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Devastating indictment sets out how Vincent Smith's opposition to Bosasa in Parliament waned 

By: News24Wire      1st October 2020 In failing to declare payments and gifts received from Bosasa, former African National Congress MP Vincent Smith robbed Parliament of its ability... 

Devastating indictment sets out how Vincent Smith's opposition to Bosasa in Parliament waned
National Prosecuting Authority's Investigating Directorate advocate Hermione Cronje
South Africa ends foreign travel ban, but airports deserted amid selective curbs

South Africa ends foreign travel ban, but airports deserted amid selective curbs 

By: Reuters     1st October 2020 Traffic through South Africa's main airport was minimal on Thursday despite international flights resuming after a six-month ban, with last-minute... 

Hardly any schools being closed and reopened – Motshekga on decline in Covid-19 cases at schools

Hardly any schools being closed and reopened – Motshekga on decline in Covid-19 cases at schools 

By: News24Wire      1st October 2020 The Department of Basic Education has said it has seen a significant decline in Covid-19 cases at schools, hence hardly any schools have been... 

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Transition sweet spot

Transition sweet spot

Updated 1 hour 10 minutes ago There will naturally be some cynicism over BP’s strategy overhaul, designed to transition the oil major into an integrated energy company that is... 

Energy: what has changed

Energy: what has changed

1st October 2020 A mountain of debt and load-shedding. These are the two things at Eskom that concern South Africans’ most. In March we wrote about energy and Eskom... 

The Covid-19 crisis has amplified spatial inequalities

The Covid-19 crisis has amplified spatial inequalities

1st October 2020 The economic and social crisis induced by Covid-19 is unfolding in different ways across the country. New evidence from the NIDS-CRAM survey... 

 Is BRICS past its sell-by date?

Is BRICS past its sell-by date?

1st October 2020 The demise of the BRICS based on its apparent incoherence has long been predicted by pundits. But as Mark Twain observed about reports of his death... 

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 Systemic Police Brutality and Its Costs in the United States

Systemic Police Brutality and Its Costs in the United States

1st October 2020 On the evening of June 4, 2020, about 300 people marched peacefully through Mott Haven, a low-income neighborhood in New York City’s South Bronx,... 

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2020

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2020

1st October 2020 Renewable energy technologies create jobs and up and down the supply chain and can spur broad and sustainable social and economic development.... 

 5G Outlook Series: Transforming Essential Services for Economic Recovery in the Great Reset

5G Outlook Series: Transforming Essential Services for Economic Recovery in the Great Reset

1st October 2020 The global health pandemic and the severe recession that many countries face have brought into focus a number of important challenges as... 

Developing a New Economic Blueprint for South Africa – Lessons from South Korea

Developing a New Economic Blueprint for South Africa – Lessons from South Korea

30th September 2020 The Inclusive Society Institute is developing a new growth-centred economic blueprint for South Africa. The project comprises a number of phases,... 

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Announcement of release of state land for land reform purposes

Announcement of release of state land for land reform purposes

1st October 2020 Agri SA welcomed the announcement by Minister Thoko Didiza that 700 000 ha of state land will be made available for agricultural purposes. The... 

Bring an end to brutal killings of women accused of witchcraft

Bring an end to brutal killings of women accused of witchcraft

1st October 2020 The SANAC Traditional Health Practitioners (THP) Sector urges government and stakeholders to take immediate steps in creating and supporting... 

SACP welcomes arrest of corruption suspects

SACP welcomes arrest of corruption suspects

1st October 2020 The South African Communist Party (SACP) welcomes the arrest of several alleged suspects of corruption by the Directorate for Priority Crime... 

NEHAWU Supports The Upcoming COSATU Socio-Economic Strike

NEHAWU Supports The Upcoming COSATU Socio-Economic Strike

1st October 2020 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] supports the upcoming socio-economic strike of our federation, the Congress of... 

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Clyde & Co expands East Africa presence with Kenya association

Clyde & Co expands East Africa presence with Kenya association

1st October 2020 Global law firm Clyde & Co is pleased to announce the opening of an associated office in Nairobi, Kenya. Clyde & Co's association with Kenyan firm... 

 Irrigation water users granted time extension to install water measuring devices

Irrigation water users granted time extension to install water measuring devices

30th September 2020 On 18 September 2020, the Acting Director General of the Department of Human Settlements Water and Sanitation gazetted a notice extending the... 

 New Alien and Invasive Species Regime Introduced

New Alien and Invasive Species Regime Introduced

30th September 2020 On 25 September 2020, the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, gazetted a new set of Alien and Invasive Species Regulations (New... 

Certain limitations applicable to protection orders

Certain limitations applicable to protection orders

30th September 2020 There are certain limitations to what protection, protection orders can offer. Some abuse the process to cause frustration in a particular area of... 

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