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We can't house everyone – WCape MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 Western Cape MEC for Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela said it is important for people to realise that government will not be able to house... 

We can't house everyone – WCape MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela
'High risk' of load shedding over weekend

'High risk' of load shedding over weekend

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 South Africa on Friday experienced its second consecutive day of load shedding, with power outages likely to continue over the weekend.  Eskom... 

Eskom obtains court interdict against workers pickets at power stations

Eskom obtains court interdict against workers pickets at power stations

By: African News Agency      15th June 2018 Eskom on Friday obtained a court interdict prohibiting the intimidation of workers and contractors who are not part of an ongoing wage strike, as... 

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Do 200 000 abortions – many a ‘repeat’ – take place in SA each year?

Do 200 000 abortions – many a ‘repeat’ – take place in SA each year?

5th June 2018 An MP seeking to introduce changes to South African abortion law claimed 200 000 abortions took place each year, many of them “repeats”. Official... 

How South Africa's services sector can help tackle poverty and inequality

How South Africa's services sector can help tackle poverty and inequality

5th June 2018 About two thirds of South Africa’s GDP now consists of contributions from the services sector, which ranges from banks and insurance companies to... 

South Africa wants to make history compulsory at school. But can it?

South Africa wants to make history compulsory at school. But can it?

4th June 2018 South Africa’s minister of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has released a report from a ministerial task team that recommends a major... 

 FemWise-Africa set to boost women’s role in peace processes

FemWise-Africa set to boost women’s role in peace processes

4th June 2018 High-level African Union (AU) mediation efforts have in the past included very few women. Almost all AU special envoys to conflict zones are men –... 

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Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy: Market and Industry Trends

Corporate Sourcing of Renewable Energy: Market and Industry Trends

25th May 2018 More and more non-energy companies are voluntarily – and actively – procuring or investing in self-generation of renewable energy. Driven by sharp... 

Innovation Priorities to Transform the Energy System: An overview for policy makers

Innovation Priorities to Transform the Energy System: An overview for policy makers

25th May 2018 Technological innovation is crucial to enable progress in the transformation of the global energy system. However, policy makers need to refresh... 

Commodities at a Glance: Special Issue on Shale Gas

Commodities at a Glance: Special Issue on Shale Gas

25th May 2018 The future of energy is among the top issues on the international agenda for sustainable development and is expected to remain as such in the years... 

 Stemming the spills: Guiding Framework for National Tax Spillover Analyses

Stemming the spills: Guiding Framework for National Tax Spillover Analyses

25th May 2018 The last decade has revealed scandal after scandal exposing how multinational companies use one country’s tax system, or a combination of several... 

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Statements

SA: MEC Maine's statement on the 105 years of the Land Act of 1913

SA: MEC Maine's statement on the 105 years of the Land Act of 1913

19th June 2018 Today, 19 June 2018, marks 105 years since the infamous Land Act of 1913 was enacted by the White minority-ruled government in South Africa. The... 

DA: Alan Fuchs on Kopanong project: another waste of the people’s money

DA: Alan Fuchs on Kopanong project: another waste of the people’s money

19th June 2018 The Kopanong Precinct Project, after 15 years, has once again stalled due to affordability concerns. The project, formerly known as the Gauteng... 

LIMUSA: LIMUSA wishes NUM a successful National Congress

LIMUSA: LIMUSA wishes NUM a successful National Congress

19th June 2018 The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) takes this opportunity to wish our sister union, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)... 

SA: SA hosts the seventh Tripartite Sectoral Ministerial Committee

SA: SA hosts the seventh Tripartite Sectoral Ministerial Committee

19th June 2018 The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies hosted the seventh Tripartite Sectoral Ministerial Committee (TSMC) meeting on 18 June 2018 in... 

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Press Offices

POPIA – what does it mean for you and your business?

POPIA – what does it mean for you and your business?

5th June 2018 The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA” or the “Act”) regulates the right of privacy in a specific context of data... 

Cloud Computing in Africa

Cloud Computing in Africa

5th June 2018 Cloud computing has increasingly become a staple of modern business.  For those who wish to leverage the cloud in Africa, certain regulatory and... 

Evading the law by hiding under the corporate veil is risky

Evading the law by hiding under the corporate veil is risky

4th June 2018 The Labour Relations Act (LRA) does not define the term ‘employer’ but does place heavy obligations on the employer by dictating that, for example,... 

Underwriting managers - valuable role players

Underwriting managers - valuable role players

4th June 2018 Do you remember not so long ago in 2012 when the Binder Regulations came into effect, it was predicted that underwriting managers would cease to... 

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