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Home Affairs DG's challenge of suspension to be heard in court

By: News24Wire      17th October 2017 Director-general of the department of home affairs Mkuseli Apleni is expected to challenge his suspension by Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize... 

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Mandela slates 'insensitive' proposal to exclude coloured and Indian BEE contractors

Mandela slates 'insensitive' proposal to exclude coloured and Indian BEE contractors

By: News24Wire      17th October 2017 A proposal to exclude South Africans who are coloured and those of Indian descent from lucrative state contracts in KwaZulu-Natal is ill-conceived... 

Eastern Cape endorses Ramaphosa for ANC president

Eastern Cape endorses Ramaphosa for ANC president

By: News24Wire      17th October 2017 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's presidential campaign has received another boost with a second province endorsing him to take over the reins in... 

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 Africa’s future: seven key trends

Africa’s future: seven key trends

10th October 2017 Opportunities for progress abound in Africa, but governments need to make more strategic investments to improve the development prospects for all... 

 OGP in Africa: Another sharp tool in the governance toolbox

OGP in Africa: Another sharp tool in the governance toolbox

10th October 2017 The recent Open Government Partnership (OGP) High Level Event on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly brought sad tidings for OGP... 

No way to verify whether 80% of same-sex marriages in SA are by Afrikaans speakers

No way to verify whether 80% of same-sex marriages in SA are by Afrikaans speakers

10th October 2017 More than a decade ago South Africa became the first African country to legalise same-sex marriages. But the bulk of these weddings take place... 

Betrayal and recovering trust?

Betrayal and recovering trust?

9th October 2017 Hardly a day passes without new revelations of state capture, corruption and other forms of malgovernance. These emanate from the Public... 

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 Agroecology, Empowerment and Resilience: Lessons from ActionAid's Agroecology and Resilience project

Agroecology, Empowerment and Resilience: Lessons from ActionAid's Agroecology and Resilience project

9th October 2017 West Africa is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts. Following a severe drought in the region in 2012, ActionAid initiated the Agroecology... 

Sexual Violence by Armed Groups in the Central African Republic

Sexual Violence by Armed Groups in the Central African Republic

6th October 2017 Since late 2012, the Central African Republic has been wracked by bloody armed conflict in which civilians have paid the price. Armed groups have... 

From early warning to early action in Somalia

From early warning to early action in Somalia

5th October 2017 More than three years after it was initiated in the aftermath of the 2011 famine, the early-warning, early-action trigger mechanism for Somalia... 

Electricity storage and renewables: Costs and markets to 2030

Electricity storage and renewables: Costs and markets to 2030

5th October 2017 Battery electricity storage is a key technology in the world’s transition to a sustainable energy system. Battery systems can support a wide range... 

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Statements

SA: Committee concerned by Minister's silence

SA: Committee concerned by Minister's silence

17th October 2017 The Select Committee on Social Services is concerned that the Minister of Home Affairs has not shared with the Committee the reasons for the... 

SACP: SACP on the removal of Blade Nzimande from the Cabinet

SACP: SACP on the removal of Blade Nzimande from the Cabinet

17th October 2017 The South African Communist Party has learnt about the factional removal from Cabinet of the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade... 

SA: Minister Mapisa-Nqakula attends 75th commemoration of the Battle of El Alamein in Egypt

SA: Minister Mapisa-Nqakula attends 75th commemoration of the Battle of El Alamein in Egypt

17th October 2017 On Saturday, October 21, 2017, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will represent South Africa at the 75th... 

DA: Mmusi Maimane on Cabinet reshuffle: Axing Blade escalates ANC war

DA: Mmusi Maimane on Cabinet reshuffle: Axing Blade escalates ANC war

17th October 2017 The DA is not surprised by President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle, the latest move in Zuma’s war against anyone who opposes his project of State... 

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Press Offices

SA Constitution comes to the fore in North African cargo dispute

SA Constitution comes to the fore in North African cargo dispute

4th October 2017 At first glance, it might seem unlikely that South Africa’s Constitution could be instrumental in deciding a cargo dispute with its roots in a... 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – September 2017

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – September 2017

4th October 2017 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008 

New requirements for waiving debt owed by dormant group companies

New requirements for waiving debt owed by dormant group companies

4th October 2017 Currently, debt waiver provisions in the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 (ITA) are dealt with in section 19 and paragraph 12A of the Eighth Schedule. A... 

Is it possible for me to get out of my commercial lease?

Is it possible for me to get out of my commercial lease?

3rd October 2017 Emma Jane Jones, a psychologist, and her friend Amy Bloggs, a paediatrician have rented premises from a company ABC Holdings (Pty) Ltd (“the... 

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