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Cabinet reshuffle about consolidating Zuma’s power – Vavi

By: African News Agency      17th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma’s latest Cabinet reshuffle was a self-serving bid to consolidate power with a view to the ruling party’s elective conference,... 

Cabinet reshuffle about consolidating Zuma’s power – Vavi
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New SABC board Chair and deputy are close Zuma allies – DA

New SABC board Chair and deputy are close Zuma allies – DA

By: African News Agency      17th October 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday said it “noted with concern” that the newly appointed South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board... 

Somalia calls for blood donations after bombing, Turkey sends doctors

Somalia calls for blood donations after bombing, Turkey sends doctors

By: Reuters     17th October 2017 Somalia is in desperate need for donated blood to treat survivors of a truck bombing in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday that killed more than 300... 

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Betrayal and recovering trust?

Betrayal and recovering trust?

9th October 2017 Hardly a day passes without new revelations of state capture, corruption and other forms of malgovernance. These emanate from the Public... 

Taking stock of Uganda’s economy 55 years after independence

Taking stock of Uganda’s economy 55 years after independence

9th October 2017 October 9 marks 55 years since Uganda’s independence in 1962. The country’s economy has seen many changes during this time, affected by periods of... 

Why, a decade on, a new book on Zuma's rape trial has finally hit home

Why, a decade on, a new book on Zuma's rape trial has finally hit home 

6th October 2017 In 2007, barely a year after the man who went on to become South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, was acquitted on a charge of raping a young woman... 

 Is SADC at last flexing its muscles in Lesotho?

Is SADC at last flexing its muscles in Lesotho?

6th October 2017 Will the Southern African Development Community (SADC) get it right in Lesotho this time? After over three years of quite intense diplomacy, the... 

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Report on unauthorised, irregular, and fruitless and wasteful spending in national government departments

Report on unauthorised, irregular, and fruitless and wasteful spending in national government departments

4th October 2017 AfriForum, as part of its national whistle-blower campaign, released a report today that exposes the total accumulated misappropriation of R16... 

Information Economy Report 2017

Information Economy Report 2017

4th October 2017 These are still the early days of the digital economy. But already it is clear that it has had, and will continue to have, globally transformative... 

Global development trends and challenges: horizon 2025 revisited

Global development trends and challenges: horizon 2025 revisited

4th October 2017 In July 2012, we published Horizon 2025: creative destruction in the aid industry, which analysed some of the major forces shaping change in... 

“These are the Crimes we are Fleeing” – Justice for Syria in Swedish and German Courts

“These are the Crimes we are Fleeing” – Justice for Syria in Swedish and German Courts

3rd October 2017 Over the last six years the Syrian crisis has claimed the lives of an estimated 475,000 people as of July 2017, according to the Syrian Observatory... 

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Statements

DEA: Minister Molewa welcomes sentencing of Shuangshuang Xue for smuggling of rhino horn

DEA: Minister Molewa welcomes sentencing of Shuangshuang Xue for smuggling of rhino horn

18th October 2017 The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has welcomed the direct four-year sentence handed down to a Chinese national in the Kempton... 

UDM: NMB coalition: UDM President writes to DA Leader Maimane

UDM: NMB coalition: UDM President writes to DA Leader Maimane

18th October 2017 Dear Mr Maimane Nelson Mandela Bay coalition: Mistakes were made regarding the manner in which the speaker of council conducted the NMBMM council... 

SA: Committee strongly condemns absence of Social Security agency

SA: Committee strongly condemns absence of Social Security agency

18th October 2017 Officials from both the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the Department of Social Development today failed to appear before the... 

SA: Former Chief Executive says he raised alarm when he left the power utility

SA: Former Chief Executive says he raised alarm when he left the power utility

18th October 2017 The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises was briefed by Mr Brian Dames, former Chief Executive of Eskom – and also by the Organisation Undoing... 

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Press Offices

TLAB: Debt conversion into equity proposals

TLAB: Debt conversion into equity proposals

28th September 2017 On 26 September 2017, Webber Wentzel participated in the workshop hosted by National Treasury on the proposed changes in the draft Taxation Laws... 

Tabling of amended NEMA financial provision regulations, imminent

Tabling of amended NEMA financial provision regulations, imminent

28th September 2017 The next and, presumably, final draft of the proposed changes to the NEMA Financial Provision Regulations are expected to be published any day now,... 

Data costs must fall - Competition Commission joins ICASA in war

Data costs must fall - Competition Commission joins ICASA in war

28th September 2017 Much like an army heeding to the cry of its people to take down its adversary, South Africa's competition regulators have heard the pleas of South... 

Muslim Marriages in the Spotlight – What Does the Law Currenlty Provide?

Muslim Marriages in the Spotlight – What Does the Law Currenlty Provide?

28th September 2017 A class action suit to have Muslim marriages declared legally valid in South Africa is currently being heard in the Western Cape High Court. The... 

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