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Department of Basic Education delays reopening of schools by two weeks 

By: Sane Dhlamini     15th January 2021 The Department of Basic Education and the National Coronavirus Command Council announced on Friday that the reopening of private and public schools... 

Department of Basic Education delays reopening of schools by two weeks
South African Breweries cancels R2.5bn investment after latest alcohol ban

South African Breweries cancels R2.5bn investment after latest alcohol ban 

By: Reuters     15th January 2021 South African Breweries, part of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has cancelled a further R2.5-billion rand of investment earmarked for 2021 following a third... 

Julius Malema's firearm discharge case postponed

Julius Malema's firearm discharge case postponed 

By: News24Wire      15th January 2021 The firearm discharge case of Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has been postponed. The State will decide on a date for the trial in... 

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No country is an island: collective approach to COVID-19 vaccines is the only way to go

No country is an island: collective approach to COVID-19 vaccines is the only way to go

15th January 2021 As countries across the world begin to purchase and roll out COVID-19 vaccines, a key question is how far the vaccine is from reaching Africa and... 

 African cities must prepare for climate migration

African cities must prepare for climate migration

15th January 2021 African climate-linked migration tends to be dominated by European narratives. In reality, most of these migrants move within their own countries... 

Good news amid  the bad

Good news amid the bad

15th January 2021 The prognosis for stable electricity supply remains precarious and has deteriorated following the unplanned early shutdown of Unit 1 at the Koeberg... 

Bobi Wine has shaken up Ugandan politics: four things worth knowing about him

Bobi Wine has shaken up Ugandan politics: four things worth knowing about him

14th January 2021 Regardless of how Ugandans decide to vote in the January 14 presidential elections, the incumbent Yoweri Museveni will most likely be declared the... 

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14th January 2021 In Collaboration with McKinsey & Company Forging Ahead: A materials roadmap for the zero-carbon car 

 Raising Ambitions: A new roadmap for the automotive circular economy

Raising Ambitions: A new roadmap for the automotive circular economy

14th January 2021 In Collaboration with Accenture Strategy Raising Ambitions: A new roadmap for the automotive circular economy A meaningful transition to the... 

 Data Excellence: Transforming manufacturing and supply systems

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14th January 2021 Manufacturing industries are on the verge of a data-driven revolution. In the near future, manufacturing companies will collaborate in... 

Valuing Climate Liability

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14th January 2021 This year, five years after the Paris Agreement, countries will come together and look ahead to reducing their carbon emissions. While the focus on... 

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KwaZulu-Natal reports on state of marking centres

KwaZulu-Natal reports on state of marking centres

15th January 2021 The KwaZulu Natal Executive Council held a special sitting yesterday to consider a report on the state of marking centres in the province. The... 

Pan South African Language Board on the passing of its Chief Executive Officer, Dr Bongumenzi Emmanuel Mpungose

15th January 2021 The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) is deeply saddened at the passing of its Chief Executive Officer, Dr Bongumenzi Emmanuel Mpungose.... 

DA sends condolences after the passing of former UKhozi FM station manager

DA sends condolences after the passing of former UKhozi FM station manager

15th January 2021 The DA is saddened by the news of the passing of the legendary broadcaster and later station manager for UKhozi FM Welcome Bhodloza Nzimande.... 

Cofesa calls for R500 000 relief grants to rescue companies

Cofesa calls for R500 000 relief grants to rescue companies

15th January 2021 We support DA’s calls to release the funds meant as Covid-19 relief for companies and calls for grants of  R500 000 to rescue struggling tax paying... 

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November’s free LexisNexis Case Law Index is now out – sign up here

November’s free LexisNexis Case Law Index is now out – sign up here

15th January 2021 The November index of the free, online LexisNexis Case Law repository is now available bringing you up to speed on some interesting precedent... 

COVID-19: An Accelerant for Inclusion in the Workplace

COVID-19: An Accelerant for Inclusion in the Workplace

15th January 2021 As we embrace a new way of working, considering the perspectives and circumstances of your entire workforce – including people who might otherwise... 

Global law firm Baker McKenzie appoints new Director of Africa Operations

Global law firm Baker McKenzie appoints new Director of Africa Operations

15th January 2021 Global law firm Baker McKenzie has announced the appointment of Bruce Schubach as the Firm’s Director of Africa Operations, effective 1 January... 

The High Court Limits Diesel Refund Claims for Mining Activities

The High Court Limits Diesel Refund Claims for Mining Activities

15th January 2021 The recent High Court judgment Graspan Colliery v The Commissioner for the South African Revenue Services (8420/18) [2020] could have significant... 

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