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SA's record on human rights and respect for rule of law poor – Human Rights Watch

By: News24Wire      19th January 2018 Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2018 has found that the South African government’s record on human rights and respect for the rule of law was... 

SA's record on human rights and respect for rule of law poor – Human Rights Watch
AfriForum to go legal unless EFF apologises for 'shoot to kill the Boer' chanting

AfriForum to go legal unless EFF apologises for 'shoot to kill the Boer' chanting

By: News24Wire      19th January 2018 AfriForum says it will legally challenge the leadership of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) after alleged "hate speech" chanting at a protest on... 

Zuma files notice of appeal over appointment of NDPP

Zuma files notice of appeal over appointment of NDPP

By: News24Wire      19th January 2018 President Jacob Zuma has filed a notice of appeal in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria over its ruling that the deputy president should... 

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Are higher taxes on wealthy South Africans justified?

Are higher taxes on wealthy South Africans justified?

9th January 2018 Talk of a potential wealth tax in South Africa has re-ignited the debate on the taxation of high net-worth individuals (HNWI). For many taxpayers... 

Afrikaner identity in post-apartheid South Africa remains stuck in whiteness

Afrikaner identity in post-apartheid South Africa remains stuck in whiteness 

9th January 2018 Why is it that when the West was turning away from direct colonialism in the mid-20th century, South Africa shifted to apartheid, an intensified... 

 Known unknowns: the threat of cybercrime in Africa

Known unknowns: the threat of cybercrime in Africa

9th January 2018 The rapid development of technology improves lives and enables more efficient operations in the private and public sectors. The challenges that... 

Settling the land compensation issue is vital for Zimbabwe's economy

Settling the land compensation issue is vital for Zimbabwe's economy

8th January 2018 In his inaugural address the new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, confirmed that land reform was both historically necessary and... 

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Financing the transition from brown to green: how to track country performance towards low carbon, climate-resilient economies

Financing the transition from brown to green: how to track country performance towards low carbon, climate-resilient economies

19th December 2017 This paper explores ways of financing the transition from brown, carbon-intensive models of economic development to low-carbon, green economies.... 

Gatekeepers, elders and accountability in Somalia

Gatekeepers, elders and accountability in Somalia

18th December 2017 In Somalia, the relationship between formal and informal spheres of governance are being renegotiated. In many areas, the formal state has been... 

What If? – Mining Investment in South Africa in an Improved Policy and Regulatory Environment

What If? – Mining Investment in South Africa in an Improved Policy and Regulatory Environment

15th December 2017 The South African mining industry’s real GDP in 2016 was 2.6% smaller than its GDP recorded in 1994. The financial services industry, on the other... 

Report of the High Level Panel on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change

Report of the High Level Panel on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change

14th December 2017 South Africa’s statute books tell the story of the country’s history of conquest, domination and racial segregation. The Masters and Servants Act... 

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Statements

SA: Coming up in the Parliament programme this January

SA: Coming up in the Parliament programme this January

21st January 2018 Activities scheduled on the Parliamentary programme for January includes a Rules Dialogue, training of Members and meetings of various Committees.... 

SACCI: Appointment of the new board of Eskom

SACCI: Appointment of the new board of Eskom

21st January 2018 The South African Chamber Commerce and Industry welcomes the appointment of the new board of Eskom. We hope that under the chairmanship of Mr Jabu... 

SAFTU: SAFTU welcomes appointment of new Eskom Board

SAFTU: SAFTU welcomes appointment of new Eskom Board

21st January 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions welcomes the removal of Eskom’s old Board of Directors and the appointment of a new Board headed by... 

SAFTU: SAFTU welcomes AFU’s action to recover “proceeds of crime”

SAFTU: SAFTU welcomes AFU’s action to recover “proceeds of crime”

21st January 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions welcomes the preservation order granted by the Free State high court in Bloemfontein against the... 

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Press Offices

Fiscal Pressure – Tax hikes are not the solution

Fiscal Pressure – Tax hikes are not the solution

4th December 2017 South Africa suffers from a trifecta of social challenges, namely: inequality, poverty and high levels of unemployment. This, when coupled with the... 

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

Employers Beware – Videotape Evidence Not Always Legal

4th December 2017 At the CCMA it is the employer who has the full onus of proving that a dismissal was fair. For this reason, when employers are able to catch... 

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

The Corruption Amendment Bill – A brief overview

1st December 2017 The Department of Justice and Correctional Services has recently published the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Amendment Bill, 2017... 

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

No Water, No Work – Must Employees Be Paid?

30th November 2017 Some businesses need water in order to function. The prevailing drought in the Western Cape has led to unpredictable interruptions due to the... 

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