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Search under way at Impala Rustenburg after mud rush traps five

By: Martin Creamer     29th November 2021 A search and rescue operation was under way at Impala Rustenburg after a mud rush at 6 Shaft on Monday. All operations at Impala Rustenburg's 6... 

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All operations at Impala Rustenburg's 6 Shaft and 16 Shaft complexes have been suspended. Shown here is 16 Shaft.
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No appeal yet as deadline nears for SARS to share Zuma's tax records with the media  

By: News24Wire      29th November 2021 The deadline for the South African Revenue Service to share the personal tax returns of former president Jacob Zuma with two media groups is fast... 

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China's Xi pledges another 1-billion Covid-19 vaccine doses for Africa

By: Reuters     29th November 2021 President Xi Jinping on Monday said China would offer another 1-billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines to African countries and would encourage Chinese... 


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What makes women resist violent extremism in Mali and Niger?

26th November 2021 Research has shown why women join violent extremist groups in Africa, but much less attention is given to those who leave or don’t enlist at all.... 

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Fact-checked: Six claims by Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta in 2021 national day speech

26th November 2021 In October 2021 Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta was in Kirinyaga county, about 100 kilometres northeast of the capital Nairobi, to mark Mashujaa –... 

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Opportunity knocks

26th November 2021 South Africans have become quite accustomed to government never failing to miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. And nowhere has this been... 

New economic frontier for climate change action

26th November 2021 Last year, marked a tectonic shift in the climate change arena, and this was spurred on by the recognition by the European Union (EU) that no... 

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Positive AI Economic Futures

23rd November 2021 Many computer science experts believe that, in this century, machines will be able to do most tasks better than humans. Given these sorts of... 

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Digital Currency Governance Consortium White Paper Series

23rd November 2021 Innovations in technology are driving rapid development of new forms of money. The way global leaders from public and private sectors develop,... 

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‘Stranger danger’ and the gendered/racialised construction of threats in humanitarianism’

23rd November 2021 Humanitarian, development and peacebuilding work has become increasingly dangerous in recent decades. The securitisation of aid has been critiqued,... 

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Export finance for the past or the future?

23rd November 2021 This policy brief assesses the extent to which members of the Export Finance for Future (E3F) coalition have, to date, aligned their activities... 

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IFP Calling for Debate of National Importance on rising fuel costs

IFP Calling for Debate of National Importance on rising fuel costs

30th November 2021 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Mapisa-Nqakula, to request a Debate of National... 

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Solidarity: Latest fuel prices are unsustainable 

30th November 2021 Solidarity today expressed its opposition to the latest fuel price levies and emphasised the unsustainability thereof. This follows a further sharp... 

Gender based violence impact on the mental wellness of victims

30th November 2021 Despite many government interventions, in partnership with civil society and various other categories of stakeholders, gender-based violence (GBV)... 

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Minister Thoko Didiza announces second phase of implementation of Presidential Employment Stimulus Initiative for subsistence producers

30th November 2021 The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms Thoko Didiza (MP), is pleased to announce the opening on the application process... 

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Language discrimination: Unable to speak Chinese!

23rd November 2021 In South Africa, allegations of unfair discrimination tend to have a familiar theme – often an employee having been discriminated against on the... 

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Justice inspired: Rethinking our engagement

22nd November 2021 As part of their ongoing strategic partnership, LexisNexis South Africa and Africa Legal launched the Justice Inspired initiative that seeks to... 

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Information Regulator publishes its PAIA Manual

18th November 2021 The Information Regulator has published its manual, setting out how requests for access to information can be made to it, the categories of records... 

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Compliance blitz on the cards for the agrochemicals sector

18th November 2021 In the wake of the UPL warehouse fire, the agrochemicals sector should take immediate steps to comply with the relevant legislative obligations... 

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