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Ramaphosa to convene NCCC amid new Covid variant, S Africans urged to remain vigilant  

By: Sane Dhlamini     26th November 2021 Government has urged South Africans to remain vigilant and to exercise all Covid-19 precautions while scientists investigate the newly identified... 

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DA mayors must prioritise strengthening workable coalitions – John Steenhuisen 

By: Thabi Madiba     26th November 2021 Democratic Alliance (DA) leader John Steenhuisen said on Friday the DA mayors have to focus first on strengthening workable coalitions in the... 

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South Africa questions UK flight ban amid global alarm over Covid variant 

By: Reuters     26th November 2021 South Africa said on Friday a British ban on flights from six southern African countries over a new Covid-19 variant seemed rushed, as EU... 

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New book on South Africa’s history puts black people at the centre, for a change

26th November 2021 Thula Simpson’s new book, History of South Africa from 1902 to the Present, is an event-packed narrative history. It is reminiscent of the style of... 

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What makes women resist violent extremism in Mali and Niger?

26th November 2021 Research has shown why women join violent extremist groups in Africa, but much less attention is given to those who leave or don’t enlist at all.... 

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Fact-checked: Six claims by Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta in 2021 national day speech

26th November 2021 In October 2021 Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta was in Kirinyaga county, about 100 kilometres northeast of the capital Nairobi, to mark Mashujaa –... 

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Opportunity knocks

26th November 2021 South Africans have become quite accustomed to government never failing to miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. And nowhere has this been... 

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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... 

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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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DA welcomes provincial government’s commitment to service municipal debt

26th November 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the provincial government’s commitment to allocate R85 million towards the provincial department of COGTA to... 

COSATU statement on the disappointing Cabinet Statement

26th November 2021 The Congress of South African Trade Unions is deeply bothered by the timid and indifferent Cabinet statement that has failed to address some of the... 

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SA back on UK red list: Sisulu should set up a tourism war room

26th November 2021 The DA will write to the Minister of Tourism, Lindiwe Sisulu, with a proposal to establish a tourism-focused war room that will concentrate on... 

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An aggressive vaccination drive needed to combat Covid-19 resurgence

26th November 2021 The announcement by the Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, yesterday that a new Covid-19 variant (B.1.1.529) has been detected in South Africa,... 

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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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Employer funded share incentive schemes and the Spur judgement – some perspective is needed

24th November 2021 Much has been written about the ‘Spur’ judgement in the past few weeks. Two salient themes emanate from it, the:  question about why employer... 

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