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Congo expels UN peacekeeping mission spokesperson after protests

By: Reuters     3rd August 2022 Democratic Republic of Congo has asked the spokesperson of the United Nations peacekeeping mission, MONUSCO, to leave the country, blaming him for... 

Congo expels UN peacekeeping mission spokesperson after protests

Tunisia's opposition Ennahda says leader faces new investigation

By: Reuters     3rd August 2022 Tunisia's Islamist opposition party Ennahda said on Wednesday that its leader Rached Ghannouchi was under investigation on charges of describing... 

Burkina Faso army admits killing civilians in counter-terrorist strike

By: Reuters     3rd August 2022 Burkina Faso's army said on Wednesday that it accidentally killed civilians during a counter-terrorist operation in the country's southeast earlier... 


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The Conversation

Food security ‘experts’ don’t have all the answers: community knowledge is key

28th July 2022 South Africa is in the grips of a food system paradox. It’s a country known for its agricultural production and has a sophisticated policy... 

Institute for Security Studies

Arms trafficking from Libya to Niger is back in business

28th July 2022 Arms and ammunition seizures by security forces in Niger’s Agadez and Tahoua regions between January 2021 and February 2022 helped dismantle... 

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South Africa has been warned that it faces an ‘Arab Spring’: so what are the chances?

27th July 2022 Former South African President Thabo Mbeki recently launched a sharp critique of the governing African National Congress (ANC) for failure to... 

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Why Russia is on a charm offensive in Africa. The reasons aren’t pretty

27th July 2022 Russia is the source of less than 1% of the foreign direct investment into Africa. Substantively, then, Russia brings little to the continent. But... 

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Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office

World Refugee Day

30th June 2022 “We cannot forget the millions of asylum seekers, refugees and displaced persons in other parts of the world, who desperately need to be welcomed,... 

Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office

Outliving the High Cost of Living

30th June 2022 The ‘poverty premium’ that flows from price increases of petrol, diesel, illuminating paraffin, electricity, etc., affects the poor differently... 

 The Global Covid-19 Fintech Market Impact and Industry Resilience Study

The Global Covid-19 Fintech Market Impact and Industry Resilience Study

30th June 2022 As one of the largest empirical research undertakings on the effect of COVID-19 on the global fintech industry, the Global COVID-19 Fintech Market... 

Overseas Development Institute

Evidence-led adaptive programming: Lessons from MUVA

30th June 2022 Calls for more ‘adaptive programming’ have been prominent in international development practice for over a decade. Learning-by-doing is a crucial... 

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Special Investigating Unit investigates Lepelle Northern Water Board in Limpopo and Amatola Water Board in the Eastern Cape

10th August 2022 President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed a new proclamation authorising the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate allegations of corruption... 

Gauteng Health honours social workers who perished to Covid-19

10th August 2022 Covid-19 has had a detrimental impact on our lives and, has unfortunately, robbed us of colleagues within the Department. Last week Friday, the... 

Unsanctioned sports day costs municipality dearly

10th August 2022 As double overtime payments and service delivery backlogs in Dawid Kruiper municipality pile up, the DA is opposing the municipality’s decision to... 

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DA calls for urgent funding to fix pump stations

10th August 2022 The DA in KwaZulu-Natal today, calls on the Minister of Water and Sanitation, Senzo Mchunu, to urgently free up funding for the reconstruction and... 

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Press Offices


Local firm busts the status quo with majority female legal team

26th July 2022 NSDV Appoints Two More Women to Bolster Specialist Legal Offering  NSDV is Africa’s first fully integrated law and consultancy firm specialising in... 

Tax Consulting South Africa

Crypto regulation welcome if it stimulates growth

26th July 2022 The recent announcement that the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will soon begin regulating crypto transactions should come as no surprise to... 

Capital Legacy

What to do and who to contact when somebody dies

21st July 2022 Last year a neighbour woke me up at midnight. She needed help, because her 90-year-old husband had slipped, fallen and was in a coma. After... 

Tax Consulting South Africa

What South African expatriates need to know about tax before they return home

21st July 2022 Expatriates, beware! If you ceased your tax residency through the Financial Emigration process, you may require substantial reasoning for your... 

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ANC renewal is not about words but about actions - Mathews Phosa

Moving beyond “disillusionment” means recreating our political life

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