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Sars lost 506 employees since start of year

By: News24Wire      7th December 2017 The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has lost 506 employees since the start of the year. The figure was revealed after Democratic Alliance (DA)... 

Sars lost 506 employees since start of year
Supra is 'purging' me for supporting Ramaphosa - NW deputy speaker

Supra is 'purging' me for supporting Ramaphosa - NW deputy speaker

By: News24Wire      7th December 2017 The North West legislature’s deputy speaker, Jane Manganye, is defying African National Congress (ANC) provincial chair Supra Mahumapelo by... 

NFP infighting continues

NFP infighting continues

By: News24Wire      7th December 2017 The National Freedom Party (NFP) claims it has a new national executive and has blamed a government spokesperson for meddling in party affairs. But... 

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 Commanding attention: a female al-Shabaab ex-commander speaks out

Commanding attention: a female al-Shabaab ex-commander speaks out

28th November 2017 ‘I have to go,’ she says. And is gone. A few moments later, he calls her back, as he has several times, and she talks some more – anxiously and... 

Can Mugabe’s departure package be a model for Zuma?

Can Mugabe’s departure package be a model for Zuma?

28th November 2017 Many of us were shaken by the sudden and swift removal of Robert Mugabe from the Zimbabwean presidency.  When someone holds office for 37 years,... 

 Are West Africa’s gunsmiths making violence cheap?

Are West Africa’s gunsmiths making violence cheap?

27th November 2017 The trafficking and illicit circulation of small arms and light weapons are often discussed in the context of fuelling instability and insecurity... 

Anti-poverty group misleads with patchwork of data on women’s education in Africa

Anti-poverty group misleads with patchwork of data on women’s education in Africa

27th November 2017 To highlight the difficulties women worldwide face in trying to get an education, anti-poverty campaign group ONE recently published a report... 

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Abuse of Tanzanian Domestic Workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates

Abuse of Tanzanian Domestic Workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates

14th November 2017 Thousands of Tanzanian women toil as domestic workers in the Middle East, cleaning, caring, and cooking for their employer’s families. Each year,... 

Davis Tax Committee final reports

Davis Tax Committee final reports

13th November 2017 The Davis Tax Committee (DTC) is pleased to announce that the Minister of Finance has granted approval for it to publish its reports that have been... 

Report of Commission of Inquiry into the Feasibility of making High Education and Training Fee-free in South Africa

Report of Commission of Inquiry into the Feasibility of making High Education and Training Fee-free in South Africa

13th November 2017 On 14 January 2016, President Jacob Zuma established a Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training in order to add into the body of... 

Running out the Clock – How Guatemala’s Courts Could Doom the Fight against Impunity

Running out the Clock – How Guatemala’s Courts Could Doom the Fight against Impunity

13th November 2017 Guatemala has made dramatic progress over the past decade in promoting accountability for abuses of power, including cases of human rights... 

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Statements

SA: Minister Brown announces new Eskom Board

SA: Minister Brown announces new Eskom Board

8th December 2017 Cabinet has approved a new Board for Eskom on a 3-year term subject to an annual review, and expressed support for Minister of Public Enterprises... 

ANC: ANC mourns the passing of struggle veteran Cde Laloo Chiba

ANC: ANC mourns the passing of struggle veteran Cde Laloo Chiba

8th December 2017 The African National Congress is deeply saddened by the passing of struggle veteran and stalwart of our movement, Comrade Laloo Isu Chiba. Comrade... 

DEA: Minister Edna Molewa urges South Africans to enjoy beaches responsibly this festive season

DEA: Minister Edna Molewa urges South Africans to enjoy beaches responsibly this festive season

8th December 2017 The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa has urged all South Africans and holiday makers to be responsible as they exercise their... 

DA: Mmusi Maimane on Zuma delaying again. Time for a real NDPP to Prosecute Zuma

DA: Mmusi Maimane on Zuma delaying again. Time for a real NDPP to Prosecute Zuma

8th December 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the judgment by the North Gauteng High Court effectively setting aside the appointment of Shaun Abrahams as... 

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Press Offices

Acting on early warning signs can prevent restructuring and liquidation

Acting on early warning signs can prevent restructuring and liquidation

8th November 2017 No company ever wants to go through a restructuring or liquidation process. Those that are able to recognise the early warning signs of financial... 

Tax Court confirms a hard line in relation to requests for reasons

Tax Court confirms a hard line in relation to requests for reasons

8th November 2017 The Income Tax Court (Tax Court) recently handed down judgment in ITC 0032/2016 and ITC 0033/2016 which were two identical applications dealing... 

Baker McKenzie offers practice management training to three external lawyers

Baker McKenzie offers practice management training to three external lawyers

7th November 2017 Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg has announced it will offer three external candidates a place on the firm’s Practice Management Training (PMT)... 

How Do You Define an Employee in the Gig Economy?

How Do You Define an Employee in the Gig Economy?

6th November 2017 There has been substantial growth in a category of the services sector which is often referred to as the “gig” or “collaborative” economy. The... 

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