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ActionSA will picket at NPA HQ over Lily Mine prosecutions

19th April 2024 Herman Mashaba’s ActionSA will lead a picket outside the National Prosecuting Authority’s headquarters, in Pretoria, on Monday, with the families... 

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African Christian Democratic Party leader Kenneth Meshoe

An ACDP govt promises safety, respect and a return of the death penalty if elected  

By: Sashnee Moodley     19th April 2024 The African Christian Democracy Party is underscoring its commitment to a safer South Africa for citizens and investors, with an emphasis on... 

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Risk sensitive South African rand weakens as geopolitical tensions bite 

By: Reuters     19th April 2024 South Africa's rand weakened in volatile trading early on Friday, as reports of an Israeli attack on Iran sapped risk sentiment and sent currency... 

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Institute for Security Studies

Escalation of Middle East hostilities will have ripple effects for Africa

17th April 2024 Africa could be drawn into proxy battles that have domino effects on security, foreign investment and trade relationships. This weekend’s events in... 

Africa Check

State House ‘asking for a bigger budget than all of Kenya’s 47 counties’? Veteran politician Martha Karua’s numbers fall short

17th April 2024 Experienced Kenyan lawmaker Martha Karua was recently the first guest on a video podcast hosted by another veteran politician, former minister... 

Freedom Under Law

FUL March Newsletter – Major events relating to the judiciary and the rule of law

17th April 2024 This briefing note seeks to provide a short overview of significant events in the preceding month, relating to Freedom Under Law’s work on the... 

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South Africa’s Constitutional Court at 30: a solid foundation but cracks are showing

16th April 2024 South Africa’s Constitutional Court stands out as one of the few government institutions that have protected and advanced the constitutional vision... 

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Overseas Development Institute

Making finance flow to adaptation in small-scale agrifood systems: The role of the third long-term goal of the Paris Agreement (Article 2.1 (c))

19th April 2024 Article 2.1(c) of the Paris Agreement aims to make finance flows consistent with climate-resilient development. For small-scale agrifood systems,... 

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Terrorist financing risk assessment for the NPO sector in South Africa

18th April 2024 South African government and private sector partners published a report on the terrorist financing risk assessment on the non-profit organisation... 

 MENA Economic Update, April 2024: Conflict and Debt in the Middle East and North Africa

MENA Economic Update, April 2024: Conflict and Debt in the Middle East and North Africa

17th April 2024 The global economy is in its third year of deceleration amidst declining inflation and oil prices. The MENA region grew at 1.9 percent in 2023 and... 

The Great Reversal: Prospects, Risks, and Policies in International Development Association (IDA) Countries

The Great Reversal: Prospects, Risks, and Policies in International Development Association (IDA) Countries

17th April 2024 The 75 economies eligible for low-interest loans and grants from the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) had made notable... 

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Statements

Condolences on the passing away of Motsoko Pheko 

22nd April 2024 The United Democratic Movement (UDM) offers our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, colleagues, and the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania... 

National Treasury Must Urgently Blacklist Edwin Sodi and His Associated Companies

National Treasury Must Urgently Blacklist Edwin Sodi and His Associated Companies

22nd April 2024 ActionSA is deeply concerned that Edwin Sodi and his associated companies Blackhead Consulting and NJR Projects have not yet been blacklisted by... 

Mangaung MM fails his commitments

22nd April 2024 The Mangaung municipality is failing its residents. This after the Municipal Manager (MM), Sello More undertook prompt feedback every 14 days... 

Statement by the Presiding Officers of Parliament on the passing of Dr Motsoko Pheko

22nd April 2024 The Presiding Officers of Parliament, Acting Speaker of the National Assembly Mr Lechesa Tsenoli, and Chairperson of the National Council of... 

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Press Offices

Werksmans

Large fines show FSCA is focused on enforcement to leave the grey list – a red flag for non-compliant financial services providers as more fines likely

15th April 2024 Gone are the days of box-ticking. The FSCA has imposed penalties on financial services providers for non-compliance with FICA 

Webber Wentzel

Stamping out racially charged misconduct

12th April 2024 A recent Labour Court judgment reaffirms the court's position to support employers that dismiss employees for racial misconduct, whether casual or... 

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Vicarious liability claims arising out of sexual harassment and the passage of time

11th April 2024 The High Court recently emphasised the impact of prescription on a claim for vicarious liability arising out of sexual harassment in LM and South... 

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Shifting gears and driving competition: Proposed changes to the Guidelines for Competition in the South African Automotive Aftermarkets

11th April 2024 The Competition Commission is proposing changes to its Guidelines for Competition in the South African Automotive Aftermarkets (“Guidelines“), and... 

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ACDP leader Kenneth Meshoe unpacks the party's 2024 manifesto

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