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Jackson Mthembu dies from Covid-19-related complications 

By: Sane Dhlamini     21st January 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa expressed his sadness and shock, on Thursday, at the news of the passing of Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu.... 

Jackson Mthembu dies from Covid-19-related complications
Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu
As South Africa veers from NDP jobs and poverty goals ‘course corrections’ proposed

As South Africa veers from NDP jobs and poverty goals ‘course corrections’ proposed 

By: Terence Creamer     21st January 2021 With the National Development Plan’s (NDP’s) goals of achieving full employment and eliminating poverty by 2030 already out of reach ahead of the... 

Biovac to distribute vaccines to S Africa healthcare workers

Biovac to distribute vaccines to S Africa healthcare workers  

By: Reuters     21st January 2021 South Africa has a three-month plan to import, store and distribute coronavirus vaccines for frontline healthcare workers through a contract with... 

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Poverty setback

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Updated 4 hours ago The Global Economic Prospects report, released by the World Bank earlier this month, makes for disturbing reading. The report states that the... 

Political economy of the just transitions in Africa

Updated 4 hours ago The term ‘just transition’ may seem a neologism, but in reality it is not so new. It originated from the depths of US labour movement struggles in... 

Vaccine production in South Africa: how an industry in its infancy can be developed

Vaccine production in South Africa: how an industry in its infancy can be developed

21st January 2021 The issue of vaccine production has become a topic of hot debate following the approval of treatments for Covid-19. In South Africa angry exchanges... 

 Joe Biden and counter-terrorism in Africa: more of the same?

Joe Biden and counter-terrorism in Africa: more of the same?

21st January 2021 President Joe Biden’s promise to restore the United States’ global relations and alliances renews hope of America’s wider embrace of... 

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Solidarity Movement expresses condolences after the death of Minister Jackson Mthembu

Solidarity Movement expresses condolences after the death of Minister Jackson Mthembu

21st January 2021 The Solidarity Movement today expressed its condolences to Minister Jackson Mthembu’s family and colleagues following the minister’s death earlier... 

The DA mourns the passing of Jackson Mthembu

The DA mourns the passing of Jackson Mthembu

21st January 2021 I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of ANC stalwart and my former parliamentary colleague, adversary and friend, Jackson Mthembu. The news... 

SAMWU cautiously welcomes Eastern Cape government intervention at Amathole District Municipality

SAMWU cautiously welcomes Eastern Cape government intervention at Amathole District Municipality

21st January 2021 The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) notes and cautiously welcomes the decision by the Eastern Cape Provincial Government to... 

Jackson Mthembu dies from Covid-19 related complications

Jackson Mthembu dies from Covid-19 related complications

21st January 2021 It is with deep sorrow and shock that we announce that Minister in The Presidency, Jackson Mthembu passed away earlier today from COVID-related... 

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Webber Wentzel's Pan-African offering triumphs at Chambers Africa 2021 Awards

Webber Wentzel's Pan-African offering triumphs at Chambers Africa 2021 Awards

19th January 2021 Webber Wentzel was recognised as South Africa Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Africa Awards 2021. To quote the Chambers adjudicating panel:... 

Baker McKenzie Advises Implats on Hydrogen Energy Fund Investment

Baker McKenzie Advises Implats on Hydrogen Energy Fund Investment

19th January 2021 A team from Baker McKenzie advised Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) on its investment into the AP Ventures Fund II, which focuses on... 

South Africa’s eroding income tax base: What does this mean for SARS?

South Africa’s eroding income tax base: What does this mean for SARS?

19th January 2021 Over the course of lockdown, pundits have shared some harrowing statistics regarding the increase in unemployment in South Africa. In general, our... 

Bombshell for Restaurant and Related Industries

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18th January 2021 In the wake of the devastation caused by Covid-19, fast food outlets, restaurants and caterers across the country are being dealt yet another blow.... 

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