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27 April 2017
                       
 
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20 Apr 2017
 
 
Zimbabwean opposition leaders ally to challenge Mugabe
POLITICS
Two of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's chief rivals said on Wednesday they were allying to deny the 93-year-old another term in office. Morgan Tsvangirai, 65, who was Zimbabwe's prime minister...
 
 
18 Apr 2017
 
Ethiopia needs a multi-party democracy to end the crushing impact of corruption
THE CONVERSATION
A paradox has played out in Ethiopia over the last decade. While its economy has thrived, its political landscape has been overwhelmed by rampant corruption. In 2013, for example, more than 50 high...
 
 
29 Mar 2017
 
 
 
National Environmental Management: Waste Act: National norms and standards for sorting, shredding, grinding, crushing, screening or bailing of general waste: Comments invited
[G. 40698 GoN 243] - Comment by 17 May 2017
I, Bomo Edith Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs, hereby give notice of my intention to set national norms and standards for the sorting, shredding, grinding, crushing, screening or...
 
 
08 Dec 2016
 
Jammeh loses his marbles
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
‘It is a sad day for all of Africa’s strong leaders when one of our own forgets to rig an election,’ tweeted ‘President Obiang’ last Friday. The Twitter account was presumably bogus, but the...
 
 
01 Dec 2016
 
Demos against bond notes to continue despite police brutality – Tsvangirai
POLITICS
Following the crushing of anti-bond note demonstrations organised by the MDC-T youth wing and other political parties in Harare on Wednesday, MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai said the party was...
 
 
29 Nov 2016
 
 
 
South Africa's new energy plan has sparked strong emotions. Here's why
THE CONVERSATION
The much awaited updated South African Integrated Resource Plan for electricity has been released for comment. The document makes far-reaching proposals about the target energy generation mix...
 
 
16 Nov 2016
 
 
 
Breaking the Link Between Extreme Weather and Extreme Poverty
RECOMMENDAION
In 2013, an estimated one million Filipinos were plunged into poverty after Typhoon Haiyan sapped $12.9 billion from the national economy and destroyed over a million homes. No sooner had the 2010...
 
 
02 Nov 2016
 
 
 
Going off the Rails: The Slide Towards the Lawless South African State
RECOMMENDATION
The founding ideals of post-apartheid South Africa are under serious threat as the state slides into lawlessness. This is the key finding of a report published by the Institute of Race Relations...
 
 
01 Nov 2016
 
Wescoal to pursue junior coal consolidation as black-controlled entity, ups dividend
COAL
Dividend-paying coal mining and trading company Wescoal, which delivered a solid performance on strong sales and operational efficiencies at its Elandspruit colliery, is putting itself ahead in...
 
 
28 Oct 2016
 
The Commissioner of SARS v Marula Platinum Mines [2015] zasca 121: potential implications for mining companies?
BOWMANS
On the 22nd of September 2016 the Supreme Court of Appeal determined in favour of the South African Revenue Service (SARS), that the operations of extracting mineral-bearing ore from the land and...
 
 
26 Sep 2016
 
Numsa: Numsa congratulates Jeremy Corbyn
STATEMENT
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa congratulates Comrade Jeremy Corbyn who has been re-elected as the British Labour Party’s leader for the second time in just over a year, with...
 
 
19 Sep 2016
 
Demise of the ANC: a tentative understanding
RAYMOND SUTTNER
“The opposite of good is not evil, it is indifference.” – Abraham Joshua Heschel There is a growing sense that the ANC may be in the process of disintegration. Some assessments are based on...
 
 
26 Aug 2016
 
 
 
Canyon Coal (Pty) v Calwed Construction CC (24643/2016) [2016] ZAGPPHC 745
HIGH COURT
The applicant, in this application, seeks an order as follows: "1. That the application be dealt with as a matter of urgency within the meaning if Rule 6(12) of the Uniform Rules of Court and that...
 
 
26 Jul 2016
 
 
 
Supply, demand fundamentals remain challenging – Kumba Iron Ore
IRON-ORE
While iron-ore prices seem to have stabilised, supply and demand fundamentals remain challenging, outgoing Kumba Iron Ore CEO Norman Mbazima said on Tuesday. Speaking at the Anglo American group...
 
 
22 Jul 2016
 
PAC: women struggle have been abandoned in our political epoch
STATEMENT
It is really paining when one look around the posters of various political parties in the streets where men are dominating and we have little number of women representing particular wards. Women,...
 
 
 
                       
 
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