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South Africa inflation slows slightly more than expected in March 

By: Reuters     Updated 7 hours ago South Africa's headline consumer inflation fell to 5.3% year on year in March from 5.6% in February, statistics agency data showed on Wednesday.... 

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Home Affairs publishes final White Paper on Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Protection 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     Updated 1 hour 47 minutes ago Minister of Home Affairs Dr Aaron Motsoaledi announced on Wednesday the publication of the final White Paper On Citizenship, Immigration and... 

Labour Party approaches ConCourt to postpone election date

Labour Party approaches ConCourt to postpone election date 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     17th April 2024 The Labour Party of South Africa on Tuesday noted that owing to Electoral Court delays in its case to reopen the Independent Electoral Commission’s... 

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Escalation of Middle East hostilities will have ripple effects for Africa

Updated 6 hours ago Africa could be drawn into proxy battles that have domino effects on security, foreign investment and trade relationships. This weekend’s events in... 

Africa Check

State House ‘asking for a bigger budget than all of Kenya’s 47 counties’? Veteran politician Martha Karua’s numbers fall short

Updated 6 hours ago Experienced Kenyan lawmaker Martha Karua was recently the first guest on a video podcast hosted by another veteran politician, former minister... 

Freedom Under Law

FUL March Newsletter – Major events relating to the judiciary and the rule of law

17th April 2024 This briefing note seeks to provide a short overview of significant events in the preceding month, relating to Freedom Under Law’s work on the... 

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South Africa’s Constitutional Court at 30: a solid foundation but cracks are showing

16th April 2024 South Africa’s Constitutional Court stands out as one of the few government institutions that have protected and advanced the constitutional vision... 

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 MENA Economic Update, April 2024: Conflict and Debt in the Middle East and North Africa

MENA Economic Update, April 2024: Conflict and Debt in the Middle East and North Africa

Updated 3 hours ago The global economy is in its third year of deceleration amidst declining inflation and oil prices. The MENA region grew at 1.9 percent in 2023 and... 

The Great Reversal: Prospects, Risks, and Policies in International Development Association (IDA) Countries

The Great Reversal: Prospects, Risks, and Policies in International Development Association (IDA) Countries

Updated 3 hours ago The 75 economies eligible for low-interest loans and grants from the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) had made notable... 

 Modernizing Financial Markets with Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency

Modernizing Financial Markets with Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency (wCBDC)

Updated 3 hours ago Over 98% of the global economy’s central banks are researching, piloting or deploying central bank digital currency (CBDC). There is an opportunity... 

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South Africa: Technical Assistance Report-Fiscal Transparency Evaluation

16th April 2024 South Africa has many elements of sound fiscal transparency practices. Based on an assessment of fiscal transparency practices against the IMF’s... 

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Lack of social workers affects most vulnerable in Northern Cape

Updated 5 hours ago While unemployment continues to soar in the Northern Cape, the Department of Social Development is unable to fulfil its welfare obligations to the... 

DA applauds PSA’s call for caution on NHI​

DA applauds PSA’s call for caution on NHI​

Updated 5 hours ago The DA commends the Public Servants Association (PSA) for its prudent advice to President Cyril Ramaphosa, urging a delay in the signing of the... 

Home Affairs lost 77 years' worth of working hours in 5 years

Home Affairs lost 77 years' worth of working hours in 5 years

Updated 5 hours ago The DA has been inundated with complaints that the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) systems are offline, resulting in long queues and delayed... 

DA's Remote Gambling Bill aims to regulate online gambling after ANC's 16-year lapse

DA's Remote Gambling Bill aims to regulate online gambling after ANC's 16-year lapse

Updated 6 hours ago The Democratic Alliance (DA), today, officially had its Remote Gambling Bill, 2024, introduced in Parliament after more than two years of drafting... 

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MS Immigration Advisory

Exploring the connection between the South African immigration system and job creation

Updated 7 hours ago In recent years, South Africa has seen a significant influx of immigrants from various African countries, as well as other parts of the world. This... 

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Sexism in the workplace

16th April 2024 Sexism in the workplace, although a serious issue, is not automatically a cause for dismissal. Context is everything when determining how to... 

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TikTok? Rather not – Social media and the workplace

16th April 2024 It is a new age, and Generation Z, aptly known as Zoomers, are beginning to make up a large part of the workplace. With that comes employees who... 

Capital Legacy

Don’t leave chaos in your wake

15th April 2024 Imagine trying to create a marketing campaign to get people to do their wills. There is probably nothing less exciting than talking about death... 

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