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Ex-Mandela cop wins appeal to take on police minister

By: News24Wire      15th October 2018 Major General Andre Lincoln, a policeman chosen by then-president Nelson Mandela to head an elite presidential investigative unit, has won an... 

Ex-Mandela cop wins appeal to take on police minister
PIC must disclose details of R70bn worth of investments in SA – DA

PIC must disclose details of R70bn worth of investments in SA – DA

By: African News Agency      15th October 2018 One of the first tests for South Africa's new Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is whether he will support the disclosure of detailed information about... 

 AfriForum in Australia to highlight farm murders in SA

AfriForum in Australia to highlight farm murders in SA

By: African News Agency      15th October 2018 Representatives of civil rights group AfriForum are currently in Australia as part of the organisation’s "international campaign" to draw attention... 

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Zimbabwe: troubled nation now faces tough foreign policy choices

Zimbabwe: troubled nation now faces tough foreign policy choices

4th October 2018 The toxic presidency of Mugabe may be over, but the new Zimbabwean government of Emmerson Mnangagwa must quickly make some hard foreign policy... 

Digging up the numbers on informal mining in Nigeria

Digging up the numbers on informal mining in Nigeria

4th October 2018 Millions of people in Nigeria survive on artisanal and small-scale mining, the country’s minister of mines and steel, Abubakar Bwari, reportedly... 

Why has manufacturing employment declined so rapidly?

Why has manufacturing employment declined so rapidly?

3rd October 2018 The manufacturing sector has performed poorly and employment has fallen sharply. Policy has tended to push manufacturing onto a more... 

Victim surveys show that crime in South Africa may be dropping, yet fear is rising

Victim surveys show that crime in South Africa may be dropping, yet fear is rising

3rd October 2018 South Africans consistently rank crime among their top concerns, second only to unemployment. Between 2003 and 2015, 79% of people surveyed... 

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The gig economy: A challenge for the trade union movement

The gig economy: A challenge for the trade union movement

2nd October 2018 In this week’s article, Sofia Scasserra focuses on the challenges posed by the ecommerce sector or the gig economy on the labour movement.... 

 Global Value Chain Policy Series Regulatory Coherence

Global Value Chain Policy Series Regulatory Coherence

2nd October 2018 The global economy is characterized by international production networks, where firms operate through trade, foreign direct investment (FDI) and... 

The potential of manufacturing and industrialization in Africa – Trends, opportunities, and strategies

The potential of manufacturing and industrialization in Africa – Trends, opportunities, and strategies

1st October 2018 Among policymakers and scholars alike, a robust manufacturing sector is broadly understood as a fundamental path to economic growth and... 

IRR Full Submission NHI and MSA Bills

IRR Full Submission NHI and MSA Bills

1st October 2018 Pressing ahead with National Health Insurance (NHI) will steadily undermine South Africa’s excellent private healthcare system, and overburden the... 

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Statements

GCIS: Minister Bathabile Dlamini Calls On All South Africans To Observe The International Day Of Rural Women

GCIS: Minister Bathabile Dlamini Calls On All South Africans To Observe The International Day Of Rural Women

15th October 2018 The Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Ms. Bathabile Dlamini, has called on all South Africans to observe the International Day of... 

Eskom: Resignation of Eskom’s head of Generation, Mr Thava Govender

Eskom: Resignation of Eskom’s head of Generation, Mr Thava Govender

15th October 2018 Eskom’s Group Executive of Generation, Mr Thava Govender, has tendered his resignation, and would leave Eskom at the end of the month.   Mr... 

DA: DA to report EFF’s Shivambu to Parliament’s Ethics Committee over alleged VBS payments

DA: DA to report EFF’s Shivambu to Parliament’s Ethics Committee over alleged VBS payments

15th October 2018 The Democratic Alliance will request Parliament’s Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interest to investigate the EFF’s Chief Whip, Floyd... 

SADTU: SADTU Best wishes to the 2018 matric candidates

SADTU: SADTU Best wishes to the 2018 matric candidates

15th October 2018 The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the largest trade union in the education sector, conveys its best wishes for success to the... 

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Press Offices

Rights of minority trade unions in the workplace

Rights of minority trade unions in the workplace

20th September 2018 On 23 August 2018 the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) delivered another seminal judgment regarding rights of minority trade unions in the... 

National Treasury Hopes To Clarify Anomalies Relating To Taxing REITs Soon

National Treasury Hopes To Clarify Anomalies Relating To Taxing REITs Soon

20th September 2018 The taxation of real estate investment trusts (REITs) was discussed at the recent National Treasury Workshop on the 2018 draft Taxation Laws... 

"Tell them that my Mother is Rejoicing when we Hit the Boer" - Struggling with Struggle Songs…

19th September 2018 Is it misconduct to make statements that are offensive to members of a particular race or ethnic background? If so, should an employer retain... 

Hogan Lovells announces new Chairman of South Africa practice

Hogan Lovells announces new Chairman of South Africa practice

19th September 2018 Hogan Lovells is delighted to announce the appointment of Nkonzo Hlatshwayo as the new Chairperson of its South African practice, effective as of 1... 

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