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Nhlanhla Nene resigns as MP 

By: News24Wire      19th October 2018 After falling on his sword as minister of finance, Nhlanhla Nene has also resigned as an MP, the African National Congress (ANC) confirmed on... 

Nhlanhla Nene resigns as MP
Former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene
Ace Magashule, Tony Gupta and the R140m Free State deal

Ace Magashule, Tony Gupta and the R140m Free State deal 

By: News24Wire      19th October 2018 Former Free State premier and current African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Ace Magashule took former MEC Mxolisi Dukwana to the... 

 Cosatu welcomes PIC inquiry, but warns it wants to see jail time for looters

Cosatu welcomes PIC inquiry, but warns it wants to see jail time for looters 

By: African News Agency      19th October 2018 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Friday welcomed the establishment of a commission of inquiry into allegations of impropriety... 

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 Climate change and poverty in Africa

Climate change and poverty in Africa

19th October 2018 Human activity has caused the temperature of the Earth and its atmosphere to rise by about 1°C above pre-industrial levels, triggering fundamental... 

State capture – again

State capture – again

19th October 2018 In my last interview with polity.org, I argued that there is an Askari element in the African National Congress (ANC). This Askari element consists... 

Supportive climate

Supportive climate

19th October 2018 South Africans were naturally preoccupied on October 8 with whether or not Nhlanhla Nene’s offer to resign as Finance Minister would be accepted by... 

Hamba Kahle uMama Agnes

Hamba Kahle uMama Agnes "Aunty Aggie" Msimang

18th October 2018 Our mother and comrade Agnes Msimang has passed away. Aunty Aggie dedicated her life to the struggle for liberation, 

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Land governance and inclusive business in agriculture: advancing the debate

Land governance and inclusive business in agriculture: advancing the debate

17th October 2018 There is growing business interest in investing in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries, just as several governments are looking to... 

Protection in local response to disasters: challenges and insights from the Pacific region

Protection in local response to disasters: challenges and insights from the Pacific region

17th October 2018 Much debate about reform and improving the effectiveness of humanitarian aid in recent years has revolved around ‘localisation’, a prominent theme... 

Commission Of Inquiry Into Tax Administration And Governance By The South African Revenue Service

Commission Of Inquiry Into Tax Administration And Governance By The South African Revenue Service

17th October 2018 The Commission has made considerable progress towards addressing its terms of reference and is confident that it will be capable of reporting... 

White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation

White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation

16th October 2018 This White Paper, which is based on extensive review of the national system of innovation (NSI), sets the longterm policy direction for the South... 

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Statements

NUMSA Wins First Battle Against Plastics Employers!

NUMSA Wins First Battle Against Plastics Employers!

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th October 2018 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has successfully defended the right to strike in the Plastics Sector. The Plastic... 

Mokgoro should fire Galeng for abusing the people’s money

Mokgoro should fire Galeng for abusing the people’s money

19th October 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in North West calls on Premier Job Mokgoro to put his reshuffle plans on a hold and rather, fire corrupt politicians... 

Government Commemorates Media Freedom Day

Government Commemorates Media Freedom Day

19th October 2018 Government today joins South Africa’s media in commemorating the anniversary of Media Freedom Day also known as Black Wednesday. On October 19,... 

Detawu Press Statement On A Perpetual Corruption Challenges In The Private Security Sector Provident Fund

Detawu Press Statement On A Perpetual Corruption Challenges In The Private Security Sector Provident Fund

19th October 2018 DETAWU is extremely disappointed that the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has entered into an out of Court settlement with the Fund... 

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Press Offices

Transport legislation author urges transport companies to prepare for AARTO

Transport legislation author urges transport companies to prepare for AARTO

19th October 2018 October is Transport Month - focusing on the role transport plays in the economy, flagship projects and road safety - a fitting time to prepare for... 

Dagga in the workplace

Dagga in the workplace

18th October 2018 People may no longer be prosecuted for cultivating, possessing and using small amounts of dagga for private purposes. But what are the consequences... 

New Labour Laws Amendment Bill will usher in new rules for parental leave

New Labour Laws Amendment Bill will usher in new rules for parental leave

17th October 2018 The Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 (BCEA) presently entitles a female employee to at least four consecutive months of maternity... 

On the brink of Ugandan Competition Enforcement - a comparative snapshot with South Africa

On the brink of Ugandan Competition Enforcement - a comparative snapshot with South Africa

15th October 2018 Competition law is set to become an increasingly important consideration in relation to deal activity and commercial conduct in Uganda,... 

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State capture – again

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