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06 Mar 2017
 
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, at the Indian Ocean Rim Association Business Summit, Jakarta, Indonesia
Topics
Let me extend our gratitude to our gracious host, His Excellency Mr. Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, for a warm welcome and outstanding hospitality since our arrival here in...
 
 
17 Feb 2017
 
Bowmans grows African Oil & Gas offering with key partner appointment
BOWMANS
Leading pan-African law firm, Bowmans, has appointed London-based lawyer, Nicolas Bonnefoy, as a partner in its Oil & Gas Sector Group. Bonnefoy is an oil & gas and mining project lawyer with an...
 
 
15 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Zombie energy: climate benefits of ending subsidies to fossil fuel production
RECOMMENDATION
Ending subsidies to fossil fuel production is often a missing piece of comprehensive climate action plans. To implement the 2015 Paris Agreement and keep climate change well below 2°C, the world...
 
 
09 Feb 2017
 
Free State: Free State signs Memorandum of Understanding on investment with Sao Paulo
STATEMENT
In pursuit of radical economic transformation, the Free State Provincial Government investment initiative this time around went to Sao Paulo in Brazil to court possible investments. A delegation...
 
 
08 Feb 2017
 
DA: Mmusi Maimane: Address by DA Leader, ahead of the President’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament this Thursday, Cape Town (08/02/2017)
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I’d like to begin by extending my condolences to the families and friends of the 94 people who died from neglect while in the care of the Gauteng health department.
 
 
06 Feb 2017
 
Commodity prices and investment prospects for African countries in a brave new world
SAIIA
How drastically the world has changed since this time last year. The cumulative odds on a Trump electoral win and a ‘yes’ to the Brexit referendum were 20 to 1. This shows how poor we are at...
 
 
01 Feb 2017
 
Africa tax in brief
ENS AFRICA
ANGOLA: Budget Bill, 2017 approved and adopted by National Assembly On 17 November 2016, the National Assembly approved the Budget Bill, 2017. The final version of Budget Law, 2017 was adopted by...
 
 
23 Jan 2017
 
No, 70% of American foreign aid is not ‘stolen off the top’
AFRICA CHECK
The United States spends about $50-billion on foreign aid, or about 1% of its entire federal budget. Much of it, whether in the form of development, health, humanitarian or military aid, involves...
 
 
15 Jan 2017
 
CC: Latest decisions by the Competition Commission
STATEMENT
1.  Key decisions on Mergers and Acquisitions 1.1 Proposed merger between Vardospan (Pty) Ltd v Habib Overseas Bank Ltd The Commission has approved, without conditions, the intermediate merger...
 
 
12 Dec 2016
 
NNPC welcomes its unbundling under proposed Petroleum Bill
ENS AFRICA
The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on 7 December gave the thumbs up to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) being legislated upon by the National Assembly, which splits the...
 
 
09 Dec 2016
 
GCIS: Statement on the Cabinet meeting of Wednesday, 7 December 2016
STATEMENT
As the year closes, Cabinet joins South Africans in commemorating the third anniversary of Nelson Mandela's passing on 5 December 2013 “Our daily deeds as ordinary South Africans must produce an...
 
 
30 Nov 2016
 
DIRCO: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane concludes successful visit to Azerbaijan
STATEMENT
South Africa and Azerbaijan have agreed to establish a Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) in a bid to elevate relations and facilitate greater volumes of trade. The agreement was announced by...
 
 
28 Nov 2016
 
GCIS: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane undertakes a working visit to Baku, Azerbaijan
STATEMENT
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will undertake a Working Visit to Baku, Azerbaijan, from 28-29 November 2016. The purpose of the Working Visit is to hold the...
 
 
22 Nov 2016
 
DA WC: Beverley Schäfer says Western Cape has the lowest unemployment rate in the country
STATEMENT
Stats SA released the Quarterly Labour Force Survey today, and the numbers have confirmed yet again that the Western Cape is the top performing Province. The national unemployment rate has...
 
 
17 Nov 2016
 
dti: Russians urged to invest more in SA
STATEMENT
The Deputy Director-General of Trade and Investment at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Ms Pumla Ncapayi has urged Russian companies to increase their investments in South Africa....
 
 
 
                       
 
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