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ANC top committee to meet on Sunday

By: News24Wire      Updated 11 minutes ago The African National Congress (ANC) will hold a two-day meeting of its top body starting Sunday, party spokesperson Pule Mabe said. The meeting of... 

 ANC top committee to meet on Sunday
ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe & President Cyril Ramaphosa
 Public Protector finds Brown 'inadvertently' misled Parliament about Eskom-Trillian

Public Protector finds Brown 'inadvertently' misled Parliament about Eskom-Trillian

By: News24Wire      Updated 22 minutes ago The Public Protector has found that Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown misled the National Assembly when she denied there were engagements... 

 Mahumapelo arrives in Marikana to deliver NWest Sopa

Mahumapelo arrives in Marikana to deliver NWest Sopa

By: African News Agency      Updated 29 minutes ago North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has arrived in Marikana near Rustenburg for the opening of the North West Provincial Legislature and the State... 

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Efforts to get South Africa's economy moving are no more than a patch up job

Efforts to get South Africa's economy moving are no more than a patch up job

Updated 1 hour 3 minutes ago Its obvious that the South African government approached the 2018 budget from an extremely tight spot and with limited options. The country has... 

 South Africa’s foreign policy under Zuma: Towards greater strategic partnerships

South Africa’s foreign policy under Zuma: Towards greater strategic partnerships

Updated 1 hour 7 minutes ago South Africa’s 2019 general elections will be a critical moment for democracy as the country welcomes a post-Zuma future. Equally important is the... 

Ramaphosa swallows Zuma's poison pill

Ramaphosa swallows Zuma's poison pill

Updated 2 hours 10 minutes ago The populist and irresponsible announcement made by ex-President Zuma over his shoulder as he rode into the sunset – announcing fee-... 

Pace of policy dance must now quicken

Pace of policy dance must now quicken

23rd February 2018 South Africans have become more than accustomed to the slow-slow-quick-quick-slow steps of the national political dance. However, if there is to be... 

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 Creative Disruption: The impact of emerging technologies on the creative economy

Creative Disruption: The impact of emerging technologies on the creative economy

Updated 1 hour 16 minutes ago Artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality and blockchain are changing the way the content is produced, distributed and consumed. The... 

Abuses Against Boys Accused of National Security Offenses in Somalia

Abuses Against Boys Accused of National Security Offenses in Somalia

22nd February 2018 In late 2015 the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab forcibly abducted Hamza, a 15-year-old boy from the contested town of Merka in southern Somalia,... 

Every Child Alive: The urgent need to end newborn deaths

Every Child Alive: The urgent need to end newborn deaths

21st February 2018 Every year, 2.6-million babies die before turning one month old. One million of them take their first and last breaths on the day they are born.... 

“Set up to Fail” – The Impact of Offender-Funded Private Probation on the Poor

“Set up to Fail” – The Impact of Offender-Funded Private Probation on the Poor

21st February 2018 Cindy Rodriguez, a 53-year old woman living in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, had never been in trouble – “never had a parking ticket” – until 2014, when... 

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Statements

KPMG SA: Statement regarding the Ntsebeza Inquiry

KPMG SA: Statement regarding the Ntsebeza Inquiry

Updated 1 hour 4 minutes ago “KPMG South Africa believes that the role of a professional service firm is ultimately to serve the public interest. Without credible and trusted... 

DA: Bonginkosi Madikizela on Western Cape SOPA: DA running a well-run province for the people

DA: Bonginkosi Madikizela on Western Cape SOPA: DA running a well-run province for the people

22nd February 2018 Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille’s State of the Province Address (SOPA) has once again revealed that the DA-led Western Cape remains the best... 

SA: Government gives update on Listeriois

SA: Government gives update on Listeriois

22nd February 2018 As of 20 February 2018, 915 laboratory-confirmed cases of listeriosis have been reported to the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD)... 

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Engcobo attack shows that crime is out of control

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Engcobo attack shows that crime is out of control

22nd February 2018 Today’s visit to the Engcobo SAPS with the DA Leader in the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature, Bobby Stevenson, highlighted the fact our... 

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VAT rate increase: what you need to consider

VAT rate increase: what you need to consider

Updated 1 hour 3 minutes ago The Minister of Finance announced in his recent Budget Speech that the VAT rate would be increased from 14% to 15% with effect from 1 April 2018.... 

BEPS efforts by SARS

BEPS efforts by SARS

Updated 1 hour 44 minutes ago SARS acknowledges that South Africa's corporate tax rate at 28% is a global outlier in a world where corporate taxes are reducing.  Increasing... 

Webber Wentzel hat trick – DealMakers, Mergermarket & Thompson Reuters

Webber Wentzel hat trick – DealMakers, Mergermarket & Thompson Reuters

21st February 2018 Having been recognised earlier this year by Mergermarket and Thompson Reuters* as leading legal advisers in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in South... 

What will win? Climate change action v friendly investor environment?

What will win? Climate change action v friendly investor environment?

20th February 2018 The factors which inform the balancing act necessary to give effect to the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities espoused in... 

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