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New app-based bank to launch in South Africa late 2018

By: African News Agency      16th January 2018 A new app-driven bank is set to launch in South Africa after getting a provisional licence from monetary authorities, the institution said on... 

New app-based bank to launch in South Africa late 2018
Parliament’s justice committee welcomes freezing of Gupta assets

Parliament’s justice committee welcomes freezing of Gupta assets

By: African News Agency      16th January 2018 Parliament’s portfolio committee on justice and correctional services has welcomed news that the National Prosecuting Authority’s Asset Forfeiture... 

World Gold Council spots trends that'll be gold’s 2018 friends

World Gold Council spots trends that'll be gold’s 2018 friends

By: Martin Creamer     16th January 2018 Synchronised global economic growth, shrinking central bank balance sheets, rising interest rates, insubstantial asset prices and market... 

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 Creating conditions conducive to stability in Guinea-Bissau

Creating conditions conducive to stability in Guinea-Bissau

14th December 2017 The conclusions of this weekend’s 52nd Ordinary Summit of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African... 

Do just 700 000 public workers gobble up half of Kenya’s taxes, as Ruto said?

Do just 700 000 public workers gobble up half of Kenya’s taxes, as Ruto said?

14th December 2017 Kenya’s public wage bill is stubbornly defying government efforts to rein it in, a frustrated-sounding Kenyan deputy president William Ruto said.... 

What can we expect from South Africa's ANC conference?

What can we expect from South Africa's ANC conference? 

13th December 2017 These days, South Africa's media seem to be reporting continuously on a single subject: the governing ANC's 54th national conference that is... 

Why changes to South Africa's labour laws are an assault on workers' rights

Why changes to South Africa's labour laws are an assault on workers' rights 

13th December 2017 The biggest changes to South Africa’s labour laws since 1995, shortly after the country’s first democratic elections, are currently being... 

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 Whose City? An evaluation of urban safety for women in 10 countries

Whose City? An evaluation of urban safety for women in 10 countries

1st December 2017 The New Urban Agenda agreed at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (also called Habitat III) in Quito,... 

When the Music Stops: Learning from the Mugabe years for Zimbabwe’s economic future

When the Music Stops: Learning from the Mugabe years for Zimbabwe’s economic future

30th November 2017 In light of the current political transition in Zimbabwe, the Brenthurst Foundation has announces the release of a Discussion Paper by the eminent... 

Beyond Borders: How to make the global compacts on migration and refugees work for uprooted children

Beyond Borders: How to make the global compacts on migration and refugees work for uprooted children

30th November 2017 Recent large-scale movements of refugees and migrants have drawn attention to the need for global and coordinated action for peaceful, orderly and... 

Crackdown on Dissent –  Brutality, Torture, and Political Persecution in Venezuela

Crackdown on Dissent – Brutality, Torture, and Political Persecution in Venezuela

30th November 2017 In April 2017, tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Venezuela to protest against the government-controlled Supreme Court’s attempt to... 

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Statements

EFF: EFF notes the appointment of Wiseman Nkuhlu as KPMG Board Chair

EFF: EFF notes the appointment of Wiseman Nkuhlu as KPMG Board Chair

17th January 2018 The EFF notes the appointment of Wiseman Nkuhlu as chair of the KPMG board. We note that at the center of corruption in South Africa, not just in... 

SA: Singh and Koko to appear before inquiry

SA: Singh and Koko to appear before inquiry

17th January 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises will next week (23 and 24 January) continue its inquiry on Eskom into the mismanagement of state... 

DWS: South Africa’s dams continue to slide

DWS: South Africa’s dams continue to slide

17th January 2018 South Africa’s dam levels continued to decrease last week, although on a fraction percentage of 0, 4 a report released by the Department of Water... 

SACCI: Trade Conditions Survey - December 2017

SACCI: Trade Conditions Survey - December 2017

17th January 2018 Following on an improving business mood, SACCI’s latest Trade Conditions Survey for December 2017 saw the Trade Expectations Index (TEI) for the... 

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Press Offices

Amendments to the .ZA ADR Regulations

Amendments to the .ZA ADR Regulations

20th November 2017 After having proposed changes to the .ZA Alternative Dispute Resolution Regulations in December last year, the South African Minister of... 

Kenya: Important changes to copyright law

Kenya: Important changes to copyright law

20th November 2017 Significant changes will be brought about to Kenyan copyright law through a bill called the Copyright (Amendment) Bill of 2017 (‘the Bill’), which... 

Interdicting disciplinary proceedings: The Labour Court provides guidance on what may constitute exceptional circumstances

Interdicting disciplinary proceedings: The Labour Court provides guidance on what may constitute exceptional circumstances

20th November 2017 When should the Labour Court prevent an employer from exercising its right to take disciplinary action against employees? In Booysen v Minister of... 

Constitutional Court decides in State Information Technology Agency SOC Limited/Gijima Holdings case

Constitutional Court decides in State Information Technology Agency SOC Limited/Gijima Holdings case

20th November 2017 The Constitutional Court this week handed down judgment in a matter that will be of interest to parties who contract with state owned companies. On... 

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