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Covid-19: Scientists monitoring new virus variant detected in SA, Botswana

By: News24Wire      25th November 2021 A new variant of the virus that causes Covid-19 has been discovered in three countries, including South Africa. Ten cases have been reported so... 

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GBVF is a manifestation of gender inequalities in society – Nkoana-Mashabane

By: Yvonne Silaule     25th November 2021 The Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said that gender-based violence and femicide... 

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Magistrate rejects State's attempts to postpone Bathabile Dlamini's trial until 'sometime next year'

By: News24Wire      25th November 2021 Former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini's perjury case in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has been postponed until Friday. This is... 

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Taking stock

19th November 2021 South Africans are approaching the prospect of ongoing load-shedding with a mixture of anger and resignation. The anger manifests mainly in the... 

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South Africa’s energy transition package: still in green and brown camouflage

18th November 2021 It’s never been easy to categorise South Africa’s energy policies. While the country has been eager to excel in global climate diplomacy, being... 

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The MTBPS clears some fiscal space but it is still a path through a swamp

18th November 2021 Treasury did the best it could in this month’s Medium Term Budget Policy Statement. Half the revenue windfall was used for fiscal consolidation and... 

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Africa’s first mRNA vaccine technology transfer hub gets to work

17th November 2021 The World Health Organisation and the Covid Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) initiative announced in mid-2021 that they were working with a... 

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Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2021

Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2021

19th November 2021 From breath sensors that can diagnose disease to wireless charging of low-powered devices, the 10th-anniversary edition of the World Economic... 

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What Next for IDA?

18th November 2021 IDA (the International Development Association), the World Bank’s concessional fund, was set up in 1960 to provide affordable finance to countries... 

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Navigating the Straits: Pull Financing for Climate and Development Outcomes

18th November 2021 An increasing share of official development assistance is being used for climate-related activities. This trend is continuing despite the lack of... 

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Strings still attached: Unmet commitments on tied aid

18th November 2021 It is more crucial than ever that scarce aid resources are directed where they have most impact. And yet, new Eurodad research on tied aid finds... 

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Decision to hold back Frearms Control Amendment Bill welcomed, government urged to withdraw Bill in its entirety

25th November 2021 Outdoor Investment Holdings — the country’s largest importer, wholesaler and retailer of firearms and ammunition — welcomes the decision taken by... 

DA Women’s Network in the Western Cape calls for Kannaland Mayor to be removed

25th November 2021 The DA notes the decision by ICOSA to not remove the disgraced Kannaland Mayor and child rapist, Jeffrey Donson. The DA Women’s Network in the... 

DA takes ANC to the brink in eThekwini

25th November 2021 The Democratic Alliance in KwaZulu-Natal has successfully taken the ANC to the brink of defeat in eThekwini yesterday where ANC Mayoral Candidate,... 

UJ, Wits host webinar to explore ways to trigger employment, improved education, and a working economy with 5G capabilities

25th November 2021 South Africa’s efforts to roll out the 5G spectrum will take centre stage when the University of Johannesburg (UJ), in collaboration with the... 

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Hogan Lovells leads dialogue on growth drivers in Southern Africa

17th November 2021 Global Law Firm Hogan Lovells welcomed industry thought leaders at the Southern African edition of its Africa Business Leaders series, focusing on... 

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Shipping – sailing to zero emission transport

16th November 2021 The South African government needs to put appropriate funding and policies in place to ensure its transport sector, including shipping, adapts to... 

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Secondary strikes: Constitutional Court upholds judgments of the Labour Court and Labour Appeal Court

12th November 2021 On 12 November 2021, the Constitutional Court (CC) held in favour of mining employers in a historic secondary strike judgment*. Our employment team... 

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SARS’ tax law blunder gives expats a quick breather

12th November 2021 Following deliberation with members of the public, National Treasury recently released its official response to the Parliamentary submissions on... 

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uMngeni Municipality mayor Chris Pappas unpacks his appointment

Zwelethu: Our Land – Jaki Seroke

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