmental right relates to the right we have to the environment. The environment has been an important... 

Mine Closures:

Mine Closures: "Responsibility and Opportunity"

6th February 2018 Mine closures are more complicated and costly than stakeholders ever realise. South Africa has more than 6000 abandoned mines. Major mines often... 

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

6th February 2018 Section 129 of the National Credit Act No. 34 of 2005 (hereinafter “the NCA”) provides a mechanism for Consumers who have fallen into arrears on... 

The Wage War: Equal Pay For Work Of Equal Value

The Wage War: Equal Pay For Work Of Equal Value

2nd February 2018 Equal pay for work of equal value has never been more relevant than now. It is a well-known fact that for many years, due to our unjust past, many... 

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