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First Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines to Africa under COVAX go to Rwanda

By: Reuters     Updated 3 hours ago The first doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 shots to be dispatched to Africa under the global COVAX vaccine-sharing scheme were to arrive in Rwanda on... 

First Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines to Africa under COVAX go to Rwanda
Senegal receives its first AstraZeneca vaccines under COVAX

Senegal receives its first AstraZeneca vaccines under COVAX

By: Reuters     Updated 3 hours ago Senegal received 324 000 doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine early on Wednesday as the COVAX global distribution scheme accelerates delivery... 

ARM board approves R5.7-billion Merensky project at Two Rivers mine

ARM board approves R5.7-billion Merensky project at Two Rivers mine 

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 34 minutes ago The board of diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) has approved the Merensky reef project at the Two Rivers platinum group... 

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An African agenda at the World Trade Organization

An African agenda at the World Trade Organization

1st March 2021 Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes office as World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General today, on 1 March. As the first female and first African in... 

Zuma vs the State

Zuma vs the State

26th February 2021 Dear Mr President, His Excellency Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa. I am at my wits' end about the political antics of your fellow cadre, former president... 

Budget 2021 – JP Landman

Budget 2021 – JP Landman

26th February 2021 It is useful to start with what was expected by many commentators, but then did not actually materialise in the budget. There were no income tax... 

Tariff tussle

Tariff tussle

26th February 2021 Much attention is, quite correctly, being given to the 15.68% tariff increase granted to Eskom by the energy regulator following a court order... 

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Report of the Independent Panel on the Public Protector

Report of the Independent Panel on the Public Protector

1st March 2021 Report of the Independent Panel on the Public Protector 

Responsible Use of Technology: The Microsoft Case Study

Responsible Use of Technology: The Microsoft Case Study

26th February 2021 In collaboration with the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University, USA The World Economic Forum Responsible Use of Technology... 

The 2021 Budget

The 2021 Budget

25th February 2021 At one point in his speech yesterday, the finance minister plaintively insisted that this was “not an austerity budget”. That is probably not how... 

Proposed Electoral Model For South Africa

Proposed Electoral Model For South Africa

24th February 2021 In the light of the recent Constitutional Court judgement declaring the current Electoral Act unconstitutional, the Inclusive Society Institute... 

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Scrap extension of collective bargaining agreements to small businesses

Updated 2 hours 14 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the urgent interdict granted to the Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (Fedhasa) and the... 

Is Gwede speaking with forked tongue?

Is Gwede speaking with forked tongue?

Updated 2 hours 17 minutes ago This morning’s Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy has revealed a major disconnect between what Minister Gwede... 

Labour Law Reform Proposals to be tabled to the Labour Market Chamber of Nedlac

Labour Law Reform Proposals to be tabled to the Labour Market Chamber of Nedlac

Updated 5 hours ago The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a few gaps in the Labour legislation. This means that Key amendments are necessary to the Labour laws to... 

AfriForum assists owner of Hennie’s with theft charges against police after alcohol disappears

AfriForum assists owner of Hennie’s with theft charges against police after alcohol disappears

Updated 7 hours ago AfriForum’s Private Prosecution Unit today assisted Werner Pretorius, the owner of Hennie’s Restaurant in Moreleta Park, in laying criminal charges... 

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Cryptocurrency a primary concern for tax authorities

Cryptocurrency a primary concern for tax authorities

2nd March 2021 There are many South Africans who have made investments into cryptocurrency, and we see all types of traders and investors on a daily basis. It has... 

Litigation – Against your Business!

Litigation – Against your Business!

2nd March 2021 Litigation and disputes are often traumatic experiences, especially on the personal front. Divorcees will attest to that. Business usually is... 

Pretoria High Court finds registered digital communication basis for default judgement

Pretoria High Court finds registered digital communication basis for default judgement

2nd March 2021 A ground breaking judgement in the Pretoria High Court has accepted the digitally registered delivery of a Section 129 final letter of demand for... 

Positive Budget Speech, but poor revenuesput high earners at risk

Positive Budget Speech, but poor revenuesput high earners at risk

2nd March 2021 On 24 February, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivered South Africa’s 2021 National Budget speech. An upbeat Mboweni announced several tax... 

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