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Absa was concerned about 'risky' Gupta accounts

By: African News Agency      18th September 2018 Absa began reviewing the Gupta-owned business bank accounts as early as 2014 as explosive media reports on the controversial family increased, and... 

Absa was concerned about 'risky' Gupta accounts
Parliament to decide how it will give effect to judgment decriminalising private dagga use

Parliament to decide how it will give effect to judgment decriminalising private dagga use

By: African News Agency      18th September 2018 Parliament said it would in due course make a decision on how it would give effect to Tuesday's historical Constitutional Court judgment which... 

Nzimande rubbishes Zuma's views on State capture

Nzimande rubbishes Zuma's views on State capture

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 South African Communist Party (SACP) general secretary Blade Nzimande has accused former president Jacob Zuma of confusing people with his recent... 

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 Independent prosecutors are vital to South Africa’s recovery

Independent prosecutors are vital to South Africa’s recovery

10th September 2018 The rule of law, the principle whereby everyone, including the rich and powerful, is subject to the law, is being challenged across the globe in... 

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... 

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Recommendations

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

SA: Invitation for public submissions on Draft Intergrated Resource Plan

SA: Invitation for public submissions on Draft Intergrated Resource Plan

20th September 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Energy invites interested individuals and stakeholders to submit written comments on the Draft Integrated Resource Plan... 

SAFTU: SAFTU’s response to appeal for its unions to go back to COSATU

SAFTU: SAFTU’s response to appeal for its unions to go back to COSATU

20th September 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions has noted COSATU’s suggestion that SAFTU unions must rejoin or join COSATU.   Firstly SAFTU, in line... 

DWS: IVRS declines as the temperatures hit up

DWS: IVRS declines as the temperatures hit up

20th September 2018 The increasing temperatures have had adverse impact on Gauteng dam levels as most of them continue to decrease week-on-week, affecting the... 

SA: Higher Education Committee to seek clarity on Mpumalanga medical students attending troubled Russian University

SA: Higher Education Committee to seek clarity on Mpumalanga medical students attending troubled Russian University

20th September 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has called on provinces to first discuss international studies programmes with the... 

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Press Offices

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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