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Uganda: Bobi Wine suspends election campaign over violence

By: News24Wire      2nd December 2020 Bobi Wine, the Ugandan singer and presidential candidate, suspended his campaign on Tuesday after members of his campaign team were injured and his... 

Uganda: Bobi Wine suspends election campaign over violence
United Nations and Ethiopia reach aid pact for war-hit Tigray

United Nations and Ethiopia reach aid pact for war-hit Tigray

By: Reuters     2nd December 2020 Ethiopia and the United Nations reached an agreement on Wednesday to channel desperately needed humanitarian aid to a northern region where a month... 

Copper bull market now fully under way – Goldman Sachs

Copper bull market now fully under way – Goldman Sachs 

By: Martin Creamer     2nd December 2020 The bull market for copper is now fully under way with prices reaching their highest level since 2017, Goldman Sachs International commodities... 

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 Tshisekedi and Kabila fall out

Tshisekedi and Kabila fall out

2nd December 2020 Two-and-a-half years after striking a political deal with his erstwhile political enemy that saw him being handed the presidency of the Democratic... 

 DRC’s shady political alliance unravels

DRC’s shady political alliance unravels

1st December 2020 On 26 November President Félix Tshisekedi concluded a three-week presidential consultation with political, economic, trade union, corporate and... 

Conflict between Tigray and Eritrea -- the long standing faultline in Ethiopian politics

Conflict between Tigray and Eritrea -- the long standing faultline in Ethiopian politics

1st December 2020 The missile attack by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front on Eritrea in mid-November transformed an internal Ethiopian crisis into a transnational... 

Grants and family support programmes can change lives. A South African case study

Grants and family support programmes can change lives. A South African case study

1st December 2020 Every day there is disheartening negative news about the plight of children around the world. Stories about child labour, violence against children... 

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Closing the Skills Gap: Key Insights and Success Metrics

Closing the Skills Gap: Key Insights and Success Metrics

1st December 2020 Closing the Skills Gap: Key Insights and Success Metrics provides an overview of learnings from the World Economic Forum’s Closing the Skills Gap... 

World malaria report 2020

World malaria report 2020

1st December 2020 The 2020 edition of the World malaria report takes a historical look at key milestones that helped shape the global response to the disease over... 

 Growth Drivers in Kenya: A Supply-Side Analysis

Growth Drivers in Kenya: A Supply-Side Analysis

1st December 2020 We empirically assess the drivers of output growth in Kenya using a Cobb-Douglas production function within a growth accounting framework. Our... 

Africa After COVID-19: Lessons for a More Resilient Continent

Africa After COVID-19: Lessons for a More Resilient Continent

1st December 2020 The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted Africa’s perennial development and governance challenges. With several vaccines on the horizon and attention... 

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Statements

KZN largest dam remains low despite recent rainfall

2nd December 2020 The Department of Water and Sanitation in KwaZulu-Natal has expressed concern over the decline of one of KZN’s largest dams, Albert- Falls.... 

DA condemns ANC MKMVA’s threat directed at the Zondo Commission

DA condemns ANC MKMVA’s threat directed at the Zondo Commission

2nd December 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) finds utterances by the ANC MKMVA President, Kebby Maphatsoe, referring to the likelihood of a coup d'état or civil... 

DA welcomes HAWKS investigation into relief funding allocation

DA welcomes HAWKS investigation into relief funding allocation

2nd December 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Northern Cape (NC) welcomes the revelation made in the portfolio committee for Sport, Arts & Culture, that the... 

Minister of Environment, Forestry And Fisheries Notes High Court Decision on Thabametsi environmental Authorisation

Minister of Environment, Forestry And Fisheries Notes High Court Decision on Thabametsi environmental Authorisation

2nd December 2020 The decision of the North Gauteng High Court setting aside the environmental authorization for the Thabametsi power station has been noted,  says... 

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Press Offices

SA Competition Commission plans to zoom in on digital markets

SA Competition Commission plans to zoom in on digital markets

1st December 2020 The Competition Commissioner during the Commission's Annual Conference (in November 2020), noted that the Commission will take a "decisive and... 

Diego Maradona: No Last Will & Testament Means More Drama

Diego Maradona: No Last Will & Testament Means More Drama

1st December 2020 Diego Maradona was touted as one of the greatest footballers to have ever lived. His professional career, however, was tainted by controversy none... 

Scalabrini secures a victory on behalf of asylum seekers

Scalabrini secures a victory on behalf of asylum seekers

1st December 2020 Home Affairs has been interdicted from implementing certain provisions of the Refugees Act and new Regulations (both implemented on 1 January... 

POPIA, GDPR – or both?

POPIA, GDPR – or both?

30th November 2020 Businesses that have taken steps to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation passed by the EU will also have to be compliant with South... 

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