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WC Education wants one metre rule in schools scrapped 

By: Sane Dhlamini     13th January 2022 The Western Cape Department of Education has called for the scrapping of the one metre rule in schools citing long-term negative consequences. This... 

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Another seismic survey is heading to SA waters, this time from Australia

By: News24Wire      13th January 2022 Just as the Amazon Warrior, a vessel that was to conduct a seismic survey off the Wild Coast on behalf of Shell, left South Africa, attention is... 

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AmaZulu throne: Expert claims late King Goodwill Zwelithini's signature on will is a forgery

By: News24Wire      13th January 2022 AmaZulu princesses Ntandoyenkosi Zulu and Ntombizosuthu Zulu-Duma have applied for an interdict to stop the coronation process of Prince Misuzulu... 


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How changes to South Africa’s value-added tax affect compliance among small firms

6th December 2021 Taxes “are the dues that we pay for the privileges of membership in an organised society”. As the quote from US president Franklin D Roosevelt in... 

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COP26: a mixed bag for Africa

6th December 2021 The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow was a decidedly mixed bag for developing nations, including many in Africa. On... 

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South Africa is failing to ride the digital revolution wave. What it needs to do

3rd December 2021 Workplaces are adopting new forms of advanced automation at a rate that suggests a digital revolution in the making. Digital technologies such as... 

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A false start for Africa’s free trade deal?

3rd December 2021 A year ago, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, wearing his African Union (AU) chairperson hat, convened a special AU summit to launch the... 

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The Changing Wealth of Nations 2021: Managing Assets for the Future

The Changing Wealth of Nations 2021: Managing Assets for the Future

12th November 2021 It is now clear that a narrow focus on the growth of gross domestic product (GDP) is insufficient to achieve humanity’s aspirations for sustainable... 

Digital Economy Report 2021

Digital Economy Report 2021

12th November 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the process of digital transformation and added urgency for Governments to respond. A key challenge is how to... 

 Framework for strengthening health emergency preparedness in cities and urban settings

Framework for strengthening health emergency preparedness in cities and urban settings

12th November 2021 Cities and urban settings are crucial to preventing, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from health emergencies, and therefore enhancing... 

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Chief Economists Outlook

11th November 2021 The November Chief Economists Outlook is published as COVID-19 is resurging in some parts of the world, the global economy still finds itself in... 

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Zondo final report – urgent public procurement reform needed, says Zondo

20th January 2022 A national charter against corruption, a single anti-corruption agency and the professionalisation of public procurement. These are some of the... 

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2022 budget tips – make your voice count

20th January 2022 The Minister of Finance, Mr Enoch Godongwana, will deliver his inaugural National Budget Speech on 23 February 2022. As usual, the budget... 

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Solidarity’s 2022 Bank Charges Report: New entrants turn market on its head  

20th January 2022 The Solidarity Research Institute (SRI) today released its 2022 Bank Charges Report in which it is explained that this year online banks are the... 

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DA calls on Buffalo City Metro to give clarity on water crisis

20th January 2022 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCMM) is calling on the Metro to urgently give clarity regarding the... 

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Justice inspired: Rethinking our engagement

22nd November 2021 As part of their ongoing strategic partnership, LexisNexis South Africa and Africa Legal launched the Justice Inspired initiative that seeks to... 

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Information Regulator publishes its PAIA Manual

18th November 2021 The Information Regulator has published its manual, setting out how requests for access to information can be made to it, the categories of records... 

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Compliance blitz on the cards for the agrochemicals sector

18th November 2021 In the wake of the UPL warehouse fire, the agrochemicals sector should take immediate steps to comply with the relevant legislative obligations... 

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Winding up an external company in South Africa

18th November 2021 Is it possible for creditors to apply for the winding up of a South African branch of a foreign company (“an external company”), even if the... 

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