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Women played pivotal role in country’s Covid-19 response – Ramaphosa 

By: Thabi Madiba     8th March 2021 As the world observes International Women’s Day on Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa has acknowledged the role of women in the country’s response... 

Women played pivotal role in country’s Covid-19 response – Ramaphosa
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Mbalula's comments indicate the ANC is far from united in bid to oust Public Protector

Mbalula's comments indicate the ANC is far from united in bid to oust Public Protector 

By: News24Wire      8th March 2021 The African National Congress looks set for a massive internal debate on whether it will support the impeachment of Public Protector Busisiwe... 

NSFAS still faces funding shortfall, cannot yet accommodate first-time university students

NSFAS still faces funding shortfall, cannot yet accommodate first-time university students 

By: Simone Liedtke     8th March 2021 The National Student Financial Aid Scheme is facing a shortfall on its funding for this year and it has, therefore, been unable to confirm funding... 

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Economic reform (Part One): The Indian model shows a way out of South Africa’s multiple crises

Economic reform (Part One): The Indian model shows a way out of South Africa’s multiple crises

8th March 2021 South Africa today faces a complex series of crises — fiscal, economic, employment, governance, and the impact of lockdowns and Covid-19. The... 

 Using digital tools against financial crime and corruption

Using digital tools against financial crime and corruption

8th March 2021 In 2020 South Africans called for a year of ‘orange overalls’ in the hope that those accused of grand corruption such as state capture and... 

Zimbabwe Shows Potential to Lead e-Mobility Transition

Zimbabwe Shows Potential to Lead e-Mobility Transition

8th March 2021 The adverse effects of the climate emergency mean that it is critical for the world to accelerate the transition to low carbon technologies to... 

We are Offline

We are Offline

5th March 2021 Award-winning columnist, Bhekisisa Mncube, tells President Cyril Ramaphosa: ‘The entire state machinery is broken — fire the lot.’ Mr President, I... 

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Women, Business and the Law 2021

Women, Business and the Law 2021

5th March 2021 Women, Business and the Law 2021 is the seventh in a series of annual studies measuring the laws and regulations that affect women’s economic... 

Prospects for aid at times of crisis

Prospects for aid at times of crisis

5th March 2021 The depth of the global economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic is placing enormous pressure on government budgets. Globally, the... 

More Problems More Money? Does China Lend More to African Countries with Higher Credit Risk Levels?

More Problems More Money? Does China Lend More to African Countries with Higher Credit Risk Levels?

4th March 2021 Over the past decade, China has provided billions of dollars in concessional and non-concessional finance to countries around the world. In light... 

Can COVID-19 Induce Governments to Implement Tax Reforms in Developing Countries?

Can COVID-19 Induce Governments to Implement Tax Reforms in Developing Countries?

4th March 2021 We estimate that the short to medium-term fiscal impact of previous pandemics has been significant in 170 countries (including low-income... 

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Statements

Human Settlement committed to women empowerment – Lindiwe Sisulu

Human Settlement committed to women empowerment – Lindiwe Sisulu

8th March 2021 The Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu has welcomed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU signed between the Social... 

SAHRC Recognises the Importance of International Women’s Day in Advancing the Right to Equality Everywhere

SAHRC Recognises the Importance of International Women’s Day in Advancing the Right to Equality Everywhere

8th March 2021 Today, the 8th March 2021, marks International Women’s Day, globally. The United Nations celebrated International Women's Day for the first time in... 

Government on the passing of Peter Matlare

8th March 2021 Government sends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr.Peter Matlare, who passed away yesterday due to COVID-19-related... 

Lack of action by Dr Dolittle on Immigration and porous borders results in another humanitarian crisis

Lack of action by Dr Dolittle on Immigration and porous borders results in another humanitarian crisis

8th March 2021 Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, must put down his popcorn, get off his couch and provide leadership to secure our borders and take... 

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Press Offices

New Export Tax on Chrome Ore Intended to Resurrect the Ferrochrome Industry, but challenges prevail

New Export Tax on Chrome Ore Intended to Resurrect the Ferrochrome Industry, but challenges prevail

8th March 2021 The South African Government recently approved a tax on South Africa’s exported chrome, although the tax percentage and further details are still... 

Incentivizing Strategic Development: moving one step closer, or two steps back?

Incentivizing Strategic Development: moving one step closer, or two steps back?

8th March 2021 Recent moves to incentivize renewable energy development in designated areas are welcome, but a new requirement has been introduced which may prove... 

Understanding Tax emigration if you leave South Africa

Understanding Tax emigration if you leave South Africa

8th March 2021 If you are in the process of leaving South Africa, ensure you know the ins and outs of tax emigration and how to proceed, William Louw,... 

Adjusted Alert Level 1 – What’s Changed?

Adjusted Alert Level 1 – What’s Changed?

5th March 2021 On 28 February 2021, the Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs issued Regulations in terms of section 27(2) of the Disaster... 

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