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SAA plane departs to fetch more Covid-19 vaccines, due back on Saturday 

By: News24Wire      25th February 2021 A South African Airways flight, scheduled to transport the country's next consignment of Covid-19 vaccines, departed on Wednesday night. The A340... 

SAA plane departs to fetch more Covid-19 vaccines, due back on Saturday
South African authorities probe deal linked to Health Minister aides

South African authorities probe deal linked to Health Minister aides 

By: Bloomberg     25th February 2021 South African authorities will investigate the awarding of contracts to a company that reportedly has links to two aides of Health Minister Zweli... 

Embattled North West to establish provincial forensic unit to probe mounting cases of corruption

Embattled North West to establish provincial forensic unit to probe mounting cases of corruption 

By: News24Wire      Updated 7 hours ago The North West will establish a provincial forensic investigation unit to probe allegations of corruption in the province. Premier Job Mokgoro... 

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Intellectual property and Covid-19 medicines: why a WTO waiver may not be enough

Intellectual property and Covid-19 medicines: why a WTO waiver may not be enough

25th February 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic, and the race to make vaccines and other useful technologies more accessible to people around the world, has once again... 

Covid-19 and the surge of absenteeism in SA schools

Covid-19 and the surge of absenteeism in SA schools

25th February 2021 The impacts of Covid-19 on Africa’s long-term development have been devastating. The Institute for Security Studies reports that probably up to a... 

Yes, malaria kills more kids under five than in any other age group. Here’s why

Yes, malaria kills more kids under five than in any other age group. Here’s why

25th February 2021 The discovery in Africa of a drug-resistant strain of the parasite that causes malaria is a new threat, as the region continues to battle Covid-19.... 

SA youth: Corruption is stealing our future

SA youth: Corruption is stealing our future

24th February 2021 South African youth believe that endemic corruption in South Africa is stealing their futures and destroying their dreams. In a week in which... 

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The 2021 Budget

The 2021 Budget

Updated 7 hours ago At one point in his speech yesterday, the finance minister plaintively insisted that this was “not an austerity budget”. That is probably not how... 

Proposed Electoral Model For South Africa

Proposed Electoral Model For South Africa

24th February 2021 In the light of the recent Constitutional Court judgement declaring the current Electoral Act unconstitutional, the Inclusive Society Institute... 

The New Era of Unconditional Convergence

The New Era of Unconditional Convergence

24th February 2021 The central fact that has motivated the empirics of economic growth—namely unconditional divergence—is no longer true and has not been so for... 

Global Standards for Health Promoting Schools and their implementation guidance

Global Standards for Health Promoting Schools and their implementation guidance

23rd February 2021 Recent guidance by WHO and other United Nations partners – Global accelerated action for the health of adolescents (AA-HA!): guidance to support... 

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South Africa hosts 5th Wetskillls Water Challenge to enhance innovative thinking in the water sector

Updated 7 hours ago The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) in conjunction with the Wetskills Foundation, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Dutch... 

IFP: Budget not pro poor

IFP: Budget not pro poor

Updated 7 hours ago The poorest of the poor in our country were looking forward to the 2021 Budget to alleviate their plight but the Budget presented by Minister of... 

Solidarity to challenge Netball SA in court over coach

Solidarity to challenge Netball SA in court over coach

Updated 7 hours ago Solidarity today submitted documents on Netball SA to review their disciplinary action against a coach. This follows after Theresa Rossouw, former... 

Dramatic turn of events in legal fight over ivermectin

Dramatic turn of events in legal fight over ivermectin

25th February 2021 The civil rights organisation AfriForum today announced a dramatic turn of events in the fight for the legal use of ivermectin.  AfriForum and dr.... 

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CDH celebrates three first place rankings at annual dealmakers awards

CDH celebrates three first place rankings at annual dealmakers awards

25th February 2021 Commercial law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) has once again been recognised as the firm that consistently advised on the most M&A deals in South... 

South African National Budget Speech Highlights

South African National Budget Speech Highlights

25th February 2021 We would not be surprised if a lot more people took notice of Finance Minister Mboweni's annual budget speech this year, generally to see the state... 

CCMA Can Charge Employers Arbitration Fees

CCMA Can Charge Employers Arbitration Fees

25th February 2021 There are several state sponsored forums required by the Labour Relations Act (LRA) to carry out labour dispute resolution. These include, amongst... 

South Africa’s TMT sector faces legal challenges and opportunities in 2021

South Africa’s TMT sector faces legal challenges and opportunities in 2021

25th February 2021 Three topics will top the list of priorities for executives in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector in South Africa in 2021.... 

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