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Gerrie Nel looking to privately prosecute 'person in Zuma's inner circle'

By: News24Wire      16th November 2017 The "Bulldog", former prosecutor Advocate Gerrie Nel, will now sink his teeth into an unnamed person in President Jacob Zuma's inner circle for... 

Gerrie Nel looking to privately prosecute 'person in Zuma's inner circle'
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Tsvangirai's MDC hopeful of a new dawn for Zim

Tsvangirai's MDC hopeful of a new dawn for Zim

By: News24Wire      16th November 2017 Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, which reportedly welcomed ousted vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa to join the MDC-T, is confident that the... 

Draft Education Bill attempts to 'fix what is not broken' – WCED

Draft Education Bill attempts to 'fix what is not broken' – WCED

By: News24Wire      16th November 2017 While Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi labelled criticism of the draft Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill (Bela) "apartheid nostalgia", the... 

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 What do we know about murder in South Africa?

What do we know about murder in South Africa?

8th November 2017 The most recent crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) revealed that 19 016 murders were recorded in the 2016/17... 

 Kenya: counting the cost of political brinkmanship

Kenya: counting the cost of political brinkmanship

8th November 2017 As the dust settles on Kenya’s divisive repeat elections, there is an understandable urge to move forward, to return to a sense of normalcy. Kenya... 

SA billboard likely understates child ‘hunger’ deaths

SA billboard likely understates child ‘hunger’ deaths

8th November 2017 South Africa’s national airline is robbing South Africans of resources that could be put to better use, the country’s Democratic Alliance (DA)... 

South Africa shows why collaboration is key to tackling global crime networks

South Africa shows why collaboration is key to tackling global crime networks

7th November 2017 Lord Peter Hain tabled a series of allegations in the UK’s House of Lords relating to the possible role of British banks in alleged money... 

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Sasol will continue to milk Mozambique

Sasol will continue to milk Mozambique

3rd November 2017 Under the title “Exports of Gas from Pande Temane to South Africa: The first major project of the extractive sector frustrates the expectations of... 

 Uprooted by climate change: responding to the growing risk of displacement

Uprooted by climate change: responding to the growing risk of displacement

2nd November 2017 Climate change is already forcing people from their land and homes, and putting many more at risk of displacement in the future. Supercharged... 

Land Centre of Excellence – Land Audit: A Transactions Approach

Land Centre of Excellence – Land Audit: A Transactions Approach

2nd November 2017 Policy formulation around the very sensitive and complex issue of land has been based on perception rather than fact for too long. No reliable... 

 The Global Gender Gap Report 2017

The Global Gender Gap Report 2017

2nd November 2017 Gender parity is fundamental to whether and how economies and societies thrive. Ensuring the full development and appropriate deployment of half of... 

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Statements

AU: Statement by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the situation in Zimbabwe

AU: Statement by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the situation in Zimbabwe

16th November 2017 The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is closely following the developments in Zimbabwe. He urges all stakeholders... 

SA: Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 15 November 2017

SA: Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of 15 November 2017

16th November 2017 A.    ISSUES IN THE ENVIRONMENT 1.     Investment 1.1. Cabinet welcomes Ford Motor Company’s R3-billion investment into the Silverton Plant,... 

NEHAWU: Nehawu condemns the transporting of corpses using an open trailer

NEHAWU: Nehawu condemns the transporting of corpses using an open trailer

16th November 2017 The National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] condemns the transporting of corpses using an open trailer in Johannesburg this... 

DA: Phumzile van Damme says SABC board’s preferred candidate for CEO is wholly unsuitable

DA: Phumzile van Damme says SABC board’s preferred candidate for CEO is wholly unsuitable

16th November 2017 The DA has been reliably informed by several whistle-blowers that the SABC board’s preferred choice for Group CEO is Alan Mukoki, a candidate... 

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Press Offices

Understatement penalties for gross negligence

Understatement penalties for gross negligence

24th October 2017 The Tax Court handed down judgement on 18 August 2017 in the case of ABC Proprietary Limited v C: SARS. The case primarily deals with... 

Corporate responsibility in weeding out corruption – a time to step up

Corporate responsibility in weeding out corruption – a time to step up

23rd October 2017 Although State capture and the impact it is having on government has been front of mind for some time, the KPMG matter has recently turned the... 

Thirty-Seven Partners and Eleven Practice Areas listed by IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018

Thirty-Seven Partners and Eleven Practice Areas listed by IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018

23rd October 2017 Fasken Martineau is pleased to be once again included in the IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate 2018 guide as among the world's leading financial... 

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

Industry-wide price uniform pricing practices in South Africa - a possible contravention of competition law

23rd October 2017 The South African Competition Commission’s recent price fixing investigations should serve as a warning to businesses in industries that practice... 

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