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Ramaphosa to visit West Africa to build trade and investment relationships 

By: Thabi Madiba     29th November 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa will this week undertake a visit to four West African countries to build trade and investment relationships that benefit... 

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Froneman tells world of Sibanye’s confidence in hydrogen economy 

By: Martin Creamer     26th November 2021 Platinum group metals (PGMs) are poised to be a very significant underpin in the green hydrogen economy and Sibanye-Stillwater is intent on... 

Mayor puts a freeze on appointments in City of Joburg

By: News24Wire      26th November 2021 Johannesburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse has issued a moratorium on filling vacant positions in the City of Johannesburg.  Phalatse said there was... 


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Accountability Now challenges Ramaphosa on whistle-blowers’ plight

25th November 2021 In the wake of the death of Babita Deokaran and the flight of Athol Williams (and others) Accountability Now has written to the President via an... 

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Curbing corruption must top South African municipal agendas

24th November 2021 Three weeks after the pivotal 1 November local elections, some of South Africa’s municipalities have sworn in councillors. In those with no... 

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COP26: Much Achieved, Huge Opportunities Missed

24th November 2021 Negotiations were tense at the twenty-sixth Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Glasgow,... 

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Are Nigeria’s promises to end gas flaring merely hot air?

23rd November 2021 At the recently concluded United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, President Muhammadu Buhari said Nigeria would cut its... 

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Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2021

Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2021

19th November 2021 From breath sensors that can diagnose disease to wireless charging of low-powered devices, the 10th-anniversary edition of the World Economic... 

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What Next for IDA?

18th November 2021 IDA (the International Development Association), the World Bank’s concessional fund, was set up in 1960 to provide affordable finance to countries... 

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Navigating the Straits: Pull Financing for Climate and Development Outcomes

18th November 2021 An increasing share of official development assistance is being used for climate-related activities. This trend is continuing despite the lack of... 

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Strings still attached: Unmet commitments on tied aid

18th November 2021 It is more crucial than ever that scarce aid resources are directed where they have most impact. And yet, new Eurodad research on tied aid finds... 

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Minister Lindiwe Zulu tests positive for Coronavirus

Updated 5 hours ago The Minister of Social Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu received the results of her COVID-19 test this morning, which were confirmed positive. Minister... 

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Railway Safety Regulator obtains first clean audit

Updated 5 hours ago The Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) obtained a clean audit from the Auditor-General of South Africa and has achieved 100 per cent of its annual... 

Commission prohibits acquisition of Sasol's sodium cyanide assets

29th November 2021 The Competition Commission (the ''Commission'') has decided to prohibit the proposed intermediate merger whereby Draslovka Holding a.s., a... 

UASA welcomes ratification of ILO’s convention against violence and harassment at work

29th November 2021 Statement by Abigail Moyo, spokesperson of the trade union UASA: UASA is proud to be associated with FEDUSA and its tireless work through the... 

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Post-COP26 reflections: More programmes, policies and resources for mitigation and adaptation

18th November 2021 Various Outcome Statements were published after the two-week COP 26 conference. They make it clear that both mitigation and adaptation efforts need... 

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South Africa: Compensation for side effects of mandatory Covid-19 vaccination

18th November 2021 On 22 October 2021, the Compensation Commissioner issued a Notice on Compensation for Covid-19 vaccination side effects. The Notice was published... 

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Ten reasons to consider African trade and investment opportunities in 2022

17th November 2021 1. Visible green shoots – rising commodity prices The pandemic closed borders and stopped trade, other than for essentials, across the continent... 

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Hogan Lovells leads dialogue on growth drivers in Southern Africa

17th November 2021 Global Law Firm Hogan Lovells welcomed industry thought leaders at the Southern African edition of its Africa Business Leaders series, focusing on... 

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