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Nigeria orders civil servants to show Covid-19 vaccination or negative test from Dec 1

By: Reuters     14th October 2021 Nigeria will require civil servants to show proof of vaccination against Covid-19 or a negative test for the disease to gain access to their... 

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Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane seeks to interdict Hawks' probe against him

By: News24Wire      14th October 2021 Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane has approached the High Court in Bhisho to interdict the Hawks' investigation against him, calling the probe... 

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Covid-19: 942 new cases and deaths increase by 37

By: News24Wire      14th October 2021 South Africa recorded 942 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday and 37 deaths, bringing the confirmed death toll to 88 466. According to a... 

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South Africa’s mixed messages on procurement corruption

12th October 2021 South Africa desperately needs laws to stop procurement corruption. Recent revelations by Daily Maverick/Scorpio of the R150-million Digital Vibes... 

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A Shangri-La in the Himalayas could show King Mswati the way

11th October 2021 Up to 60 protesters and rioters were killed by security forces in eSwatini in June. And many government and private buildings and vehicles were... 

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Local government elections – what to watch for

8th October 2021 Pity the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). They have about 30 days to prepare, print and distribute ballot papers for more than 60 000... 

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Breakthrough malaria vaccine offers to reinvigorate the fight against the disease

8th October 2021 The World Health Organization has announced a historic move: it has recommended the widespread use of the first ever malaria vaccine. The... 

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Protection and peace in conflict-affected contexts: understanding the intersections

8th October 2021 In conflict-affected contexts, addressing people’s vulnerabilities before, during and after crises requires stronger complementarity across and... 

Digital identity, biometrics and inclusion in humanitarian responses to refugee crises

Digital identity, biometrics and inclusion in humanitarian responses to refugee crises

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th October 2021 Digital identity and biometrics have long been divisive topics in the humanitarian sector. On the one hand, they have the potential to be more... 

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South Africa – Social Assistance Programs and Systems Review

7th October 2021 The World Bank, in collaboration with the Government of South Africa, released a new report assessing the country’s social assistance programs and... 

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Al Jama-ah 2021 Local Government Election Manifesto

5th October 2021 Al Jama-ah Party is a political party that should be viewed as a platform for ALL communities. The Party is the first Muslim political party... 

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URGENT ALERT: Suspected outbreak of Avian Influenza

URGENT ALERT: Suspected outbreak of Avian Influenza

14th October 2021 Western Cape authorities are responding to a suspected outbreak of Avian Influenza amongst wild seabirds in the Bergrivier Municipality on the West... 

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Who Are My eThekwini Opponents?

14th October 2021 As ActionSA’s Mayoral Candidate for eThekwini, I am campaigning without political opponents for the people of eThekwini to compare and determine... 

Again, Ramaphosa unwelcome in Soweto

14th October 2021 Yet again today, Cyril Ramaphosa has curtailed campaigning in Soweto due to the ANC being unwelcome in the area. The DA notes that Ramaphosa has... 

Faiths 4 Climate Justice: A Global, Multi-Religious Action

14th October 2021 This weekend, two weeks before this year's international climate conference, COP26, people of faith will sound the alarm for climate justice and... 

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Franchising in South Africa: What entrepreneurs must know to succeed

4th October 2021 Despite volatility and uncertainty in South Africa’s economy at present, franchising remains a viable option for South African entrepreneurs... 

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NEW Draft Companies Amendment Bill - snapshot of key proposed amendments

4th October 2021 A new draft of the Companies Amendment Bill has been published. Although the Bill clarifies many important company law issues; several ambiguities... 

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Baker McKenzie announces global revenues of USD $3.1 Billion

30th September 2021 Revenues up 7.8% for year ending 30 June 2021 Profits grow 36.7% year on year  Continued investment in home-grown and lateral talent  Launch of AI... 

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Top M&A lawyer, Ezra Davids, named chairman and senior partner of African law firm Bowmans

30th September 2021 Leading African law firm Bowmans has elected Ezra Davids, a top mergers and acquisitions lawyer, as its new chairman and senior partner, effective... 

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