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South Africa gears up for legal battle over health-care revamp

By: Bloomberg     16th May 2024 A legal battle over South Africa’s newly enacted national health-insurance law is brewing and is likely to end up in the nation’s top court.... 

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Threats of legal action after Ramaphosa signs NHI into law

Threats of legal action after Ramaphosa signs NHI into law 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     16th May 2024 Civil society organisations and political parties are threatening legal action following Wednesday’s controversial signing of the National Health... 

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PGM-boosted green hydrogen backed by resolute South African govt's commitment 

By: Martin Creamer     16th May 2024 The production of green hydrogen, which is most effectively generated when catalysed by platinum group metals (PGMs), has profound economic and... 

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MS Immigration Advisory

The Growing Immigration Challenges in South Africa

14th May 2024 South Africa, also known as the "Rainbow Nation," is a country that has a rich history and diverse culture. It is home to people of various... 

Gwede Mantashe

A Green approach to position Africa as a primary beneficiary of her mineral resources

14th May 2024 The African continent, characterized by its youthful demographic and rapid economic growth, stands at a critical crossroads. Despite its vibrant... 

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Political Manifestos Provide Economic Fog

13th May 2024 A numbers game is evident in the election campaigns, with no similar innovation to solve the economic quagmire, writes Bongani Mankewu It has been... 

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Elections 2024: 10 variables of profound importance

13th May 2024 As South Africa approaches the monumental occasion of the 2024 national and provincial elections, it stands at the nexus of its democratic journey,... 

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World Economic Forum

Geopolitical Rivalry and Business: 10 Recommendations for Policy Design

13th May 2024 How can policies be designed to attain geopolitical goals through means that do the least harm to cross-border commerce? Doing so requires a... 

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South Africa must create a business-friendly environment to attract foreign investment

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     13th May 2024 Business organisation Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busiswe Mavuso writes in her latest weekly newsletter that the withdrawal of foreign... 

World Bank

Recipe for a Livable Planet: Achieving Net Zero Emissions in the Agrifood System

9th May 2024 The global agrifood system has been largely overlooked in the fight against climate change. Yet, greenhouse gas emissions from the agrifood system... 

Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity in El Geneina, West Darfur, Sudan

Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity in El Geneina, West Darfur, Sudan

9th May 2024 Early on June 15, 2023, the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) attacked a makeshift medical clinic in West Darfur’s capital, El Geneina, where 25 injured... 

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Western Cape Premier Alan Winde

Premier Alan Winde on outcomes of Western Cape Government Cabinet meeting

16th May 2024 Premier Alan Winde, today chaired a meeting of the Western Cape Government (WCG) Cabinet - the last gathering of this current administration’s term... 

NHI won't rescue NCape health care

NHI won't rescue NCape health care

16th May 2024 While there are many medical practitioners who go beyond the call of duty, there is no denying that the Northern Cape health sector is in dire need... 

Electoral Commission on results of Municipal by-election held 15 May 2024

Electoral Commission on results of Municipal by-election held 15 May 2024

16th May 2024 During the by-elections contested on 15 May 2024 in the North West, the African National Congress (ANC) retained its seat.  The new ANC councillor is: 

ANC hellbent on forcing BELA Bill through Committee

ANC hellbent on forcing BELA Bill through Committee

16th May 2024 The parliamentary committee for Basic Education was today meant to engage on amendments made by the NCOP on the BELA bill. Instead, the ANC... 

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Press Offices

Webber Wentzel

What do sectoral emission targets mean for your business?

13th May 2024 To support the implementation of South Africa's Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) under the Paris Agreement, the Minister of Forestry,... 

Tax Consulting SA

Enhancements in Trust Dispute Resolution Process by SARS

13th May 2024 In its continuous pursuit of organizational excellence and in alignment with its Vision 2024, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has unveiled... 

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Mediation Rules in South Africa: Where are we now?

13th May 2024 It is known in all jurisdictions globally, the courts are over-flowing with cases and South Africa is no exception, leaving disputants waiting... 

Werksmans

Competition and Employment law observations from the recent decision of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (Pty) Ltd v Competition Commission and Another [2024] ZACC 3

13th May 2024 The recent Constitutional Court decision of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (Pty) Ltd v Competition Commission and Another [2024] ZACC 3 (“Coca-Cola... 

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