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Rand drops on Zuma's suprise 'pro-nuclear' Cabinet reshuffle

By: News24Wire      17th October 2017 The rand lost more than 0.5% within minutes of President Jacob Zuma's announcement of yet another surprise Cabinet reshuffle. The biggest move is... 

 Rand drops on Zuma's suprise 'pro-nuclear' Cabinet reshuffle
Duduzane Zuma to be prosecuted by Gerrie Nel

Duduzane Zuma to be prosecuted by Gerrie Nel

By: News24Wire      17th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma will be the first person to be hauled before AfriForum's private prosecuting unit, the lobby group... 

Nzimande axed in another Cabinet reshuffle

Nzimande axed in another Cabinet reshuffle

By: Anine Kilian     17th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma has again made changes to his Cabinet. The Presidency said in a statement on Tuesday that Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize has been... 

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 OGP in Africa: Another sharp tool in the governance toolbox

OGP in Africa: Another sharp tool in the governance toolbox

10th October 2017 The recent Open Government Partnership (OGP) High Level Event on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly brought sad tidings for OGP... 

No way to verify whether 80% of same-sex marriages in SA are by Afrikaans speakers

No way to verify whether 80% of same-sex marriages in SA are by Afrikaans speakers

10th October 2017 More than a decade ago South Africa became the first African country to legalise same-sex marriages. But the bulk of these weddings take place... 

Betrayal and recovering trust?

Betrayal and recovering trust?

9th October 2017 Hardly a day passes without new revelations of state capture, corruption and other forms of malgovernance. These emanate from the Public... 

Taking stock of Uganda’s economy 55 years after independence

Taking stock of Uganda’s economy 55 years after independence

9th October 2017 October 9 marks 55 years since Uganda’s independence in 1962. The country’s economy has seen many changes during this time, affected by periods of... 

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Recommendations

From early warning to early action in Somalia

From early warning to early action in Somalia

5th October 2017 More than three years after it was initiated in the aftermath of the 2011 famine, the early-warning, early-action trigger mechanism for Somalia... 

Electricity storage and renewables: Costs and markets to 2030

Electricity storage and renewables: Costs and markets to 2030

5th October 2017 Battery electricity storage is a key technology in the world’s transition to a sustainable energy system. Battery systems can support a wide range... 

Report on unauthorised, irregular, and fruitless and wasteful spending in national government departments

Report on unauthorised, irregular, and fruitless and wasteful spending in national government departments

4th October 2017 AfriForum, as part of its national whistle-blower campaign, released a report today that exposes the total accumulated misappropriation of R16... 

Information Economy Report 2017

Information Economy Report 2017

4th October 2017 These are still the early days of the digital economy. But already it is clear that it has had, and will continue to have, globally transformative... 

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Statements

SAFTU: SAFTU’s submission to the Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises

SAFTU: SAFTU’s submission to the Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises

17th October 2017 1. The South African Federation of Trade Unions was shocked when Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s told the COSATU Central Executive Committee on 30... 

SA: Committee concerned by Minister's silence

SA: Committee concerned by Minister's silence

17th October 2017 The Select Committee on Social Services is concerned that the Minister of Home Affairs has not shared with the Committee the reasons for the... 

SACP: SACP on the removal of Blade Nzimande from the Cabinet

SACP: SACP on the removal of Blade Nzimande from the Cabinet

17th October 2017 The South African Communist Party has learnt about the factional removal from Cabinet of the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade... 

SA: Minister Mapisa-Nqakula attends 75th commemoration of the Battle of El Alamein in Egypt

SA: Minister Mapisa-Nqakula attends 75th commemoration of the Battle of El Alamein in Egypt

17th October 2017 On Saturday, October 21, 2017, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will represent South Africa at the 75th... 

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Press Offices

Baker McKenzie announces new managing partner and key leadership appointments in South Africa

Baker McKenzie announces new managing partner and key leadership appointments in South Africa

3rd October 2017 Global law firm Baker McKenzie has announced Morne van der Merwe’s appointment as managing partner of its Johannesburg office. In addition, Darryl... 

Turning information into insight in procurement

Turning information into insight in procurement

2nd October 2017 Decisions and consequences go hand-in-hand. This is why having adequate, relevant information at your fingertips is a critical aspect of any... 

Confessions do not always merit dismissal

Confessions do not always merit dismissal

2nd October 2017 Employers are entitled to use confessions as evidence in disciplinary hearings. However, just because an employee makes a confession this does not... 

International construction contract changes to reduce common disputes

International construction contract changes to reduce common disputes

29th September 2017 New FIDIC standard form contract documents are almost ready to be adopted by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers. The Rainbow... 

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