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Massive deviation in public entity procurement procedures not necessarily cause for alarm – report

By: Thabi Madiba     20th September 2023 Stellenbosch University expert Professor Geo Quinot noted on Wednesday that with public procurement being susceptible to corruption, with large... 

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Ghana's second quarter economic growth dips vs revised first quarter

By: Reuters     20th September 2023 Ghana's economic growth slowed slightly to 3.2% year-on-year in the second quarter compared with a downwardly revised 3.3% growth rate in the first... 

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Rwanda's veteran president Kagame to seek re-election in 2024

By: Reuters     20th September 2023 Rwanda's President Paul Kagame said he will stand for re-election next year, hoping to extend nearly a quarter of a century in power. Kagame, who... 


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South African Institute of International Affairs

G20 Connect: Africa, India, South Africa and Global South

20th September 2023 The AU’s full participation in the G20 would increase the legitimacy of the grouping, while also providing a platform for a continent that is... 

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Corruption in South Africa: would paying whistleblowers help?

19th September 2023 Whistleblowing is an important tool in fighting corruption. In South Africa, the commission of inquiry into state capture recommended that the... 

The Conversation

South Africa’s court system has been abused by powerful people: five ways to stop it

18th September 2023 After a battle of about four years to secure the removal of South Africa’s public protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, the country’s parliament... 

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South Africa can’t crack the inequality curse. Why, and what can be done

18th September 2023 South Africa is ranked one of the most unequal societies in the world. The Conversation Africa spoke to Imraan Valodia, the Director of the... 

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 Nature-Positive Industry Sector Transitions

Nature-Positive Industry Sector Transitions

15th September 2023 A series of reports on sector-specific actions that companies should take now to transform their businesses and contribute to reversing nature loss... 

International Renewable Energy Agency

Breakthrough Agenda Report 2023

15th September 2023 The 2023 edition of an annual collaboration between the International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and... 

Overseas Development Institute

A fair share of climate finance? The adaptation edition

15th September 2023 In 2009, developed countries committed to providing $100 billion each year in climate finance by 2020. Despite an urgent need to ramp up financial... 

Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference Parliamentary Liaison Office

‘Hope Away from Home’ – A Dream Deferred

13th September 2023 Every year 20th June is observed internationally as World Refugee Day. Two points need to be made immediately. Firstly, the day itself, is not... 

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Hollywood Never Ends: Acting Personnel Continue to Hamstring NC Health Department

Updated 7 hours ago ActionSA is gravely concerned about the lack of stability and job security plaguing the Department of Health in the Northern Cape. Under the... 

City attends to Seawinds vandalised public lighting

Updated 7 hours ago The City’s electricity teams are attending to vandalised streetlights in Seawinds and surrounds as quickly as possible. The area has been severely... 

Committee on COGTA condemns persistent killing of Councillors in KZN and demands decisive action to end it

Updated 7 hours ago The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is deeply saddened by the death of a councillor who was gunned down in... 

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DA’s two-year battle for the release of the land restitution database settled in an unrelated court case

21st September 2023 The DA welcomes the decision by the Pretoria High Court granting the Southern Africa Agricultural Initiative (Saai) access to information on land... 

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POPIA – Proposed Code of Conduct: The residential communities council

13th September 2023 The Residential Communities Council has submitted a proposed code of conduct for its members to the Information Regulator, which will guide how... 


Taking stock of collective misconduct

13th September 2023 The retail sector is often burdened with the issue of stock losses or shrinkage. Employers also grapple with identifying the perpetrator(s) of the... 


Automatic transfers of employment – the strength of Section 197

13th September 2023 Through the introduction of section 197 of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 (LRA) the idea was introduced into South African law for the first... 


Previous renewal does not automatically constitute an expectation of re-renewal

13th September 2023 Issue: Whether the non-renewal of an employee’s fixed term contract (FTC) constituted an unfair dismissal as contemplated in section 186(1)(b)(i)... 

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