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ANC MP calls for Mahumapelo to appear before Gupta citizenship inquiry

By: News24Wire      25th April 2018 Embattled North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo could be summoned to a home affairs portfolio committee inquiry into the Guptas' naturalisation if... 

ANC MP calls for Mahumapelo to appear before Gupta citizenship inquiry
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Congo presidential hopeful rejects any deal with Kabila

Congo presidential hopeful rejects any deal with Kabila

By: Reuters     25th April 2018 Congolese opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi rejected suggestions that he might do a deal with President Joseph Kabila, at a rally which passed off... 

 EFF supports Saftu general strike

EFF supports Saftu general strike

By: African News Agency      24th April 2018 The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Tuesday urged South Africans to down tools and support the national strike against the R20 minimum wage... 

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Does moving to a city mean a better life? New evidence

Does moving to a city mean a better life? New evidence

17th April 2018 Moving to a city in search of work seems to pay off for many poor people in the countryside. Data that track changes over time indicate that as... 

Weaning African leaders off addiction to power is an ongoing struggle

Weaning African leaders off addiction to power is an ongoing struggle

17th April 2018 Some African countries have recorded democratic victories in the past 12 months. Ethiopia has a new leader whose ascent holds great promise for... 

Small-scale farmers should be at the centre of land reform in South Africa

Small-scale farmers should be at the centre of land reform in South Africa

17th April 2018 Smallholder farming has been neglected over the past 23 years of South Africa’s attempt to redistribute land taken away from black people during... 

 Africa needs a revolution in education

Africa needs a revolution in education

16th April 2018 While education worldwide, especially for girls, has improved, the gap between Africa and the rest of the world is wide and the continent doesn’t... 

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Incubating policy for economic transformation: lessons from Nepal

Incubating policy for economic transformation: lessons from Nepal

9th April 2018 A substantial body of theory now exists on economically sound and politically smart ways of jump-starting progress in poor developing countries. At... 

A Bitter Harvest – Child Labor and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe

A Bitter Harvest – Child Labor and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe

6th April 2018 In November 2017, President Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule of Zimbabwe came to an end on the back of military intervention, and Emmerson Mnangagwa,... 

 Digital Identity: On the Threshold of a Digital Identity Revolution

Digital Identity: On the Threshold of a Digital Identity Revolution

6th April 2018 This paper explores current digital identity systems and the trends that will have a significant impact in the future. It examines how identity and... 

Aid, security and Britain’s role in the world: proposals for coherent government action

Aid, security and Britain’s role in the world: proposals for coherent government action

6th April 2018 How can the UK government institute a more integrated approach to promoting peaceful, secure, resilient and prosperous societies across the... 

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Statements

DWS: Statement on latest dam levels

DWS: Statement on latest dam levels

25th April 2018 The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) this week released its weekly report on dam levels which indicates that rains in the past month have... 

SA: Labour Committee says claims of National Minimum Wage Bill rejected and sent back to department are misleading

SA: Labour Committee says claims of National Minimum Wage Bill rejected and sent back to department are misleading

25th April 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Labour has noted the misleading statements made in the public sphere that Parliament has “sent back” the National... 

DA: Bridget Masango says DA opposes VAT increases in public hearings

DA: Bridget Masango says DA opposes VAT increases in public hearings

25th April 2018 The DA attended the VAT public hearings that were held today in Parliament before the Standing Committee on Finance (SCOF) where we reiterated our... 

DA: Refiloe Nt’sekhe says Ramaphosa fiddles while North West and Eastern Cape burn

DA: Refiloe Nt’sekhe says Ramaphosa fiddles while North West and Eastern Cape burn

25th April 2018 The Democratic Alliance once again appeals to ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa, to listen to the people’s call for North West Premier, Supra... 

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Press Offices

South Africa’s first biomass project under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme  reaches financial close

South Africa’s first biomass project under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme reaches financial close

12th April 2018 The first biomass project to be concluded under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), the... 

Debt relief measures may provide (some) relief

Debt relief measures may provide (some) relief

12th April 2018 The proposed debt relief measures in the 2017 amendments to section 19 and paragraph 12A of the Eighth Schedule of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962... 

Disrupting the Disrupted: The Dawn of Fintech Regulation in the Twin Peaks New World Order

Disrupting the Disrupted: The Dawn of Fintech Regulation in the Twin Peaks New World Order

12th April 2018 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has effectively broken the regulator blood oath taken in 2014 that had frozen the South African... 

Proactive attorney wins 2017 Best Article Award

Proactive attorney wins 2017 Best Article Award

12th April 2018 Johannesburg attorney, Emile Myburgh’s article on ‘Holding delinquent directors personally liable’ has won him the 2017 LexisNexis Prize for Legal... 

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