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Jobs summit announced as Ramaphosa delivers message of ‘hope and renewal’

By: Terence Creamer     16th February 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa, who sought to align his nascent presidency as closely as possible with that of President Nelson Mandela in his inaugural... 

Jobs summit announced as Ramaphosa delivers message of ‘hope and renewal’
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Eyes on Gigaba amid talk of Cabinet reshuffle before budget

Eyes on Gigaba amid talk of Cabinet reshuffle before budget

By: Reuters     16th February 2018 South Africa's Treasury is set to present its 2018 budget to parliament on Wednesday but market focus is on whether new President Cyril Ramaphosa... 

Eskom's Matshela Koko submits letter of resignation

Eskom's Matshela Koko submits letter of resignation

By: News24Wire      16th February 2018 Controversial top Eskom executive Matshela Koko submitted his resignation on Friday, but did not admit to any guilt.   This came out at his second... 

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Who is Cyril Ramaphosa? A profile of the new leader of South Africa

Who is Cyril Ramaphosa? A profile of the new leader of South Africa

16th February 2018 South Africa has a new president – Cyril Ramaphosa. But who is he? Ramaphosa cuts a fitting figure to take over government, stabilise the economy,... 

 Leadership is not the NPA's only challenge

Leadership is not the NPA's only challenge

16th February 2018 With the removal of Jacob Zuma as president of South Africa, a parliamentary inquiry underway into state capture, and arrests of some of those... 

Good money after bad?

Good money after bad?

16th February 2018 It seems an eternity since there has been anything to be excited about when it comes to South Africa’s most important, and most embattled,... 

Zuma finally falls on his sword: but not before threatening to take the house down with him

Zuma finally falls on his sword: but not before threatening to take the house down with him

15th February 2018 The Zuma years are over. He kept fighting almost to the very end. But South Africa’s scandal-ridden President Jacob Zuma finally accepted the... 

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WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

16th February 2018 The term nanomaterials refers to materials that have at least one dimension (height, width or length) that is smaller than 100 nanometres (10−7... 

Ethnicity, Discrimination, and Other Red Lines – Repression of Human Rights Defenders in Mauritania

Ethnicity, Discrimination, and Other Red Lines – Repression of Human Rights Defenders in Mauritania

16th February 2018 Mauritania’s population is quite heterogenous; questions of caste and ethnicity lie at the source of many of the country’s most deep-rooted and... 

 Designing a Seamless Integrated Mobility System

Designing a Seamless Integrated Mobility System

16th February 2018 How do we integrate disparate transportation modes (such as bikeshare, autonomous pods, ocean shipping and air travel) to enable faster, safer,... 

 Electric Vehicles for Smarter Cities: The Future of Energy and Mobility

Electric Vehicles for Smarter Cities: The Future of Energy and Mobility

16th February 2018 This report examines the major trends affecting the transformation of energy and mobility systems, with a special focus on cities. Topics addressed... 

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Statements

SA: Statement by the Banking Association of South Africa

SA: Statement by the Banking Association of South Africa

16th February 2018 We welcome the appointment of Cyril Ramaphosa as President of South Africa. We trust that this will usher in a period of political stability,... 

R2K: R2K rejects the Film and Publications Board’s reclassification of Inxeba

R2K: R2K rejects the Film and Publications Board’s reclassification of Inxeba

16th February 2018 The Right2Know Campaign is greatly dismayed by the Film and Publication Board’s act of homophobic censorship. The FPB appeal board recently... 

Absa: Absa’s High Court Challenge of Public Protector Report Successful

Absa: Absa’s High Court Challenge of Public Protector Report Successful

16th February 2018 This morning, a full bench of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria delivered its judgment in the matter between Absa Bank and the Public... 

AfriBusiness: Congratulations to President Ramaphosa

AfriBusiness: Congratulations to President Ramaphosa

16th February 2018 AfriBusiness congratulates President Cyril Ramaphosa with his election as the South African Head of State. Amid relief over the departure of his... 

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Press Offices

Baker McKenzie South Africa’s legal expertise recognised in Chambers Global 2018

Baker McKenzie South Africa’s legal expertise recognised in Chambers Global 2018

16th February 2018 Seven lawyers from Baker McKenzie’s Johannesburg office and 12 of its practice areas have been recognised by international legal research... 

Drought and the employment relationship

Drought and the employment relationship

16th February 2018 The potential impact of the drought on the employment relationship should not be underestimated. It may affect the employee’s right to remuneration... 

Environmental Right in Terms of the Constitution

Environmental Right in Terms of the Constitution

14th February 2018 What is an environmental right?  An environmental right relates to the right we have to the environment. The environment has been an important... 

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

14th February 2018 Section 129 of the National Credit Act No. 34 of 2005 (hereinafter “the NCA”) provides a mechanism for Consumers who have fallen into arrears on... 

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