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'Institutional chaos', budget cuts as Sars battles to 'keep the lights on', Inquiry hears

By: News24Wire      17th October 2018 The Chief Officer of the South African Revenue Service (Sars) Digital & IT on Wednesday painted a picture of an organisation under strain from... 

'Institutional chaos', budget cuts as Sars battles to 'keep the lights on', Inquiry hears
About a thousand workers protest over pay at South African arms maker Denel

About a thousand workers protest over pay at South African arms maker Denel

By: Reuters     17th October 2018 Close to a thousand members of South Africa's Solidarity union held a demonstration on Wednesday over pay at cash-strapped State-owned weapons... 

MPs shortlist 12 candidates to fill vacancies on SABC board

MPs shortlist 12 candidates to fill vacancies on SABC board

By: African News Agency      17th October 2018 Parliament's portfolio committee on communications on Wednesday shortlisted 12 candidates to fill four vacancies on the beleaguered South African... 

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 Good mental healthcare should be part of peacebuilding

Good mental healthcare should be part of peacebuilding

10th October 2018 The negative impact of armed conflict on the mental health of combatants is well documented. But it wasn’t until about two decades ago that... 

Cameroon presidential poll underscores the need for term limits

Cameroon presidential poll underscores the need for term limits

9th October 2018 The official results of Cameroon’s October 7, 2018 presidential election are due in two weeks. But they’re not expected to yield any surprises.... 

Survey shows a majority of South Africans support land reform

Survey shows a majority of South Africans support land reform

9th October 2018 Unequal access to land in South Africa continues to prevent citizens from enjoying human dignity, rights and security. The ongoing debates and... 

Slowly improving co-ordination

Slowly improving co-ordination

9th October 2018 An acquaintance in the Union Buildings once had this profound observation of leaders since the advent of democracy: “Mandela gave us freedom, Mbeki... 

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Land governance and inclusive business in agriculture: advancing the debate

Land governance and inclusive business in agriculture: advancing the debate

9th October 2018 There is growing business interest in investing in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries, just as several governments are looking to... 

State Capture – Pule G. Selepe

State Capture – Pule G. Selepe

9th October 2018 State Capture is corruption of a special type, which involves powerful private individuals or even organisations which exert undue, illegitimate... 

Evaluating renewable energy manufacturing potential in the Arab region: Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates

Evaluating renewable energy manufacturing potential in the Arab region: Jordan, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates

8th October 2018 This study assesses the potential for manufacturing renewable energy components in Jordan, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates. All three... 

Localisation: opportunities and challenges for protection in disaster response

Localisation: opportunities and challenges for protection in disaster response

8th October 2018 Much debate about reform and improving the effectiveness of humanitarian aid in recent years has revolved around ‘localisation’, a prominent theme... 

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Statements

Finance Committee Welcomes VBS Mutual Bank Report

Finance Committee Welcomes VBS Mutual Bank Report

17th October 2018 At its meeting this morning, the Standing Committee on Finance welcomed the release of Adv Terry Motau’s report on VBS Mutual Bank which was... 

Numsa On Strike At CBI Electric To Fight Against Racism And Victimization

Numsa On Strike At CBI Electric To Fight Against Racism And Victimization

17th October 2018 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) is on strike at CBI Electric in Vereeniging. CBI is an industrial goods and service... 

Minister Mokonyane Condemns Burning Of Trains

Minister Mokonyane Condemns Burning Of Trains

17th October 2018 Minister of Communications, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane, is outraged and condemns the burning of two Metrorail trains that were torched while stationery... 

IFP: All The Best To Matric 2018

IFP: All The Best To Matric 2018

16th October 2018 The Inkatha Freedom Party in KwaZulu Natal takes this opportunity to wish 2018 Grade 12s good luck in their exams that officially commenced... 

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Press Offices

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... 

How to navigate HR processes in a complex legal ecosystem

How to navigate HR processes in a complex legal ecosystem

2nd October 2018 Speaking at the Knowledge Dome, as part of the HR Indaba to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre on the 3rd - 4th of October, legal expert Yoni... 

Dismissals For Incompatibility Are Dangerous

Dismissals For Incompatibility Are Dangerous

1st October 2018 An employer’s own strong feeling about incompatibility is entirely insufficient. This is a key reason for employers to think twice before using... 

Mining Charter III Published

Mining Charter III Published

28th September 2018 The Minister of Mineral Resources, the Honourable Gwede Mantashe (Minister) has now published the final version of the revised Broad-Based Black... 

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