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If more people don't vaccinate, mandatory vaccinations could be the only option - David Makhura  

By: News24Wire      2nd December 2021 Gauteng Premier David Makhura has warned that if more people don't have themselves vaccinated voluntarily, mandatory orders could be implemented.... 

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WHO to deploy Covid surge team to Gauteng to support surveillance 

By: Thabi Madiba     2nd December 2021 WHO to deploy Covid surge team to Gauteng to support surveillance The World Health Organization announced on Thursday that it is deploying a surge... 

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High Court ruling forces MPs to disclose private campaign donations, but it doesn't apply to CR17  

By: News24Wire      2nd December 2021 The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has found that members of Parliament should be required to disclose donations they receive in internal political... 

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Delivery deferred?

Updated 7 hours ago There was justifiable amazement last week, when several councils, including three large Gauteng metropolitan councils, were put out of the reach of... 

Some takeaways from COP26

Updated 7 hours ago We are in what we may call slow burn and incremental shock of climate vulnerability – recent events tell a story of increased frequency of extreme... 

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The MTBPS makes a start: now we need the policies for growth

2nd December 2021 South Africa’s national budget is one of the most redistributive in the emerging markets, but our rising debt to GDP ratio threatens future... 

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Wise macroeconomic management rises above pressure in budget policy statement

2nd December 2021 Co-ordinated campaign against the National Treasury and the cabinet to commit to greater spending fails. The medium-term budget policy statement... 

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Understanding Education Policy Preferences: Survey Experiments with Policymakers in 35 Developing Countries

2nd December 2021 Foreign aid donors and international organizations supporting education in developing countries have increasingly coalesced around a policy agenda... 

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MDB COVID-19 Crisis Response: Where Did the Money Go?

2nd December 2021 The pandemic and its economic impact have been a revealing test of the multilateral development bank (MDB) system and of individual MDBs. Although... 

Collecting Evidence to Inform COVID-19 Vaccine Procurement Decisions

Collecting Evidence to Inform COVID-19 Vaccine Procurement Decisions

2nd December 2021 Vaccines are key to controlling COVID-19 in Africa, but available supplies across the continent remain extremely low—in most countries, doses are... 

Protection advocacy by international NGOs in armed conflict situations: breaking the barriers

Protection advocacy by international NGOs in armed conflict situations: breaking the barriers

2nd December 2021 There is strong recognition that international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) have a key role to play in carrying out advocacy to promote... 

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Solidarity: Mango employees pay the price for the state’s incompetence

Solidarity: Mango employees pay the price for the state’s incompetence

2nd December 2021 Solidarity today expressed its dissatisfaction with the airline Mango’s business rescue plan, which was only accepted today. According to this... 

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Siviwe Gwarube elected as new DA Deputy Chief Whip in Parliament

2nd December 2021 I am delighted to announce that the DA caucus has today elected Siviwe Gwarube to serve as the Party’s Deputy Chief Whip in Parliament.  I would... 

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Deputy Minister Mahlobo sends a stern warning against illegal water use

2nd December 2021 The Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation Mr David Mahlobo has sent a stern warning against illegal water use, while also reiterating... 

DA calls for swift action by DBE as some KZN EEI’s remain unpaid

2nd December 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has been approached by several temporarily employed staff working on a contract basis through the Department of Basic... 

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South Africa's biggest retailers and brands move towards environmentally friendly and sustainable packaging

2nd December 2021 As environmental awareness increases, both globally and locally, the amount of waste generated in South Africa is attracting more concern.... 

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South African legislation is missing an all-inclusive Act that will enable rather than curtail the industrial Cannabis industry

2nd December 2021 A webinar by law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr takes a pragmatic approach to South Africa’s fledging Hemp industry The industrial Cannabis/Hemp... 

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The Cybercrimes Act becomes partially operational

2nd December 2021 Certain provisions of the Cybercrimes Act become operational on 1 December 2021, as South Africa gets closer to protecting businesses and... 

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SARS is now issuing letters confirming non-residency – What does this mean for expats?

1st December 2021 One of the challenges faced by taxpayers who have left South Africa and ceased their South African tax residency has been obtaining objective... 

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