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Mboweni agrees to SAA's R10.5bn bailout; no funds for SABC, Post Office and Denel 

By: News24Wire      Updated 7 hours ago South African Airways will get the R10.5-billion it has requested from government to fund its business rescue process. The monies will be made... 

Mboweni agrees to SAA's R10.5bn bailout; no funds for SABC, Post Office and Denel
ANC MP Bongani Bongo granted R10 000 bail in fraud and corruption case

ANC MP Bongani Bongo granted R10 000 bail in fraud and corruption case 

By: News24Wire      28th October 2020 African National Congress MP and chairperson of Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, Bongani Bongo, has been released on R10 000 bail... 

Ramaphosa in self-quarantine, not showing Covid-19 symptoms

Ramaphosa in self-quarantine, not showing Covid-19 symptoms  

By: Sane Dhlamini     28th October 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa will be performing his duties from home after a guest at a fundraising dinner he attended tested positive for the... 

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 Africa can’t risk a major maritime cyber attack

Africa can’t risk a major maritime cyber attack

28th October 2020 Cyber attacks against African maritime infrastructure threaten the continent’s recovery from COVID-19 and its long-term development and security... 

 When digital vigilantism turns into cybercrime

When digital vigilantism turns into cybercrime

28th October 2020 Press reports surrounding the beheading of a French school teacher in Paris on 16 October have revealed that both he and his school were the focus... 

Restrictions in trade to contain COVID-19 have been devastating for Africa's urban poor

Restrictions in trade to contain COVID-19 have been devastating for Africa's urban poor

27th October 2020 Trade routes have been significantly disrupted this year in efforts to contain COVID-19. The effects of this are already showing: global growth is... 

Livestreaming Lekki: digital evidence of #EndSARS shooting in Nigeria makes impunity much harder

Livestreaming Lekki: digital evidence of #EndSARS shooting in Nigeria makes impunity much harder

27th October 2020 Nigeria continues to convulse in angry protests over allegations that at least 12 people were killed by security forces at a toll gate in Lagos on... 

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Official Development Assistance, Global Public Goods, and Implications for Climate Finance

Official Development Assistance, Global Public Goods, and Implications for Climate Finance

28th October 2020 Is research into a Covid-19 vaccine a suitable use of Official Development Assistance (ODA)? What about finance to reduce carbon dioxide emissions?... 

Mayors Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity: framing paper

Mayors Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity: framing paper

28th October 2020 This framing paper introduces the ‘Mayors Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity: reimagining human mobility in Africa and Europe’. Launched by the... 

Implementing collective accountability to affected populations: ways forward in large-scale humanitarian crises

Implementing collective accountability to affected populations: ways forward in large-scale humanitarian crises

28th October 2020 Collective accountability to affected populations (AAP) has been enshrined in policy through high-level commitments over the past few years, such... 

Fiscal Dimensions of South Africa’s Crisis

Fiscal Dimensions of South Africa’s Crisis

27th October 2020 This paper hopes to shed light on how South Africa arrived at the fiscal crisis that it currently faces. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated this... 

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AU Ministers of Trade report progress in AfCFTA negotiations

AU Ministers of Trade report progress in AfCFTA negotiations

Updated 6 hours ago Just short of one month after assuming Chairship of the African Union Ministers of Trade, South Africa’s Minister of Trade, Industry and... 

MTBPS: South Africans ‘thrown under the plane’ to pay for SAA

MTBPS: South Africans ‘thrown under the plane’ to pay for SAA

Updated 6 hours ago Two key things happened in today’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement: President Cyril Ramaphosa and Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, have... 

Minister Mboweni’s Medium-Term Budget Speech fails to get tough on government waste

Minister Mboweni’s Medium-Term Budget Speech fails to get tough on government waste

Updated 6 hours ago Minister Tito Mboweni’s medium-term budget speech has once again failed to provide the fiscal leadership needed in our country, falling far short... 

DA Calls on Premier Zikalala to take immediate action against ANC protest in ANC-led uMngeni

DA Calls on Premier Zikalala to take immediate action against ANC protest in ANC-led uMngeni

Updated 6 hours ago The Democratic Alliance in Mooi-uMngeni has written to KwaZulu-Natal Premier and ANC Provincial Chairperson, Sihle Zikalala, to request his... 

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Limited Duration Employment Contracts - unlimited hassles when not properly managed

Limited Duration Employment Contracts - unlimited hassles when not properly managed

28th October 2020 Employers use limited duration contracts (LDCs) to create certainty and limit legal risk in respect of staffing solutions. Appointing an employee... 

2020 laws enacted to promote gender equality and protect the rights of the LGBTQI+ community

2020 laws enacted to promote gender equality and protect the rights of the LGBTQI+ community

28th October 2020 2020 saw two positive legislative movements likely to ensure significant progressive steps towards fighting discrimination, facilitating gender... 

Smart contracts adoption could be tripped up by legal validity and privacy laws concerns

Smart contracts adoption could be tripped up by legal validity and privacy laws concerns

28th October 2020 Covid-19 forced businesses to accelerate the rate at which they adopt and adapt to, technological change. Many businesses are looking to conclude... 

FinCEN leak highlights need for proactive KYC in AML processes

FinCEN leak highlights need for proactive KYC in AML processes

28th October 2020 Financial sector due diligence and compliance with anti-money laundering regulations are back in the spotlight with the release of the FinCEN files... 

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