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SECTION27 wants apartheid copyright laws declared unconstitutional

By: Thabi Madiba     7th April 2021 Public interest law centre SECTION27 has called for the immediate temporary inclusion of proposed section 19D into the current Copyright Act to... 

SECTION27 wants apartheid copyright laws declared unconstitutional
 Scopa halts probe into claims of racism and abuse of power against Eskom's De Ruyter

Scopa halts probe into claims of racism and abuse of power against Eskom's De Ruyter  

By: News24Wire      7th April 2021 Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts has put on hold its inquiry into allegations lodged against Eskom CEO André de Ruyter by... 

CDE proposes amendments to Land Expropriation Bill

CDE proposes amendments to Land Expropriation Bill

By: Sane Dhlamini     7th April 2021 Centre for Development and Enterprise executive director Ann Bernstein expressed on Wednesday that the proposed Land Expropriation Bill is not a... 

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New Covid variants have changed the game, and vaccines will not be enough. We need global 'maximum suppression'

New Covid variants have changed the game, and vaccines will not be enough. We need global 'maximum suppression'

6th April 2021 At the end of 2020, there was a strong hope that high levels of vaccination would see humanity finally gain the upper hand over SARS-CoV-2, the... 

Lessons from the past: protecting women and girls from violence during Covid-19

Lessons from the past: protecting women and girls from violence during Covid-19

6th April 2021 Covid-19 has impacted women and girls around the globe in adverse ways. However, little attention has been paid to women and girls in humanitarian... 

 Nigeria’s kidnapping crisis unites the north and south

Nigeria’s kidnapping crisis unites the north and south

6th April 2021 Schools in north-western Nigeria recently reopened after a months-long shutdown by state governments due to increasing kidnappings. Between... 

The Soul of our Nation Strangled – Afzal Moolla

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 Global Gender Gap Report 2021

Global Gender Gap Report 2021

31st March 2021 Another generation of women will have to wait for gender parity, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021. As the... 

How China Lends: A Rare Look into 100 Debt Contracts with Foreign Governments

How China Lends: A Rare Look into 100 Debt Contracts with Foreign Governments

31st March 2021 This paper is co-published by AidData at William & Mary, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and the Peterson Institute for International... 

Assessing the Indirect Health Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kenya

Assessing the Indirect Health Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kenya

31st March 2021 This paper presents an analysis of the indirect health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya. We employed a mixed-methods approach, combining... 

Direct and Indirect Health Effects of Lockdown in South Africa

Direct and Indirect Health Effects of Lockdown in South Africa

31st March 2021 This paper investigates both the potential impact of national lockdown measures on COVID-19 transmission, and other health and non-health... 

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Tribunal extends compliance period for B-BBEE condition in PepsiCo, Pioneer merger

Tribunal extends compliance period for B-BBEE condition in PepsiCo, Pioneer merger

8th April 2021 The Tribunal has extended the compliance period for one of the conditions imposed in the March 2020 merger whereby PepsiCo Inc. (PepsiCo)... 

Alliance Secretarait: 28th Annual Chris Hani Commemoration

Alliance Secretarait: 28th Annual Chris Hani Commemoration

8th April 2021 The Alliance Secretariat representing the ANC, SACP and COSATU, and the Chris Hani family represented by Limpho Hani held a virtual meeting on... 

Postponement of Local Government Elections

Postponement of Local Government Elections

8th April 2021 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) calls for the postponement of the upcoming Local Government Elections (LGE) until May 2022. We believe this brief... 

Appointment of NW Health HOD: The more things change, the more they stay the same

8th April 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in North West rejects the Department of Health’s recent appointment of Obakeng Mongale as its Head of Department... 

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Annuitisation of provident funds finally commences

Annuitisation of provident funds finally commences

30th March 2021 From 1 March 2021, members of provident funds on retirement will have to buy an annuity with two-thirds of their retirement funding, bringing them... 

Webber Wentzel successfully obtains community unrest interdicts for different clients operating in the mining industry

Webber Wentzel successfully obtains community unrest interdicts for different clients operating in the mining industry

30th March 2021 On two recent occasions involving mining operations in Limpopo and Mpumalanga, Webber Wentzel has assisted different clients operating in the... 

Lara Bezuidenhoudt appointed as the South African Office Chairperson

Lara Bezuidenhoudt appointed as the South African Office Chairperson

30th March 2021 During this month of International Women’s Day, we are pleased to announce that Lara Bezuidenhoudt, the leader of the Finance and Projects team in... 

Proposals of interest to employers in the 2021 Budget Review

Proposals of interest to employers in the 2021 Budget Review

29th March 2021 In the 2021 Budget, there are proposals to halt abuse of employment tax incentives and expand the scope of what constitutes a long-service award... 

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