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Uncertainty within DA over Maimane's Western Cape premier candidature

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane's decision to consider standing as the party's Western Cape premier candidate has set the cat among... 

Uncertainty within DA over Maimane's Western Cape premier candidature
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Western Cape farmers call for easing of water restrictions to repair drought damage

Western Cape farmers call for easing of water restrictions to repair drought damage

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 Western Cape farmers are calling on government to reveal how much water they are likely to be allocated this summer, so they can make plans to fix... 

Ramaphosa speaks out against 'counter revolutionaries' plotting to oust him

Ramaphosa speaks out against 'counter revolutionaries' plotting to oust him

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 Now is not the time to focus on pointless meetings, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday, breaking his silence on claims that his predecessor,... 

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The top 1% of incomes are increasing rapidly even with low economic growth

The top 1% of incomes are increasing rapidly even with low economic growth

12th September 2018 We use tax data (which include accurate data for the very rich) to investigate the patterns of income growth over the period 2003 to 2016. Despite... 

 South Africa is at war with itself

South Africa is at war with itself

12th September 2018 South African society is becoming more, not less, violent. This was confirmed by the 2017/18 crime statistics released by the South African Police... 

Peace prospects are much higher in the Horn of Africa. But obstacles remain

Peace prospects are much higher in the Horn of Africa. But obstacles remain

12th September 2018 It’s just five months since Abiy Ahmed took over as Ethiopian Prime Minister yet the pace of change in the Horn of Africa has been simply... 

Jacob Zuma + Cyril Ramaphosa = Recession (how did KZN survive in 2009?)

Jacob Zuma + Cyril Ramaphosa = Recession (how did KZN survive in 2009?)

11th September 2018 There have been mixed reactions to the visit of African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa to KwaZulu-Natal this past weekend. His... 

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An Everyday Lesson: #ENDviolence in Schools

An Everyday Lesson: #ENDviolence in Schools

7th September 2018 Globally, half of students aged 13–15 experience peer-to-peer violence in and around school. This violence has short-term effects on their... 

Obstacles to Justice and Remedy for Sexual Assault Survivors in Mauritania

Obstacles to Justice and Remedy for Sexual Assault Survivors in Mauritania

6th September 2018 In July 2016, 15-year old “Rouhiya” fled her sexually abusive father and sought refuge at the house of a 23-year-old man who had promised to marry... 

Measuring the potential contribution of development finance institutions to economic transformation

Measuring the potential contribution of development finance institutions to economic transformation

5th September 2018 Economic transformation is defined as the continuous process of moving labour and other resources from low- to high-productivity sectors... 

 Annual Report 2017-2018

Annual Report 2017-2018

5th September 2018 The year was marked by strong achievement, even by the standards of an organisation in which exceptional performance is the rule. Working to... 

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TUCOSWA: Communist Party of Swaziland supports national protest action against Mswati autocracy as declared by Trade Union Congress of Swaziland

TUCOSWA: Communist Party of Swaziland supports national protest action against Mswati autocracy as declared by Trade Union Congress of Swaziland

17th September 2018 The Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) has declared a national protest action to begin on Tuesday 18 September 2018. From Tuesday TUCOSWA... 

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity and other mining unions to sign a wage agreement with AngloGold Ashanti today

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity and other mining unions to sign a wage agreement with AngloGold Ashanti today

17th September 2018 Solidarity and other mining unions, including Amcu, will sign a three year wage agreement with AngloGold Ashanti at the Birchwood Conference Centre... 

SA: Police Committee asks for investigation and review of SAPS security at parliament

SA: Police Committee asks for investigation and review of SAPS security at parliament

14th September 2018 The National Commissioner of Police will be called to Parliament to explain the lack of proper security measures at Parliament following the... 

MC: Minerals Council welcomes the launch of Mandela Mining Precinct and MEMSA

MC: Minerals Council welcomes the launch of Mandela Mining Precinct and MEMSA

14th September 2018 The Minerals Council South Africa (Minerals Council) today welcomed the launch of the Mandela Mining Precinct and the Mining Equipment... 

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Press Offices

The liability of directors in cyberspace

The liability of directors in cyberspace

4th September 2018 Cyber risks are evolving on a near daily basis posing countless threats to companies, and accordingly, directors need to stay abreast of legal... 

Reinstated Employees Can Become Untouchable

Reinstated Employees Can Become Untouchable

3rd September 2018 The Labour Relations Act (LRA) requires that, where a dismissal is unfair,  reinstatement must be considered ahead of any other remedy.... 

Waging the War on Minimum Wage in South Africa

Waging the War on Minimum Wage in South Africa

31st August 2018 South Africa's labour market, currently fraught with high rates of poverty, inequality and unemployment, will soon see an overhaul as far as... 

Mining: Finding solutions to the unintended consequences of poor policy

Mining: Finding solutions to the unintended consequences of poor policy

30th August 2018 Government, under the leadership of President Cyril Ramaphosa, is seeking to stimulate growth and encourage greater investment in South Africa.... 

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