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Sassa to start paying grants through Postbank in February

By: News24Wire      17th January 2018 The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will for the first time make electronic payments to approximately two million social grant... 

Sassa to start paying grants through Postbank in February
Cosatu hopes freezing of assets, commission is 'beginning of end' of Gupta patronage network

Cosatu hopes freezing of assets, commission is 'beginning of end' of Gupta patronage network

By: News24Wire      17th January 2018 The Congress of South African Trade Unions "(Cosatu) said on Tuesday that it hoped freezing the assets of Gupta-linked companies McKinsey and... 

Corruption Watch not confident in Abrahams-led NPA

Corruption Watch not confident in Abrahams-led NPA

By: News24Wire      17th January 2018 Corruption Watch on Tuesday said it was not confident that "robust and competent" criminal proceedings would be launched against individuals... 

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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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SACCI: Trade Conditions Survey - December 2017

SACCI: Trade Conditions Survey - December 2017

17th January 2018 Following on an improving business mood, SACCI’s latest Trade Conditions Survey for December 2017 saw the Trade Expectations Index (TEI) for the... 

YNITU: Decision not to train student nurses in 2018  overturned

YNITU: Decision not to train student nurses in 2018 overturned

17th January 2018 The Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union (YNITU) welcomes the decision by the Gauteng Department of Health MEC, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, to admit 700... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU calls on Gauteng department of health to immediately address the issue of student nurses

NEHAWU: NEHAWU calls on Gauteng department of health to immediately address the issue of student nurses

17th January 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] calls on the Gauteng Department of Health to immediately sort out the issue of... 

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Mbalula must come clean about Mdluli’s golden handshake

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Mbalula must come clean about Mdluli’s golden handshake

17th January 2018 The DA welcomes the announcement by Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula, that suspended Head of Crime Intelligence Richard Mdluli has finally been... 

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Press Offices

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... 

Interview with the author: Marius Botha

Interview with the author: Marius Botha

28th November 2017 The name Marius Botha is well-known to hundreds of students who have completed or are busy completing their Postgraduate Diploma in Financial... 

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