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Parliament slams Dept of Water and Sanitation for failing to spend R2bn of its budget  

By: News24Wire      25th May 2022 While several communities are not receiving quality water and sanitation services, the Department of Water and Sanitation failed to spend more than... 

Parliament slams Dept of Water and Sanitation for failing to spend R2bn of its budget
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Platinum-boosted South African hydrogen electrolyser leaps ahead 

By: Martin Creamer     25th May 2022 The proof-of-concept of the platinum group metals-boosted advanced alkaline electrolyser – the AAE ­– has been successfully completed by Hydrox... 

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Four prosecuted in Public Works fraud case

By: Sane Dhlamini     25th May 2022 The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has welcomed the prosecution of the four people who defrauded the Department of Public Works and... 


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South Africa has entered a new phase of the Covid pandemic: what that means

19th May 2022 Confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 have been increasing in South Africa in recent weeks. This has been largely driven by two offspring – known as the... 

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Corruption in Africa deepens the wounds of Covid-19

19th May 2022 Widespread corruption during the pandemic has worsened the devastating effect of Covid-19 on Africa’s economy. Since the continent’s first case was... 

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The Charm of Anti-Westernism: Russia’s Soft Power in Africa

19th May 2022 The effectiveness — or, for that matter, the existence — of Russia's soft power has always been a controversial topic, dividing both academic and... 

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Nigeria spends more on national assembly than on education? Analyst gets it wrong

19th May 2022 Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari is to step down after the February 2023 elections after serving his second and final term as an elected... 

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Advocacy on Monetary Policies for Economic Justice - A handbook for Civil Society

Advocacy on Monetary Policies for Economic Justice - A handbook for Civil Society

24th May 2022 Monetary policies – the actions undertaken by a nation's central bank to control the money supply – influence a range of economic justice issues.... 

Social media and inclusion in humanitarian response

Social media and inclusion in humanitarian response

24th May 2022 Social media has occupied an ambivalent space within narratives of the formal humanitarian sector over the past decade. Techno-optimist approaches... 

Social media and inclusion in humanitarian action – the case of refugees in Uganda

Social media and inclusion in humanitarian action – the case of refugees in Uganda

24th May 2022 Claims about the potential of social media to change the nature of humanitarian response date back to at least the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Since... 

ANC Umrabulo Policy Discussion Papers 2022

ANC Umrabulo Policy Discussion Papers 2022

20th May 2022 These policy discussion papers to be discussed at the ANC Policy Conference in preparation for the December Elective Conference, comes against the... 

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MEC Mireille Wenger on opening of applications for SMME Booster Fund

27th May 2022 I am proud to confirm that the application process for Department of Economic Development and Tourism’s (DEDAT) R16 million SMME Booster Fund is... 

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Social Security Agency urges SRD grant clients to re-apply for COVID-19 Social Relief of distress grant

27th May 2022 Mpumalanga South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is urging all R350 grant beneficiaries to re-apply for the R350 COVID-19 Social Relief of... 

Western Cape Government launches Safety Dashboard providing real-time data to provincial safety stakeholders

27th May 2022 Today, the Premier of the Western Cape, Alan Winde, the Provincial Minister of Police Oversight and Community Safety, Reagen Allen, and the... 

Gauteng Roads and Transport on redesign of Grayston Drive/M1 interchange

27th May 2022 A Public Private Partnership between the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport and Sandton Central Management District (SCMD) to redesign the... 

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Watch your language – gender neutrality in contracts

16th May 2022 If any profession values the significance of one’s choice of words, it is the legal profession. We know that slight nuances in the meanings of... 

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The Devil is In the Details: Tax Treaty Residency and the Spectre of Potential Audit

13th May 2022 Jonathan Oppenheimer, the South African billionaire businessman and son of former De Beers chairman Nicky Oppenheimer, has recently seen a victory... 

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Cutting red tape – amendments to the Listings Requirements effective from 1 June 2022

13th May 2022 Listings Requirements to cut red tape and achieve effective, fit-for-purpose regulations for financial markets have been approved. On 4 May 2022,... 

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Beware the Ides of SARS: Telephonic Audits on the Rise

12th May 2022 "A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March". These famous Shakespearean words forewarning the misfortune of Julius Caesar (which Julius Caesar... 

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Magazine round up | 27 May 2022

Nuclear: Inside South Africa's Secret Deal – Karyn Maughan & Kirsten Pearson

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