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ConCourt dismisses Zuma's bid to force 'misguided' Maya to reconsider his special plea

By: News24Wire      Updated 2 hours 34 minutes ago Former president Jacob Zuma has failed to convince the Constitutional Court that Mandisa Maya, the former head of the Supreme Court of Appeal,... 

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Eskom expects restatements of FY21 results, to publish FY22 results end-November

By: Marleny Arnoldi     Updated 2 hours 44 minutes ago In addition to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan confirming on September 28 that Eskom will not have its annual financial statements ready... 

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Ebola kills five in Uganda, 19 other deaths likely connected, president says

By: Reuters     Updated 3 hours ago Five people have died from Ebola in Uganda and another 19 deaths were likely caused by the disease, the president said on Wednesday, but he said he... 

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Lesotho reforms hang in the balance ahead of elections

Updated 2 hours 38 minutes ago Lesotho citizens are going to the polls on 7 October amid uncertainty over the future of much-needed reforms that were declared null and void at... 

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Africa – where is the good news?

28th September 2022 A sombre mood has dominated the discourse around Africa this year. At a recent investor roundtable in London, there was a sheepish silence when... 

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East Africa and the Horn light the way for climate migrants

28th September 2022 Regional cooperation and free movement are critical for handling climate-linked migration and displacement but are vastly underused. East Africa... 

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South Sudan should disarm civilians – the evidence shows this improves security

27th September 2022 A long-running state of insecurity has recently intensified in Unity State – one of South Sudan’s 10 states – resulting in many innocent lives... 

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Desert to Power Progress Report 2021

Desert to Power Progress Report 2021

28th September 2022 Creating the foundation for transforming the G5 Sahel countries from power fragility to power resilience by establishing sustainable and widespread... 

End Austerity: A Global Report on Budget Cuts and Harmful Social Reforms in 2022-25

End Austerity: A Global Report on Budget Cuts and Harmful Social Reforms in 2022-25

28th September 2022 This report exposes the dangers of a post-pandemic austerity shock, far more premature and severe than the one that followed the global financial... 

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Humanitarian action in an evolving Russia–Ukraine conflict: virtual roundtable, 15 September 2022

28th September 2022 This note summarises the discussion points of a private online roundtable held by the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI with support from the... 

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CRI Asia Briefing

27th September 2022 Covid-19 has exacerbated Asia’s crisis of extreme inequality, which is undermining growth and preventing poverty eradication. Asian governments... 

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Mashaba’s dishonesty risks returning the ANC to power in Johannesburg

Updated 13 minutes ago The DA rejects the vitriolic and false claims made by representatives of ActionSA, the PA and COPE today blaming the Democratic Alliance for the... 

Electronic Invoice System open to fraud and corruption as Gauteng Department of Health records over 34 thousand duplicate invoices

Updated 1 hour 54 minutes ago Gauteng government departments are at risk of paying more than once for services that are rendered by service providers. Currently, suppliers can... 

DA-led WC Gov’s Lesedi Square project empowers rural & local entrepreneurs amid globally constrained economy

Updated 1 hour 59 minutes ago The Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) has created a trading space for 6 rural entrepreneurs through the Lesedi... 

Joburg Coalition to Focus on Stabilising Government  

Updated 2 hours 3 minutes ago The governing multi-party coalition in Johannesburg expresses disappointment at the events that led to the election of Colleen Makhubele as Speaker... 

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The Concept of Dispute Avoidance: a magic wand for corporate South Africa?

Updated 1 hour 1 minute ago With the likelihood of a global recession in 2023 and the concerning fall in the value of the Rand against the major currencies, it is clear that... 

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Government proposes removing the 100 MW electricity generation licensing threshold from Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act 4 of 2006

28th September 2022 Earlier this month, the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy published draft amendments to Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act 4 of... 

LexisNexis SA partners with global Legal Technology & Innovation Institute for inaugural SA conference and bootcamp

LexisNexis SA partners with global Legal Technology & Innovation Institute for inaugural SA conference and bootcamp

28th September 2022 LexisNexis South Africa is proud to announce its partnership with the London-based Legal Technology & Innovation Institute on its inaugural SA... 

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Consultations: an Environmental Authorisation may no longer be required for the development and expansion of Solar Photovoltaic installations and associated activities

28th September 2022 Recent consultative amendments on the intention to exclude the development and expansion of solar photovoltaic installations and associated... 

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