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Ramaphosa shocked by dilapidated Rooiwal waste treatment plant 

By: News24Wire      8th June 2023 President Cyril Ramaphosa appeared visibly shocked as he was told that Hammanskraal residents could have already had safer drinking water if a... 

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ANC emphasises need to respect privacy of Tina Joemat-Pettersson's family ahead of national memorial 

By: News24Wire      8th June 2023 The late African National Congress (ANC) MP and former Cabinet minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson is to be honoured at a national memorial service in... 

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Motsoaledi extends Zimbabwean Exemption Permits again 

By: News24Wire      8th June 2023 Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has extended the Zimbabwean Exemption Permits (ZEP) for another six months. According to Motsoaledi, the... 


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Power of reform

Updated 6 hours ago For several years, certain forward-looking commentators argued that by making only a minor amendment to Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation... 

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‘Peter Pan’ Enahoro, Nigerian journalist and publisher, was not afraid to speak his mind

8th June 2023 There are some people whose lives intersect with yours even if you never meet them in the flesh. One of these was Peter Osajele Aizegbeobor... 

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Is the blue economy a route to stronger AU-EU ties?

8th June 2023 World Oceans Day on 8 June is an opportunity to reflect on the ocean's vital role in sustainable development, food security and climate change... 

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Everything is being done to stop investment in the future

8th June 2023 Failure to provide conditions for growth has spread to every sector. Despite rhetoric to the contrary, SA does not have a growth strategy. We have... 

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Gender, poverty and environmental indicators on African countries 2023

Gender, poverty and environmental indicators on African countries 2023

2nd June 2023 This is the twenty-third volume of the publication on Indicators on Gender, Poverty, the Environment and Progress towards the Sustainable... 

For every child, every opportunity

For every child, every opportunity

1st June 2023 For children across the globe, 2022 was a year fraught with difficult challenges and intractable crises. Millions suffered the consequences of... 

From pledges to action for Small Island Developing States in energy transition and climate resilience

From pledges to action for Small Island Developing States in energy transition and climate resilience

31st May 2023 Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have suffered immeasurably due to decades of recurring natural disasters that have continued to worsen as a... 

TRACIT calls for improved measures to combat illicit trade in South Africa

TRACIT calls for improved measures to combat illicit trade in South Africa

30th May 2023 A new study by the Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT) shows that illicit trade is one of the biggest threats to stability and... 

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COSATU welcomes the Treasury’s withdrawal of its ill-conceived proposals for a three-year exemption of Eskom from disclosing irregular, fruitless, and wasteful expenditures in its Annual Financial Statements

8th June 2023 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) welcomes the Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana’s withdrawal of the National Treasury’s... 

Theunissen Sewer Plant: Cholera threatens as municipal negligence continues

8th June 2023 During an oversight visit by the Democratic Alliance (DA) to the sewer plant in Theunissen, it was alarming to discover that the facility has been... 

The ANC undermines the poor

8th June 2023 Democracy is not just about elections. It is also about everyday practices, and democratic governments engage their people democratically,... 

WFTU Trade Union International Public Service & Allied [TUI PS & A] statement in support of the health, pension and labour reforms campaign by sintraesmdes of Columbia

8th June 2023 The World Federation of Trade Unions [WFTU] Trade Union International Public Services and Allied [TUI PS & A] supports its affiliate SINTRAESMDES... 

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Press Offices


Is the refusal of a provisional sequestration order appealable?

8th June 2023 On 14 April 2023, the Supreme Court of Appeal (“SCA“) delivered judgment in the matter of Liberty Group Limited (“Liberty“) and Mohammed Shaaz... 


SARS: Misrepresenting Misrepresentation

8th June 2023 As every taxpayer knows, SARS has extremely wide powers under the various fiscal Acts to enforce and collect tax.  One of the protections given to... 


Changes to the tax treatment of trust income awarded to foreign beneficiaries on the horizon

8th June 2023 Currently, income that arises in a South African trust which is awarded to a foreign beneficiary during the same tax year is disregarded in the... 


Section 11 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act

8th June 2023 In terms of section 11(1) of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 (“MPRDA“) – “A prospecting right or mining right or an... 

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