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Search for S Africa's next prosecutions boss underway in Pretoria

14th November 2018 The interviewing process of candidates shortlisted to be the next National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) was on Wednesday set to kick off... 

Search for S Africa's next prosecutions boss underway in Pretoria
Acting NPA head Silas Ramaite
Post Office says old social grant withdrawal cards to expire end December

Post Office says old social grant withdrawal cards to expire end December

By: African News Agency      14th November 2018 The South African Post Office, which has taken over disbursement of social grants to poor South Africans, has urged recipients still using old... 

 Resignation not admission of guilt – Gigaba

Resignation not admission of guilt – Gigaba

By: African News Agency      14th November 2018 Malusi Gigaba said that despite his resignation as Home Affairs Minister on Tuesday – less than two weeks after the public protector found he had... 

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 Is the African Standby Force any closer to being deployed?

Is the African Standby Force any closer to being deployed?  

2nd November 2018 The African Union (AU)-directed African Standby Force (ASF) has not been deployed since its establishment in 2003. This is despite the AU’s... 

Industry at a crossroads

Industry at a crossroads

2nd November 2018 South Africa’s electricity sector, from generation to distribution, is at a crossroads. The traditional business model is being disrupted and not... 

South African voters are moving beyond party loyalty: they want delivery

South African voters are moving beyond party loyalty: they want delivery

1st November 2018 The attention of South Africans has recently been firmly fixed on issues of good governance – or more specifically on its failures. This is due... 

South African universities shouldn't be playing the global rankings game

South African universities shouldn't be playing the global rankings game 

1st November 2018 Once again, Times Higher Education’s annual global university rankings have drawn a lot of attention from the media and in the higher education... 

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Climate change and water: finance needs to flood not drip

Climate change and water: finance needs to flood not drip

2nd November 2018 Prepared by individual countries ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in 2015, Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)... 

10 things to know about the impacts of urbanisation

10 things to know about the impacts of urbanisation

2nd November 2018 Most cities are growing quickly, with the majority of growth projected to be in low-income countries in Africa and Asia. By 2050, 6.5-billion... 

An Unfair Start: Inequality in Children’s Education in Rich Countries

An Unfair Start: Inequality in Children’s Education in Rich Countries

31st October 2018 This report focuses on educational inequalities in 41 of the world’s richest countries, all of which are members of the Organisation for Economic... 

The Potential Of Agriculture And Land Reform To Generate Jobs

The Potential Of Agriculture And Land Reform To Generate Jobs

30th October 2018 Extremely high levels of unemployment contribute to poverty and inequality, and are one of South Africa’s most intractable problems. Can the... 

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Statements

DA: Newly built R33 million school sits empty while learners use old, unsafe school

DA: Newly built R33 million school sits empty while learners use old, unsafe school

15th November 2018 Following a recent oversight inspection to the Tsoseletso Intermediate School in Ratlou, the Democratic Alliance established that the newly built... 

Agri SA: “Put South Africa first”

Agri SA: “Put South Africa first”

15th November 2018 Agri SA confirms its position that expropriation without compensation (EWC) will have dire socio-economic impacts. The danger of EWC is especially... 

Eskom: Eskom, Edupark and the University of Limpopo do it again in Houston!

Eskom: Eskom, Edupark and the University of Limpopo do it again in Houston!

15th November 2018 Two years ago, in Oslo, Norway, the training partnership between Eskom, Edupark and the University of Limpopo, was awarded a Global Award in the... 

DA: DA governments continue to lead the charge in job creation, says Maimane

DA: DA governments continue to lead the charge in job creation, says Maimane

14th November 2018 Today, Wednesday 14 November 2018, Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader, Mmusi Maimane, paid a visit to Yoco, an African fin-tech company at the cutting... 

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Press Offices

#Fillup On Trade Mark Protection

#Fillup On Trade Mark Protection

30th October 2018 South African hip-hop musician Refiloe Phoolo, aka Cassper Nyovest, caused a stir on social media last month about alleged trade mark infringement... 

Employees Have The Right To Prepare For Disciplinary Hearings

Employees Have The Right To Prepare For Disciplinary Hearings

30th October 2018 Employees facing disciplinary hearings are entitled to many rights including that of the proper opportunity to prepare for the hearing in advance.... 

Testing Differential Treatment, With Positive Results (For Employers)

Testing Differential Treatment, With Positive Results (For Employers)

29th October 2018 In the recent case of Impala Platinum Ltd v Jonase and Others (J698/15) [2018] ZALCJHB 276, the Labour Court (LC) dealt with an appeal against an... 

No R&D tax incentive for cryptocurrency developers in SA

No R&D tax incentive for cryptocurrency developers in SA

25th October 2018 South African innovators hoping to position the country as a hub for fintech innovation are bound to be disappointed by a seemingly small tax law... 

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