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Parliament to seek court order to set aside Public Protector action

By: News24Wire      23rd June 2017 Parliament has joined Absa and the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) in heading to court to get Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s remedial... 

Parliament to seek court order to set aside Public Protector action
If Koko returns, it won’t be as acting CEO, Brown avers, as she unveils interim board

If Koko returns, it won’t be as acting CEO, Brown avers, as she unveils interim board

By: Terence Creamer     23rd June 2017 Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has called on the new interim leadership of embattled power utility Eskom to give priority attention to... 

ANC disappointed at 'inaction' over motion of no confidence in Zille

ANC disappointed at 'inaction' over motion of no confidence in Zille

By: News24Wire      23rd June 2017 The African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape has expressed its disappointment that a debate on the motion of no confidence in Western... 

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The Revolutionary Mining Charter is irrational and divisive

The Revolutionary Mining Charter is irrational and divisive

23rd June 2017 On June 15, 2017, the Mineral Resources Minister announced to South Africa and the whole world the birth of the Reviewed Broad-Based Economic... 

South Africa's central bank row points to dangerous levels of intolerance

South Africa's central bank row points to dangerous levels of intolerance

23rd June 2017 What kind of financial system is sure to collapse if the central bank cares about people’s well-being? The recommendation by South Africa’s Public... 

A public protector's job is to make sure people stick to the law - not to change it

A public protector's job is to make sure people stick to the law - not to change it

23rd June 2017 South Africa’s Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has directed a parliamentary portfolio committee to initiate proceedings to amend a clause in... 

There are dangers behind giving South African MPs the right to a secret ballot

There are dangers behind giving South African MPs the right to a secret ballot

23rd June 2017 It happened as many suspected it would. South Africa’s Constitutional Court ordered that, despite the Constitution’s silence on the matter, the... 

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Unicef Annual Report 2016

Unicef Annual Report 2016

23rd June 2017 This report details the results achieved by Unicef for and with children worldwide in 2016. It covers the organisation's programme work,... 

Discrimination Against LGBT Students in the Philippines

Discrimination Against LGBT Students in the Philippines

23rd June 2017 Schools should be safe places for everyone. But in the Philippines, students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) too often find... 

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for onshore wind

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for onshore wind

22nd June 2017 Renewable energy development can drive economic growth, create new jobs and enhance human health and welfare at the national level. The Leveraging... 

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for Solar PV

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for Solar PV

22nd June 2017 Renewable energy development can drive economic growth, create new jobs and enhance human health and welfare at the national level. The Leveraging... 

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Statements

AKF: Condolences on the passing of Treason Trialist Kay Moonsamy

AKF: Condolences on the passing of Treason Trialist Kay Moonsamy

23rd June 2017 The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation extends its condolences to the family and friends of South African anti-apartheid activist, Kesval ‘Kay’ Moonsamy... 

Gauteng: Premier Makhura appointed Co-President of Metropolis

Gauteng: Premier Makhura appointed Co-President of Metropolis

23rd June 2017 Gauteng Premier David Makhura has been appointed to serve as one of the co-presidents of the Board of Directors of Metropolis at its 12th World... 

SA: Presidency on conclusion of Human Resource Development Council meeting

SA: Presidency on conclusion of Human Resource Development Council meeting

23rd June 2017 Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, as Chairperson of the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC), today, 23 June 2017, chaired a successful 18th... 

AfriBusiness : Eskom refuses to provide information on Tegeta fine

AfriBusiness : Eskom refuses to provide information on Tegeta fine

By: Thabi Madiba     23rd June 2017 AfriBusiness brought an application in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, Act number 2 of 2000, requesting Eskom to provide... 

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A landmark victory for open justice and media freedom

A landmark victory for open justice and media freedom

23rd June 2017 On 21 June 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) handed down its ruling in the appeal by Mr Henri van Breda and the National Prosecuting... 

How Can You Ensure Practical Application of King IV and Uphold Compliance?

How Can You Ensure Practical Application of King IV and Uphold Compliance?

22nd June 2017 There used to be a time when compliance was treated as a secondary business function. Today, however, keeping up with regulatory requirements has... 

 Employees’ tax withholding obligations in respect of share incentive arrangements

Employees’ tax withholding obligations in respect of share incentive arrangements

22nd June 2017 In terms of paragraph 2(1) of the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962 (the “Act”), every employer, who is a resident of South Africa, or... 

Hogan Lovells makes its mark on Africa

Hogan Lovells makes its mark on Africa

21st June 2017 Global law firm Hogan Lovells identified Africa as part of its growth strategy, and it partnered with Boomtown to successfully make its mark on the... 

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