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Mali junta wiping its feet on blood of French soldiers, says angry France

By: Reuters     28th September 2021 France's Armed Forces Minister defended her country's counter-terrorism role in Mali and accused the military junta of hypocrisy, bad faith and... 

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Mali could delay post-coup elections, interim PM says

By: Reuters     28th September 2021 Mali could push back presidential and legislative elections set for next February to avoid their validity being contested, its post-coup prime... 

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Unequal access to vaccines a huge risk to a sustained global recovery, says Ramaphosa

By: Yvonne Silaule     28th September 2021 Unequal access to vaccines presents a huge risk to a sustained global recovery and the vaccine business should not be just about profit but about... 

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Rwanda: the emergence of an African ‘smart power’

28th September 2021 Rwanda’s recent military deployments in July in Mozambique and in November 2020 in the Central African Republic (CAR) have raised criticism. Rwanda... 

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A granular look at UK’s COVID-19 ‘red list’ shows why it’s deeply flawed

27th September 2021 Earlier this year the UK introduced a “traffic light” system in yet another attempt to contain and mitigate the effects of Covid-19. The system... 

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Lessons from America?

24th September 2021 Recent signs of America’s weakening global economic, cultural, and military dominance notwithstanding, the country continues to play a... 

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The making – and then breaking – of South Africa’s Robben Island Museum

23rd September 2021 South Africa’s Robben Island Museum is an institution limping though a pandemic, and weighed down by its roller coaster history. In our book,... 

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ANC 2021 Local Government Election Manifesto

28th September 2021 We pledge to do more and better as we move forward. A Pledge to do and be better. A Pledge to deploy honest and competent local leaders. A Pledge... 

 Shaping an Equitable, Inclusive and Sustainable Recovery: Acting Now for a Better Future

Shaping an Equitable, Inclusive and Sustainable Recovery: Acting Now for a Better Future

28th September 2021 As the Covid-19 crisis continues, there is a widespread and profound realization that we must “build back better and broader”, and an understanding... 

 Consumers Beyond Waste: An initiative of the World Economic Forum’s Future of Consumption Platform

Consumers Beyond Waste: An initiative of the World Economic Forum’s Future of Consumption Platform

28th September 2021 The World Economic Forum’s Platform for Shaping the Future of Consumption seeks to advance responsible models of consumption to benefit people and... 

The Airport Tracker: uncovering aviation emissions

The Airport Tracker: uncovering aviation emissions

28th September 2021 The Airport Tracker is an ongoing project attempting to visualise the climate impact of the world’s largest airports. We make this data available... 

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Does Nzimande and the ANC regard the diverse speakers of Afrikaans as “foreign” to South Africa?

28th September 2021 The DA stands firm in defense of the truth that Afrikaans is an indigenous language following the latest cowardly attack on the speakers of the... 

DA calls for an investigation in the unpaid salaries at Nala Municipality

28th September 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for an investigation in the non-payment of salaries of Nala Municipality’s staff and Councillors. The... 

MEC and his Department can no longer ignore the terrible plight of Kennedy Road informal settlement residents

MEC and his Department can no longer ignore the terrible plight of Kennedy Road informal settlement residents

28th September 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) condemns the slow response from KwaZulu-Natal’s (KZN) Human Settlements Department and the eThekwini Municipality... 

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A manifesto of promise to help make the City of Gold shine again

28th September 2021 Today, I launched my party’s manifesto for the City of Johannesburg that will ensure basic service delivery is put back on track and will help the... 

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Fostering a child- The difference between foster care and adoption and affording financial assistance to foster parents

27th September 2021 Globally, family members take care of each, other especially during difficult times, for example, when a loved one falls sick or passes away, and... 

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Complex issues arise in limiting the rights of the non-vaccinated

23rd September 2021 The South African government may introduce “vaccine passports”, following moves by authorities in other jurisdictions, and the limitation of... 

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ICASA market inquiry into signal distribution services in South Africa

23rd September 2021 ICASA has published notice of its intention to conduct an inquiry into competition in signal distribution services and is inviting questions from... 

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China's new privacy law: its impact on South African organisations

22nd September 2021 South African businesses with links to China need to be aware of the country’s recently passed Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), which... 

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