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Congo's Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response – WHO committee

By: Reuters     18th October 2018 The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to worsen significantly unless the response to it is stepped up, an emergency... 

Congo's Ebola outbreak to worsen without stepped-up response – WHO committee
Ramaphosa orders inquiry at State pension fund

Ramaphosa orders inquiry at State pension fund

By: Reuters     18th October 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday appointed a judicial inquiry into the R2-trillion State pension fund, a government gazette said, following... 

SIU recovered only R34m out of R299m for the State

SIU recovered only R34m out of R299m for the State

By: News24Wire      18th October 2018 The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) could have recovered R299-million in the 2017/2018 financial year, but only managed to recover R34-million for... 

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Liver transplant from HIV+ living donor to negative recipient: key ethical issues

Liver transplant from HIV+ living donor to negative recipient: key ethical issues

5th October 2018 South Africa has a dire shortage of organ donors. This means that doctors struggle to find suitable donor organs for critically ill patients who... 

South Africa’s white right, the Alt-Right and the alternative

South Africa’s white right, the Alt-Right and the alternative

5th October 2018 There has been a global rise in populism, especially of the right wing variety. In South Africa this has manifested in the increasingly strident... 

Mandela and military force: the moment dictated the means

Mandela and military force: the moment dictated the means

5th October 2018 In the winter of 1998 Lesotho was roiled by protests after a controversial election. Frustrated opposition parties, which won only a single... 

Recovery is the key word

Recovery is the key word

5th October 2018 “It’s still in the morning, it’s not a midnight special,” President Cyril Ramaphosa jested ahead of his speech at the Union Building last month to... 

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Delivering blockchain’s potential for environmental sustainability

Delivering blockchain’s potential for environmental sustainability

4th October 2018 By placing trust and authority in a decentralised network, rather than in a powerful central institution, blockchain – the technology underlying... 

Africa's Pulse – An analysis of issues shaping Africa’s economic future

Africa's Pulse – An analysis of issues shaping Africa’s economic future

3rd October 2018 Sub-Saharan African economies are still recovering from the slowdown in 2015-16, but growth is slower than expected, according to the October 2018... 

A political economy analysis of Uganda’s rural water supply sector

A political economy analysis of Uganda’s rural water supply sector

3rd October 2018 Many rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa still lack clean water for basic needs such as drinking and washing. Even where water points have been... 

A political economy analysis of Malawi’s rural water supply sector

A political economy analysis of Malawi’s rural water supply sector

3rd October 2018 Many rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa still lack clean water for basic needs such as drinking and washing. Even where water points have been... 

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Statements

GCIS: Statement by Government, Civil Society, Academia, Feminist Activists, And The Private Sector On The Omotoso Trial

GCIS: Statement by Government, Civil Society, Academia, Feminist Activists, And The Private Sector On The Omotoso Trial

22nd October 2018 On behalf of the democratic government of South Africa, and in my capacity as the Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women, I have... 

IFP: IFP Deputy National Chairperson and Chairperson of the Daily Management Committee

IFP: IFP Deputy National Chairperson and Chairperson of the Daily Management Committee

22nd October 2018 Thank-you for availing yourselves today colleagues for this press briefing. We have called this press briefing today to clarify, and take you into... 

NUMSA Wins First Battle Against Plastics Employers!

NUMSA Wins First Battle Against Plastics Employers!

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th October 2018 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has successfully defended the right to strike in the Plastics Sector. The Plastic... 

Mokgoro should fire Galeng for abusing the people’s money

Mokgoro should fire Galeng for abusing the people’s money

19th October 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in North West calls on Premier Job Mokgoro to put his reshuffle plans on a hold and rather, fire corrupt politicians... 

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Press Offices

Avoiding threatening patent or design infringement action

Avoiding threatening patent or design infringement action

26th September 2018 It often happens that rights holders enforce their rights against others as a scare tactic whilst knowing that enforcing their rights would not be... 

Directors of private companies are no longer subject to PAYE - true or false?

Directors of private companies are no longer subject to PAYE - true or false?

25th September 2018 Where fixed monthly payments made up less than 75% of private company director remuneration, paragraph 11C of the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax... 

Judgment shows fundamental shift in how SA law views cannabis and its social utility

Judgment shows fundamental shift in how SA law views cannabis and its social utility

25th September 2018 The Constitutional Court judgement in Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others v Prince; National Director of Public... 

Instantly compare legislation at a specific ‘Point in Time’ 

Instantly compare legislation at a specific ‘Point in Time’ 

25th September 2018 Viewing specific changes to legislation and keeping up to date with all the latest amendments can be a time-consuming and tedious process for legal... 

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State capture – again

Breaking with Zumaism

Gotcha: A polygraphist lifts the lid on crime in South Africa – Silke Kaiser

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