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Cape Town mayor alarmed by 'upsurge in homelessness'

By: News24Wire      26th May 2022 Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis is alarmed by the number of homeless people sleeping rough on the streets of the city. Hill-Lewis was addressing... 

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Africa’s economic recovery will be costly – AfDB

By: Thabi Madiba     26th May 2022 Africa will need at least $432-billion to address the effects of Covid-19 on its economies and on the lives of Africans — resources it does not... 

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South Africa must reform its regulatory environment, make itself investor-friendly – simple 

By: Martin Creamer     26th May 2022 South Africa must reform its regulatory environment and make itself investor friendly – simple. That is the straight-forward view of Dr Mathews... 

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The African Union’s conflict early warning system is no more. What now?

25th May 2022 Since 2017, the African Union (AU) has undergone institutional reforms to increase its efficiency and effectiveness. The gist of these reforms was... 

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Is the IMF making a comeback across Africa?

25th May 2022 It’s no secret that most African economies have endured a torrid time over recent years. Finances have been hard hit by two global crises –... 

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Red flags ahead of Lesotho’s October elections

24th May 2022 Lesotho’s Parliament is accused of dragging its feet over crucial reforms that must be voted into law ahead of the all-important October general... 

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Accountability Now Questions Parliamentary Legal Advisor after Confidential Communication Leaked to the Media

23rd May 2022 Anti-Corruption watch dog organisation, Accountability Now, has written* to the Parliamentary Legal Advisor, Zuraya Adhikarie, questioning her... 

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 Chief Economists Outlook: May 2022

Chief Economists Outlook: May 2022

25th May 2022 The May 2022 edition of the Chief Economists Outlook comes out amid extremely high uncertainty about geopolitical developments, the trajectory of... 

 Growing Intra-African Trade through Digital Transformation of Border and Customs Services: Regional Action Group for Africa

Growing Intra-African Trade through Digital Transformation of Border and Customs Services: Regional Action Group for Africa

25th May 2022 This report, prepared in collaboration with Deloitte, offers a pragmatic perspective on non-tariff barriers encountered in border and customs... 

 Unlocking the Social Economy Towards an inclusive and resilient society

Unlocking the Social Economy Towards an inclusive and resilient society

25th May 2022 Over decades, social enterprises, cooperatives, and innovative, entrepreneurial non-profits have prioritized social and environmental values, and... 

 Engaging Affected Stakeholders: Guidance for Board Members on Human Rights

Engaging Affected Stakeholders: Guidance for Board Members on Human Rights

25th May 2022 Companies face increasing scrutiny of their social and environmental performance from consumers, communities, workers, governments and investors.... 

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ANC agrees to DA’s call for independent legal opinion on SOCs

26th May 2022 The DA welcomes the rare moment of concurrence from the ANC in the parliamentary portfolio committee for public enterprises yesterday. In the... 

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DA wins battle to have President Ramaphosa account to Parliament

26th May 2022 Last week, I wrote to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to argue that the rules of the National Assembly demand that... 

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Minister Creecy must provide urgent guidance on borer beetle threat

26th May 2022 The DA has noted with concern the potential threat to South Africa’s trees from the invasive polyphagous shot hole borer beetle. It is reportedly... 

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NUMSA congratulates the new leadership of SAFTU

26th May 2022 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) congratulates the new leadership of SAFTU, which was elected at Birchwood in Ekurhuleni... 

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NDSV’s NEC 3 & 4 FOR newbies tip series

25th May 2022 Free legal advice may sound like the start of another lawyer joke, yet here we are: we’ve developed an easy-to-follow ‘NEC 3 & 4 FOR NEWBIES’... 

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What are the tax implications for victims of crypto fraud?

24th May 2022 The Mirror Trading International (MTI) scandal has been on the minds of many crypto investors during 2020. This scam attracted lots of attention in... 

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Do maintenance claims prescribe after 30 years or 3 years?

23rd May 2022 Each day there are people heading to family court to lodge personal maintenance claims against partners and/or on behalf of their children. All... 

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Leaving South Africa – Planning Your Fiscal ‘Exit Strategy’

20th May 2022 Tax Consulting South Africa, South Africa’s largest independent tax practice, returned this week from the Netherlands after hosting tax and... 

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