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Home Affairs launches new automated biometric ID system

By: News24Wire      16th May 2018 The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has taken new future-fit identification steps by launching an the Automated Biometric Identification System... 

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 Water supply transforms lives of rural Limpopo community

Water supply transforms lives of rural Limpopo community

By: African News Agency      16th May 2018 A recently installed borehole has transformed the lives of villagers in Tshavhalovhedzi, outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo. Tshavhalovhedzi is one of... 

 ANC Youth League calls on government to cut all ties with Israel

ANC Youth League calls on government to cut all ties with Israel

By: African News Agency      16th May 2018 The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) on Wednesday called on the ANC-led government to cuts all diplomatic ties with Israel. ANCYL... 

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Yes, South Africa spends as much on VIP protection & security as on land reform

Yes, South Africa spends as much on VIP protection & security as on land reform

9th May 2018 Compensation for land has “never in fact been prioritised in national budgets previously”, Gwen Ngwenya, the head of policy for the Democratic... 

Experiencing Cote d’Ivoire

Experiencing Cote d’Ivoire

8th May 2018 This opinion piece is written by Nompendulo Mkatshwa In January 2017 I set off from Johannesburg, South Africa to Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Even... 

How South Africa should tackle the redistribution of land in urban areas

How South Africa should tackle the redistribution of land in urban areas

8th May 2018 Land debates are reverberating across South Africa after the country’s parliament resolved to accelerate land redistribution through expropriation... 

 Empowering young women to stand up for conflict resilience

Empowering young women to stand up for conflict resilience

8th May 2018 Young women are increasingly at risk of harm during violent conflicts, as seen in the disturbing trend of mass kidnappings, sexual assaults and... 

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Renewable energy auctions: Cases from sub-Saharan Africa

Renewable energy auctions: Cases from sub-Saharan Africa

26th April 2018 Renewable energy auctions have emerged as an important mechanism to drive the adoption of renewable sources for power generation. Like in other... 

Fixing AML: Can New Technology Help Address the De-risking Dilemma?

Fixing AML: Can New Technology Help Address the De-risking Dilemma?

25th April 2018 In 2015, a Center for Global Development (CGD) working group on the unintended consequences of anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the... 

 Agile Governance: Reimagining Policy-making in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Agile Governance: Reimagining Policy-making in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

25th April 2018 The Fourth Industrial Revolution is characterised by the unprecedented advances in technology transforming the way individuals and groups across... 

 Blockchain Beyond the Hype

Blockchain Beyond the Hype

25th April 2018 This common sense and practical framework is designed to assist executives in understanding whether blockchain is an appropriate and helpful tool... 

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ESKOM: Eskom's internal transfers are without salary increase

ESKOM: Eskom's internal transfers are without salary increase

17th May 2018 The internal job advertisements are geared towards recruiting staff within Eskom for available posts across all the company's business units and... 

dti: The dti to lead trade and investment mission to Kenya and Tanzania

dti: The dti to lead trade and investment mission to Kenya and Tanzania

17th May 2018 The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will lead a delegation of nineteen South African companies on a Trade and Investment Mission (TIM)... 

NFP: Motion to downgrade SA Embassy in Israel to be brought to Parliament

NFP: Motion to downgrade SA Embassy in Israel to be brought to Parliament

17th May 2018 Allow me to welcome one and all of you here today.   South Africans are all aware of the crisis in the Middle East, all who have not been corrupted... 

FEDUSA: FEDUSA concerned about increasing cash-in-transit heists

FEDUSA: FEDUSA concerned about increasing cash-in-transit heists

17th May 2018 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) is deeply concerned about the increasing number of cash-in-transit robberies that in many cases... 

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Press Offices

Amendment of the Financial Regulations, 2015: Offshore oil & gas rights holders to comply by February 2024

Amendment of the Financial Regulations, 2015: Offshore oil & gas rights holders to comply by February 2024

25th April 2018 On Friday last week, the Minister of Environmental Affairs amended the Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015 to extend the transitional period... 

Spoor & Fisher receives top rank from The Legal 500

Spoor & Fisher receives top rank from The Legal 500

25th April 2018 Boutique international Intellectual Property (IP) law firm Spoor & Fisher has retained its band 1 ranking in the 2018 Legal 500 ratings of IP firms... 

Cryptocurrencies – will regulation create more value?

Cryptocurrencies – will regulation create more value?

25th April 2018 Society has evolved from the time that people would barter to buy goods and procure services. It was a matter of time before people realised that... 

What mischief does the National Credit Amendment Bill seek to address?

What mischief does the National Credit Amendment Bill seek to address?

25th April 2018 There have been varying views on the National Credit Amendment Bill 2018, colloquially referred to as the Debt Relief Bill. The Bill seeks to... 

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