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Cabinet approved R22m flag to bring South Africans together – Mondli Gungubele  

By: News24Wire      19th May 2022 Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele said Cabinet approved the 100m flagpole at Freedom Park in Pretoria in February as a project that would... 

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E-toll decision is imminent, says Mbalula  

By: News24Wire      19th May 2022 Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula said the final pronouncement on the funding model of e-tolls is imminent. Mbalula tabled his budget vote for... 

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KZN floods: 448 confirmed dead, 88 still missing a month after the disaster struck – Zikalala  

By: News24Wire      19th May 2022 The death toll from the KwaZulu-Natal floods stands at 448 people, with another 88 still missing more than a month after the disaster, Premier... 

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Much still to do

Updated 7 hours ago There is no question that Operation Vulindlela has done a good job in identifying the main obstacles to important structural reforms in key growth-... 

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South Africa has entered a new phase of the Covid pandemic: what that means

19th May 2022 Confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 have been increasing in South Africa in recent weeks. This has been largely driven by two offspring – known as the... 

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Corruption in Africa deepens the wounds of Covid-19

19th May 2022 Widespread corruption during the pandemic has worsened the devastating effect of Covid-19 on Africa’s economy. Since the continent’s first case was... 

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The Charm of Anti-Westernism: Russia’s Soft Power in Africa

19th May 2022 The effectiveness — or, for that matter, the existence — of Russia's soft power has always been a controversial topic, dividing both academic and... 

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Innovation Outlook: Renewable Ammonia

Innovation Outlook: Renewable Ammonia

19th May 2022 Ammonia is one of the seven basic chemicals used to produce all other chemical products. It is the second most produced chemical by mass, after... 

Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) Strategic Support to Ghana

Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) Strategic Support to Ghana

19th May 2022 The AAAP is an Africa-owned Africa-led program, in response to the urgent need for focused evidence-based climate adaptation action at scale. The... 

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Strategy for Quality Health Infrastructure in Africa - 2022-2030

19th May 2022 This Strategy for Quality Health Infrastructure in Africa 2022-2030 (SQHIA) follows a request from Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB... 

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An advocate for inclusive digital technology

19th May 2022 An innovative digital financial inclusion facility for Africa driving joint investment in digital infrastructure, digital products and innovation... 

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Statements

NW Government must carry the blame for the Deelpan disaster

19th May 2022 The Budget delivered today in the North West Provincial Legislature by the MEC of the Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation... 

34 days and counting for eThekwini's sewage woes

19th May 2022 The DA in eThekwini has laid a formal complaint with the National Department of Water and Sanitation over eThekwini's unacceptable handling of the... 

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Looting for Cuba: Defence Minister must lay criminal charges against Operation Thusano officials, or the DA will

19th May 2022 The DA is calling on the Minister of Defence, Thandi Modise, and the Secretary for Defence, Gladys Kudjoe, to lay criminal charges against all... 

DA condemns EFF's disruption of Tshwane Council and tabling of the city budget

19th May 2022 The Democratic Alliance (DA) will lodge a criminal complaint against EFF councillors following their violent and aggressive behaviour towards city... 

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Further Update: NEMA Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015 – More than an extra year added to comply

19th May 2022 The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has amended the transitional arrangements in the National Environmental Management Act... 

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Russia’s war on foreign intellectual property rights

19th May 2022 It was the Roman Statesman, Marcus Tullius Cicero who first used the phrase: Silent enim lēgēs inter arma – In times of war, the law falls silent.... 

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SARS’ 'Hit List' to eradicate non-compliance

19th May 2022 When it comes to non-compliance, the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) takes no prisoners, and has the full backing of the presidency, in its... 

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Third party cell captive conduct standard tabled in Parliament

18th May 2022 The long-awaited conduct standard, "Requirements relating to third party cell captive insurance business" (2022 Conduct Standard), together with... 

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Let’s call ANC/state criminality what it is: Treason

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