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Kenya rejects UN court ruling in Somalia row, to seek diplomatic solution

By: Reuters     13th October 2021 Kenya has rejected a top United Nations court ruling that decided mostly in favour of Somalia in a maritime row, saying it was profoundly concerned... 

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Sudan security service slaps travel ban on top civilian politicians -sources

By: Reuters     13th October 2021 Sudan's security service has slapped a travel ban on members of a task force overseeing the country's transition to democracy, government sources... 

South African emergency power plan hit by new graft allegations

By: Bloomberg     13th October 2021 DNG Energy, a losing bidder for State contracts to supply emergency power in South Africa, made fresh corruption allegations against a winning... 

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The impact of Covid-19 on black farmers in South Africa

8th October 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic is continuing to disrupt societies. In South Africa it has caused millions to lose jobs and incomes. At the same time food... 

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Civil society groups can help fix South Africa’s food system if they’re given a seat at the table

8th October 2021 There is a long list of existing global crises made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic, including poverty and inequality. Another is food insecurity.... 

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Africa’s rise in protests is about more than macroeconomics

8th October 2021 Public discontent, defined as the collective feeling of frustration and unmet expectations, has risen globally, despite improvements in overall... 

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Worth exploring

8th October 2021 The Just Transition Transaction (JTT) proposal released by Meridian Economics last month to coincide with a visit of climate envoys from Europe,... 

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Value Chain Analysis for the Oil sector

Value Chain Analysis for the Oil sector

5th October 2021 Africa is endowed with significant oil resources which represents strong assets for the continent socio-economic development, that could help... 

At Your Service?: The Promise of Services-Led Development

At Your Service?: The Promise of Services-Led Development

5th October 2021 Throughout history, industrialization has been synonymous with development. However, the trend of premature deindustrialization and the spread of... 

Equality of Opportunity for Sexual and Gender Minorities

Equality of Opportunity for Sexual and Gender Minorities

5th October 2021 Despite legal and social advances in the past two decades, sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) people continue to face widespread... 

Sector Coupling in Facilitating Integration of Variable Renewable Energy in Cities

Sector Coupling in Facilitating Integration of Variable Renewable Energy in Cities

5th October 2021 To accommodate high shares of variable renewables in an effort to address global climate change, the future power system would require significant... 

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SASSA leaves millions of vulnerable grant recipients to fend for themselves... again

14th October 2021 The DA calls on the chairperson of parliamentary portfolio committee on social development, Nonkosi Queenie Mvana, to urgently reconvene the... 

Solidarity and AfriForum in Constitutional Court about illegal racial Tourism Fund

14th October 2021 Solidarity and AfriForum announced today that it ready to defend the ruling that the Department of Tourism’s relief fund is illegal in the... 

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DA has Run Out of Ideas and Credibility

14th October 2021 We are not surprised to learn that the Democratic Alliance (DA) has launched a radio advert attacking ActionSA.  The ad, which featured on 702,... 

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Masina Comes Out of Hiding to Insult Ekurhuleni’s People with ANC Name Changes

14th October 2021 Today, residents of Ekurhuleni are rightfully gatvol of the ANC’s blatant electioneering stunt. Ekurhuleni Mayor, Mzwandile Masina, has renamed a... 

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Increasing competition policy enforcement across Africa

30th September 2021 Competition policy continues to be viewed by regulators as a key driver of economic growth globally. Across Africa, competition policy enforcement... 

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When is a formal disciplinary hearing necessary?

28th September 2021 Several months ago I wrote an article in which I cited the case of AUSA obo Melville vs SA Airways Technical (Pty) Ltd (2002,6 BALR 573). In that... 

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Challenge To 2018 Mining Charter

28th September 2021 On 21 September 2021, the High Court, Pretoria, set aside various provisions of the 2018 Mining Charter (the Charter) following a review... 

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Baker McKenzie Appoints New Chief People Officer

28th September 2021 Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie today announces the appointment of a new Chief People Officer, Jay Connolly, who will take up his new... 

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