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Draft Education Bill attempts to 'fix what is not broken' – WCED

By: News24Wire      16th November 2017 While Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi labelled criticism of the draft Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill (Bela) "apartheid nostalgia", the... 

Draft Education Bill attempts to 'fix what is not broken' – WCED
Army to be deployed to gang-ridden areas by Christmas - Mbalula

Army to be deployed to gang-ridden areas by Christmas - Mbalula

By: News24Wire      16th November 2017 By Christmas, the army will be deployed to areas worst affected by gang activity, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has promised at the Philippi East... 

South Africa must offer Mugabe political asylum – EFF

South Africa must offer Mugabe political asylum – EFF

By: News24Wire      15th November 2017 The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has thrown its weight behind the military in troubled Zimbabwe by calling for a peaceful transition of power... 

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Two books that tell the unsettling tale of South Africa's descent

Two books that tell the unsettling tale of South Africa's descent

8th November 2017 South Africa has produced two must-read thrillers in the past week. They are non-fiction, yet are as gripping and readable as any page-turner.... 

Cape Town water crisis: 7 myths that must be bust

Cape Town water crisis: 7 myths that must be bust

8th November 2017 One of South Africa’s biggest cities, Cape Town, is gripped by a rising panic. People are haunted by the idea that they may soon have to queue for... 

 What do we know about murder in South Africa?

What do we know about murder in South Africa?

8th November 2017 The most recent crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) revealed that 19 016 murders were recorded in the 2016/17... 

 Kenya: counting the cost of political brinkmanship

Kenya: counting the cost of political brinkmanship

8th November 2017 As the dust settles on Kenya’s divisive repeat elections, there is an understandable urge to move forward, to return to a sense of normalcy. Kenya... 

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Assessment of the Impact of Decisions of the Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Appeal on the Transformation of Society

Assessment of the Impact of Decisions of the Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Appeal on the Transformation of Society

3rd November 2017 The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), together with its partner the University of Fort Hare (UFH), were appointed by the Department of... 

 Paperless Trading: How Does It Impact the Trade System?

Paperless Trading: How Does It Impact the Trade System?

3rd November 2017 This paper is a part of a series run by the World Economic Forum and the World Trade Organization (WTO) focused on e-commerce policy best... 

Sasol will continue to milk Mozambique

Sasol will continue to milk Mozambique

3rd November 2017 Under the title “Exports of Gas from Pande Temane to South Africa: The first major project of the extractive sector frustrates the expectations of... 

 Uprooted by climate change: responding to the growing risk of displacement

Uprooted by climate change: responding to the growing risk of displacement

2nd November 2017 Climate change is already forcing people from their land and homes, and putting many more at risk of displacement in the future. Supercharged... 

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Statements

AU: Statement by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the situation in Zimbabwe

AU: Statement by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the situation in Zimbabwe

16th November 2017 The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is closely following the developments in Zimbabwe. He urges all stakeholders... 

SA: Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 15 November 2017

SA: Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 15 November 2017

16th November 2017 A.    ISSUES IN THE ENVIRONMENT 1.     Investment 1.1. Cabinet welcomes Ford Motor Company’s R3-billion investment into the Silverton Plant,... 

NEHAWU: Nehawu condemns the transporting of corpses using an open trailer

NEHAWU: Nehawu condemns the transporting of corpses using an open trailer

16th November 2017 The National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] condemns the transporting of corpses using an open trailer in Johannesburg this... 

DA: Phumzile van Damme says SABC board’s preferred candidate for CEO is wholly unsuitable

DA: Phumzile van Damme says SABC board’s preferred candidate for CEO is wholly unsuitable

16th November 2017 The DA has been reliably informed by several whistle-blowers that the SABC board’s preferred choice for Group CEO is Alan Mukoki, a candidate... 

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Press Offices

Draft Regulations Relating to the Protection of Personal Information

Draft Regulations Relating to the Protection of Personal Information

26th October 2017 The draft South African Regulations relating to the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (the “POPI Act”), were published on 8... 

Amendments in the final tax bills on tax administration, dispute resolution and value-added tax

Amendments in the final tax bills on tax administration, dispute resolution and value-added tax

26th October 2017 The Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill (TALAB) and Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) were released with the Medium Term Budget Policy... 

ASA’s Weight Gain over Herbex

ASA’s Weight Gain over Herbex

25th October 2017 It appears that the Advertising Standards Authority (“the ASA”) is sharpening its teeth! By way of background, the ASA received numerous complaints... 

Understatement penalties for gross negligence

Understatement penalties for gross negligence

24th October 2017 The Tax Court handed down judgement on 18 August 2017 in the case of ABC Proprietary Limited v C: SARS. The case primarily deals with... 

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