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Why South Africa needs formal rules for class action lawsuits

Why South Africa needs formal rules for class action lawsuits

5th March 2018 What do Ford, AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields and Tiger Brands have in common? They are just a few of the well-known companies in South Africa... 

Ramaphosa: a performer and a politician, with buckets of charm

Ramaphosa: a performer and a politician, with buckets of charm

1st March 2018 Cyril Ramaphosa has had to tread a fine line in moving from the role of negotiator to that of South Africa’s new president. The man who helped the... 

Ramaphosa's new cabinet is a motley crew: what he'll need to make it work

Ramaphosa's new cabinet is a motley crew: what he'll need to make it work

28th February 2018 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced sweeping changes to the Cabinet he inherited from Jacob Zuma. Notably, respected former... 

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Ramaphosa has chosen a team that will help him assert his authority

Ramaphosa has chosen a team that will help him assert his authority

28th February 2018 South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has announced his cabinet. As widely expected, he either fired or demoted almost all cabinet... 

Efforts to get South Africa's economy moving are no more than a patch up job

Efforts to get South Africa's economy moving are no more than a patch up job

23rd February 2018 Its obvious that the South African government approached the 2018 budget from an extremely tight spot and with limited options. The country has... 

South Africa's budget: first steps towards a recovery, but at what cost?

South Africa's budget: first steps towards a recovery, but at what cost?

22nd February 2018 The 2018 Budget, presented by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in Parliament, lays out the painful consequences of the country’s public finances for... 

South Africa's finance minister played the tax cards he had left: wealth and VAT

South Africa's finance minister played the tax cards he had left: wealth and VAT

22nd February 2018 South Africa’s 2018 national budget came with a raft of tax increases indicating the country’s desperation to address a growing gap in its public... 

No more mercy for bad behaviour at South Africa's state owned companies

No more mercy for bad behaviour at South Africa's state owned companies

22nd February 2018 South Africa’s 2018 national budget was presented amid growing concern about the financial sustainability of key state owned enterprises such as... 

Africa waves some leaders goodbye: but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

Africa waves some leaders goodbye: but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

21st February 2018 At a time where Africa has seen a few long-standing leaders exit, the issue of change in power is occupying minds of citizens as well as those in... 

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

20th February 2018 Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia has become the first Ethiopian leader to relinquish power willingly. He submitted his... 

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