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Celebrating an 'extraordinary human': Ramaphosa, Biden among those wishing Tutu a happy 90th birthday

By: News24Wire      7th October 2021 US President Joe Biden on Thursday echoed the best wishes extended to Archbishop Desmond Tutu on his 90th birthday, saying he was "inspired by his... 

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DA removes controversial KZN posters, apologises to Phoenix residents  

By: Sane Dhlamini     7th October 2021 Democratic Alliance KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Dean Macpherson on Thursday apologised to the Phoenix community and ordered the removal of... 

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Moderna plans to spend $500m on vaccine plant in Africa

By: Bloomberg     7th October 2021 Moderna said it would spend as much as $500-million to build a factory in Africa that could produce half a billion messenger RNA vaccine doses a... 

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Revitalising democratic life

28th September 2021 Professor Raymond Suttner unpacks his column 'Revitalising democratic life'. Click here to read the column. 

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“Where there is no vision, the people perish” – Proverbs 29:18.

28th September 2021 Professor Raymond Suttner unpacks his column "Where there is no vision, the people perish” – Proverbs 29:18. Click here to read the column. 

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We can’t banish Covid-19. But we can end the pandemic with vaccinations

28th September 2021 South Africa’s daily rate of new infections has been on a steady decline for some time. But, truth be told, a fourth wave is probably just on the... 

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Rising food prices could ignite unrest and instability in Africa

28th September 2021 Since the onset of Covid-19, global food prices have rocketed, putting pressure on the world’s most fragile countries. The United Nations’ Food and... 

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Public narratives and attitudes towards refugees and other migrants: Nigeria country profile

Public narratives and attitudes towards refugees and other migrants: Nigeria country profile

28th September 2021 This briefing presents an overview of Nigeria’s experience of hosting refugees and other migrants, policy approaches, key features of public... 

Illicit trading in Africa’s forest products: Focus on timber - Technical Report

Illicit trading in Africa’s forest products: Focus on timber - Technical Report

21st September 2021 It is estimated that between 50%-90% of Africa’s trade in tropical timber and products is illegal which has a significant negative impact on any... 

The Power Statistics Pocketbook for Selected African Countries

The Power Statistics Pocketbook for Selected African Countries

21st September 2021 This Pocketbook represents the end of this cycle of data collection, verification and publication. The selection of 16 African countries for the... 

 Violence Against Women and Girls During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Kenya

Violence Against Women and Girls During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Kenya

21st September 2021 In March 2020, the Kenyan government adopted measures including lockdowns, restriction on movement, and closure of schools and some businesses to... 

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Public Protector report leaves arrogant ANC with a bloody nose

13th October 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the report by the Office of the Public Protector into excessive charges on electricity tariffs within the... 

Without criminal charges, DA considers former MEC’s remarks as grandstanding

13th October 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has noted allegations made in the media by the former MEC for Police, Roads and Transport in the Free State, Sam... 

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ActionSA to Investigate Claims by Newcastle Mayor

13th October 2021 ActionSA has noted the claims emanating from the Newcastle Mayor in relation to the claims of water pollution against ActionSA Mayoral Candidate,... 

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GOOD will stop Cape Town's illegal use of pre-paid electricity meters as a debt collecting mechanism

13th October 2021 A GOOD-led City of Cape Town will place an immediate moratorium on the City's illegal practice of using pre-paid electricity meters as a debt... 

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EY announces results of Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards 2021; Redefine Properties ranks top

10th September 2021 The awards are designed to benchmark standards of excellence in the quality of integrated reporting to investors and other stakeholders of listed... 

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Accountability Now lobbies for legislation changes to enable a dedicated anti-corruption machinery of state in South Africa

10th September 2021 Public interest non-profit organisation Accountability Now, has engaged the executive and legislature on reform of the anti-corruption criminal... 

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EY Africa named the 2021 Overall Africa Champion & multiple SA winner in Gender Mainstreaming Awards

10th September 2021 EY Africa was named the Overall Africa Champion (non-listed) at the 9th Annual Gender Mainstreaming Awards at a virtual ceremony last night, the... 

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South Africa: Section 45 financial assistance – A broad interpretation of the Companies Act as highlighted in the recent Steinhoff decision

9th September 2021 The Companies Act, 2008 regulates the provision of financial assistance by a company, either in respect of the subscription of securities as set... 

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