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Billboard unveiled, ANC is killing us, says DA

By: African News Agency      16th January 2019 The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday unveiled a billboard which has names of more than 100 people the party claims were killed by the African... 

Billboard unveiled, ANC is killing us, says DA
 Mantashe announces survey in Xolobeni to decide on mine

Mantashe announces survey in Xolobeni to decide on mine 

By: African News Agency      16th January 2019 Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe on Wednesday announced the commencement of an independent survey in Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape, where... 

 Agrizzi says Bosasa used union bosses to get contract at GoldFields

Agrizzi says Bosasa used union bosses to get contract at GoldFields

By: African News Agency      16th January 2019 Angelo Agrizzi, the former marketing co-coordinator of Bosasa Facilities Management, on Wednesday spilled the beans about the inner workings and... 

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 South Africa’s Presidency must drive safety

South Africa’s Presidency must drive safety

8th January 2019 South Africa has not had a formal national policy to improve public safety since 2004. This changed in 2016 when cabinet adopted the White Paper on... 

500 000 or 200 000? President’s numbers for mortgages in Kenya both wide of the mark

500 000 or 200 000? President’s numbers for mortgages in Kenya both wide of the mark

8th January 2019 In a recent interview on the state of the nation, President Uhuru Kenyatta said he was frustrated by how few people in Kenya had taken up home... 

The ANC: the story of a liberation movement that's lost its lustre

The ANC: the story of a liberation movement that's lost its lustre 

7th January 2019 South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) celebrates its 107th birthday this year against a backdrop of an election campaign it’s... 

Arbitrariness in mine safety law undermines the industry, and constitutionalism

Arbitrariness in mine safety law undermines the industry, and constitutionalism 

7th January 2019 In 2016, the Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate (MHSI) forced an AngloGold Ashanti mine to cease all operations after finding fault with one shaft... 

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A Changing World: New Trends in Emerging Market Infrastructure Finance

A Changing World: New Trends in Emerging Market Infrastructure Finance

5th December 2018 Global challenges such as ever-changing geopolitical conditions, fluctuating commodities prices, urbanization, population growth and climate change... 

Measuring the iceberg: the opportunities and limits of better tracking of resources beyond international humanitarian assistance

Measuring the iceberg: the opportunities and limits of better tracking of resources beyond international humanitarian assistance

5th December 2018 This paper explores the hypothesis that the resources for crisis response that the humanitarian system knows about and tracks constitute the ‘tip... 

How to grow manufacturing and create jobs in a digital economy: 10 policy priorities for Kenya

How to grow manufacturing and create jobs in a digital economy: 10 policy priorities for Kenya

5th December 2018 The global manufacturing landscape is changing rapidly with the increasing use of digital technologies such as robotics and artificial... 

 Empowering Public-Private Collaboration in Infrastructure: National Infrastructure Acceleration (NIA) approach

Empowering Public-Private Collaboration in Infrastructure: National Infrastructure Acceleration (NIA) approach

3rd December 2018 The Forum’s National Infrastructure Acceleration (NIA) project, using a model developed and tested across its various national workstreams,... 

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Statements

OUTA: OUTA welcomes Heinrich Volmink as new Executive

OUTA: OUTA welcomes Heinrich Volmink as new Executive

17th January 2019 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) is pleased to announce that Dr Heinrich Volmink has joined the team as OUTA Executive Head: National... 

IFP: We Cannot Afford more ANC-style Quiet Diplomacy toward Zimbabwe

IFP: We Cannot Afford more ANC-style Quiet Diplomacy toward Zimbabwe

17th January 2019 The ongoing violence and repression of the people of Zimbabwe calls for urgent action by the South African government. Urgent measures must be... 

DA: Ramaphosa will go to Davos with a credibility deficit

DA: Ramaphosa will go to Davos with a credibility deficit

17th January 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Davos next week for the World Economic Forum where he will represent South Africa in an attempt to attract... 

DA: The Home Affairs contract with Bosasa should be cancelled

DA: The Home Affairs contract with Bosasa should be cancelled

17th January 2019 The Democratic Alliance can reveal that in 2005, Bosasa received a R1 billion contract to manage the Lindela Repatriation facility which houses... 

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Press Offices

The right to protest without permission affirmed by the Concourt - what is the impact of this judgment on labour law?

The right to protest without permission affirmed by the Concourt - what is the impact of this judgment on labour law?

13th December 2018 On 19 November 2018, the Constitutional Court (CC) handed down judgment upholding the January 2018 judgment from Judge Ndita of the Western Cape... 

5 tips for ensuring minority shareholder protection

5 tips for ensuring minority shareholder protection

11th December 2018 Minority shareholders are often faced with the challenge of entrenching their rights in a company and making sure their voices are heard.  Although... 

Understanding the local cannabis industry – “weeding” out confusion

Understanding the local cannabis industry – “weeding” out confusion

10th December 2018 Following the recent landmark decision of the South African Constitutional Court, in which the private and personal use of cannabis was... 

Don’t be faked this festive season

Don’t be faked this festive season

10th December 2018 The hunt for generous discounts and alluring deals is a lifelong pursuit only accentuated further over holidays like Christmas traditionally... 

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May elections: what is the price of an ANC electoral victory?

Has Cyril Ramaphosa’s position weakened and, if so, what are the consequences?

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