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Weak GDP number latest dampener to optimism over Ramaphosa

By: African News Agency      6th June 2018 The latest official data showing South Africa's economy contracted in the first quarter of this year is the latest dampener to the optimism... 

 Weak GDP number latest dampener to optimism over Ramaphosa
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South Sudan president agrees to meet with former first vice president

South Sudan president agrees to meet with former first vice president

By: African News Agency      6th June 2018 South Sudan President Salva Kiir has agreed to meet with his former First Vice-President Riek Machar in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, signalling a... 

It's youth vs 'old' ahead of the ANC Gauteng conference

It's youth vs 'old' ahead of the ANC Gauteng conference

By: News24Wire      6th June 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) Youth League in Gauteng has thrown down the gauntlet against the province's current leaders, who are endorsing... 

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Stokvels changing the face of the township economy

23rd February 2018 Stokvels, defined by Oxford Dictionary as "a savings or investment society to which members regularly contribute an agreed amount and from which... 

South Africa's budget: first steps towards a recovery, but at what cost?

South Africa's budget: first steps towards a recovery, but at what cost?

22nd February 2018 The 2018 Budget, presented by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in Parliament, lays out the painful consequences of the country’s public finances for... 

South Africa's finance minister played the tax cards he had left: wealth and VAT

South Africa's finance minister played the tax cards he had left: wealth and VAT

22nd February 2018 South Africa’s 2018 national budget came with a raft of tax increases indicating the country’s desperation to address a growing gap in its public... 

No more mercy for bad behaviour at South Africa's state owned companies

No more mercy for bad behaviour at South Africa's state owned companies

22nd February 2018 South Africa’s 2018 national budget was presented amid growing concern about the financial sustainability of key state owned enterprises such as... 

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 Stopping the Scandals: five ways governments can end tax avoidance

Stopping the Scandals: five ways governments can end tax avoidance

9th November 2017 When global corporations and the super-rich use tax havens to avoid paying their fair share, it is the poorest countries and people who lose most.... 

 Testing community consent: Tullow Oil project in Kenya

Testing community consent: Tullow Oil project in Kenya

9th November 2017 This case study assesses the extent of Tullow Oil’s compliance with the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in Turkana County,... 

 Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Supply Chains

Impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on Supply Chains

9th November 2017 Disruptive technologies are transforming all end-to-end steps in production and business models in most sectors of the economy. The products that... 

Global tuberculosis report 2017

Global tuberculosis report 2017

8th November 2017 WHO has published a global TB report every year since 1997. The main aim of the report is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of... 

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DA: Mmusi Maimane calls on Hawks to deepen probe into ANC corruption at Vrede Dairy Farm

DA: Mmusi Maimane calls on Hawks to deepen probe into ANC corruption at Vrede Dairy Farm

21st June 2018 I have today written to the new National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks), Adv Godfrey Lebeya, requesting a... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU welcomes announcement of NHI Bill

NEHAWU: NEHAWU welcomes announcement of NHI Bill

21st June 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] as a formation that has pioneered and spearheaded the campaign on the... 

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

21st June 2018 There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day as a result of power station units being returned to the power system. However... 

SA: Western Cape Social Development on disruption of Social Development local offices by striking SASSA staff

SA: Western Cape Social Development on disruption of Social Development local offices by striking SASSA staff

20th June 2018 The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the intimidation and disruptive behaviour by striking South African Social... 

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Press Offices

LexisNexis commemorates annual 'Cares Day'

LexisNexis commemorates annual 'Cares Day'

3rd November 2017 Taking to the streets of Durban to create awareness on human trafficking was a team from LexisNexis in commemoration of the company’s annual Cares... 

The Norton Rose Fulbright Public Interest Law team turns Ten

The Norton Rose Fulbright Public Interest Law team turns Ten

2nd November 2017 The Norton Rose Fulbright Public Interest Law team is celebrating a milestone ten years’ involvement in legal challenges for those without the... 

East Africa stands its ground among world’s ‘best’ in international arbitration

East Africa stands its ground among world’s ‘best’ in international arbitration

1st November 2017 Although international arbitrators from the United Kingdom, France and the United States are generally considered to be among the “best in the... 

National Treasury shows some flexibility on share buy-back rules (but not a lot)

National Treasury shows some flexibility on share buy-back rules (but not a lot)

1st November 2017 The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB), released on 25 October 2017, proposes measures intended to target certain share buy-back and dividend... 

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