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ConCourt rules that personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 The Constitutional Court has ruled that the personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence. "The right to privacy is not confined to a home or... 

ConCourt rules that personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence
Cronin lifts veil on new draft expropriation law

Cronin lifts veil on new draft expropriation law

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 A new expropriation bill, set to be tabled in Parliament in the next two months, will set out a clear procedure for land expropriation without... 

Mokonyane opposed to possible retrenchments at the SABC

Mokonyane opposed to possible retrenchments at the SABC

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has expressed her strong opposition to the revelations that the South African Broadcasting Corporation... 

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Do 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour?

Do 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour?

6th July 2018 In a story about a cancer screening event, a reporter in ThisDay newspaper claimed that “at least 10 Nigerians die from cancer every hour”. Health... 

Derisking Eskom

Derisking Eskom

6th July 2018 The term ‘too big to fail’ came to the fore during the so-called Great Recession, which arose after America’s sub-prime mortgage crisis triggered... 

How young activists are keeping Mandela's legacy alive across Africa

How young activists are keeping Mandela's legacy alive across Africa

5th July 2018 Last month, at a conference on African Inequalities co-organised by our school and the London School of Economics, the first audience question came... 

 Algeria’s migration policy conundrum

Algeria’s migration policy conundrum

5th July 2018 Since the end of 2017, thousands of undocumented migrants from Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Senegal, Mali and Guinea have been repatriated – or... 

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Europe and Central Asia Economic Update, May 2018: Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

Europe and Central Asia Economic Update, May 2018: Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

9th May 2018 With growth in Europe and Central Asia likely at its peak, this report addresses two questions. How well is the region prepared for an expected... 

“No Safe Place” – Insurgent Attacks on Civilians in Afghanistan

“No Safe Place” – Insurgent Attacks on Civilians in Afghanistan

9th May 2018 Since early 2016, insurgent groups in Afghanistan have sharply escalated their attacks in Kabul and other major urban areas that have left... 

Raising VAT: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea?

Raising VAT: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea?

8th May 2018 According to a March 2018 World Bank report, South Africa is ‘one of the most unequal countries in the world, and that inequality has increased... 

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2018

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2018

8th May 2018 The industry created more than 500 000 new jobs globally in 2017, with the total number of people employed in renewables (including large... 

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Statements

DA:  	   ‘Dodging Dlamini’ is a threat to society’s most vulnerable and must be fired

DA: ‘Dodging Dlamini’ is a threat to society’s most vulnerable and must be fired

27th September 2018 The Constitutional Court ruling that former Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, must pay 20% of the legal costs incurred relating to... 

DA: MEC Gaolaolwe should investigate the irregular appointment of Maquassi Hills Municipality Administrator

DA: MEC Gaolaolwe should investigate the irregular appointment of Maquassi Hills Municipality Administrator

27th September 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Maquassi Hills Local Municipality will write to the North West MEC for Local Government, Fenny Gaolaolwe,... 

OUTA: Bathabile Dlamini finally held to account

OUTA: Bathabile Dlamini finally held to account

27th September 2018 The Constitutional Court today ordered in a unanimous judgment that former Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini be held personally... 

DA:  	   #SolPlaatjieMayor: Failing ANC’s nomination of Mabilo a continuation of ‘Matika mess’

DA: #SolPlaatjieMayor: Failing ANC’s nomination of Mabilo a continuation of ‘Matika mess’

27th September 2018 The ANC’s stated intention to nominate Patrick Mabilo as Executive Mayor of the Sol Plaatje Local Municipality is proof that it does not care about... 

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Press Offices

Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

7th May 2018 The popular #MeToo campaign went viral globally and shined a spotlight on sexual harassment but more so in the workplace. The hashtag was adopted... 

eNaTIS And The Point Demerit System: What It Means For Your Business

eNaTIS And The Point Demerit System: What It Means For Your Business 

4th May 2018 What is NaTIS?  It is the National Traffic Information System (hereafter referred to as “NaTIS”) which is a fairly new system that records and... 

International Arbitration Act – What Are The Implications For South Africa?

International Arbitration Act – What Are The Implications For South Africa?

4th May 2018 In recent years, International Arbitration has developed into an efficient process of resolving commercial disputes without resorting to the... 

New bill to regulate e-hailing services – Can it be done?

New bill to regulate e-hailing services – Can it be done?

4th May 2018 The calls for stricter regulations for electronic ride-sharing came into the spotlight in 2015, when Cape Town Traffic Officials impounded over 200... 

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