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Parties want Budget Speech to focus on country’s economic crisis 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     20th February 2024 Political parties want Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana to focus his Budget Speech on the country’s economic growth crisis. Godongwana will, on... 

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Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana
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South Africa asks World Court to find Israeli occupation illegal

By: Reuters     20th February 2024 South Africa on Tuesday urged the International Court of Justice to issue a non-binding legal opinion that the Israeli occupation of Palestinian... 

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Unemployment rate to remain high this year, Nedbank warns

By: Schalk Burger     20th February 2024 Financial services firm Nedbank expects employment growth to soften this year, before picking up more convincingly next year. “The unemployment... 


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Senegal: breaking the election deadlock

16th February 2024 Opposition members from the Yewwi Askanwi parliamentary group have successfully challenged President Macky Sall’s attempt to delay the country’s... 

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Reform momentum

16th February 2024 From an economic perspective, the most important signal provided by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address was that the... 

Climate change post COP 28

16th February 2024 You must have felt a bit of a daze with the cacophony of announcements at the twenty-eighth Conference of the Parties to the United Nations... 

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Wagner Group is now Africa Corps. What this means for Russia’s operations on the continent

15th February 2024 In August 2023, Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin died after his private jet crashed about an hour after taking off in Moscow. He had been... 

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The DA's Rescue Plan for South Africa: Election Manifesto 2024

20th February 2024 The DA has a plan to rescue South Africa from state collapse We will start fixing what is broken in government by abolishing cadre deployment,... 

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EFF Election Manifesto 2024

20th February 2024 The year 2024 marks exactly 30 years since the first inclusive elections in South Africa. As observed in the Founding Manifesto of the Economic... 


NHI Funding – Macro-Economic Implications

19th February 2024 While everybody agrees that the country’s healthcare system requires reform, and that this should provide access to universal health coverage, the... 

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South African National Survey of Research and Experimental Development

16th February 2024 The Human Sciences Research Council’s (HSRC) South African National Survey of Research and Experimental Development reveals that the gross domestic... 

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DA releases cadre deployment corruption documents received so far

DA releases cadre deployment corruption documents received so far

Updated 4 hours ago The DA releases for public and media review all cadre deployment documents provided so far by the ANC in accordance with a constitutional court... 

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DA welcomes Premier Winde’s move for a substantive motion on corrupt municipalities

Updated 6 hours ago The DA in the Western Cape welcomes the announcement by Premier Alan Winde in his reply to the State of the Province address on his intention to... 

Election Day on 29 May: Bring It On

Election Day on 29 May: Bring It On

Updated 6 hours ago Today President Cyril Ramaphosa officially announced the upcoming general election scheduled for May 29. The DA welcomes this crucial announcement... 

IFP Welcomes Election Date of 29 May 2024

IFP Welcomes Election Date of 29 May 2024

Updated 6 hours ago The IFP welcomes, Wednesday, 29 May 2024, as the official date for the upcoming National and Provincial Elections as announced in a statement by... 

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Chambers Global Alert 2024

19th February 2024 Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH), a leading pan-African corporate and commercial law firm, is honoured to hold a prominent position in the Chambers... 

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Budget Review 2024: Navigating uncertainty in challenging times

16th February 2024 Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana will deliver the 2024 Budget Review to Parliament next week as the South African economy faces a gloomy... 

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Meddling in Others’ Affairs: The Department of Home Affairs’ “Tax Policy” Amendment

16th February 2024 The Department of Home Affairs’ (the DHA) recent amendments to Immigration Regulations are likely to spark controversy among South African... 

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Condonation – the late referral of section 24 disputes

15th February 2024 A dispute in terms of section 24 of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) was referred to the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC). The... 

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