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Outcry from opposition after SA's Mboweni signals part of IMF loan could pay wages 

By: African News Agency      23rd October 2020 South Africa’s official opposition Democratic Alliance party on Friday condemned Finance Minister Tito Mboweni after he did not rule out the... 

Outcry from opposition after SA's Mboweni signals part of IMF loan could pay wages
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Hawks arrest JB Marks mayor and director for fraud and theft involving R5m

Hawks arrest JB Marks mayor and director for fraud and theft involving R5m 

By: News24Wire      23rd October 2020 The Hawks have arrested more senior government officials who are allegedly linked to fraudulent activities. In the North West on Friday, the... 

Ramaphosa passes the Civil Union Amendment Bill into law

Ramaphosa passes the Civil Union Amendment Bill into law 

By: News24Wire      23rd October 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa has passed into law the Civil Union Amendment Bill, which prevents marriage officers from refusing to conduct same-sex... 

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Peace in Sudan: patience is required for the long road ahead

Peace in Sudan: patience is required for the long road ahead

23rd October 2020 “End the wars” and “peace in our land” were the rallying cries for the protests that ultimately ousted Sudan’s long-ruling strongman Omar al-Bashir... 

Whistle-blowers in South Africa are treated as pariahs in spite of their moral courage

Whistle-blowers in South Africa are treated as pariahs in spite of their moral courage

23rd October 2020 Recent reports of the looting of relief funds meant for managing the COVID-19 pandemic have once again shone the spotlight on the abuse of power in... 

 Can South Africa rejuvenate an ageing United Nations?

Can South Africa rejuvenate an ageing United Nations?

23rd October 2020 COVID-19 has shown that countries across the world need to work together to tackle global problems. United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António... 

Thriving sustainably

Thriving sustainably

23rd October 2020 In his powerful new documentary ‘A Life On Our Planet’, veteran natural history broadcaster Sir David Attenborough offers an authoritative yet... 

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 Strengthening the health system response to violence against women in Uganda

Strengthening the health system response to violence against women in Uganda

23rd October 2020 The case study describes the actions, successes, challenges and lessons learned over 5 years of concerted efforts undertaken by the Ministry of... 

Global Trade Update (October 2020)

Global Trade Update (October 2020)

23rd October 2020 Global trade recorded a 5% drop in the third quarter of 2020 compared to the same period the previous year, according UNCTAD’s new Global Trade... 

 The real common interest: The converging EU and North African migration agendas – where do people’s interests come in?

The real common interest: The converging EU and North African migration agendas – where do people’s interests come in?

23rd October 2020 For too long the EU’s migration policies have ignored the priorities of the countries it partners with for the sake of its own border security and... 

 Taxonomy for Segmentation of Autonomous Delivery Vehicles and Personal Delivery Devices

Taxonomy for Segmentation of Autonomous Delivery Vehicles and Personal Delivery Devices

23rd October 2020 Small ground-based delivery robots exist in a governance gap; they are not subject to motor vehicle regulations, despite making partial use of the... 

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ANC govt must act with urgency in future disasters

ANC govt must act with urgency in future disasters

23rd October 2020 The late response by the Office of the Premier, to the fires that ravaged parts of the Northern Cape last night, has raised serious concern about a... 

Statement By MEC for EDTEA Nomusa Dube-Ncube On The Occasion of Her Visit To Zululand As Part of Tourism Activation

Statement By MEC for EDTEA Nomusa Dube-Ncube On The Occasion of Her Visit To Zululand As Part of Tourism Activation

23rd October 2020 As we resuscitate our economy in line with the economic reconstruction and transformation plan, we do not want local communities to be left behind.... 

Suspended prison sentences for SAPS members

Suspended prison sentences for SAPS members

23rd October 2020 The two SAPS members found guilty on various charges including crimen injuria, defeating the ends of justice, perjury and assault, have been... 

DWS urges water users not to panic as Gauteng faces no day zero

DWS urges water users not to panic as Gauteng faces no day zero

23rd October 2020 The Department of Water and Sanitation wishes to assure water users in Gauteng and the surrounding areas that the province is not facing an... 

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Press Offices

The longest yard – court hits back

The longest yard – court hits back

23rd October 2020 The High Court in Absa Bank Limited v Mare and Others was recently tasked with, inter alia, considering the proper service of a summons, and... 

Amendments to the Pension Funds Act proposed in the Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill

Amendments to the Pension Funds Act proposed in the Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill

22nd October 2020 The second draft of the Conduct of Financial Institutions (CoFI) Bill published on 29 September 2020 contains significant proposed amendments to... 

Mitigation and the South African carbon tax

Mitigation and the South African carbon tax

22nd October 2020 The very first period for filing of carbon tax returns opened on 1 October 2020, and will close on 29 October, at 15h00, after which penalties for... 

Serious jail-time on the cards for non-compliant taxpayers

Serious jail-time on the cards for non-compliant taxpayers

22nd October 2020 With Government’s draft response being released in the Parliamentary Debate on 13 October 2020, non-compliant taxpayers, be it intentionally or... 

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