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SA could localise vaccine technology through partnership with US company 

By: Thabi Madiba     9th April 2021 Department of Science and Innovation director-general Dr Phil Mjwara on Friday explained that consideration is being given to conducting some... 

SA could localise vaccine technology through partnership with US company
 Expropriation Bill paves way for govt to seize abandoned land without compensation

Expropriation Bill paves way for govt to seize abandoned land without compensation  

By: News24Wire      9th April 2021 Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille says the Expropriation Bill will bring certainty to citizens and investors as it clearly... 

De Ruyter accuser allegedly extended irregular contracts worth R8bn to oil firm

De Ruyter accuser allegedly extended irregular contracts worth R8bn to oil firm  

By: News24Wire      9th April 2021 Suspended Eskom procurement chief Solly Tshitangano supported the awarding of contracts worth more than R8-billion to Econ Oil in 2019 - despite... 

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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... 

Christof Heyns: South African scholar who left his mark on the world's human rights systems

Christof Heyns: South African scholar who left his mark on the world's human rights systems

9th April 2021 The South African academic Professor Christof Heyns, who has died at the age of 62, was a world-renowned human rights advocate and academic. He was... 

Face-to-Face with a turning Point

Face-to-Face with a turning Point

9th April 2021 Two senior leaders, deployed by the African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal, attended activities that should be used as a foundation to sustain... 

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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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DWS condemns vandalism of water and sanitation infrastructure

9th April 2021 There has been widespread acts of vandalism to water and sanitation infrastructure in the Western Cape. The recent disturbing incident was the... 

Economic Freedom Fighters KwaZulu-Natal Statement on the death of an inmate at Glencore Prison

Economic Freedom Fighters KwaZulu-Natal Statement on the death of an inmate at Glencore Prison

9th April 2021 The Economic Freedom Fighters in KwaZulu-Natal notes with dismay the news of the death of Sphamandla Njilo, an inmate at Glencoe prison who was... 

Premier, MECs “investment” is actually a bailout and get-out-of jail free card

Premier, MECs “investment” is actually a bailout and get-out-of jail free card

9th April 2021 It is ironic that shortly after I opened a criminal case of dereliction of duty against the Premier, Dr Zamani Saul, and the MEC of COGHSTA,... 

ANC Mourns The passing of Comrade Graeme Bloch

ANC Mourns The passing of Comrade Graeme Bloch

9th April 2021 The African National Congress (ANC) has learnt with sadness about the passing of Comrade Graeme Bloch, one of the stalwarts and veterans of our... 

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Press Offices

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... 

Anticipating POPIA and the protection of personal information

Anticipating POPIA and the protection of personal information

7th April 2021 The Information Regulator recently published a notice in respect of the proposed coming into effect of the provisions of the Protection of Personal... 

Extensive amendments proposed to merger filing forms

Extensive amendments proposed to merger filing forms

7th April 2021 ​​​On 25 March 2021, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition (the Minister) published an invitation for public comment on proposed... 

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