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Rigging allegations begin as Kenyan media slow tally of votes in tight presidential race

By: Reuters     12th August 2022 Without providing any proof, the secretary-general of Kenya's governing party has said the country's elections were rigged, fuelling public anxiety... 

Rigging allegations begin as Kenyan media slow tally of votes in tight presidential race
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Egypt to ration electricity to boost gas exports

By: Reuters     12th August 2022 Egypt's cabinet has approved a plan to ration electricity to save natural gas that it will instead divert to the export market to generate foreign... 

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SA’s moral accountability system broken down – Prof William Gumede

By: Sane Dhlamini     12th August 2022 With the African National Congress (ANC) at the center of corruption, South Africa’s moral accountability system has broken down. This was... 


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End of the beginning

12th August 2022 It goes without saying that having a plan to tackle load-shedding represents little more than the ‘end of the beginning’. That’s not to in any way... 

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Higher electricity connection fees in South Africa? A good, and necessary, next step

11th August 2022 There’s been outrage from some quarters in South Africa about reports that the power utility Eskom and some municipalities intend to increase the... 

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South Africa’s proposed electricity industry reform: lost in translation?

11th August 2022 South Africa’s ruling party recently proposed establishing a second state-owned power company. The purpose is to offset the “grave strategic risk”... 

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Marikana massacre: South Africa needs to build a society that’s decent and doesn’t humiliate people

11th August 2022 On 16 August mine workers, activists and no doubt a few politicians will gather on the now infamous rock outcrop near the former Lonmin Platinum... 

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Justice aid update and lessons from latest evaluations of donor programming

5th August 2022 Despite the growing global movement on people-centred justice approaches, latest aid figures confirm that justice is a low priority for donors,... 

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World Tariff Profiles 2022

3rd August 2022 Summary tables at the start of the publication provide cross-country comparisons of the average "bound" or maximum tariff each economy may apply to... 

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WTO issues latest edition of Annual Report

3rd August 2022 The Report opens with a message from WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who looks back at the unprecedented outcomes of MC12, the role of... 

2022 Global Refugee Work Rights Report

2022 Global Refugee Work Rights Report

2nd August 2022 Refugees’ right to work has been repeatedly recognized in international agreements—from the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees to... 

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Alexkor diamond corruption – SIU dragnet must be extended to the former CEO Lemogang Pitsoe

12th August 2022 “The DA welcomes the latest action taken by the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) to conduct a warrant of search and seizure against the Gupta... 

Amathole water crisis now placing rural healthcare at risk

12th August 2022 The extended water outages in many communities in the Amathole District Municipality (ADM) are now affecting free and low-cost healthcare services... 

Basic Education Portfolio Committee issues reminder of looming deadline for submissions on Basic Education Laws Bill

Basic Education Portfolio Committee issues reminder of looming deadline for submissions on Basic Education Laws Bill

12th August 2022 The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education Portfolio Committee on Basic Education would like to remind stakeholders and interested individuals of... 

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Minister Enoch Godongwana to headline CESA Infrastructure Indaba

12th August 2022 Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana will headline the upcoming annual Infrastructure Indaba hosted by Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) on... 

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Labour court rules it’s ‘fair’ to fire employees working beyond retirement age

10th August 2022 The dismissal of employees who have reached and worked beyond the normal retirement age has been found to be fair. Employers do not waive their... 

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Ten top tips on the planned two-pot system for retirement savings

10th August 2022 Draft amendments have been published to introduce the proposed two-pot system for retirement savings. Here is a summary of the main features. On 29... 


The “new normal” in South Africa isn’t as normal as elsewhere

5th August 2022 Hybrid working. Remote. Productivity. The changes to workplace dynamics brought on by the pandemic are global. Throw in the added South African... 

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Dire consequences for non-compliant companies

5th August 2022 A recent article by News24 reported on the arrest of two farmers with 39 undocumented Mozambican nationals on their premises. Both farmers are... 

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Magazine round up | 12 August 2022

ANC renewal is not about words but about actions - Mathews Phosa

Moving beyond “disillusionment” means recreating our political life

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