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Zondo responds to Zuma's conflict of interest claims, clears air over Zuma ex-wife link 

By: News24Wire      29th October 2020 Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has responded to former president Jacob Zuma's claims that he should recuse himself from the state capture... 

Zondo responds to Zuma's conflict of interest claims, clears air over Zuma ex-wife link
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The taxi industry is 'the lifeblood of public transport', but we must fix problems – Ramaphosa

The taxi industry is 'the lifeblood of public transport', but we must fix problems – Ramaphosa 

By: News24Wire      29th October 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the taxi industry as the "lifeblood of our public transport system", but has also emphasised that problems... 

Public Enterprises Ministry welcomes further government funding for SAA

Public Enterprises Ministry welcomes further government funding for SAA 

By: Rebecca Campbell     29th October 2020 The Minister of Public Enterprises has welcomed the decision by the government to back the business rescue plan for, and the restructuring of,... 

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Some progress

Some progress

Updated 4 hours ago 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... 

 Côte d’Ivoire should learn lessons from past election crises

Côte d’Ivoire should learn lessons from past election crises

29th October 2020 The crisis in Côte d’Ivoire has considerably worsened in the run-up to the presidential election on 31 October. The violence is unlikely to subside... 

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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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APRM Focal Point For SA, Minister Senzo Mchunu Delivers Opening Remarks At The Launch Of The First Edition Of The Africa Soverign Credit Rating Review Report

APRM Focal Point For SA, Minister Senzo Mchunu Delivers Opening Remarks At The Launch Of The First Edition Of The Africa Soverign Credit Rating Review Report

29th October 2020 The Minister for the Public Service and Administration, Mr Senzo Mchunu, in his capacity as the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Focal Point... 

NC municipalities continue to slide due to financial inabilities

NC municipalities continue to slide due to financial inabilities

29th October 2020 Ongoing regression of Northern Cape municipalities should serve as a warning to the premier, Dr Zamani Saul, that the failure of his government to... 

SADTU Statement On The Appaling Conditions Grade R Learners Are Taught Under

SADTU Statement On The Appaling Conditions Grade R Learners Are Taught Under

29th October 2020 SADTU is shocked by what is said to be a centre or a camp for matric holiday classes near Umzinto, South Coast of KwaZulu Natal. It cannot happen... 

No additional security for public wi-fi hotspots despite increase in crime

No additional security for public wi-fi hotspots despite increase in crime

29th October 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) is deeply concerned that currently no Memorandum of Outstanding (MOU) exists between the Department of e-Government... 

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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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