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Transnet to boost rail for VW, other automakers

By: Bloomberg     14th June 2024 Transnet said it’s in talks to run additional trains between a port in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape province and the country’s commercial hub of... 

Transnet to boost rail for VW, other automakers
DA leader John Steenhuisen

South Africa unity government to include ANC and pro-business DA

By: Reuters     14th June 2024 The African National Congress (ANC) and its largest rival, the pro-business Democratic Alliance (DA), have agreed to work together in a government... 

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy

Ukraine struggles to court Global South ahead of Swiss summit

By: Bloomberg     14th June 2024 Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva stopped off in Switzerland on Thursday. He won’t be returning for a summit on Ukraine 48 hours later.... 

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Reality check

14th June 2024 Regardless of composition, there are certain realities that South Africa’s new government cannot avoid. The first is an unemployment rate so high... 

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Sudan food emergency: local researcher unpacks scale of the disaster and what action is needed

13th June 2024 The UN recently warned of the risk of famine in Sudan. The war between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces has killed civilians and... 

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Are presidents good role models for vaccination uptake? DRC study shows only if they’re trusted, and people get to know about it

13th June 2024 Immunisation is considered one of the most cost-effective public health interventions, saving millions of lives each year, and benefiting the... 

The Conversation

Cyril Ramaphosa’s leadership style didn’t impress voters – but seeking consensus may be what South Africa’s unity government needs

12th June 2024 South Africa’s 2024 general election, with its devastating loss of a majority for the ruling African National Congress (ANC), is also damaging for... 

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 United Nations Secretary-General’s SDG Stimulus to Deliver Agenda 2030

United Nations Secretary-General’s SDG Stimulus to Deliver Agenda 2030

11th June 2024 The global economy has been facing multiple shocks.  The ability of many developing countries to invest in sustainable development and climate... 

A world of debt: Report 2024 – A growing burden to global prosperity

A world of debt: Report 2024 – A growing burden to global prosperity

11th June 2024 Public debt can be a powerful tool for development, enabling governments to finance critical expenditures and invest in a better future for their... 

“No Way Out” – Debt Imprisonment in Tunisia

“No Way Out” – Debt Imprisonment in Tunisia

11th June 2024 Mejid Hedhli, 58, is serving a 122-year and 9 months sentence in Nadhour prison in Bizerte. This former contractor used to have a viable business... 

Oxfam

Stop spending development funds on for-profit private healthcare providers

11th June 2024 We, the undersigned, are calling for a stop to funding from Development Finance Institutions to private for-profit healthcare providers. Mounting... 

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ActionSA Ready to Be a Constructive Opposition that Holds the ‘Grand Coalition’ Government to Account

ActionSA Ready to Be a Constructive Opposition that Holds the ‘Grand Coalition’ Government to Account

14th June 2024 Following today’s deliberations by the ActionSA Caucus in the National Assembly, the Party has resolved that since none of the parties involved in... 

Unisa withholds critical information from independent investigator

Unisa withholds critical information from independent investigator

14th June 2024 AfriForum’s Private Prosecution Unit has further questioned Unisa’s motive for suspending Dr Reshma Mathura, the university’s acting chief... 

The FW de Klerk Foundation Welcomes Concourt Dismissal of MKP Application for Urgent Interdict Encouraged by GNU Taking Shape

The FW de Klerk Foundation Welcomes Concourt Dismissal of MKP Application for Urgent Interdict Encouraged by GNU Taking Shape

13th June 2024 The FW de Klerk Foundation welcomes the Constitutional Court’s dismissal of the uMkhonto weSizwe Party's (“MKP”) urgent application for an... 

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ActionSA President to Attend the First Sitting of the 7th Parliament

13th June 2024 ActionSA President, Herman Mashaba, National Chairperson, Michael Beaumont, and National Director of Communications, Samkelo Mgobozi, will on... 

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Press Offices

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Regulations Regarding the Control of the Import or Export of Waste

14th June 2024 On 2 October 2023, the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (“Minister“) published the Proposed Amendments to the Regulations... 

Sabinet

Sabinet National Legislation (NetLaw): Your compass in the complex world of legislation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th June 2024 In an ever-evolving legislative environment, having swift access to accurate information about the latest national Acts, Rules and Regulations is... 

Tax Consulting SA

Protect Your Tax Data: Heightened Risks of eFiling Hackings Ahead of the 2024 Tax Filing Season

14th June 2024 As the 2024 income tax filing season approaches, taxpayers are advised to be on high alert. Reports of eFiling profile hackings have been on the... 

Legal gavel

Breathalyser Refusal

14th June 2024 The dismissal of a machine operator who refused to take a breathalyser test (in accordance with the company’s policy on substance abuse and the... 

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