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Amending constitution on "shaky grounds" for expropriation will cause illegitimacy – FMF 

By: African News Agency      12th November 2018 Removing the right to compensation, as currently contained in section 25 of the Constitution, when expropriating property will be a "lethal blow"... 

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SAA welcomes government’s support

SAA welcomes government’s support

By: Marleny Arnoldi     12th November 2018 South African Airways (SAA) has assured its stakeholders, customers and suppliers of its business continuity after government confirmed that the... 

Eskom warns of power cuts due to low coal stockpiles

Eskom warns of power cuts due to low coal stockpiles 

By: Reuters     12th November 2018 Cash-strapped power utility Eskom said on Monday the risk of nation-wide electricity outages had increased significantly due to a sharp fall in... 

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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%... 

Did South Africa's investment summit mark a game-changing moment?

Did South Africa's investment summit mark a game-changing moment?

30th October 2018 To some observers, South Africa’s recent investment summit led by the president Cyril Ramaphosa, seemed like much ado about nothing. Several of the... 

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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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DWS: Farmers requested not to abstract water from Caledon for 7 days

DWS: Farmers requested not to abstract water from Caledon for 7 days

13th November 2018 On Monday, 12 November 2018, the Lesotho Highlands Water Commission released water from Hlotse Adit to augment Maseru, Peka, Maputsoe and Hlotse... 

MDDA: Increasd Focus Required On Capacitating Community Media In Compliance And Governance

MDDA: Increasd Focus Required On Capacitating Community Media In Compliance And Governance

13th November 2018 The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) notes with deep concern the decision by the Council of the Independent Communications Authority... 

DA: SABC retrenchments: DA unsatisfied with SABC cost-cutting and retrenchment plans

DA: SABC retrenchments: DA unsatisfied with SABC cost-cutting and retrenchment plans

13th November 2018 Today the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) appeared before the Communications Portfolio Committee to present its plan regarding the... 

SA: National Assembly Agrees To Division Of Revenue Amendment Bill And Electronic Deeds Registration Systems Bill

SA: National Assembly Agrees To Division Of Revenue Amendment Bill And Electronic Deeds Registration Systems Bill

13th November 2018 The National Assembly, at its plenary sitting today, agreed to the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill and to the Electronic Deeds Registration... 

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Press Offices

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... 

Transport legislation author urges transport companies to prepare for AARTO

Transport legislation author urges transport companies to prepare for AARTO

19th October 2018 October is Transport Month - focusing on the role transport plays in the economy, flagship projects and road safety - a fitting time to prepare for... 

Dagga in the workplace

Dagga in the workplace

18th October 2018 People may no longer be prosecuted for cultivating, possessing and using small amounts of dagga for private purposes. But what are the consequences... 

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