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Public Protector finds Gordhan guilty of 'improper conduct' 

By: News24Wire      Updated 5 hours ago Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan guilty of "improper conduct" over his approval of... 

Public Protector finds Gordhan guilty of 'improper conduct'
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Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan
Batohi readying for battle, expecting political attacks

Batohi readying for battle, expecting political attacks 

By: News24Wire      Updated 5 hours ago National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi says she is under no illusion that she, the National Prosecuting Authority and the new... 

‘Zuma camp’ obtained Shaun Abrahams letter unlawfully – court hears

‘Zuma camp’ obtained Shaun Abrahams letter unlawfully – court hears 

By: News24Wire      Updated 4 hours ago An explosive letter from former prosecutions boss Shaun Abrahams to former Hawks boss Yolisa Matakata, which former president Jacob Zuma's lawyers... 

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South Africa needs a functioning parliamentary budget office: now's the time to fix it

South Africa needs a functioning parliamentary budget office: now's the time to fix it

24th May 2019 South Africa’s Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) is in complete disarray. In the 10 years since it was established by law, and the five years it... 

 Algeria, Sudan and the power of protest

Algeria, Sudan and the power of protest

24th May 2019 In the past two months, historic anti-government protests across Algeria and Sudan have forced their ageing autocrats to resign after decades of... 

East Africa: Marine-based ‘blue economies’ offer massive potential

East Africa: Marine-based ‘blue economies’ offer massive potential

24th May 2019 Developing ocean-based resources in areas such as fisheries, aquaculture, coastal tourism, transport and ports, mining and energy, could generate... 

Out of step

Out of step

24th May 2019 A new report on global energy investment in 2018 points to an ongoing misalignment between approved expenditure on new fuel and power projects and... 

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Report on allegations of an irregularity in the approval of early retirement with full pension benefits

Report on allegations of an irregularity in the approval of early retirement with full pension benefits

Updated 3 hours ago The Public Protector's Report No. 24 of 2019/20 on an investigation into allegations of maladministration and impropriety in the approval of Mr... 

Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report (2019)

Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report (2019)

23rd May 2019 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

23rd May 2019 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... 

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Statements

ANC eThekwini Region: ANC eThekwini Region reiterates its calls for a team of experts to probe murders

ANC eThekwini Region: ANC eThekwini Region reiterates its calls for a team of experts to probe murders

Updated 4 hours ago The ANC in eThekwini Region has noted developments regarding the case of Umlazi ANC Ward 80 councillor Mthokozisi Nojiyeza. He was arrested late... 

SA: Statement By Parliament Presiding Officers On Africa Day And Presidential Inauguration

SA: Statement By Parliament Presiding Officers On Africa Day And Presidential Inauguration

Updated 4 hours ago Parliament’s Presiding Officers, led by newly-elected Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Thandi Modise and Chairperson of the National Council of... 

UASA: Repo rate must come down to make investments profitable and create jobs

UASA: Repo rate must come down to make investments profitable and create jobs

Updated 4 hours ago Statement by Stanford Mazhindu, spokesperson of the trade union UASA:   As widely expected, the South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy... 

SACP: SACP expresses its heartfelt condolences to the Dabengwa family, the people of Zimbabwe and Southern Africa for the great loss encountered

SACP: SACP expresses its heartfelt condolences to the Dabengwa family, the people of Zimbabwe and Southern Africa for the great loss encountered

Updated 7 hours ago The South African Communist Party has learnt of the passing of Comrade Dumiso Dabengwa with great sadness. The SACP expresses its deepest and... 

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Press Offices

Confusion in the prescription of medical negligence claims?

Confusion in the prescription of medical negligence claims?

Updated 4 hours ago For ten years it seemed as if the law relating to the commencement of the running of prescription in medical negligence matters was clear and... 

Legal Tech Meetups Launched

Legal Tech Meetups Launched

Updated 5 hours ago An exciting new series of meetups has been launched for tech and legal experts to share thought leadership ideas on how to practically explore the... 

The Corporate Opportunity Rule: Are Directors Allowed To Make A Secret Profit At The Expense Of The Company?

The Corporate Opportunity Rule: Are Directors Allowed To Make A Secret Profit At The Expense Of The Company?

24th May 2019 Directors are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Company. They are privy to information which they can either use to gain an... 

Funding Africa’s Infrastructure Gap

Funding Africa’s Infrastructure Gap

24th May 2019 Key to enabling African economies to make the most of their opportunities is developing infrastructure in the region. Across the continent, new... 

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