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27 June 2017
                       
 
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26 Jun 2017
 
 
Ailing President Buhari sends message to Nigerians
POLITICS
Nigeria's sick president Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly released an audio message in which he gives an Eid greeting. Buhari is currently in London where he is receiving treatment for an...
 
 
The right to broadcast court cases
WEBBER WENTZEL
The Henri Van Breda case has confirmed that cameras in courts are not only here to stay, but that this is mandated by our Constitution in order to facilitate open justice and the right of the...
 
 
SA: Thabo Mbeki: Address by former South African President, at the celebration of his 75th birthday, Johannesburg (20/06/2017)
Topics
Throughout my thinking years, the thought has never occurred to me that I would grow old, much less grow so old that I would attend a 75th celebration of my own birthday!
 
 
23 Jun 2017
 
High Commissioner ‘seized’ with avoiding post-Brexit trade interruption with South Africa
TRADE RELATIONS
British High Commissioner to South Africa Nigel Casey says he is currently “very seized” with ensuring that measures are put in place “timeously” to guarantee no interruption in the trade...
 
 
Mbeki 'is one of Africa's rare breed of politicians, a principled pan-Africanist'
POLITICS
Former president Thabo Mbeki has been lauded for urging South Africans not to interfere in Zimbabwean affairs, a report says. Mbeki recently told South Africans to "stay clear" of criticising...
 
 
22 Jun 2017
 
Eskom: Johnny Dladla appointed as acting Group Chief Executive of Eskom
STATEMENT
The Eskom Board wishes to announce the appointment of Mr Johnny Dladla as acting Group Chief Executive with immediate effect. This follows intense consultations between the Minister and Eskom Board...
 
 
 
 
Dladla appointed acting Eskom CEO ahead of closely watched AGM
ESKOM
The board at State-owned power utility Eskom announced on Thursday that Johnny Dladla had been appointed acting group CEO with immediate effect. The position of CEO and acting CEO has been vacant...
 
 
21 Jun 2017
 
 
 
The Security Sector in Contributions and Challenges
RECOMMENDATION
This discussion paper traces the under-examined role of Singapore’s defence forces in taking the South East Asian city-state from an impoverished and divided new nation in the mid-1960s to an...
 
 
Absa approaches High Court to review and set aside PP’s report
POLITICS
Barclays Africa and Absa Bank said on Wednesday that Absa has decided to approach the High Court in order to have the Public Protector’s report that the bank must repay more than one billion rand...
 
 
Public Protector has no power to ask for change of Constitution – EFF
POLITICS
The Public Protector has no power to give instructions for constitutional amendment, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said on Tuesday. Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane recommended that...
 
 
20 Jun 2017
 
DJCD: John Jeffery: Address by Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, at a Workshop on the Trafficking in Persons Act, Arcadia, Pretoria (19/06/2017)
Topics
Yet, human trafficking happens the world over, affecting every country of the world – either as countries of origin, transit or destination or combination of them all.
 
 
SAFTU: SAFTU on Public Protector’s report on Absa/Bankcorp
STATEMENT
The South African Federation of Trade Unions notes the finding by the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, that Absa Bank and its predecessor Bankcorp “unduly benefitted” from an apartheid era...
 
 
Over half of EU-27 skilled workers employed by FTSE 250 companies likely to leave the UK before Brexit
BAKER MCKENZIE
More than half of EU-27 skilled workers employed by companies either in the FTSE 250 or with a revenue of over £50 million are likely to leave the UK before the outcome of the Brexit negotiations...
 
 
 
 
Building the Future: Children and Sustainable Development Goals in Rich Countries
RECOMMENDATION
1 in 5 children in rich countries lives in relative income poverty, while an average of 1 in 8 faces food insecurity, according to the latest Report Card issued today by the UNICEF Office of...
 
 
19 Jun 2017
 
 
 
Mbeki: Zimbabweans not SA can tell Mugabe to go
POLITICS
Former president Thabo Mbeki has reportedly said that South Africans must "stay clear" of criticising Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, adding that the veteran leader should only be "shown the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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