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Cape Town dam levels drop slightly to 76 percent

By: African News Agency      15th October 2018 The water level of dams serving Cape Town have dropped slightly to 76 percent while average household consumption has risen, the city council said... 

 Cape Town dam levels drop slightly to 76 percent
Venda king offers to repay VBS loot if proven it was ill-gotten

Venda king offers to repay VBS loot if proven it was ill-gotten

By: African News Agency      15th October 2018 VhaVenda King Toni Mphephu Ramabulana on Monday issued a statement offering to pay back any money shown to have been illegal proceeds from the VBS... 

DA wants ethics committee to probe alleged VBS payments to Floyd Shivambu

DA wants ethics committee to probe alleged VBS payments to Floyd Shivambu 

By: African News Agency      15th October 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Monday said it would ask Parliament's ethics committee to investigate Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) chief whip... 

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Mandela and military force: the moment dictated the means

Mandela and military force: the moment dictated the means

5th October 2018 In the winter of 1998 Lesotho was roiled by protests after a controversial election. Frustrated opposition parties, which won only a single... 

Recovery is the key word

Recovery is the key word

5th October 2018 “It’s still in the morning, it’s not a midnight special,” President Cyril Ramaphosa jested ahead of his speech at the Union Building last month to... 

 Time to put meat on the bones of South Africa’s foreign policy

Time to put meat on the bones of South Africa’s foreign policy

4th October 2018 Last week was South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first real chance to present himself to the international community. Throughout his packed... 

South African law needs a zero tolerance approach to racist utterances

South African law needs a zero tolerance approach to racist utterances

4th October 2018 A “selfie” video rant has landed a South African man, Kessie Nair, in hot water. Nair faces six counts of crimen injuria and two of incitement to... 

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Delivering blockchain’s potential for environmental sustainability

Delivering blockchain’s potential for environmental sustainability

4th October 2018 By placing trust and authority in a decentralised network, rather than in a powerful central institution, blockchain – the technology underlying... 

Africa's Pulse – An analysis of issues shaping Africa’s economic future

Africa's Pulse – An analysis of issues shaping Africa’s economic future

3rd October 2018 Sub-Saharan African economies are still recovering from the slowdown in 2015-16, but growth is slower than expected, according to the October 2018... 

A political economy analysis of Uganda’s rural water supply sector

A political economy analysis of Uganda’s rural water supply sector

3rd October 2018 Many rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa still lack clean water for basic needs such as drinking and washing. Even where water points have been... 

A political economy analysis of Malawi’s rural water supply sector

A political economy analysis of Malawi’s rural water supply sector

3rd October 2018 Many rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa still lack clean water for basic needs such as drinking and washing. Even where water points have been... 

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Statements

Eskom: Resignation of Eskom’s head of Generation, Mr Thava Govender

Eskom: Resignation of Eskom’s head of Generation, Mr Thava Govender

16th October 2018 Eskom’s Group Executive of Generation, Mr Thava Govender, has tendered his resignation, and would leave Eskom at the end of the month.   Mr... 

The dti To Lead Agro-processing Companies On Mission To Explore New Markets At Paris Trade Fair

The dti To Lead Agro-processing Companies On Mission To Explore New Markets At Paris Trade Fair

16th October 2018 The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will lead a delegation of 38 agro-processing companies on a mission to explore new markets at the... 

dti: Natural Ingredients Sector Can Accelerate Inclusive Economic Growth

dti: Natural Ingredients Sector Can Accelerate Inclusive Economic Growth

15th October 2018 The natural ingredients sector has a strong potential to accelerate inclusive economic growth in South Africa. This was said by the Chief Director... 

GCIS: Government Wishes All Learners Well For 2018 NSC Final Examinations

GCIS: Government Wishes All Learners Well For 2018 NSC Final Examinations

15th October 2018 Government joins President Cyril Ramaphosa in wishing all Grade 12 leaners well as they commence with their 2018 final examinations today. The 2018... 

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Press Offices

Avoiding threatening patent or design infringement action

Avoiding threatening patent or design infringement action

26th September 2018 It often happens that rights holders enforce their rights against others as a scare tactic whilst knowing that enforcing their rights would not be... 

Directors of private companies are no longer subject to PAYE - true or false?

Directors of private companies are no longer subject to PAYE - true or false?

25th September 2018 Where fixed monthly payments made up less than 75% of private company director remuneration, paragraph 11C of the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax... 

Judgment shows fundamental shift in how SA law views cannabis and its social utility

Judgment shows fundamental shift in how SA law views cannabis and its social utility

25th September 2018 The Constitutional Court judgement in Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others v Prince; National Director of Public... 

Instantly compare legislation at a specific ‘Point in Time’ 

Instantly compare legislation at a specific ‘Point in Time’ 

25th September 2018 Viewing specific changes to legislation and keeping up to date with all the latest amendments can be a time-consuming and tedious process for legal... 

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