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ANC activists back Magashule’s suspension 

By: Sane Dhlamini     7th May 2021 A group of ANC activists, known as the Strategic Dialogue Group, on Friday gave its support to the recent decision taken by the African National... 

ANC activists back Magashule’s suspension
Strategic Dialogue Group member Dr Billy Ramokgopa
'We'll finally resolve District Six matter' – Ramaphosa at Ramadan gathering in Cape Town

'We'll finally resolve District Six matter' – Ramaphosa at Ramadan gathering in Cape Town 

By: News24Wire      7th May 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa made a commitment during a Ramadan event in Cape Town that the government would "finally resolve the District Six... 

Public Protector's budget cuts will impact quality and speed of investigations

Public Protector's budget cuts will impact quality and speed of investigations 

By: News24Wire      7th May 2021 The Office of the Public Protector, one of the entities mandated with what Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane calls the "mammoth task of rooting... 

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 Charting the course to a better future for DRC

Charting the course to a better future for DRC

7th May 2021 The Congolese population is impatient for change. The lack of visionary and accountable leadership has made the country a classic case of the... 

 Anti-MONUSCO protests send a clear message to Tshisekedi

Anti-MONUSCO protests send a clear message to Tshisekedi

7th May 2021 On 23 April, around 100 women protested in Beni, in north eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), calling on the United Nations... 

Independent candidates can reignite youth participation

Independent candidates can reignite youth participation

7th May 2021 The month of April marked 27 years since South Africa's first democratic national elections on 27 April 1994. This was the genesis of the country's... 

As Twitter opts for Ghana office, Nigeria’s top political parties cast the blame. But did they get it right?

As Twitter opts for Ghana office, Nigeria’s top political parties cast the blame. But did they get it right?

7th May 2021 Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s decision to base his company’s Africa headquarters in Ghana continues to be debated in Nigeria. Twitter said it was... 

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Refugees, Migrants and Displaced Persons

Refugees, Migrants and Displaced Persons

7th May 2021 Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi confirmed in a press conference that South Africa had no refugee camps and that this was in line with the... 

Environment Digest - Powerships

Environment Digest - Powerships

7th May 2021 South Africa anticipates a huge shortfall in electricity supply in the immediate future, increasing the threat of continued load-shedding, among... 

 Digital Assets, Distributed Ledger Technology, and the Future of Capital Markets

Digital Assets, Distributed Ledger Technology, and the Future of Capital Markets

7th May 2021 This report highlights the results of a series of virtual global workshops and expert interviews held with financial services and technology... 

Seven ways the Global Stocktake can strengthen the post-2020 climate finance agenda

Seven ways the Global Stocktake can strengthen the post-2020 climate finance agenda

7th May 2021 The Global Stocktake (GST) process has the potential to provide the depth that has been missing in the United Nations Framework Convention on... 

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Statements

SAFTU supports DEMAWUSA strike at Metrobus

SAFTU supports DEMAWUSA strike at Metrobus

7th May 2021 The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) supports the striking Johannesburg Metrobus workers belonging to one of our affiliates, the... 

COSATU Gauteng statement on Minister Fikile Mbalula’s planned announcement of the solution to the e-toll impasse

COSATU Gauteng statement on Minister Fikile Mbalula’s planned announcement of the solution to the e-toll impasse

7th May 2021 The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Gauteng has noted the announcement by the Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula that a resolution to... 

Defend the right to organise! Defend the right to dissent! Stop the harassment and unlawful arrests of Activists! Free Abahlali activists!

Defend the right to organise! Defend the right to dissent! Stop the harassment and unlawful arrests of Activists! Free Abahlali activists!

7th May 2021 The Right2Know campaign strongly condemns the unwarranted and seemingly politically motivated arrests of Abahlali Basemjondolo’s Deputy President... 

Ingula Nature Reserve has been added to the Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance List

Ingula Nature Reserve has been added to the Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance List

7th May 2021 Friday, 07 May 2021: This week the Ingula Nature Reserve was included in the International Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International... 

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Press Offices

Cryptocurrencies: Are you aware of the tax implications?

Cryptocurrencies: Are you aware of the tax implications?

7th May 2021 Along with the rest of the world, South Africans have shown an appetite for cryptocurrencies. While the size of the market remains unclear,... 

Employer liable to pay a portion of R3.9-million awarded for sexual assault in the workplace

Employer liable to pay a portion of R3.9-million awarded for sexual assault in the workplace

7th May 2021 A recent High Court judgment upholds the potential consequences for an employer that does not provide a safe working environment for employees,... 

Brand owners, manufactures, importers, retailers BEWARE!

Brand owners, manufactures, importers, retailers BEWARE!

7th May 2021 On 5 May 2021 the Regulations Regarding Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR Regs) came into force under the Waste Act.  On the same day, the... 

Hazardous chemical agents: new regulations gazetted

Hazardous chemical agents: new regulations gazetted

6th May 2021 New regulations on hazardous chemicals have been published. They replace the previous regulations of 1995, and contain new definitions and... 

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