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Ramaphosa launches high-level investigation into State Security Agency

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a high-level review panel into the work of the State Security Agency (SSA). The panel, to be chaired by... 

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Gauteng prepares to expropriate privately owned land without compensation

Gauteng prepares to expropriate privately owned land without compensation 

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 The Gauteng government wants to "immediately" expropriate without compensation privately owned land lying idle. Premier David Makhura said the... 

Land: For those saying we followed EFF, please look at facts - Mthembu

Land: For those saying we followed EFF, please look at facts - Mthembu

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 African National Congress (ANC) chief whip Jackson Mthembu has scoffed at suggestions that the ruling party has followed the Economic Freedom... 

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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 –... 

 The power of parenting: how family bonds can prevent violence

The power of parenting: how family bonds can prevent violence

4th June 2018 Comprising just 800 families, Touwsranten in South Africa’s Western Cape province is the only place in the world in which every programme included... 

Nelson Mandela’s leadership-Part 1: the early years

Nelson Mandela’s leadership-Part 1: the early years

4th June 2018 Despite the plethora of articles and books on Nelson Mandela, little is written on the precise qualities from which we can learn and possibly... 

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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: Life sentence for cop killers welcomed

SA: Life sentence for cop killers welcomed

19th June 2018 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Mr Francois Beukman, has welcomed the life sentence handed down by the Cape Town High Court... 

IFP: Statement by the IFP NEC

IFP: Statement by the IFP NEC

19th June 2018 The Inkatha Freedom Party's National Executive Committee (NEC) has registered its concern with the SABC, who have seemingly backtracked on recent... 

SA: Minister Davies congratulates SA media company

SA: Minister Davies congratulates SA media company

19th June 2018 The Minister Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has congratulated Diprente, a black youth media company on its award winning pitch at Annecy... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU condemns attack on the NHI by private healthcare providers

NEHAWU: NEHAWU condemns attack on the NHI by private healthcare providers

19th June 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] condemns the attacks by a pressure group of health practitioners and academics... 

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Press Offices

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... 

How will pharmacogenetics influence the life insurance industry?

How will pharmacogenetics influence the life insurance industry?

4th June 2018 Pharmacogenetics is the study of how genes affect a person's reaction to medicines. The combination of pharmacology (the science of drugs) and... 

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