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DA, Outa want Parly to remove Mkhwebane as PP 

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 3 hours ago The Democratic Alliance and the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse are calling for Parliament to remove Busisiwe Mkhwebane as Public Protector. On... 

DA, Outa want Parly to remove Mkhwebane as PP
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 Reserve Bank again keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.75%

Reserve Bank again keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.75% 

By: News24Wire      Updated 43 minutes ago The South African Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee has again decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.75%, a decision widely expected... 

More than 2 500 officers deployed in Pretoria for Ramaphosa inauguration

More than 2 500 officers deployed in Pretoria for Ramaphosa inauguration

By: African News Agency      Updated 2 hours 13 minutes ago The Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, which is set to host its first presidential inauguration this weekend, was a hive of activity on Thursday... 

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 Will free trade be Africa’s economic game changer?

Will free trade be Africa’s economic game changer?

Updated 4 hours ago The ambitious African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) which technically enters into force on 30 May could be the game changer for... 

Data fails to capture complexity of South Africa's unemployment crisis

Data fails to capture complexity of South Africa's unemployment crisis

Updated 6 hours ago It’s been 25 years since democracy dawned in South Africa. But apartheid’s legacies still scar the country. Poverty remains high; inequality... 

 Fixing South Africa’s broken windows

Fixing South Africa’s broken windows

Updated 6 hours ago In 1982, George L Kelling and James Q Wilson penned an article that created the idea of broken windows policing. Kelling, who died on 15 May aged... 

Post 2019 Elections: Time For Electoral Reform And Dusting Off The Van Zyl Slabbert Report

Post 2019 Elections: Time For Electoral Reform And Dusting Off The Van Zyl Slabbert Report

22nd May 2019 In the aftermath of a highly-contested national and provincial election, questions must be asked why only 65.99% of registered voters turned out to... 

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Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report (2019)

Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report (2019)

Updated 6 hours ago This joint tracking report provides the most comprehensive look available at the world’s progress towards global energy targets on access to... 

Electricity Access in Sub-Saharan Africa: Uptake, Reliability, and Complementary Factors for Economic Impact

Electricity Access in Sub-Saharan Africa: Uptake, Reliability, and Complementary Factors for Economic Impact

Updated 6 hours ago Access to reliable electricity is a prerequisite for the economic transformation of economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), especially in a digital... 

 Twenty years of protection of civilians at the UN Security Council

Twenty years of protection of civilians at the UN Security Council

22nd May 2019 A century ago, civilians represented approximately 10%–15% of total casualties in armed conflict. By the Second World War, this had risen to nearly... 

 Data Collaboration for the Common Good: Enabling Trust and Innovation Through Public-Private Partnerships

Data Collaboration for the Common Good: Enabling Trust and Innovation Through Public-Private Partnerships

20th May 2019 This report, done in collaboration with McKinsey and Company, represents a year-long effort with business, government, civil society leaders,... 

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SATAWU: SATAWU Celebrates as its Leaders Head to the NCOP & North West Legislature

SATAWU: SATAWU Celebrates as its Leaders Head to the NCOP & North West Legislature

Updated 24 minutes ago South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (SATAWU) is ululating as two of our own take their place within the National Council of Provinces... 

OUTA: NPA prosecution of Aurora directors starts

OUTA: NPA prosecution of Aurora directors starts

Updated 28 minutes ago The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) prosecution of the directors of Aurora Empowerment Systems starts on 28 May 2019. The Organisation Undoing... 

DOL: Matter of Bopape allegedly accused of defrauding Department of Labour’s Compensation Fund postponed as Directorate of Public Prosecutions dithers

DOL: Matter of Bopape allegedly accused of defrauding Department of Labour’s Compensation Fund postponed as Directorate of Public Prosecutions dithers

Updated 35 minutes ago The matter of Ms Mapitse Tebogo Bopape allegedly accused of defrauding the Department of Labour’s Compensation Fund was today (23 May) in the... 

CompComSA: Latest decisions by the Competition Commission

CompComSA: Latest decisions by the Competition Commission

Updated 40 minutes ago Kempster Sedgwick (Pty) Limited (Kempster Sedgwick) v The Honda, Citroen and Peugeot Motor Dealership located in Umhlanga Ridge and operated by... 

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Louise Myburgh & Megan Reimers feature in MIP’s Top Women in IP 2019 Rankings

Louise Myburgh & Megan Reimers feature in MIP’s Top Women in IP 2019 Rankings

Updated 1 hour 56 minutes ago It was announced earlier today that Spoor & Fisher Partners’ and trade mark attorneys, Louise Myburgh and Megan Reimers, have been named in... 

15 Spoor & Fisher Partners Designated as IP Top Stars 2019

15 Spoor & Fisher Partners Designated as IP Top Stars 2019

Updated 3 hours ago International Intellectual Property law firm Spoor & Fisher is pleased to announce that Managing Intellectual Property, a leading source of... 

Tshepo Shabangu named a Wold Intellectual Property Review Influential Women in IP

Tshepo Shabangu named a Wold Intellectual Property Review Influential Women in IP

21st May 2019 International Intellectual Property law firm Spoor & Fisher is pleased to announce that the Chair of the Partnership and South Africa based... 

The Right To A Pre-suspension Hearing

The Right To A Pre-suspension Hearing

21st May 2019 In a disciplinary hearing an employee has the right to be heard before being judged. But does an employee have the right to be heard before being... 

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