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Central African Republic seeks to lift legal immunity of four opposition MPs

By: Reuters     9th April 2021 A judge in Central African Republic has asked parliament to lift the immunity of four opposition lawmakers as part of an investigation into... 

Central African Republic seeks to lift legal immunity of four opposition MPs

Voting underway in Djibouti with president seen winning fifth term

By: Reuters     9th April 2021 Voters headed to the polls on Friday in the tiny but strategically important Horn of Africa nation Djibouti, with President Ismael Omar Guelleh... 

Exploration industry has tight deadline to comment on controversial draft regulations

Exploration industry has tight deadline to comment on controversial draft regulations 

By: Martin Creamer     9th April 2021 South Africa’s exploration industry has until April 19 to comment on controversial regulations still in draft form. “They’ve never consulted... 

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Fighting corruption is a job for us all

Fighting corruption is a job for us all

9th April 2021 Corruption is the dimmer of hope in South Africa. It is not just the looting of funds; it is in the number of people going to bed without food; it... 

Low and high ambition

Low and high ambition

9th April 2021 There will be some criticism and disappointment that South Africa’s draft updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) unveiled by Forestry,... 

Climate finance and the political economy of finance

9th April 2021 In his book, Feline Philosophy, which is about what cats can teach humans, John Gray points us to a few lessons. One of these is pertinent to what... 

 A third election without main opposition parties in Benin

A third election without main opposition parties in Benin

8th April 2021 On 11 April, Benin will hold its seventh presidential election since the 1990 national conference that paved the way for the country’s peaceful... 

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 Transforming Rural Mobility with MaaS

Transforming Rural Mobility with MaaS

6th April 2021 Ensuring access to public transport in rural areas is an important issue. Yet rural mobility is in a critical state around the world, requiring... 

 Technology Futures: Projecting the Possible, Navigating What's Next

Technology Futures: Projecting the Possible, Navigating What's Next

6th April 2021 What lies ahead for us? Although the modern world allows us to know and control so many things, our collective future remains slippery. This seems... 

 Data-driven Economies: Foundations for Our Common Future

Data-driven Economies: Foundations for Our Common Future

6th April 2021 This White Paper recommends creating new data governance models that combine data from various origins, including personal, commercial and/or... 

Renewable Capacity Statistics 2021

Renewable Capacity Statistics 2021

6th April 2021 The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) produces comprehensive statistics on a range of topics related to renewable energy. This... 

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Statements

DA reports Lwazi Lushaba to Human Rights Commission over Hitler comments

DA reports Lwazi Lushaba to Human Rights Commission over Hitler comments

9th April 2021 The DA will lodge a complaint against UCT lecturer, Lwazi Lushaba, with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) following his racist... 

ANC Statement on the establishment of the ANCYL National Task Team

ANC Statement on the establishment of the ANCYL National Task Team

9th April 2021 The ANC to National Executive Committee’s regular meeting held on the 26-29 March 2021 resolved to appoint the ANCYL National Youth Task Team as a... 

No material to fix burst pipes, leaks, meters in EThekwini

No material to fix burst pipes, leaks, meters in EThekwini

9th April 2021 The DA has confirmed through our oversight visit at the Water and Sanitation Depot Pinetown and Springfield that the EThekwini Municipality does... 

Communiqué of the Extraordinary Double Troika Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community Maputo, Republic of Mozambique

9th April 2021 1. The Extraordinary Double Troika Summit (DTS) of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held... 

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Press Offices

Always-on culture is no excuse to bend annual leave rules

Always-on culture is no excuse to bend annual leave rules

7th April 2021 Flexibility reigns in the Covid-19-era of remote working, driving trends such as semigration where professionals can escape the big city for the... 

Ignore eDiscovery at your peril

Ignore eDiscovery at your peril

6th April 2021 The proliferation of electronic documents makes electronic discovery imperative for the legal and corporate world, and mishandling such documents... 

South Africa – Update on validity of visas

South Africa – Update on validity of visas

6th April 2021 The Minister of Home Affairs in South Africa has issued amendments to the previous concession extending the validity period of legally issued... 

POPIA 101

POPIA 101

1st April 2021 All businesses with employees, customers and suppliers must comply with POPIA, which comes into effect on 1 July 2021. Here is a practical guide to... 

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