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Gigaba supports NEC sanctioned inquiry into State capture  

By: Sane Dhlamini     30th May 2017 Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba acknowledges and shares the serious concerns about corruption raised in a report released by The State Capacity... 

Gigaba supports NEC sanctioned inquiry into State capture
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Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba
SACP opens another case over threats on Mapaila

SACP opens another case over threats on Mapaila

By: African News Agency      30th May 2017 The South African Communist Party (SACP) has opened a criminal case against a group of people it said picketed at party deputy general secretary... 

Eskom resolute on Tegeta as MPs call for contract to be cancelled

Eskom resolute on Tegeta as MPs call for contract to be cancelled

By: African News Agency      30th May 2017 Eskom CEO Brian Molefe on Tuesday brushed aside calls from Members of Parliament (MPs) for the company’s Brakfontein coal contract with Tegeta to... 

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Making an African language compulsory at university may do more harm than good

Making an African language compulsory at university may do more harm than good

1st October 2015 The status of languages is a political hot potato on South Africa’s university campuses. The country’s minister of higher education and training... 

What drives corruption in Malawi and why it won't disappear soon

What drives corruption in Malawi and why it won't disappear soon

1st October 2015 It is now two years since Malawi was rocked by its biggest government corruption scandal in history. The systematic looting of public coffers by... 

FactCheck – is South Africa the most unequal society in the world?

FactCheck – is South Africa the most unequal society in the world?

1st October 2015 It is often said that South Africa is the most unequal society in the world. Business and Economy Editor Andile Makholwa put a few questions to... 

Faultlines in delivering good health care to poor people in South Africa

Faultlines in delivering good health care to poor people in South Africa

1st October 2015 Democracy in South Africa has brought about many gains in health care. Free care for pregnant women and children, free primary healthcare services... 

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Response to the MTBPS 2013 (October 2013)

25th October 2013 Last year, in our Response to the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, we used the metaphor of a cart being pulled slowly up a hill – the hill... 

Global tuberculosis report 2013 (October 2013)

25th October 2013 Tuberculosis (TB) treatment has saved the lives of more than 22-million people, according to the WHO "Global tuberculosis report 2013". The report... 

'Letting the Big Fish Swim' – Failures to prosecute high-level corruption in Uganda (October 2013)

24th October 2013 The 63-page report documents Uganda’s failure to hold the highest members of its government accountable for large scale graft, despite repeated... 

What Shoprite and Woolworths can tell us about non-tariff barriers (October 2013)

24th October 2013 The paper discusses the impact of non-tariff barriers (NTBs) in the Southern African Development Community region. It draws on the growing body of... 

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Statements

DA: Jack Bloom says Tambo Hospital is unsafe and needs to be replaced

DA: Jack Bloom says Tambo Hospital is unsafe and needs to be replaced

1st November 2017 The Tambo Memorial Hospital in Boksburg does not comply with safe building standards and needs to be replaced. This is revealed by Gauteng Health... 

DA: Bridget Masango says Minister Dlamini in for a grilling from the DA in Parliament today

DA: Bridget Masango says Minister Dlamini in for a grilling from the DA in Parliament today

1st November 2017 Today, the Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, will be answering questions in Parliament and she must brace herself for a grilling... 

DA: Glynnis Breytenbach says Public Protector agrees to meet DA on a number of pressing issues

DA: Glynnis Breytenbach says Public Protector agrees to meet DA on a number of pressing issues

1st November 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) is pleased that the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has acceded to a request for a formal meeting to... 

DA: Adriana Randall says Gauteng wastes R37 million on bad debt

DA: Adriana Randall says Gauteng wastes R37 million on bad debt

1st November 2017 Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, has indicated that under his watch the provincial government has blown R37 million on paying off interest on... 

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Press Offices

Blame it on BEE

Blame it on BEE

13th December 2013 During the first half of 2013, all eyes have been on foreign direct investment into Africa. The World Economic Forum – Africa ("WEF-A") conference... 

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act, 28 of 2013 published

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act, 28 of 2013 published

12th December 2013 The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act, 28 of 2013 (IPLAA) was assented to by the President and published in the Government Gazette on 10... 

Drivers refusing to submit to a breathalyser test may strike

Drivers refusing to submit to a breathalyser test may strike

10th December 2013 Last week Thursday, the Labour Appeal Court ruled that employees are allowed to strike in support of a demand that their employer abandons... 

Pre-dismissal arbitration / enquiry by arbitration

Pre-dismissal arbitration / enquiry by arbitration

10th December 2013 Section 188A of the Labour Relations Act 66 of 1995 (LRA) provides for pre-dismissal arbitrations (PDA) which substitutes disciplinary enquiries... 

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