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Congo's Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response – WHO committee

By: Reuters     18th October 2018 The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up, an emergency... 

Congo's Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response – WHO committee
Ramaphosa orders inquiry at State pension fund

Ramaphosa orders inquiry at State pension fund

By: Reuters     18th October 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday appointed a judicial inquiry into the R2-trillion State pension fund, a government gazette said, following... 

SIU recovered only R34m out of R299m for the State

SIU recovered only R34m out of R299m for the State

By: News24Wire      18th October 2018 The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) could have recovered R299-million in the 2017/2018 financial year, but only managed to recover R34-million for... 

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South Africa's economy is in a mess. New finance minister must hit the road running

South Africa's economy is in a mess. New finance minister must hit the road running

11th October 2018 The latest reshuffling of South Africa’s finance minister, following the resignation of Nhlanhla Nene and appointment of Tito Mboweni, may have... 

Moral courage and decency irrelevant as South Africa's finance minister resigns

Moral courage and decency irrelevant as South Africa's finance minister resigns

11th October 2018 South Africa’s once-lauded, lately beleaguered Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, has had his resignation accepted by President Cyril Ramaphosa. His... 

 With SADC’s poor record of instilling democracy in member states, can it help stabilise Comoros?

With SADC’s poor record of instilling democracy in member states, can it help stabilise Comoros?

11th October 2018 The Southern African Development Community (SADC) inherited a world of trouble when it accepted the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as a... 

South Africa's stimulus package shows power is finely balanced in the ANC

South Africa's stimulus package shows power is finely balanced in the ANC

10th October 2018 The economic stimulus package announced by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa shows that he and his political allies are, contrary to much... 

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Getting the Easy Things Wrong

Getting the Easy Things Wrong

9th October 2018 At around 09.30 this morning, the senior management of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) sat down in a conference room at the... 

 Short-Changed: How the IMF's tax policies are failing women

Short-Changed: How the IMF's tax policies are failing women

9th October 2018 In recent years the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other multilateral institutions have placed an increased emphasis on gender inequality... 

 Attacks on Civic and Democratic Space: Strategies and lessons from ActionAid's response

Attacks on Civic and Democratic Space: Strategies and lessons from ActionAid's response

9th October 2018 Across the world, in both democratic and non-democratic states, we are witnessing flagrant and relentless efforts to undermine democratic values.... 

 Youth, Gender and Social Protection: Rebuilding systems for the 21st century

Youth, Gender and Social Protection: Rebuilding systems for the 21st century

9th October 2018 This paper is an excerpt from AAI’s preliminary report, Youth, Gender and Social Protection: Rebuilding Systems for the 21st Century. It is written... 

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Statements

Outa: Sanral’s e-toll threats out of touch with reality

Outa: Sanral’s e-toll threats out of touch with reality

17th October 2018 Outa believes that Sanral’s proposals to the Parliamentary Committee on Transport on Tuesday 16th October, about the various ways they intend to... 

Inter-ministerial Committee On Revitalisation Of Distressed Mining Communities Assess Progress In Addressing Developmental Challenges In Mining Towns And Labour-sending Areas

Inter-ministerial Committee On Revitalisation Of Distressed Mining Communities Assess Progress In Addressing Developmental Challenges In Mining Towns And Labour-sending Areas

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th October 2018 Meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on the revitalisation of distressed mining communities held on 16 October 2018   The IMC on the... 

Basic Education Sector To Clamp Down On Sexual Offenders With Tough New Measures

Basic Education Sector To Clamp Down On Sexual Offenders With Tough New Measures

17th October 2018 The Department of Basic Education welcomes the ground breaking collective agreements reached with teacher unions in the basic education sector.... 

DA Leader Maimane requests urgent Parliamentary debate on VBS heist

DA Leader Maimane requests urgent Parliamentary debate on VBS heist

17th October 2018 The blatant theft of almost R2 billion from VBS bank accounts by rich politicians, politically connected businesspersons, and their associates is... 

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Dishonesty In The Workplace - Why It Is A Deal Breaker?

Dishonesty In The Workplace - Why It Is A Deal Breaker?

5th October 2018 It goes without saying that dishonest Employees should be dismissed from their employment. Why would dishonest Employees (even some that had... 

Euthanasia – My life, my choice?

Euthanasia – My life, my choice?

4th October 2018 Euthanasia, with its etymology rooted in the Greek language, meaning "good death", is a contentious as well as paramount conversation that needs to... 

Supreme Court ruling clarifies contentious National Credit Act issue

Supreme Court ruling clarifies contentious National Credit Act issue

3rd October 2018 The Supreme Court Ruling on the 28 of September 2018 finally made clear one of the most contentious interpretations of the National Credit Act... 

Reporting Obligations Of Directors In Terms Of The Companies Act – Reckless Trading And Personal Liability

Reporting Obligations Of Directors In Terms Of The Companies Act – Reckless Trading And Personal Liability

2nd October 2018 Directors are obligated to report financial distress – failure to do so might result in personal liability.   The Companies Act No. 71 of 2008 (the... 

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