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Military health service deployed to Gauteng as Covid-19 numbers continue to rise  

By: News24Wire      18th June 2021 The South African Military Health Service has been deployed to Gauteng to assist in dealing with rising Covid-19 infections in the province. Acting... 

Military health service deployed to Gauteng as Covid-19 numbers continue to rise
Vaccines: 300 000 doses earmarked for teachers, another consignment due next week – health dept

Vaccines: 300 000 doses earmarked for teachers, another consignment due next week – health dept 

By: News24Wire      18th June 2021 Teacher unions are ecstatic after the announcement by the Department of Health on Friday that 300 000 Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses will be set... 

Negotiations over Sputnik, Sinovac vaccines at an advanced stage – deputy president

Negotiations over Sputnik, Sinovac vaccines at an advanced stage – deputy president 

By: News24Wire      18th June 2021 Deputy President David Mabuza has said negotiations with the manufacturers of the Sputnik and Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines are at an advanced stage.... 

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Ramaphosa Moment: Seven Days in June

Ramaphosa Moment: Seven Days in June

18th June 2021 Brave decisions taken in stride deserve recognition, well done Mr President, writes our award-winning columnist Bhekisisa Mncube on energy... 

Kenneth Kaunda: the last giant of African nationalism and benign autocrat left a mixed legacy

Kenneth Kaunda: the last giant of African nationalism and benign autocrat left a mixed legacy

18th June 2021 Kenneth Kaunda, the former president of Zambia, who has died in hospital in the capital, Lusaka, at the age of 97, was the last of the giants of... 

 Do money and power explain Maputo’s aversion to SADC support?

Do money and power explain Maputo’s aversion to SADC support?

18th June 2021 Three months after a major attack by insurgents on the town of Palma in northeastern Mozambique, the situation remains volatile, with an average of... 

No, your life insurance is not ‘null and void’ if you get a Covid-19 vaccine

No, your life insurance is not ‘null and void’ if you get a Covid-19 vaccine

18th June 2021 "I hope you are aware that if you get the Covid vaccine, it basically renders your life insurance null and void. Because it is experimental," reads... 

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 Country Financing Roadmap for the SDGs: Ghana

Country Financing Roadmap for the SDGs: Ghana

18th June 2021 Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, Ghana had taken proactive measures to solidify its commitments to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals... 

Pathways towards quality primary education: improving completion and learning outcomes

Pathways towards quality primary education: improving completion and learning outcomes

18th June 2021 This paper explores pathways towards quality primary education by identifying and analysing strategies used in 38 countries that have made faster... 

Responding to COVID-19: UNICEF Annual Report 2020

Responding to COVID-19: UNICEF Annual Report 2020

18th June 2021 UNICEF’s 2020 Annual Report underscores how 2020 was a year like no other. School closures, increased vulnerability to abuse, mental health strains... 

Wood processing and trade of wood products in Africa

Wood processing and trade of wood products in Africa

15th June 2021 Although many African countries harbour very valuable forest resources, the continent still imports huge volumes of timber products amounting to... 

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Statements

International Relations and Cooperation Committee chair extends condolences on passing of former Zambian President

International Relations and Cooperation Committee chair extends condolences on passing of former Zambian President

18th June 2021 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Tandi Mahambehlala, has noted with sadness the passing of... 

Following allegations of fraud, ANC member just gets a promotion!

Following allegations of fraud, ANC member just gets a promotion!

18th June 2021 The ANC has once again by its actions clearly revealed to the people of KZN that it will never clean up its act or rid itself of corruption. It’s... 

DA to submit objections to PEPUDA Bill

18th June 2021 The DA strongly objects to the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Amendment Bill (PEPUDA) which seeks to amend the... 

DA requests criminally charged former Mangaung Mayor be removed from finance meeting

18th June 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) today in the Portfolio Committee on Public Accounts and Finance (PROPAC) requested that former Executive Mayor of the... 

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Press Offices

Information Regulator extends commencement date for POPIA prior authorisation

Information Regulator extends commencement date for POPIA prior authorisation

18th June 2021 The Information Regulator has extended the commencement date of the POPIA provision that requires organisations to obtain prior authorisation if... 

No IPOs in Africa in the first half of 2021, but global IPO Activity on Pace to Hit Historic Highs in 2021

No IPOs in Africa in the first half of 2021, but global IPO Activity on Pace to Hit Historic Highs in 2021

18th June 2021 There were no cross-border Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) on African exchanges in the first half of 2021 (H1 2021) according to new Baker McKenzie... 

PoPIA: Schools to face penalties for non-compliance

PoPIA: Schools to face penalties for non-compliance

18th June 2021 Schools and other tertiary institutions store and process more personal information than most other organisations, they are by far the most... 

Setting boundaries for remote workers is the next big challenge

Setting boundaries for remote workers is the next big challenge

17th June 2021 While many South Africans have taken to remote working with enthusiasm, the question of when to switch off from work is looming large as the next... 

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Magazine round up | 18 June 2021

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