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Depoliticising municipalities: Ramaphosa signs law barring municipal managers from political office  

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 37 minutes ago President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Bill, which bars municipal managers and senior... 

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Ethical standards important ahead of ANC elective conference – Kgalema Motlanthe 

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 4 hours ago Former president and Chairperson of the ruling African National Congress Electoral Committee Kgalema Motlanthe said on Thursday that as the party... 

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Mkhwebane 'desired' no adverse findings in Vrede dairy probe, Section 194 witness tells inquiry  

By: News24Wire      Updated 55 minutes ago Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane said she "would be happy" if the investigation into the Gupta-linked Vrede dairy farm didn't contain any... 

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The Conversation

Academic freedom and democracy in African countries: the first study to track the connection

Updated 4 hours ago There is growing interest in the state of academic freedom worldwide. A 1997 Unesco document defines it as the right of scholars to teach, discuss,... 

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Free and fair elections still out of reach in Angola

Updated 5 hours ago Angola’s fifth multiparty polls on 24 August are expected to be highly contested, with a stronger opposition and a weakened ruling party. But the... 

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Blinken’s African charm offensive

Updated 5 hours ago United States (US) Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s whistlestop tour of Africa last week was interesting for various reasons – not least its... 

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Eskom’s revival must start with the prosecution of the corrupt

17th August 2022 Eskom was one of the primary targets of State Capture, and it is no coincidence Eskom’s current indebtedness now exceeds R400-billion. In President... 

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ANC Rules For Nomination And Election Of NEC Members 2022

Updated 1 hour 7 minutes ago ANC Rules For Nomination And Election Of NEC Members 2022 

African Development Bank

Sustainable Market Access for African Road Transport - Smart - Final Report

15th August 2022 TheFinal Reportof the SMART (Sustainable Market Access for African Road Transport) study is aimed at analysing the main regulatory and non-physical... 

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Debt-for-Climate Swaps: Analysis, Design, and Implementation

15th August 2022 This paper compares debt-for-climate swaps—partial debt relief operations conditional on debtor commitments to undertake climate-related... 

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Efficient, Equitable and Effective High-Quality Climate Finance: Recommendations for the post-2025 global climate finance goal

15th August 2022 One of the main outcomes of COP26 is the process to agree a new collective quantified goal on climate finance (NCQG). In order to facilitate... 

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Parliament

Parliament pays tribute to late struggle icon and former MP, Mama Rita Ndzinga

Updated 1 hour 14 minutes ago The Presiding Officers of Parliament, led by National Assembly (NA) Speaker, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, and National Council of Provinces... 

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COSATU KZN statement on the new Premier and her provincial cabinet

Updated 1 hour 26 minutes ago The Congress of South African Trade Unions in KwaZulu-Natal congratulates Cde Nomsa Dube-Ncube on her recent appointment as a Premier of... 

AfriForum Private Prosecution Unit to raise questions on handling of case against Vuyo Mhlakaza-Manamela

Updated 1 hour 29 minutes ago It was with surprise that AfriForum’s Private Prosecution Unit learnt that the case against Vuyo Mhlakaza-Manamela had in fact been set down for... 

City of Cape Town

Santam advises Cape Town residents on severe weather conditions.

Updated 2 hours 3 minutes ago Santam, South Africa’s largest general insurer, has cautioned Western Cape residents to be careful and to exercise extreme vigilance in the wake of... 

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Webber Wentzel

ESG: Achieving net zero and the role of carbon tax

Updated 2 hours 27 minutes ago A reduction in carbon emissions is integral to South Africa's global commitment to achieve net zero. The South African government strategically... 

Tax Consulting SA

Crypto tax support launches in South Africa with UK partnership

Updated 5 hours ago UK based software company Recap has launched its services in South Africa with a strategic partnership with specialist advisors Crypto Tax... 

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Are International Financial Institutions immune from insolvency proceedings?

17th August 2022 Insolvency law (or bankruptcy law as it is referred to in other jurisdictions) is quite clear on how to deal with a domestic entity facing... 

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September is Wills Month

16th August 2022 “Most people know that they need a Will, but statistics show that one of South Africans’ major weaknesses is procrastination.” At Capital Legacy,... 

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ANC renewal is not about words but about actions - Mathews Phosa

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