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'It has been a rough journey' – Health Minister Zweli Mkhize reflects on a year of Covid-19 

By: News24Wire      5th March 2021 Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has lauded South Africans and frontline workers who have helped lessen the full effects of Covid-19, as the country... 

'It has been a rough journey' – Health Minister Zweli Mkhize reflects on a year of Covid-19
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize
List outlining eligibility for ‘Phase 2’ vaccination roll-out to be released soon

List outlining eligibility for ‘Phase 2’ vaccination roll-out to be released soon 

By: Terence Creamer     5th March 2021 A list confirming which South Africans will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccination when the ‘Phase 2’ roll-out begins in late April or early May will... 

De Ruyter: Suspension of procurement chief will not hobble department

De Ruyter: Suspension of procurement chief will not hobble department 

By: News24Wire      5th March 2021 Eskom CEO André de Ruyter told Parliament on Friday morning that the suspension of the power utility's chief procurement officer, Solly... 

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We are Offline

We are Offline

5th March 2021 Award-winning columnist, Bhekisisa Mncube, tells President Cyril Ramaphosa: ‘The entire state machinery is broken — fire the lot.’ Mr President, I... 

Learning from the story of pioneering South African writer Sindiwe Magona

Learning from the story of pioneering South African writer Sindiwe Magona

5th March 2021 The African proverb, “Until the lion can tell its own story, the story of the hunt will always glorify the hunter,” speaks to the importance of... 

Africa can learn maritime lessons from its small island states

Africa can learn maritime lessons from its small island states

5th March 2021 On 24 January, the French frigate Nivôse seized 444 kg of methamphetamines and heroin worth more than €40 million from a dhow in the Mozambique... 

One-stop-border boost?

One-stop-border boost?

5th March 2021 One of the unsung highlights of Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s Budget 2021 speech was his announcement that the border posts at South Africa’s six... 

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Women, Business and the Law 2021

Women, Business and the Law 2021

5th March 2021 Women, Business and the Law 2021 is the seventh in a series of annual studies measuring the laws and regulations that affect women’s economic... 

Prospects for aid at times of crisis

Prospects for aid at times of crisis

5th March 2021 The depth of the global economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic is placing enormous pressure on government budgets. Globally, the... 

More Problems More Money? Does China Lend More to African Countries with Higher Credit Risk Levels?

More Problems More Money? Does China Lend More to African Countries with Higher Credit Risk Levels?

4th March 2021 Over the past decade, China has provided billions of dollars in concessional and non-concessional finance to countries around the world. In light... 

Can COVID-19 Induce Governments to Implement Tax Reforms in Developing Countries?

Can COVID-19 Induce Governments to Implement Tax Reforms in Developing Countries?

4th March 2021 We estimate that the short to medium-term fiscal impact of previous pandemics has been significant in 170 countries (including low-income... 

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Statements

National Treasury on the Amendments to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act and public comments

National Treasury on the Amendments to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act and public comments

5th March 2021 The National Treasury on Friday published draft amendments to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act (“amendments to Regulation 28”) for public... 

DA calls on MEC Mamabolo to urgently investigate why no license renewal slots are available

5th March 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng is deeply concerned over go-slow demonstrations by driving schools in the Centurion area today. Driving... 

Premier Mokgoro should come clean on allegations of rogue unit

Premier Mokgoro should come clean on allegations of rogue unit

5th March 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in North West is concerned about the latest reports of a rogue unit, that was allegedly appointed by Premier Job... 

Lindsay Dentlinger: DA to report ANC and EFF to SAHRC for race baiting

5th March 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) will lay a complaint against the ANC and the EFF with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) for race... 

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Press Offices

Adjusted Alert Level 1 – What’s Changed?

Adjusted Alert Level 1 – What’s Changed?

5th March 2021 On 28 February 2021, the Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs issued Regulations in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster... 

Women in Tech to observe International Women’s Day

Women in Tech to observe International Women’s Day

5th March 2021 The next installment of the Women in Tech Conversations virtual forum hosted by legal technology firm, LexisNexis South Africa, and information... 

Impact of Covid-19 on call centres

Impact of Covid-19 on call centres

5th March 2021 With Covid-19 impacting daily life across the globe, contact centres have been facing a huge surge in incoming calls as people continue to seek... 

Is Apple's IWATCH name confusingly similar to SWATCH?

Is Apple's IWATCH name confusingly similar to SWATCH?

4th March 2021 In the case of Swatch AG (Swatch SA) v Apple Inc, in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), Swatch AG, the owner of the SWATCH trade mark had opposed... 

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