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Gauteng education dept says it has placed only a fraction of learners for 2018

By: African News Agency      16th January 2018 The Gauteng province’s education department has placed only 2,565 new learners in schools for the 2018 academic year out of 32,935 applicants,... 

Gauteng education dept says it has placed only a fraction of learners for 2018
R50bn expected to be seized in 17 State capture cases – AFU

R50bn expected to be seized in 17 State capture cases – AFU

By: News24Wire      16th January 2018 The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) is hoping to seize at least R50-billion in 17 cases it is currently investigating related to State capture, acting... 

New app-based bank to launch in South Africa late 2018

New app-based bank to launch in South Africa late 2018

By: African News Agency      16th January 2018 A new app-driven bank is set to launch in South Africa after getting a provisional licence from monetary authorities, the institution said on... 

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 Known unknowns: the threat of cybercrime in Africa

Known unknowns: the threat of cybercrime in Africa

9th January 2018 The rapid development of technology improves lives and enables more efficient operations in the private and public sectors. The challenges that... 

Settling the land compensation issue is vital for Zimbabwe's economy

Settling the land compensation issue is vital for Zimbabwe's economy

8th January 2018 In his inaugural address the new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, confirmed that land reform was both historically necessary and... 

 Human smuggling and Libya’s political end game

Human smuggling and Libya’s political end game

8th January 2018 Migrant boat crossings in the Mediterranean usually peak around July and August but the number of boats dropped dramatically in 2017. This comes... 

Quarterly Competition Review

Quarterly Competition Review

8th January 2018 In the developing world, disease and poverty are interdependent making access to essential medicines at affordable prices even more critical. 80%... 

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The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

12th December 2017 As the debate about whether the internet is safe for children rages, The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World discusses... 

The Deported – Immigrants Uprooted from the Country They Call Home

The Deported – Immigrants Uprooted from the Country They Call Home

8th December 2017 Every day, people who call the United States home—including mothers, fathers, and spouses of US citizens; tax-paying employees; and respected... 

2017 Handbook of Statistics

2017 Handbook of Statistics

7th December 2017 The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the series has evolved to incorporate new statistics and... 

 Taxing for a more equal Kenya: a five-point action plan to tackle inequality

Taxing for a more equal Kenya: a five-point action plan to tackle inequality

6th December 2017 Extreme inequality is out of control in Kenya. Less than 0.1% of the population (8,300 people) own more wealth than the bottom 99.9% (more than 44... 

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YNITU: Decision not to train student nurses in 2018  overturned

YNITU: Decision not to train student nurses in 2018 overturned

17th January 2018 The Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union (YNITU) welcomes the decision by the Gauteng Department of Health MEC, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa, to admit 700... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU calls on Gauteng department of health to immediately address the issue of student nurses

NEHAWU: NEHAWU calls on Gauteng department of health to immediately address the issue of student nurses

17th January 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] calls on the Gauteng Department of Health to immediately sort out the issue of... 

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Mbalula must come clean about Mdluli’s golden handshake

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Mbalula must come clean about Mdluli’s golden handshake

17th January 2018 The DA welcomes the announcement by Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula, that suspended Head of Crime Intelligence Richard Mdluli has finally been... 

SA: New head for Crime Intelligence long overdue

SA: New head for Crime Intelligence long overdue

17th January 2018 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police has welcomed the announcement by the Minister of Police of a mutual agreement between the... 

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Press Offices

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

1st December 2017 The Department of Justice and Correctional Services has recently published the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Amendment Bill, 2017... 

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

30th November 2017 Some businesses need water in order to function. The prevailing drought in the Western Cape has led to unpredictable interruptions due to the... 

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

29th November 2017 The South African Competition Commission’s recent price fixing investigations should serve as a warning to businesses in industries that practice... 

Interview with the author: Marius Botha

Interview with the author: Marius Botha

28th November 2017 The name Marius Botha is well-known to hundreds of students who have completed or are busy completing their Postgraduate Diploma in Financial... 

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