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Kenyan opposition leader Odinga vows to form rival government

By: African News Agency      18th January 2018 Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has vowed to form a rival government, even if it is based outside the country, when he goes ahead with his... 

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Zuma supporters warn Ramaphosa against firing him now

Zuma supporters warn Ramaphosa against firing him now

By: News24Wire      18th January 2018 While some of Jacob Zuma’s staunch supporters are ready to see him leave the Presidency this week, others have warned party president Cyril... 

SABC confirms Social Development paid for interview

SABC confirms Social Development paid for interview

By: News24Wire      18th January 2018 South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) acting group CEO Nomsa Philiso on Wednesday said it was "not normal" to sell interviews, especially... 

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Afrikaner identity in post-apartheid South Africa remains stuck in whiteness

Afrikaner identity in post-apartheid South Africa remains stuck in whiteness 

9th January 2018 Why is it that when the West was turning away from direct colonialism in the mid-20th century, South Africa shifted to apartheid, an intensified... 

 Known unknowns: the threat of cybercrime in Africa

Known unknowns: the threat of cybercrime in Africa

9th January 2018 The rapid development of technology improves lives and enables more efficient operations in the private and public sectors. The challenges that... 

Settling the land compensation issue is vital for Zimbabwe's economy

Settling the land compensation issue is vital for Zimbabwe's economy

8th January 2018 In his inaugural address the new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, confirmed that land reform was both historically necessary and... 

 Human smuggling and Libya’s political end game

Human smuggling and Libya’s political end game

8th January 2018 Migrant boat crossings in the Mediterranean usually peak around July and August but the number of boats dropped dramatically in 2017. This comes... 

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Report of the High Level Panel on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change

Report of the High Level Panel on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change

14th December 2017 South Africa’s statute books tell the story of the country’s history of conquest, domination and racial segregation. The Masters and Servants Act... 

Commodities and Development Report 2017

Commodities and Development Report 2017

13th December 2017 The trend of increasing commodity prices that lasted for about 10 years between 2003 and 2012 has given way to lower global prices. It is now... 

Eskom study on the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) (2017)

Eskom study on the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) (2017)

12th December 2017 The Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2010-30 was promulgated in March 2011. It was indicated at the time that the IRP should be a "living plan" which... 

The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

12th December 2017 As the debate about whether the internet is safe for children rages, The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World discusses... 

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DA: James Selfe says Zuma must release terms of reference for State Capture Inquiry by tomorrow

DA: James Selfe says Zuma must release terms of reference for State Capture Inquiry by tomorrow

18th January 2018 The DA has written to President Jacob Zuma to demand that he release the terms of reference for the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into State... 

DA: Jack Bloom says more than R2 million paid to Esidimeni officials who have resigned

DA: Jack Bloom says more than R2 million paid to Esidimeni officials who have resigned

18th January 2018 More than R2 million has been paid to the two top Gauteng Health Department officials who have now resigned after being suspended with pay in... 

Afriforum: AfriForum places EFF on terms over hate speech

Afriforum: AfriForum places EFF on terms over hate speech

18th January 2018 The civil rights organisation AfriForum considers laying a complaint of hate speech against the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) after EFF... 

EFF: EFF on Bathabile paying half a million to talk about herself on SABC 3

EFF: EFF on Bathabile paying half a million to talk about herself on SABC 3

18th January 2018 The EFF condemns the Department of Social Development and SABC for exchanging half a million of taxpayers’ money for Bathabile Dlamini to talk... 

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Press Offices

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

4th December 2017 At the CCMA it is the employer who has the full onus of proving that a dismissal was fair. For this reason, when employers are able to catch... 

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

1st December 2017 The Department of Justice and Correctional Services has recently published the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Amendment Bill, 2017... 

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

30th November 2017 Some businesses need water in order to function. The prevailing drought in the Western Cape has led to unpredictable interruptions due to the... 

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

29th November 2017 The South African Competition Commission’s recent price fixing investigations should serve as a warning to businesses in industries that practice... 

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