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Creation of separate youth ministry a bad idea, ANC Youth League says

By: News24Wire      1st August 2022 The African National Congress’s touting of a separate ministerial department to deal solely with youth issues, including unemployment, will not... 

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Algeria's president says interested in joining BRICS group

By: Reuters     1st August 2022 Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said his country is interested in joining the BRICS group, telling a TV interviewer that Algeria largely... 

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Senegal's ruling party says holds majority after legislative vote

By: Reuters     1st August 2022 Senegal President Macky Sall's ruling coalition said on Monday it has won 30 of the country's 46 administrative departments, giving it a slim... 


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The need for speed

22nd July 2022 A recent bidders conference hosted by the Independent Power Producer (IPP) Office was instructive for many reasons. For one, it highlighted the... 

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Religion and state need to be in balance to protect democracy in South Africa

21st July 2022 The relationship between religion and the law is often complicated. It is sometimes even conflicted. At the heart of the matter lies the tension... 

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Chad’s political transition lags behind deadline

21st July 2022 Chad’s political transition was meant to take 18 months, from April 2021 to September 2022, but it now appears an extension will be needed. The... 

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Africa can achieve prosperity, but there are no quick fixes

20th July 2022 After decades of modest livelihood improvements, Africa’s fortunes started turning around in the mid-1990s. But the gap in crucial indices, such as... 

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Report of the Reverend Frank Chikane, Reverend Moss Ntlha and Reverend Mzwandile Molo on their Pastoral and Solidarity Visit to Palestine and Israel

Report of the Reverend Frank Chikane, Reverend Moss Ntlha and Reverend Mzwandile Molo on their Pastoral and Solidarity Visit to Palestine and Israel

20th June 2022 A Delegation which visited Palestine and Israel from the 24-29 May 2022 consisting of the Rev. Frank Chikane, the Rev. Moss Ntlha and the Rev.... 

Extortion or Transformation? The Construction Mafia in South Africa

Extortion or Transformation? The Construction Mafia in South Africa

20th June 2022 Since 2015, South Africa has witnessed the emergence of a new kind of criminality in the form of organized groups targeting the construction sector... 

World Health Organization

World mental health report: Transforming mental health for all

17th June 2022 Mental health is critically important to everyone, everywhere. All over the world, mental health needs are high but responses are insufficient and... 

International Renewable Energy Agency

Renewable Energy for Agriculture: Insights from Southeast Asia

17th June 2022 The agriculture sector is a key economic sector in Southeast Asia and an important driver of socio-economic development, supporting the livelihoods... 

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Solidarity publishes tender document indicating skills shortage in Eskom

11th August 2022 Solidarity today published a tender document indicating that Eskom is looking for critical skills. These include project managers, maintenance... 

AMCU response to the solicitor comments on ENCA interview

11th August 2022 AMCU maintains that the past ten (10) years since the Marikana Massacre have been years of betrayal with no accountability, no apology, and no... 

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COSATU mourns and remember the 44 workers who lost their lives during 2012 violent strikes in Marikana

11th August 2022 The Congress of South African Trade Unions mourns and remember the 44 workers who lost their lives during the violent strikes in Marikana in 2012.... 

No cases of African Horse Sickness in WC since May

11th August 2022 The Western Cape Department of Agriculture has confirmed that there have been no new cases of African Horse Sickness (AHS) in the province since a... 

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Baker McKenzie

Voluntary or voluntarily compulsory?

12th July 2022 The voluntary disclosure programme (VDP) in South Africa, introduced by the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (TA Act), aims to increase tax collection,... 

Tax Consulting SA

Five Misconceptions About Crypto Taxation

12th July 2022 Since its inception in 2009, there have been many misconceptions about crypto assets, often referred to as cryptocurrencies. These confusions have... 

Webber Wentzel

Retailers using AI should be aware of personal privacy and cyber crimes issues

12th July 2022 Artificial intelligence (AI) is being deployed to help shoppers make better choices, but retailers must be aware of their obligations under... 

Werksmans Attorneys

The South African Reserve Bank’s new monetary policy implementation framework

12th July 2022 On the 8th of June 2022, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) commenced with its 12‑week transition to a new monetary policy implementation... 

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Magazine round up | 12 August 2022

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

Moving beyond “disillusionment” means recreating our political life

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