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Malema to miss SONA?

By: News24Wire      27th January 2017 Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema might miss President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address (Sona) this year. The EFF... 

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 EFF throws weight behind FIC Bill

EFF throws weight behind FIC Bill

By: News24Wire      27th January 2017 Political party the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says South Africa’s Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) Amendment Bill is needed to fight crime... 

 More time for Zuma to weigh in on Absa bailout

More time for Zuma to weigh in on Absa bailout 

By: News24Wire      27th January 2017 President Jacob Zuma has been granted an extension until the end of February to submit comment on the public protector’s report implicating Absa in... 

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Why a regional approach could help end drug stockouts in southern Africa

Why a regional approach could help end drug stockouts in southern Africa

15th July 2015 South Africa has been facing an ongoing crisis of running out of essential drugs, such as anti-retrovirals for HIV patients. This highlights the... 

The AU's plans for an African passport a pie in the sky?

The AU's plans for an African passport a pie in the sky?

15th July 2015 Amid the furore over Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s attendance, along with celebrities like Angelina Jolie, some of the discussions at last... 

Naming xenophobia

Naming xenophobia 

15th July 2015 Reading ANC MP and parliamentary committee chair Ruth Bhengu berating journalists for using the word “xenophobia” brought these words of Adrianne... 

Peacebuilding extreme makeover: the UN edition

Peacebuilding extreme makeover: the UN edition

14th July 2015 Peacebuilding in the United Nations (UN) is in desperate need of a major makeover. A report requested by the UN and released last week shows that... 

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Natural gas in Africa – The frontiers of the Golden Age (October 2012)

31st October 2012 The world may be poised at the beginning of the Golden Age of Gas, with natural gas being the only fossil fuel whose share of the global energy mix... 

A Fifth Estate? The Role and Power of Civil Society (October 2012)

30th October 2012 One of the more remarkable aspects of South Africa’s experience of democracy since 1994 is the role played by civil society. Our Constitution... 

The mini-budget: calming the nerves (October 2012)

29th October 2012 Finance Minister Pravin Gorhdan's mini-budget addressed the concerns of the rating agencies and, more importantly, bond market investors;... 

Schedule of Parliament (October 29, 2012)

29th October 2012 Schedule of Parliament (October 29, 2012) 

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SA: Committee condemns SANDF scam

SA: Committee condemns SANDF scam

28th June 2017 The Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans is deeply concerned by reports of a recruitment scam involving more than 200 young South... 

UASA: Zwane’s unilateral enforcement of the new Mining Charter will hurt previously disadvantaged workers the most

UASA: Zwane’s unilateral enforcement of the new Mining Charter will hurt previously disadvantaged workers the most

27th June 2017 Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has placed the South African economy, previously disadvantaged South Africans, as well as any potential... 

DBE: Minister Motshekga briefs Portfolio Committee on African languages in schools

DBE: Minister Motshekga briefs Portfolio Committee on African languages in schools 

27th June 2017 The Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga, has told the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education that she is encouraged with the progress... 

DA: James Selfe says DA’s application to intervene in Molefe’s Labour Court case granted with costs

DA: James Selfe says DA’s application to intervene in Molefe’s Labour Court case granted with costs

27th June 2017 The DA welcomes the Labour Courts decision to grant our application to intervene in former Eskom Group Chief Executive Officer, Brian Molefe’s,... 

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Disputes about Benefits: Part 1 – The distinction between remuneration and benefits

10th September 2013 Employers have been avoiding liability for unfair labour practice claims relating to “benefits” for some time. It has been argued, often... 

The safety and security aspects of sectional title living

10th September 2013 With concerns for the safety of one’s person and property increasing, there has been a movement towards expanding communities in the form of... 

The importance of innovation and the patent system in South Africa

The importance of innovation and the patent system in South Africa

10th September 2013 Ramez Naam in his book entitled “The Infinite Resource – The Power Of Ideas On A Finite Planet” says that the most critical human faculty that... 

Competition commission blocks small merger in the market for academic books

10th September 2013 The Competition Act, 89 of 1998 (“the Act”) vests the Competition Commission (“the Commission”) with powers to call for notification of small... 

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