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ActionSA judgment paves way for orderly conduct of elections – IEC

By: Thabi Madiba     22nd October 2021 The Independent Electoral Commission has welcomed the Electoral Court’s judgment against ActionSA. This after the party claimed that its name was... 

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South Africa to set up finance workstream to assess climate-finance offers 

By: Terence Creamer     22nd October 2021 The South African government is set to establish a high-level technical workstream, which will work under the direction of a Cabinet subcommittee,... 

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Over 10-million people applied for R350 grant since it was extended – Lindiwe Zulu  

By: News24Wire      22nd October 2021 More than 10-million South Africans applied for the Covid-19 social relief of grant of R350, less than two weeks after applications were reopened.... 

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Africa’s gas bonanza may be overtaken by net-zero

22nd October 2021 Have many African countries arrived at the natural gas party just in time for lights out? The global consensus to reach net-zero emissions of... 

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COP26: Transitioning to a green hydrogen economy in the spotlight

22nd October 2021 Moving rapidly towards a green hydrogen economy would help South Africa secure its domestic energy supply and drive economic growth through the... 

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‘Building better communities together’ – Fact-checking the African National Congress election manifesto

22nd October 2021 South Africans are set to vote for district, metropolitan and local municipal council representatives in the upcoming local government elections.... 

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What crisis?

22nd October 2021 South Africa has experienced yet another terrible year of electricity supply disruption. Even before the most recent bout of power cuts in October,... 

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The Effects of COVID-19 Vaccines on Economic Activity

The Effects of COVID-19 Vaccines on Economic Activity

20th October 2021 This paper empirically examines the economic effects of COVID-19 vaccine rollouts using a cross-country daily database of vaccinations and high... 

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Girls’ Education at Scale

20th October 2021 Many educational interventions boost outcomes for girls in settings where girls face educational disadvantages, but which of those interventions... 

Cleaning up their act? G7 fossil fuel investments in a time of green recovery

Cleaning up their act? G7 fossil fuel investments in a time of green recovery

20th October 2021 The responses of the G7 nations to Covid-19 will either accelerate the transition towards cleaner, more equitable societies or lock the planet into... 

 The West Africa inequality crisis: fighting austerity and the pandemic

The West Africa inequality crisis: fighting austerity and the pandemic

19th October 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed and worsened the depth of inequality in West Africa. It has pushed millions into poverty. There is no end in... 

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SAMWU can't stand that Tshwane works under the DA

22nd October 2021 Today members of the South Africa Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) embarked on an illegal strike to actively sabotage and disrupt operations in... 

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The Electoral Commission welcomes court judgement on ActionSA matter

22nd October 2021 The Electoral Commission welcomes the decision of the Electoral Court, it paves the way for the orderly conduct of elections in the affected wards.... 

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Title deeds for dignity, not for votes

22nd October 2021 Government should stop abusing title deed handouts to open the doors to get votes for election. This comes after a last-minute title deed handover... 

The ongoing attack on the eKhenena Commune is being planned at a high level

22nd October 2021 A total of nine comrades have now been arrested on trumped up charges in the latest wave of repression against the eKhenena Commune. Six have... 

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South Africa innovates in sustainable finance for biodiversity protection

22nd October 2021 South Africa was the first country in the world to grant the tax concession in Section 37D of the Income Tax Act to protect biodiversity, which... 

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What does the Just Transition look like in South Africa?

21st October 2021 Ahead of COP26 later this month, South Africa's commitment to the Just Transition will be a crucial element of its negotiating position. The... 

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Mandatory vaccination in the workplace: considerations for employers

20th October 2021 Various unanswered questions around mandatory vaccination may be tested in the courts after several organisations have announced that they are... 

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Information Regulator publishes an invitation for public comments on new POPIA Regulations

20th October 2021 New amended draft regulations on POPIA have been published for comment, covering various steps that people can take in exercising their rights... 

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