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Water crisis: De Lille's powers limited, tariffs to be introduced

By: News24Wire      Updated 31 minutes ago The City of Cape Town voted on Friday to both limit mayor Patricia De Lille's powers to handle the drought crisis, and to introduce punitive tariff... 

Water crisis: De Lille's powers limited, tariffs to be introduced
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Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille
The US calls on African countries to implement UN sanctions against North Korea

The US calls on African countries to implement UN sanctions against North Korea

By: Rebecca Campbell     Updated 51 minutes ago The US has called upon African countries which still maintain ties with the Democratic People’s Republic of (North) Korea (DPRK) to reassess those... 

City of Cape Town withdraws drought levy proposal

City of Cape Town withdraws drought levy proposal

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 20 minutes ago The City of Cape Town has scrapped the proposed introduction of a drought levy, after the proposal was withdrawn at a special sitting on Friday.... 

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 Will Mnangagwa pull off another ‘coup’ this year?

Will Mnangagwa pull off another ‘coup’ this year?

Updated 5 hours ago Emmerson Mnangagwa artfully disguised the manoeuvre that ousted Robert Mugabe from 37 years in power last year as a ‘military-assisted transition’... 

Ramaphosa headed for stormy seas

Ramaphosa headed for stormy seas

19th January 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) has a new leader. The question is whether Cyril Ramaphosa is the next President of South Africa. In other... 

Fix or fail

Fix or fail

19th January 2018 2018 is set to be yet another big year for the South African electricity utility, which has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons for... 

 The African Union finally wakes up to Trump

The African Union finally wakes up to Trump

18th January 2018 The reaction of the African Union (AU) to United States (US) President Donald Trump’s latest utterances during a discussion in the White House... 

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HRW World Report 2018

HRW World Report 2018

Updated 5 hours ago World Report 2018 summaries key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide, drawing on events from late 2016 through... 

 Advancing Financial Inclusion Metrics: Shifting from access to economic empowerment

Advancing Financial Inclusion Metrics: Shifting from access to economic empowerment

Updated 6 hours ago Financial inclusion is at a turning point. Due to advances in technology, the unprecedented advent of transactional and behavioural big data and... 

 Internet of Things: Guidelines for Sustainability

Internet of Things: Guidelines for Sustainability

Updated 6 hours ago Our analysis of over 640 Internet of Things (IoT) deployments worldwide suggests that IoT has development benefits that could be maximised without... 

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2017

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2017

18th January 2018 Renewable energy has emerged as an increasingly competitive way to meet new power generation needs. This comprehensive cost report from the... 

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Statements

SA: Labour on National Minimum Wage

SA: Labour on National Minimum Wage

Updated 5 minutes ago The Department of labour’s briefing session  on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) was told on Friday, that it will be reviewed on May 1 of each year... 

SA: Standing Committee on Finance congratulates Reserve Bank Governor on IMFC appointment

SA: Standing Committee on Finance congratulates Reserve Bank Governor on IMFC appointment

Updated 1 hour 18 minutes ago The Standing Committee on Finance has congratulated the Reserve Bank Governor, Mr Lesetja Kganyago, on his appointment as the new Chairman of the... 

DA: Mmusi Maimane says DA will not hesitate to take legal action against those propagating hate speech or inciting violence

DA: Mmusi Maimane says DA will not hesitate to take legal action against those propagating hate speech or inciting violence

Updated 1 hour 21 minutes ago Protests at the Hoerskool Overvaal in Gauteng have been highjacked by racial bigots both black and white, turning an important legal question into... 

DBE: Basic Education condemns initiation practices in schools

DBE: Basic Education condemns initiation practices in schools

Updated 2 hours 46 minutes ago The Department of Basic Education condemns in the strongest terms the use of initiation practices in schools. These are often violent and... 

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Press Offices

A new brand, a new website, a new name - One Fasken

A new brand, a new website, a new name - One Fasken

Updated 4 hours ago As complexity grows, no one can afford to do business as usual. Today, Fasken launches a new brand and website. We have shortened our brand name we... 

Disciplining an employee after resignation

Disciplining an employee after resignation

18th January 2018 An employee resigns with immediate effect after receiving notice of a disciplinary hearing. May the employer proceed with the hearing? In legal... 

Can You Terminate A Fixed Term Lease Agreement Prematurely? If So, What Consequences Can A Tenant Potentially Face?

Can You Terminate A Fixed Term Lease Agreement Prematurely? If So, What Consequences Can A Tenant Potentially Face?

15th January 2018 In today’s times, many individuals (hereinafter referred to as “tenants”) are desperate to secure accommodation and/or living space for various... 

Deal activity in Industrials, Manufacturing and Transport sector to rise in Africa and the Middle East in the next two years

Deal activity in Industrials, Manufacturing and Transport sector to rise in Africa and the Middle East in the next two years

11th January 2018 Baker McKenzie’s Global Transaction Forecast shows a rebound in global M&A transactions in the Industrials, Manufacturing and Transport (IMT)... 

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