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South Africa contingency reserves won't be spent on Eskom, Transnet – Godongwana

By: Reuters     18th April 2024 South Africa will use future drawdowns of its Gold and Foreign Exchange Contingency Reserve Account to curb its debt burden, Finance Minister Enoch... 

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana
Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana
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DA wants committee to investigate ‘inflated’ salary of Parliament Secretary 

By: Sashnee Moodley     18th April 2024 The Democratic Alliance has tabled a motion for the establishment of an ad hoc joint committee to investigate allegations that Secretary to... 

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Reserve bank to cut rates less than earlier thought in 2024 – poll 

By: Reuters     18th April 2024 South Africa's central bank is now predicted to deliver only 50 basis points of interest rate cuts this year, less than earlier projected as... 

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Somalia’s EAC contribution depends on cutting organised crime

16th April 2024 East African Community member states must support Somalia’s efforts to curb destabilising criminal markets. On 15 December 2023, Somalia took a... 

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Ramaphosa tries to patch up relations with Rwanda

16th April 2024 Has South Africa’s leader been advised to put on hold the Southern African Development Community mission in east DRC? Could South African President... 

Centre for Development & Enterprise executive director Ann Bernstein

Poor governance, not bad luck, is behind SA’s jobs catastrophe

15th April 2024 To address the crisis, SA needs a national government that works hard and doesn’t steal.  SA’s deepest and most fundamental crisis is the abject... 

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South Africa’s polls unlikely to result in widespread public violence

12th April 2024 South Africa’s 29 May national and provincial elections will be the hardest fought since the birth of the country’s democracy in 1994. Surveys show... 

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International Monetary Fund

South Africa: Technical Assistance Report-Fiscal Transparency Evaluation

16th April 2024 South Africa has many elements of sound fiscal transparency practices. Based on an assessment of fiscal transparency practices against the IMF’s... 

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Happy Birthday, RISE Mzansi – 1 year of building a political movement and alternative for, by and with the people

19th April 2024 It is exactly one-year since RISE Mzansi was born as a people-centred, alternative political movement rooted in communities, working with and for... 

Democratic Alliance

DA prohibited from doing Parliamentary oversight at Rahima Moosa hospital

19th April 2024 Yesterday morning, the DA was hindered from doing Parliamentary oversight by the acting CEO of Rahima Moosa Mother and Child hospital in Gauteng,... 

Parliament

Ad Hoc Committee Oo General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill in the NCOP invites public submissions on further matters related to Bill

19th April 2024 The General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill (GILAB), which is being considered by the Ad Hoc Committee on GILAB in the National Council of... 

AfDB

African Development Bank, Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) combat money laundering and terrorism financing in Africa through new project

19th April 2024 The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) and the Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) on Thursday... 

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Preeta Bhagattjee - Head of Technology & Innovation and Savanna Stephens - Senior Associate

The AI National Policy: South Africa’s initial step to establish an AI policy and regulatory framework

11th April 2024 At the AI Government Summit on 5 April 2024, the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (“DCDT“) launched South Africa’s Artificial... 

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The Department of Home Affairs Backtracks on Immigration Regulations and Announces Second Round for Trusted Employer Scheme Applications in Press Conference

11th April 2024 On April 9, 2024, the Minister of Home Affairs, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi addressed the media in a comprehensive press conference unpacking the... 

Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie closes deal for ZCCM Investments Holdings on USD $1.1bn copper mine partnership for Mopani Copper Mines

10th April 2024 Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie advised ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc (ZCCM-IH) on its strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi’s mining... 

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New SARS rule targets the tax deductibility of your donations - 31 May 2024 deadline

10th April 2024 The tax law allows approved Public Benefit Organisations (PBO), who have also obtained an additional SARS approval, to issue tax deductible... 

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