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ActionSA announces NMB ward 43 Cllr candidate

By: Thabi Madiba     25th May 2022 ActionSA on Wednesday introduced Thandazwa Cholani as the party’s candidate for Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) ward 43 Councillor. By-elections will be... 

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Mantashe to mining CEOs: Stop insulting the state

By: News24Wire      25th May 2022 Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, has warned that a growing tendency by mining executives to "insult the state" is... 

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Gupta associates, ex-govt official arrested for allegedly looting Optimum, Koornfontein funds  

By: News24Wire      25th May 2022 Gupta stalwart Ronica Ragavan and several other associates of the controversial family have been arrested and are appearing in court on charges of... 


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Covid in South Africa: what to expect in the short and long term

20th May 2022 In light of the approaching winter months combined with the recent lifting of the national disaster act, South Africans have anxiously been... 

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US debates bill to counter ‘malign’ Russian activities in Africa

20th May 2022 A United States (US) bill that would oblige Washington to punish African governments that abet Russian ‘malign’ activities on the continent is... 

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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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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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Slash fuel prices to prevent hunger and riots

Updated 6 hours ago The DA is leading the charge to slash fuel prices. The price of petrol is set to go up by almost R4 per litre next week, to around R25 per litre.... 

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UJ’s Hassina Mouri awarded UNESCO Chair on Medical Geology in Africa

Updated 6 hours ago Hassina Mouri, a Professor in Medical Geology at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and a B rated researcher by NRF, has been awarded the UNESCO... 

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DA rejects plan to spend R8.3m on parties and events in flood-hit eThekwini

Updated 7 hours ago The Democratic Alliance in eThekwini has rejected a report by the eThekwini Municipality's Business Support, Markets and Tourism Unit to spend R8.3... 

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DA welcomes intervention by Minister of Water and Sanitation in three FS Municipalities

Updated 7 hours ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the interventions in Matjhabeng, Maluti-a-Phofung and Kopanong municipalities announced on 10 April by the... 

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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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