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ANC retains seats in Gauteng, Western Cape by-elections

By: African News Agency      16th November 2017 The African National Congress (ANC) has retained two seats in the Gauteng and Western Cape during by-elections, the Independent Electoral... 

ANC retains seats in Gauteng, Western Cape by-elections
Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit – senior source

Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit – senior source

By: Reuters     16th November 2017 President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe's only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday, and is resisting... 

All ANC presidential hopefuls 'part of the rot' – Makhosi Khoza

All ANC presidential hopefuls 'part of the rot' – Makhosi Khoza

By: News24Wire      16th November 2017 Former African National Congress (ANC) MP Makhosi Khoza on Thursday said the ANC would not self-correct at its upcoming elective conference in... 

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South Africans in rural areas are saying 'no more'. Why it matters

South Africans in rural areas are saying 'no more'. Why it matters

9th November 2017 The mainstream in South Africa is paying little attention to the world outside the cities. This is a mistake because the future of the country’s... 

 China tests its military muscle in Africa

China tests its military muscle in Africa

9th November 2017 Is the hugely successful film Wolf Warrior 2 a metaphor for China’s growing presence in Africa – and perhaps beyond? It’s an action thriller... 

Two books that tell the unsettling tale of South Africa's descent

Two books that tell the unsettling tale of South Africa's descent

8th November 2017 South Africa has produced two must-read thrillers in the past week. They are non-fiction, yet are as gripping and readable as any page-turner.... 

Cape Town water crisis: 7 myths that must be bust

Cape Town water crisis: 7 myths that must be bust

8th November 2017 One of South Africa’s biggest cities, Cape Town, is gripped by a rising panic. People are haunted by the idea that they may soon have to queue for... 

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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... 

 Paperless Trading: How Does It Impact the Trade System?

Paperless Trading: How Does It Impact the Trade System?

3rd November 2017 This paper is a part of a series run by the World Economic Forum and the World Trade Organization (WTO) focused on e-commerce policy best... 

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Statements

SA: Parliament on situation in Zimbabwe

SA: Parliament on situation in Zimbabwe

16th November 2017 Parliament’s Presiding Officers, on behalf of the National Legislature, welcome the swiftly undertaken efforts by the South African government and... 

FEDUSA: FEDUSA warns against destroying printing industry

FEDUSA: FEDUSA warns against destroying printing industry

16th November 2017 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) and the South African Typographical Union (SATU), the oldest trade union in the printing industry... 

SA: MEC Gwen Ramokgopa briefs Gauteng Legislature on M1 South incident

SA: MEC Gwen Ramokgopa briefs Gauteng Legislature on M1 South incident

16th November 2017 During the sitting of the Gauteng Legislature this morning, Gauteng Department of Health MEC Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, shared the preliminary report on... 

AU: Statement by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the situation in Zimbabwe

AU: Statement by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the situation in Zimbabwe

16th November 2017 The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is closely following the developments in Zimbabwe. He urges all stakeholders... 

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Press Offices

South African Medium Term Budget Policy Statement - “We have the power to change our course”

South African Medium Term Budget Policy Statement - “We have the power to change our course”

27th October 2017 "We have the power to change our course", said the South African Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba in his Medium Term Budget Policy Statement... 

Draft Regulations Relating to the Protection of Personal Information

Draft Regulations Relating to the Protection of Personal Information

26th October 2017 The draft South African Regulations relating to the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (the “POPI Act”), were published on 8... 

Amendments in the final tax bills on tax administration, dispute resolution and value-added tax

Amendments in the final tax bills on tax administration, dispute resolution and value-added tax

26th October 2017 The Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill (TALAB) and Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) were released with the Medium Term Budget Policy... 

ASA’s Weight Gain over Herbex

ASA’s Weight Gain over Herbex

25th October 2017 It appears that the Advertising Standards Authority (“the ASA”) is sharpening its teeth! By way of background, the ASA received numerous complaints... 

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