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AfDB expresses strong support for new Eskom leadership

By: Terence Creamer     20th February 2018 The African Development Bank (AfDB), which has extended loan facilities worth a collective R20-billion to South Africa’s power utility Eskom,... 

AfDB expresses strong support for new Eskom leadership
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AfDB VP for power, energy, green growth and climate change Amadou Hott
 Gordhan, Jonas said to be part of Ramaphosa's new Cabinet plan

Gordhan, Jonas said to be part of Ramaphosa's new Cabinet plan

By: News24Wire      20th February 2018 Former ministers banished to the political wilderness under Jacob Zuma’s presidency are set to make a comeback as President Cyril Ramaphosa... 

Madonsela says Ramaphosa brings hope

Madonsela says Ramaphosa brings hope

By: African News Agency      20th February 2018 Cyril Ramaphosa's ascent to the presidency has brought hope to South Africans, former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said on Tuesday. ''His... 

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ANC power struggle shows that South Africa is not exceptional (after all)

ANC power struggle shows that South Africa is not exceptional (after all)

12th February 2018 South Africa is in the grip of political uncertainty. That President Jacob Zuma will go before the official end of his tenure after national... 

 Nepad and the battle for the soul of the African Union

Nepad and the battle for the soul of the African Union

12th February 2018 Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia was one of the first to speak at the Nepad orientation committee meeting on the sidelines of the recent... 

Managing Zuma’s departure without undermining democratic values

Managing Zuma’s departure without undermining democratic values

12th February 2018 Ever since the ANC conference in December the public and for the most part, the ANC has watched how ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa would address the... 

 APRM@15 - Has African Governance come of Age?

APRM@15 - Has African Governance come of Age?

9th February 2018 In the Americas, when a young Latina girl turns 15, she celebrates her fiesta de quinceañera, a coming of age ceremony. Across the Atlantic Ocean,... 

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A Wealth Tax for South Africa, by Professor Emeritus Sampie Terreblanche

A Wealth Tax for South Africa, by Professor Emeritus Sampie Terreblanche

2nd February 2018 We have great pleasure in publishing our first working paper: A Wealth Tax for South Africa, by Professor Emeritus Sampie Terreblanche. It was... 

 The Digital Arab World: Understanding and embracing regional changes in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Digital Arab World: Understanding and embracing regional changes in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

2nd February 2018 The increasing convergence and affordability of digital, biological and physical technologies will dramatically affect how the Arab world produces,... 

GRM Search Salary Survey 2017/2018

GRM Search Salary Survey 2017/2018

2nd February 2018 Once again, 2017-2018 has seen a number of changes within the legal sector in Southern Africa and with those changes come the accompanying changes... 

People, Migration and Security: Africa in a Volatile World

People, Migration and Security: Africa in a Volatile World

1st February 2018 Between 1-3 December 2017, The Brenthurst Foundation, in partnership with the British Peace Support Team (Pretoria, South Africa), the Africa... 

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SAPS: National Commissioner Khehla Sitole condemns attack on Ngcobo Police Station

SAPS: National Commissioner Khehla Sitole condemns attack on Ngcobo Police Station

21st February 2018 The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole,has strongly condemned the attack on the Ngcobo Police... 

SACP: SACP calls on the Public Protector to investigate Mashaba's alleged corruption

SACP: SACP calls on the Public Protector to investigate Mashaba's alleged corruption

21st February 2018 The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Gauteng Province calls on the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane to urgently and promptly... 

DA: James Lorimer says Mineral Resources Committee agrees to full-scale State Capture Inquiry after another Zwane no-show

DA: James Lorimer says Mineral Resources Committee agrees to full-scale State Capture Inquiry after another Zwane no-show

21st February 2018 The DA is pleased that the Mineral Resources Portfolio Committee has agreed to its suggestion of a full-fledged Inquiry into State Capture in the... 

SA: Mineral Resources Committee set to institute inquiry on Minister

SA: Mineral Resources Committee set to institute inquiry on Minister

21st February 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has resolved, in principle, to institute a full-scale inquiry into allegations of state capture... 

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Press Offices

Deal value in Healthcare to triple in Africa and the Middle East in 2018

Deal value in Healthcare to triple in Africa and the Middle East in 2018

29th January 2018 Baker McKenzie's Global Transactions Forecast, developed in association with Oxford Economics, predicts that M&A deal value in the healthcare... 

Interception of Information

Interception of Information

26th January 2018 Many employers are still not aware of the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act (RICA) that came into effect at the end of September... 

Mining: Industry hopes that the new broom sweeps clean

Mining: Industry hopes that the new broom sweeps clean

25th January 2018 The mining industry is poised on a knife’s edge with its future largely dependant on what the ANC's newly installed management team does in the... 

Tax victory for automotive manufacturers

Tax victory for automotive manufacturers

25th January 2018 A recent Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment (Volkswagen South Africa (Pty) Ltd v CSARS) provided much needed clarity that Productive Asset... 

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