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Young HDSA diamond beneficiators doing well – De Beers

By: Martin Creamer     17th October 2017 The model launched last year by De Beers for the development of young historically disadvantaged South Africans (HDSAs) as diamond beneficiators is... 

De Beers Senior VP Sightholder Sales South Africa Mpumi Zikalala talks to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd and Lionel de Silva.
Cosatu not convinced cabinet reshuffle will strengthen government

Cosatu not convinced cabinet reshuffle will strengthen government

By: African News Agency      17th October 2017 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said it was not convinced that President Jacob Zuma’s latest cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday was... 

Odinga pulled out of election to avoid defeat – deputy president

Odinga pulled out of election to avoid defeat – deputy president

By: Reuters     17th October 2017 Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga decided not to stand in next week's presidential election to avoid defeat rather than for reasons of... 

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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... 

Do Nigeria’s Yoruba people have the world’s highest twin birth rate? (And are yams to blame?)

Do Nigeria’s Yoruba people have the world’s highest twin birth rate? (And are yams to blame?)

6th October 2017 Social media is full of interesting or quirky “facts” about Africa. Twitter account Africa Facts added one to the mix when it tweeted a claim about... 

Sustainability roadmap

Sustainability roadmap

6th October 2017 Restoring good governance at Eskom is undoubtedly the most pressing priority for the State-owned utility and arguably among the top five current... 

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“I Have No Idea Why They Sent Us Back” – Jordanian Deportations and Expulsions of Syrian Refugees

“I Have No Idea Why They Sent Us Back” – Jordanian Deportations and Expulsions of Syrian Refugees

3rd October 2017 Despite a decades-long history of hospitality that has earned Jordan an international reputation as one of the world’s great refugee-hosting... 

“They Forced Us Onto Trucks Like Animals” – Cameroon’s Mass Forced Return and Abuse of Nigerian Refugees

“They Forced Us Onto Trucks Like Animals” – Cameroon’s Mass Forced Return and Abuse of Nigerian Refugees

3rd October 2017 After almost 50 years of taking in hundreds of thousands of refugees from various neighbouring states, Cameroon is shredding its reputation as a... 

ANC Nomination Process

ANC Nomination Process

2nd October 2017 This is an illustrated summary of the ANC NEC Nominations Process, an initiative of the CR17 Campaign to assist and empower ANC members. It does... 

 The Global Competitiveness Report 2017–2018

The Global Competitiveness Report 2017–2018

2nd October 2017 Ten years on from the global financial crisis, the prospects for a sustained economic recovery remain at risk due to a widespread failure on the... 

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Statements

SA: President Jacob Zuma wishes the Hindu faithfuls happy Diwali

SA: President Jacob Zuma wishes the Hindu faithfuls happy Diwali

18th October 2017 President Jacob Zuma has extended good wishes to all the Hindu, Tamil, Gujerati and other communities, in South Africa who celebrate Diwali or... 

NTEU: NTEU concerned about shake up in higher education

NTEU: NTEU concerned about shake up in higher education

18th October 2017 The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has noted yet another cabinet reshuffle by President Jacob Zuma, in particular the shake up in the... 

OUTA: SANRAL continues to bully e-toll defaulters

OUTA: SANRAL continues to bully e-toll defaulters

18th October 2017 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) is concerned at SANRAL’s continued harassment and bullying tactics, through the issuing of demands and... 

GCIS: Colloquim explores sustainable solutions for unaccompanied and separated migrant children

GCIS: Colloquim explores sustainable solutions for unaccompanied and separated migrant children

18th October 2017 The three-day colloquium led by the South African Government on unaccompanied/undocumented migrant children currently underway in Boksburg, seeks... 

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Press Offices

How valuable is background screening to the retail industry?

How valuable is background screening to the retail industry?

26th September 2017 Fraud and violence in the workplace are serious threats to business stability and can be significant in retail environments where, daily, employees... 

Non-variation clauses and modern business transactions

Non-variation clauses and modern business transactions

26th September 2017 We all have seen a clause in most contracts called the “Non-variation clause”, but one does not always pay clear attention to this short three- or... 

Smart contract 2.0: The need for

Smart contract 2.0: The need for "Smart Lawyers"

26th September 2017 Technology is changing almost every aspect of our lives. It is therefore no surprise that it has already had a profound effect on how legal... 

Notes on National Treasury workshop on extension of CFC rules to foreign trusts and foundations

Notes on National Treasury workshop on extension of CFC rules to foreign trusts and foundations

22nd September 2017 The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017 proposes to extend the existing controlled foreign company (CFC) rules to include foreign trusts and... 

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