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R4bn may be removed from Eskom debt-relief for failure to meet EFC sale deadline

By: Terence Creamer     Updated 4 hours ago The South African government is proposing to reduce its planned allocations to Eskom under a previously announced R254-billion debt-relief package... 

R4bn may be removed from Eskom debt-relief for failure to meet EFC sale deadline
Opposition parties welcome election date, express readiness to take on ANC

Opposition parties welcome election date, express readiness to take on ANC

By: Thabi Shomolekae     Updated 7 hours ago Political parties have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement of the 2024 election date, expressing readiness for what is touted to be a... 

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Godongwana’s Budget Speech proved ANC lacks political will – DA, ActionSA

By: Thabi Shomolekae     Updated 1 hour 40 minutes ago Democratic Alliance (DA) Shadow Minister of Finance Dr Dion George said on Wednesday that Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana’s 2024 Budget Speech... 


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Gold and governance provide hope for Kenya’s artisanal miners

20th February 2024 Nestled in the vast semi-arid savanna of Dabel in northern Kenya, near the border with Ethiopia, lies the makeshift shanty mining town of Illo. The... 

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South Africa is falling behind in Africa’s new ‘gold rush’

20th February 2024 South Africa was once Africa’s undisputed mining champion. It built its major economy on gold and diamonds, particularly in the 20th century. But... 

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‘For the people, by the people’: Fact-checking 7 claims in Rise Mzansi’s election manifesto

20th February 2024 The new kid on the block, Rise Mzansi, launched its election manifesto on 20 January 2024. The People’s Manifesto was compiled after “almost a... 

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South Africa has spent billions in 4 years to create jobs for young people: how their wages affect the broader economy

16th February 2024 In October 2020 the South African government launched a collection of public employment programmes, initially intended as a response to the... 

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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Double taxation treaties and their implications for investment

20th February 2024 Double taxation arises where comparable taxes are imposed in two or more jurisdictions on the same taxpayer in respect of the same income or... 

World Economic Forum

Digital Trust: Supporting Individual Agency

20th February 2024 This paper discusses the interaction between digital technologies and human users, describing how protecting individual choice and agency is... 

RISE Mzansi

RISE Mzansi: The People’s Manifesto 2024

20th February 2024 The People’s Manifesto is RISE Mzansi’s commitment to the people of South Africa. The People’s Manifesto is the culmination of listening,... 

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Change Starts Now manifesto 2024

20th February 2024 What might a South Africa that hadn’t been forsaken, and its people largely abandoned to unemployment, poverty, crime and inequality by its... 

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Cadre deployment: Ruling comes down to approval of systemic injustice

Cadre deployment: Ruling comes down to approval of systemic injustice

Updated 5 hours ago The bid to declare cadre deployment unconstitutional was dismissed this morning in the Gauteng High Court – a decision which, according to... 

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Judge Hlophe's application to interdict National Assembly struck off the roll

Updated 5 hours ago The Parliament of South Africa notes the Western Cape High Court's decision to strike off the roll Judge John Hlophe's application, which sought to... 

Electoral Commission welcomes announcement of 2024 election date

Electoral Commission welcomes announcement of 2024 election date

Updated 6 hours ago The Electoral Commission welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that the 2024 general elections will be held on 29 May 2024. This... 

DA to lodge appeal to declare cadre deployment unconstitutional

Updated 6 hours ago The DA notes today’s judgement by the Gauteng High Court in the DA’s case against cadre deployment. The DA has already instructed our legal team to... 

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Managing annual leave – essential to sustaining a culture of high performance

20th February 2024 As the year kicks into full swing and employees begin to dream of their summer vacations, employers know that managing annual leave is a business... 


Remote Work and Point Based System: The Department of Home Affairs' Draft Amendments

19th February 2024 The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) builds on the recent win of the implementation of the Trusted Employer Scheme (TES) by publishing draft... 

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Reflecting on 2023: Trends and Insights in Business and Human Rights Across Africa

19th February 2024 Business and Human Rights (BHR) is on the rise in Africa, prompting companies to navigate an increasingly complex landscape. Webber Wentzel... 

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Navigating tax deductions: Lessons from the Unitrans Holdings case

19th February 2024 The Gauteng High Court recently dismissed the appeal of Unitrans Holdings (Unitrans) against the Tax Court judgment which had denied a tax... 

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