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Thabo Mbeki Foundation 'hopeful' after SCA spy tapes judgment

By: News24Wire      16th October 2017 The Thabo Mbeki Foundation said it has renewed hope following the Supreme Court of Appeals' (SCA) judgment in the spy tapes saga against President... 

Thabo Mbeki Foundation 'hopeful' after SCA spy tapes judgment
Snuki Zikalala voted in as ANC Veteran's League head

Snuki Zikalala voted in as ANC Veteran's League head

By: News24Wire      16th October 2017 Former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) head of news Snuki Zikalala has been elected the second president of the African National... 

Death toll from blasts in Somalia's capital Mogadishu rises to 85

Death toll from blasts in Somalia's capital Mogadishu rises to 85

By: Reuters     16th October 2017 The death toll from twin bomb blasts that struck busy junctions in the heart of Somalia's capital Mogadishu has jumped to 85, making it one of the... 

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What Archbishop Tutu's ubuntu credo teaches the world about justice and harmony

What Archbishop Tutu's ubuntu credo teaches the world about justice and harmony 

5th October 2017 Archbishop Emeritus Bishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu’s 86th birthday on October 7 is a good occasion to reflect on the man’s contributions to South... 

Shale gas in South Africa: game-changer or damp squib?

Shale gas in South Africa: game-changer or damp squib?

5th October 2017 Horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as fracking, has in the past few decades made available the gas in previously ‘tight’... 

Trump's Africa policy is still incoherent, but key signals are emerging

Trump's Africa policy is still incoherent, but key signals are emerging

4th October 2017 Africa’s leaders, along with everyone else interested in US-Africa relations, have waited eight months for US President Donald Trump’s... 

 Zimbabwe’s succession Rubik’s Cube

Zimbabwe’s succession Rubik’s Cube

4th October 2017 Whenever President Robert Mugabe’s busy travel schedule out of Zimbabwe permits, he takes the opportunity to address scheduled ‘Presidential Youth... 

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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... 

Accelerating renewable mini-grid deployment: A study on the Philippines

Accelerating renewable mini-grid deployment: A study on the Philippines

2nd October 2017 Consultations in the Philippines have called for “establishing an enabling environment for mini-grids” to expand energy access and increase... 

Wiping Away the Boreal

Wiping Away the Boreal

2nd October 2017 Human activities are currently driving the world’s species to extinction at up to 1,000 times the natural rate. To protect biodiversity and the... 

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Statements

EEF: EFF press statement for 17 October 2017

EEF: EFF press statement for 17 October 2017

17th October 2017 Fellow South Africans we want to open this press briefing by expressing our solidarity and sincere condolences to the people of Somalia who are... 

SAFTU: SAFTU statement on Cabinet reshuffle

SAFTU: SAFTU statement on Cabinet reshuffle

17th October 2017 The South African Federation of Trade unions has noted with concern yet another Cabinet reshuffle by a clearly desperate President Zuma. The new... 

SA: Committee welcomes appointment of SABC Board and new Minister of Communications

SA: Committee welcomes appointment of SABC Board and new Minister of Communications

17th October 2017 The Portfolio Committee on Communications welcomes the appointment of the South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC’s) new Board members. The... 

FutureSA: McKinsey can do more to make amends

FutureSA: McKinsey can do more to make amends

17th October 2017 Future South Africa welcomes the statement from McKinsey acknowledging their role in the malfeasance at Eskom. Unfortunately, it comes a little too... 

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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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