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Western Cape farmers call for easing of water restrictions to repair drought damage

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 Western Cape farmers are calling on government to reveal how much water they are likely to be allocated this summer, so they can make plans to fix... 

Western Cape farmers call for easing of water restrictions to repair drought damage
Ramaphosa speaks out against 'counter revolutionaries' plotting to oust him

Ramaphosa speaks out against 'counter revolutionaries' plotting to oust him

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 Now is not the time to focus on pointless meetings, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday, breaking his silence on claims that his predecessor,... 

 Calls mount for Eskom board to take the fall for coal shortages

Calls mount for Eskom board to take the fall for coal shortages

By: African News Agency      17th September 2018 The Energy Expert Coalition said on Monday that the Eskom board should take accountability after news surfaced that the power utility was facing... 

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The Voices Of Women Must Be Heard

The Voices Of Women Must Be Heard

10th September 2018 The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), which met in Beijing earlier this week, has become an essential platform for Africa’s social and... 

To zero-rate, or not to zero-rate: why the VAT debate is more complex than it appears

To zero-rate, or not to zero-rate: why the VAT debate is more complex than it appears

7th September 2018 The one percentage point increase in South Africa’s Value Added Tax (VAT) rate, which was implemented in April this year, has raised important... 

 Africa’s selective approach to human rights

Africa’s selective approach to human rights

7th September 2018 Despite research and historical accounts detailing homosexual behaviour in certain pre-colonial and traditional African societies, the idea that... 

Join the least-cost highway

Join the least-cost highway

7th September 2018 The release of a draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP 2018) for public comment, is an extremely positive development. Likewise, the document’s... 

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Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools: Global baseline report 2018

Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools: Global baseline report 2018

29th August 2018 The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are responsible for monitoring global progress towards water,... 

Private infrastructure finance in developing countries: five challenges, five solutions

Private infrastructure finance in developing countries: five challenges, five solutions

29th August 2018 Infrastructure is a crucial driver of economic growth. In developing countries, however, there are significant infrastructure deficits. The G20... 

Mental Health ATLAS 2017

Mental Health ATLAS 2017

27th August 2018 Mental Health Atlas series is considered the most comprehensive resource on global information on mental health and an important tool for... 

 Women's Rights Beyond The Business Case: Ensuring Corporate Accountability

Women's Rights Beyond The Business Case: Ensuring Corporate Accountability

27th August 2018 This briefing highlights the importance of a binding gender-just international accountability framework for Transnational Corporations (TNCs), as... 

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Statements

ADeC: ADeC welcome ConCourt's ruling on dagga

ADeC: ADeC welcome ConCourt's ruling on dagga

17th September 2018 The African Democratic Change congratulates civil society, including Dagga couple in expediting the cannabis legislation in South Africa. ADeC... 

AMCU: AMCU emerges victorious in gold wage negotiations with AngloGold Ashanti

AMCU: AMCU emerges victorious in gold wage negotiations with AngloGold Ashanti

17th September 2018 The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has reached and signed a settlement agreement with AngloGold Ashanti following months... 

AfriForum: Ten police stations in Western Cape among top thirty in SA where most murder-related cases were reported

AfriForum: Ten police stations in Western Cape among top thirty in SA where most murder-related cases were reported

17th September 2018 Bheki Cele, Minister of Police, on 11 September announced the national crime statistics for 2017/2018.   According to the murder figures, ten... 

SALIPSWU: SALIPSU point fingers to Dept. of Basic Education chain of command, for the chaotic and lawlessness that has engulfed our Schools and places of learning

SALIPSWU: SALIPSU point fingers to Dept. of Basic Education chain of command, for the chaotic and lawlessness that has engulfed our Schools and places of learning

17th September 2018 The run-away-train of anarchy and mayhem in our Schools and Places of Learning far more frequently is living proof that the Department of Basic... 

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Need for counter terrorist financing gains prominence

Need for counter terrorist financing gains prominence

28th August 2018 In the past 20 years, threats and incidents of terrorism have grabbed global headlines and urged nations to step up laws against not only the act... 

Tax court confirms contributions to fund share incentive scheme are deductible

Tax court confirms contributions to fund share incentive scheme are deductible

27th August 2018 There have been a number of binding private rulings providing for the deductibility of contributions made by employer companies to share incentive... 

Employment Equity report deadlines – don’t delay or you might pay

Employment Equity report deadlines – don’t delay or you might pay

27th August 2018 Every year, designated employers in South Africa are obligated to submit an employment equity report in accordance with Section 21 of the... 

Knock Knock Knocking On Jail’s Door

Knock Knock Knocking On Jail’s Door

27th August 2018 The amendments to the Competition Act, 1998, which introduce criminal liability for cartel conduct, came into effect on 1 May 2016. The amendments... 

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