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DA says SA health care system on the brink of total collapse

By: African News Agency      14th June 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Thursday that South Africa's health system was teetering on the brink of total collapse. DA national... 

 DA says SA health care system on the brink of total collapse
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 ANC urges public to submit comments on land expropriation before Friday deadline

ANC urges public to submit comments on land expropriation before Friday deadline 

By: African News Agency      14th June 2018 South Africa's ruling party on Thursday encouraged the country's citizens and interested parties to make submissions to Parliament on a resolution... 

What Jean-Pierre Bemba's acquittal by the ICC means

What Jean-Pierre Bemba's acquittal by the ICC means

By: News24Wire      14th June 2018 On June 8, the International Criminal Court (ICC) shocked the international justice community and the world by overturning the war crimes... 

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What happened to the concept and praxis of African Renaissance?

What happened to the concept and praxis of African Renaissance?

6th June 2018 The miracle of Africa’s renaissance in the 21st century must be realised.  

Do 200 000 abortions – many a ‘repeat’ – take place in SA each year?

Do 200 000 abortions – many a ‘repeat’ – take place in SA each year?

5th June 2018 An MP seeking to introduce changes to South African abortion law claimed 200 000 abortions took place each year, many of them “repeats”. Official... 

How South Africa's services sector can help tackle poverty and inequality

How South Africa's services sector can help tackle poverty and inequality

5th June 2018 About two thirds of South Africa’s GDP now consists of contributions from the services sector, which ranges from banks and insurance companies to... 

South Africa wants to make history compulsory at school. But can it?

South Africa wants to make history compulsory at school. But can it?

4th June 2018 South Africa’s minister of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has released a report from a ministerial task team that recommends a major... 

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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)... 

Bankrolling Abuse – Israeli Banks in West Bank Settlements

Bankrolling Abuse – Israeli Banks in West Bank Settlements

29th May 2018 Israel’s largest banks are providing services that help support, maintain, and expand unlawful settlements by financing their construction in the... 

Constructive deconstruction: imagining alternative humanitarian action

Constructive deconstruction: imagining alternative humanitarian action

28th May 2018 The international humanitarian system needed a rethink, a modernisation, an upgrade. This project helped to catalyse that thinking by challenging... 

Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy: Market and Industry Trends

Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy: Market and Industry Trends

25th May 2018 More and more non-energy companies are voluntarily – and actively – procuring or investing in self-generation of renewable energy. Driven by sharp... 

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Statements

Solidarity: Action against Denel top brass a step in the right direction

Solidarity: Action against Denel top brass a step in the right direction

18th June 2018 Trade union Solidarity today welcomed the long-awaited action taken against the remaining members of the Denel top four. This comes after... 

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day

18th June 2018 There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day as a result of power station units being returned to the system but the... 

LIMUSA: LIMUSA welcomes the arbitration award on the case between our KZN Provincial Secretary and his employer

LIMUSA: LIMUSA welcomes the arbitration award on the case between our KZN Provincial Secretary and his employer

18th June 2018 The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) welcomes the arbitration award issued by the Dispute Resolution Centre (DRC) of the Motor... 

DA: Jack Bloom says Gauteng Health Department slow to act on wasteful R500m contract

DA: Jack Bloom says Gauteng Health Department slow to act on wasteful R500m contract

18th June 2018 The Gauteng Health Department has not yet concluded an investigation into a R500 million data storage contract with Telkom that it admits was... 

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Cloud Computing in Africa

Cloud Computing in Africa

5th June 2018 Cloud computing has increasingly become a staple of modern business.  For those who wish to leverage the cloud in Africa, certain regulatory and... 

Evading the law by hiding under the corporate veil is risky

Evading the law by hiding under the corporate veil is risky

4th June 2018 The Labour Relations Act (LRA) does not define the term ‘employer’ but does place heavy obligations on the employer by dictating that, for example,... 

Underwriting managers - valuable role players

Underwriting managers - valuable role players

4th June 2018 Do you remember not so long ago in 2012 when the Binder Regulations came into effect, it was predicted that underwriting managers would cease to... 

How will pharmacogenetics influence the life insurance industry?

How will pharmacogenetics influence the life insurance industry?

4th June 2018 Pharmacogenetics is the study of how genes affect a person's reaction to medicines. The combination of pharmacology (the science of drugs) and... 

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