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Ramaphosa to visit West Africa to build trade and investment relationships

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 1 minute ago President Cyril Ramaphosa will this week undertake a visit to four West African countries to build trade and investment relationships that benefit... 

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Froneman tells world of Sibanye’s confidence in hydrogen economy 

By: Martin Creamer     26th November 2021 Platinum group metals (PGMs) are poised to be a very significant underpin in the green hydrogen economy and Sibanye-Stillwater is intent on... 

Mayor puts a freeze on appointments in City of Joburg

By: News24Wire      26th November 2021 Johannesburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse has issued a moratorium on filling vacant positions in the City of Johannesburg.  Phalatse said there was... 

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The case for a Universal Basic Income Grant

Updated 6 minutes ago The Covid pandemic has greatly exacerbated existing poverty and unemployment in South Africa. What are the best policies to alleviate it? Targeted... 

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New book on South Africa’s history puts black people at the centre, for a change

26th November 2021 Thula Simpson’s new book, History of South Africa from 1902 to the Present, is an event-packed narrative history. It is reminiscent of the style of... 

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What makes women resist violent extremism in Mali and Niger?

26th November 2021 Research has shown why women join violent extremist groups in Africa, but much less attention is given to those who leave or don’t enlist at all.... 

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Fact-checked: Six claims by Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta in 2021 national day speech

26th November 2021 In October 2021 Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta was in Kirinyaga county, about 100 kilometres northeast of the capital Nairobi, to mark Mashujaa –... 

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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... 

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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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Loss of income from Covid-19 lockdown main contributing factor to 90% increase in Gauteng suicide cases

Updated 44 minutes ago While residents continue to suffer the consequences of the economically disastrous Covid-19 lockdown of 2020 and 2021, cases of suicide in the... 

Letter of solidarity from NUMSA

Updated 48 minutes ago On behalf of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party, we send you fraternal greetings as... 

Letter of solidarity from the Socialist Party (Zambia)

Updated 54 minutes ago Dear Comrades Today 28 November 2021, Abahlali baseMjondolo, the shack dwellers movement in South Africa will hold its Elective Congress in Durban.... 

YES to vaccines, NPIs, and hospital readiness. NO to economic restrictions

Updated 59 minutes ago The DA has consistently spoken out against blanket economic restrictions, believing them to do more harm than good. We have also consistently... 

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Strikes can be rendered unnecessary

Updated 3 minutes ago 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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South Africa: The latest guidance regarding immigration, travel and Home Affairs services

25th November 2021 The pandemic has resulted in many changes to the way we live and travel, as well as substantially impacting the administrative processing of... 

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Do I qualify for permanent residency in South Africa?

24th November 2021 The global trend of skills migration has resulted in numerous positions becoming vacant in South Africa. This means that foreigners with the... 

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SARS Extends Tax Filing Deadline… But Why?

24th November 2021 SARS published a media release confirming at the eleventh hour that the deadline for filing individual tax returns has been extended until the 2nd... 

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