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Egypt to ration electricity to boost gas exports

By: Reuters     12th August 2022 Egypt's cabinet has approved a plan to ration electricity to save natural gas that it will instead divert to the export market to generate foreign... 

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Final Senegal legislative vote tally confirms ruling party lost absolute majority

By: Reuters     12th August 2022 Senegal's constitutional council on Thursday confirmed the results of the July 31 legislative vote that saw the ruling Benno Bokk Yakaar coalition... 

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20 alleged July unrest instigators set to appear in court

By: News24Wire      12th August 2022 Twenty people alleged to have instigated the July unrest through social media and other platforms are expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate's... 


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Shovelling for a pittance: East Africa’s young sand miners

11th August 2022 Children are increasingly involved in sand mining in East Africa. The illegal sand trade occurs in mostly remote areas, hidden from sight and out... 

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Massacres and atrocities are one part of SA’s crime story

11th August 2022 A month ago, 16 people died when more than 130 bullets were fired at the Mdlalose Tavern in Nomzamo Park informal settlement in Soweto,... 

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Is there really a paradigm shift in US/Africa relations? Why the answer seems to be yes

10th August 2022 US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s whirlwind visit to three African countries is the second in less than 12 months. In November 2021 he... 

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Washington wants to address anti-west sentiment in Africa: Blinken is doing his bit

10th August 2022 US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to three African countries this week is another sign of the Joe Biden administration’s US-Africa... 

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The Net-Zero Industry Tracker

29th July 2022 This first edition of the Net-Zero Industry Tracker report sets the World Economic Forum’s ambition to establish a robust tracking platform that... 

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State Capture and Corruption – ANC Discussion Document

27th July 2022 The ANC has for many years been discussing corruption and its corrosive effect on the organisation’s social standing, integrity and influence in... 

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The African Statistical Yearbook 2021

27th July 2022 The Yearbook series is a result of joint efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data collection mechanism of... 

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World Economic Outlook July Update 2022

27th July 2022 A tentative recovery in 2021 has been followed by increasingly gloomy developments in 2022 as risks began to materialize. Global output contracted... 

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Latest Update on Western Cape Water Situation

Updated 3 hours ago The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) wishes to update citizens on the latest Western Cape's water situation. Today's hydrological report... 

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ActionSA To Reach Out To Patricia Kopane Following Resignation From DA

Updated 5 hours ago Today ActionSA notes the resignation of Patricia Kopane from the Democratic Alliance (DA) both as a party member and a Member of Parliament (MP).... 

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DA accepts the resignation of Patricia Kopane

Updated 5 hours ago The DA has received and accepted the resignation of Patricia Kopane as a Member of Parliament and from the Party. We thank Patricia for her service... 

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Limpopo sewage crisis is a ticking time bomb

Updated 5 hours ago The DA is calling on the Minister for Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Barbara Creecy, to compel the local ANC municipality in Mogalakwena... 

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Press Offices


Sticks, straws and bricks: POPIA compliance strategy & governance framework

5th August 2022 The Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (POPIA) is now over a year in full effect. Indeed, the POPIA compliance process has not come... 


Fake news – The three sisters: Mis, Dis and Mal.

5th August 2022 The Fourth Industrial Revolution (colloquially referred to as “4IR“) has given individuals around the globe almost-continuous access to near... 


POPIA and consent, the biggest misunderstanding?

5th August 2022 It has been over a year since the compliance deadline of the Protection of Personal Information 4 of 2013 (POPIA), and yet there are still many... 

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Cowrie: The New Dawn In Crypto

5th August 2022 COWRIE, the first cryptocurrency founded by an African monarch, targeting grassroots communities has launched in South Africa. It signifies a... 

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ANC renewal is not about words but about actions - Mathews Phosa

Moving beyond “disillusionment” means recreating our political life

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