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Eskom crisis: ANC NEC hears calls for state of emergency, moving power utility to energy dept  

By: News24Wire      5th July 2022 The African National Congress's national executive committee heard wide-ranging and spirited calls for intervention in response to the Eskom energy... 

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State of the SA Cities Report: Poverty and unemployment are on the increase

By: News24Wire      4th July 2022 Do you want to live longer? Then, moving to Cape Town may be a good idea.  

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Eskom rejects Tshwane's debt repayment plan

By: News24Wire      4th July 2022 Eskom has rejected the City of Tshwane Municipality's offer to enter into payment settlement arrangements for R878-million owed to the power... 

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The Pan-African Parliament finally elects a president

1st July 2022 It took a stern intervention from African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat. But eventually the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) in... 

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Slow but steady

1st July 2022 Some solid, albeit slow, progress is being made to convert the $8.5-billion offer of concessional climate finance to accelerate South Africa’s... 

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Five actions to prepare African countries better for the next pandemic

30th June 2022 Globally, cases of Covid-19 and related deaths are lower in June 2022 than they were at the beginning of the year. But the infection numbers are... 

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Media literacy education in South Africa can help combat fake news - here’s what’s needed

30th June 2022 Online platforms are replete with examples of false information – from WhatsApp messages punting some miraculous cure for Covid, to social media... 

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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... 

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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... 

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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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Basic needs and wellbeing in displacement settings: the role of humanitarian assistance and social protection

30th June 2022 The increasing and sustained presence of displaced people in host communities worldwide requires new approaches to assistance. One potential... 

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Oupa Chembe to be tried shortly for assault of young man

5th July 2022 The case against Oupa Chembe (52) on charges of assault and malicious damage to property was today in the Krugersdorp Magistrate’s Court postponed... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes High Court judgement in the matter of Sivuka V Ramaphosa

5th July 2022 President Ramaphosa welcomes the judgement in the matter of Sivuka V Ramaphosa, delivered by the high court on 1 July 2022.   The tragic events of... 

Treasury publishes final amendments to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act

5th July 2022 The National Treasury today publishes the final amendments to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act, as published as Notice No. 2230 in Government... 

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Home Affairs dismisses two officials and suspends four for identity related fraud

5th July 2022 In its ongoing clean-up operations the Department of Home Affairs has dismissed two (2) employees for fraud relating to selling of South African... 

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Can a litigant request the recusal of a presiding officer on the basis of race in labour disputes?

1st July 2022 Can an employee in a labour dispute request that a presiding officer recuse themselves on the basis that the presiding officer is the same race as... 

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Can an employee give notice to avoid a disciplinary hearing?

1st July 2022 A common misconception exists that termination of the employment contract can be done by way of a unilateral act. Although tendering resignation... 

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Termination of Employment While on Probation

30th June 2022 When you get accepted for a job you have applied for, there is usually a three (3) month probation period attached to it before you become... 

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The Value in value-based pricing models for law firms

30th June 2022 Value-based pricing is the new kid on the block for many law firms. However, it is statistically proven to be the model which shows the highest... 

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