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Blow for Zondo, NPA as lead investigator on state capture matters dies

By: News24Wire      20th January 2022 Lead State Capture Inquiry investigator Frank Dutton - who had been working with the Investigating Directorate on cases involving the State... 

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DA says it supports Covid-19 vaccinations but opposes mandatory vaccination

By: Sane Dhlamini     20th January 2022 Democratic Alliance head of policy Gwen Ngwenya expressed on Thursday, after lengthy consultation with public health experts, her party’s strong... 

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South Africa declares national disaster after rain, flood damage

By: Bloomberg     20th January 2022 South Africa has declared a national disaster after torrential rains in several parts of the country resulted in deaths, flooding and damage to... 

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Another coup has been averted in Burkina Faso: but for how long?

18th January 2022 Within a few weeks of the start of a new year and West Africa had its first attempted coup d’état. On January 12 the Burkinabè government announced... 

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The crisis of our times cannot be resolved simply by electing new ANC leaders: We need a new alignment of forces

17th January 2022 The decline of the ANC bears a relation to a broader deterioration in democratic life and respect for constitutionalism. It is important not to see... 

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African countries are stuck on the free movement of people. How to break the logjam

17th January 2022 Most African countries signed onto the Free Movement of Persons protocol in Addis Ababa in January 2018. Its rationale was set out clearly: the... 

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Getting to grips with Ethiopia’s ethnic and political violence is vital for stability

17th January 2022 Ethiopia’s 2018 transition failed to bring stability to the country. On the contrary, sporadic ethnic and political violence since then has brought... 

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Therapeutics and Covid-19: living guideline

14th January 2022 The WHO Therapeutics and Covid-19: living guideline contains the Organization’s most up-to-date recommendations for the use of therapeutics in the... 

 Advancing the Green Development of the Belt and Road Initiative: Harnessing Finance and Technology to Scale Up Low-Carbon Infrastructure

Advancing the Green Development of the Belt and Road Initiative: Harnessing Finance and Technology to Scale Up Low-Carbon Infrastructure

14th January 2022 A massive global infrastructure investment of $66-trillion is needed in emerging economies before 2030. The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) offers a... 

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14th January 2022 Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most important technologies for business, the economy and society and a driving force behind the Fourth... 

NDCs and Renewable Energy Targets in 2021

NDCs and Renewable Energy Targets in 2021

14th January 2022 Under the Paris Agreement and COP26, countries enhanced their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and declared ambitious mitigation pledges... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa commends Matric Class of 2021

21st January 2022 President Cyril Ramaphosa commends the Matric Class of 2021 on the success achieved by this cohort of learners, educators and parents. The 2021... 

DA welcomes criminal charges against Alexkor

21st January 2022 The DA welcomes the criminal charges the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has laid against the Gupta-linked Alexkor... 

MEC Boshielo must go following Limpopo’s woeful 2021 matric results

21st January 2022 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Limpopo is calling on Premier Stan Mathabatha to relieve Limpopo MEC for Education, Polly Boshielo, of her duties –... 

Treasury should provide clarity on the World Bank loan

21st January 2022 The DA calls on National Treasury to provide clarity on the conditions that were attached to the recently announced R11,4 billion loan extended to... 

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South Africa: Covid-19 – Temporary measures for visa validity periods

12th January 2022 The Minister of Home Affairs in South Africa has issued temporary measures for foreign nationals who have entered South Africa and are awaiting the... 

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Norton Rose Fulbright promotes 54 lawyers globally in its 2022 partner class

12th January 2022 Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that 54 of its lawyers received promotions to partner in locations around the world and... 

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Senior project finance lawyer joins Bowmans as partner

11th January 2022 Leading African law firm Bowmans has appointed project development and finance specialist Allen Leuta as a partner in its Johannesburg office... 

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Will the rest of organised business join the National Black Consumer Council’s urgent approach to the Constitutional Court re mandatory vaccinations in the workplace?

11th January 2022 On 6 January 2022, the media reported that the National Black Consumer Council (NBCC) had launched an urgent application in the Constitutional... 

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Making sense of the ANC local government defeats

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