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DA opposes VAT increases at public hearings

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 16 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday opposed the 1% VAT hike and suggested it be scrapped. DA Shadow Minister of Social Development Bridget... 

DA opposes VAT increases at public hearings
De Lille asks for lower water tariff hike after thousands of complaints

De Lille asks for lower water tariff hike after thousands of complaints

By: News24Wire      Updated 22 minutes ago Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has asked for a reduction in the proposed 27% water tariff hike, after the City received roughly 24 900... 

Eskom dealing with coal shortages at seven power stations

By: Marleny Arnoldi     Updated 22 minutes ago State-owned power utility Eskom on Wednesday said it had put measures in place to deal with the coal shortages at seven of its power stations, in... 

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Refund our money from the Arms Deal

Refund our money from the Arms Deal

Updated 1 hour 55 minutes ago Accountability Now, the NGO known for its corruption busting activities, has written to Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene, suggesting that cabinet... 

South Africa's strike rate isn't as bad as it's made out to be

South Africa's strike rate isn't as bad as it's made out to be

Updated 6 hours ago South Africa’s parliament is currently debating amendments to the Labour Relations Act that will change how workers can go on strike. For example,... 

Validating ‘the truth’ about SA’s education system

Validating ‘the truth’ about SA’s education system

Updated 6 hours ago A South African Twitter account promises to “tell you the truth, no matter how hard it is to accept”. But are the education claims @Sowellnomics... 

Letter of concern: Ongoing Health Crisis in the North West Province

Letter of concern: Ongoing Health Crisis in the North West Province

24th April 2018 Currently there is a crisis in the provision of health care in the North West Province. This is a result of action taken by various groups who are... 

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Fixing AML: Can New Technology Help Address the De-risking Dilemma?

Fixing AML: Can New Technology Help Address the De-risking Dilemma?

Updated 6 hours ago In 2015, a Center for Global Development (CGD) working group on the unintended consequences of anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the... 

 Agile Governance: Reimagining Policy-making in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Agile Governance: Reimagining Policy-making in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Updated 6 hours ago The Fourth Industrial Revolution is characterised by the unprecedented advances in technology transforming the way individuals and groups across... 

 Blockchain Beyond the Hype

Blockchain Beyond the Hype

Updated 6 hours ago This common sense and practical framework is designed to assist executives in understanding whether blockchain is an appropriate and helpful tool... 

The Case of the Social and Labour Plan Outcomes of Mineral Sands Resources Limited, Tormin Mine & the Community of Lutzville

The Case of the Social and Labour Plan Outcomes of Mineral Sands Resources Limited, Tormin Mine & the Community of Lutzville

23rd April 2018 The report was released to coincide with the #Right2SayNo court case by Amadiba Crisis Committee against the Department of Mineral Resources, which... 

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DA: Bridget Masango says DA opposes VAT increases in public hearings

DA: Bridget Masango says DA opposes VAT increases in public hearings

Updated 1 hour 4 minutes ago The DA attended the VAT public hearings that were held today in Parliament before the Standing Committee on Finance (SCOF) where we reiterated our... 

DA: Mmusi Maimane says DA approaches Constitutional Court to have Arthur Fraser’s appointment declared invalid

DA: Mmusi Maimane says DA approaches Constitutional Court to have Arthur Fraser’s appointment declared invalid

Updated 1 hour 7 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) has today filed papers seeking exclusive jurisdiction, alternatively direct access to the Constitutional Court to have... 

DWS: Statement on latest dam levels

DWS: Statement on latest dam levels

Updated 1 hour 10 minutes ago The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) this week released its weekly report on dam levels which indicates that rains in the past month have... 

SA: Labour Committee says claims of National Minimum Wage Bill rejected and sent back to department are misleading

SA: Labour Committee says claims of National Minimum Wage Bill rejected and sent back to department are misleading

Updated 1 hour 26 minutes ago The Portfolio Committee on Labour has noted the misleading statements made in the public sphere that Parliament has “sent back” the National... 

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Press Offices

Amendment of the Financial Regulations, 2015: Offshore oil & gas rights holders to comply by February 2024

Amendment of the Financial Regulations, 2015: Offshore oil & gas rights holders to comply by February 2024

Updated 45 minutes ago On Friday last week, the Minister of Environmental Affairs amended the Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015 to extend the transitional period... 

Spoor & Fisher receives top rank from The Legal 500

Spoor & Fisher receives top rank from The Legal 500

Updated 4 hours ago Boutique international Intellectual Property (IP) law firm Spoor & Fisher has retained its band 1 ranking in the 2018 Legal 500 ratings of IP firms... 

Cryptocurrencies – will regulation create more value?

Cryptocurrencies – will regulation create more value?

Updated 5 hours ago Society has evolved from the time that people would barter to buy goods and procure services. It was a matter of time before people realised that... 

What mischief does the National Credit Amendment Bill seek to address?

What mischief does the National Credit Amendment Bill seek to address?

Updated 5 hours ago There have been varying views on the National Credit Amendment Bill 2018, colloquially referred to as the Debt Relief Bill. The Bill seeks to... 

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