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While policing budgets bleed, Cele's ministry spends R8m on accommodation, entertainment, catering  

By: News24Wire      12th August 2022 Police Minister Bheki Cele's ministry has spent R8-million on accommodation, entertainment and catering between 1 April 2019 to 17 June this year,... 

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Parliament fire: Accused arrives in court holding cells in pyjamas and on hunger strike

By: News24Wire      12th August 2022 Parliament arson-accused Zandile Mafe is on another hunger strike, his lawyer said after a dramatic no-show in the dock for his pre-trial hearing... 

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Sars strike suspended as unions give talks a chance  

By: News24Wire      12th August 2022 The South African Revenue Service has announced that unions have suspended their strike at the tax body and have reported for duty as the wage... 


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End of the beginning

12th August 2022 It goes without saying that having a plan to tackle load-shedding represents little more than the ‘end of the beginning’. That’s not to in any way... 

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Higher electricity connection fees in South Africa? A good, and necessary, next step

11th August 2022 There’s been outrage from some quarters in South Africa about reports that the power utility Eskom and some municipalities intend to increase the... 

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South Africa’s proposed electricity industry reform: lost in translation?

11th August 2022 South Africa’s ruling party recently proposed establishing a second state-owned power company. The purpose is to offset the “grave strategic risk”... 

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Marikana massacre: South Africa needs to build a society that’s decent and doesn’t humiliate people

11th August 2022 On 16 August mine workers, activists and no doubt a few politicians will gather on the now infamous rock outcrop near the former Lonmin Platinum... 

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World Trade Organization

World Tariff Profiles 2022

3rd August 2022 Summary tables at the start of the publication provide cross-country comparisons of the average "bound" or maximum tariff each economy may apply to... 

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WTO issues latest edition of Annual Report

3rd August 2022 The Report opens with a message from WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who looks back at the unprecedented outcomes of MC12, the role of... 

2022 Global Refugee Work Rights Report

2022 Global Refugee Work Rights Report

2nd August 2022 Refugees’ right to work has been repeatedly recognized in international agreements—from the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees to... 

 Morocco’s Playbook to Crush Dissent

Morocco’s Playbook to Crush Dissent

29th July 2022 Independent journalist Omar Radi, 33, looked a bit tired during his meeting with Human Rights Watch on a café terrace in Rabat on July 15, 2020.... 

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Bulk infrastructure puts a cap on NC economic development

Updated 2 hours 20 minutes ago If bulk infrastructure constraints in a number of Northern Cape municipalities are not addressed urgently, it could bring economic development in... 

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Catholic Bishops challenge President Ramaphosa and his government to stop corruption and address the plight of the poor, the high level of unemployment and cost of living

Updated 2 hours 21 minutes ago We,  the bishops of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference,  are deeply concerned about the current high levels of unemployment and the... 

Latest Update on Western Cape Water Situation

Updated 2 hours 28 minutes ago The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) wishes to update citizens on the latest Western Cape's water situation. Today's hydrological report... 

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ActionSA To Reach Out To Patricia Kopane Following Resignation From DA

Updated 4 hours ago Today ActionSA notes the resignation of Patricia Kopane from the Democratic Alliance (DA) both as a party member and a Member of Parliament (MP).... 

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New Critical Skills List provides relief for foreign professionals in the healthcare sector

5th August 2022 The revised Critical Skills List extends the opportunity to obtain critical skills visas and permanent residence permits to various professionals... 

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Resolving customs and excise disputes with SARS – ancillary dispute resolution mechanisms [part 3 of 4-part series]

5th August 2022 There are various mechanisms to resolve disputes with SARS' Customs and Excise divisions. In this article, we consider the uses and value of... 

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SCA decision on Advertising Regulatory Board's powers a victory for brand owners and consumers

5th August 2022 A recent ruling of the SCA has upheld the Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB)’s power to make rulings on advertisements of non-members for the... 


Road block ahead! Are data protection laws stifling technological innovation?

5th August 2022 Oh, where the time has gone! It has been four years since the European Union’s flagship data privacy legislation, the General Data Protection... 

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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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