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ANC to oppose Magashule's court challenge 

By: Reuters     Updated 4 hours ago South Africa's governing African National Congress will oppose a court application by one of its top officials challenging his suspension, the... 

ANC to oppose Magashule's court challenge
Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule
South Africa's weak growth could fuel socioeconomic tensions - Moody's

South Africa's weak growth could fuel socioeconomic tensions - Moody's 

By: Reuters     Updated 4 hours ago South Africa's low economic growth and rising debt burden could see socioeconomic tension intensify and impede policy reforms, ratings firm Moody's... 

EFF raises concerns about Phase 2 of country's vaccination programme

EFF raises concerns about Phase 2 of country's vaccination programme 

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 4 hours ago The Economic Freedom Fighters on Tuesday criticised the health department over the manner in which many elderly people are expected to register for... 

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Social impact bonds fund welfare projects: how South Africa's first two have done

Social impact bonds fund welfare projects: how South Africa's first two have done

Updated 5 hours ago Social impact bonds are a financing model for social welfare services based on “payment by results”. They are relatively new: the first was... 

 Do the police make South Africa safe?

Do the police make South Africa safe?

Updated 5 hours ago There is almost no research evidence that policing in South Africa reduces crime or improves feelings of safety. Does this mean that police have no... 

Is well-known Nigerian doctor correct about malnutrition in women and children?

Is well-known Nigerian doctor correct about malnutrition in women and children?

Updated 5 hours ago Malnutrition is hurting growth in Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu said at an event focused on nutrition policy.... 

South Africa must ban sugary drinks sales in schools. Self regulation is failing

South Africa must ban sugary drinks sales in schools. Self regulation is failing

17th May 2021 In 2017, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa voluntarily announced that it would stop supplying sugary beverages to primary school outlets. The... 

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Renewable Energy Policies for Cities

Renewable Energy Policies for Cities

Updated 4 hours ago Cities are critical to the global energy transition. The most visible energy transitions today occur in major cities. With their comparatively... 

Auto green paper on the advancement of new energy vehicles in South Africa

Auto green paper on the advancement of new energy vehicles in South Africa

Updated 4 hours ago The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) has released today a Green Paper on the advancement of new energy vehicles in South... 

Traditional leadership in the era of multi-party democracy: A focus on South Africa

Traditional leadership in the era of multi-party democracy: A focus on South Africa

Updated 6 hours ago The aim of this paper is to discuss this tension arising from traditional leadership in a constitutional democracy. Its key argument is that... 

Presidential Employment Stimulus March Progress Report

Presidential Employment Stimulus March Progress Report

17th May 2021 The Presidential Employment Stimulus supports a range of programmes, from expanding public employment to protecting existing jobs and creating new... 

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Mantashe’s misinformation, then silence, on nuclear

Mantashe’s misinformation, then silence, on nuclear

Updated 8 minutes ago All eyes were on Minister Gwede Mantashe today to see what he had to say about nuclear power issues as he presented the budget for his Department... 

Transnet heading for a repeat of the 2010 three week strike

Transnet heading for a repeat of the 2010 three week strike

Updated 19 minutes ago Transnet,  the largest and most crucial part of the freight logistics chain that delivers goods to each South African, is heading for a repeat of... 

AfriForum and doctors group put pressure on authorities to provide ivermectin information

AfriForum and doctors group put pressure on authorities to provide ivermectin information

Updated 29 minutes ago The civil rights organisation AfriForum and the I can make a difference doctors group today requested the review documents of various health... 

Committee calls for forensic investigatios into financial administration at the National Skills Fund

Committee calls for forensic investigatios into financial administration at the National Skills Fund

Updated 37 minutes ago The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) received a briefing in the form of a hearing today virtually from the Director-General of the... 

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The future of hyper-personalised banking products and services – but not at the expense of privacy

The future of hyper-personalised banking products and services – but not at the expense of privacy

Updated 38 minutes ago Retail banks are under increasing pressure to innovate and personalize their products and services for the benefit of their customers, yet at the... 

Clyde & Co advises Premier Solar Group on East Africa joint venture with West African energy firm

Clyde & Co advises Premier Solar Group on East Africa joint venture with West African energy firm

Updated 3 hours ago Global law firm Clyde & Co advised leading Commercial & Industrial (C&I) solar company, Premier Solar Group, on the sale of a 50% stake in its East... 

NSDV appoints Principal Environmental Specialist to enhance specialist legal offering

NSDV appoints Principal Environmental Specialist to enhance specialist legal offering

Updated 4 hours ago Minnette Le Roux has been appointed as the Principal Environmental Specialist (EAP) at NSDV. With more than 13 years’ experience in environmental... 

Expats: Are you paying tax to the wrong authority?

Expats: Are you paying tax to the wrong authority?

Updated 6 hours ago South Africans have always been keen to work and live abroad, and this trend looks set to strengthen as the country’s political and economic... 

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