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Zuma promises ‘seamless’ ANC transition at energy indaba that sidesteps IRP debate

By: Terence Creamer     7th December 2017 President Jacob Zuma used his address at the Energy Indaba, taking place in Johannesburg this week, to assure business and investors that the... 

Zuma promises ‘seamless’ ANC transition at energy indaba that sidesteps IRP debate
President Jacob Zuma and Energy Minister David Mahlobo
The economy must develop young scientists – Ramaphosa

The economy must develop young scientists – Ramaphosa

By: Sane Dhlamini     7th December 2017 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the keynote address at the third Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) on Thursday in Pretoria and stressed... 

New SSA vetting sanctions in the pipeline – Fraser

New SSA vetting sanctions in the pipeline – Fraser

By: News24Wire      7th December 2017 The State Security Agency (SSA) and Parliament's joint standing committee on intelligence are drafting new regulations around vetting procedures at... 

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South Africa should prepare for the worst case scenario: seeking help from the IMF

South Africa should prepare for the worst case scenario: seeking help from the IMF

1st December 2017 Prudence teaches that societies experiencing difficult and uncertain times should hope for the best but prepare for the worst. South Africa should... 

Three decades on, stigma still stymies HIV prevention and treatment

Three decades on, stigma still stymies HIV prevention and treatment

1st December 2017 There have been great strides and many important victories in the fight against HIV. Scientific innovations and sustained investment have been the... 

 The world’s most dangerous peacekeeping mission?

The world’s most dangerous peacekeeping mission?

1st December 2017 Batangafo is a small, nondescript town of about 20 000 people in north-west Central African Republic (CAR). It’s only a few hundred kilometres away... 

Eskom’s tin ear

Eskom’s tin ear

1st December 2017 There very were few sharp exchanges during the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa’s) public hearings into Eskom’s 2018/19 revenue... 

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Industrialize Africa - Strategies, Policies, Institutions, and Financing

Industrialize Africa - Strategies, Policies, Institutions, and Financing

23rd November 2017 A new report released by the African Development Bank (AfDB) calls for the industrialization of the continent with a focus on smart industrial... 

A promise of tomorrow: the effects of UNHCR and UNICEF cash assistance on Syrian refugees in Jordan

A promise of tomorrow: the effects of UNHCR and UNICEF cash assistance on Syrian refugees in Jordan

22nd November 2017 The more than 658,000 Syrian refugees living in Jordan face a highly uncertain future. They cannot go home, given the ongoing conflict and... 

The future of Banking: A South African perspective

The future of Banking: A South African perspective

21st November 2017 outh Africa’s banking industry is rapidly evolving in response to regulatory changes, economic pressures, technological advances and innovation in... 

 Turning to renewables: Climate-safe energy solutions

Turning to renewables: Climate-safe energy solutions

20th November 2017 The Paris Agreement has called for reducing carbon emissions worldwide. But to sufficiently limit the rise in global temperatures, energy use would... 

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Statements

AfriForum: AfriForum welcomes court judgement regarding Shaun Abrahams

AfriForum: AfriForum welcomes court judgement regarding Shaun Abrahams

8th December 2017 The civil rights organisation AfriForum welcomes the news that Shaun Abrahams, National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), must vacate his... 

SA: Premier Makhura meets with Mayors to discuss state of the Gauteng Economy

SA: Premier Makhura meets with Mayors to discuss state of the Gauteng Economy

8th December 2017 The Gauteng Premier’s Coordinating Forum (PCF) met today to strengthen coordination and implementation of strategies to address poverty,... 

SA: Minister Brown announces new Eskom Board

SA: Minister Brown announces new Eskom Board

8th December 2017 Cabinet has approved a new Board for Eskom on a 3-year term subject to an annual review, and expressed support for Minister of Public Enterprises... 

ANC: ANC mourns the passing of struggle veteran Cde Laloo Chiba

ANC: ANC mourns the passing of struggle veteran Cde Laloo Chiba

8th December 2017 The African National Congress is deeply saddened by the passing of struggle veteran and stalwart of our movement, Comrade Laloo Isu Chiba. Comrade... 

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Interdicting disciplinary proceedings: The Labour Court provides guidance on what may constitute exceptional circumstances

Interdicting disciplinary proceedings: The Labour Court provides guidance on what may constitute exceptional circumstances

20th November 2017 When should the Labour Court prevent an employer from exercising its right to take disciplinary action against employees? In Booysen v Minister of... 

Constitutional Court decides in State Information Technology Agency SOC Limited/Gijima Holdings case

Constitutional Court decides in State Information Technology Agency SOC Limited/Gijima Holdings case

20th November 2017 The Constitutional Court this week handed down judgment in a matter that will be of interest to parties who contract with state owned companies. On... 

Various amendments on the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017

Various amendments on the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017

16th November 2017 In this article covering the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017 (TLAB), we discuss amendments to the Income Tax Act, 1962 (ITA) on the contributed... 

The 2017 AGF Africa Service Providers Awards recognises Webber Wentzel

The 2017 AGF Africa Service Providers Awards recognises Webber Wentzel

15th November 2017 The winners of the annual AGF Africa Service Providers Awards have been announced and Webber was awarded Best legal service: investment funds and... 

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