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New Botswana coal mine development under way – Minergy

By: Martin Creamer     18th September 2018 Work is under way on the new Masama coal mine, which Botswana Stock Exchange-listed Minergy expects to commission in January, ahead of its primary... 

New Botswana coal mine development under way – Minergy
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ConCourt rules that personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence

ConCourt rules that personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 The Constitutional Court has ruled that the personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence. "The right to privacy is not confined to a home or... 

Cronin lifts veil on new draft expropriation law

Cronin lifts veil on new draft expropriation law

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 A new expropriation bill, set to be tabled in Parliament in the next two months, will set out a clear procedure for land expropriation without... 

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The President’s crystal ball: Let’s hope he’s not right

The President’s crystal ball: Let’s hope he’s not right

11th September 2018 Many predictions of the future have turned out to be wrong. In 1955, for example, Alex Lewyt, the president of a company that made vacuum cleaners,... 

 AU limits its role in Western Sahara crisis

AU limits its role in Western Sahara crisis

11th September 2018 The African Union (AU) will be limiting its peace efforts in the Western Sahara in order to support the United Nations’ (UN) process in the region.... 

Attacks on “foreign nationals” and callous indifference

Attacks on “foreign nationals” and callous indifference

11th September 2018 “And Jesus said…’Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.”- Matthew 8:20 The recent... 

 Independent prosecutors are vital to South Africa’s recovery

Independent prosecutors are vital to South Africa’s recovery

10th September 2018 The rule of law, the principle whereby everyone, including the rich and powerful, is subject to the law, is being challenged across the globe in... 

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Briefing Note on the Health Market Inquiry – August 2018

Briefing Note on the Health Market Inquiry – August 2018

4th September 2018 Understanding the Health Market Inquiry's provisional report on the Private Healthcare Sector. SECTION27 Executive Director has taken the 480 page... 

The Need for a Regional Response to an Unprecedented Migration Crisis

The Need for a Regional Response to an Unprecedented Migration Crisis

4th September 2018 The current exodus of Venezuelans has generated the largest migration crisis of its kind in recent Latin American history. More than 2.3 million... 

Life in South Africa: Reasons for Hope

Life in South Africa: Reasons for Hope

3rd September 2018 Our latest report, ‘Life in South Africa: Reasons for Hope’, reminds South Africans of the significant progress the country has made under... 

Umrabulo – Let's talk land reform

Umrabulo – Let's talk land reform

31st August 2018 The South African land question has not been fully resolved. Various measures have been undertaken since 1994 to deal with redistribution and... 

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Statements

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity and Sasol to meet at the CCMA today

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity and Sasol to meet at the CCMA today

19th September 2018 Solidarity and Sasol are set to start talks at the CCMA in Johannesburg today in a bid to end Solidarity’s protracted strike at Sasol. Solidarity... 

IFP: IFP strongly condemns #KessieNair’s racial attack on President Ramaphosa

IFP: IFP strongly condemns #KessieNair’s racial attack on President Ramaphosa

19th September 2018 The IFP condemns in the strongest possible terms the egregious display of racial hatred by Durban businessman #KessieNair on his remarks towards... 

SA: Police Committee obtains persmission to convene urgent meeting on security measures in parliament

SA: Police Committee obtains persmission to convene urgent meeting on security measures in parliament

18th September 2018 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Mr Francois Beukman, announced this morning that permission has been obtained from the House... 

DA: DA calls for investigation into De Aar Hospital relocation

DA: DA calls for investigation into De Aar Hospital relocation

18th September 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Northern Cape is calling on the MEC of Health, Fufe Makatong, to launch an investigation into the relocation of... 

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Press Offices

Spring Clean Your IP Portfolio

Spring Clean Your IP Portfolio

29th August 2018 In many companies it is common for business plans to evolve over time, however, what is often forgotten is their overriding intellectual property... 

Data Breaches: What is Required?

Data Breaches: What is Required?

29th August 2018 South Africa has experienced no fewer than four significant data breaches involving consumer’s personal information held by businesses, in the... 

Junk Science and Disclosure

Junk Science and Disclosure

29th August 2018 One of the interesting aspects of patents is the degree to which countries have harmonised their laws. This stands in stark contrast to any number... 

Fix the weak links in supply chain with vetting

Fix the weak links in supply chain with vetting

29th August 2018 Suppliers play a huge role in the operational capacity of a business and with a mutually healthy relationship, trusted suppliers can help a... 

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