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Public Enterprises considering legal action over 'false and distorted' reports on SAA process

By: Rebecca Campbell     4th July 2022 The South African Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) on Monday affirmed, in a press release, that it was “seeking legal advice on action to be... 

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Eskom extends daily power cuts for next week amid capacity shortage

By: Reuters     4th July 2022 South African State power utility Eskom said on Sunday it would extend daily power cuts all through next week as generation capacity shortage... 

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Mbeki lauds Kenneth Kaunda as 'giant' of African and SA liberation struggle

By: News24Wire      1st July 2022 Former president Thabo Mbeki says Zambia's first president Kenneth Kaunda played a pivotal role in the liberation of Africa from colonialism and... 


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Male voices dominated South African Covid reporting: that has to change

27th June 2022 The onset of the Covid pandemic and the many months of uncertainty, anxiety and push for scientific breakthroughs sent journalists all over the... 

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Ramaphosa scandal looks set to intensify the ANC’s slide, ushering in a new era of politics

27th June 2022 The African National Congress (ANC) faces an increasingly uncertain future as the dominant political party in South Africa following the recent... 

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The rise of xenophobia: the road to ruin

27th June 2022 A week after members of Operation Dudula allegedly threatened to burn it down, the iconic Yeoville market in Johannesburg was set on fire in the... 

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Firms from rich countries are taking factories home: what this means for Africa

24th June 2022 There is no doubt that globalisation has benefited Africa greatly. This includes job creation, innovation, increased productivity and foreign... 

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RE-organising Power Systems for the Transition

RE-organising Power Systems for the Transition

24th June 2022 The power sector lies at the heart of the global energy transition, which will rely on increased electrification of end uses and the adoption of... 

The digitalisation of social protection before and since the onset of Covid-19: Opportunities, challenges and lessons

The digitalisation of social protection before and since the onset of Covid-19: Opportunities, challenges and lessons

24th June 2022 This paper discusses the main opportunities and challenges associated with digital social protection, drawing on trends pre-Covid and since the... 

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State Capture Commission Report (Vol 1 – 6)

23rd June 2022 Download Volumes 1 to 6 of the State Capture Commission Report 

 Immersive Media Technologies: The Acceleration of Augmented and Virtual Reality in the Wake of COVID-19

Immersive Media Technologies: The Acceleration of Augmented and Virtual Reality in the Wake of COVID-19

22nd June 2022 The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted whole economies. Immersive media businesses, which focus on technologies that create or imitate the physical world... 

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PRASA called to brief Transport Standing Committee on Central Line progress

5th July 2022 I have invited PRASA to appear before the Western Cape Provincial Parliament’ Standing Committee on Transport for an update on the state of the... 

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Tribunal releases reasons for conditional approval of Ardagh, Consol merger

5th July 2022 The Tribunal has released the reasons for its decision to conditionally approve the international transaction wherein Ardagh Group S.A (“Ardagh”)... 

More scope and responsibilities as Housing becomes Human Settlement in the City of Joburg

5th July 2022 The Member of the Mayoral Committee for Human Settlements, Cllr Mlungisi Mabaso, is pleased to announce that the Housing Department will now be... 

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Minister Senzo Mchunu calls for acceleration on water leaks repairs in the NMBMM

5th July 2022 Minister of Water and Sanitation Senzo Mchunu has called for all leaks in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality to be fixed urgently,... 

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Sars’ questions to wealthy South Africans points to items of non-compliance

30th June 2022 Last year’s Budget Speech announced that the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) are to set up a specialised High Wealth Individuals’ Unit, now... 

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The NEMLA Act sets the scene for major changes to financial provisioning laws

30th June 2022 The recently published NEMLA Act sets out the general principles, as well as mining-specific principles, on making financial provision for... 

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SARS’ New Auto Assessments: Expats, make sure status up to date to avoid the crosshairs

29th June 2022 The 2022 tax filing season is now already open, and SARS has introduced a new “auto-assessment” protocol.  The “old” and “new” auto-assessments 

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Key employer considerations in the Mine Health and Safety Act Amendment Bill

29th June 2022 Proposed amendments to the Mine Health and Safety Act place greater obligations on employers, which is to be welcomed in some respects, but other... 

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