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Joburg Mayor denies ‘sleeping on the job’ as City moves to mitigate water issues

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 14 minutes ago City of Johannesburg Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda has hit back at Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu for accusing him of not being hands on, as the City... 

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South African policy uncertainty eases on better GDP and inflation

By: Bloomberg     Updated 1 hour 21 minutes ago Policy uncertainty in South Africa eased in the third quarter after better-than-expected economic growth data and as inflation eased to within the... 

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DA Western Cape calls for more public hearings on NHI Bill

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 44 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape has called for further public hearings on the controversial National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill.... 


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The Conversation

Aziz Pahad: the unassuming South African diplomat who skilfully mediated crises in Africa, and beyond

Updated 8 minutes ago Aziz Goolam Pahad, who has died at the age of 82, was a South African anti-apartheid activist, politician and deputy minister of foreign affairs in... 

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South Africa has one of the strongest navies in Africa: its strengths and weaknesses

Updated 10 minutes ago The deaths of three members of the South African Navy (SA Navy) on 20 September 2023, when a freak wave swept them off the deck of the submarine... 

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Going nowhere slowly at the UN General Assembly’s annual debate

29th September 2023 The general debate at the recent United Nations General Assembly’s 78th session concluded in much the same way as the many that preceded it – with... 

Africa Check

Declining unemployment figures in South Africa are good news, but context, as always, matters

29th September 2023 With national elections approaching in 2024, South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), is keen to promote its record. It... 

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International Renewable Energy Agency

Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review 2023

Updated 25 minutes ago The tenth edition of IRENA’s Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review, produced in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO),... 

Overseas Development Institute

Justice aid update 2023

Updated 27 minutes ago Justice aid (which includes aid for ending violence against women and human rights) is falling. There was a particularly sharp decline in 2021 – by... 

Overseas Development Institute

Malawi case study

Updated 42 minutes ago The country study reviews the operation of Malawi’s Paralegal Advisory Services Institute (PASI) over the past 22 years. PASI’s role in Malawi’s... 

Overseas Development Institute

How to finance universal access to people-centred justice: scaling up local innovation to leave no-one behind

Updated 45 minutes ago A universal basic justice system is affordable. It would cost $34 per person per year in lower-income countries, compared to $41 for education and... 

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Deputy Minister Swarts chastizes contractors over cold asphalt pothole patching - calls for contractors to sign commitments on durability of work done

Updated 28 minutes ago Public Works and Infrastructure Deputy Minister Bernice Swarts issued a stern warning to contractors over shoddy workmanship when patching... 

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Motshekga and ANC show true colours with Bela

Updated 33 minutes ago The civil rights organisation AfriForum believes that the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, has once again shown her and the ANC’s true... 

Is South Africa in the midst of a fiscal crisis?

Updated 36 minutes ago This week the Institute of Economic Justice (IEJ) is releasing an important and timely research report on fiscal policy entitled: Is South Africa... 

NMB crime spirals while coalition government postpones safety meetings

Updated 1 hour 6 minutes ago While violent crime and gangsterism spirals out of control in Nelson Mandela Bay the ANC/EFF/NA/PA coalition government has no plans to protect... 

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Press Offices

Labour Law Management Consulting

What powers do the Labour Courts have?

Updated 2 hours 2 minutes ago The Labour Relations Act (LRA) gives the Labour Court and Labour Appeal Court numerous and strong powers to make decisions relating to labour... 


Aquilian Liability for Unlawful Competition in South African Law

Updated 2 hours 3 minutes ago Aquilian liability, deeply rooted in South African law, serves as a vital mechanism to address unlawful competition. This legal framework empowers... 


Combating Workplace Bullying: Legal and Practical Considerations

29th September 2023 In accordance with South Africa's Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 (EEA)1, workplace bullying constitutes a form of unfair discrimination as... 

Recent reminder by Courts: Respect restraints – or pay the price…

29th September 2023 The South African courts have by and large, consistently upheld an employer’s right to restrain an employee form unfairly competing with a former... 

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Magazine round up | 29 September 2023

At Fire Hour – Barry Gilder

DA insists the buck stops with Lindiwe Zulu on Sassa grant delays

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Daily Podcast – September 29, 2023

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