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We will not be reckless in implementing NHI – Ramaphosa  

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 5 hours ago President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday urged South Africans to support the National Health Insurance Bill, and assured that government would not be... 

We will not be reckless in implementing NHI – Ramaphosa
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Zondo commission granted extension until March next year – report

Zondo commission granted extension until March next year – report  

By: News24Wire      Updated 44 minutes ago The commission of inquiry into State capture has been granted a final extension to complete its work by March 31, 2021. Judge Wendy Hughes ruled on... 

Zuma will attend opening of KZN legislature, 'health permitting'

Zuma will attend opening of KZN legislature, 'health permitting' 

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 38 minutes ago Former president Jacob Zuma will attend the opening of the KwaZulu-Natal legislature if his health allows, Speaker Nontembeko Boyce said on Monday.... 

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Soaring deficits and debt: restoring sustainability amidst low economic growth

Soaring deficits and debt: restoring sustainability amidst low economic growth

Updated 4 hours ago The debt burden of the national government has steadily increased from 27% in 2007. It is heading towards 70% in 2022/3 if this trajectory is not... 

African countries aren't getting as much as they should from foreign direct investment

African countries aren't getting as much as they should from foreign direct investment

Updated 5 hours ago Economic growth is driven by a number of factors. These include foreign direct investment, national savings, household spending, fiscal and... 

Discrediting elections: why the opposition playbook carries risks

Discrediting elections: why the opposition playbook carries risks

Updated 5 hours ago Malawi recently held its breath as the Constitutional Court took ten hours to painstakingly read out its verdict on the highly controversial 2019... 

Why South Africa's white leaders shouldn't get into comparative politics of sin

Why South Africa's white leaders shouldn't get into comparative politics of sin

21st February 2020 FW De Klerk, South Africa’s last apartheid-era president, and his foundation, have learnt the hard way the dangers of the comparative politics of... 

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Measuring the socio-economics of transition: Focus on jobs

Measuring the socio-economics of transition: Focus on jobs

21st February 2020 Well-crafted deployment, integrating and enabling policies for renewable energy could create millions of new jobs as countries around the world... 

Review of public financial management diagnostics for the health sector

Review of public financial management diagnostics for the health sector

21st February 2020 Changes to the aid landscape have led to growing interest in how public funds can be managed more effectively to provide health services. A number... 

 Out of service: How public services and human rights are being threatened by the growing debt crisis

Out of service: How public services and human rights are being threatened by the growing debt crisis

20th February 2020 Public services play a critical role in advancing human rights and fighting inequality. However, growing levels of external public debt, especially... 

Energy Safety Nets: Using Social Assistance Mechanisms to Close Affordability Gaps for the Poor

Energy Safety Nets: Using Social Assistance Mechanisms to Close Affordability Gaps for the Poor

20th February 2020 The Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) mandate to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy services for all, means... 

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Employment and Labour on new National Minimum Wage rate

Employment and Labour on new National Minimum Wage rate

Updated 1 hour 40 minutes ago The new rate for the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for each ordinary hour worked will now be R20.76. In terms of a notice as published in the... 

 PMSA welcomes President Ramaphosa’s commitment to harnessing

PMSA welcomes President Ramaphosa’s commitment to harnessing "revolutionary technology changes"

Updated 1 hour 55 minutes ago Tobacco company Philip Morris South Africa (PMSA) has welcomed President Ramaphosa’s commitment, at the State of the Nation Address, to extract the... 

DA’s request to investigate the Municipal Manager of Mantsopa gets approved unopposed

DA’s request to investigate the Municipal Manager of Mantsopa gets approved unopposed

Updated 1 hour 58 minutes ago On 6 January 2020 the DA in Mantsopa tabled a request to Council, asking that an investigation be launched into allegations of misconduct by the... 

PC On Public Service And Adminitration Calls On Government To Adequately Fund Stats SA

PC On Public Service And Adminitration Calls On Government To Adequately Fund Stats SA

Updated 3 hours ago The Portfolio Committee on Public Service and Administration commends the Minister for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Mr Jackson Mthembu, for... 

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Tax amendments warning

Tax amendments warning

Updated 4 hours ago Just be careful that you do not buy a rendition of a tax Act, based not upon the 2019 Acts but the 2019 Bills … it might end your career”, warns... 

Supreme Court of Appeal curbs abuse of Section 24C

Supreme Court of Appeal curbs abuse of Section 24C

Updated 4 hours ago In the recent case of CSARS v Clicks Retailers (Pty) Ltd (58/2019) [2019] ZASCA 187, the Supreme Court of Appeal (“the SCA”) sided with SARS in its... 

Minimum Wage Increase From 1 March 2020

Minimum Wage Increase From 1 March 2020

Updated 5 hours ago The national minimum wage (NMW), as well as minimum wages in some other sectors, will increase with effect from 1 March 2020. R20,76 per hour The... 

Many potential benefits of AfCFTA for Nigeria if challenges addressed

Many potential benefits of AfCFTA for Nigeria if challenges addressed

21st February 2020 Once fully implemented, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will unlock significant but uneven growth opportunities on the continent.... 

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