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IGI court action against Fraser to go ahead despite his move to Correctional Services

By: News24Wire      17th April 2018 Despite a decision to move State Security Agency (SSA) director general Arthur Fraser to the Department of Correctional Services, Inspector-General... 

IGI court action against Fraser to go ahead despite his move to Correctional Services
 IMF makes positive about-turn on SA growth outlook after January slash

IMF makes positive about-turn on SA growth outlook after January slash

By: News24Wire      17th April 2018 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is upbeat about South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in 2018, raising its forecast to 1.5%... 

 Those who can afford to pay for toll roads, must pay – Nzimande

Those who can afford to pay for toll roads, must pay – Nzimande

By: News24Wire      17th April 2018 The funding of road infrastructure development for the next 15 to 20 years worries Transport Minister Blade Nzimande, the portfolio committee on... 

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Why Zuma's trial matters for South Africa's constitutional democracy

Why Zuma's trial matters for South Africa's constitutional democracy

6th April 2018 Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s court appearance carries huge significance for the country. That’s because his criminal trial is not... 

 Rest in power, Mother of the Nation

Rest in power, Mother of the Nation

6th April 2018 The late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was eminently revered as the ‘Mother of our Nation’ – a courageous matriarch who fought tirelessly for a... 

Nigeria spends 5 times less per person on healthcare than SA – not 7

Nigeria spends 5 times less per person on healthcare than SA – not 7

6th April 2018 The Nigerian government has a “poor attitude” towards financing healthcare, a national newspaper stated recently. To make its case, it compared... 

Long way to go

Long way to go

6th April 2018 The signing, by 44 African countries, of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is encouraging, albeit that the development is at odds... 

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Forecasting hazards, averting disasters: implementing forecast-based early action at scale

Forecasting hazards, averting disasters: implementing forecast-based early action at scale

19th March 2018 Forecast-based early action (FbA) initiatives are diverse, with very different approaches to the timing of decisions and actions, and to the types... 

Eradicating child exploitation: why a gender- and adolescent-specific lens is essential to accelerate progress

Eradicating child exploitation: why a gender- and adolescent-specific lens is essential to accelerate progress

19th March 2018 This policy note, in anticipation of a forthcoming report, highlights that, in order to eradicate child exploitation, we must take a dual-pronged... 

 The Brazil Competitiveness and Inclusive Growth Lab Report

The Brazil Competitiveness and Inclusive Growth Lab Report

16th March 2018 The Brazil Competitiveness and Inclusive Growth Lab report is the product of a multi-stakeholder effort chart a course for improving Brazil’s... 

 Frameworks for the Future of Electricity: Leading the Transformation Through Multistakeholder Cooperation

Frameworks for the Future of Electricity: Leading the Transformation Through Multistakeholder Cooperation

16th March 2018 In 2016, the World Economic Forum examined three major trends transforming the energy system: decentralization, digitalization and electrification.... 

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SA: President Ramaphosa commences day two of working visit in London

SA: President Ramaphosa commences day two of working visit in London

18th April 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa will today commence the second day, 18 April 2018, of his working visit to London by addressing the African Leaders’... 

SA: Premier Makhura congratulates Makhaya on appointment as President’s economic adviser

SA: Premier Makhura congratulates Makhaya on appointment as President’s economic adviser

18th April 2018 Gauteng Premier David Makhura has congratulated economist Trudi Makhaya for her appointment as President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic adviser.... 

DST: South Africa's most advanced satellite to support Operation Phakisa

DST: South Africa's most advanced satellite to support Operation Phakisa

18th April 2018 The Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, yesterday participated in a ceremony to send off South Africa's second... 

DA:  Fred Nel says scrapping of e-Tolls again used to woo voters ahead of 2019 elections

DA: Fred Nel says scrapping of e-Tolls again used to woo voters ahead of 2019 elections

18th April 2018 While Gauteng Premier David Makhuara and President Cyril Ramaphosa have indicated that they will review the e-Toll programme, the same noises were... 

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Press Offices

Unfair Discrimination Can Have Sickening Consequences For Employers

Unfair Discrimination Can Have Sickening Consequences For Employers

3rd April 2018 Section 6 of the Employment Equity Act (EEA) prohibits unfair discrimination against an employee on arbitrary grounds including race, age,... 

Financial deals to drop in Africa and the Middle East in 2018 - technology will provide opportunities

Financial deals to drop in Africa and the Middle East in 2018 - technology will provide opportunities

29th March 2018 Baker McKenzie’s Global Transactions Forecast, developed in association with Oxford Economics predicts that financial sector M&A in Africa and the... 

Cryptocurrency transactions

Cryptocurrency transactions

28th March 2018 In South Africa, as with most other countries around the world, there is no guidance and regulation regarding cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The... 

New CEO and Chairman appointments at Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa

New CEO and Chairman appointments at Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa

27th March 2018 Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa has appointed Sbu Gule as CEO and Marelise van der Westhuizen as Executive Chairperson, effective 1 April 2018.... 

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