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It was a political gimmick - ANC MP Bongani Bongo after corruption case dismissed 

By: News24Wire      26th February 2021 African National Congress MP Bongani Bongo has succeeded in having the corruption case against him dismissed in the Western Cape High Court. In... 

It was a political gimmick - ANC MP Bongani Bongo after corruption case dismissed
ANC MP Bongani Bongo
Malema drops R1m damages claim against ex-EFF MP who said he confessed to getting VBS loot

Malema drops R1m damages claim against ex-EFF MP who said he confessed to getting VBS loot 

By: News24Wire      26th February 2021 Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has dropped his R1-million defamation claim against a former party MP who claimed that he had... 

Eskom suspends chief procurement officer over 'non-performance in procurement savings'

Eskom suspends chief procurement officer over 'non-performance in procurement savings' 

By: News24Wire      26th February 2021 Eskom has suspended its chief procurement officer, Solly Tshitangano, and will be instituting disciplinary action against him, following... 

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Zuma vs the State

Zuma vs the State

26th February 2021 Dear Mr President, His Excellency Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa. I am at my wits' end about the political antics of your fellow cadre, former president... 

Budget 2021 – JP Landman

Budget 2021 – JP Landman

26th February 2021 It is useful to start with what was expected by many commentators, but then did not actually materialise in the budget. There were no income tax... 

Tariff tussle

Tariff tussle

26th February 2021 Much attention is, quite correctly, being given to the 15.68% tariff increase granted to Eskom by the energy regulator following a court order... 

Intellectual property and Covid-19 medicines: why a WTO waiver may not be enough

Intellectual property and Covid-19 medicines: why a WTO waiver may not be enough

25th February 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic, and the race to make vaccines and other useful technologies more accessible to people around the world, has once again... 

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Responsible Use of Technology: The Microsoft Case Study

Responsible Use of Technology: The Microsoft Case Study

26th February 2021 In collaboration with the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University, USA The World Economic Forum Responsible Use of Technology... 

The 2021 Budget

The 2021 Budget

25th February 2021 At one point in his speech yesterday, the finance minister plaintively insisted that this was “not an austerity budget”. That is probably not how... 

Proposed Electoral Model For South Africa

Proposed Electoral Model For South Africa

24th February 2021 In the light of the recent Constitutional Court judgement declaring the current Electoral Act unconstitutional, the Inclusive Society Institute... 

The New Era of Unconditional Convergence

The New Era of Unconditional Convergence

24th February 2021 The central fact that has motivated the empirics of economic growth—namely unconditional divergence—is no longer true and has not been so for... 

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Statements

Exclusion of oral submissions by the Section 25 Ad-hoc committee is a violation of the Constitution

Exclusion of oral submissions by the Section 25 Ad-hoc committee is a violation of the Constitution

26th February 2021 Democratic Alliance (DA) members of Parliament (MPs) on the Section 25 ad hoc committee, tasked with the 18th Constitutional Amendment Bill, will... 

DA will not approve mismanagement in JB Marks Municipality

26th February 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in JB Marks Local Municipality wrote to the Speaker, Kgosiemang Elias Mogoemang, demanding an action plan to address... 

Premier, stop insulting the people of KZN from your Ivory Tower

Premier, stop insulting the people of KZN from your Ivory Tower

26th February 2021 Today’s State of the Province Address (SOPA) by KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Sihle Zikalala, was an insult to the people of our province as he presented... 

Ishaam Abader appointed CEO of the SA Weather Service

26th February 2021 Cabinet has concurred with the recommendation by the SAWS Board to appoint Mr Moegamat Ishaam Abader as CEO of the South African Weather Service.... 

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Press Offices

New earnings threshold as from 1 March 2021

New earnings threshold as from 1 March 2021

26th February 2021 Certain provisions of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act of 1997 (the BCEA) pertaining to working time do not apply to employees who earn in... 

CDH celebrates three first place rankings at annual dealmakers awards

CDH celebrates three first place rankings at annual dealmakers awards

25th February 2021 Commercial law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) has once again been recognised as the firm that consistently advised on the most M&A deals in South... 

South African National Budget Speech Highlights

South African National Budget Speech Highlights

25th February 2021 We would not be surprised if a lot more people took notice of Finance Minister Mboweni's annual budget speech this year, generally to see the state... 

CCMA Can Charge Employers Arbitration Fees

CCMA Can Charge Employers Arbitration Fees

25th February 2021 There are several state sponsored forums required by the Labour Relations Act (LRA) to carry out labour dispute resolution. These include, amongst... 

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