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Vaccination 'passport' not introduced to punish S Africans – Health Minister 

By: Sane Dhlamini     17th September 2021 Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla stressed on Friday that the vaccination certificate touted by government is not being introduced to punish South... 

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ConCourt rejects Zuma's bid to overturn jail sentence 

By: Reuters     17th September 2021 South Africa's top court ruled on Friday that former president Jacob Zuma had failed in his bid to have his 15-month jail sentence for failing to... 

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Home Affairs urges collection of IDs over the weekend ahead of local elections 

By: Sane Dhlamini     17th September 2021 Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has expressed concern about the number of uncollected identity (ID) documents at Home Affairs branches as... 

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South Africa’s troubled power utility is being reset: CEO sets out how

17th September 2021 Eskom, South Africa’s state-owned power utility, is facing a litany of challenges. The Conversation Africa asked Professor Anton Eberhard, director... 

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Planetary alignment?

17th September 2021 Mining personality Bernard Swanepoel’s disarming sense of humour enables him to speak many a true word in jest without triggering offence. But he... 

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Shadow states are the biggest threat to democracy in Africa: fresh reports detail how

16th September 2021 The capture of democratic political systems by private power networks is arguably the greatest threat to civil liberties and inclusive development... 

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South Africa’s labour market trends from 2009 to 2019: a lost decade?

16th September 2021 Unemployment remains one of South Africa’s most pressing economic and social challenges. Over the past two decades it has also proved to be one of... 

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 Implementing school food and nutrition policies: a review of contextual factors

Implementing school food and nutrition policies: a review of contextual factors

17th September 2021 Schools play an important role in promoting healthy diets and good nutrition and can create an enabling environment for children. However, the... 

Trade and Development Report 2021

Trade and Development Report 2021

17th September 2021 Trade and Development Report 2021. From recovery to resilience: the development dimension. 

WTO Annual Report 2021

WTO Annual Report 2021

17th September 2021 The 2021 Annual Report provides a comprehensive account of the WTO's activities in 2020 and early 2021. The Report opens with a message from WTO... 

 Forests, Food Systems, and Livelihoods: Trends, Forecasts, and Solutions to Reframe Approaches to Protecting Forests

Forests, Food Systems, and Livelihoods: Trends, Forecasts, and Solutions to Reframe Approaches to Protecting Forests

17th September 2021 This report, produced by the Tropical Forest Alliance, tracks the relationship between the rising demand for food and agricultural products and... 

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DA stands ready for our biggest Registration Weekend effort ever

17th September 2021 The DA is ready for Voter Registration Weekend. Our party is prepared, our structures are energised and across South Africa we stand ready to help... 

DA lays assault charges against ANC councillor after he allegedly attacks a female staff member

17th September 2021 The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has laid charges of assault against eThekwini ANC councillor, Sfiso Mngadi, after he allegedly assaulted... 

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Medical equipment supplier fined R50 000 for alleged cartel conduct

17th September 2021 A Western Cape medical equipment supplier has been fined R50 000 for allegedly colluding on a provincial Health Department tender and has been... 

Illegal Zamamphilo gold mining camp can result in Johannesburg’s own Chernobyl

17th September 2021 The Zamamphilo gold mining camp in Ward 68 of Riverlea poses a serious risk to residents both of the camp and surrounding areas such as Horseshoe.... 

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IFLR names Bowmans ‘National Law Firm of the Year’ in two African jurisdictions

16th September 2021 Leading African law firm, Bowmans, received three awards at the online IFLR Africa Awards ceremony held earlier today (9 September). These include... 

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Who Will Watch the Watchers?

15th September 2021 Employers and employees rely on employment tribunal commissioners to discern between appropriate and inappropriate conduct, and to remedy the... 

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AI in the retail sector: the South African conundrum

14th September 2021 Artificial intelligence is being successfully deployed in the global retail sector, but it needs to be used carefully in the South African context,... 

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Artificial Intelligence and regulating the unknown: lessons from the EU and UK

13th September 2021 Recent developments in the UK and EU on regulating artificial intelligence may help to provide guidelines for South African lawmakers in drawing up... 

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