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Suspended Eskom procurement chief raises allegations against De Ruyter in letter to MPs 

By: News24Wire      Updated 56 minutes ago The Standing Committee on Public Accounts has received a letter from Eskom's suspended chief procurement officer Solly Tshitangano which levels... 

Suspended Eskom procurement chief raises allegations against De Ruyter in letter to MPs
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Eskom CEO André de Ruyter
Zille: 'ANC has to crumble' to get DA to Union Buildings

Zille: 'ANC has to crumble' to get DA to Union Buildings 

By: News24Wire      Updated 58 minutes ago Democratic Alliance federal council chairperson Helen Zille has explained her vision for South Africa's political future, saying that "the ANC has... 

Lack of transparency increases vaccine hesitancy – Geo Quinot

Lack of transparency increases vaccine hesitancy – Geo Quinot  

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 1 hour 57 minutes ago Stellenbosch University Department of Public Law Professor Geo Quinot has stated that the Covid-19 pandemic has again highlighted the challenges... 

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 Boko Haram teams up with bandits in Nigeria

Boko Haram teams up with bandits in Nigeria

Updated 4 hours ago When Boko Haram faction leader Abubakar Shekau claimed responsibility for the December 2020 mass abduction of more than 300 school boys in Katsina... 

 The Road to a Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Considering African Priorities

The Road to a Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Considering African Priorities

Updated 4 hours ago The commemoration of World Wildlife Day on 3 March this year has added significance as global stakeholders work towards a new set of targets to... 

 Failure could save South African policing

Failure could save South African policing

2nd March 2021 South Africa’s recently released crime statistics reveal worrying increases in violent crime for the last quarter of 2020, including for murder,... 

COVID-19: key questions about South Africa’s vaccine rollout plan

COVID-19: key questions about South Africa’s vaccine rollout plan

2nd March 2021 South Africa has recently started its Covid-19 vaccine roll-out. Around the country, frontline healthcare workers are getting a jab of the Johnson... 

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Technology and Innovation Report 2021

Technology and Innovation Report 2021

2nd March 2021 Recent developments in frontier technologies, including artificial intelligence, robotics and biotechnology, have shown tremendous potential for... 

Towards a new trade agenda for the right to food

Towards a new trade agenda for the right to food

2nd March 2021 KEY POINTS Access to food is a fundamental human right. Trade plays a key role in food security but an excessive exposure to global markets also... 

Value for money and adaptive programming: approaches, measures and management

Value for money and adaptive programming: approaches, measures and management

2nd March 2021 From 2010 onwards, value for money (VfM) became an increasingly important watchword for British aid. In recent years, the UK’s Department for... 

The ingredients of successful adaptive programming in Tanzania: a QCA analysis

The ingredients of successful adaptive programming in Tanzania: a QCA analysis

2nd March 2021 ‘Adaptive management’ and ‘politically smart programming’ are increasingly popular ideas in development. They capture an ambition to programme in... 

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DA congratulates our first ever Members to be elected as Chairpersons of Portfolio Committees

Updated 37 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) in North West is thrilled to announce that two of our Members of the Provincial Legislature (MPLs), Gavin Edwards and... 

Hospersa Blasts Limpopo Health For Using Covid-19 Vaccines As A Dispute Bargaining Chip

Hospersa Blasts Limpopo Health For Using Covid-19 Vaccines As A Dispute Bargaining Chip

Updated 49 minutes ago Hospersa, a Union with more than 60 000 members in both the public and private health sector, has criticised the Limpopo Department of Health (DoH)... 

DA calls on Mthethwa and Arts Council to appear before Parliament in light of funding disputes

DA calls on Mthethwa and Arts Council to appear before Parliament in light of funding disputes

Updated 1 hour 9 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) has written to the Chairperson of the parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture, Beauty Dlulane,... 

Zikalala gets away with flouting the law while ordinary citizens are shown no mercy

Zikalala gets away with flouting the law while ordinary citizens are shown no mercy

Updated 1 hour 11 minutes ago It would appear that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in KwaZulu-Natal has decided not to press ahead with criminal charges brought against... 

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Treasury further tightens the noose on retirement assets of emigrants

Treasury further tightens the noose on retirement assets of emigrants

Updated 4 hours ago The Budget Review 2021 includes a proposal to impose a deemed retirement withdrawal tax on retirement assets of emigrants as an exit tax. The... 

Uber drivers in South Africa: employees or independent contractors?

Uber drivers in South Africa: employees or independent contractors?

Updated 4 hours ago Uber drivers are currently classified as independent contractors in South Africa, but there are plans to launch a class action to compel Uber SA to... 

Interdict granted in favour of restaurants

Interdict granted in favour of restaurants

Updated 5 hours ago Owners of restaurants, fast food outlets and related businesses can breathe a sigh of relief after the Federated Hospitality Association of... 

Africa’s first legal text on eDiscovery published

Africa’s first legal text on eDiscovery published

2nd March 2021 Hundreds of billions of emails are sent and received on a daily basis and it has been calculated that more than 97% of business documents are... 

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