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Ramaphosa warns of threat to livelihoods as Covid-19 cases surge 

By: Thabi Madiba     21st June 2021 In his weekly letter to the nation on Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa urged South Africans to take extra precautionary measures against the... 

Ramaphosa warns of threat to livelihoods as Covid-19 cases surge
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Coronavac application at advanced stage, no decision on Sinopharm, Moderna – SAHPRA

Coronavac application at advanced stage, no decision on Sinopharm, Moderna – SAHPRA  

By: Thabi Madiba     21st June 2021 The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority stressed on Monday that it could not approve any vaccines if an application is not submitted... 

Teachers urged to be present at schools for vaccine rollout drive

Teachers urged to be present at schools for vaccine rollout drive 

By: News24Wire      21st June 2021 The Department of Basic Education has urged teachers to be present at school as it prepares to begin its vaccine rollout on Wednesday. "Regular... 

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Small towns are collapsing across South Africa. How it’s starting to affect farming

Small towns are collapsing across South Africa. How it’s starting to affect farming

21st June 2021 Farming and agribusiness play a crucial role in sustaining the economies of small towns and rural areas. There is a lot of evidence of this in the... 

 Zimbabwe’s notorious youth service revived ahead of election season

Zimbabwe’s notorious youth service revived ahead of election season

21st June 2021 Zimbabwe’s infamous National Youth Service (NYS), dubbed the Border Gezi Youth Militia or Green Bombers, is set to be resuscitated ahead of the... 

Ramaphosa Moment: Seven Days in June

Ramaphosa Moment: Seven Days in June

18th June 2021 Brave decisions taken in stride deserve recognition, well done Mr President, writes our award-winning columnist Bhekisisa Mncube on energy... 

Kenneth Kaunda: the last giant of African nationalism and benign autocrat left a mixed legacy

Kenneth Kaunda: the last giant of African nationalism and benign autocrat left a mixed legacy

18th June 2021 Kenneth Kaunda, the former president of Zambia, who has died in hospital in the capital, Lusaka, at the age of 97, was the last of the giants of... 

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 Country Financing Roadmap for the SDGs: Ghana

Country Financing Roadmap for the SDGs: Ghana

18th June 2021 Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, Ghana had taken proactive measures to solidify its commitments to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals... 

Pathways towards quality primary education: improving completion and learning outcomes

Pathways towards quality primary education: improving completion and learning outcomes

18th June 2021 This paper explores pathways towards quality primary education by identifying and analysing strategies used in 38 countries that have made faster... 

Responding to COVID-19: UNICEF Annual Report 2020

Responding to COVID-19: UNICEF Annual Report 2020

18th June 2021 UNICEF’s 2020 Annual Report underscores how 2020 was a year like no other. School closures, increased vulnerability to abuse, mental health strains... 

Wood processing and trade of wood products in Africa

Wood processing and trade of wood products in Africa

15th June 2021 Although many African countries harbour very valuable forest resources, the continent still imports huge volumes of timber products amounting to... 

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Statements

ANC condemns violence and loss of lives associated with branch general meetings

ANC condemns violence and loss of lives associated with branch general meetings

Updated 7 hours ago The African National Congress (ANC) condemns in the strongest possible terms isolated reports of violence and loss of lives associated with some... 

The ANC Reintroduces the Principle of Custodianship

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 7 hours ago South Africans who believe in free market principles and property rights heaved a huge collective sigh of relief on 4 June when President Ramaphosa... 

Budget not enough to get NCape back to work

21st June 2021 With one in five jobs in the Northern Cape at risk and while 60% of SMMEs may close, the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the province is concerned that... 

Latest Western Cape water situation

21st June 2021 The Bulshoek Dam in the West Coast is the only dam that saw an  increase of over 5% while the Ernest Robertson Dam on the Gouritz River Catchment... 

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Press Offices

Vaccination Policies for the Workplace

Vaccination Policies for the Workplace

21st June 2021 The Department of Employment and Labour recently released an Amended Consolidated Direction on Occupational Health and Safety measures in certain... 

Information Regulator extends commencement date for POPIA prior authorisation

Information Regulator extends commencement date for POPIA prior authorisation

18th June 2021 The Information Regulator has extended the commencement date of the POPIA provision that requires organisations to obtain prior authorisation if... 

No IPOs in Africa in the first half of 2021, but global IPO Activity on Pace to Hit Historic Highs in 2021

No IPOs in Africa in the first half of 2021, but global IPO Activity on Pace to Hit Historic Highs in 2021

18th June 2021 There were no cross-border Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) on African exchanges in the first half of 2021 (H1 2021) according to new Baker McKenzie... 

PoPIA: Schools to face penalties for non-compliance

PoPIA: Schools to face penalties for non-compliance

18th June 2021 Schools and other tertiary institutions store and process more personal information than most other organisations, they are by far the most... 

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