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Chad opposition candidate withdraws from presidential election

By: Reuters     2nd March 2021 An opposition leader in Chad said on Monday he was pulling out of the April presidential election after at least two people were killed when... 

Chad opposition candidate withdraws from presidential election
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IEC pleased by-elections can go ahead under level 1 of lockdown

IEC pleased by-elections can go ahead under level 1 of lockdown

By: Thabi Madiba     2nd March 2021 The Electoral Commission of South Africa on Tuesday welcomed the resumption of political activities under Level 1 of the national lockdown and has... 

Kriegler, Freedom Under Law should go to court if they're unhappy about Hlophe ruling – Bongo

Kriegler, Freedom Under Law should go to court if they're unhappy about Hlophe ruling – Bongo 

By: News24Wire      2nd March 2021 Former state security minister Bongani Bongo has called on his detractors to appeal the Western Cape High Court's dismissal of the corruption case... 

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Okonjo-Iweala in the WTO top job: breaking the glass ceiling is a win for all women

Okonjo-Iweala in the WTO top job: breaking the glass ceiling is a win for all women

24th February 2021 Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has become the first woman and the first African to be chosen as director general of the World Trade Organisation. The... 

Covid-19 holds lessons for the future of social protection

Covid-19 holds lessons for the future of social protection

24th February 2021 Food security experts in South Africa warned early on that the lockdown instituted to manage the spread of Covid-19 would threaten children’s... 

 South Africa’s UN Security Council term has ended – now what?

South Africa’s UN Security Council term has ended – now what?

24th February 2021 In December 2020, South Africa ended its two-year term as an elected member on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) – the country’s third... 

Nigeria's post-privatisation energy sector is a mess: here are some solutions

Nigeria's post-privatisation energy sector is a mess: here are some solutions

23rd February 2021 In the mid-1980s, most of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa made structural changes to their economies in return for funding from the World Bank.... 

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South African Child Gauge 2020 – Food and nutrition security

South African Child Gauge 2020 – Food and nutrition security

19th February 2021 This double burden of malnutrition can occur in the same household or even the same individual.  For example, children who are stunted early in... 

DFI Working Group on Blended Concessional Finance for Private Sector Projects - Joint Report December 2020 Update

DFI Working Group on Blended Concessional Finance for Private Sector Projects - Joint Report December 2020 Update

18th February 2021 The report measures private investment in development projects in which MDBs and DFIs also make investments or have otherwise provided deal... 

 Safe Drive Initiative: SafeDI scenario-based AV policy framework – technical implementation guidance

Safe Drive Initiative: SafeDI scenario-based AV policy framework – technical implementation guidance

18th February 2021 This paper is part of a series from the Safe Drive Initiative, proposing a high-level policy framework to enable a regulator to implement an... 

 Diagnostics for Better Health: Considerations for Global Implementation

Diagnostics for Better Health: Considerations for Global Implementation

18th February 2021 Diagnostics are essential to the healthcare system. They are the cornerstone of precision medicine, enabling the customization of medical decisions... 

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SACP Gauteng welcomes decisive defeat of DA motion of no confidence against Premier Makhura

SACP Gauteng welcomes decisive defeat of DA motion of no confidence against Premier Makhura

Updated 7 hours ago The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Gauteng Province welcomes the overwhelming and decisive defeat of the racially polarised, right-wing... 

SATTA Comment on government appeal ruling

SATTA Comment on government appeal ruling

Updated 7 hours ago The following statement is issued in response to the court ruling that Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma can appeal the Western Cape High Court’s... 

IFP Debate on the Motion Calling for a Vote of No Confidence in the Premier Makhura

IFP Debate on the Motion Calling for a Vote of No Confidence in the Premier Makhura

2nd March 2021 It is without a question that by being members of this house we have a constitutional and moral duty to hold members of the executive and... 

National Assembly passes recognition of Customary Marriages Amendment Bill

2nd March 2021 The National Assembly (NA) today passed the Recognition of Customary Marriages Amendment Bill and the Bill will now be sent to the President for... 

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CDH celebrates three first place rankings at annual dealmakers awards

CDH celebrates three first place rankings at annual dealmakers awards

25th February 2021 Commercial law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) has once again been recognised as the firm that consistently advised on the most M&A deals in South... 

South African National Budget Speech Highlights

South African National Budget Speech Highlights

25th February 2021 We would not be surprised if a lot more people took notice of Finance Minister Mboweni's annual budget speech this year, generally to see the state... 

CCMA Can Charge Employers Arbitration Fees

CCMA Can Charge Employers Arbitration Fees

25th February 2021 There are several state sponsored forums required by the Labour Relations Act (LRA) to carry out labour dispute resolution. These include, amongst... 

South Africa’s TMT sector faces legal challenges and opportunities in 2021

South Africa’s TMT sector faces legal challenges and opportunities in 2021

25th February 2021 Three topics will top the list of priorities for executives in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector in South Africa in 2021.... 

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