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Phosa withdraws urgency of interdict against ANC's Mpumalanga 'unity' branches

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Mathews Phosa has withdrawn the urgency of a court interdict which sought to stop Mpumalanga... 

Phosa withdraws urgency of interdict against ANC's Mpumalanga 'unity' branches
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Withhold votes from corrupt candidates - ANC stalwarts and veterans

Withhold votes from corrupt candidates - ANC stalwarts and veterans

By: African News Agency      12th December 2017 Veteran members of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Tuesday urged party leaders and delegates not to vote for people implicated in... 

Presidency denies composing state of emergency regulations

Presidency denies composing state of emergency regulations

By: Sashnee Moodley     Updated 3 hours ago The Presidency on Tuesday denied that it had begun drafting regulations for a state of emergency or that President Jacob Zuma had appointed a team... 

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South Africa needs a fresh approach to its stubbornly high levels of inequality

South Africa needs a fresh approach to its stubbornly high levels of inequality

12th December 2017 It is widely accepted that South Africa is one of the most unequal societies in the world – the top 10% of the population earn about 60% of all... 

 Accurate statistics are needed for the SA farm murder debate

Accurate statistics are needed for the SA farm murder debate

11th December 2017 Recently thousands of farmers, supporters and sympathisers took to South Africa’s streets in an emotional but peaceful protest against the violent... 

Handwashing 101: Dettol’s disease-busting claims under the microscope

Handwashing 101: Dettol’s disease-busting claims under the microscope

11th December 2017 When we talk about the spread of disease, coughs and sneezes immediately come to mind. Yet one of the major ways diseases spread happens when we... 

Will continuing crises of 2017 persist?

Will continuing crises of 2017 persist?

11th December 2017 Although the year has not yet ended we can say it has been marked by a series of crises. What is troubling is that there is no sense that these... 

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Eskom study on the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) (2017)

Eskom study on the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) (2017)

12th December 2017 The Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2010-30 was promulgated in March 2011. It was indicated at the time that the IRP should be a "living plan" which... 

The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

12th December 2017 As the debate about whether the internet is safe for children rages, The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World discusses... 

The Deported – Immigrants Uprooted from the Country They Call Home

The Deported – Immigrants Uprooted from the Country They Call Home

8th December 2017 Every day, people who call the United States home—including mothers, fathers, and spouses of US citizens; tax-paying employees; and respected... 

2017 Handbook of Statistics

2017 Handbook of Statistics

7th December 2017 The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the series has evolved to incorporate new statistics and... 

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SA: Presidency rejects state of emergency reports

SA: Presidency rejects state of emergency reports

Updated 3 hours ago The Presidency rejects the media reports alleging that The Presidency has started composing draft regulations for a state of emergency and that... 

BLA: Black Lawyers Association condemns the growing unsubstantiated accusations of judicial overreach

BLA: Black Lawyers Association condemns the growing unsubstantiated accusations of judicial overreach

Updated 5 hours ago The Gauteng Division of the High Court (Pretoria) judgment handed down by the full court in the matter between Corruption Watch and others versus... 

SA: Mayor urges Disaster Management to be on high alert

SA: Mayor urges Disaster Management to be on high alert

Updated 5 hours ago “The number one challenge the City faces is the breakdown of the rule of law,” City of Johannesburg’s Executive Mayor, Cllr Herman Mashaba, told a... 

SA: Parliament year-end statement

SA: Parliament year-end statement

Updated 7 hours ago This was demonstrated in 50 debates during 92 plenary sittings of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces. The debates provided a... 

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Press Offices

VAT and e-commerce, South Africa falls behind; stays behind

VAT and e-commerce, South Africa falls behind; stays behind

Updated 5 hours ago Tax systems around the world are struggling to keep pace with the digitisation of commerce.  Where tax systems could previously rely on... 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – November 2017

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – November 2017

12th December 2017 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 57 of 2003 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – October 2017

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update – October 2017

12th December 2017 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management: Waste Act 59 of 2008 

Enhanced minimum leave and benefits for working parents on the cards

Enhanced minimum leave and benefits for working parents on the cards

7th December 2017 The Labour Laws Amendment Bill was passed by the National Assembly in Parliament on 28 November 2017. The Bill seeks to amend the Basic Conditions... 

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