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SA musicians help save water

By: Thabi Madiba     17th November 2017 With the severe water shortages facing the city of Cape Town, South African musicians are taking part in an innovative initiative, led by Sanlam,... 

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Police tried to get warrant for my arrest - Jacques Pauw

Police tried to get warrant for my arrest - Jacques Pauw

By: News24Wire      17th November 2017 Author and investigative journalist Jacques Pauw says he heard that a police officer tried to secure a warrant for his arrest in Pietermaritzburg... 

South Sudan ruling party factions sign agreement

South Sudan ruling party factions sign agreement

By: African News Agency      17th November 2017 A unification agreement to rebuild trust and confidence has been signed by two rival factions of South Sudan’s ruling Sudan People’s Liberation... 

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Non-violence is essential to respect human dignity

Non-violence is essential to respect human dignity

13th November 2017 Much media coverage currently focuses on the “race” for the ANC presidency, “slates” of individuals who would apparently form part of the... 

Top 10 technologically advanced countries in Africa

Top 10 technologically advanced countries in Africa

10th November 2017 African countries have a long road to travel to advance to the level of technological capacity common in the developed world. However, some African... 

Zuma's allies are once again gung-ho about nuclear. Will they get their way?

Zuma's allies are once again gung-ho about nuclear. Will they get their way?

10th November 2017 South Africa’s nuclear build programme seems to be back on the agenda after earlier indications that it was dead. Recent comments by President... 

South African president's last ditch effort to ram through a nuclear power deal

South African president's last ditch effort to ram through a nuclear power deal

10th November 2017 South African President Jacob Zuma’s term of office has been characterised by an absence of vision and associated initiatives. Zuma is instead... 

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Climate finance fundamentals 1: the principles and criteria of public climate finance (2017 update)

Climate finance fundamentals 1: the principles and criteria of public climate finance (2017 update)

7th November 2017 Climate finance fundamentals present short introductory briefings on various aspects of international climate finance, designed for readers new to... 

Climate finance fundamentals 2: the global climate finance architecture (2017 update)

Climate finance fundamentals 2: the global climate finance architecture (2017 update)

7th November 2017 Climate finance fundamentals present short introductory briefings on various aspects of international climate finance, designed for readers new to... 

Climate finance fundamentals 11: the Green Climate Fund (2017 update)

Climate finance fundamentals 11: the Green Climate Fund (2017 update)

7th November 2017 This series of short, introductory briefings are designed for readers new to the debate on global climate change financing.  In light of the fast... 

Assessment of the Impact of Decisions of the Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Appeal on the Transformation of Society

Assessment of the Impact of Decisions of the Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Appeal on the Transformation of Society

3rd November 2017 The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), together with its partner the University of Fort Hare (UFH), were appointed by the Department of... 

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Statements

SA: Michael Sachs set to join the Gauteng Provincial Government

SA: Michael Sachs set to join the Gauteng Provincial Government

19th November 2017 Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, has requested the Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, to facilitate the lateral transfer of Michael Sachs, the Deputy... 

SASWU: ASWU shocked at reports on Bongani Bongo

SASWU: ASWU shocked at reports on Bongani Bongo

19th November 2017 The South African Security Workers union (SASWU) has noted with shock reports in the Business Day implicating the minister of state security Mr... 

DA: Stevens Mokgalapa says the EFF does not care about the greater good of Zimbabwe

DA: Stevens Mokgalapa says the EFF does not care about the greater good of Zimbabwe

19th November 2017 The DA notes with grave concern the Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) statement, calling on the South African government to grant Zimbabwean... 

SAA: SAA operating normal flight schedules between Johannesburg and Zimbabwe

SAA: SAA operating normal flight schedules between Johannesburg and Zimbabwe

17th November 2017 South African Airways (SAA) would to clarify that its operations between Johannesburg and Zimbabwe remain in place in spite of the prevailing... 

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Press Offices

East Africa stands its ground among world’s ‘best’ in international arbitration

East Africa stands its ground among world’s ‘best’ in international arbitration

1st November 2017 Although international arbitrators from the United Kingdom, France and the United States are generally considered to be among the “best in the... 

National Treasury shows some flexibility on share buy-back rules (but not a lot)

National Treasury shows some flexibility on share buy-back rules (but not a lot)

1st November 2017 The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB), released on 25 October 2017, proposes measures intended to target certain share buy-back and dividend... 

Interview with David Clegg

Interview with David Clegg

1st November 2017 With over 7 publications and 220 articles to his name, David Clegg is undoubtedly one of South Africa’s most prolific tax authors. We touched base... 

South African Labour Legislation and the Gig Economy: The Uber Case

South African Labour Legislation and the Gig Economy: The Uber Case

31st October 2017 In recent years, the world has seen a marked growth in a sub-category of the services sector which is often referred to as the “gig” or... 

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