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Scopa gives Ramaphosa 10 days to respond to claims that public money was used for ANC purposes  

By: News24Wire      28th January 2022 Parliament's finance watchdog the Standing Committee on Public Accounts has formally requested President Cyril Ramaphosa to respond to allegations... 

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Parliament fire: Four cops suspended despite malfunctioning camera infrastructure  

By: News24Wire      28th January 2022 Four police officers have been suspended in the wake of the fire that gutted the historic National Assembly building. On Friday, Lieutenant General... 

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Cape Town City Hall will become Parliament precinct 

By: Thabi Madiba     28th January 2022 City of Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis will on Monday officially hand over the Cape Town City Hall to Parliament’s Presiding Officers, National... 

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WHO head Tedros faces a challenge all humanitarians know well

28th January 2022 In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) appointed Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its director general. He’s the first African and the first... 

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Rule of law in South Africa protects even those who scorn it

28th January 2022 Yet another war of words is being waged in South Africa, ostensibly over the role of the courts in delivering the change envisaged in the... 

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South Africa’s future is tied to ANC leadership and election battles

28th January 2022 What does South Africa’s future hold? Can it move away from corruption and political infighting and on to a path of economic growth and stability?... 

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'Highest ever' unemployment rate? Fact-checking two claims from the ANC's 110th birthday party

28th January 2022 On 8 January 2022 South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress, marked its 110th anniversary and Cyril Ramaphosa, president of South... 

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Fiscal Rules and Fiscal Councils: Recent Trends and Performance during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Fiscal Rules and Fiscal Councils: Recent Trends and Performance during the Covid-19 Pandemic

27th January 2022 Adoption of fiscal rules and fiscal councils continued to increase globally over the last decades based on two new global datasets. During the... 

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The TaxDev employment income taxes dataset (Africa)

25th January 2022 This technical guide describes the Centre for Tax Analysis in Developing Countries (TaxDev) employment income taxes dataset (EITD). It covers in... 

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Ramaphosa releases SIU report, 2 803 irregular Covid-19 procurement contracts found

By: Sashnee Moodley     25th January 2022 The Special Investigating Unit’s final report on its investigation into the procurement of goods and services by government during the Covid-19... 

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S African anti-corruption efforts stagnate – CPI

By: Thabi Madiba     25th January 2022 Corruption Watch executive director Karam Singh revealed on Tuesday that South Africa, along with many other countries, has reached a virtual... 

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Employment and Labour on Teboho Maruping resuming his duties as Unemployment Insurance Fund Commissioner

28th January 2022 The Department of Employment and Labour Director-General, Thobile Lamati, is pleased to announce that Mr Teboho Maruping, who has been on... 

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Minister Thoko Didiza on summer crop plantings estimates

28th January 2022 The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms. Thoko Didiza says SA summer crop plantings estimates provide hope despite the... 

NUM Education Structure media statement outcomes on its National StrategicPlanning Session in Cape Town on the 27th to 28th of January 2022

28th January 2022 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) convened its Education Structure Strategic Planning Session at the Protea Hotel, Sea Point in Cape Town... 

Employes encouraged to use The Department of Employment and Labour’s Public Employment Services to recruit employees

28th January 2022 The Department of Employment and Labour’s Public Employment Service (PES) unit, North West province encourages employers to utilize its services... 

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Eight data hygiene tips to mark International Data Privacy Day

28th January 2022 28 January is International Data Privacy Day - a​ day dedicated to reminding nations, businesses and individuals of the importance of good data... 

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South Africa: CCMA finds a company's decision to dismiss an unvaccinated employee 'substantively fair'

28th January 2022 In an arbitration award issued on Friday, 21 January 2022, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) found that an employer... 

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3 Questions SA Expats must ask about Tax Residency

27th January 2022 Access to current information has become the saving grace for expatriates. However, with the advent of social media platforms, came an accompanying... 

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Dismissal for refusal to be vaccinated

27th January 2022 The first widely publicised case in South Africa on the dismissal of an employee for refusing to vaccinate, has evoked widespread reaction. A... 

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