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Guptas sell ANN7 and The New Age to Mzwanele Manyi

By: News24Wire      21st August 2017 A firm owned by Mzwanele Manyi has bought Gupta-owned media units ANN7 and The New Age, it was announced on Monday. Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments... 

 Guptas sell ANN7 and The New Age to Mzwanele Manyi
Khoza hits back at claims that she 'insulted' ANC colleagues

Khoza hits back at claims that she 'insulted' ANC colleagues

By: News24Wire      21st August 2017 African National Congress (ANC) MP Makhosi Khoza has denied she insulted ANC colleagues following a boycott of a meeting she chaired last week,... 

Infrastructure initiative garners support from nine African presidents

Infrastructure initiative garners support from nine African presidents

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st August 2017 Spearheaded by South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, the Presidential Infrastructure Champion Initiative (PICI), aimed at accelerating regional... 

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Elections are only part of the story in Kenya's history of post-poll violence

Elections are only part of the story in Kenya's history of post-poll violence

21st August 2017 Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga and his National Super Alliance are contesting the country’s general election results in the Supreme Court.... 

“Jailbird”, Sergeant Joubert and me

“Jailbird”, Sergeant Joubert and me

21st August 2017 Recently a relative phoned and said “Bertie Joubert” sends regards. I asked who this was and he said he is the warder who got me a... 

 Cashing in on value chains to drive growth in SADC

Cashing in on value chains to drive growth in SADC

21st August 2017 As the 37th SADC Summit kicks off, the longstanding question of how to best spur industrial growth and development in the region is at the top of... 

Resilience has become a way of life in Sierra Leone, now mourning hundreds lost in mudslide

Resilience has become a way of life in Sierra Leone, now mourning hundreds lost in mudslide

21st August 2017 A nation “once again… gripped by grief”. This was how Ernest Bai Koroma, president of Sierra Leone, described the effects of the mudslide that... 

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 Trash Talk: turning waste into work in Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp

Trash Talk: turning waste into work in Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp

21st August 2017 Syrian refugees have the capacity to provide key support for service delivery and the expertise to contribute to the expansion of new productive... 

 Yemen: catastrophic cholera crisis

Yemen: catastrophic cholera crisis

18th August 2017 Since the end of April 2017, Yemen has been experiencing its worst recorded outbreak of suspected cholera in a single year. By mid-August, more... 

Supporting governance for climate resilience: working with political institutions

Supporting governance for climate resilience: working with political institutions

18th August 2017 Political institutions, formal or informal, embody the underlying rules and norms within which organisations such as governments, NGOs or... 

 '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... 

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Statements

SA: Deputy President Ramaphosa to host Youth Development and Career Expo

SA: Deputy President Ramaphosa to host Youth Development and Career Expo

21st August 2017 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Saturday, 26 August 2017, lead a Youth Development and Career Expo in the Western Cape. The expo will be... 

KZN: The people of KwaZulu-Natal are mourning

KZN: The people of KwaZulu-Natal are mourning

21st August 2017 KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu and members of his executive council have assured the families of the victims of the recent road accident at... 

SA: President Jacob Zuma sends condolences to families of road crash victims

SA: President Jacob Zuma sends condolences to families of road crash victims

21st August 2017 President Jacob Zuma has expressed sadness and extended his condolences to the families following the horrific and painful loss of 26 people who... 

KZN: We salute Sihle Zikalala for his bold leadership

KZN: We salute Sihle Zikalala for his bold leadership

21st August 2017 The KZN Progressive Professionals Forum welcomes the political and leadership maturity which has been displayed by the ANC KZN Chair Comrade Sihle... 

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Press Offices

The perils of introducing tax

The perils of introducing tax "legislation by press release"

21st August 2017 Earlier this year, the South African Minister of Finance announced in the Budget Speech that the dividends tax rate would be increased from 15% to... 

The Bitcoin Scaling Agreement: A Cryptocurrency Regulatory Parable

The Bitcoin Scaling Agreement: A Cryptocurrency Regulatory Parable

21st August 2017 The Bitcoin Scaling Agreement was as much a story about technology as Titanic was about a ship. A crash course in the basics of democracy, economic... 

Copyright in South African law

Copyright in South African law

18th August 2017 In our increasingly hyper-connected world, seemingly unrelated events can have a profound impact on a business and professional career.  It is... 

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... 

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