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Former statistician general Pali Lehohla honoured by University of KZN

By: African News Agency      24th April 2018 The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has awarded Dr Pali Lehohla, former Statistician General and head of Statistics South Africa, with an... 

Former statistician general Pali Lehohla honoured by University of KZN
Former Statistician General Dr Pali Lehohla
 Constitutional Court orders JSC to disclose record of deliberations

Constitutional Court orders JSC to disclose record of deliberations

By: News24Wire      24th April 2018 The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of the Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) to have the Judicial Service Commission's (JSC) deliberations on... 

South African Airways says it needs capital injection 'now'

South African Airways says it needs capital injection 'now'

By: Reuters     24th April 2018 South African Airways (SAA) needs a new capital injection "now" to stay afloat and is in discussions with banks and the National Treasury for "an... 

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Do 1-in-5 Nigerian adults suffer from long-term depression? World Bank revises brief

Do 1-in-5 Nigerian adults suffer from long-term depression? World Bank revises brief

16th April 2018 Alarmed about what it said were rising suicides in Africa’s most populous country, a national newspaper in Nigeria attributed it to every fifth... 

Critical Facts About Waterborne Diseases In The United States and Abroad

Critical Facts About Waterborne Diseases In The United States and Abroad

16th April 2018 If you live in a developed country, you probably don’t think much about waterborne diseases. But they are a massive problem throughout the world... 

Obstacles facing a young black farmer in South Africa: a personal story

Obstacles facing a young black farmer in South Africa: a personal story

13th April 2018 A new sense of urgency has entered South Africa’s land reform process after the country’s parliament took a resolution to amend the constitution to... 

Do South Africans each guzzle 235 litres of water per day?

Do South Africans each guzzle 235 litres of water per day?

13th April 2018 Debating South Africa’s 2018 State of the Nation address, president of the South African Local Government Association (SALGA) Parks Tau noted that... 

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Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence – Access to Justice for Women and Girls with Disabilities in India

Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence – Access to Justice for Women and Girls with Disabilities in India

5th April 2018 In June 2013, Chandra, a 12-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, was kidnapped, raped and left bleeding in a field near her home in West Bengal... 

 Agroecology: Scaling-up, scaling-out

Agroecology: Scaling-up, scaling-out

4th April 2018 ActionAid joins growing global calls to ‘scale-up’ and ‘scale-out’ agroecology. As governments and donors meet at the UN Food and Agriculture... 

 Cultivating rural women’s economic empowerment (Asia)

Cultivating rural women’s economic empowerment (Asia)

4th April 2018 Rural women remain at the margins of development, particularly regarding access to productive resources, decent work and their disproportionate... 

Our shared prosperous future: an agenda for values-led trade, inclusive growth and sustainable jobs for the Commonwealth

Our shared prosperous future: an agenda for values-led trade, inclusive growth and sustainable jobs for the Commonwealth

4th April 2018 The Commonwealth, comprising 53 member states and spanning nearly every continent, has an enduring shared history, culture and language. The... 

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Statements

DA: Lebo More says premier Makhura ducks Constitutional responsibility

DA: Lebo More says premier Makhura ducks Constitutional responsibility

25th April 2018 Despite portraying the ANC-led Gauteng Government as a people-centred body, Gauteng Premier David Makhura has shirked his responsibility when... 

Sacp: Sacp in North West remains resolute that Mahumapelo must step down or be recalled

Sacp: Sacp in North West remains resolute that Mahumapelo must step down or be recalled

25th April 2018 The South African Communist Party (Sacp) in the Province of Moses Kotane strongly condemns incidents of looting, vandalism and torching of public... 

SA: Committee emphasises importance of ministers meeting to ensure delivery of quality legislation

SA: Committee emphasises importance of ministers meeting to ensure delivery of quality legislation

25th April 2018 The Select Committee on Social Services set aside Tuesday, 24 April 2018, to finalise the Border Management Authority Bill. Four Ministers of the... 

Saftu: Saftu handed the memorandum

Saftu: Saftu handed the memorandum

25th April 2018 On this day 25 April 2018, SAFTU, its affiliates, our allies in civil society, workers who are members of other unions including those affiliated... 

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Press Offices

Bye Bye FSB, Hello FSCA

Bye Bye FSB, Hello FSCA

11th April 2018 As of 1 April 2018, there is a new sheriff for the South African financial services sector. The Financial Services Board (FSB) has been replaced by... 

Understatement Penalties and Intentional Tax Evasion

Understatement Penalties and Intentional Tax Evasion

11th April 2018 The case of Mr A and XYZ CC versus the Commissioner for the South African Revenue Services, (judgment was handed down on 08 February 2018) dealt... 

SARS Outsourcing One of Its Core Functions: Is This Cause for Concern

SARS Outsourcing One of Its Core Functions: Is This Cause for Concern

11th April 2018 Currently over 2.3 million taxpayers and traders owe Sars just under R150-billion. Sars announced on 9 March 2018 that it has outsourced the older... 

Uncertainty Amongst Some VAT Vendors: What You Need to Know

Uncertainty Amongst Some VAT Vendors: What You Need to Know

11th April 2018 We have recently noted the uncertainty amongst some VAT vendors regarding what rate of VAT to levy on some of their supplies in light of the VAT... 

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