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Crucial for commodity countries to build economic resilience – Unctad

By: Martin Creamer     11th December 2017 Without policy change, commodity-dependent developing countries risk falling short of achieving their sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030,... 

Unctad’s Stefan Csordas discusses commodities report with Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel de Silva.
Cyril Ramaphosa calls for mining sector action

Cyril Ramaphosa calls for mining sector action

By: Martin Creamer     11th December 2017 South Africa must urgently break the ongoing deadlock on the regulation and transformation of the mining sector to ensure the proper use of this... 

Trollip reshuffles Nelson Mandela Bay mayoral committee

Trollip reshuffles Nelson Mandela Bay mayoral committee

By: News24Wire      11th December 2017 Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip announced changes to his mayoral committee on Monday. The move was in order to fill the vacant posts of... 

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South Africa should prepare for the worst case scenario: seeking help from the IMF

South Africa should prepare for the worst case scenario: seeking help from the IMF

1st December 2017 Prudence teaches that societies experiencing difficult and uncertain times should hope for the best but prepare for the worst. South Africa should... 

Three decades on, stigma still stymies HIV prevention and treatment

Three decades on, stigma still stymies HIV prevention and treatment

1st December 2017 There have been great strides and many important victories in the fight against HIV. Scientific innovations and sustained investment have been the... 

 The world’s most dangerous peacekeeping mission?

The world’s most dangerous peacekeeping mission?

1st December 2017 Batangafo is a small, nondescript town of about 20 000 people in north-west Central African Republic (CAR). It’s only a few hundred kilometres away... 

Eskom’s tin ear

Eskom’s tin ear

1st December 2017 There very were few sharp exchanges during the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa’s) public hearings into Eskom’s 2018/19 revenue... 

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World Energy Trilemma 2017

World Energy Trilemma 2017

16th November 2017 The global energy sector is being transformed by three trends that are impacting demand and supply at an unprecedented pace: decarbonisation,... 

World Energy Trilemma Index 2017

World Energy Trilemma Index 2017

16th November 2017 The World Energy Council’s definition of energy sustainability is based on three core dimensions: energy security, energy equity, and environmental... 

What About The Boy Child?

What About The Boy Child?

15th November 2017 It is easy to overlook the experiences of boy children. Literature from East Africa suggests that there is disproportionate emphasis on the rights... 

Abuse of Tanzanian Domestic Workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates

Abuse of Tanzanian Domestic Workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates

14th November 2017 Thousands of Tanzanian women toil as domestic workers in the Middle East, cleaning, caring, and cooking for their employer’s families. Each year,... 

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SACP: SACP Free State Province response to reckless and dishonest statement by the EFF

SACP: SACP Free State Province response to reckless and dishonest statement by the EFF

13th December 2017 The South African Communist Party (SACP) does not always like to respond to childish propaganda spread against the Party. In this specific instance... 

SACCI: Passive trade conditions continue

SACCI: Passive trade conditions continue

13th December 2017 In SACCI’s latest Trade Conditions Survey the Trade Activity Index (TAI) for November 2017 declined slightly by one index point to 45 and remained... 

DWS: Gauteng dam improve following decent rains

DWS: Gauteng dam improve following decent rains

13th December 2017 The recent rainfalls that have drenched large parts of Gauteng have this week resulted in the Integrated Vaal River Systen (IVRS) increasing its... 

SA: Committee welcomes court judgement on state capture

SA: Committee welcomes court judgement on state capture

13th December 2017 The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services welcomes the North High Court judgement on the former Public Protector’s recommended... 

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Press Offices

Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act – Foreign and Domestic Prominent Influential Persons

Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act – Foreign and Domestic Prominent Influential Persons

10th November 2017 The FICA Amendment Act No 2 of 2017 (“the Act”) provides further protection of the South African financial system against abuse for illicit... 

Poor work performance and sales targets

Poor work performance and sales targets

9th November 2017 It is not often that a dispute about dismissal for poor work performance reaches the Labour Appeal Court. Yet this is what happened in the case of... 

Acting on early warning signs can prevent restructuring and liquidation

Acting on early warning signs can prevent restructuring and liquidation

8th November 2017 No company ever wants to go through a restructuring or liquidation process. Those that are able to recognise the early warning signs of financial... 

Tax Court confirms a hard line in relation to requests for reasons

Tax Court confirms a hard line in relation to requests for reasons

8th November 2017 The Income Tax Court (Tax Court) recently handed down judgment in ITC 0032/2016 and ITC 0033/2016 which were two identical applications dealing... 

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The Black Consciousness Reader – Paballo Thekiso

ANC leadership race really a contest between Ramaphosa and Zuma

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