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Employment stimulus programme to provide almost R1bn in youth funding – Ramaphosa

By: Thabi Madiba     18th October 2021 South Africa cannot afford endless delays in addressing unemployment, said President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday as he sought to assure citizens that... 

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Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine not approved – SAHPRA

By: Thabi Madiba     18th October 2021 The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) said on Monday it would not approve Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine at this... 

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'Catastrophic' fuel price hike on the cards, AA warns

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago A "catastrophic" fuel price hike is on the cards for November, the Automobile Association (AA) has warned. Based on its calculations, R20 per litre... 

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COP26: Africa’s challenges must steer the climate change conference

18th October 2021 The 26th session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties, popularly known as COP26, is happening at... 

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Municipalities can play a key role in South Africa’s economic development. Here’s how

18th October 2021 Local economic development and better municipal service delivery are vital if South Africa wants to broaden economic participation and reverse its... 

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How Johannesburg’s suburban elites maintain apartheid inequities

18th October 2021 Days before his death in July, the African National Congress (ANC) mayor of Johannesburg, Geoff Makhubo, wrote an article responding to critics of... 

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Child miners: the dark side of the DRC’s coltan wealth

18th October 2021 Coltan is one of the world’s most vital minerals, and 60% of reserves globally are found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Kivu... 

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 Financing the Transition to a Net-Zero Future

Financing the Transition to a Net-Zero Future

14th October 2021 Produced in collaboration with Oliver Wyman, this report argues that to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and achieve a net-zero future, a multifold... 

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Convergence, Development, and Energy-Intensive Infrastructure: Getting Africa to High-Income Status

14th October 2021 The structural changes in an economy that accompany its growth to high-income status have been predictable in Europe, the United States, and Asia,... 

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The Roots of Policy Incoherence: Domestic Policy, Global Public Goods, and International Development

14th October 2021 Governments make policy to affect three domains: domestic outcomes; outcomes in foreign countries; and shared global challenges. These policy... 

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Are We Entering a New Age of Pandemics?

14th October 2021 The first age of pandemics followed in the wake of farming, cities and trade, because infections leverage proximity and numbers to survive and... 

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Sakeliga announces R5m pilot project for commercial arbitration in Pretoria

Updated 5 hours ago The business organisation Sakeliga will tomorrow announce a pilot project with more than R5 million in pro deo* (free) arbitration services for... 

NUM concludes a two-year wage agreement with Village Main Reef

Updated 6 hours ago The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the two other recognised trade unions Solidarity and UASA once again signed a two-year wage agreement... 

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Urgent intervention at Beitbridge needed

Updated 6 hours ago The DA calls on the Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, to engage with his Zimbabwean counterpart as a matter of urgency following... 

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R20 million ghost police station in Giyani Municipality shows disregard for rural safety

Updated 7 hours ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) challenges Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, to outline his plan to officially open the Muyexe Police Station which has... 

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PAIA Guide published by the Information Regulator on 12 October 2021

18th October 2021 An updated PAIA Guide has been published which provides easy-to-understand direction on how to obtain various items of information from an... 

The murky depths of regulatory uncertainty

14th October 2021 Canada claims that the environment it has created for its minerals sector is the world’s most competitive minerals sector and very attractive for... 

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New global tax rules will help address imbalances in tax revenue in Africa

14th October 2021 One hundred and thirty six of the 140 members of the OECD G20 Inclusive Framework, including South Africa, have agreed on a new set of global tax... 

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Maximise your billable hours with this legal first for SA

13th October 2021 Time is money in the legal profession and there are better things to do with one’s precious working hours than endlessly proofreading documents and... 

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