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Phalatse heads to court to overturn election of new Joburg mayor

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 1 hour 23 minutes ago Axed City of Johannesburg mayor Mpho Phalatse will approach the Gauteng High Court to try and overturn what she calls an unlawful council meeting,... 

Axed City of Johannesburg mayor Mpho Phalatse
Axed City of Johannesburg mayor Mpho Phalatse
Wind and solar

56 wind and solar projects bid into South Africa’s enlarged renewables round

By: Terence Creamer     Updated 53 minutes ago A total of 56 wind and solar projects have been submitted by prospective bidders under the sixth bid window (BW6) of South Africa’s Renewable... 

Poverty

UN goal to eliminate poverty, hunger and gender inequality won't be realised by 2030 - report

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 18 minutes ago Seven years ago, the world set an ambitious target to reach United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Halfway to that... 

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The Conversation

A basic income grant for South Africa: more money in poor people’s pockets, but at a heavy cost

Updated 3 hours ago Analyses of the implications of extending income support measures in South Africa, including a basic income grant, have focused on one of three... 

Raymond Suttner

We need to find an escape from “choiceless democracy”

3rd October 2022 I have an aversion to being a political spectator and have been involved in politics since my youth in the 1960s, first in the Progressive Party... 

Alan Hirsch

Migration policy in South Africa: How should we be thinking about it?

3rd October 2022 Is it possible to have a calm and sensible discussion about immigration policy? Maybe it helps when you start with a few facts—and that is where... 

The Conversation

Kenya’s new finance minister has good credentials but he can’t work miracles

3rd October 2022 President William Ruto has nominated Njuguna Ndung'u to head Kenya’s National Treasury. A Central Bank of Kenya governor for eight years between... 

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Trade and Development Report 2022

Updated 4 hours ago The Trade and Development Report 2022 warns that monetary and fiscal policy moves in advanced economies risk pushing the world towards global... 

World Economic Forum

Chief Economists Outlook: September 2022

30th September 2022 The September 2022 edition of the Chief Economists Outlook launches at a time of significant economic danger. Inflation has surged to levels not... 

International Renewable Energy Agency

Solar PV: A Gender Perspective

30th September 2022 Gender equality is not only an intrinsic human right and a core development objective, but also an instrument for development. It increases... 

Overseas Development Institute

Nexus: compendium. In search of nexus triple wins

30th September 2022 Achieving prosperity for all within planetary boundaries requires that governments take wide-ranging transformative action, but joining up policies... 

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The Transport industry celebrates its leading voice in private freight rail

Updated 35 minutes ago Mesela Nhlapo, Chief Executive Officer of the African Rail Industry Association (ARIA), a devoted patriot of the South African rail sector and its... 

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ActionSA will remedy effects of ANC CoJ Coup

Updated 1 hour 5 minutes ago The dust is yet to settle following an unlawful power-grab by the ANC. Now is a time when ActionSA in Johannesburg must regroup and continue to... 

Non-sitting of BCM finance committee curtails budget input

Non-sitting of BCM finance committee curtails budget input

Updated 1 hour 37 minutes ago The Buffalo City Municipality is in financial distress and is effectively working with an unfunded budget. The budget was passed by council a mere... 

Abandoned baby: KZN MEC must provide answers

Updated 1 hour 41 minutes ago The DA has called on KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Social Development MEC, Nonhlanhla Khoza, to provide answers after a three-month-old baby girl was... 

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Press Offices

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Quiet Quitting - What employers need to know

Updated 1 hour 24 minutes ago Quiet quitting is a new term that refers to an employee doing the bare minimum when it comes to their work responsibilities, which has the... 

Spoor & Fisher

The South Africa new Plant Breeders' Rights Act, and Draft Regulations published for Public Comment

3rd October 2022 The new South African Plant Breeders’ Rights Act No. 12 of 2018 (the new Act) was assented to on 27 March 2019 and published in the South African... 

Tax Consulting SA

SARS ups the ante on expatriates trying to cease their tax residency

3rd October 2022 SARS has started to make good on its promise in the 2020 Budget Review by enhancing their verification and audit processes to accurately review the... 

LLMC

Courts getting stricter on retrenchments

3rd October 2022 When presiding over unfair retrenchment cases our courts have started to look much more closely than before at: the circumstances of each case and... 

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