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I am not accountable to bullies – Gordhan  

By: African News Agency      20th November 2018 Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Tuesday took a swipe at his detractors, telling the State capture commission of inquiry that he does... 

I am not accountable to bullies – Gordhan
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Nugent has no authority to recommend Moyane's firing – Zuma

Nugent has no authority to recommend Moyane's firing – Zuma 

By: News24Wire      20th November 2018 Former president Jacob Zuma has entered the fray over the firing of South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane, saying Judge... 

 New stage 8 load shedding 'nothing to panic about', says Eskom

New stage 8 load shedding 'nothing to panic about', says Eskom 

By: News24Wire      20th November 2018 Power utility Eskom recently announced that it would be expanding its load shedding plan to eight stages, allowing for up to 8 000 MW to be shed... 

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South African court resets power balance between villagers, mines and chiefs

South African court resets power balance between villagers, mines and chiefs

20th November 2018 South Africa’s Constitutional Court recently passed an important judgment that’s fundamentally challenged the power imbalance between mining... 

Does Gauteng make up a third of South Africa’s GDP? And is it Africa’s seventh biggest economy?

Does Gauteng make up a third of South Africa’s GDP? And is it Africa’s seventh biggest economy?

20th November 2018 South Africa’s Gauteng province beat several other African locations to host the Africa Investment Forum, premier David Makhura said in early... 

The Judging of Nelson Mandela

The Judging of Nelson Mandela

19th November 2018 The Judging of Nelson Mandela – Afzal Moolla 

Some smart ideas to make toilets fit for purpose in Africa's cities

Some smart ideas to make toilets fit for purpose in Africa's cities

19th November 2018 About 23% of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa don’t have access to toilets while 31% with toilets use one’s that aren’t connected to a formal... 

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 Rabat and Salé – Bridging the Gap

Rabat and Salé – Bridging the Gap

20th November 2018 The twin cities of Rabat and Salé on Morocco’s west coast embody prominence in Morocco’s past and present, Rabat as capital and Salé as the third... 

Explorations of inequality: Childhood immunization

Explorations of inequality: Childhood immunization

20th November 2018 This report takes a detailed look at the current status of childhood immunization in 10 priority countries: Afghanistan, Chad, Democratic Republic... 

Towards Safe And Decent School Sanitation In Limpopo: The Most Fundamental Of Dignities

Towards Safe And Decent School Sanitation In Limpopo: The Most Fundamental Of Dignities

19th November 2018 SECTION27 is a public-interest law centre that uses and develops the law to promote and advance human rights, including the right to basic... 

A living income for small-scale farmers – Tackling unequal risks and market power

A living income for small-scale farmers – Tackling unequal risks and market power

16th November 2018 The ability of small-scale farmers to earn a living income is critical to ensure their viability and economic success. This paper argues that... 

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Statements

DIRCO: Minister Sisulu arrives in Moscow to strengthen trade and diplomatic relations with the Government of the Russian Federation

DIRCO: Minister Sisulu arrives in Moscow to strengthen trade and diplomatic relations with the Government of the Russian Federation

20th November 2018 The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, has arrived in Moscow in the Russian Federation for a Working Visit... 

SA: National Assembly Agrees To Four Bills At It's Sitting Today

SA: National Assembly Agrees To Four Bills At It's Sitting Today

20th November 2018 The National Assembly at its sitting this afternoon agreed to four Bills and these will now be sent to the National Council of Provinces for... 

 BasicDoE: Education briefs Parliament on state of readiness for 2019 school year

BasicDoE: Education briefs Parliament on state of readiness for 2019 school year

20th November 2018 The Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Mr Enver Surty led a team of senior officials from the Department to brief the Portfolio Committee on Basic... 

FEDUSA: FEDUSA Demands for Gender Parity in the Judiciary

FEDUSA: FEDUSA Demands for Gender Parity in the Judiciary

20th November 2018 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) demands that all the 11 vacancies in the judiciary must be filled with women judges, when the... 

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Holiday Happiness: Leave Me Out of This

Holiday Happiness: Leave Me Out of This

20th November 2018 Tired of the endless wave of December leave requests flooding your inbox? Instead of adding another layer of stress to the year-end madness - get... 

A new era in Intellectual Property Law Reports

A new era in Intellectual Property Law Reports

20th November 2018 As market leaders in the online legal technology space, LexisNexis South Africa saw a need to develop a resource that speaks to the need of... 

Authors provide practical insights for drafting, reviewing and negotiating IT contracts

Authors provide practical insights for drafting, reviewing and negotiating IT contracts

20th November 2018 Information technology (IT) contracts often involve complex business processes with risk to both the customer and the service or product provider.... 

It Does Not Matter Whether the Employees Agreed - the Agreement is Valid

It Does Not Matter Whether the Employees Agreed - the Agreement is Valid

19th November 2018 Protection of employment during business transfers is an integral piece in the employment law legal puzzle in many jurisdictions around the world.... 

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