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Eskom wage talks off to a bad start – union

By: News24Wire      19th June 2018 Talks between Eskom and unions got off to a bad start on Tuesday, with the power producer reneging on its earlier agreement to include... 

 Eskom wage talks off to a bad start – union
 Eskom says load-shedding likely on Tuesday

Eskom says load-shedding likely on Tuesday

By: African News Agency      19th June 2018 State power utility Eskom said on Tuesday there was a high probability of rotational load-shedding in the evening as a result of the power system... 

Gauteng Transport Authority Bill approved by Cabinet, Gautrain 2 ‘held back’ by Treasury

Gauteng Transport Authority Bill approved by Cabinet, Gautrain 2 ‘held back’ by Treasury

By: Irma Venter     19th June 2018 The bill to establish a Gauteng Transport Authority (GTA) has been approved by Cabinet. Speaking at the i-Transport and UATP Go Green, Go Smart... 

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The way history is taught in South Africa is ahistorical -- and that's a problem

The way history is taught in South Africa is ahistorical -- and that's a problem

8th June 2018 History may soon be a compulsory school subject until Grade 12 in South Africa. A task team established by the country’s minister of basic... 

Policy posers

Policy posers 

8th June 2018 South African energy policymakers would be well advised to take note a few recent reports as they move to finalise the long-awaited update to the... 

Biography of an ancestral river: a call to arms against exploitation in South Africa

Biography of an ancestral river: a call to arms against exploitation in South Africa

7th June 2018 Respected South African academic and author Jacklyn Cock’s deep love for the Kowie river is the key thread that runs throughout her new book,... 

 Can Africa’s borders really become bridges?

Can Africa’s borders really become bridges?

7th June 2018 ‘Good fences make good neighbours,’ the American poet Robert Frost wrote in 1915. This remark has been widely misinterpreted to mean that Frost was... 

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 Chile's Reform Decision Points

Chile's Reform Decision Points

31st May 2018 The Brenthurst Foundation is pleased to announce the release of May's final discussion paper - Chile's Reform Decision Points.  From poverty levels... 

 Addressing E-Payment Challenges in Global E-Commerce

Addressing E-Payment Challenges in Global E-Commerce

31st May 2018 Technology has altered the way consumers interact with payment systems. The Internet, digitization, shifting consumer preferences and, in some... 

The Cost Of Gender Inequality Unrealized Potential: The High Cost Of Gender Inequality In Earnings

The Cost Of Gender Inequality Unrealized Potential: The High Cost Of Gender Inequality In Earnings

30th May 2018 Globally, countries are losing $160-trillion in wealth because of differences in lifetime earnings between women and men. This amounts to an... 

An assessment of new coal plants in South Africa’s electricity future

An assessment of new coal plants in South Africa’s electricity future

30th May 2018 A report released by the University of Cape Town’s Energy Research Centre (ERC) shows that government’s planned independent power producer (IPP)... 

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Statements

SA: President Ramaphosa mourns the passing of Ambassador Billy Modise

SA: President Ramaphosa mourns the passing of Ambassador Billy Modise

21st June 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his deepest condolences on the sad passing of South Africa’s former Chief of State Protocol and recipient... 

DIRCO: Minister Sisulu leads South Africa's delegation at the SADC ministerial meeting in Angola

DIRCO: Minister Sisulu leads South Africa's delegation at the SADC ministerial meeting in Angola

21st June 2018 The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, will lead a South African delegation to the 20th Meeting of the SADC... 

Saftu: Saftu demands nationalisation

Saftu: Saftu demands nationalisation

21st June 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions has noted the publication of the latest draft mining charter, but sees no possibility, at a time when... 

DA: Mmusi Maimane calls on Hawks to deepen probe into ANC corruption at Vrede Dairy Farm

DA: Mmusi Maimane calls on Hawks to deepen probe into ANC corruption at Vrede Dairy Farm

21st June 2018 I have today written to the new National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks), Adv Godfrey Lebeya, requesting a... 

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Press Offices

“But it wasn’t racist

“But it wasn’t racist" - the Constitutional Court in South Africa confirms a hardline approach on racism 

6th June 2018 On 17 May 2018, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of South Africa (CC) delivered judgment in the matter of Rustenburg Platinum Mine v SAEWA... 

Good news for taxpayers holding obsolete closing stock

Good news for taxpayers holding obsolete closing stock

6th June 2018 In recent times, taxpayers holding thousands of items of stock have had difficulties in convincing the Commissioner of the South African Revenue... 

Administrative Adjudication Of Road Traffic Offences Act 46 Of 1998 And Further Notes On The Point Demerit System

Administrative Adjudication Of Road Traffic Offences Act 46 Of 1998 And Further Notes On The Point Demerit System  

6th June 2018 The points demerit system is regulated by Chapter 4 of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act 46 of 1998 (hereafter referred... 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update May 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update May 2018

6th June 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act 39 of 2004 

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