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Crucial policy missteps have taken place – Ramaphosa  

By: Sane Dhlamini     23rd July 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday that, while South Africa has come a long way 25 years into democracy, there have been crucial policy... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa address the 25 Years of Democracy Conference. (Camera & editing: Nicholas Boyd)
 Mkhwebane report caused 'irreparable harm', Gordhan argues

Mkhwebane report caused 'irreparable harm', Gordhan argues 

By: News24Wire      23rd July 2019 Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has argued in the High Court in Pretoria that the remedial orders issued by the Public Protector in a... 

 Mboweni confirms R59bn for Eskom

Mboweni confirms R59bn for Eskom  

By: News24Wire      23rd July 2019 Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Tuesday tabled a special appropriation bill for Eskom, which will see the debt-ridden power utility benefit with... 

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South Africa's soldiers won't end gang violence. A co-ordinated plan might

South Africa's soldiers won't end gang violence. A co-ordinated plan might

23rd July 2019 The South African government has taken a decision to deploy members of the South African National Defence Force to areas that have been ravaged by... 

Democracy in Africa: success stories that have defied all the odds

Democracy in Africa: success stories that have defied all the odds

23rd July 2019 When I first said that I was going to write a book about the history of democracy in Africa, quite a few people responded with a joke. That will be... 

 South Africa proves its mettle on the UN Security Council

South Africa proves its mettle on the UN Security Council

23rd July 2019 South Africa is six months into its third term on a highly divided United Nations Security Council (UNSC). How has it fared and where can... 

Flouting Constitutional Duties Will Not Be Tolerated

Flouting Constitutional Duties Will Not Be Tolerated

23rd July 2019 On Monday 22 July, the majority of the Constitutional Court, in a decisive judgment, upheld the personal cost order made against the Public... 

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Current challenges to developing country debt sustainability

Current challenges to developing country debt sustainability

23rd July 2019 Ten years after the global financial crisis, UNCTAD estimates that the ratio of global debt to gross domestic product (GDP) was a third higher at... 

Multi-year humanitarian funding: a thematic evaluation

Multi-year humanitarian funding: a thematic evaluation

23rd July 2019 Humanitarian aid is largely concentrated in crises that are protracted or recurrent. In 2016, 60% of global humanitarian financing went to just 10... 

 Multi-year humanitarian funding in Ethiopia

Multi-year humanitarian funding in Ethiopia

23rd July 2019 In early 2014 the UK Department for International Development (DFID) commissioned a thematic evaluation of their multi-year humanitarian funding... 

2019 Global Human Capital Trends

2019 Global Human Capital Trends

22nd July 2019 In 2019, an intensifying combination of economic, social, and political issues is forcing HR and business leaders to learn to lead the social... 

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DA: Zonkizizwe Social Development offices not a conducive work environment

DA: Zonkizizwe Social Development offices not a conducive work environment

23rd July 2019 I along with DA Councillor, Smangele Sabe, recently visited the Zonkizizwe Social Development offices. This visit came after the community held a... 

DA: DA calls on Gauteng Government to urgently intervene in housing crisis in Lenasia South

DA: DA calls on Gauteng Government to urgently intervene in housing crisis in Lenasia South

23rd July 2019 Ugly scenes played themselves out in Lenasia South when residents living in shacks marched through the area and resorted to threats of violence and... 

CCBSA: CCBSA Charity Golf Day to benefit Thusong Orphanage

CCBSA: CCBSA Charity Golf Day to benefit Thusong Orphanage

23rd July 2019 Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) will be hosting its annual MD’s Charity Golf Day at Copperleaf Golf Estate and Spa on 26 July 2019. The... 

SAFTU: SAFTU calls on the Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane to step down!

SAFTU: SAFTU calls on the Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane to step down!

23rd July 2019 SAFTU has noted the damning and scathing Constitutional Court judgement which not only dismissed Public Protector’s appeal against personal cost... 

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Growth and Possibilities of 3D Printing

Growth and Possibilities of 3D Printing

23rd July 2019 For many years 3D printing was nothing more than science fiction. This changed dramatically with the lapse of important patents in 2009 and 2014,... 

Norton Rose Fulbright advises responsAbility on investment in leading hydropower developer

Norton Rose Fulbright advises responsAbility on investment in leading hydropower developer

23rd July 2019 Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised responsAbility on the acquisition of a 26% interest in Renewable Energy Holdings (Pty) Ltd (REH).... 

New carbon tax is unconstitutional, should be challenged

New carbon tax is unconstitutional, should be challenged

23rd July 2019 The constitutionality of the new Carbon Tax Act, signed into law by the President on 1 June 2019, should be challenged on the basis of flawed... 

Keep trouble at bay with regular checks on third-party financial health

Keep trouble at bay with regular checks on third-party financial health

23rd July 2019 With increasing global focus on limiting illegal activities such as bribery, corruption, illicit proceeds, money laundering, terrorist financing... 

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