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Botswana may fall short of 4.2% growth target, cenbank official says

By: Reuters     Updated 5 hours ago Botswana's economy may fall short of the government's 4.2% growth target for this year, a senior central bank official said on Tuesday, citing... 

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Malaysia is planning to join Brics, Anwar says ahead of Li visit

By: Bloomberg     Updated 7 hours ago Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said that the Southeast Asian nation will join the Brics economic bloc, becoming the latest country to take... 

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DA poised to benefit most in GNU – Oxfam SA

By: Thabi Shomolekae     Updated 2 hours 5 minutes ago Oxfam South Africa board chairperson Mazibuko Jara stated on Tuesday that given the Democratic Alliance’s (DA’s) immediate access to “a skilled... 

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June 16 uprising: how a massacre in South Africa led to Africa’s boycott of the 1976 Olympics

14th June 2024 As the world prepares for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, can we maintain faith in the nonpolitical ethos of the event? The Montreal Olympics Games... 

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Jacob Zuma: South Africans have five theories about why he’s still popular

14th June 2024 A number of theories are being touted in South Africa about why and how former president Jacob Zuma retains his appeal as a leader. And why the... 

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First Korea-Africa Summit: another missed opportunity for Africa

14th June 2024 African delegates arrived in Seoul last week without a collective plan. But did they need one? Kenyan President William Ruto is taking some ribbing... 

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Is Ghana heading towards election-related unrest?

14th June 2024 Ahead of the December 2024 elections, heightened mistrust in state institutions and unresolved tensions threaten to disrupt the polls. On 7... 

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ACTION ONE: Reorganise the Presidency and the Cabinet

ACTION ONE: Reorganise the Presidency and the Cabinet

12th June 2024 The Centre for Development and Enterprise's new report, ACTION ONE: Reorganise the Presidency and the Cabinet is the first Agenda 2024: Priorities... 

“Lay a Strong Foundation for All Children” – Fees as a Discriminatory Barrier to Pre-Primary Education in Uganda

“Lay a Strong Foundation for All Children” – Fees as a Discriminatory Barrier to Pre-Primary Education in Uganda

12th June 2024 James Muhindo (not his real name) is a “boda boda” motorcycle driver in Tokora, Nakapiripirit. He would like to send his five-and-a-half-year-old... 

 Global Gender Gap Report 2024

Global Gender Gap Report 2024

12th June 2024 The Global Gender Gap Index annually benchmarks the current state and evolution of gender parity across four key dimensions (Economic Participation... 

 Decarbonizing South Africa’s Shipping and Trucking Sectors

Decarbonizing South Africa’s Shipping and Trucking Sectors

12th June 2024 This white paper presents the findings and recommendations from a First Movers Coalition workshop held in South Africa in March 2024, which focused... 

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De-risking vaccine production in Africa presents substantial challenges, but not insurmountable

De-risking vaccine production in Africa presents substantial challenges, but not insurmountable

Updated 7 hours ago Several public and private stakeholders in our healthcare sector were shocked to learn of Moderna’s decision to abandon its plans to establish a... 

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Ethics and Accountability Sacrificed as DA Vows to Shield Ramaphosa from Accounting for Phala Phala Scandal

Updated 7 hours ago In another whiplash-inducing U-turn, the DA appears to be aggressively backtracking on their vow to hold President Cyril Ramaphosa accountable for... 

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PSA cautiously welcomes appointment of first female Premier for Limpopo    

18th June 2024 The Public Servants Association (PSA) cautiously welcomes the historic moment of Dr Phophi Ramathuba as the first female Premier of Limpopo. The... 

The Lesser Devil is a Devil No Less

18th June 2024 The past few days have been fascinating as so many have gravitated around this notion of an ANC/DA grand coalition with such fervor as is so often... 

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Bulk interception and surveillance and the might of the State

14th June 2024 “It’s important to recognize that you can’t have 100 percent security and also then have 100 percent privacy and zero inconvenience. We’re going to... 

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The nexus: Disinformation, Misinformation, and Privacy in the Age of Gen AI

14th June 2024 The risks associated with disinformation and misinformation have reached heights never seen before in the era of Generation AI (Gen AI), where... 

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Managing Tax Risks Through Tax Indemnity Insurance

14th June 2024 Taxpayers have multiple tax risk management options at their disposal when entering into complex transactions with each option having its own... 

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Regulations Regarding the Control of the Import or Export of Waste

14th June 2024 On 2 October 2023, the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (“Minister“) published the Proposed Amendments to the Regulations... 

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Elections 2024 - prospects for the future

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