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South Africa renews bid to accelerate digital migration process 

By: African News Agency      19th October 2018 The South African government on Friday announced steps to join fellow African nations which have migrated to broadcast digital terrestrial... 

South Africa renews bid to accelerate digital migration process
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane
DA goes to court to challenge Ramaphosa's reappointment of Gigaba, Dlamini

DA goes to court to challenge Ramaphosa's reappointment of Gigaba, Dlamini

By: News24Wire      19th October 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa's reappointment of Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba and Minister in the Presidency Bathabile Dlamini is expected to... 

Ramaphosa to respond to DA question on VBS next month

Ramaphosa to respond to DA question on VBS next month

By: African News Agency      19th October 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa will be questioned by the opposition about his knowledge of the fraud at VBS Mutual Bank in Parliament next month,... 

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Electrically mobile

Electrically mobile 

12th October 2018 Following a somewhat questionable hiatus in September, petrol and diesel prices resumed their sheer climbs in October, leaving motorist with the... 

South Africa's economy is in a mess. New finance minister must hit the road running

South Africa's economy is in a mess. New finance minister must hit the road running

11th October 2018 The latest reshuffling of South Africa’s finance minister, following the resignation of Nhlanhla Nene and appointment of Tito Mboweni, may have... 

Moral courage and decency irrelevant as South Africa's finance minister resigns

Moral courage and decency irrelevant as South Africa's finance minister resigns

11th October 2018 South Africa’s once-lauded, lately beleaguered Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, has had his resignation accepted by President Cyril Ramaphosa. His... 

 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... 

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Getting the Easy Things Wrong

Getting the Easy Things Wrong

9th October 2018 At around 09.30 this morning, the senior management of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) sat down in a conference room at the... 

 Short-Changed: How the IMF's tax policies are failing women

Short-Changed: How the IMF's tax policies are failing women

9th October 2018 In recent years the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other multilateral institutions have placed an increased emphasis on gender inequality... 

 Attacks on Civic and Democratic Space: Strategies and lessons from ActionAid's response

Attacks on Civic and Democratic Space: Strategies and lessons from ActionAid's response

9th October 2018 Across the world, in both democratic and non-democratic states, we are witnessing flagrant and relentless efforts to undermine democratic values.... 

 Youth, Gender and Social Protection: Rebuilding systems for the 21st century

Youth, Gender and Social Protection: Rebuilding systems for the 21st century

9th October 2018 This paper is an excerpt from AAI’s preliminary report, Youth, Gender and Social Protection: Rebuilding Systems for the 21st Century. It is written... 

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Statements

DA: DA calls on City of Matlosana to account why they bought worthless land for R54 million

DA: DA calls on City of Matlosana to account why they bought worthless land for R54 million

23rd October 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) will table a motion of investigation after the City of Matlosana bought a worthless piece of land for R54 million. The... 

NUM: NUM KZN Region calls for Monde Bala and Charles Ndhlovu to both vacate GM and HR Manager's positions

NUM: NUM KZN Region calls for Monde Bala and Charles Ndhlovu to both vacate GM and HR Manager's positions

23rd October 2018 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has always been saying Monde Bala and Charles Ndhlovu are the worst managers at Eskom in KwaZulu-Natal.... 

NICD: NICD statement on a reported “outbreak” of MDR-TB in South Africa

NICD: NICD statement on a reported “outbreak” of MDR-TB in South Africa

23rd October 2018 South Africa features amongst the top 30 countries with the highest burden of tuberculosis (TB) as well as drug resistant and HIV associated TB.... 

SAFTU: SAFTU alarmed at violent and fatal assaults on workers

SAFTU: SAFTU alarmed at violent and fatal assaults on workers

23rd October 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions is alarmed by the rising number of violent and sometimes fatal attacks on workers. In just this month... 

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Press Offices

Euthanasia – My life, my choice?

Euthanasia – My life, my choice?

4th October 2018 Euthanasia, with its etymology rooted in the Greek language, meaning "good death", is a contentious as well as paramount conversation that needs to... 

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... 

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State capture – again

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