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Trust is vital to ensure people are vaccinated – panel on mandatory vaccination

By: Sane Dhlamini     14th October 2021 Covid Comms SA’s Tessa Dooms said on Thursday that the importance of communication has been vital from the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Covid... 

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Second Ebola case confirmed in eastern Congo, health official says

By: Reuters     14th October 2021 A second case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a health official said on Thursday, a week after a young boy... 

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Pro-democracy protests flare up in Eswatini

By: Reuters     14th October 2021 Pro-democracy protests have flared up in Eswatini, months after authorities loyal to the southern African country's absolute monarch quashed an... 

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The strength in diversity and its connection to empathetic, compassionate leadership

13th October 2021 Among the many lessons that the pandemic has taught us as a country and one of the common challenges that has arisen, is adapting to the relatively... 

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MPL Cameron Dugmore says ANC has a plan for Cape Town

13th October 2021 On Saturday October 9, 2021, the African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape held its Manifesto Launch at the iconic Samaaj Centre in... 

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Failed public training system makes this no country for young people

12th October 2021 Improving the prospects of SA’s millions of jobless youngsters will take tough policy reforms in the areas of growth constraints and labour... 

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If we want to remedy our current choiceless democracy, we must re-establish link between politics and the people

12th October 2021 There is a general sense of cynicism about the forthcoming elections. Political parties are not trusted, and their undertakings are not believed.... 

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Refugee, Migrants and Displaced Persons

8th October 2021 The Roman Catholic Church observes the last Sunday in September as World Day for Migrants and Refugees. This year marked the 107th such observance.... 

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Pregnancy and COVID-19

8th October 2021 Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic most of our healthcare resources have been directed toward identifying those with COVID-19, and providing... 

The African Development Bank Group is leading the way for climate-smart agricultural adaptation across Africa

The African Development Bank Group is leading the way for climate-smart agricultural adaptation across Africa

8th October 2021 About 65% of the uncultivated, arable land left to feed the world is in Africa. The size of Africa’s food and agriculture market will be worth... 

Reclaiming sustainable infrastructure as a public good

Reclaiming sustainable infrastructure as a public good

8th October 2021 Infrastructure is key to improving living conditions worldwide, but the current push to attract (often foreign) private finance to projects in the... 

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Eskom and City Power sign memorandum of understanding on possible transfer of Johannesburg electricity distribution to City Power

14th October 2021 Eskom and City Power, the electricity company owned by the City of Johannesburg, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a view to... 

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R1.2 billion spent on a waste collection project while Ekurhuleni residents drown in filth

14th October 2021 Ekurhuleni is the filthiest Metro in Gauteng, and it comes as no surprise that the municipality’s R1.2 billion waste collection project has nothing... 

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Kamiesberg hits residents when they are down

14th October 2021 While Hondeklip Bay residents – and particularly guesthouses – are on their knees from crippling water shortages during flower season, Kamiesberg... 

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Joburg signs power supply takeover MOU with Eskom

14th October 2021 The City of Johannesburg and Eskom have finally signed the much-anticipated memorandum of understanding (MOU) to kick-start planning for the... 

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The Companies Amendment Bill 2021 could have unintended consequences for business rescue

7th October 2021 Proposed amendments to sections 135 and 145 of the Companies Act raise various concerns related to post-commencement financing in the business... 

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Time to rethink the role of the advocate in SA law

5th October 2021 South Africa’s legal system is in dire need of a shake-up to make it more inclusive and accessible to those who need it the most – and rethinking... 

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Rebuilding South Africa together

5th October 2021 During October, Rebuilding South Africa Together will be the focus of the annual Cares Month, a global community outreach programme spearheaded by... 

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The role of incapacity in dismissals for misconduct

5th October 2021 A recent judgment* by the Labour Court addresses the role that incapacity can play when an employee is charged with misconduct, and whether an... 

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