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DA goes to court to seek vaccine clarity 

By: Reuters     Updated 2 hours 16 minutes ago South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance on Wednesday announced court action to force President Cyril Ramaphosa's government to release... 

DA goes to court to seek vaccine clarity
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DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille
Govt launches R1.2bn Tourism Equity Fund

Govt launches R1.2bn Tourism Equity Fund  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     Updated 7 hours ago The Department of Tourism has launched the R1.2-billion Tourism Equity Fund (TEF), aimed at driving transformation in the tourism sector. The... 

South Africa approves AstraZeneca vaccine for emergency use

South Africa approves AstraZeneca vaccine for emergency use 

By: Reuters     Updated 2 hours 17 minutes ago South Africa has approved AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use and is reviewing applications by rival manufacturers, Johnson & Johnson... 

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Some legislatures have held governments to account during COVID-19. But not all

Some legislatures have held governments to account during COVID-19. But not all

Updated 7 hours ago The coronavirus pandemic has gone hand-in-hand with considerable democratic backsliding. According to a new study, democratic freedoms were... 

 Many strategies but little progress securing the Sahel

Many strategies but little progress securing the Sahel

Updated 7 hours ago Since it started nine years ago, the Sahel security crisis has claimed tens of thousands of lives, forcibly displaced millions, and triggered... 

Ousted Nairobi governor wrong to say Kenya president has borrowed ‘over KSh8 trillion in eight years’

Ousted Nairobi governor wrong to say Kenya president has borrowed ‘over KSh8 trillion in eight years’

Updated 7 hours ago Ousted Nairobi governor Mike Sonko took to social media in January 2021 to defend his record in office, giving a lengthy list of his supposed... 

Why the West is morally bound to offer reparations for slavery

Why the West is morally bound to offer reparations for slavery

26th January 2021 The 20th anniversary of the UN World Conference on Racism, held in Durban, South Africa, in 2001, will be celebrated this August. There was much... 

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The Inequality Virus: Bringing together a world torn apart by coronavirus through a fair, just and sustainable economy

The Inequality Virus: Bringing together a world torn apart by coronavirus through a fair, just and sustainable economy

26th January 2021 The coronavirus pandemic has the potential to lead to an increase in inequality in almost every country at once, the first time this has happened... 

 Building a Common Language for Skills at Work A Global Taxonomy

Building a Common Language for Skills at Work A Global Taxonomy

26th January 2021 Building a Common Language for Skills at Work: A Global Taxonomy provides a framework for aligning around a universal language for skills. It... 

Upskilling for Shared Prosperity

Upskilling for Shared Prosperity

26th January 2021 In Collaboration with PwC Upskilling for Shared Prosperity is a call to action. It makes the economic case for providing employees with learning... 

 Connecting Countries and Cities for Regional Value Chain Integration: Operationalizing the AfCFTA

Connecting Countries and Cities for Regional Value Chain Integration: Operationalizing the AfCFTA

26th January 2021 In collaboration with Deloitte On 1 January 2021, the African Union launched the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This Regional Action... 

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Court date set to contest the government’s vaccine strategy

Court date set to contest the government’s vaccine strategy

Updated 1 hour 19 minutes ago Solidarity and AfriForum will be in court on 2 March in its court case against the Minister of Health, Dr Mkhize, and the Minister of Cooperative... 

Minister Dlodlo Will Continue To Closely Observe The Proceedings of The State Capture Commission

Minister Dlodlo Will Continue To Closely Observe The Proceedings of The State Capture Commission

Updated 2 hours 15 minutes ago Following the testimony of the Acting Director General of State Security, Mr. Loyiso Jafta yesterday, 26 January 2021, the Minister of State... 

Parliament briefs media on 2021 State of the Nation Address

Parliament briefs media on 2021 State of the Nation Address

Updated 2 hours 23 minutes ago Introduction Good Day Ladies and Gentlemen of the media. 

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union in the Northern Cape is angered by the continued thuggery, arrogance and preferential treatment of Brigadier Basson

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union in the Northern Cape is angered by the continued thuggery, arrogance and preferential treatment of Brigadier Basson

Updated 2 hours 24 minutes ago We have learned with dismay and disappointment on the continued arrogance and lack of observing employers polices by the head of legal service... 

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The presumption of innocence – illustrated. Navigating through complex layers of legal data to provide legal answers

The presumption of innocence – illustrated. Navigating through complex layers of legal data to provide legal answers

27th January 2021 Any discussion about presumptions in law would be incomplete without mentioning the presumption of innocence.  It is a provision which enshrines... 

Relief for expats confirmed with promulgation of tax legislation

Relief for expats confirmed with promulgation of tax legislation

26th January 2021 South African expatriates have been kept in suspense regarding a proposed law change aimed at providing relief to those who could not leave the... 

Top 5 PAYE errors that could cost you dearly with SARS

Top 5 PAYE errors that could cost you dearly with SARS

26th January 2021 With Covid-19 burdening the economy and SARS seeking to increase its revenues however it can, organisations with misconceptions about how certain... 

2020 tax proposals signed into law – 10 key changes

2020 tax proposals signed into law – 10 key changes

25th January 2021 The President has given effect to the 2020 tax proposals by signing three tax Acts into law. On 15 January 2021, the President gave his assent to... 

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