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Ramaphosa lauds SA defence forces for 'peace we enjoy'

By: African News Agency      21st February 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday lauded the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) during the Armed Forces Day parade in Kimberley in... 

 Ramaphosa lauds SA defence forces for 'peace we enjoy'
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Civil society calls on Gigaba to deliver a pro-poor budget

Civil society calls on Gigaba to deliver a pro-poor budget

By: Sane Dhlamini     21st February 2018 South African civil society organisations have called for a pro-poor policy agenda ahead of Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s maiden Budget Speech... 

AfriForum challenges Zuma rule on influence-peddling inquiry

AfriForum challenges Zuma rule on influence-peddling inquiry

By: Reuters     21st February 2018 Civil rights group AfriForum wants South Africa's highest court to quash a rule signed by former president Jacob Zuma that says evidence produced... 

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The Way Forward for a New South African Presidency

The Way Forward for a New South African Presidency

14th February 2018 The ANC has officially taken the decision to remove Jacob Zuma from his post as president of South Africa. However, Zuma has so far refused to go... 

 Is Ellen Johnson Sirleaf a worthy Ibrahim Prize winner?

Is Ellen Johnson Sirleaf a worthy Ibrahim Prize winner?

14th February 2018 Finally, after a three-year drought, the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership has a winner: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s... 

 Balancing Cyber Security and Internet Freedom In Africa

Balancing Cyber Security and Internet Freedom In Africa

14th February 2018 With Bitcoin volatility making daily headlines, even those living in the technological ‘Dark Ages’ are realising that the future is digital.... 

 Budgeting to end violence?

Budgeting to end violence?

13th February 2018 Surely no one would want to trade places with South Africa’s Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba on 21 February when he presents the national budget... 

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From Confrontation to Partnership: Realising Africa’s Mining Potential

From Confrontation to Partnership: Realising Africa’s Mining Potential

8th February 2018 The Brenthurst Foundation is proud to present our second discussion paper of 2018, ‘From Confrontation to Partnership: Realising Africa’s Mining... 

 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018: Forum Foundations Report

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018: Forum Foundations Report

5th February 2018 This year in Davos, at the World Economic Forum's 48th Annual Meeting, we gathered some of the world's youth and social entrepreneurs who are... 

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,... 

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Statements

NUM: NUM condemns vicious killings of police officers in Eastern Cape

NUM: NUM condemns vicious killings of police officers in Eastern Cape

22nd February 2018 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) condemns the killings of five policemen who were killed during an attack on a police station in Ngcobo,... 

DA: Natasha Mazzone says Public Protector finds Lynne Brown guilty of misleading Parliament

DA: Natasha Mazzone says Public Protector finds Lynne Brown guilty of misleading Parliament

22nd February 2018 Following a complaint by the DA, the Public Protector has found Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown guilty of misleading Parliament, when she... 

CM: Chamber of Mines notes Budget speech

CM: Chamber of Mines notes Budget speech

21st February 2018 The Chamber of Mines welcomes the 2018/19 national Budget delivered today by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba as a tough but necessary one that... 

Black Sash: President Ramaphosa's Sona encouraging but Sassa concerns remain

Black Sash: President Ramaphosa's Sona encouraging but Sassa concerns remain

21st February 2018 The Black Sash is encouraged by President Ramaphosa’s maiden State of the Nation Address (SONA), particularly the acknowledgement that social... 

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Press Offices

Mining insights: Curbing protracted and violent strikes in 2018

Mining insights: Curbing protracted and violent strikes in 2018

31st January 2018 In one of its most recent surveys, the Chambers of Mines estimated that the mining industry was responsible for creating approximately 450,000... 

Property developers will face cash flow pressure due to VAT on temporary rental of residential units

Property developers will face cash flow pressure due to VAT on temporary rental of residential units

30th January 2018 The curtains have come down on section 18B of the Value-Added Tax Act, No. 89 of 1991 (VAT Act) and the resultant impact may catch a few... 

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... 

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