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Latest cadastre agreement excites South Africa’s Junior Indaba panel

By: Martin Creamer     21st May 2024 There were expressions of excitement at the South Africa’s Junior Indaba on Tuesday when attendees at the important mining event learnt of the... 

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South Africa's R105bn green hydrogen project to be energised by hot De Aar sunshine 

By: Martin Creamer     21st May 2024 South Africa’s R105-billion green hydrogen, green ammonia project in the Eastern Cape took another major leap forward on Tuesday with the... 

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Eskom extends coal plants’ lives to protect South Africa grid 

By: Bloomberg     21st May 2024 South Africa’s state-owned power utility Eskom needs to run some coal-fired plants for longer than their planned retirement deadlines to avoid... 

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South African Institute of International Affairs

Marking a Milestone: 90 Years of SAIIA

16th May 2024 Reflections from our chief executive as SAIIA celebrates its 90th anniversary. The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)... 

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Over 26-million South Africans get a social grant. Fear of losing the payment used to be a reason to vote for the ANC, but no longer – study

15th May 2024 Social grants to reduce poverty feature prominently in the campaign promises of political parties in South Africa’s 2024 national and provincial... 

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South Africa will be president of the G20 in 2025: two much-needed reforms it should drive

15th May 2024 South Africa will play an important international role in 2025 as president of the G20. The G20 is a group of 19 countries as well as the African... 

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Retaining US influence in Africa requires bridge-building with China

15th May 2024 In a complex new multipolar world, a country’s allies and friends will determine the global pecking order. Despite its large population, Africa is... 

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South Africa must create a business-friendly environment to attract foreign investment

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     13th May 2024 Business organisation Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busiswe Mavuso writes in her latest weekly newsletter that the withdrawal of foreign... 

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Recipe for a Livable Planet: Achieving Net Zero Emissions in the Agrifood System

9th May 2024 The global agrifood system has been largely overlooked in the fight against climate change. Yet, greenhouse gas emissions from the agrifood system... 

Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity in El Geneina, West Darfur, Sudan

Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity in El Geneina, West Darfur, Sudan

9th May 2024 Early on June 15, 2023, the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) attacked a makeshift medical clinic in West Darfur’s capital, El Geneina, where 25 injured... 

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From Disruption to Opportunity: Strategies for Rewiring Global Value Chains

9th May 2024 Global value chains continue to face challenges ranging from the climate crisis to geopolitical headwinds and next-generation technologies.... 

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KZN’s Social Development department has the money to employ 110 social workers

21st May 2024 The DA has identified R27.6million within KwaZulu-Natal’s Department of Social Development (DSD) budget that could be utilised to employ 110... 

ConCourt judgment confirms key civil society role in upholding constitutional democracy, says CW 

ConCourt judgment confirms key civil society role in upholding constitutional democracy, says CW 

21st May 2024 The judgment handed down by the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) yesterday, regarding the IEC’s appeal against the Electoral Court order on the... 

SACP reiterates its solidarity with the people and government of Cuba, condemns US-led imperialist aggression

21st May 2024 The South African Communist Party reiterates its solidarity with the people and government of Cuba against the United States-led imperialist... 

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Mapaila extends sincere condolences to the people of Iran and families of the Iranian president, foreign minister and others

21st May 2024 On behalf of the South African Communist Party, the General Secretary Solly Mapaila extends sincere condolences to the people and supreme leader of... 

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New Corporate ADR policy brings South Africa in line with international best practice

16th May 2024 The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) recently published its Corporate Alternative Dispute Resolution (C-ADR) Policy, which allows the use of an... 

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Can an individual who is an "employee" for PAYE not be an "employee" for VAT or ETI?

16th May 2024 The question of what is an "employee" for purposes of claiming the employment tax incentive (ETI) will be the subject of a test case at the Tax... 

Tax Consulting SA

National Health Insurance’s impact on Emigration and the 10 steps of formal emigration

16th May 2024 The signing of the National Health Insurance (NHI) in South Africa has sparked a wave of concern among various South Africans, especially with... 

Tax Consulting SA

SARS’ Ragnarök for Non-Compliant Cryptocurrency Traders and Investors

14th May 2024 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) and the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) through existing working groups, and international exchanges of... 

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