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State of disaster extended again, Cabinet still undecided on mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations

By: News24Wire      Updated 4 hours ago The government has again extended the state of disaster, which was set to expire on 15 December by another month, minister in the Presidency Mondli... 

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Ramaphosa to receive State Capture Inquiry final report on 1 Jan, says Gungubele

By: News24Wire      Updated 50 minutes ago Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele says the Cabinet believes enough is being done in government's fight against corruption. Gungubele was... 

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Covid-19: Gauteng records 59% of all new cases in SA, hospitalisations remain low

By: News24Wire      Updated 2 hours 3 minutes ago Gauteng continues to record the highest number of daily new Covid-19 cases in the country. While the province accounted for 59% of all new cases on... 


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South Africa’s corruption busters: short-changed on funding and political commitment

Updated 4 hours ago The word corruption has its roots in the Latin adjective corruptus which refers to something that is spoiled, corrupted or perverted. In South... 

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Here are five factors that drove low voter turnout in South Africa’s 2021 elections

Updated 4 hours ago Why do so few South Africans vote? The 2021 local government elections witnessed the lowest turnout for democratic elections in South Africa: just... 

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Gold doesn’t shine for women in Mali and Senegal’s mines

Updated 4 hours ago Women have historically been key actors in artisanal mining in the indigenous Mandingo communities of south-eastern Senegal and western Mali.... 

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South Africa’s new climate finance deal for the low carbon transition a step in the right direction

Updated 4 hours ago South Africa’s $8.5-billion climate finance deal to accelerate the transition away from fossil fuel dependency is a step in the right direction.... 

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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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Minister Enoch Godongwana on new appointments to Land Bank and Ministry of Finance

Updated 7 minutes ago The Minister of Finance Mr Enoch Godongwana has appointed three female, Black professionals to key positions in the public service, in recognition... 

Minister Mchunu welcomes Dr Phillips as the new Director-General

Updated 11 minutes ago Minister of Water and Sanitation, Mr Senzo Mchunu has lauded the appointment of Dr Sean Douglas Phillips as the new permanent Director-General at... 

Gauteng provincial legislature Health Committee appreciation for acquisition of new ambulances

Updated 12 minutes ago The Portfolio Committee of Health would like to convey their appreciation to the department of Health for acquiring 220 new ambulances as part of... 

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CW unpacks role of whistle-blowers on International Anti-Corruption Day with release of perceptions survey

Updated 23 minutes ago The journey of whistle-blowers in South Africa has increasingly come under the spotlight, including the sometimes devastating consequences that... 

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Let The Squid Trade Mark Games Begin

8th December 2021 Not resting on its laurels since releasing Squid Game, its most watched series to date, Netflix has been hard at work – filing trade mark... 

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Norton Rose Fulbright continues hiring campaign with the appointment of two new Directors

7th December 2021 Candice Pillay joined on 1 December as a director and co-head of our pro bono and social responsibility team. She joins from Lawtons Africa where... 

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Baker McKenzie Launches its Fighting Domestic Violence Comparative Law Tool

6th December 2021 Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has launched its Fighting Domestic Violence global comparative law tool, a powerful tool that will allow for... 

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Proposed Changes to the Extended Producer Responsibility Regulations

6th December 2021 Amendments to the Extended Producer Responsibility Regulations have been published for public comment, affecting the lighting, electrical and... 

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