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Government needs to stop seeing civil society as an enemy – Makhura

By: News24Wire      18th June 2018 Gauteng premier and acting African National Congress (ANC) provincial chairperson David Makhura has admitted that had his government listened to... 

Government needs to stop seeing civil society as an enemy – Makhura
Gauteng Premier David Makhura
IRR submits 53 000 objections to expropriation without compensation

IRR submits 53 000 objections to expropriation without compensation

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 As the deadline for submissions to the Constitutional Review Committee loomed on Friday morning, the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) showed up at... 

Amending Constitution won't solve land reform failures – Cope

Amending Constitution won't solve land reform failures – Cope

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 The Congress of the People (Cope) says it rejects calls to amend the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation, saying... 

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Policy posers

Policy posers 

8th June 2018 South African energy policymakers would be well advised to take note a few recent reports as they move to finalise the long-awaited update to the... 

Biography of an ancestral river: a call to arms against exploitation in South Africa

Biography of an ancestral river: a call to arms against exploitation in South Africa

7th June 2018 Respected South African academic and author Jacklyn Cock’s deep love for the Kowie river is the key thread that runs throughout her new book,... 

 Can Africa’s borders really become bridges?

Can Africa’s borders really become bridges?

7th June 2018 ‘Good fences make good neighbours,’ the American poet Robert Frost wrote in 1915. This remark has been widely misinterpreted to mean that Frost was... 

Patience with Ramaphosa's presidency is waning among South Africans

Patience with Ramaphosa's presidency is waning among South Africans 

6th June 2018 South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has just crossed 100 days in office with increasing signs that his honeymoon period is already over.... 

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Economic Development in Africa Report 2018

Economic Development in Africa Report 2018

1st June 2018 Images of thousands of African youth drowning in the Mediterranean, propelled by poverty or conflict at home and lured by the hope of jobs abroad,... 

 Displaced and dispossessed: conflict-affected communities and their land of origin in Kachin State, Myanmar

Displaced and dispossessed: conflict-affected communities and their land of origin in Kachin State, Myanmar

1st June 2018 People displaced by conflict (IDPs) in Myanmar’s Kachin State want to return to their land, yet it is being appropriated unfairly. Legal or... 

 Chile's Reform Decision Points

Chile's Reform Decision Points

31st May 2018 The Brenthurst Foundation is pleased to announce the release of May's final discussion paper - Chile's Reform Decision Points.  From poverty levels... 

 Addressing E-Payment Challenges in Global E-Commerce

Addressing E-Payment Challenges in Global E-Commerce

31st May 2018 Technology has altered the way consumers interact with payment systems. The Internet, digitization, shifting consumer preferences and, in some... 

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DA: Joe McGluwa says DA calls on NW Integrity Commissioner to investigate Mahumaphelo

DA: Joe McGluwa says DA calls on NW Integrity Commissioner to investigate Mahumaphelo

19th June 2018 The Democratic Alliance in the North West has written to the North West Legislature’s Integrity Commissioner, Fazela Mahomed, calling on her office... 

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day

19th June 2018 Today’s prognosis is the same as yesterday. There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day as a result of power station units... 

SA: MEC Maine's statement on the 105 years of the Land Act of 1913

SA: MEC Maine's statement on the 105 years of the Land Act of 1913

19th June 2018 Today, 19 June 2018, marks 105 years since the infamous Land Act of 1913 was enacted by the White minority-ruled government in South Africa. The... 

DA: Alan Fuchs on Kopanong project: another waste of the people’s money

DA: Alan Fuchs on Kopanong project: another waste of the people’s money

19th June 2018 The Kopanong Precinct Project, after 15 years, has once again stalled due to affordability concerns. The project, formerly known as the Gauteng... 

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Good news for taxpayers holding obsolete closing stock

Good news for taxpayers holding obsolete closing stock

6th June 2018 In recent times, taxpayers holding thousands of items of stock have had difficulties in convincing the Commissioner of the South African Revenue... 

Administrative Adjudication Of Road Traffic Offences Act 46 Of 1998 And Further Notes On The Point Demerit System

Administrative Adjudication Of Road Traffic Offences Act 46 Of 1998 And Further Notes On The Point Demerit System  

6th June 2018 The points demerit system is regulated by Chapter 4 of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act 46 of 1998 (hereafter referred... 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update May 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update May 2018

6th June 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update April 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update April 2018

6th June 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 

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