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Political will needed to maintain South Africa growth momentum

By: Reuters     Updated 10 minutes ago South Africa's economy needs political support to maintain upward momentum into next year, a Reuters poll found on Monday, just days before a... 

Political will needed to maintain South Africa growth momentum
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Don't be afraid of white people making noise – Ace Magashule on the media

Don't be afraid of white people making noise – Ace Magashule on the media

By: News24Wire      Updated 30 minutes ago Attacks on the media and white monopoly capital formed part of the political report delivered by African National Congress (ANC) Free State... 

Kenya's opposition says postpones

Kenya's opposition says postpones "swearing-in" of alternative president

By: Reuters     Updated 33 minutes ago Kenya's opposition said on Sunday it had postponed plans to swear in its leader Raila Odinga as an alternative president, easing political tensions... 

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Electricity and Mining

Electricity and Mining

8th December 2017 Ernest Hemingway might have been writing about Eskom’s decline when he explained how bankruptcy happens. ‘Two ways … Gradually and then suddenly’,... 

South Africa's communist party strips the ANC of its multi-class ruling party status

South Africa's communist party strips the ANC of its multi-class ruling party status

8th December 2017 The South African Communist Party (SACP) has broken with history and challenged the governing African National Congress (ANC) in an election. The... 

 Libya’s slave trade shocks AU-EU leaders into action

Libya’s slave trade shocks AU-EU leaders into action

8th December 2017 The warning bells had been sounding for months. In April this year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) warned that its staff in... 

Forced self-correction

Forced self-correction

8th December 2017 I could not agree more with Energy Minister David Mahlobo’s recent Parliamentary reply, in which he stated that there was no longer a need to build... 

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The Deported – Immigrants Uprooted from the Country They Call Home

The Deported – Immigrants Uprooted from the Country They Call Home

8th December 2017 Every day, people who call the United States home—including mothers, fathers, and spouses of US citizens; tax-paying employees; and respected... 

2017 Handbook of Statistics

2017 Handbook of Statistics

7th December 2017 The UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics was first launched in 1967. Over the past 50 years, the series has evolved to incorporate new statistics and... 

 Taxing for a more equal Kenya: a five-point action plan to tackle inequality

Taxing for a more equal Kenya: a five-point action plan to tackle inequality

6th December 2017 Extreme inequality is out of control in Kenya. Less than 0.1% of the population (8,300 people) own more wealth than the bottom 99.9% (more than 44... 

 Tax Games – the Race to the Bottom

Tax Games – the Race to the Bottom

6th December 2017 European governments are leading a race to the bottom which will see average global corporate tax rates hit zero by 2052, according to new... 

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DPSA: Minister Muthambi welcomes Constitutional Court judgement

DPSA: Minister Muthambi welcomes Constitutional Court judgement

8th December 2017 The Minister for the Public Service and Administration, Ms Faith Muthambi welcomes the judgement handed by the Constitutional Court on 7 December... 

UNTU: UNTU calls for investigation into appointment of the new Prasa Board

UNTU: UNTU calls for investigation into appointment of the new Prasa Board

8th December 2017 The United National Transport Union (UNTU) demands that the Public Protector investigate the newly appointed Board of the Passenger Rail Agency of... 

SAFTU: SAFTU alarmed at Steinhoff revelations

SAFTU: SAFTU alarmed at Steinhoff revelations

8th December 2017 The South African Federation of Trade Unions has noted with alarm the crash of Steinhoff International. It is estimated to have lost the country... 

FUL: Court underlines independence of NDPP

FUL: Court underlines independence of NDPP

8th December 2017 Freedom Under Law (FUL) welcomes today's ruling by the North Gauteng High Court in the case of Corruption Watch and Freedom Under Law v The... 

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Enhanced minimum leave and benefits for working parents on the cards

Enhanced minimum leave and benefits for working parents on the cards

7th December 2017 The Labour Laws Amendment Bill was passed by the National Assembly in Parliament on 28 November 2017. The Bill seeks to amend the Basic Conditions... 

Competition law amendments to be far reaching

Competition law amendments to be far reaching

6th December 2017 South Africa's Competition Amendment Bill (2017) has been published in the country's Government Gazette and interested parties have until end... 

Indirect tax specialist appointed at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg

Indirect tax specialist appointed at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg

5th December 2017 Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has further expanded its tax practice in Africa with the appointment of indirect tax specialist Seelan... 

Progressive parliament approves paternity leave

Progressive parliament approves paternity leave

5th December 2017 On 28 November 2017, Parliament passed the Labour Laws Amendment Bill (the Bill). The Bill provides for unpaid paternity leave, adoption leave and... 

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