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ANC, DA to go head to head in battle for control of Nelson Mandela Bay in mayoral election

By: News24Wire      11th November 2020 After nearly a year without a mayor, the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality could see a fresh election for a new mayor after the Eastern Cape High... 

ANC, DA to go head to head in battle for control of Nelson Mandela Bay in mayoral election
Govt's infrastructure plan lacks detail on funding, anti-corruption efforts – MPs

Govt's infrastructure plan lacks detail on funding, anti-corruption efforts – MPs

By: News24Wire      11th November 2020 Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure Patricia de Lille says the government plans to iron out obstacles in the implementation of... 

HIV prevention breakthrough 89% more effective than daily pill – Wits study

HIV prevention breakthrough 89% more effective than daily pill – Wits study

By: Thabi Madiba     11th November 2020 Researchers from the University of the Witswatersrand have announced that CAB LA injections, taken once every eight weeks, are more effective in... 

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For African politicians, fashion could mean more than just dress

For African politicians, fashion could mean more than just dress

7th October 2020 Across Africa, politicians are using personal fashion to communicate. From red berets, to all-khaki ensembles, to full-on cosplaying, leaders... 

 Violence can be prevented using dialogue backed by evidence

Violence can be prevented using dialogue backed by evidence

7th October 2020 An important answer was the dearth of opportunities for those working on the problem to share and learn together. To address this shortcoming, the... 

Deregulation is key to jobs

Deregulation is key to jobs

6th October 2020 The performance of our informal sector is intimately linked to the rest of the economy. This has profound implications for public policy. There’s a... 

Covid-19 exposes the high cost of SA’s foreign affairs

Covid-19 exposes the high cost of SA’s foreign affairs

6th October 2020 South Africa plays an important role internationally and in Africa. But meeting its commitments to institutions such as the United Nations Security... 

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 Transforming power to put women at the heart of peacebuilding

Transforming power to put women at the heart of peacebuilding

22nd September 2020 The twentieth anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) is in October 2020. It is a landmark resolution on women’s role in... 

 Six Qualities of Sustainable Infrastructure in Action

Six Qualities of Sustainable Infrastructure in Action

22nd September 2020 The power of infrastructure to shape economies and societies is enormous. Infrastructure underpins commercial life, provides vital social services... 

 Major Green Technologies and Implementation Mechanisms in Chinese Cities

Major Green Technologies and Implementation Mechanisms in Chinese Cities

22nd September 2020 This study is prepared by the World Economic Forum to support the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development... 

Phasing out plastics

Phasing out plastics

22nd September 2020 Plastics today feature in every part of our lives and are found everywhere. The global realisation that plastics are an environmental problem has... 

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Statements

Bushiri extradition: DA requests joint meeting of Home Affairs, DIRCO, Justice and SAPS for update

Bushiri extradition: DA requests joint meeting of Home Affairs, DIRCO, Justice and SAPS for update

23rd November 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has written to Parliament’s Chairperson of the Home Affairs Committee, Adv Bongani Bongo to request a joint meeting... 

Gauteng's Department of Health criticised for poor planning of Covid Infrastructure

Gauteng's Department of Health criticised for poor planning of Covid Infrastructure

23rd November 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng is not surprised that the Health Portfolio Committee, during a recent committee meeting, questioned the... 

11 months later and still no Terms of Reference for Mangaung Administrator

23rd November 2020 Tomorrow will mark exactly 11 months since Section 139 (5)(a) and (c) of the Constitution was invoked in the Mangaung Local Municipality on 24... 

South Africa's S02 Emissions drop In 2019, No Thans to Government

South Africa's S02 Emissions drop In 2019, No Thans to Government

23rd November 2020 South Africa saw a sharp decrease in Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) emissions in 2019, bringing the country’s emissions to their lowest level on record,... 

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The effect of offer and acceptance in settlement discussions

The effect of offer and acceptance in settlement discussions

22nd September 2020 When entering into settlement discussions, the content of your discussions and subsequent correspondence is of the utmost importance. Consideration... 

South Africa: Covid-19 Level 1 – update on travel restrictions

South Africa: Covid-19 Level 1 – update on travel restrictions

21st September 2020 South Africa has moved to Level 1 lockdown restrictions from 21 September 2020. This has brought about further relaxation of the restrictions that... 

The New World After Unwired Planet – Could The UK Supreme Court Decision Cause The Demise Of Global FRAND Licensing?

The New World After Unwired Planet – Could The UK Supreme Court Decision Cause The Demise Of Global FRAND Licensing?

21st September 2020 A recent decision by the UK Supreme Court on FRAND licences may initially appear to favour owners of standards essential patents and stimulate... 

JSE guidance on effective communication with investors

JSE guidance on effective communication with investors

21st September 2020 The JSE has identified focus areas for listed companies to consider when raising capital to weather the Covid-19 crisis, including the amount of... 

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