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South Africa edges closer to new government on eve of key vote

By: Bloomberg     Updated 1 hour 31 minutes ago South Africa’s biggest political rivals are close to clinching a deal to form a new government on the eve of the election of the nation’s... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa
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DWS launches four more catchment management agencies

By: Natasha Odendaal     Updated 1 hour 10 minutes ago The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has officially launched four more Catchment Management Agencies (CMAs), adding to the two CMAs that... 

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MTN Business to digitise 257 municipalities through smart electricity and water meter technology

By: Natasha Odendaal     Updated 1 hour 47 minutes ago Telecommunications group MTN Business has been awarded a three-year contract to enhance the digitisation – through the implementation of smart... 

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Sudan food emergency: local researcher unpacks scale of the disaster and what action is needed

Updated 1 hour 20 minutes ago The UN recently warned of the risk of famine in Sudan. The war between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces has killed civilians and... 

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Are presidents good role models for vaccination uptake? DRC study shows only if they’re trusted, and people get to know about it

Updated 1 hour 22 minutes ago Immunisation is considered one of the most cost-effective public health interventions, saving millions of lives each year, and benefiting the... 

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Cyril Ramaphosa’s leadership style didn’t impress voters – but seeking consensus may be what South Africa’s unity government needs

12th June 2024 South Africa’s 2024 general election, with its devastating loss of a majority for the ruling African National Congress (ANC), is also damaging for... 

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Could Senegal help mediate tensions between ECOWAS and AES states?

12th June 2024 Given their favourable standing with Alliance of Sahel States (AES) countries, Senegal’s new leaders could resolve regional tensions. Since taking... 

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ACTION ONE: Reorganise the Presidency and the Cabinet

ACTION ONE: Reorganise the Presidency and the Cabinet

12th June 2024 The Centre for Development and Enterprise's new report, ACTION ONE: Reorganise the Presidency and the Cabinet is the first Agenda 2024: Priorities... 

“Lay a Strong Foundation for All Children” – Fees as a Discriminatory Barrier to Pre-Primary Education in Uganda

“Lay a Strong Foundation for All Children” – Fees as a Discriminatory Barrier to Pre-Primary Education in Uganda

12th June 2024 James Muhindo (not his real name) is a “boda boda” motorcycle driver in Tokora, Nakapiripirit. He would like to send his five-and-a-half-year-old... 

 Global Gender Gap Report 2024

Global Gender Gap Report 2024

12th June 2024 The Global Gender Gap Index annually benchmarks the current state and evolution of gender parity across four key dimensions (Economic Participation... 

 Decarbonizing South Africa’s Shipping and Trucking Sectors

Decarbonizing South Africa’s Shipping and Trucking Sectors

12th June 2024 This white paper presents the findings and recommendations from a First Movers Coalition workshop held in South Africa in March 2024, which focused... 

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DA calls for scrapping of punitive water tariffs in NMB as dams overflow

DA calls for scrapping of punitive water tariffs in NMB as dams overflow

12th June 2024 The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s (NMBM) stubborn refusal to remove punitive water tariffs, despite most dams overflowing, is completely... 

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Athol Trollip Elected ActionSA National Caucus Leader

12th June 2024 ActionSA held its inaugural caucus meeting for its National Assembly Caucus at which Athol Trollip was elected as the Caucus Leader.  Trollip has a... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa assents and signs three bills into law

12th June 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa has in terms of Section 79(1) of the Constitution assented and signed three Bills into law.  The three Bills are The... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa mourns passing of Vice-President Dr Saulos Chilima of the Republic of Malawi

12th June 2024 On behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa offers his deep condolences to the Government and people of the... 

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Tax Consulting SA

Apocalypse of Automation: SARS’ Drive to Strengthen Tax Treatment

Updated 1 hour 48 minutes ago In its relentless pursuit of tax compliance, SARS has launched a series of initiatives aimed at streamlining tax processes through various... 

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Unlocking South Africa’s legal terrain with combined research services

Updated 2 hours 43 minutes ago In South Africa’s intricate and dynamic legal landscape, businesses and individuals face a myriad of challenges, from understanding complex... 

Webber Wentzel

Government of National Unity: Way Forward?

Updated 2 hours 46 minutes ago "The future is never clear; you pay a very high price in the stock market for cheery consensus.  Uncertainty actually is the friend of the buyer of... 

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Caught in the cyber crosshairs: ENS v Hawarden

Updated 2 hours 52 minutes ago The legal profession (and no doubt, all creditors who provide their bank details via email to a debtor) have been eagerly anticipating the appeal... 

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