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Need for a new economy in new global reality – Ramaphosa

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 5 hours ago President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday said there was a need to forge a new economy in a new global reality to recover the ground lost during the... 

Need for a new economy in new global reality – Ramaphosa
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High Court dismisses Bandile Masuku's bid to challenge SIU findings on PPE corruption

High Court dismisses Bandile Masuku's bid to challenge SIU findings on PPE corruption

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 hours ago The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has dismissed an application by former Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku to challenge the findings of the... 

 Covid-19 loan guarantee scheme extended by 3 months

Covid-19 loan guarantee scheme extended by 3 months

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 35 minutes ago The Covid-19 loan guarantee scheme will be extended by three months. The scheme was launched as part of government's R500-billion stimulus package... 

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New research shows South Africa's levy on sugar-sweetened drinks is having an impact

New research shows South Africa's levy on sugar-sweetened drinks is having an impact

Updated 38 minutes ago Three years ago South Africa introduced Africa’s first major tax on sugar-sweetened beverages based on grams of sugar. The tax now stands at about... 

 Busting South Africa’s xenophobic myths starts at grassroots

Busting South Africa’s xenophobic myths starts at grassroots

Updated 40 minutes ago The past year has been deadly for African and Asian-born migrants in South Africa. And if past trends are anything to go by, it is about to become... 

Art not for art’s sake

Art not for art’s sake

9th April 2021 Award-winning columnist, Bhekisisa Mncube, challenges President Cyril Ramaphosa to shake up the arts ministry following allegations that some... 

 Biden lifts Trump’s financial veto on developing nations

Biden lifts Trump’s financial veto on developing nations

9th April 2021 Exactly how the Biden administration might impact Africa remains a bit of a mystery, as the new United States president, predictably, works through... 

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 Checklists to Assess vulnerabilities in Health Care Facilities in the Context of Climate Change

Checklists to Assess vulnerabilities in Health Care Facilities in the Context of Climate Change

9th April 2021 Climate change is increasingly affecting health care facilities in many settings around the world. To reduce climate change risks, health care... 

 Co-designing Digital Interventions and Technology Projects with Civil Society

Co-designing Digital Interventions and Technology Projects with Civil Society

9th April 2021 Co-authored by Dr. Mark Latonero and Dr. Urvashi Aneja, this paper explores the concept of co-design in partnership with civil society, beginning... 

 Global Governance Toolkit for Digital Mental Health

Global Governance Toolkit for Digital Mental Health

9th April 2021 The COVID-19 crisis has exposed an enduring silent epidemic and greatly accelerated the need for a properly funded and regulated global mental... 

‘Rebuilding better', but better for whom?

‘Rebuilding better', but better for whom?

9th April 2021 In March 2020 the World Bank Group pledged to provide US$ 160bn to client countries in the 15 months to June 2021. In this briefing we analyse the... 

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Covid-19 funds used for Sol Plaatje bailout

Updated 5 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) is deeply concerned that Covid-19 funds are being used to bail out Sol Plaatje municipality. This, at a time when we... 

Solidarity and AfriForum in court over race-based Tourism Fund

Solidarity and AfriForum in court over race-based Tourism Fund

Updated 1 hour 3 minutes ago Solidarity and AfriForum will be in the North Gauteng High Court tomorrow for the hearing of their case against the Department of Tourism and its... 

Hlophe: JSC must act urgently so that Parliament can get rid of him

Hlophe: JSC must act urgently so that Parliament can get rid of him

Updated 1 hour 4 minutes ago The DA calls on the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) to urgently deal with the findings of the Judicial Conduct Tribunal’s report on Judge... 

DA calls on Deputy President to addresses Minister’s efforts to duck accountability

DA calls on Deputy President to addresses Minister’s efforts to duck accountability

Updated 1 hour 9 minutes ago The DA calls on the Leader of Governance, Deputy President David Mabuza, to urgently address the issue of ministers' failure to answer written... 

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Press Offices

CCMA reinstates employee dismissed for absence without permission

CCMA reinstates employee dismissed for absence without permission

Updated 1 hour 5 minutes ago The CCMA recently reinstated an employee who took leave without permission during the Covid-19 lockdown, in a ruling which delivers an important... 

Thomson Reuters and Juta announce strategic partnership to connect African lawyers to the world

Thomson Reuters and Juta announce strategic partnership to connect African lawyers to the world

Updated 4 hours ago Thomson Reuters and Juta & Co are proud to announce a partnership in Africa, that will see legal professionals being offered market-leading... 

Avoid complacency in business rescue retrenchments

Avoid complacency in business rescue retrenchments

8th April 2021 Companies in business rescue have plenty of worries to preoccupy them but legal challenges over retrenchments are not usually at the top of the... 

POPI reinforces systems already in place in the healthcare industry

POPI reinforces systems already in place in the healthcare industry

7th April 2021 The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI), which comes into full force later this year, is not something for the healthcare industry to... 

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