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Zim's post election violence inquiry resumes in Harare

By: African News Agency      13th November 2018 The Commission of Inquiry into the August 1, post-election violence -- chaired by former South African president Kgalema Motlanthe -- resumed in... 

Zim's post election violence inquiry resumes in Harare
City of Cape Town to harness stormwater to boost water resources

City of Cape Town to harness stormwater to boost water resources

By: News24Wire      13th November 2018 Stormwater is set to become a new water resource, the City of Cape Town has said. Instead of rushing down gutters and into the sea, stormwater will... 

Land expropriation: Heated parliamentary meeting expected as DA questions process

Land expropriation: Heated parliamentary meeting expected as DA questions process

By: News24Wire      13th November 2018 On the eve of the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's discussion on its recommendations regarding the amendment of the Constitution, the... 

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Buhari campaign gets its numbers wrong about ‘record’ Nigeria agricultural exports

Buhari campaign gets its numbers wrong about ‘record’ Nigeria agricultural exports

1st November 2018 One of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s key promises in his bid for re-election in 2019 is to create more jobs in agriculture. A top official... 

Kewpie: understanding what it meant to be queer in District Six under apartheid

Kewpie: understanding what it meant to be queer in District Six under apartheid

31st October 2018 Across many parts of Africa homosexuality is often referred to as “unAfrican” - a western imposition that will undermine a traditional African. It... 

 Stopping the spread of terror onto West Africa’s coast

Stopping the spread of terror onto West Africa’s coast

31st October 2018 A rising number of attacks by gunmen this year have shaken the eastern part of Burkina Faso, increasing insecurity in the area. Although no group... 

Is top ruling Jubilee Party official right about who is paying income tax in Kenya?

Is top ruling Jubilee Party official right about who is paying income tax in Kenya?

31st October 2018 Kenyan taxpayers are unhappy after President Uhuru Kenyatta signed off on a law that increased taxes on many goods and services, including an 8%... 

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Fit for the Future: Envisioning New Approaches to Humanitarian Response

Fit for the Future: Envisioning New Approaches to Humanitarian Response

29th October 2018 The traditional humanitarian system faces a paradox. As the world contends with the highest levels of forced displacement and acute need in a... 

Broken Blue Line 3

Broken Blue Line 3

29th October 2018 This is the third report of the Broken Blue Line project – the previous two having been published by the IRR in 2011 and 2015. As with the two... 

The Imperative of Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to South  Africa

The Imperative of Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to South Africa

25th October 2018 The release of South Africa’s negative GDP growth data earlier this year and news of a technical recession was a shock. This requires an urgent... 

The Case For Investing In South Africa

The Case For Investing In South Africa

25th October 2018 South Africa has the most developed, diversified and technologically advanced economy on the African continent. Its economy is the 30th-largest in... 

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Statements

DA: VBS liquidation was unavoidable

DA: VBS liquidation was unavoidable

13th November 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes the North Gauteng High Court order to have VBS Mutual Bank liquidated. We have long expected this decision given... 

Finance Committee Reluctantly Accepts Vat Increase

Finance Committee Reluctantly Accepts Vat Increase

13th November 2018 After considerable consultation and deliberation, including three sets of public hearings, the Standing Committee on Finance has reluctantly... 

Industrial Parks Can Be Turned Into Special Economic Zones If Properly Supported

Industrial Parks Can Be Turned Into Special Economic Zones If Properly Supported

13th November 2018 The Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Lionel October says with proper infrastructure, utilities, and... 

Dirco: South Africa prepares for a two-year term at the Security Council

Dirco: South Africa prepares for a two-year term at the Security Council

13th November 2018 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has reached an advanced stage of its preparation for South Africa's third term as... 

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Press Offices

The Employment Equity Amendment Bill - what you need to know

The Employment Equity Amendment Bill - what you need to know

24th October 2018 The Employment Equity Amendment Bill (Bill), 2018 amends specific provisions of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 (EEA). The purpose of the Bill... 

Labour Law On Trial

Labour Law On Trial

23rd October 2018 HR Pulse in association with Labour Law Management Consulting invites you, free of charge, to join our on-line audience and keep abreast of... 

My Way or the Highway: Unilateral changes to retirement funds

My Way or the Highway: Unilateral changes to retirement funds

22nd October 2018 For years, employers and employees alike have understood that an employer cannot make unilateral changes to contracts of employment. Such... 

How South African Companies Can Close Deals More Easily in Africa

How South African Companies Can Close Deals More Easily in Africa

22nd October 2018 South African business is booming across Africa as the continent entrenches its position as a prime investment and business destination. In 2016... 

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