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Applications for special votes close October 4 

By: Thabi Madiba     23rd September 2021 Independent Electoral Commission chief electoral officer Sy Mamabolo called on South Africans who are unable to travel to voting stations on voting... 

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Voting for a smaller party could 'aid and abet' ANC, EFF warns Steenhuisen  

By: News24Wire      23rd September 2021 Democratic Alliance leader John Steenhuisen has warned South Africans to desist from voting for "smaller parties with no reasonable prospect" of... 

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Reserve Bank keeps rates on hold, revises growth higher  

By: News24Wire      23rd September 2021 The South African Reserve Bank has kept the repo rate unchanged at 3.5%, in line with economists' expectations. During a media briefing on... 

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Lessons from America?

24th September 2021 Recent signs of America’s weakening global economic, cultural, and military dominance notwithstanding, the country continues to play a... 

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The making – and then breaking – of South Africa’s Robben Island Museum

23rd September 2021 South Africa’s Robben Island Museum is an institution limping though a pandemic, and weighed down by its roller coaster history. In our book,... 

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The genocide of signed languages: protecting the linguistic rights of Africa’s deaf children

23rd September 2021 Deaf rights to language, expression, literacy and education have been marginalised throughout history. And signed languages have taken second place... 

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Covid-19 vaccine supply: Africa’s proactive stance needs global backing

23rd September 2021 Africa’s immunisation drive against COVID-19 is gaining momentum in almost all countries. This follows a prolonged struggle to get vaccines for... 

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Illicit trading in Africa’s forest products: Focus on timber - Technical Report

Illicit trading in Africa’s forest products: Focus on timber - Technical Report

21st September 2021 It is estimated that between 50%-90% of Africa’s trade in tropical timber and products is illegal which has a significant negative impact on any... 

The Power Statistics Pocketbook for Selected African Countries

The Power Statistics Pocketbook for Selected African Countries

21st September 2021 This Pocketbook represents the end of this cycle of data collection, verification and publication. The selection of 16 African countries for the... 

 Violence Against Women and Girls During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Kenya

Violence Against Women and Girls During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Kenya

21st September 2021 In March 2020, the Kenyan government adopted measures including lockdowns, restriction on movement, and closure of schools and some businesses to... 

 Lighthouse Action on Social Justice Through Stakeholder Inclusion

Lighthouse Action on Social Justice Through Stakeholder Inclusion

21st September 2021 In the midst of ongoing crises of inequality, climate change and the pandemic, business leaders are being called on to act and help achieve a new... 

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Statements

SCA ruling on Tourism Fund vindicates DA stance

23rd September 2021 The DA welcomes the ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) regarding the selection of race-based criteria for payment of government tourism... 

Youngster from Thembalethu wins competition by writing an essay on illegal dumping

23rd September 2021 A youngster (11) Andeville Magamie from Thembalethu won a competition held by Thembalethu Library. Competitors had to write an essay about illegal... 

DA reminds EFF of 500-person legal limit for outdoor gatherings

23rd September 2021 The DA reminds the EFF ahead of its upcoming campaign event in Johannesburg on Sunday, that the legal limit for outdoor gatherings is 500 persons.... 

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Ramaphosa to attend announcement by Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong of launch of NantAfrica Covid-19 and cancer vaccine

23rd September 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa will be the guest of honour today, Thursday, 23 September 2021, at an announcement by Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong, founder of... 

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Complex issues arise in limiting the rights of the non-vaccinated

23rd September 2021 The South African government may introduce “vaccine passports”, following moves by authorities in other jurisdictions, and the limitation of... 

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ICASA market inquiry into signal distribution services in South Africa

23rd September 2021 ICASA has published notice of its intention to conduct an inquiry into competition in signal distribution services and is inviting questions from... 

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China's new privacy law: its impact on South African organisations

22nd September 2021 South African businesses with links to China need to be aware of the country’s recently passed Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), which... 

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2018 Mining Charter is policy, not law!

22nd September 2021 The High Court has ruled that the 2018 Mining Charter is policy, not law, and has set aside various aspects of the Charter as unconstitutional.... 

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