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Govt trying to bring home S Africans following China visa scam

By: Thabi Madiba     21st June 2018 International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu on Thursday instructed her department to work with the Chinese authorities to have... 

Govt trying to bring home S Africans following China visa scam
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu
North West: Task team to remain, will support new premier – Cabinet

North West: Task team to remain, will support new premier – Cabinet

By: News24Wire      21st June 2018 The inter-ministerial task team handling the administration of the North West province will remain in place to support the incoming premier,... 

Govt to deploy support teams to assist distressed municipalities – Nel

Govt to deploy support teams to assist distressed municipalities – Nel

By: Simone Liedtke     21st June 2018 Government is working to ensure that all distressed and dysfunctional municipalities have access to a district support team by December this year,... 

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Eskom strike and public sector strike

Eskom strike and public sector strike

15th June 2018 A few minutes before the first whistle marking the beginning of the 2018 World Cup, both social media and soccer enthusiasts complained about the... 

What to look for when assessing South Africa's president, Ramaphosa

What to look for when assessing South Africa's president, Ramaphosa

15th June 2018 Now that Cyril Ramaphosa has served as South Africa’s president for more than three months, many pundits and ordinary citizens are assessing his... 

 Is another Boko Haram or al-Shabaab erupting in Mozambique?

Is another Boko Haram or al-Shabaab erupting in Mozambique?

15th June 2018 A sudden upsurge in brutal violence in northern Mozambique, including the beheadings of women and children, has sounded alarms that a violent... 

Power shift

Power shift

15th June 2018 One of the more interesting exchanges during the recent gathering of energy stakeholders in Johannesburg arose as a result of a question posed to... 

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Just Energy Transition: Community Ownership and the Future of Renewable Energy Systems

Just Energy Transition: Community Ownership and the Future of Renewable Energy Systems

8th June 2018 South Africa’s energy sector is a major contributor to the country’s Green House Gas (GHG) emissions, given its dependence on fossil fuels for... 

Inferior Infrastructure in Rural and Township Schools

Inferior Infrastructure in Rural and Township Schools

8th June 2018 Part of the National Development Plan’s vision is that, by 2030, South Africans will have universal early childhood education, high-quality... 

The future prospects of South African universities – Policy and funding options

The future prospects of South African universities – Policy and funding options

8th June 2018 VIEWPOINTS is a new series published by the Centre for Development and Enterprise in which we will be drawing on the expertise of South Africans... 

 How We Can Save (for) Our Future

How We Can Save (for) Our Future

8th June 2018 In the white paper entitled 'We'll Live to 100 - How Can We Afford It?', the challenges facing retirement systems around the world due to increases... 

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Statements

DA: Kingsol Chabalala says despite Premier Makhura’s promise, Emfuleni residents are without water again

DA: Kingsol Chabalala says despite Premier Makhura’s promise, Emfuleni residents are without water again

22nd June 2018 Many areas across Emfuleni are today without water due to cuts by Rand Water. Despite being placed under administration by the Gauteng Provincial... 

Solidarity: Hlaudi plays cat and mouse with the courts

Solidarity: Hlaudi plays cat and mouse with the courts

22nd June 2018 Trade union Solidarity today confirmed that it received an application from Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s legal team in terms of which the former SABC chief... 

PAC: 70 year-old appointment as Premier signifies leaderless society

PAC: 70 year-old appointment as Premier signifies leaderless society

22nd June 2018 Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) have closely been following political trends in the North West province. We have noted the appointment of a... 

PAC: PAC advocates for transparency of donations/funding to parties

PAC: PAC advocates for transparency of donations/funding to parties

22nd June 2018 The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) is one of few political parties which supported the progressive lobby group, My Vote Counts, which... 

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Press Offices

A constitutional endorsement for direct democracy in customary law

A constitutional endorsement for direct democracy in customary law

14th June 2018 In the Royal Bafokeng Nation "a king is a king by virtue of the people" (kgosi ke kgosi ka morafe). This was endorsed by the South African High... 

The robot lawyer is coming - redesigning the business of law in Africa

The robot lawyer is coming - redesigning the business of law in Africa

14th June 2018 Being a good lawyer is no longer enough. In uncertain times, and an increasingly complex world, the market has begun demanding a new pace and scale... 

Intestate Succession: The Legal Consequences of not leaving a valid Will

Intestate Succession: The Legal Consequences of not leaving a valid Will

13th June 2018 The Intestate Succession Act 81 of 1987 (hereinafter the “Act”) regulates the circumstances where a person dies without a Will or where a person... 

IFLR1000 Women Leaders Guide 2018 recognises Webber Wentzel

IFLR1000 Women Leaders Guide 2018 recognises Webber Wentzel

13th June 2018 The IFLR1000 recognised Sally Hutton, Karen Couzyn, Safiyya Patel and Angela Simpson as part of this year’s Women Leaders. Women Leaders is a new... 

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