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Transnet issues summons to top former execs

By: News24Wire      17th January 2019 Transnet says it has issued summons to former top executives implicated in financial mismanagement with a view of recouping some of the squandered... 

Transnet issues summons to top former execs
 Maimane urges Ramaphosa to cancel Bosasa contracts with government

Maimane urges Ramaphosa to cancel Bosasa contracts with government

By: African News Agency      17th January 2019 Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Mmusi Maimane, on Thursday called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to cancel all existing government contracts with... 

Janusz Walus does not deserve parole for the murder of Chris Hani – SACP

Janusz Walus does not deserve parole for the murder of Chris Hani – SACP

By: News24Wire      17th January 2019 The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Wednesday said it had noted the decision announced by advocate Michael Masutha, Minister of Justice and... 

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 Why are women still so unsafe?

Why are women still so unsafe?

9th January 2019 Violence against women is an indicator of how prone societies are towards violence. Almost two decades since countries across the world adopted... 

What DRC's flawed election means for emerging democratic culture in Africa

What DRC's flawed election means for emerging democratic culture in Africa

8th January 2019 On December 30, 2018, 46-million citizens cast their votes in a historic election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There hasn’t been a peaceful... 

What South Africa's matric pass rate means for universities

What South Africa's matric pass rate means for universities

8th January 2019 South Africa’s Minister of Basic Education announced a 2018 matric pass rate of 78.2% in the first week of January as well as a number of other... 

 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... 

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Pure Life as a Means to Development, Costa Rican Style

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6th December 2018 Costa Rica is a top performer in Latin America with an economy that is over five times its size in the mid-1980s. Best known for its rich... 

Handbook of Statistics 2018

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6th December 2018 The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics 2018 provides a wide range of statistics and indicators relevant to the analysis of international trade,... 

A Changing World: New Trends in Emerging Market Infrastructure Finance

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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... 

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Statements

DA: #Bosasagate: DA to report ANC election payments to IEC

DA: #Bosasagate: DA to report ANC election payments to IEC

18th January 2019 The Democratic Alliance will be submitting a complaint to the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) following more jaw-dropping revelations at... 

DA: DA calls for independent investigation into water crisis

DA: DA calls for independent investigation into water crisis

18th January 2019 The Democratic Alliance in the Northern Cape is calling on COGHSTA MEC, Bentley Vass, to urgently intervene in the current water crisis in... 

DA: Inexcusable delay in Esidimeni payouts

DA: Inexcusable delay in Esidimeni payouts

18th January 2019 The protest today by relatives of Life Esidimeni victims outside Gauteng Premier David Makhura’s office is justified because there has been an... 

NECSA: Justice delayed in Necsa Board dismissal case by Minister Radebe’s eleventh hour tactic

NECSA: Justice delayed in Necsa Board dismissal case by Minister Radebe’s eleventh hour tactic

18th January 2019 Yesterday, the urgent application in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria brought by three members of the allegedly disbanded Necsa Board to... 

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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?

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