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G20 Trade Ministers support economic diversification

By: Yvonne Silaule     Updated 45 minutes ago Ministers from the largest economies – including the US, China, the EU, India, Japan, Brazil and Indonesia – attended the G20 Trade and Investment... 

G20 Trade Ministers support economic diversification
Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel
Covid-19 figures: 77 more people die, 1 861 new cases

Covid-19 figures: 77 more people die, 1 861 new cases

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 hours ago A total of 1 861 new Covid-19 cases have been identified in the past 24-hour cycle, with 77 more people losing their lives to the virus. Health... 

Masuku threatens 'action' against DA MPL over claims of Nasrec hospital costs

Masuku threatens 'action' against DA MPL over claims of Nasrec hospital costs

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 hours ago Embattled Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku has threatened action against Gauteng Democratic Alliance (DA) MPL Jack Bloom. Masuku has called on... 

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 A pact of ‘pariahs’ rattles their neighbourhoods

A pact of ‘pariahs’ rattles their neighbourhoods

Updated 37 minutes ago The recent accord struck between Taiwan and Somaliland – two countries that few others recognise – seems to have rattled China and Somalia more... 

 Africa can revive 2020 as an ocean super-year

Africa can revive 2020 as an ocean super-year

Updated 39 minutes ago This was meant to be the ocean’s year. Four high-level United Nations meetings and a web of international conventions on biodiversity, sustainable... 

Kenya’s ex-prime minister Odinga mangles his numbers on government revenue share in Nigeria

Kenya’s ex-prime minister Odinga mangles his numbers on government revenue share in Nigeria

Updated 43 minutes ago After months of an often fractious stalemate, in September 2020 Kenya’s senate hammered out a deal on how revenue would be shared  between the... 

Powering up?

Powering up?

25th September 2020 It has taken far too long, but there is finally some positive momentum building in the electricity sector. Cause for optimism has arisen as a... 

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 Data-Driven Food Systems for Crisis Resiliency

Data-Driven Food Systems for Crisis Resiliency

23rd September 2020 The first half of 2020 has been marked with the food market and agri-dealer closures, trade blockages, labor shortages, manufacturing and... 

 Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism: Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation

Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism: Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation

23rd September 2020 At the 2020 Annual Meeting in Davos, 120 of the world’s largest companies supported efforts to develop a core set of common metrics and disclosures... 

Trade Finance in Africa: Trends Over the Past Decade and Opportunities Ahead

Trade Finance in Africa: Trends Over the Past Decade and Opportunities Ahead

23rd September 2020 This report is the third in the “Trade Finance in Africa” research series. It uses a standardized survey of commercial banks to provide a... 

Analysis Of Corruption Trends (Act) 2020

Analysis Of Corruption Trends (Act) 2020

22nd September 2020 If it were truly possible to quantify the devastating impact of corruption as easily as we can tally war casualties, then we would realise that the... 

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Statements

South African Trade Minister Calls On G20 Trade Ministers To Recognize The Need For Greater Policy Space In Global Trade Rules To Promote African Industrialisation

South African Trade Minister Calls On G20 Trade Ministers To Recognize The Need For Greater Policy Space In Global Trade Rules To Promote African Industrialisation

Updated 2 hours ago Africa needs to deepen its levels of industrialisation and address its ‘strategic vulnerabilities’ exposed during the Covid-19 pandemic. This... 

Nehawu Western Cape Statement On The Misleading Information By The Minister Of Employment And Labour

Nehawu Western Cape Statement On The Misleading Information By The Minister Of Employment And Labour

Updated 2 hours 3 minutes ago The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union in the Western Cape [NEHAWU] notes with disgust the statement by the Minister of... 

Nehawu Gauteng Statement By Minister Nxesi

Nehawu Gauteng Statement By Minister Nxesi

Updated 2 hours 6 minutes ago The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] in Gauteng has received with shock the statement released by the Minister of... 

Nehawu Mpumalanga Statement On The Misleading Statement By Minister Nxesi On The Existence Of Complaints From Mpumalanga On The Non-compliance By Institutions On The OHSCA

Nehawu Mpumalanga Statement On The Misleading Statement By Minister Nxesi On The Existence Of Complaints From Mpumalanga On The Non-compliance By Institutions On The OHSCA

Updated 2 hours 8 minutes ago The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] in the Mpumalanga Province notes with shock and disappointment the baseless and... 

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Press Offices

Baker McKenzie launches Cross-Border Enforcement Center – providing analysis of the enforcement of court judgments and arbitration awards across 44 jurisdictions

Baker McKenzie launches Cross-Border Enforcement Center – providing analysis of the enforcement of court judgments and arbitration awards across 44 jurisdictions

23rd September 2020 Baker McKenzie has launched the Cross-Border Enforcement Center, a report that draws on the expertise of the Firm’s global dispute resolution team,... 

Relaxation of loop structures - but at what tax cost?

Relaxation of loop structures - but at what tax cost?

23rd September 2020 The envisaged future relaxation of the prohibition on “loop structures” will be accompanied by amended tax laws, but current proposals are likely... 

Halting of emergency procurement of PPE

Halting of emergency procurement of PPE

22nd September 2020 The recent instruction by National Treasury to all government departments to halt the emergency procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE)... 

The effect of offer and acceptance in settlement discussions

The effect of offer and acceptance in settlement discussions

22nd September 2020 When entering into settlement discussions, the content of your discussions and subsequent correspondence is of the utmost importance. Consideration... 

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