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Scientists working around the clock to understand Omicron variant – Health Minister 

By: Thabi Madiba     29th November 2021 Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla said citizens can be confident that in a matter of days and weeks health department’s scientists will have gotten to... 

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No appeal yet as deadline nears for SARS to share Zuma's tax records with the media  

By: News24Wire      29th November 2021 The deadline for the South African Revenue Service to share the personal tax returns of former president Jacob Zuma with two media groups is fast... 

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Ramaphosa to visit West Africa to build trade and investment relationships 

By: Thabi Madiba     29th November 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa will this week undertake a visit to four West African countries to build trade and investment relationships that benefit... 


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Making sense of the ANC local government defeats

29th November 2021 The outcome of the recent local government elections constitutes a severe setback for the ANC, but insofar as no other party marshalled majority... 

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Omicron is the new Covid kid on the block: five steps to avoid, ten to take immediately

29th November 2021 South Africa reacted with outrage to travel bans, first triggered by the UK, imposed on it in the wake of the news that its genomics surveillance... 

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Sweet deals for Kenya’s sugar smugglers

29th November 2021 High production costs and the mismanagement of factories have led to a drop in sugar production in Kenya over the past two decades, opening the... 

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Gaddafi’s bid for president questions the ICC’s influence

29th November 2021 It’s almost 10 years to the day since the streets of Tripoli rang out to a rally of celebratory gunfire by Zintani militiamen. After several false... 

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Central Africa Economic Outlook 2021

26th November 2021 The COVID‐19 pandemic has been contained relatively successfully in Central Africa, which comprises the six member countries of the Central African... 

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The ignored pandemic: the dual crises of gender-based violence and Covid-19

26th November 2021 Gender Based Violence (GBV) is a global pandemic existing in all social groups across the globe, yet it has largely been ignored in the Covid-19... 

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The magic potion of austerity and poverty alleviation

26th November 2021 Dominant narratives promoting economic growth at the expense of state institutions and basic social services have long underpinned a neoliberal... 

 Chatbots RESET Framework Pilot Projects: Using Chatbots in Healthcare

Chatbots RESET Framework Pilot Projects: Using Chatbots in Healthcare

26th November 2021 Conversational AI is everywhere – in our phones and in devices scattered around our homes. Now this technology is rapidly being used in healthcare,... 

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Commission prohibits acquisition of Sasol's sodium cyanide assets

29th November 2021 The Competition Commission (the ''Commission'') has decided to prohibit the proposed intermediate merger whereby Draslovka Holding a.s., a... 

UASA welcomes ratification of ILO’s convention against violence and harassment at work

29th November 2021 Statement by Abigail Moyo, spokesperson of the trade union UASA: UASA is proud to be associated with FEDUSA and its tireless work through the... 

Omicron: KZN Health MEC must move to ensure consistent water supply in Ugu ahead of tourist season

29th November 2021 The Democratic Alliance has called on KZN Health MEC, Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu, to urgently engage with the provincial cabinet in order to ensure a... 

Health Committee chair calls on South Africans to vaccinate and adhere to Covid-19 protocols

Health Committee chair calls on South Africans to vaccinate and adhere to Covid-19 protocols

29th November 2021 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Health, Dr Kenneth Jacobs, has praised South African scientists for their detection of the new... 

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Strikes can be rendered unnecessary

29th November 2021 Strikes in South Africa are as ‘normal’ as warm weather. However, strikes have more recently occurred less frequently probably due to the... 

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South Africa: The latest guidance regarding immigration, travel and Home Affairs services

25th November 2021 The pandemic has resulted in many changes to the way we live and travel, as well as substantially impacting the administrative processing of... 

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Do I qualify for permanent residency in South Africa?

24th November 2021 The global trend of skills migration has resulted in numerous positions becoming vacant in South Africa. This means that foreigners with the... 

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SARS Extends Tax Filing Deadline… But Why?

24th November 2021 SARS published a media release confirming at the eleventh hour that the deadline for filing individual tax returns has been extended until the 2nd... 

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