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Top UN officials call on UK to reconsider plan to transfer asylum seekers to Rwanda

By: Reuters     23rd April 2024 Two United Nations top officials on Tuesday called on the UK to reconsider its plan to transfer asylum seekers to Rwanda, warning the move would... 

Top UN officials call on UK to reconsider plan to transfer asylum seekers to Rwanda

Truce crumbles in Sudanese army's last Darfur holdout

By: Reuters     23rd April 2024 Attacks around the Sudanese city of al-Fashir have shattered a truce that protected it from a year-old war, leading to warnings of a new wave of... 

Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel

Employee share ownership plans mark successes, learnings  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     23rd April 2024 Employee share ownership plans (ESOPs) or worker share ownership programmes have enjoyed several successes in South Africa, especially gaining... 


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Will Senegal’s new president shake up external relations?

22nd April 2024 Despite pre-election rhetoric, long-standing principles and regional realities will likely guide international relations. Bassirou Diomaye Faye’s... 

Institute for Security Studies

Zimbabwe’s new ZiG doomed by overall lack of transparency

22nd April 2024 Economic mismanagement has stripped citizens’ trust in the government and threatens the new currency’s viability. The struggle to stabilise... 

Raymond Suttner

Genocidal war on Gaza, its support base, impact on democracy and levels of opposition (Part 4 of series on the Israeli war on the Palestinians)

22nd April 2024 The war waged in Gaza is not between Israel and Hamas (who initiated the current conflict by piercing Israeli defences and killing and taking many... 

The Conversation

South Africa’s electricity crisis: a series of failures over 30 years have left a dim legacy

19th April 2024 In 1994, apartheid ended and the African National Congress (ANC) won South Africa’s first ever democratic elections, promising “Electricity for... 

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African Development Bank

Private Equity in Africa: The role of the African Development Bank

19th April 2024 Since 1997, the African Development Bank has been at the forefront of supporting businesses in Africa through private equity funds. Private equity... 

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Trade and Development Report Update (April 2024)

19th April 2024 The report forecasts global economic growth to 2.6% in 2024, barely above the 2.5% threshold commonly associated with a recessionary phase. This... 

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Aid under pressure: 3 accelerating shifts in official development assistance

19th April 2024 Official Development Assistance (ODA) is more than just cash. It is a powerful way to make a difference where it matters most.  It is aimed at... 

World Economic Forum

The State of Social Enterprise: A Review of Global Data 2013–2023

19th April 2024 This report provides a comprehensive synthesis of the global state of social enterprise, using data from more than 80 countries gathered between... 

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Deputy President Paul Mashatile

Deputy President Mashatile in the United Arab Emirates on a Working Visit

23rd April 2024 Deputy President Shipokosa Paulus Mashatile is undertaking a Working Visit to Dubai and Abu-Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 22 - 25... 

More than R200 million in outstanding accruals at Chris Hani Baragwanath

23rd April 2024 In response to a parliamentary question, the DA can reveal that Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital amassed R210 711 151 in medical accruals... 

Special Investigating Unit warns public of scammers pretending to be Head of the SIU

Special Investigating Unit warns public of scammers pretending to be Head of the SIU

23rd April 2024 The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) cautions the public about scammers pretending to be the Head of the SIU, Adv. Andy Mothibi, and members of the... 

Worst Roads Tour: North West Roads Reveal Little Progress Under Democracy

Worst Roads Tour: North West Roads Reveal Little Progress Under Democracy

23rd April 2024 The start of ActionSA's Worst Roads Tour appropriately began in the North West Province with inspections of roads on the north eastern side of the... 

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Press Offices

MS Immigration Advisory

Exploring the connection between the South African immigration system and job creation

17th April 2024 In recent years, South Africa has seen a significant influx of immigrants from various African countries, as well as other parts of the world. This... 

Legal gavel

Sexism in the workplace

16th April 2024 Sexism in the workplace, although a serious issue, is not automatically a cause for dismissal. Context is everything when determining how to... 

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TikTok? Rather not – Social media and the workplace

16th April 2024 It is a new age, and Generation Z, aptly known as Zoomers, are beginning to make up a large part of the workplace. With that comes employees who... 

Capital Legacy

Don’t leave chaos in your wake

15th April 2024 Imagine trying to create a marketing campaign to get people to do their wills. There is probably nothing less exciting than talking about death... 

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