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AfriForum to launch court action if govt enforces new Covid rules after midnight expiration 

By: Thabi Madiba     4th May 2022 AfriForum warned on Wednesday that should government go ahead with its plans to permanently enshrine current pandemic health regulations into law,... 

AfriForum to launch court action if govt enforces new Covid rules after midnight expiration
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Cash-flush Barrick Gold funding reintroduction of white rhinos to DRC national park 

By: Martin Creamer     4th May 2022 Gold mining company Barrick Gold, which has just reported an outstanding set of first quarter financial results, is funding the reintroduction of... 

Corruption case against former advocate Seth Nthai postponed to next month

By: News24Wire      4th May 2022 Former advocate Seth Nthai appeared in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on Wednesday, facing three charges of corruption.  The matter was... 

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South African court rules that clean air is a constitutional right: what needs to change

23rd March 2022 A court in South Africa has confirmed the constitutional right of the country’s citizens to an environment that isn’t harmful to their health. This... 

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Cheap and deadly: Gabon’s epidemic of fake medicine

23rd March 2022 Tens of thousands of people in Africa die every year from taking fake drugs. According to the World Health Organization, these are the world’s most... 

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Africa holds the answers to Europe’s wartime energy crisis

23rd March 2022 The European Commission’s REPowerEU plan is to reduce demand for Russian gas by two-thirds in 2022 and make Europe independent from Russian fossil... 

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Do 50 people die every hour from diseases related to poor hygiene, as Nigeria television ad claims? It’s more than that!

23rd March 2022 A TV commercial for Hypo Homecare Products, a household cleaning brand in Nigeria, draws attention to an alarming statistic about poor hygiene and... 

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 Smart Electrification with Renewables: Driving the Transformation of Energy Services

Smart Electrification with Renewables: Driving the Transformation of Energy Services

10th February 2022 The world has made the transition from one dominant form of energy to another several times. The replacement of fossil fuels with renewables marks... 

Constitutional reform in Guinea-Bissau: Contributions towards fiscal management - Volume 13 | Issue 2

Constitutional reform in Guinea-Bissau: Contributions towards fiscal management - Volume 13 | Issue 2

10th February 2022 Public fiscal management (PFM) in Guinea-Bissau has long suffered from chronic inability to be adequately implemented. One of the reasons for this... 

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Stuck Near Ten Billion: Public-Private Infrastructure Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa

10th February 2022 Many stress the critical role of the private sector in filling yawning sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) infrastructure finance gaps, only widened by the... 

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COVID-19 Vaccine Development and Rollout in Historical Perspective

10th February 2022 At the start of 2022, profound inequities in the pace of access to COVID-19 vaccines and the level of coverage of COVID-19 vaccination remain,... 

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Ad Hoc Joint Committee on floods disaster relief and recovery welcomes briefings by Presidency and COGTA

Ad Hoc Joint Committee on floods disaster relief and recovery welcomes briefings by Presidency and COGTA

24th May 2022 The Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Flood Disaster Relief and Recovery today received briefings from the Minister in the Presidency, the Minister of the... 

MEC Reagen Allen on Manenberg and Khayelitsha shooting incidents

MEC Reagen Allen on Manenberg and Khayelitsha shooting incidents

23rd May 2022 I am extremely angry at the latest shooting incidents that occurred in Khayelitsha and Manenberg. On Sunday evening in Ekuphumleni, which is... 

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KZN Education Department assessing the damage of floods on schools

23rd May 2022 The Department of Education in KwaZulu-Natal has dispatched a delegation of senior authorities led by the Head of Department, Mr Nkosinathi Ngcobo... 

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Government dismisses malicious reporting on Cabinet

23rd May 2022 Government rejects the mischievous article by the Sunday Independent newspaper, which alleges that President Ramaphosa asked Transport Minister... 

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Resources and dedication are pushing AfCFTA forward

4th March 2022 The African Continental Free Trade Agreement is making steady advances, with more than 80% of the first tariff lines having been agreed under the... 

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The Dark Side of the 2022 Budget

4th March 2022 From the taxpayer’s perspective, the 2022 Budget Review may have been received relatively well. Tax rates were not increased, the tax brackets and... 

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Curbing abuse of the Employment Tax Incentive project

3rd March 2022 Amendments to the Employment Tax Incentive Act, 2013 geared towards halting the abuse of employment tax incentives came into force on 1 March 2022... 

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Spoor & Fisher achieves top ranking in Chambers Global Guide 2022

3rd March 2022 Spoor & Fisher has once again been recognised as one of South Africa’s top Intellectual Property firms for 2022, in the South Africa Legal... 

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