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Load-shedding moved to Stage 4 from 14:00  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th November 2021 Power utility Eskom has announced that load-shedding will move to Stage 4 from 14:00 on Friday to 05:00 on Saturday. "Stage 4 load-shedding is... 

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Covid-19: More than 184 000 children vaccinated in two weeks – health department 

By: News24Wire      5th November 2021 More than 184 000 children have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in just over two weeks. The vaccination programme opened to children from the ages... 

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Stage 2 load-shedding to start at 11:00, situation could worsen over the weekend

By: News24Wire      5th November 2021 Stage 2 load-shedding will start at 11:00 on Friday, Eskom announced Three units at the Kendal power station were taken off and it is anticipated... 

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Civil society groups can help fix South Africa’s food system if they’re given a seat at the table

8th October 2021 There is a long list of existing global crises made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic, including poverty and inequality. Another is food insecurity.... 

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Africa’s rise in protests is about more than macroeconomics

8th October 2021 Public discontent, defined as the collective feeling of frustration and unmet expectations, has risen globally, despite improvements in overall... 

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8th October 2021 The Just Transition Transaction (JTT) proposal released by Meridian Economics last month to coincide with a visit of climate envoys from Europe,... 

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Has South Africa managed Covid well? 

7th October 2021 South Africa managed Covid as well as it could, according to President Cyril Ramaphosa. It is an important assertion and a question to consider... 

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Taliban narratives on Al Qaeda in Afghanistan

14th September 2021 Much has been written about the Taliban’s links to Al Qaeda since 2001, but there is little consensus. Based on more than 100 interviews with... 

Independent Review of the IPC South Sudan

Independent Review of the IPC South Sudan

14th September 2021 The October/November 2020 Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis process in South Sudan broke down when the South Sudan IPC... 

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ANC, DA, ActionSA collectively received over R30m in donations – IEC 

By: Thabi Madiba     9th September 2021 The Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa announced on Thursday that only three political parties have made declarations of qualifying... 

 From Sandbox to Bridge: The Role of the Greater Bay Area in Connecting China with Global Asset Management

From Sandbox to Bridge: The Role of the Greater Bay Area in Connecting China with Global Asset Management

8th September 2021 A year after our initial insight report China Asset Management at an Inflection Point,1 we are delighted to present this second publication... 

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Committee Chairperson on Sports extends condolences to Reddy family

18th November 2021 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Sports, Arts and Culture, Ms Beauty Dlulane, has noted with sadness the passing of the former Chief... 

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Eskom to suspend Stage 2 loadshedding from 21:00 on Thursday; thereafter Stage 1 loadshedding will be implemented from 05:00 to 21:00 on Friday

18th November 2021 Eskom teams have successfully returned eight generating units to service over the past 24 hours. This together with loadshedding has allowed us to... 

COSATU and SAMWU have ensured the reinstatement of the 500 employees that were terminated at the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality

17th November 2021 The Congress of South African Trade Unions is happy to announce that the 500 employees that were terminated at the Steve Tshwete Local... 

The SARB should lower and not raise the repo rate tomorrow

17th November 2021 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) is waiting with keen interest the outcomes of the South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy... 

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South Africa: Section 45 financial assistance – A broad interpretation of the Companies Act as highlighted in the recent Steinhoff decision

9th September 2021 The Companies Act, 2008 regulates the provision of financial assistance by a company, either in respect of the subscription of securities as set... 

Keep track on the future of the country’s cannabis industry

Keep track on the future of the country’s cannabis industry

8th September 2021 On 26 August 2021, South African government unveiled its master plan for the future of the country’s cannabis industry, following two years of... 

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The long-awaited third draft of the Replacement NEMA Financial Provisioning Regulations has arrived

8th September 2021 The third and hopefully final warm-up match has started.  The public has been called on to comment on DFFE's final suggested draft of the NEMA... 

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Herbert Smith Freehills named as Alternative Legal Service Provider of the Year

7th September 2021 Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills’ Johannesburg Alternative Legal Services (ALT) team has been named the Alternative Service Provider... 

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