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Kenyan president proposes tax hike on money transfer services – documents

By: Reuters     19th September 2018 Kenya's president has proposed hiking taxes on mobile money transfer services and other money transfer services, documents sent to parliament this... 

Kenyan president proposes tax hike on money transfer services – documents
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta
Upbeat Pan African repositioned as lower-cost gold producer

Upbeat Pan African repositioned as lower-cost gold producer

By: Martin Creamer     19th September 2018 Gold mining company Pan African Resources said on Wednesday that it had reconfigured its gold operations for sustainable profitability through the... 

ANC in Cape Town takes 'dim view' of soon-to-be mayor Dan Plato

ANC in Cape Town takes 'dim view' of soon-to-be mayor Dan Plato

By: News24Wire      19th September 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) in the City of Cape Town has taken "a dim view" of the Democratic Alliance's (DA's) decision to have Dan Plato... 

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Jacob Zuma + Cyril Ramaphosa = Recession (how did KZN survive in 2009?)

Jacob Zuma + Cyril Ramaphosa = Recession (how did KZN survive in 2009?)

11th September 2018 There have been mixed reactions to the visit of African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa to KwaZulu-Natal this past weekend. His... 

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... 

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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

ADeC: ADeC Calls for GPG and Mashaba to be Held Accountable

ADeC: ADeC Calls for GPG and Mashaba to be Held Accountable

20th September 2018 In the wake of the tragic deaths of firefighters, Khathutshelo Muedi, Simphiwe Moropane and Mduduzi Ndlovu, ADeC Leader, Moses Mayekiso says that... 

SA: Language barrier emerges as a challenge during site visits in Tshwane

SA: Language barrier emerges as a challenge during site visits in Tshwane

20th September 2018 Language barrier emerged to be a predicament between the South African Police Services officials at the Soshanguve Police Station and foreign... 

SA: Speaker's Forum resumes in Kimberley

SA: Speaker's Forum resumes in Kimberley

20th September 2018 On Thursday 20 – 21 September 2018, the Speakers’ Forum, comprising Presiding Officers of Parliament and Provincial Legislatures will meet in... 

Brand SA: Brand South Africa congratulates first female Cosatu President Ms Zingiswa Losi

Brand SA: Brand South Africa congratulates first female Cosatu President Ms Zingiswa Losi

20th September 2018 Brand South Africa congratulates the Congress of South African Trade Unions’ (Cosatu) on their election of their first female President Ms Zingiswa... 

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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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