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Military Ombud wants its Act reviewed for own-initiative investigations

By: Thabi Madiba     25th October 2021 The South African Military Ombud Lieutenant General Vusumuzi Masondo on Monday called for a review of the Military Ombud Act, citing challenges... 

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Aspen starts local manufacture of anaesthetics at flagship Gqeberha site 

By: Simone Liedtke     25th October 2021 Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has officially opened multinational specialty pharmaceutical company Aspen’s general... 

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AbaThembu king thanks Malema for 'brand new car', throws weight behind EFF for upcoming elections

By: News24Wire      25th October 2021 abaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has thanked Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema for saying he will buy him a brand new car.... 

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Currency crisis could undo Zimbabwe’s early progress

19th October 2021 President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s re-engagement efforts with the European Union (EU), United Kingdom (UK) and United States (US) seem to be paying... 

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Time for South Africa to Strongly Consider Internet Voting

19th October 2021 South Africa (SA), like the rest of the democratic world, faces the dilemma of having to conduct an election during a global pandemic. The health... 

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’Land and jobs manje!’ Fact-checking promises in the Economic Freedom Fighters’ 2021 election manifesto

19th October 2021 In the upcoming municipal elections South African citizens will elect representatives for district, metropolitan and local municipal councils... 

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COP26: Africa’s challenges must steer the climate change conference

18th October 2021 The 26th session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties, popularly known as COP26, is happening at... 

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Convergence, Development, and Energy-Intensive Infrastructure: Getting Africa to High-Income Status

14th October 2021 The structural changes in an economy that accompany its growth to high-income status have been predictable in Europe, the United States, and Asia,... 

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The Roots of Policy Incoherence: Domestic Policy, Global Public Goods, and International Development

14th October 2021 Governments make policy to affect three domains: domestic outcomes; outcomes in foreign countries; and shared global challenges. These policy... 

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Are We Entering a New Age of Pandemics?

14th October 2021 The first age of pandemics followed in the wake of farming, cities and trade, because infections leverage proximity and numbers to survive and... 

Enhancing financial commitments to disaster risk reduction in conflict contexts

Enhancing financial commitments to disaster risk reduction in conflict contexts

14th October 2021 Disaster and conflict risks are compounding, and contexts ranking high on conflict indices are already falling behind in meeting the 2030 global... 

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Some Western Cape municipalities the best in the country, but some struggle, report shows

Updated 4 hours ago According to the civil rights organisation AfriForum’s Centre for Local Government Affairs municipalities in the Western Cape exceled in many... 

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AfriForum supports Quinton De Kock’s decision 

26th October 2021 AfriForum strongly condemns the directive issued by Cricket South Africa (CSA), wherein all Protea players are forced to take the knee. In terms of... 

Western Cape exports R78,68 billion worth of combined agricultural and agri-processing products

Western Cape exports R78,68 billion worth of combined agricultural and agri-processing products

26th October 2021 According to his latest report on jobs and exports in the Western Cape, the Western Department of Agriculture’s agricultural economist, Tshepo... 

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DA in Tshwane welcomes 300 ANC members

26th October 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed 300 ANC members in Ward 100 Tshwane. See attached pictures here, here, and here. The leaders and... 

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The Ethics Around the Hopeless Case

20th October 2021 As attorneys, we are approached by clients regularly with various issues and disputes. The duties of legal professionals are regulated by the rules... 

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PAIA Guide published by the Information Regulator on 12 October 2021

18th October 2021 An updated PAIA Guide has been published which provides easy-to-understand direction on how to obtain various items of information from an... 

The murky depths of regulatory uncertainty

14th October 2021 Canada claims that the environment it has created for its minerals sector is the world’s most competitive minerals sector and very attractive for... 

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New global tax rules will help address imbalances in tax revenue in Africa

14th October 2021 One hundred and thirty six of the 140 members of the OECD G20 Inclusive Framework, including South Africa, have agreed on a new set of global tax... 

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