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Gordhan appoints new Denel, Transnet, SA Express boards; Hadebe appointed Eskom CEO

By: Anine Kilian     24th May 2018 Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has appointed Phakamani Hadebe as Eskom CEO. Hadebe has been acting CEO of the power utility since January. 

Gordhan appoints new Denel, Transnet, SA Express boards; Hadebe appointed Eskom CEO
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Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe
Mantashe vows to finalise mining charter in June

Mantashe vows to finalise mining charter in June

By: African News Agency      24th May 2018 South African minister of mineral resources Gwede Mantashe said on Thursday his department plans to finalise the revamped mining charter, the... 

Calls for unity in otherwise acrimonious Presidency budget debate

Calls for unity in otherwise acrimonious Presidency budget debate

By: News24Wire      24th May 2018 Some participants in Wednesday's debate on the presidency's budget rose above the acrimonious partisanship characteristic of the fifth Parliament... 

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Growing Western Cape protests show citizens expect greater accountability

Growing Western Cape protests show citizens expect greater accountability

18th May 2018 The Western Cape, the second wealthiest province in South Africa after Gauteng, is the only one governed by the opposition Democratic Alliance... 

 Can Weah realise his pro-poor economic development agenda?

Can Weah realise his pro-poor economic development agenda?

18th May 2018 Having led his Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) to victory after coming short in 2005 and 2011, Liberian President George Weah now needs to... 

Promise and perils

Promise and perils

18th May 2018 While President Cyril Ramaphosa was having a breakfast meeting with his Economic Cluster Ministers at Genadendal last week, to deliberate on ways... 

The sudden jump in the unemployment rate in 2015: Is there a break in the QLFS data?

The sudden jump in the unemployment rate in 2015: Is there a break in the QLFS data?

17th May 2018 This article argues that there is a time-series break in StatsSA’s Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) in the first quarter of 2015. The principal... 

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The Cost of Perónism and Populist Coups: Tough Lessons from Argentina

The Cost of Perónism and Populist Coups: Tough Lessons from Argentina

17th May 2018 In May 2018 Argentina has gone cap-in-hand to the IMF for a US$30 billion loan to shore up the peso, after a rise in interest rates to 40 per cent... 

Technology and Innovation Report 2018

Technology and Innovation Report 2018

16th May 2018 We live at a time of technological change that is unprecedented in its pace, scope and depth of impact. Harnessing that progress is the surest path... 

The taxation of foreign aid: don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t know

The taxation of foreign aid: don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t know

16th May 2018 Foreign aid is often exempt from taxation in recipient countries. Research on the topic is sparse, debate infrequent, and the system has become... 

Managing epidemics – Key facts about major deadly diseases

Managing epidemics – Key facts about major deadly diseases

15th May 2018 This manual provides concise and up-to-date knowledge on 15 infectious diseases that have the potential to become international threats, and tips... 

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Statements

DA: Ashor Sarupen says DA concerned about allegations of sexual harassment at Equal Education

DA: Ashor Sarupen says DA concerned about allegations of sexual harassment at Equal Education

24th May 2018 The DA is calling on Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi to launch a probe into the impact of alleged sexual harassment claims against Equal... 

Hospersa: Hospersa welcomes Supra exit

Hospersa: Hospersa welcomes Supra exit

24th May 2018 Hospersa has welcomed the resignation of North West (NW) Premier, Supra Mahumapelo following endless calls for his resignation.  The Union... 

DA: Kevin Mileham says DA calls on COGTA to urgently intervene in collapsing municipalities

DA: Kevin Mileham says DA calls on COGTA to urgently intervene in collapsing municipalities

23rd May 2018 The DA notes with concern the findings of the Auditor General (A-G), Kimi Makwetu, as contained in the Consolidated General Report on the Local... 

SA: Finance Committee holds follow-up meeting on Makwakwa, KPMG and other matters

SA: Finance Committee holds follow-up meeting on Makwakwa, KPMG and other matters

23rd May 2018 The Standing Committee on Finance has held a follow-up meeting with the South African Revenue Services (Sars) on Wednesday morning on Jonas... 

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Press Offices

Dismissal – Know your Rights

Dismissal – Know your Rights

9th May 2018 Unemployment is a burning topic of discussion in South Africa. A large number of South Africans are unemployed. Statistics South Africa’s Quarterly... 

Common misconceptions: Tax treatment of directors' fees derived by non-residents

Common misconceptions: Tax treatment of directors' fees derived by non-residents

9th May 2018 Many non-residents that derive directors' fees from a South African tax resident company believe that because they are non-resident and pay tax in... 

Restraints of trade - What you need to know

Restraints of trade - What you need to know

7th May 2018 A restraint of trade is a provision in a contract of employment that (typically) provides that after termination of employment, the employee is... 

Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

7th May 2018 The popular #MeToo campaign went viral globally and shined a spotlight on sexual harassment but more so in the workplace. The hashtag was adopted... 

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