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Cape Town City manager resigns

By: African News Agency      15th January 2018 Cape Town City Manager Achmat Ebrahim has resigned, under-fire Mayor Patricia de Lille announced on Monday. In a statement at lunchtime on Monday,... 

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Comms Minister denies knowledge of new SABC COO appointment

Comms Minister denies knowledge of new SABC COO appointment

By: African News Agency      15th January 2018 Communication Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane on Monday denied knowledge of reports that MTN's group executive for corporate affairs Chris... 

 Public engagements on SA's national minimum wage set to resume

Public engagements on SA's national minimum wage set to resume

By: African News Agency      15th January 2018 The Department of Labour will this week resume its national series on worker engagement about the implementation of the national minimum wage and... 

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 Known unknowns: the threat of cybercrime in Africa

Known unknowns: the threat of cybercrime in Africa

9th January 2018 The rapid development of technology improves lives and enables more efficient operations in the private and public sectors. The challenges that... 

Settling the land compensation issue is vital for Zimbabwe's economy

Settling the land compensation issue is vital for Zimbabwe's economy

8th January 2018 In his inaugural address the new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, confirmed that land reform was both historically necessary and... 

 Human smuggling and Libya’s political end game

Human smuggling and Libya’s political end game

8th January 2018 Migrant boat crossings in the Mediterranean usually peak around July and August but the number of boats dropped dramatically in 2017. This comes... 

Quarterly Competition Review

Quarterly Competition Review

8th January 2018 In the developing world, disease and poverty are interdependent making access to essential medicines at affordable prices even more critical. 80%... 

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Report of the High Level Panel on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change

Report of the High Level Panel on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change

14th December 2017 South Africa’s statute books tell the story of the country’s history of conquest, domination and racial segregation. The Masters and Servants Act... 

Commodities and Development Report 2017

Commodities and Development Report 2017

13th December 2017 The trend of increasing commodity prices that lasted for about 10 years between 2003 and 2012 has given way to lower global prices. It is now... 

Eskom study on the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) (2017)

Eskom study on the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) (2017)

12th December 2017 The Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2010-30 was promulgated in March 2011. It was indicated at the time that the IRP should be a "living plan" which... 

The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

12th December 2017 As the debate about whether the internet is safe for children rages, The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World discusses... 

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Statements

SA: Resignation of Gauteng Health head

SA: Resignation of Gauteng Health head

16th January 2018 The Chairperson of the Select Committee on Social Services welcomes the announcement of the resignation of Dr Barney Selebano as the Head of the... 

DA: Jack Bloom says DA welcomes resignation of Gauteng Health Head Dr Selebano

DA: Jack Bloom says DA welcomes resignation of Gauteng Health Head Dr Selebano

16th January 2018 I welcome the resignation of Dr Barney Selebano, the suspended head of the Gauteng Health Department, although it was inevitable that he would have... 

UDM: #Zuptas to face the music? The Hawks must not stop there

UDM: #Zuptas to face the music? The Hawks must not stop there

16th January 2018 Seemingly the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has woken up to its duty as it was reported that they were looking to seize Gupta assets and... 

SACP: SACP Gauteng urges MEC Panyaza Lesufi to appeal Overvaal school admissions case

SACP: SACP Gauteng urges MEC Panyaza Lesufi to appeal Overvaal school admissions case

16th January 2018 The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Gauteng has noted with deep concern the ruling by the North Gauteng High Court to set aside the Gauteng... 

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Press Offices

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... 

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

1st December 2017 The Department of Justice and Correctional Services has recently published the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Amendment Bill, 2017... 

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