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DA, EFF open criminal cases after Tshwane council fiasco

By: News24Wire      24th May 2022 The Democratic Alliance and its coalition partners in Tshwane have opened a criminal case against Economic Freedom Fighters members for assault,... 

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S African scientists named among TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people  

By: Sane Dhlamini     24th May 2022 Professor Tulio de Oliveira and Dr Sikhulile Moyo have been named in TIME Magazine’s prestigious 100 Most Influential People list, for their work... 

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Central African Republic to launch bitcoin investment platform

By: Reuters     24th May 2022 Central African Republic will launch the continent's first legal cryptocurrency investment hub, the presidency said, extending the impoverished... 

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Much still to do

20th May 2022 There is no question that Operation Vulindlela has done a good job in identifying the main obstacles to important structural reforms in key growth-... 

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South Africa has entered a new phase of the Covid pandemic: what that means

19th May 2022 Confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 have been increasing in South Africa in recent weeks. This has been largely driven by two offspring – known as the... 

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Corruption in Africa deepens the wounds of Covid-19

19th May 2022 Widespread corruption during the pandemic has worsened the devastating effect of Covid-19 on Africa’s economy. Since the continent’s first case was... 

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The Charm of Anti-Westernism: Russia’s Soft Power in Africa

19th May 2022 The effectiveness — or, for that matter, the existence — of Russia's soft power has always been a controversial topic, dividing both academic and... 

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Rethinking armed group control

25th May 2022 Prevailing understandings of control – which focus on territorial dividing lines and violent incident monitoring – miss important indicators of... 

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The urgency of taxing the rich amid a surge in billionaire wealth and a global cost-of-living crisis

24th May 2022 Billionaire wealth has soared during the COVID-19 pandemic as companies in the food, pharma, energy, and tech sectors have cashed in. Meanwhile... 

Advocacy on Monetary Policies for Economic Justice - A handbook for Civil Society

Advocacy on Monetary Policies for Economic Justice - A handbook for Civil Society

24th May 2022 Monetary policies – the actions undertaken by a nation's central bank to control the money supply – influence a range of economic justice issues.... 

Social media and inclusion in humanitarian response

Social media and inclusion in humanitarian response

24th May 2022 Social media has occupied an ambivalent space within narratives of the formal humanitarian sector over the past decade. Techno-optimist approaches... 

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Demolition the only option left for neglected Kuruman state building

By: Thabi Madiba     25th May 2022 Vandalism and theft, in the absence of government controls, have chosen the fate of a neglected state-owned building in Kuruman that, if looked... 

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Minister Fikile Mbalula commends SAMSA for swift action to contain oil spill

25th May 2022 The Minister of Transport, Mr Fikile Mbalula, commended the South African Maritime Safety Authority for their swift response in containing the oil... 

MEC Reagen Allen patrols Somerset West with Neighbourhood Watch

25th May 2022 Although there was inclement weather across the greater Cape Town last night, the Western Cape Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety,... 

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Electoral Commission on candidates contesting municipal by- elections on 1 June 2022

25th May 2022 Five municipal ward by-elections will take place in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Northern Cape on Wednesday, 1 June 2022.  The twenty... 

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Further Update: NEMA Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015 – More than an extra year added to comply

19th May 2022 The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has amended the transitional arrangements in the National Environmental Management Act... 

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Russia’s war on foreign intellectual property rights

19th May 2022 It was the Roman Statesman, Marcus Tullius Cicero who first used the phrase: Silent enim lēgēs inter arma – In times of war, the law falls silent.... 

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SARS’ 'Hit List' to eradicate non-compliance

19th May 2022 When it comes to non-compliance, the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) takes no prisoners, and has the full backing of the presidency, in its... 

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Third party cell captive conduct standard tabled in Parliament

18th May 2022 The long-awaited conduct standard, "Requirements relating to third party cell captive insurance business" (2022 Conduct Standard), together with... 

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