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Stop acting like former colonisers, Ramaphosa tells African countries that imposed travel bans  

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 hours ago President Cyril Ramaphosa says African countries should not act like former coloniser countries by imposing unscientific travel bans after the... 

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SARS to oppose bid to have ConCourt confirm Zuma tax disclosure finding  

By: News24Wire      Updated 2 hours ago The South African Revenue Service says it will oppose a bid by two media companies to have the Constitutional Court confirm a high court finding... 

Unemployment rate hits new record high at 34.9%

Unemployment rate hits new record high at 34.9%

By: Reuters     Updated 5 hours ago South Africa's unemployment rate hit a new record high of 34.9% in the third quarter of 2021 from 34.4% in the second quarter, the statistics... 


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Omicron: Senior Nigerian scientist considers fallout, and why travel bans are a waste of time

Updated 6 hours ago Nigeria is about to receive President Cyril Ramaphosa, who will be leading a delegation made up of government and business representatives, in the... 

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South Africa’s renewal begins with the rule of law

Updated 6 hours ago South Africa’s prosperity depends on the rule of law, trust between police, prosecutors and the public, and a criminal justice system that treats... 

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Making sense of the ANC local government defeats

29th November 2021 The outcome of the recent local government elections constitutes a severe setback for the ANC, but insofar as no other party marshalled majority... 

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Omicron is the new Covid kid on the block: five steps to avoid, ten to take immediately

29th November 2021 South Africa reacted with outrage to travel bans, first triggered by the UK, imposed on it in the wake of the news that its genomics surveillance... 

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Central Africa Economic Outlook 2021

26th November 2021 The COVID‐19 pandemic has been contained relatively successfully in Central Africa, which comprises the six member countries of the Central African... 

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The ignored pandemic: the dual crises of gender-based violence and Covid-19

26th November 2021 Gender Based Violence (GBV) is a global pandemic existing in all social groups across the globe, yet it has largely been ignored in the Covid-19... 

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The magic potion of austerity and poverty alleviation

26th November 2021 Dominant narratives promoting economic growth at the expense of state institutions and basic social services have long underpinned a neoliberal... 

 Chatbots RESET Framework Pilot Projects: Using Chatbots in Healthcare

Chatbots RESET Framework Pilot Projects: Using Chatbots in Healthcare

26th November 2021 Conversational AI is everywhere – in our phones and in devices scattered around our homes. Now this technology is rapidly being used in healthcare,... 

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North West unemployment crisis crosses 50% marker

Updated 37 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West notes with shock the recent unemployment figures in the Province. The statistics made public by... 

16 Days of Activism: ANC continues to sanction coalition with convicted rapist, fraudster in Kannaland

Updated 38 minutes ago It has been 10 days since the ANC in the Western Cape said that it would review its coalition agreement with ICOSA in Kannaland, in which they have... 

DA calls on Energy Department to explore the rationalisation of the fuel tax system

Updated 46 minutes ago In response to the recently announced upward revision to the fuel price by the Department of Energy, which is likely to add significant pressure on... 

Basic Education committee comfortable that DBE ready for 2022 academic year

Updated 1 hour 8 minutes ago The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education expressed its ease with the Department of Basic Education’s (DBEs’) state of preparedness for the 2022... 

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Some do and don't when it comes to your bank account

Updated 1 hour 33 minutes ago We often read about banks, clients and scams. Often we see litigation between the bank and its Client. So, where does the reciprocal duty start and... 

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South Africa: Green hydrogen policy - a rapidly growing timeline of important developments

Updated 2 hours 58 minutes ago Green hydrogen is essential in South Africa’s new energy mix due to its important role in combatting climate change and delivering on... 

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National Credit Act: Case law update

30th November 2021 There have been two important case law developments under the National Credit Act, 2005 (NCA). We set these out below: Capitec Bank Limited v... 

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Strikes can be rendered unnecessary

29th November 2021 Strikes in South Africa are as ‘normal’ as warm weather. However, strikes have more recently occurred less frequently probably due to the... 

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