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ANC suspends Mervyn Dirks for 'unbecoming conduct' following his call to investigate Ramaphosa

By: News24Wire      20th January 2022 African National Congress(ANC) Member of Parliament (MP) Mervyn Dirks, who last week called for President Cyril Ramaphosa to be investigated for... 

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ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa
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Eskom seeks to show prudency of running diesel plants as its pegs cost of load-shedding at R9.53/kWh

By: Terence Creamer     20th January 2022 State-owned electricity producer Eskom sought to demonstrate the economic prudency of running the diesel-fuelled open-cycle gas turbines (OCGTs)... 

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ANC NEC begins with a warning shot on electoral performance, corruption  

By: News24Wire      20th January 2022 The African National Congress's dismal performance at last year's municipal elections set the tone for the party's national executive committee... 

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How Covid is affecting school attendance in South Africa: piecing together the puzzle

19th January 2022 Estimating how many learners have dropped out of school as a consequence of the Covid pandemic is an issue governments across the globe are trying... 

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Lindiwe Sisulu: trading on a famous South African surname has its limits

19th January 2022 The world, for the most part, is organised on dynastic principles. Part of the rationale of capitalism is that wealth, and all that comes with it,... 

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Making Zondo’s findings count is not government’s job alone

19th January 2022 South Africa’s Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture, corruption and fraud handed the first of its three-part report to President Cyril... 

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Airline tie-up for Kenya and South Africa: possible rewards, and risks

18th January 2022 Africa has 357 airlines, the top 10 of which carried more than 60% of traffic. This reflects the fact that many airlines on the continent are very... 

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19th January 2022 The first Global Cybersecurity Outlook flagship report identifies the trends and analyzes the near-term future cybersecurity challenges. The... 

 Winning the Race to Net Zero: The CEO Guide to Climate Advantage

Winning the Race to Net Zero: The CEO Guide to Climate Advantage

19th January 2022 Global climate action is gaining momentum, with governments and businesses setting targets unthinkable even three to four years ago. An... 

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19th January 2022 Cities are the engine of the global economy - contributing 80% of the world’s GDP – but their exponential growth in recent decades has come at the... 

 New Nature Economy Report III: Seizing Business Opportunities in China’s Transition Towards a Nature-positive Economy

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19th January 2022 China has an opportunity to achieve its economic and social ambitions and the vision of ecological civilization, while creating millions of... 

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SACP welcomes Judicial Conduct Appeals Committee’s decision directing former Chief Justice Mogoeng-Mogoeng to unconditionally apologise for his pro-Israel comments

21st January 2022 The South African Communist Party (SACP) welcomes the decision of the Judicial Conduct Appeals Committee directing former Chief Justice... 

Image showing some of the vulnerable members of society who have benefited from R15,5 million relief package after the devastating storm in Umgungundlovu district

Public and media statement in response to DA’s latest statement in UMsunduzi Local Municipality as published by the Witness Newspaper and News 24 online platform today

21st January 2022 Pietermaritzburg: We continue to receive messages of appreciation from vulnerable members of society who have benefited from R15, 5 million relief... 

Speaker Ntombi Mekgwe congratulates Grade 12 class of 2021

Speaker Ntombi Mekgwe congratulates Grade 12 class of 2021

21st January 2022 The Gauteng Provincial Legislature’s Speaker Honorable Ntombi Mekgwe has congratulated the Grade 12 Class of 2021 in Gauteng for achieving an... 

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Presidency on article by Minister of Tourism Ms Lindiwe Sisulu

21st January 2022 President Cyril Ramaphosa met with the Minister of Tourism, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, in Cape Town earlier this week, where he admonished her about her... 

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Employers and employees cautioned against false termination information

17th January 2022 In a recent judgement, the Labour Court found that misrepresentation of facts in a UI-19 form is a criminal offence under the Unemployment... 

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Bowmans shines at the Chambers Africa Awards

14th January 2022 Leading African law firm Bowmans has been recognised at the Chambers Africa Awards ceremony held yesterday (13 January). The firm’s Kenyan practice... 

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Return to work 2022: mandatory vaccinations, remote work, performance and productivity

13th January 2022 Online work is a fast-growing trend. The digital revolution is driving new forms of employment facilitated by the various online platforms... 

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The publication of matric results – What is the legal position under POPIA?

12th January 2022 Yesterday, the Department of Basic Education announced that the usual practice of publishing matric results on media platforms will not take place... 

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