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SA inflation climbs to highest rate since 2017  

By: News24Wire      Updated 2 hours 14 minutes ago South Africa's annual consumer price inflation hit 5.9% in December 2021 - the highest annual rate since March 2017, when it increased by 6.1%. The... 

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Aarto still enforced until court judgment – Roads Agency 

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 3 hours ago The Road Traffic Infringement Agency informed road users on Wednesday that the provisions under the Administrative Adjudication of the Road Traffic... 

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SARB to hike rates by 25 bps to 4% on January 27 

By: Reuters     19th January 2022 South Africa's Reserve Bank (SARB) will raise interest rates to 4% on January 27 as it continues its hiking cycle amid a pick up in consumer price... 

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How Covid is affecting school attendance in South Africa: piecing together the puzzle

Updated 7 hours ago Estimating how many learners have dropped out of school as a consequence of the Covid pandemic is an issue governments across the globe are trying... 

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Lindiwe Sisulu: trading on a famous South African surname has its limits

Updated 7 hours ago The world, for the most part, is organised on dynastic principles. Part of the rationale of capitalism is that wealth, and all that comes with it,... 

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Making Zondo’s findings count is not government’s job alone

Updated 7 hours ago South Africa’s Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture, corruption and fraud handed the first of its three-part report to President Cyril... 

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Airline tie-up for Kenya and South Africa: possible rewards, and risks

18th January 2022 Africa has 357 airlines, the top 10 of which carried more than 60% of traffic. This reflects the fact that many airlines on the continent are very... 

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The Natural Gas Value Chain: Potential for National Economies

The Natural Gas Value Chain: Potential for National Economies

Updated 7 hours ago This report contains an analysis of gas sector value chains and downstream policy tradeoffs. It is intended to enhance the capacity of regional... 

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Updated 7 hours ago Global climate action is gaining momentum, with governments and businesses setting targets unthinkable even three to four years ago. An... 

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Legal action against government to lift state of disaster

Updated 1 hour 6 minutes ago Solidarity and the Solidarity Support Centre for Schools (SCS) today issued a warning to the Minister of Cooperative Governance to lift the state... 

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DA calls on KZN Education MEC to deal with urgent issues as 2022 academic year begins without all learners present

Updated 1 hour 59 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance today conducted oversight inspections at a number of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) schools ahead of the 2022 academic year. While... 

DA to approach High Court to order schools to open fully

Updated 2 hours 49 minutes ago The DA is compiling papers to bring an urgent interdict to direct schools to open fully. Government’s 1m distance policy for schools means that... 

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Exorbitant electricity tariff increase request a consequence of a moribund Eskom monopoly

Updated 3 hours ago Eskom’s exorbitant 20.5% tariff increase request confirms that the entity’s tariff determination model is heavily biased towards rewarding Eskom’s... 

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Private equity opportunities open up post-pandemic

Updated 3 hours ago While the Covid-19 pandemic has had a clear impact on some of the private equity firms’ fundraising timelines and targets, this was partly offset... 

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ENSafrica’s Michael Katz awarded Chambers Africa Lifetime Achievement Award

18th January 2022 ENSafrica’s Michael Katz has been awarded the Chambers Lifetime Achievement Award. ENSafrica is delighted to announce that the Chairman of the... 

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Employers and employees cautioned against false termination information

17th January 2022 In a recent judgement, the Labour Court found that misrepresentation of facts in a UI-19 form is a criminal offence under the Unemployment... 

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Bowmans shines at the Chambers Africa Awards

14th January 2022 Leading African law firm Bowmans has been recognised at the Chambers Africa Awards ceremony held yesterday (13 January). The firm’s Kenyan practice... 

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