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Pompeo voices 'grave concern' about ongoing Tigray hostilities

By: Reuters     1st December 2020 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced grave concern about ongoing hostilities in the northerly Tigray region of Ethiopia during a telephone call... 

Pompeo voices 'grave concern' about ongoing Tigray hostilities

Somalia expels Kenyan ambassador over 'interference'

By: Reuters     1st December 2020 Somalia expelled Kenya's ambassador and recalled its own envoy from Nairobi after accusing its neighbour of interfering in the electoral process in... 

S Africa assumes UN Security Council Presidency

S Africa assumes UN Security Council Presidency

By: Thabi Madiba     1st December 2020 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will, on Friday, preside over a virtual debate on African Union and United Nations cooperation, as the... 

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: how global and local experience would play out in WTO top job

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: how global and local experience would play out in WTO top job

27th November 2020 The global economy faces profound uncertainties, particularly in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, faith in the efficacy of... 

Framework urgently needed

Framework urgently needed

27th November 2020 For years, South Africans have had a vague awareness that some of Eskom’s coal stations are approaching the end of their useful lives and that... 

Trump's legacy in Africa and what to expect from Biden

Trump's legacy in Africa and what to expect from Biden

26th November 2020 Donald Trump was propelled to the US presidency by promising to rewrite globalisation rules. This included restricting trade when it directly hurt... 

How values, interests and power must shape South Africa's foreign policy

How values, interests and power must shape South Africa's foreign policy

26th November 2020 The COVID-19 crisis is one of many indicators that we live in dangerous and uncertain times. Others include the international community’s struggle... 

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 Uneven ground: land inequality at the heart of unequal societies

Uneven ground: land inequality at the heart of unequal societies

25th November 2020 In most countries, land inequality is growing. Worse, new measures and analysis show that land inequality is significantly higher than previously... 

 Sparkling Jewels, Opaque Supply Chains – Jewelry Companies, Changing Sourcing Practices, and Covid-19

Sparkling Jewels, Opaque Supply Chains – Jewelry Companies, Changing Sourcing Practices, and Covid-19

25th November 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated the fragility of global supply chains and the vulnerability of people working at the bottom of these supply... 

Green hydrogen: A guide to policy making

Green hydrogen: A guide to policy making

25th November 2020 Hydrogen produced with renewable energy sources – or “green” hydrogen – has emerged as a key element to achieve net-zero emissions from heavy... 

Carving Around David: Implementing a Hierarchy of Cuts to the Aid Budget

Carving Around David: Implementing a Hierarchy of Cuts to the Aid Budget

25th November 2020 If the ODA budget is to be cut, doing so will be painful, messy, and imperfect, but there is a way to wield the chisel well. The Office for Budget... 

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Statements

The DA will not take instruction from prisoner Andile Lungisa

The DA will not take instruction from prisoner Andile Lungisa

1st December 2020 Criminally convicted former ANC councillor Andile Lungisa’s statements on petitioning the Acting Mayor, Cllr Thsonono Buyeye, and Speaker, Cllr... 

Presidency releases first progress report on implementation of Presidential Employment Stimulus

Presidency releases first progress report on implementation of Presidential Employment Stimulus

1st December 2020 The Presidency has today released its first progress report on implementation of the Presidential Employment Stimulus, which was announced by... 

ANC Statement On World Aids Day

ANC Statement On World Aids Day

1st December 2020 As the globe commemorates World AIDS Day, the African National Congress (ANC) is making a clarion call to all South Africans to take responsibility... 

DA deeply saddened by murder of 80-year-old KZN farmer

DA deeply saddened by murder of 80-year-old KZN farmer

1st December 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) is deeply saddened by the news of the murder of 80-year-old farmer, Mr Mpozana Khumalo, in the... 

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Press Offices

South African’s abroad: SARS show their teeth

South African’s abroad: SARS show their teeth

25th November 2020 The hotly debated amendment to Section 10(1)(o)(ii) or “Expatriate Exemption” took effect from 1 March 2020, with the questions on many... 

Switching over to the Draft Digital Sound Broadcasting Services Regulations

Switching over to the Draft Digital Sound Broadcasting Services Regulations

24th November 2020 The South African (SA) sound broadcasting industry has been waiting patiently for legislative developments regarding the switchover from analogue... 

12 Tax Law Changes to discuss with your Accountant post Covid-19

12 Tax Law Changes to discuss with your Accountant post Covid-19

24th November 2020 While the country was under lockdown, it appears SARS and National Treasury have been hard at work, using this time to refine the law in SARS’... 

FSCA takes first steps in the regulation of crypto assets

FSCA takes first steps in the regulation of crypto assets

23rd November 2020 On 20 November 2020, the FSCA issued a draft Declaration of crypto assets as a financial product (draft Declaration) under the Financial Advisory... 

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