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Fears of instability in Joburg council reign despite new speaker

By: News24Wire      4th December 2023 Johannesburg speaker Margaret Arnolds had a baptism of fire last week as she presided over a boisterous council meeting - and now the controlling... 

Fears of instability in Joburg council reign despite new speaker
Mining's net fixed capital formation, shown in blue, must be boosted.

Greenfield investment lagging badly, mining’s contribution to economy halved 

By: Martin Creamer     1st December 2023 The growth of investment in fresh new greenfield mining projects is lagging badly and the contribution of the South African mining industry to the... 

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Motsoaledi extends Lesotho and Zimbabwe exemption permits  

By: Lumkile Nkomfe      1st December 2023 Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has announced the extension of exemption permits to Lesotho and Zimbabwe nationals living and working in... 

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Sharpeville: new research on 1960 South African massacre shows the number of dead and injured was massively undercounted

Sharpeville: new research on 1960 South African massacre shows the number of dead and injured was massively undercounted

29th November 2023 On 21 March 1960 at 13:40 in the afternoon, apartheid South Africa’s police opened fire on a peaceful crowd of about 4 000 residents of... 

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Africa’s new online foreign exchange system will enable cross-border payments in local currencies – what you need to know

28th November 2023 The high cost of making cross border payments on the African continent has driven governments on the continent to seek options of settling trade... 

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South Africa and renewable energy: a 12-year-old programme offers insights for countries moving to cleaner power sources

28th November 2023 There are many unknowns about how societies will manage the climate transition. And the associated energy transition from fossil fuel-based energy... 

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Tackling several forms of violence together delivers results

28th November 2023 Levels of interpersonal violence remain pervasive and unyielding in South Africa. While a small number of the more extreme cases make headline... 

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Oxfam

EU to decide on new rules to stop corporate abuse

20th November 2023 The EU is set to agree on new rules to make companies accountable for the damage they cause to people and the planet: the Corporate Sustainability... 

 Facilitating Global Interoperability of Cyber Regulations in the Electricity Sector

Facilitating Global Interoperability of Cyber Regulations in the Electricity Sector

20th November 2023 This position paper on cybersecurity in the electricity sector advocates for interoperability among nations to cultivate a secure, resilient and... 

 Socio-economic footprint of the energy transition: Egypt

Socio-economic footprint of the energy transition: Egypt

20th November 2023 This report explores the potential socio-economic impacts of the energy transition in Egypt, and shows that a successful, just and inclusive energy... 

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The role of Development Finance Institutions in addressing food security in vulnerable contexts

20th November 2023 The challenges of food security and economic development in fragile contexts have become urgent. This report asks what more can be done to address... 

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Electoral Act Amendments are rational and constitutional

4th December 2023 Today’s judgment by the Constitutional Court confirms that the Electoral Amendment Act is rational and does not infringe on the constitutional... 

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ActionSA Notes Ruling by Constitutional Court on Electoral Act - Will Focus On 2024 Election Campaign

4th December 2023 ActionSA notes the outcome of the Constitutional Court ruling to declare the Electoral Act constitutional and rational, but that the signature... 

DA welcomes clear path for IEC to announce next registration weekend and election date

DA welcomes clear path for IEC to announce next registration weekend and election date

4th December 2023 The DA acknowledges the dismissal by the Constitutional Court of the challenge to the Electoral Amendment Act. The Court's ruling, affirming the... 

97 Western Cape roads reopened following floods

97 Western Cape roads reopened following floods

4th December 2023 The Western Cape Government has repaired and reopened an impressive 97 roads since the September floods that devastated large parts of the Western... 

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Press Offices

Workplace safety: Is it a disciplinary offence to come to work while sick?

Workplace safety: Is it a disciplinary offence to come to work while sick?

29th November 2023 In DHL Supply Chain (Pty) Ltd v Sauls F N.O. and Others, the Labour Court (“Court”) was called upon to determine whether, amongst others, it was... 

Kenya’s Privatisation Bill 2023 is now law

Kenya’s Privatisation Bill 2023 is now law

29th November 2023 On 9 October 2023, the Privatisation Bill 2023 was assented to by Kenya’s President William Ruto to repeal and replace the Privatisation Act which... 

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Crypto providers running out of time…

28th November 2023 On 19 October 2022, the Financial Services Conduct Authority (“FSCA“) published the Declaration of a Crypto Asset as a Financial Product under the... 

Tax Consulting SA

SARS Commands Collection – A Snapshot of the War on Non-Compliance

28th November 2023 2023 has seen SARS expanding its compliance arsenal, implementing processes such as the Approval of International Transfer (AIT) process, and... 

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