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Africa to be $2.5tr short of climate finance by 2030, UN says

By: Reuters     Updated 1 hour 25 minutes ago Africa will be $2.5-trillion short of the finance it needs to cope with climate change by 2030, a UN official said on Monday, adding that the... 

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Ramaphosa lays out new reforms to strengthen fight against corruption in public service  

By: Thabi Shomolekae     4th March 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa noted on Monday that to improve accountability and tackle corruption, an inter-departmental task team has developed a... 

RISE Mzansi leader Songezo Zibi

RISE Mzansi disappointed Change Starts Now will not contest elections, will begin consolidation talks 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     4th March 2024 RISE Mzansi leader Songezo Zibi on Monday revealed that a meeting with leaders of former banker Roger Jardine’s Change Starts Now (CSN) party will... 

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Big companies, like Nestlé, are funding health research in South Africa - why this is wrong

4th March 2024 In 2021, the director of the African Research University Alliance Centre of Excellence in Food Security at the University of Pretoria was appointed... 

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Ali Hassan Mwinyi: the Tanzanian former president who oversaw the transition to market economy

4th March 2024 Ali Hassan Mwinyi, Tanzania’s second president who has died aged 98, pushed through tough economic and political reforms that transformed the East... 

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The installer must apply to the City to authorise the system for grid connection

4th March 2024 Somalia and Türkiye have forged a new defence and economic partnership. The agreement is one part of an intricate web of maritime pacts involving... 

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Africa’s Potential Role in Mediating the Ukraine Conflict

4th March 2024 The conflict in Ukraine, characterised by its complexity and seemingly intractable nature, underscores the importance of potential mediators in... 

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Women, Business, and the Law 2023

4th March 2024 The global gender gap for women in the workplace is far wider than previously thought, a groundbreaking new World Bank Group report shows. When... 

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UDM 2024 Election Manifesto

4th March 2024 South Africa requires a new dispensation that shall appoint government officials based on merit. Where the justice system receives immediate... 

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Outward FDI policies: Promotion and facilitation - regulation and screening

1st March 2024 The latest UNCTAD Investment Policy Monitor (No. 27) focuses on the evolving landscape of outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) policies,... 

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Energizing Europe: Rising to the Challenge (Part 2)

1st March 2024 This report focuses on the impact of the war in Ukraine on the energy sector in 2022 and early 2023 and Its implications at the macro and micro... 

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GOOD party to proceed with formal disciplinary hearing against Peter De Villiers

GOOD party to proceed with formal disciplinary hearing against Peter De Villiers

Updated 44 minutes ago On 31 January 2024 the leadership of GOOD received a complaint of sexual assault and sexual harassment against GOOD member of the Western Cape... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa

Milestone towards a more professional and effective public service

Updated 48 minutes ago Dear Fellow South African, Several important milestones have been reached in the last week as part of the work underway to reform and... 

Gauteng Premier candidate Solly Msimanga

DA Gauteng election poster launch marks readiness to govern

Updated 50 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Gauteng Premier Candidate, Solly Msimanga MPL, unveiled the 2024 Gauteng Provincial Election posters today. This... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa’s turns to hypocrisy on cadre deployment as public sector rebellion intensifies

Updated 53 minutes ago President Cyril Ramaphosa’s hypocrisy on the issue of cadre deployment sunk to new depths in the newsletter he published yesterday. Over the past... 

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Safeguarding Against the Ongoing Supply Chain Disruptions

Updated 27 minutes ago The mining industry relies heavily on a complex network of suppliers, logistics partners, and transporters to ensure the efficient movement of raw... 

Tax Consulting SA

Insights from Tax Consulting's Budget Speech Presentations: 5 Key Takeaways

4th March 2024 On 27 February 2024, Tax Consulting hosted the 20th session on the Budget 2024/25 update. These sessions equip the attendees with the... 

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Part 1: Beyond Green: Sustainable Finance vs. Green Loans

4th March 2024 A holistic approach to ESG-linked funding can unlock additional funding benefits for businesses. Understanding the various elements in the ESG... 

Fluxmans Attorneys

Navigating a Challenging Start to 2024 for businesses

4th March 2024 South Africa's business landscape has experienced a challenging beginning to 2024, marked by a rise in company closures. According to Statistics... 

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