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Vaccination for children aged 12 to 17 to begin Oct 20 

By: Thabi Madiba     15th October 2021 Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla announced on Friday that the Covid-19 vaccination of children between the ages 12 and 17 will start on October 20,... 

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Modise assures investigation into military veterans dept’s finances 

By: Thabi Madiba     15th October 2021 Defence Minister Thandi Modise condemned the events on Thursday, which saw disgruntled military veterans apparently hold her, her deputy Thabang... 

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ANC is the real champion of the people, other parties are 'Mickey Mouse' – Ramaphosa  

By: News24Wire      15th October 2021 "The ANC is the real champion of the people, and all these others are Mickey Mouse parties." These were the words of African National Congress... 


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What can be done to tackle the systemic causes of poverty in South Africa

15th October 2021 Despite gains made in the first 15 years of democracy, 55.5% of South Africans lived below the poverty line as of 2015. Coupled with the impact of... 

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African coups are making a comeback

15th October 2021 Coups used to be the method of choice in Africa for changing governments, with over 90 occurring between 1951 and mid-2020. During those years,... 

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ICJ draws the line in Kenya and Somalia’s troubled waters

15th October 2021 The International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) decision on 12 October regarding the maritime boundary between Kenya and Somalia is unlikely to please... 

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Why South African agricultural products face frontiers in African markets

15th October 2021 South Africa's export-oriented agricultural sector is heavily reliant on the African continent, accounting for over 40% of annual exports. The... 

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Financing the Transition to a Net-Zero Future

14th October 2021 Produced in collaboration with Oliver Wyman, this report argues that to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and achieve a net-zero future, a multifold... 

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Convergence, Development, and Energy-Intensive Infrastructure: Getting Africa to High-Income Status

14th October 2021 The structural changes in an economy that accompany its growth to high-income status have been predictable in Europe, the United States, and Asia,... 

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The Roots of Policy Incoherence: Domestic Policy, Global Public Goods, and International Development

14th October 2021 Governments make policy to affect three domains: domestic outcomes; outcomes in foreign countries; and shared global challenges. These policy... 

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Are We Entering a New Age of Pandemics?

14th October 2021 The first age of pandemics followed in the wake of farming, cities and trade, because infections leverage proximity and numbers to survive and... 

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IFP notes yet another critical failure by intelligence services

15th October 2021 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) notes news reports that three high-ranking government officials were allegedly ‘held hostage’ by military veterans... 

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Defence Committee chair condemns holding of Ministers and Deputy Minister hostage by Military Veterans

15th October 2021 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans (DMV), Mr Cyril Xaba, denounces the actions of a group of military... 

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Support for Rural Waste Collection

15th October 2021  Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has partnered with Matongoni Recycling Group to provide a much-needed boost to the collection of... 

South Coast water crisis: MEC must take urgent action over politicisation of deployment of water tankers

15th October 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on KZN’s CoGTA MEC, Sipho Hlomuka, to take urgent action over the gross politicisation of the deployment of... 

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The murky depths of regulatory uncertainty

14th October 2021 Canada claims that the environment it has created for its minerals sector is the world’s most competitive minerals sector and very attractive for... 

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New global tax rules will help address imbalances in tax revenue in Africa

14th October 2021 One hundred and thirty six of the 140 members of the OECD G20 Inclusive Framework, including South Africa, have agreed on a new set of global tax... 

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Maximise your billable hours with this legal first for SA

13th October 2021 Time is money in the legal profession and there are better things to do with one’s precious working hours than endlessly proofreading documents and... 

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Companies Amendment Bill

13th October 2021 Our current Companies Act came into force in 2011.  It repealed the 1973 Act which in turn repealed the 1926 Act. A specialist committee on Company... 

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