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State capture inquiry to get under way in August

By: African News Agency      24th May 2018 South Africa's commission of inquiry into allegations of State capture will line up its first witnesses in August, head of the inquiry, Deputy... 

 State capture inquiry to get under way in August
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo
Gordhan appoints new Denel, Transnet, SA Express boards; Hadebe appointed Eskom CEO

Gordhan appoints new Denel, Transnet, SA Express boards; Hadebe appointed Eskom CEO

By: Anine Kilian     24th May 2018 Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has appointed Phakamani Hadebe as Eskom CEO. Hadebe has been acting CEO of the power utility since January. 

 Cabinet approves national government taking over running of 5 North West departments

Cabinet approves national government taking over running of 5 North West departments

By: African News Agency      24th May 2018 Five departments of the provincial government in the North West have now been placed under full administration by the national government,... 

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‘Essential foundation’

‘Essential foundation’

Updated 6 hours ago In a new book published by the World Bank and UCT Press, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plan for crafting a new social compact with business, labour... 

Why megaprojects to deliver houses in South Africa might not work

Why megaprojects to deliver houses in South Africa might not work

24th May 2018 In 2014, the South African government announced a new direction in housing policy. The aim was to phase out smaller low cost housing projects of a... 

 From Djibouti to Jeddah, the Western Indian Ocean needs security

From Djibouti to Jeddah, the Western Indian Ocean needs security

24th May 2018 Crimes like piracy, illegal fishing and the smuggling and trafficking of firearms, narcotics and people continue to threaten security in the... 

 Strengthening Africa-Europe ties in the city of dragons

Strengthening Africa-Europe ties in the city of dragons

24th May 2018 Slovenia’s capital city Ljubljana – with a population of just 250,000 – is symbolised by dragons and is one of the greenest cities in Europe.... 

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 Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation

Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation

24th May 2018 Despite significant achievements in sustainable energy innovation and market scaling of technologies such as solar, wind energy storage and others,... 

A Lifetime of Isolation and Neglect in Institutions for People with Disabilities in Brazil

A Lifetime of Isolation and Neglect in Institutions for People with Disabilities in Brazil

24th May 2018 Leonardo, 25, has muscular dystrophy, a disability that causes progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. He has lived in a residential... 

Achievement and Enterprise in School Education

Achievement and Enterprise in School Education

23rd May 2018 On average, pupils in independent schools in South Africa achieve much better National Senior Certificate results (sometimes loosely known as... 

The South African Education Crisis: Giving Power Back To Parents

The South African Education Crisis: Giving Power Back To Parents

23rd May 2018 South African education is in crisis. Children attending South African schools fare poorly on almost every metric, and are ill-prepared for the... 

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Statements

Outa: OUTA ready for State Capture Inquiry

Outa: OUTA ready for State Capture Inquiry

24th May 2018 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse has made itself available to Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo and the State Capture Inquiry team. Our work... 

UASA: Appointment of Hadebe at Eskom shows Ramaphosa is serious about rooting out corruption

UASA: Appointment of Hadebe at Eskom shows Ramaphosa is serious about rooting out corruption

24th May 2018 UASA welcomes the confirmation of Mr. Phakamani Hadebe as CEO of Eskom, as announced by Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan today. After the... 

DA: Joe McGluwa says Supra's exit does not shield him from accounting for NW's collapse

DA: Joe McGluwa says Supra's exit does not shield him from accounting for NW's collapse

24th May 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West is not misled by the sudden exit of Premier Supra Mahumapelo. While his "early retirement" yesterday... 

DA: John Moodey says Auditor-General rates DA-governed Midvaal as best performing municipality in Gauteng

DA: John Moodey says Auditor-General rates DA-governed Midvaal as best performing municipality in Gauteng

24th May 2018 The Auditor-General (A-G), Kimi Makwetu has rated DA-run Midvaal as the best run municipality in Gauteng and has expressed that other... 

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Press Offices

Five things your domestic worker contract must entail

Five things your domestic worker contract must entail

23rd May 2018 Employment contracts are very important in safeguarding the rights of both the employer and employee. When entering into an agreement whereby one... 

Latest ruling shows courts may be more willing to require unprotected strikers be brought to account

Latest ruling shows courts may be more willing to require unprotected strikers be brought to account

23rd May 2018 In the recent Judgment of County Fair Foods, a division of Astral Operations Limited v FAWU & Others [CA02/2017] the Labour Appeal Court was... 

Notification of commencement of audit

Notification of commencement of audit

23rd May 2018 The obligation of Sars to collect tax and taxpayers' rights are often at odds with each other. In an attempt to address this issue, the Budget 2018... 

Overlap in treatment of dividend

Overlap in treatment of dividend

23rd May 2018 Section 1 of the Income Tax Act (ITA) defines a "dividend" to be any amount transferred by a resident company for the benefit of any person in... 

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