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SASSFE committee gains new members

17th September 2018 Not for profit trust the South African Student Solidarity Foundation for Education’s (SASSFE’s) management committee has gained six new members as... 

SASSFE committee gains new members
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A year after US sanctions ended, Sudan's economy unravels

A year after US sanctions ended, Sudan's economy unravels

By: Reuters     17th September 2018 For 22 years Mohamed Mahmoud deposited his law practice's cash in a bank near his Khartoum office. Now, fearful that shrinking limits on... 

Cosatu expected to elect first female president as 13th congress kicks off

Cosatu expected to elect first female president as 13th congress kicks off

By: News24Wire      17th September 2018 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) is likely to elect its first female president - Zingiswa Losi - as it sits for its 13th... 

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Join the least-cost highway

Join the least-cost highway

7th September 2018 The release of a draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP 2018) for public comment, is an extremely positive development. Likewise, the document’s... 

 Two court disputes test SA’s commitment to rule of law

Two court disputes test SA’s commitment to rule of law

6th September 2018 Are the planets aligning for South Africa to make a significant contribution to reforming the International Criminal Court (ICC) – just as it is... 

Xenophobia in South Africa: why it's time to unsettle narratives about migrants

Xenophobia in South Africa: why it's time to unsettle narratives about migrants

6th September 2018 Foreign nationals have, yet again, been attacked, displaced and had their shops looted in South Africa. This is an unfortunate – but entirely... 

Checked: Two claims about the ‘astronomical’ cost of Nigeria’s election

Checked: Two claims about the ‘astronomical’ cost of Nigeria’s election

6th September 2018 Presidential hopeful Kingsley Moghalu recently took issue with the budget for Nigeria’s 2019 elections, comparing it to the cost of the 2014... 

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Recommendations

Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools: Global baseline report 2018

Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools: Global baseline report 2018

29th August 2018 The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are responsible for monitoring global progress towards water,... 

Private infrastructure finance in developing countries: five challenges, five solutions

Private infrastructure finance in developing countries: five challenges, five solutions

29th August 2018 Infrastructure is a crucial driver of economic growth. In developing countries, however, there are significant infrastructure deficits. The G20... 

Mental Health ATLAS 2017

Mental Health ATLAS 2017

27th August 2018 Mental Health Atlas series is considered the most comprehensive resource on global information on mental health and an important tool for... 

 Women's Rights Beyond The Business Case: Ensuring Corporate Accountability

Women's Rights Beyond The Business Case: Ensuring Corporate Accountability

27th August 2018 This briefing highlights the importance of a binding gender-just international accountability framework for Transnational Corporations (TNCs), as... 

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Statements

TUCOSWA: Communist Party of Swaziland supports national protest action against Mswati autocracy as declared by Trade Union Congress of Swaziland

TUCOSWA: Communist Party of Swaziland supports national protest action against Mswati autocracy as declared by Trade Union Congress of Swaziland

17th September 2018 The Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) has declared a national protest action to begin on Tuesday 18 September 2018. From Tuesday TUCOSWA... 

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity and other mining unions to sign a wage agreement with AngloGold Ashanti today

SOLIDARITY: Solidarity and other mining unions to sign a wage agreement with AngloGold Ashanti today

17th September 2018 Solidarity and other mining unions, including Amcu, will sign a three year wage agreement with AngloGold Ashanti at the Birchwood Conference Centre... 

SA: Police Committee asks for investigation and review of SAPS security at parliament

SA: Police Committee asks for investigation and review of SAPS security at parliament

14th September 2018 The National Commissioner of Police will be called to Parliament to explain the lack of proper security measures at Parliament following the... 

MC: Minerals Council welcomes the launch of Mandela Mining Precinct and MEMSA

MC: Minerals Council welcomes the launch of Mandela Mining Precinct and MEMSA

14th September 2018 The Minerals Council South Africa (Minerals Council) today welcomed the launch of the Mandela Mining Precinct and the Mining Equipment... 

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Press Offices

Need for counter terrorist financing gains prominence

Need for counter terrorist financing gains prominence

28th August 2018 In the past 20 years, threats and incidents of terrorism have grabbed global headlines and urged nations to step up laws against not only the act... 

Tax court confirms contributions to fund share incentive scheme are deductible

Tax court confirms contributions to fund share incentive scheme are deductible

27th August 2018 There have been a number of binding private rulings providing for the deductibility of contributions made by employer companies to share incentive... 

Employment Equity report deadlines – don’t delay or you might pay

Employment Equity report deadlines – don’t delay or you might pay

27th August 2018 Every year, designated employers in South Africa are obligated to submit an employment equity report in accordance with Section 21 of the... 

Knock Knock Knocking On Jail’s Door

Knock Knock Knocking On Jail’s Door

27th August 2018 The amendments to the Competition Act, 1998, which introduce criminal liability for cartel conduct, came into effect on 1 May 2016. The amendments... 

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