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S Africa to pay big premium for AstraZeneca vaccine from India's SII – Report

By: Reuters     Updated 37 minutes ago South Africa will pay $5.25 per dose for Covid-19 vaccines from the Serum Institute of India (SII) - well above what others, including developed... 

S Africa to pay big premium for AstraZeneca vaccine from India's SII – Report
Covid-19: SA nears the 40 000 death mark as fatalities rise by 566

Covid-19: SA nears the 40 000 death mark as fatalities rise by 566

By: News24Wire      Updated 39 minutes ago South Africa is edging toward 40 000 confirmed Covid-19-related deaths as 566 new deaths were recorded by Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 38... 

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to make first court appearance, facing perjury charges

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to make first court appearance, facing perjury charges

By: News24Wire      Updated 41 minutes ago The Public Protector, advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, is expected to make her first appearance in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Thursday. She is... 

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 Dialogue could have averted COVID-19 border chaos

Dialogue could have averted COVID-19 border chaos

Updated 3 minutes ago The festive season was marked by dramatic scenes of tens of thousands of people amassing at border posts between South Africa and its neighbours... 

Why community participation in schooling is struggling in Nigeria: a view from the ground

Why community participation in schooling is struggling in Nigeria: a view from the ground

20th January 2021 Nigeria has more out-of-school children than any other country in the world. Around 10.5 million children between the ages of 5 and 14 are not in... 

US Capitol Breach Was a Shot Heard Round the World

US Capitol Breach Was a Shot Heard Round the World

20th January 2021 In this Council of Councils global perspectives roundup, members of five leading think tanks reflect on the impact of the January 6 insurrection at... 

Msunduzi Local Municipality needs a developmental approach service delivery challenges

Msunduzi Local Municipality needs a developmental approach service delivery challenges

19th January 2021 The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of... 

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A Wealth Tax for South Africa

A Wealth Tax for South Africa

20th January 2021 Researchers from the Southern Centre for Inequality Studies (SCIS) at Wits University, the Université Catholique de Louvain and the World... 

 The Global Risks Report 2021

The Global Risks Report 2021

20th January 2021 In partnership with Marsh McLennan, SK Group and Zurich Insurance Group The 16th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report analyses... 

The African Statistical Yearbook 2020

The African Statistical Yearbook 2020

19th January 2021 The Yearbook series is a result of joint efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data collection mechanism of... 

Capacity building in Africa for agricultural and rural statistics - Status update - December 2020

Capacity building in Africa for agricultural and rural statistics - Status update - December 2020

19th January 2021 Activities of the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics through the implementation of the Action Plan for Africa for... 

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Corruption Watch seeks clarity on anti-corruption vaccine procurement measures

Corruption Watch seeks clarity on anti-corruption vaccine procurement measures

Updated 37 minutes ago In an exchange of letters with National Treasury (NT), Corruption Watch (CW) has raised its concerns about the threat of corruption risks in the... 

#CutTheFat: ActionSA Launches Campaign Against Raising Taxes to Fund the COVID-19 Vaccine

#CutTheFat: ActionSA Launches Campaign Against Raising Taxes to Fund the COVID-19 Vaccine

Updated 1 hour 10 minutes ago It is now official that our government is considering raising further taxes to fund the procurement and rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. In... 

MEC Hlophe spends millions on virtual events yet fails to deliver Covid-19 relief funding to Gauteng athletes and artists

Updated 1 hour 11 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng notes with great concern that the Gauteng athletes and artists who applied for financial assistance from... 

Further work stoppages at Kopanong hospital Covid-19 wards

Further work stoppages at Kopanong hospital Covid-19 wards

Updated 1 hour 14 minutes ago Gauteng Premier David Makhura promised last year that there would be 300 extra beds at the Kopanong Hospital in Vereeniging to assist with the... 

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Webber Wentzel's Pan-African offering triumphs at Chambers Africa 2021 Awards

Webber Wentzel's Pan-African offering triumphs at Chambers Africa 2021 Awards

19th January 2021 Webber Wentzel was recognised as South Africa Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Africa Awards 2021. To quote the Chambers adjudicating panel:... 

Baker McKenzie Advises Implats on Hydrogen Energy Fund Investment

Baker McKenzie Advises Implats on Hydrogen Energy Fund Investment

19th January 2021 A team from Baker McKenzie advised Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) on its investment into the AP Ventures Fund II, which focuses on... 

South Africa’s eroding income tax base: What does this mean for SARS?

South Africa’s eroding income tax base: What does this mean for SARS?

19th January 2021 Over the course of lockdown, pundits have shared some harrowing statistics regarding the increase in unemployment in South Africa. In general, our... 

Bombshell for Restaurant and Related Industries

Bombshell for Restaurant and Related Industries

18th January 2021 In the wake of the devastation caused by Covid-19, fast food outlets, restaurants and caterers across the country are being dealt yet another blow.... 

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