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ANC Gauteng to Ramaphosa: Your spokesperson cannot return to work just yet 

By: News24Wire      22nd September 2020 The African National Congress in Gauteng told President Cyril Ramaphosa that his spokesperson, Khusela Diko, could not return to work for another... 

ANC Gauteng to Ramaphosa: Your spokesperson cannot return to work just yet
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Whistleblowing increased during Covid-19 – CW report

Whistleblowing increased during Covid-19 – CW report  

By: Sane Dhlamini     22nd September 2020 Not for profit organisation Corruption Watch on Tuesday released its Analysis of Corruption Trends Report, which showed that 55% corruption reports... 

R27m relief fund launched for W Cape businesses

R27m relief fund launched for W Cape businesses  

By: Yvonne Silaule     22nd September 2020 The Western Cape province has launched a R27-million Covid-19 Business Relief Fund in support of small businesses affected by the Covid-19... 

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COVID-19 and HIV: so far it seems the outcome is not what was feared

COVID-19 and HIV: so far it seems the outcome is not what was feared

22nd September 2020 Based on official figures – which may be somewhat under reported – COVID-19 has not been as devastating in South Africa as initially feared. Back... 

Can COVID-19 inspire a new way of planning African cities?

Can COVID-19 inspire a new way of planning African cities?

21st September 2020 Health crises are not new in Africa. The continent has grappled with infectious diseases on all levels, from local (such as malaria) to regional... 

Here's why South Africa and its neighbours are anxious about EU and UK post-Brexit trade talks

Here's why South Africa and its neighbours are anxious about EU and UK post-Brexit trade talks

21st September 2020 As the deadline for the post-Brexit trade talks between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) looms, concerns have arisen as to... 

 Mauritius’ fading image of clean governance

Mauritius’ fading image of clean governance

21st September 2020 Hardly a week after Mauritius was placed on the European Union’s potential blacklist for money laundering and terrorism financing, another scandal... 

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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... 

 Confronting carbon inequality

Confronting carbon inequality

22nd September 2020 Despite sharp falls in carbon emissions in 2020 linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis – which is driven by the accumulation of... 

 Transforming power to put women at the heart of peacebuilding

Transforming power to put women at the heart of peacebuilding

22nd September 2020 The twentieth anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) is in October 2020. It is a landmark resolution on women’s role in... 

 Six Qualities of Sustainable Infrastructure in Action

Six Qualities of Sustainable Infrastructure in Action

22nd September 2020 The power of infrastructure to shape economies and societies is enormous. Infrastructure underpins commercial life, provides vital social services... 

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Department of Water Affairs EC emergency interventions highlight seriousness of ongoing drought

Department of Water Affairs EC emergency interventions highlight seriousness of ongoing drought

22nd September 2020 The Department of Water Affairs (DWA) has this afternoon announced that R50 million will be spent on a once-off drought related intervention in... 

Minister Nxesi's Incompetence And Arrogance Is A Detriment To Workers

Minister Nxesi's Incompetence And Arrogance Is A Detriment To Workers

22nd September 2020 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] is disappointed by the incompetence and dismayed by the high level of arrogance... 

Poultry Industry Pushes Master Plan Progress Post Covid

Poultry Industry Pushes Master Plan Progress Post Covid

22nd September 2020 Despite the serious impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the local poultry industry, the SA Poultry Association (SAPA) has welcomed the renewed focus... 

DA welcomes initiative to allow EC matrics to write exams in isiXhosa

DA welcomes initiative to allow EC matrics to write exams in isiXhosa

22nd September 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes reports that the Department of Education is piloting a programme in the Eastern Cape that allows matric... 

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Press Offices

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... 

South Africa: Covid-19 Level 1 – update on travel restrictions

South Africa: Covid-19 Level 1 – update on travel restrictions

21st September 2020 South Africa has moved to Level 1 lockdown restrictions from 21 September 2020. This has brought about further relaxation of the restrictions that... 

The New World After Unwired Planet – Could The UK Supreme Court Decision Cause The Demise Of Global FRAND Licensing?

The New World After Unwired Planet – Could The UK Supreme Court Decision Cause The Demise Of Global FRAND Licensing?

21st September 2020 A recent decision by the UK Supreme Court on FRAND licences may initially appear to favour owners of standards essential patents and stimulate... 

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British High Commission invites S African students to apply for Master's study in UK

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