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UN food agency says debris from drone strike hit truck in northern Ethiopia

By: Reuters     26th September 2022 Debris from a drone strike in northern Ethiopia's Tigray region hit a World Food Programme truck carrying humanitarian aid and injured the driver,... 

UN food agency says debris from drone strike hit truck in northern Ethiopia

Tunisians protest against poverty, high prices and food shortages

By: Reuters     26th September 2022 Hundreds of Tunisians protested on Sunday night in the capital against poverty, high prices and the shortage of some foodstuff, escalating pressure... 

July Unrest

Two more July unrest 'instigators' in the dock

By: News24Wire      26th September 2022 Two more suspects have been charged as alleged instigators of the July 2021 unrest. Ntobeko Knowledge Dube, 40, appeared on Monday in the Durban... 

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5 xenophobic myths about immigrants in South Africa debunked by researchers

26th September 2022 In South Africa, immigrants are often scapegoated as the root of socio-economic problems. In the post-apartheid landscape, Black African... 

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Smugglers carve a niche in Africa’s rare rosewood

26th September 2022 African rosewood (mukula) is the world’s most trafficked endangered timber, fuelling a US$26-billion market for Ming dynasty-styled furniture and... 

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Can Africa outdo its election riggers?

26th September 2022 Can the political opposition win elections even when the incumbent government is determined to remain in power at all costs? This is a challenge... 

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Heritage Day: Our Diversity Unites Us

23rd September 2022 It is true that change is good and it takes time. The same can be said of tradition, but tradition also tracks and reflects time, casting our... 

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The ANC Policy Conference and Migrants

22nd September 2022 Over the weekend of 29-31 July, the ANC held its 6th National Policy Conference at Nasrec, Gauteng. These conferences are meant to be held... 

African Development Bank

Climate Finance Newsletter - Issue N° 51 - January/August 2022

22nd September 2022 As the premier financial development institution in Africa, the African Development Bank acknowledges that climate finance is crucial for the... 

The Untapped Potential of Great Green Wall Value Chains: An Action Agenda to Scale Restoration in the Sahel

The Untapped Potential of Great Green Wall Value Chains: An Action Agenda to Scale Restoration in the Sahel

22nd September 2022 This report, commissioned by the World Economic Forum’s 1t.org initiative, explores the untapped opportunities from tree crop value chains in the... 

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2022

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2022

22nd September 2022 Jobs are of great importance in any economy. They are especially critical as the energy transition unfolds, given expected changes and disruptions... 

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Sol Plaatje officials go gaming while residents sit in the dark, without water

Updated 4 hours ago The DA in the Northern Cape will write to the MEC for CoGHSTA, Bentley Vass, to immediately address the fruitless and wasteful expenditure by the... 

SAMWU disappointed by decision to challenge the High Court ruling setting aside the appointment of the Municipal Manager

Updated 5 hours ago The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) in Limpopo province has learnt with great pain and disappointment the decision taken by the... 

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DA calls for public comment on cutting food VAT

26th September 2022 The DA calls on South Africans to comment on the scrapping of VAT on more essential food items, reducing the cost of these food items by over 15%.... 

Army provides private security to ANC cadres

26th September 2022 The DA strongly condemns the abhorrent abuse of power and misuse of state resources by an SANDF Colonel, as revealed in a recent news report. We... 

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The State of ICSID Arbitration in Africa

23rd September 2022 The International Centre for the Settlement for Investment Disputes (ICSID) has, since 1966, been recognized widely as the leading institution for... 

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South Africa: Contracting with non-resident contractors and employee tax considerations

22nd September 2022 There are certain Pay-As-you-Earn (PAYE) tax considerations that apply when a South African employer employs a non-South African tax resident... 

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South Africa: Does an "external company" registration result in a taxable "permanent establishment"?

21st September 2022 It has become relatively common for multinational enterprises to seek to do business in South Africa without having to incorporate a formal... 

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A Hail Mary for the Cash Constrained Taxpayer

21st September 2022 With inflation levels at their highest since 2009, coupled with rising interest rates in South Africa, cash strapped consumers are scrambling to... 

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ANC governments caused the problems: they cannot be the ones to resolve them

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