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Albie Sachs bestowed France’s highest award

By: Thabi Madiba     19th November 2021 Former Justice Albie Sachs has received the distinction of Officier de la Légion d’honneur (Officer of the Legion of Honour). Ambassador of France... 

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Former Justice Albie Sachs
Eskom CEO André de Ruyter

'Eskom is alive': Deputy President Mabuza backs De Ruyter, urges investment in new stations

By: News24Wire      19th November 2021 Eskom CEO André de Ruyter has got the support of yet another leader in government after deputy president David Mabuza told Parliament that while... 

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa

Election funding: Patrice Motsepe's firm gave ANC more than R5m, while Ramaphosa bailed party out twice  

By: News24Wire      19th November 2021 With the African National Congress financially constrained and failing to pay its staff leading up to the municipal election, President Cyril... 

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Does Russia influence Africa on the UN Security Council?

8th November 2021 Over the past two decades, Russia has aimed to re-establish itself as a world power. A key way to achieve this has been through its permanent... 

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Election results

5th November 2021 The biggest vote in the election was the stayaway vote. Some 26-million people were registered, but only about 46% chose to go out and vote. This... 

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South African voters are disillusioned. But they haven’t found an alternative to the ANC

5th November 2021 South Africa’s historic 2021 local elections have highlighted a deep hole in its party politics – the governing party is in decline, but most... 

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South Africa’s ANC dips below 50%. But opposition parties fail to pick up the slack

5th November 2021 South Africa’s 2021 local government elections were momentous. They mark the first time that the now ruling party and erstwhile liberation... 

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Skilling up to Scale up: A guide to COP26 for development finance organisations

Skilling up to Scale up: A guide to COP26 for development finance organisations

26th October 2021 This toolkit aims to inform those who are new to COP processes and provides suggestions on how to engage in COP26. Specifically, this toolkit... 

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2021

Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2021

26th October 2021 Employment opportunities are a key consideration in planning for a low-carbon economy. Many governments have prioritised renewable energy... 

Effective collaboration between governance and sector programmes: Assessment of the evidence on what works

Effective collaboration between governance and sector programmes: Assessment of the evidence on what works

26th October 2021 Over the past two decades in Nigeria, the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and its predecessor the Department for... 

The Effects of COVID-19 Vaccines on Economic Activity

The Effects of COVID-19 Vaccines on Economic Activity

20th October 2021 This paper empirically examines the economic effects of COVID-19 vaccine rollouts using a cross-country daily database of vaccinations and high... 

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MEC Tertuis Simmers hands over houses in Eerste River at Forest Village Housing Development

23rd November 2021 Just over 3000 houses have been handed over to residents in the Forest Village Housing Development in Eerste River. This Catalytic Project... 

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DA Cllr Ewald Loock elected as Mayor of the Dr Beyers Naude Municipality

23rd November 2021 The DA welcomes the election of DA councillor Ewald Loock as the new Executive Mayor of the Dr Beyers Naude Local Municipality. Today, 23 November... 

A new beginning for Mogale City as DA is elected to govern

A new beginning for Mogale City as DA is elected to govern

23rd November 2021 The DA wishes to congratulate Cllr Tyrone Gray who was today elected the Executive Mayor for Mogale City Local Municipality. The comes after a vote... 

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Traxtion poised to lead the South African freight rail sector

23rd November 2021 With a commitment from President Cyril Ramaphosa to open South Africa’s rail network to third-party freight operators, Africa’s largest private... 

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Press Offices

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Baker McKenzie advises Standard Chartered Bank on pioneering African Private Placement of Green Bonds

28th October 2021 Baker McKenzie advised Standard Chartered Bank as Structuring Advisor and Placement Agent on the recent private placement of ZAR 3-billion Green... 

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Bowmans and Gide announce a strategic co-operation agreement to provide enhanced legal services to clients across Africa

28th October 2021 Leading France-based international law firm, Gide Loyrette Nouel (Gide), and leading African law firm, Bowmans, have today announced they have... 

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US announces renewed Prosper Africa trade initiative

27th October 2021 The United States (US) announced in July 2021 that the Prosper Africa initiative, launched in 2019 under the Trump administration, would be renewed... 

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South Africa’s energy landscape evolves, partly driven by climate change goals

27th October 2021 Legislative reforms are making South Africa’s energy sector greener and more competitive, which will encourage economic growth and help the country... 

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