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South Africa elected chair of ACF

18th October 2018 South Africa has been elected chair of the continental competition body, the African Competition Forum (ACF).   The body, which comprises 31... 

South Africa elected chair of ACF
Ethiopian soldiers who marched on palace wanted to abort reforms – PM

Ethiopian soldiers who marched on palace wanted to abort reforms – PM

By: Reuters     18th October 2018 Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday that soldiers who marched on his palace last week had had "nefarious aims" to stop reforms... 

Robert Mugabe Junior allegedly pressurising model to drop assault case against Grace

Robert Mugabe Junior allegedly pressurising model to drop assault case against Grace

By: African News Agency      18th October 2018 One of the sons of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has allegedly been pressurising Gabriella Engels, the Johannesburg model who filed... 

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 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... 

 Good mental healthcare should be part of peacebuilding

Good mental healthcare should be part of peacebuilding

10th October 2018 The negative impact of armed conflict on the mental health of combatants is well documented. But it wasn’t until about two decades ago that... 

Cameroon presidential poll underscores the need for term limits

Cameroon presidential poll underscores the need for term limits

9th October 2018 The official results of Cameroon’s October 7, 2018 presidential election are due in two weeks. But they’re not expected to yield any surprises.... 

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Land governance and inclusive business in agriculture: advancing the debate

Land governance and inclusive business in agriculture: advancing the debate

9th October 2018 There is growing business interest in investing in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries, just as several governments are looking to... 

State Capture – Pule G. Selepe

State Capture – Pule G. Selepe

9th October 2018 State Capture is corruption of a special type, which involves powerful private individuals or even organisations which exert undue, illegitimate... 

Evaluating renewable energy manufacturing potential in the Arab region: Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates

Evaluating renewable energy manufacturing potential in the Arab region: Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates

8th October 2018 This study assesses the potential for manufacturing renewable energy components in Jordan, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates. All three... 

Localisation: opportunities and challenges for protection in disaster response

Localisation: opportunities and challenges for protection in disaster response

8th October 2018 Much debate about reform and improving the effectiveness of humanitarian aid in recent years has revolved around ‘localisation’, a prominent theme... 

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Nehawu Is Currently On Strike At NDA

Nehawu Is Currently On Strike At NDA

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th October 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] is currently on strike at the National Development Agency [NDA]. The strike comes... 

Justice And Correctional Services Portfolio Committee Notes Non-implementation Of Remedial Action By State Institutions

Justice And Correctional Services Portfolio Committee Notes Non-implementation Of Remedial Action By State Institutions

17th October 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today had a briefing from the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) on its annual... 

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... 

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Press Offices

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... 

The Rising Tide of Tax Disputes

The Rising Tide of Tax Disputes

2nd October 2018 New research from Baker McKenzie, The Shape of Water: Tax Disputes in the Age of Intangible Value, shows that the amount of tax under dispute in... 

How to navigate HR processes in a complex legal ecosystem

How to navigate HR processes in a complex legal ecosystem

2nd October 2018 Speaking at the Knowledge Dome, as part of the HR Indaba to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre on the 3rd - 4th of October, legal expert Yoni... 

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State capture – again

Breaking with Zumaism

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