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ANC fires Makhosi Khoza as committee chair

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago The African National Congress (ANC) has fired outspoken Member of Parliament (MP) Makhosi Khoza as chairperson of Parliament’s public service and... 

ANC fires Makhosi Khoza as committee chair
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Maimane wants change, and he wants it now

Maimane wants change, and he wants it now

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane urged South Africans to imagine a post-ANC [African National Congress] South Africa. A “new... 

 Govt denies rumours of 'super presidency' taking over budget process

Govt denies rumours of 'super presidency' taking over budget process

By: News24Wire      Updated 7 hours ago Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo on Wednesday downplayed suggestions that government wants to create a so-called super presidency by having a... 

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What the lack of accountability for Marikana says about Zuma's government

What the lack of accountability for Marikana says about Zuma's government

17th August 2017 Five years ago this week 44 people were killed in the course of an industrial dispute at a platinum mine in South Africa’s North West Province... 

 Marikana demands truth, justice and accountability

Marikana demands truth, justice and accountability

16th August 2017 Five years ago today members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) shot dead 34 mineworkers and injured 78. Some of the injured are... 

 South Africa must move beyond its organised crime clichés

South Africa must move beyond its organised crime clichés

16th August 2017 Organised crime is a serious and growing menace in South Africa. And with its debilitating social and economic effects on the country, it requires... 

Africa’s space race is a serious pursuit

Africa’s space race is a serious pursuit

15th August 2017 Africa’s most advanced economies have invested in space programmes, from satellite launches to full-fledged agencies dedicated to putting Africans... 

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 'You aren't human any more': Migrants expose the harrowing situation in Libya and the impact of European policies

'You aren't human any more': Migrants expose the harrowing situation in Libya and the impact of European policies

15th August 2017 Thousands of refugees and migrants face kidnap, slavery, torture and sexual violence in Libya before crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Italy... 

 Missed Opportunity: how could funds lost to tax incentives in Africa be used to fill the education finance gap?

Missed Opportunity: how could funds lost to tax incentives in Africa be used to fill the education finance gap?

14th August 2017 How much revenue do African governments lose from providing tax incentives, such as giving companies tax holidays and exemptions on paying taxes on... 

 Out of Pocket: how much are parents paying for public education that should be free?

Out of Pocket: how much are parents paying for public education that should be free?

14th August 2017 According to international human rights law, primary education should be free of charge, and secondary education should be made progressively free.... 

Trade facilitation, transport costs and the price of trucking services in East Africa

Trade facilitation, transport costs and the price of trucking services in East Africa

14th August 2017 Since the establishment of the East African Community (EAC), the region has seen a steady strengthening of economic and political ties. Despite... 

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Statements

SA: Reconfiguration of ANC study group on Public Service and Administration

SA: Reconfiguration of ANC study group on Public Service and Administration

Updated 6 hours ago The Office of the ANC Chief Whip has received a directive from the organisation to relieve comrade Dr Makhosi Khoza from her position of... 

AfriForum: Adv. Nel, AfriForum support Mugabe victim

AfriForum: Adv. Nel, AfriForum support Mugabe victim

Updated 6 hours ago The civil rights watchdog AfriForum and Adv. Gerrie Nel, Head of the organisation’s Private Prosecuting Unit, today announced at a media conference... 

SACBC: Police Portfolio Committee should investigate lack of compensation for injured miners from Marikana Massacre

SACBC: Police Portfolio Committee should investigate lack of compensation for injured miners from Marikana Massacre

Updated 6 hours ago The Police Portfolio Committee in Parliament should investigate claims that injured miners from the Marikana Massacre have not yet been compensated... 

SA: President Zuma condemns threats and intimidation against members of CLR Rights Commission

SA: President Zuma condemns threats and intimidation against members of CLR Rights Commission

17th August 2017 President Jacob Zuma has called for the respect of Chapter 9 institutions in the country following the reports of threats, harassment, intimidation... 

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A reconsideration of the ambit and adequacy of sanctions in the 2015 financial provision regulations

A reconsideration of the ambit and adequacy of sanctions in the 2015 financial provision regulations

17th August 2017 The controversy regarding premature withdrawals of contributions from an environmental rehabilitation trust fund is currently the subject of... 

The millennial factor in corporate governance

The millennial factor in corporate governance

17th August 2017 When it comes to good corporate governance, “the power is no longer in the boardroom. It is in the smartphone.” This was the key takeaway from a... 

Deductions for damage or loss caused by employee

Deductions for damage or loss caused by employee

17th August 2017 Question: May an employer make deductions for damage or loss caused by employee? Answer:Yes, but for such a deduction to be lawful the employer has... 

Employees' fate for failure to pass regulatory examinations determined by the Labour Court

Employees' fate for failure to pass regulatory examinations determined by the Labour Court

16th August 2017 The implementation of the Financial Advisory Intermediary Services Act 37 of 2002 (“the FAIS Act) during 2004, albeit a welcomed addition to the... 

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