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Dare to dream, still – Ramaphosa 

By: African News Agency      Updated 2 hours 40 minutes ago President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday urged South Africans not to give up on the dream of a better society and to return to the objectives of the... 

 Dare to dream, still – Ramaphosa
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Audit outcomes show many municipalities continue to mismanage finances

Audit outcomes show many municipalities continue to mismanage finances  

By: African News Agency      Updated 1 hour 50 minutes ago The latest audit results of South African municipalities, released on Wednesday, show the money pumped into municipalities compliments of taxpayers... 

Union threatens strikes as municipalities, SOEs and provinces battle to pay bills

Union threatens strikes as municipalities, SOEs and provinces battle to pay bills 

By: News24Wire      Updated 2 hours 38 minutes ago Municipal staff and officials at State-owned entities are suffering as a seemingly countrywide delay in paying salaries has hit home. On Wednesday,... 

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 Is Africa cybercrime-savvy?

Is Africa cybercrime-savvy?

Updated 2 hours 24 minutes ago It started with loud music and the smell of marijuana. When South African police stormed a hotel room in the Western Cape they found six people... 

Explainer: why Ethiopia's federal system is deeply flawed

Explainer: why Ethiopia's federal system is deeply flawed

26th June 2019 For almost three decades Ethiopia’s federal structure – enshrined in the country’s 1994 constitution – has been defended by the ruling coalition,... 

Coca-Cola is right: 50% of young women in northern Nigeria have no formal education

Coca-Cola is right: 50% of young women in northern Nigeria have no formal education

25th June 2019 To mark International Women’s Day in March 2019, Coca-Cola Nigeria tweeted a video that opened with the claim that “50% of young women in northern... 

 SA must dig deeper for a solution to illegal mining

SA must dig deeper for a solution to illegal mining

25th June 2019 For organised crime groups, illegal mining is a lucrative enterprise. In South Africa it’s often linked to human smuggling and trafficking, illegal... 

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Renewable Energy in Africa

Renewable Energy in Africa

Updated 3 hours ago It is often said that doing business in Africa offers unique opportunities and challenges. We are one of the most active law firms in Africa and it... 

Declaration on a Pan-European Ecosystem for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Declaration on a Pan-European Ecosystem for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

26th June 2019 The Fourth Industrial Revolution will fundamentally reshape the way we live, work and relate to one another, widely increasing speed and width of... 

Renewable energy auctions: Status and trends beyond price

Renewable energy auctions: Status and trends beyond price

26th June 2019 As the renewable energy sector matures, policies must be adapted to reflect changing market conditions. With the increasing use of auctions, policy... 

 G20 coal subsidies: tracking government support to a fading industry

G20 coal subsidies: tracking government support to a fading industry

25th June 2019 G20 countries have a critical role to play in leading efforts to combat climate change, as they account for 79% of global greenhouse gas emissions.... 

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SAMWU: SAMWU Concerned by the Regression in Municipal Outcome

SAMWU: SAMWU Concerned by the Regression in Municipal Outcome

Updated 21 minutes ago The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) is concerned by the regression in Municipal Audit outcome as presented by Auditor General Kimi... 

SOLIDARITY: Denel employees still uncertain about future salaries

SOLIDARITY: Denel employees still uncertain about future salaries

Updated 23 minutes ago Although an anonymous credit provider has emerged to assist Denel with the payment of the outstanding portion of its June 2019 salary bill, it is... 

IFP: IFP welcomes life imprisonment for Sadia Sukhraj’s killer

IFP: IFP welcomes life imprisonment for Sadia Sukhraj’s killer

Updated 1 hour 33 minutes ago The IFP welcomes the conviction and subsequent sentencing of Sbonelo Mkhize, the man found guilty of killing nine-year-old Sadia Sukhraj in a... 

RW: STATUS UPDATE 8: B11 PIPELINE SHUTDOWN

RW: STATUS UPDATE 8: B11 PIPELINE SHUTDOWN

Updated 2 hours 23 minutes ago Rand Water would like to thank all consumers as well as its municipal customers for the manner in which we were able to manage and control our... 

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Importance of researching and vetting third parties

Importance of researching and vetting third parties

Updated 5 hours ago Numerous risk management procedures can be employed in support of an organisation’s best interest. However, few practices are as significant as due... 

Beware employers - you can no longer discipline an employee after a resignation with immediate effect

Beware employers - you can no longer discipline an employee after a resignation with immediate effect

25th June 2019 Employees often resign with immediate effect when facing disciplinary action. Employers may be unsure whether they can continue with an intended... 

Baker McKenzie First Global Law Firm to Set 40:40:20 Gender Targets

Baker McKenzie First Global Law Firm to Set 40:40:20 Gender Targets

24th June 2019 Baker McKenzie has announced new global aspirational targets set at 40:40:20 per cent gender diversity, to represent 40% women, 40% men and 20%... 

SARS Further Postpones Implementation of New Declaration Processing System

SARS Further Postpones Implementation of New Declaration Processing System

24th June 2019 On 20 November 2018, in communication addressed to external stakeholders, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) confirmed that it had identified... 

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