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Eastern Cape endorses Ramaphosa for ANC president

By: News24Wire      17th October 2017 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's presidential campaign has received another boost with a second province endorsing him to take over the reins in... 

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Exploration, junior culture needed to save mining – Bristow

Exploration, junior culture needed to save mining – Bristow

By: Martin Creamer     16th October 2017 Unless South Africa starts exploring again and finds new ore deposits, the country will continue to turn out the lights of the mining sector. With... 

Life Esidimeni: Family learns of man's death over 6 months later

Life Esidimeni: Family learns of man's death over 6 months later

By: News24Wire      16th October 2017 The mother of one of the Life Esidimeni patients, who was moved to an unlicensed NGO, left the arbitration hearing sobbing, after testimony that... 

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Unique financing needed for the township economy

6th October 2017 One of the township economy's most crippling challenges is the lack of access to easily obtainable finance that is available at short notice. It is... 

Looking at the data: Lessons on good African governance

Looking at the data: Lessons on good African governance

5th October 2017 Good governance policy and bad, irresponsible and autocratic governments all are analysed in a new compilation of major indexes and data gauging... 

Africa’s data revolution: Accelerating development through data-driven decision-making

Africa’s data revolution: Accelerating development through data-driven decision-making

5th October 2017 It is essential that Africa’s data revolution be viewed as the joint responsibility of governments, international agencies, civil society and the... 

What Archbishop Tutu's ubuntu credo teaches the world about justice and harmony

What Archbishop Tutu's ubuntu credo teaches the world about justice and harmony 

5th October 2017 Archbishop Emeritus Bishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu’s 86th birthday on October 7 is a good occasion to reflect on the man’s contributions to South... 

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Recommendations

Accelerating renewable mini-grid deployment: A study on the Philippines

Accelerating renewable mini-grid deployment: A study on the Philippines

2nd October 2017 Consultations in the Philippines have called for “establishing an enabling environment for mini-grids” to expand energy access and increase... 

Wiping Away the Boreal

Wiping Away the Boreal

2nd October 2017 Human activities are currently driving the world’s species to extinction at up to 1,000 times the natural rate. To protect biodiversity and the... 

Whither a Demographic Dividend South Africa: The Overton Window of Political Possibilities

Whither a Demographic Dividend South Africa: The Overton Window of Political Possibilities

28th September 2017 Statistics South Africa produces a wide range of statistical releases and reports, but all too often these receive attention in relative isolation.... 

Political Musical Chairs: Turnover in The National Executive and Administration Since 2009

Political Musical Chairs: Turnover in The National Executive and Administration Since 2009

27th September 2017 The purpose of this analysis is to demonstrate the extent to which turnover among national ministers and directors-general has negatively impacted... 

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Statements

SA: Committee strongly condemns absence of Social Security agency

SA: Committee strongly condemns absence of Social Security agency

18th October 2017 Officials from both the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the Department of Social Development today failed to appear before the... 

SA: Former Chief Executive says he raised alarm when he left the power utility

SA: Former Chief Executive says he raised alarm when he left the power utility

18th October 2017 The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises was briefed by Mr Brian Dames, former Chief Executive of Eskom – and also by the Organisation Undoing... 

DA: Alf Lees says DA welcomes the long overdue removal of Myeni

DA: Alf Lees says DA welcomes the long overdue removal of Myeni

18th October 2017 The DA welcomes the reported removal of Dudu Myeni from the South African Airways (SAA) board. She has done untold damage to SAA and should not... 

ZCC: The Zion Christian Church announces peace mission to Israel

ZCC: The Zion Christian Church announces peace mission to Israel

18th October 2017 The leadership of the Zion Christian Church and his Grace  Bishop Dr Barnabas Lekganyane is pleased to announce the commencement of the ZCC Peace... 

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Press Offices

Protection for those taking a stand against wrongdoing in the workplace

Protection for those taking a stand against wrongdoing in the workplace

21st September 2017 The world needs employees who are willing to stand up and raise alarms about wrongdoing in the workplace, whether it is in providing proof of... 

 The income tax implications of a return of capital

The income tax implications of a return of capital

20th September 2017 In terms of the South African Income Tax Act, 1962 (the “Act”), distributions received by or accrued to a shareholder of a company may constitute... 

 Unintended consequences of the new CFC rules

Unintended consequences of the new CFC rules

20th September 2017 In the 2017 South African Budget speech, the Minister of Finance raised government’s concern that the current Controlled Foreign Company (“CFC”)... 

 What are the tax and exchange control implications of Bitcoin?

What are the tax and exchange control implications of Bitcoin?

20th September 2017 With virtual currencies such as Bitcoin becoming ever more popular and accessible, it is important that South African taxpayers carefully consider... 

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