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DA, national health department in spat over vaccine comments

By: News24Wire      19th January 2021 The national Department of Health has called on the Democratic Alliance (DA) to apologise for misrepresenting comments by one of its senior... 

DA, national health department in spat over vaccine comments
ActionSA, EFF square off over immigration

ActionSA, EFF square off over immigration

By: News24Wire      19th January 2021 Herman Mashaba's ActionSA squared off with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) over its leader Julius Malema's remarks seemingly encouraging... 

Lesufi appeals to private schools to postpone reopening

Lesufi appeals to private schools to postpone reopening 

By: News24Wire      18th January 2021 Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has appealed to private schools to follow the Department of Basic Education's directive that schools reopen on... 

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No country is an island: collective approach to COVID-19 vaccines is the only way to go

No country is an island: collective approach to COVID-19 vaccines is the only way to go

15th January 2021 As countries across the world begin to purchase and roll out COVID-19 vaccines, a key question is how far the vaccine is from reaching Africa and... 

 African cities must prepare for climate migration

African cities must prepare for climate migration

15th January 2021 African climate-linked migration tends to be dominated by European narratives. In reality, most of these migrants move within their own countries... 

Good news amid  the bad

Good news amid the bad

15th January 2021 The prognosis for stable electricity supply remains precarious and has deteriorated following the unplanned early shutdown of Unit 1 at the Koeberg... 

Bobi Wine has shaken up Ugandan politics: four things worth knowing about him

Bobi Wine has shaken up Ugandan politics: four things worth knowing about him

14th January 2021 Regardless of how Ugandans decide to vote in the January 14 presidential elections, the incumbent Yoweri Museveni will most likely be declared the... 

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 Data Excellence: Transforming manufacturing and supply systems

Data Excellence: Transforming manufacturing and supply systems

14th January 2021 Manufacturing industries are on the verge of a data-driven revolution. In the near future, manufacturing companies will collaborate in... 

Valuing Climate Liability

Valuing Climate Liability

14th January 2021 This year, five years after the Paris Agreement, countries will come together and look ahead to reducing their carbon emissions. While the focus on... 

 5G Outlook Series: Enabling Inclusive Long-term Opportunities

5G Outlook Series: Enabling Inclusive Long-term Opportunities

12th January 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital technologies, along with the adoption of digital tools and skills that have given us... 

 Net Zero Carbon Cities: An Integrated Approach

Net Zero Carbon Cities: An Integrated Approach

12th January 2021 Cities cover 3% of the earth’s land surface yet they create more than 70% of all carbon emissions. To keep global temperature increases to 1.5°C or... 

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Statements

DA calls on Treasury to disclose how municipalities spent R20 billion Covid-relief money

DA calls on Treasury to disclose how municipalities spent R20 billion Covid-relief money

19th January 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) calls on National Treasury to disclose the details of how each of the country’s municipalities spent its share of... 

SAFTU warns the Treasury to stop frustrating efforts to provide vaccines – and to not even think of making the poor carry the burden

SAFTU warns the Treasury to stop frustrating efforts to provide vaccines – and to not even think of making the poor carry the burden

19th January 2021 The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has taken notes of media reports – especially a Business Day interview of Treasury Director... 

Stop the back-peddling and blame-shifting, and deliver the vaccine!

Stop the back-peddling and blame-shifting, and deliver the vaccine!

19th January 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) will not retract or apologise for the statement we issued last week on the Department of Health’s (DoH) suggestion... 

Government must accelerate negotiations for vaccine

19th January 2021 UASA is in full support of government’s national Covid-19 vaccine roll-out plan as it is the only way to get South African’s lives back on track.... 

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Press Offices

Global law firm Baker McKenzie appoints new Director of Africa Operations

Global law firm Baker McKenzie appoints new Director of Africa Operations

15th January 2021 Global law firm Baker McKenzie has announced the appointment of Bruce Schubach as the Firm’s Director of Africa Operations, effective 1 January... 

The High Court Limits Diesel Refund Claims for Mining Activities

The High Court Limits Diesel Refund Claims for Mining Activities

15th January 2021 The recent High Court judgment Graspan Colliery v The Commissioner for the South African Revenue Services (8420/18) [2020] could have significant... 

Norton Rose Fulbright advises Enel on a partnership with QIA to develop renewables in Sub-Saharan Africa

Norton Rose Fulbright advises Enel on a partnership with QIA to develop renewables in Sub-Saharan Africa

14th January 2021 Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Enel’s renewable arm Enel Green Power (EGP) on a joint venture partnership with the sovereign... 

Can South African employers require their employees to undergo mandatory vaccination and testing for Covid-19?

Can South African employers require their employees to undergo mandatory vaccination and testing for Covid-19?

14th January 2021 South Africa is now deeply within its second wave of COVID-19 infections which appears to be significantly more widespread than that which... 

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