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Agrizzi granted bail by the high court  

By: African News Agency      30th October 2020 Severely ill former Bosasa chief operations officer Angelo Agrizzi was granted bail on appeal by the South Gauteng High Court on Friday. The court... 

 Agrizzi granted bail by the high court
Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi
Nersa to hold public hearings on Eskom's MYPD 3 RCA applications

Nersa to hold public hearings on Eskom's MYPD 3 RCA applications 

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     30th October 2020 The National Energy Regulator of South Africa will hold virtual public hearings on State-owned power utility Eskom’s third Multi-Year Price... 

 Western Cape province spends R1.59bn on Covid-19 mitigation

Western Cape province spends R1.59bn on Covid-19 mitigation  

By: African News Agency      30th October 2020 The Western Cape has to date committed R1.59-billion towards Covid-19 related expenditure this year, a report published by the provincial... 

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 Vocational training to prevent terrorism can be counterproductive

Vocational training to prevent terrorism can be counterproductive

30th October 2020 Numerous programmes to prevent and counter violent extremism in Africa, including those aimed at peacebuilding, include vocational training in... 

Some progress

Some progress

30th October 2020 Despite much head scratching over the timelines provided in the Reconstruction and Recovery Plan for the commissioning of much-needed electricity... 

South Africa's waning economic fortunes demand harsh policy adjustments: who will bear the brunt?

South Africa's waning economic fortunes demand harsh policy adjustments: who will bear the brunt?

29th October 2020 The social and economic crisis generated by the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated South Africa’s fiscal crisis. But the origins of the fiscal... 

South Africa's economic reform ambitions fall short of what's required: a few pointers

South Africa's economic reform ambitions fall short of what's required: a few pointers

29th October 2020 Over the past two decades various African National Congress (ANC) administrations in South Africa have sought to redistribute income to the poor... 

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“Whoever Finds the Vaccine Must Share It” – Strengthening Human Rights and Transparency Around Covid-19 Vaccines

“Whoever Finds the Vaccine Must Share It” – Strengthening Human Rights and Transparency Around Covid-19 Vaccines

30th October 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic is among the gravest global health and economic crises in history. By mid-October 2020, it had taken the lives of more than a... 

 Vision Towards a Responsible Future of Consumption: Collaborative action framework for consumer industries

Vision Towards a Responsible Future of Consumption: Collaborative action framework for consumer industries

30th October 2020 The global pandemic has underscored the underlying and persistent problems that predated COVID-19 and have exacerbated its effects: climate change;... 

Improving youth livelihoods in the Ghana cocoa belt: an impact evaluation of the MASO programme

Improving youth livelihoods in the Ghana cocoa belt: an impact evaluation of the MASO programme

30th October 2020 This study uses a youth livelihood lens to assess the impacts of the MASO multifaceted five-year cocoa programmes, implemented in Ghana by a... 

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?... 

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Mayor Williams will restore DA stability, good governance, and service delivery to Tshwane

Mayor Williams will restore DA stability, good governance, and service delivery to Tshwane

30th October 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) congratulates its candidate Randall Williams and his team on his election as Executive Mayor of the City of Tshwane at... 

Politicians Squabble While Residents of Tshwane Suffer

Politicians Squabble While Residents of Tshwane Suffer

30th October 2020 Today’s Council Meeting in Tshwane demonstrates all that is wrong with our political system, while politicians squabble and horse-trade, the... 

Over R20 million spent, and 10-years later, still nothing much to show for it

Over R20 million spent, and 10-years later, still nothing much to show for it

30th October 2020 A Section 106 investigation report which was conducted in Mpumalanga’s Dr JS Moroka local municipality shockingly revealed that: despite the... 

Mpumalanga Provincial Government places Govan Mbeki Municipality under administration following DA pressure

30th October 2020 Recently, the Democratic Alliance (DA) wrote to Mpumalanga CoGTA MEC Mandla Msibi to place Govan Mbeki local municipality under Administration as... 

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Press Offices

Enhance procurement due diligence with WorldCompliance

Enhance procurement due diligence with WorldCompliance

29th October 2020 Procurement due diligence remains in sharp focus following the release of civil society group Corruption Watch’s 2020 Analysis of Corruption Trends... 

Fake whisky, chocolates and grass – case law you need to be on top of

Fake whisky, chocolates and grass – case law you need to be on top of

29th October 2020 Is ‘whisky flavoured’ an actual thing, and is it anything close to real, Scottish whisky? Can failure to declare a gift of chocolates land you in... 

Your Will and the reality of procrastination

Your Will and the reality of procrastination

29th October 2020 More than 75% of South Africans pass away without a valid Will in place, causing devastating consequences for their families and dependants. To... 

AA Needs A Massive Training Boost

AA Needs A Massive Training Boost

29th October 2020 Many years after promulgation of the Employment Equity Act (EEA) it is time that its efficacy is reviewed. As a labour relations consultant I... 

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