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Eskom’s ‘death spiral’ under the microscope 

By: Terence Creamer     21st November 2017 A major topic of discussion during recent public hearings into Eskom’s 2018/19 revenue application, was whether a further double-digit tariff hike... 

Eskom’s ‘death spiral’ under the microscope
 'Do honourable thing' and step aside, Khama asks Mugabe in open letter

'Do honourable thing' and step aside, Khama asks Mugabe in open letter

By: African News Agency      21st November 2017 Botswana's President Ian Khama has reiterated his call for his Zimbabwean counterpart Robert Mugabe to step down in an open letter released on... 

'Confidential' council meeting to discuss City of Cape Town corruption allegations

'Confidential' council meeting to discuss City of Cape Town corruption allegations

By: News24Wire      21st November 2017 Tender irregularities, disciplinary action against senior staff members and the shutdown of a forensic investigation are expected to be discussed... 

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 Africa seeks rivalry-free BRICS’ support

Africa seeks rivalry-free BRICS’ support

4th September 2017 Although the theme of the 9th BRICS Summit is “A Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future”, there is likely to be some underlying tension among... 

Zimbabwe looks for Mugabe's successor after a surreal month

Zimbabwe looks for Mugabe's successor after a surreal month

1st September 2017 Before she landed herself in hot diplomatic water by allegedly attacking a South African model with a power cord, Zimbabwe’s notoriously... 

 Can South Africa de-escalate the Korean Peninsula crisis?

Can South Africa de-escalate the Korean Peninsula crisis?

1st September 2017 In the wake of the North Korean missile fired into Japanese airspace – on the United Nation’s commemorative “International Day Against Nuclear... 

Drawing a line through free speech

Drawing a line through free speech

1st September 2017 If any single question has come to define debate around freedom of speech today – in South Africa and globally – this would be it. Where previous... 

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 We’ll Live to 100 – How Can We Afford It?

We’ll Live to 100 – How Can We Afford It?

29th May 2017 The challenges we face to provide our ageing societies with a financially secure retirement are well-known. Advances in healthcare, diet and... 

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017

29th May 2017 Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017 presents the status of renewable energy employment, both by technology and in selected countries,... 

Betrayal of a Promise

Betrayal of a Promise 

26th May 2017 This report suggests South Africa has experienced a silent coup that has removed the ANC from its place as the primary force for transformation in... 

A child is a child: Protecting children on the move from violence, abuse and exploitation

A child is a child: Protecting children on the move from violence, abuse and exploitation

25th May 2017 Among the millions of children on the move worldwide, many – including hundreds of thousands of unaccompanied children and adolescents – undertake... 

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Statements

SAFTU: SAFTU condemns Trump’s statement on Jerusalem

SAFTU: SAFTU condemns Trump’s statement on Jerusalem

7th December 2017 The South African Federation of Trade Unions strongly condemns President Donald Trump’s outrageous announcement that the US is recognising... 

SADTU: SADTU welcomes the progress in International Reading Literacy Study

SADTU: SADTU welcomes the progress in International Reading Literacy Study

7th December 2017 The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) has noted the release of the International Reading Literacy Study which has reflected that 78%... 

SA: President Zuma extends condolences on passing of Minister Mapisa-Nqakula's father

SA: President Zuma extends condolences on passing of Minister Mapisa-Nqakula's father

7th December 2017 President Jacob Zuma has extended his condolences to the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, and her family on... 

IFP: IFP call for more awareness on listeria

IFP: IFP call for more awareness on listeria

7th December 2017 The Inkatha Freedom Party in KwaZulu-Natal calls for more awareness on listeria after the National Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi... 

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Press Offices

Loop structure to benefit local firms interested in tapping foreign investment

Loop structure to benefit local firms interested in tapping foreign investment

10th April 2017 The Financial Surveillance Department of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) in a recent circular has confirmed that local unlisted technology,... 

But I didn’t do anything! - Derivative misconduct in the workplace

But I didn’t do anything! - Derivative misconduct in the workplace

10th April 2017 Derivative misconduct occurs when an employer is faced with a situation where misconduct has occurred (often in a collective context) but the... 

An employer's liability for sexual harassment

An employer's liability for sexual harassment

10th April 2017 On 7 March 2017, the South African Labour Appeal Court handed down judgment on a sexual harassment claim. The case is of importance as it confirms... 

Updated Guide Offers Practical Do’s and Don’ts on Competition for Corporates

Updated Guide Offers Practical Do’s and Don’ts on Competition for Corporates

7th April 2017 Antitrust and competition laws exist to encourage fair competition and ethical trade practices, yet – despite these laws – high profile cases... 

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