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Ramaphosa appoints new presiding officer for Tom Moyane disciplinary inquiry

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed advocate Azhar Bham, SC, as the presiding officer into the disciplinary charges against suspended South... 

 Ramaphosa appoints new presiding officer for Tom Moyane disciplinary inquiry
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Suspended Sars commissioner Tom Moyane
Land reform unlikely to mean constitutional change – analysts

Land reform unlikely to mean constitutional change – analysts

By: Reuters     Updated 6 hours ago South Africa looks likely to implement land redistribution under existing laws rather than by changing the constitution following a ruling party... 

We've made some mistakes on land over the past 20 years – ANC's Godongwana

We've made some mistakes on land over the past 20 years – ANC's Godongwana

By: News24Wire      22nd May 2018 Chairperson of the African National Congress's (ANC's) subcommittee on economic transformation Enoch Godongwana has admitted that the governing... 

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Small, local solutions can crack water crises: a South African case study

Small, local solutions can crack water crises: a South African case study

22nd May 2018 World attention has recently been focused on the water crisis facing the South African city of Cape Town, a metropolis of four million people.... 

South Africa's municipal electricity tariffs are hurting the economy

South Africa's municipal electricity tariffs are hurting the economy

22nd May 2018 South Africa’s machinery and equipment industries have recently come under huge pressure. Falling demand after the 2008 financial crisis and rising... 

 The future is African

The future is African

22nd May 2018 The African continent is unique for many reasons: our diverse landscapes, melting pot of cultures, rich biodiversity, fertile soils and vast... 

Ramaphosa's new dawn: much better, but not nearly enough

Ramaphosa's new dawn: much better, but not nearly enough

21st May 2018 Cyril Ramaphosa’s rise to power has been greeted enthusiastically by most South Africans. Their hope is that the new president represents a... 

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 IFI energy investments in Bangladesh: a way forward to SDG 7

IFI energy investments in Bangladesh: a way forward to SDG 7

22nd May 2018 Bangladesh is one of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries, yet at the same time it has demonstrated climate leadership, particularly in... 

Economic development in fragile contexts: learning from success and failure

Economic development in fragile contexts: learning from success and failure

22nd May 2018 Fragile and conflict-affected developing countries face major challenges in transforming their economies. As with low-income countries generally,... 

Abuses by Armed Islamists and Security Forces in Burkina Faso

Abuses by Armed Islamists and Security Forces in Burkina Faso

21st May 2018 Since 2016, armed Islamist groups have dramatically increased their presence in Burkina Faso, creating an environment of fear throughout the... 

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for Offshore Wind

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for Offshore Wind

21st May 2018 Offshore wind projects create ample opportunities for local value creation. Income and jobs can be maximised by leveraging existing economic... 

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SA: Vaal and other dams decline, affecting the IVRS

SA: Vaal and other dams decline, affecting the IVRS

Updated 2 hours 6 minutes ago The Vaal Dam, which is major source of water supply for vast areas of Gauteng, has along with other major dams in the province tilted downwards... 

SA: Minister Nkwinti announces bold steps to turn around the Department of Water and Sanitation

SA: Minister Nkwinti announces bold steps to turn around the Department of Water and Sanitation

Updated 2 hours 20 minutes ago The Minister of Water and Sanitation, Gugile Nkwinti, has announced a bold plan to address the water challenges faced by the residents of 38... 

SA: South Africa and Kenya working hard to balance trade and investment

SA: South Africa and Kenya working hard to balance trade and investment

Updated 3 hours ago The South African High Commissioner to Kenya, Ms Koleka Mqulwana says South Africa and Kenya are working hard to level the balance of trade by... 

SA: Scopa wants answers on millions spent by Sassa for events in KZN

SA: Scopa wants answers on millions spent by Sassa for events in KZN

Updated 3 hours ago The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) has lambasted the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) for circumventing supply-chain... 

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Medical Malpractice in South Africa

Medical Malpractice in South Africa

Updated 6 hours ago Following the trend in other countries, there has been a veritable explosion of medical negligence litigation in the past 10 years in South Africa.... 

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

18th 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... 

Labour Court Hits Employers Where it Hurts

Labour Court Hits Employers Where it Hurts

17th May 2018 27 March 2018, the Labour Court delivered its judgment in the matter of SATAWU and Others v Sihlangene Security & Cleaning CC and Another (Case No:... 

Norton Rose Fulbright assists Scatec Solar ASA on REIPPP solar photovoltaic projects

Norton Rose Fulbright assists Scatec Solar ASA on REIPPP solar photovoltaic projects

17th May 2018 Global law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright, has assisted Scatec Solar ASA to reach financial close on three solar photovoltaic projects. The projects... 

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