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Mkhwebane inquiry: Committee chair distances himself from decision

By: News24Wire      12th October 2017 The chairperson of the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services has distanced himself from the decision to hold an inquiry into... 

Mkhwebane inquiry: Committee chair distances himself from decision
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 Even Stats SA could fall to State capture – Gordhan, Jonas

Even Stats SA could fall to State capture – Gordhan, Jonas 

By: News24Wire      12th October 2017 Statistics South Africa is not immune to the State capture project, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and his former deputy Mcebisi Jonas said... 

Zuma on two-day State visit to Zambia

Zuma on two-day State visit to Zambia

By: African News Agency      12th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma arrived on a two-day state visit to Zambia on Thursday to meet with President Edgar Lungu. Prior to Zuma’s arrival SA... 

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Are we measuring poverty and inequality correctly? Comparing earnings using tax and survey data

Are we measuring poverty and inequality correctly? Comparing earnings using tax and survey data

4th October 2017 Calculating the earnings Gini coefficient with survey data from the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) may lead to an underestimation of... 

Britain's Labour Party and South Africa's ANC: why the stark contrast of fortunes?

Britain's Labour Party and South Africa's ANC: why the stark contrast of fortunes?

3rd October 2017 Compare the state of two political parties which share a close past connection but which today face distinctly different futures. I’m referring to... 

Why the dream of a prosperous, united nation continues to elude South Africa

Why the dream of a prosperous, united nation continues to elude South Africa

3rd October 2017 The goal of one united South African nation living prosperously under a constitutional democracy remains elusive. This is in spite of the... 

 Why is Chad part of Trump’s travel ban?

Why is Chad part of Trump’s travel ban?

3rd October 2017 Since taking office in January, United States (US) President Donald Trump has made more than his fair share of inexplicable decisions. But the... 

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ANC Nomination Process

ANC Nomination Process

2nd October 2017 This is an illustrated summary of the ANC NEC Nominations Process, an initiative of the CR17 Campaign to assist and empower ANC members. It does... 

 The Global Competitiveness Report 2017–2018

The Global Competitiveness Report 2017–2018

2nd October 2017 Ten years on from the global financial crisis, the prospects for a sustained economic recovery remain at risk due to a widespread failure on the... 

Accelerating renewable mini-grid deployment: A study on the Philippines

Accelerating renewable mini-grid deployment: A study on the Philippines

2nd October 2017 Consultations in the Philippines have called for “establishing an enabling environment for mini-grids” to expand energy access and increase... 

Wiping Away the Boreal

Wiping Away the Boreal

2nd October 2017 Human activities are currently driving the world’s species to extinction at up to 1,000 times the natural rate. To protect biodiversity and the... 

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Statements

SA: NCOP Chaiperson leads SA Parliament delegation to 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union

SA: NCOP Chaiperson leads SA Parliament delegation to 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union

13th October 2017 National Council of Provinces Chairperson Ms Thandi Modise is leading a multiparty South African Parliament delegation to the 137th Assembly of the... 

SA: Presidency on decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal

SA: Presidency on decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal

13th October 2017 The decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal today, whilst disappointing, was much anticipated. The Supreme Court of Appeal ruled that the then... 

SAFTU: SAFTU calls on Jacob Zuma to step down

SAFTU: SAFTU calls on Jacob Zuma to step down

13th October 2017 The South African Federation of Trade Unions welcomes today’s ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), which dismissed, with costs, an attempt... 

Solidarity: Solidarity still committed to negotiate with Mango

Solidarity: Solidarity still committed to negotiate with Mango

13th October 2017 Trade union Solidarity today said that it was still prepared to negotiate with Mango airline’s management about salary increases for its members.... 

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Press Offices

How valuable is background screening to the retail industry?

How valuable is background screening to the retail industry?

26th September 2017 Fraud and violence in the workplace are serious threats to business stability and can be significant in retail environments where, daily, employees... 

Non-variation clauses and modern business transactions

Non-variation clauses and modern business transactions

26th September 2017 We all have seen a clause in most contracts called the “Non-variation clause”, but one does not always pay clear attention to this short three- or... 

Smart contract 2.0: The need for

Smart contract 2.0: The need for "Smart Lawyers"

26th September 2017 Technology is changing almost every aspect of our lives. It is therefore no surprise that it has already had a profound effect on how legal... 

Notes on National Treasury workshop on extension of CFC rules to foreign trusts and foundations

Notes on National Treasury workshop on extension of CFC rules to foreign trusts and foundations

22nd September 2017 The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017 proposes to extend the existing controlled foreign company (CFC) rules to include foreign trusts and... 

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