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Government hospitals will continue accommodating Covid-19 patients from private hospitals - Mkhize 

By: News24Wire      Updated 5 hours ago Government hospitals are easing the burden of private institutions that are bursting at the seams with Covid-19 patients. Health Minister Zweli... 

Government hospitals will continue accommodating Covid-19 patients from private hospitals - Mkhize
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize
Govt chooses electronic vaccine roll-out system

Govt chooses electronic vaccine roll-out system 

By: African News Agency      20th January 2021 The South African government is establishing an electronic vaccination data system to assist with the management and surveillance of the Covid-19... 

Nelson Mandela Foundation rocked by allegations of misuse of credit cards, abuse – report

Nelson Mandela Foundation rocked by allegations of misuse of credit cards, abuse – report 

By: News24Wire      Updated 4 hours ago The Nelson Mandela Foundation is being plagued by a number of allegations against senior management. These include alleged abuse of power, the... 

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Why community participation in schooling is struggling in Nigeria: a view from the ground

Why community participation in schooling is struggling in Nigeria: a view from the ground

20th January 2021 Nigeria has more out-of-school children than any other country in the world. Around 10.5 million children between the ages of 5 and 14 are not in... 

US Capitol Breach Was a Shot Heard Round the World

US Capitol Breach Was a Shot Heard Round the World

20th January 2021 In this Council of Councils global perspectives roundup, members of five leading think tanks reflect on the impact of the January 6 insurrection at... 

Msunduzi Local Municipality needs a developmental approach service delivery challenges

Msunduzi Local Municipality needs a developmental approach service delivery challenges

19th January 2021 The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of... 

Leadership in Question part 8: Luthuli, a Christian Chief with integrity, is deposed by the apartheid regime

Leadership in Question part 8: Luthuli, a Christian Chief with integrity, is deposed by the apartheid regime

19th January 2021 Chief Albert Luthuli took being a chief seriously and acted with sensitivity to the needs of his community, refusing to impose fines against an... 

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A Wealth Tax for South Africa

A Wealth Tax for South Africa

Updated 3 hours ago Researchers from the Southern Centre for Inequality Studies (SCIS) at Wits University, the Université Catholique de Louvain and the World... 

 The Global Risks Report 2021

The Global Risks Report 2021

20th January 2021 In partnership with Marsh McLennan, SK Group and Zurich Insurance Group The 16th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report analyses... 

The African Statistical Yearbook 2020

The African Statistical Yearbook 2020

19th January 2021 The Yearbook series is a result of joint efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data collection mechanism of... 

Capacity building in Africa for agricultural and rural statistics - Status update - December 2020

Capacity building in Africa for agricultural and rural statistics - Status update - December 2020

19th January 2021 Activities of the Global Strategy to Improve Agricultural and Rural Statistics through the implementation of the Action Plan for Africa for... 

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Minister Zulu hides behind childish accusations to avoid answering critical questions

Minister Zulu hides behind childish accusations to avoid answering critical questions

Updated 4 hours ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) is shocked that the Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu, avoided answering our questions in a Social... 

DA alarmed by the deaths of izinduna, calls on Premier to initiate a Commission of Inquiry

Updated 5 hours ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) extends its condolences to the families and loved ones of izinduna who have been murdered in the province. The alleged... 

The working class under attack from capitalism and the pandemic!

The working class under attack from capitalism and the pandemic!

Updated 5 hours ago As the working class in Gauteng continues to bear the brunt of Covid-19 and its challenges, the SRWP would first like to acknowledge the loved... 

Western Cape Human Settlements on supporting informal settlements

Western Cape Human Settlements on supporting informal settlements

Updated 5 hours ago The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements’ Informal Settlement Support Programme (ISSP) is fully committed to assisting informal settlements... 

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Webber Wentzel's Pan-African offering triumphs at Chambers Africa 2021 Awards

Webber Wentzel's Pan-African offering triumphs at Chambers Africa 2021 Awards

19th January 2021 Webber Wentzel was recognised as South Africa Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Africa Awards 2021. To quote the Chambers adjudicating panel:... 

Baker McKenzie Advises Implats on Hydrogen Energy Fund Investment

Baker McKenzie Advises Implats on Hydrogen Energy Fund Investment

19th January 2021 A team from Baker McKenzie advised Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) on its investment into the AP Ventures Fund II, which focuses on... 

South Africa’s eroding income tax base: What does this mean for SARS?

South Africa’s eroding income tax base: What does this mean for SARS?

19th January 2021 Over the course of lockdown, pundits have shared some harrowing statistics regarding the increase in unemployment in South Africa. In general, our... 

Bombshell for Restaurant and Related Industries

Bombshell for Restaurant and Related Industries

18th January 2021 In the wake of the devastation caused by Covid-19, fast food outlets, restaurants and caterers across the country are being dealt yet another blow.... 

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