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Vaccination 'passport' not introduced to punish S Africans – Health Minister

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 45 minutes ago Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla stressed on Friday that the vaccination certificate touted by government is not being introduced to punish South... 

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ConCourt rejects Zuma's bid to overturn jail sentence

By: Reuters     Updated 1 hour 10 minutes ago South Africa's top court ruled on Friday that former president Jacob Zuma had failed in his bid to have his 15-month jail sentence for failing to... 

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Ghana's Akufo-Addo to meet Guinea's sanction-hit junta

By: Reuters     Updated 13 minutes ago Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo will travel to Guinea on Friday to meet its new junta leaders, a day after the regional bloc he chairs sanctioned... 


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South Africa’s troubled power utility is being reset: CEO sets out how

Updated 1 hour 7 minutes ago Eskom, South Africa’s state-owned power utility, is facing a litany of challenges. The Conversation Africa asked Professor Anton Eberhard, director... 

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Planetary alignment?

17th September 2021 Mining personality Bernard Swanepoel’s disarming sense of humour enables him to speak many a true word in jest without triggering offence. But he... 

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Shadow states are the biggest threat to democracy in Africa: fresh reports detail how

16th September 2021 The capture of democratic political systems by private power networks is arguably the greatest threat to civil liberties and inclusive development... 

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South Africa’s labour market trends from 2009 to 2019: a lost decade?

16th September 2021 Unemployment remains one of South Africa’s most pressing economic and social challenges. Over the past two decades it has also proved to be one of... 

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 Implementing school food and nutrition policies: a review of contextual factors

Implementing school food and nutrition policies: a review of contextual factors

Updated 1 hour 33 minutes ago Schools play an important role in promoting healthy diets and good nutrition and can create an enabling environment for children. However, the... 

Trade and Development Report 2021

Trade and Development Report 2021

Updated 1 hour 35 minutes ago Trade and Development Report 2021. From recovery to resilience: the development dimension. 

WTO Annual Report 2021

WTO Annual Report 2021

Updated 1 hour 39 minutes ago The 2021 Annual Report provides a comprehensive account of the WTO's activities in 2020 and early 2021. The Report opens with a message from WTO... 

 Forests, Food Systems, and Livelihoods: Trends, Forecasts, and Solutions to Reframe Approaches to Protecting Forests

Forests, Food Systems, and Livelihoods: Trends, Forecasts, and Solutions to Reframe Approaches to Protecting Forests

Updated 1 hour 42 minutes ago This report, produced by the Tropical Forest Alliance, tracks the relationship between the rising demand for food and agricultural products and... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa invites public participation in selection of Chief Justice

16th September 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa is inviting public nominations for the position of the next Chief Justice of South Africa. To promote transparency and... 

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SACP conveys heartfelt condolences to family of Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize

16th September 2021 The South African Communist Party (SACP) conveys its heartfelt condolences to the family of Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize. The SACP also conveys its... 

ANC statement on 2021 Local Government Elections

ANC statement on 2021 Local Government Elections

16th September 2021 On the 1st of November this year, 2021, our organisation the African National Congress will participate in the Local Government Elections as... 

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IFP Saddended by Passing of Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize

16th September 2021 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) is saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Deputy Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with... 

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IFLR names Bowmans ‘National Law Firm of the Year’ in two African jurisdictions

16th September 2021 Leading African law firm, Bowmans, received three awards at the online IFLR Africa Awards ceremony held earlier today (9 September). These include... 

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Who Will Watch the Watchers?

15th September 2021 Employers and employees rely on employment tribunal commissioners to discern between appropriate and inappropriate conduct, and to remedy the... 

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AI in the retail sector: the South African conundrum

14th September 2021 Artificial intelligence is being successfully deployed in the global retail sector, but it needs to be used carefully in the South African context,... 

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Artificial Intelligence and regulating the unknown: lessons from the EU and UK

13th September 2021 Recent developments in the UK and EU on regulating artificial intelligence may help to provide guidelines for South African lawmakers in drawing up... 

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