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South Africans aged 60 and older can now register for the Covid-19 vaccine  

By: Thabi Madiba     16th April 2021 Registration for the Covid-19 vaccine is now open to South Africans aged 60 years and over. Citizens can register online via the Electronic... 

South Africans aged 60 and older can now register for the Covid-19 vaccine
 DA digs in heels over William Nicol Drive renaming, launches online petition

DA digs in heels over William Nicol Drive renaming, launches online petition

By: News24Wire      16th April 2021 The Democratic Alliance has launched a petition to oppose the proposed renaming of William Nicol Drive in Johannesburg to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela... 

Covid-19: South Africa records 1 372 new infections and 73 new deaths

Covid-19: South Africa records 1 372 new infections and 73 new deaths

By: News24Wire      16th April 2021 South Africa recorded 1 372 new Covid-19 infections by Thursday and 73 new Covid-19-related deaths, taking the confirmed death toll to 53 571.... 

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South Africa must choose wisely from a plethora of economic recovery plans 

19th August 2020 A government that supports business by creating the kind of environment in which decentralised economic decision-making dominates, provides... 

Kenya-US free trade talks are under way: what Nairobi must get right from start

Kenya-US free trade talks are under way: what Nairobi must get right from start

18th August 2020 The United States and Kenya formally launched negotiations for a free trade agreement on 8 July 2020. With the US gearing up for presidential... 

Japan’s post-WW2 rise offers some lessons for South Africa

Japan’s post-WW2 rise offers some lessons for South Africa

18th August 2020 Japan’s impressive economic rise after the devastation of World War 2 (WW2) holds lessons for South Africa, which remains hamstrung by its... 

Corruption - JP Landman

Corruption - JP Landman  

17th August 2020 There is palpable anger in the land about corruption. The anger is largely focused on what the ANC is doing and failing to do about the scourge. If... 

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Mobilising private development finance: implications for overall aid allocations

Mobilising private development finance: implications for overall aid allocations

28th February 2020 An increasing amount of overseas development assistance (ODA) is being used to mobilise private finance and investment. This investment accounted... 

Innovation and economic transformation in low-income countries: a new body of evidence

Innovation and economic transformation in low-income countries: a new body of evidence

28th February 2020 Policy-makers in low-income countries are increasingly aiming for a different and higher-quality type of growth. This growth should be more... 

Measuring the socio-economics of transition: Focus on jobs

Measuring the socio-economics of transition: Focus on jobs

21st February 2020 Well-crafted deployment, integrating and enabling policies for renewable energy could create millions of new jobs as countries around the world... 

Review of public financial management diagnostics for the health sector

Review of public financial management diagnostics for the health sector

21st February 2020 Changes to the aid landscape have led to growing interest in how public funds can be managed more effectively to provide health services. A number... 

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Pernicious Employment Equity Amendment Bill will worsen economic crisis

25th August 2021 Today the Portfolio Committee on Employment and Labour approved the Employment Equity (EE) Amendment Bill, a damaging and destructive exercise in... 

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Business Unity South Africa on the latest unemployment statics

25th August 2021 The announcement by Statistics SA of the latest unemployment rate again emphasizes the severe crisis our country faces. BUSA has consistently... 

NPA must expediate State capture prosecutions

25th August 2021 The DA calls on the National Director of Public Prosecutions, Adv Shamila Batohi, and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to demonstrate to... 

Expropriation Without Compensation is for politics, not for the people

25th August 2021 The majority of the sentiments expressed at the round of public hearings on the Section 25 amendment, that came to an end in Kimberley yesterday,... 

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Amidst growing economic uncertainty, new report details how foreign investments are protected in South Africa

Amidst growing economic uncertainty, new report details how foreign investments are protected in South Africa

6th April 2020 Baker McKenzie’s newly published report  - Preserve, Protect and Defend: Global Nationalization Risk -  looks at, among other things, the treaty... 

What are the rights of Employees and Support Staff who work for Essential Services Providers during #COVID-19 lockdown?

What are the rights of Employees and Support Staff who work for Essential Services Providers during #COVID-19 lockdown?

6th April 2020 As a result of the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown implemented this past week the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Ms.... 

Covid-19: Pension boards may assist financially distressed employers & employees

Covid-19: Pension boards may assist financially distressed employers & employees

6th April 2020 To address the impact of Covid-19 and the nationwide lockdown on financially distressed employers and employees, the Financial Sector Conduct... 

Covid-19: anticipated impact on M&A transactions in South Africa

Covid-19: anticipated impact on M&A transactions in South Africa

6th April 2020 Restrictions on travel, a fundamentally-changed business operating environment and the limited availability of regulatory services in the wake of... 

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IFP Leader Velenkosini Hlabisa unpacks the party's election manifesto

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