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SANDF allowed peaceful 'change of leadership' – Ramaphosa

By: News24Wire      19th February 2018 The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has proven its role as a protector of the country’s constitutional order by allowing a peaceful... 

SANDF allowed peaceful 'change of leadership' – Ramaphosa
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Jobs summit announced as Ramaphosa delivers message of ‘hope and renewal’

Jobs summit announced as Ramaphosa delivers message of ‘hope and renewal’

By: Terence Creamer     16th February 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa, who sought to align his nascent presidency as closely as possible with that of President Nelson Mandela in his inaugural... 

Guptas' Sahara Computers closed, abandoned

Guptas' Sahara Computers closed, abandoned

By: News24Wire      16th February 2018 One of the key companies in the Guptas' crumbling business empire, Sahara Computers, has quietly closed down. The controversial family and their... 

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Zuma’s broken promise: Mpumalanga high court in SA not yet completed

Zuma’s broken promise: Mpumalanga high court in SA not yet completed

6th February 2018 The State of the Nation addresses involves reflection on government’s achievements: how many households have been connected to electricity or how... 

 South Africa's water crisis is bigger than the Cape

South Africa's water crisis is bigger than the Cape

5th February 2018 South Africa is running out of water. Not just Cape Town, the entire country. The problem is most immediate in the Mother City, but the country has... 

“Two centres of power” within the ANC?  How does #Ramaphosa resolve this?

“Two centres of power” within the ANC? How does #Ramaphosa resolve this?

5th February 2018 Making deals, through securing a meeting of minds, always bears the danger that one celebrates negotiating skills and deal making rather than... 

South African news station ANN7 is on the skids: why it won't be missed

South African news station ANN7 is on the skids: why it won't be missed

2nd February 2018 The closure of any media outlet is normally mourned by all journalists, because of the loss of jobs, diversity and competition. But the... 

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 Making tax work for girls’ education: How and why governments can reduce tax incentives to invest more in girls’ education.

Making tax work for girls’ education: How and why governments can reduce tax incentives to invest more in girls’ education.

30th January 2018 We are launching these documents at the Global Partnership for Education replenishment meeting in Senegal in February 2018. The Global Partnership... 

Informal is the new normal: improving the lives of workers at risk of being left behind

Informal is the new normal: improving the lives of workers at risk of being left behind

30th January 2018 The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has given a new urgency to efforts to confront deficits in employment. We take up the call... 

Locked Up Without Evidence – Abuses under Sri Lanka’s Prevention of Terrorism Act

Locked Up Without Evidence – Abuses under Sri Lanka’s Prevention of Terrorism Act

29th January 2018 In October 2015, following elections in August, the Sri Lankan government under President Maithripala Sirisena agreed to a consensus resolution at... 

South Africa's Electricity Choice

South Africa's Electricity Choice

26th January 2018 The South African government’s obsession over the past decade with nuclear power may finally come to an end with a new president and administration... 

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Statements

UASA: Time for a sustainable national budget is long overdue

UASA: Time for a sustainable national budget is long overdue

20th February 2018 The ANC government has been running an unsustainable budget for many a year – and they are well aware of this, judging from the comments made by... 

IFP: IFP's response to the President' State of the Nation debate

IFP: IFP's response to the President' State of the Nation debate

20th February 2018 As the traditional Prime Minister to the Zulu Monarch and Nation, and as a lifelong servant of the people of South Africa, I was anxious to hear... 

SA: Minister Bongani Bongo sets record straight on media reports on his hotel stay

SA: Minister Bongani Bongo sets record straight on media reports on his hotel stay

19th February 2018 The Minister of State Security, Adv Bongani Bongo,  has noted with concern media reports alleging that he has had prolonged stay at a Cape Town... 

SA: Presidency welcomes postponement on application of Mining Charter by North Gauteng High Court

SA: Presidency welcomes postponement on application of Mining Charter by North Gauteng High Court

19th February 2018 The Presidency welcomes the indefinite postponement by the North Gauteng High Court of an application by the Chamber of Mines and seven mining... 

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Press Offices

Get to grips with the law on Strikes

Get to grips with the law on Strikes

22nd January 2018 Strike action is an area of labour law where the stakes are high. The Labour Relations Amendment Bill, 2017 published on 17 November 2017,... 

South Africa's new International Arbitration Act commenced in December 2017

South Africa's new International Arbitration Act commenced in December 2017

22nd January 2018 The South African International Arbitration Act No. 15 of 2017 sailed through the National Council of Provinces in November last year and was... 

Businesses should prepare now for the requirements of the pending Carbon Tax Bill

Businesses should prepare now for the requirements of the pending Carbon Tax Bill

22nd January 2018 The South African National Treasury published the Second Draft Carbon Tax Bill for public comment on 14 December 2017. Since South Africa endorsed... 

A new brand, a new website, a new name - One Fasken

A new brand, a new website, a new name - One Fasken

19th January 2018 As complexity grows, no one can afford to do business as usual. Today, Fasken launches a new brand and website. We have shortened our brand name we... 

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