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Speaker sends Phala Phala allegations to Intelligence Committee for consideration 

By: Thabi Madiba     11th August 2022 National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has asked Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence Chairperson Jerome Joseph Maake to consider... 

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Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi

Paper cut: Home Affairs launches project to digitise records, hopes to employ 10 000 people

By: News24Wire      11th August 2022 Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the department will launch a three-year, R2.4-billion project to digitise its records. In the process,... 

Mpumalanga NPA determines focus areas for combatting crime

By: Yvonne Silaule     11th August 2022 The Mpumalanga Division of the National Prosecuting Authority has identified sexual offences, commercial crimes and corruption as three crime focus... 

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Africa’s mishmash of regional blocs doesn’t add enough value

10th August 2022 Africa’s regional groups should form the building blocks of an integrated African Union (AU). On a vast continent with 55 AU member states, such... 

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The Anatomy of Kenya’s 2022 Election

10th August 2022 Despite violence and irregularities in Kenya's previous elections since the turn of the century, there is good reason to think that this year's... 

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Martha Karua is taking centre stage in Kenya’s elections: what it means for women in politics

8th August 2022 For the first time in Kenya’s history, a female candidate joins the centre stage in one of the main political coalitions in the country’s August... 

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Vacuum of ideas at ANC policy conference bodes ill for South Africa’s governing party

8th August 2022 South Africa is in the throes of an unprecedented, multifaceted socio-economic crisis requiring substantive, impactful policy interventions. Yet,... 

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Women leading local humanitarian response during the Covid-19 pandemic

Women leading local humanitarian response during the Covid-19 pandemic

27th July 2022 This study explores the hypothesis that not only are women’s rights organisations (WROs) working in crisis settings already active in providing... 

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Confronting the energy crisis: An action plan to end load shedding

26th July 2022 Load shedding is the single biggest constraint on South Africa’s economic growth. Government is taking action both to address the immediate crisis... 

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World report on the health of refugees and migrants

21st July 2022 Worldwide, more people are on the move now than ever before, yet many refugees and migrants face poorer health outcomes than the host populations.... 

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China’s Climate Challenge: Financing the Transition to Net Zero

21st July 2022 China holds a critical and outsized role in helping the global community achieve the targets of the Paris Agreement and preserving the planet’s... 

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Committee conduct fact-finding oversight following gang-rape and armed robbery in Krugersdorp

Committee conduct fact-finding oversight following gang-rape and armed robbery in Krugersdorp

Updated 4 hours ago The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy and the Portfolio Committee on Police conducted a three-day joint oversight visit to... 

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Appointment of Independent Assessor at Unisa

Updated 5 hours ago The University of South Africa (Unisa) welcomes the decision by the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande to... 

Women investing in women on the KZN South Coast

Updated 5 hours ago Following the amalgamation of Ugu South Coast Tourism (USCT) and Ugu South Coast Development Agency (USCDA), the newly formed South Coast Tourism... 

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Takatso Consortium committed to concluding the acquisition of a 51% interest in SAA from South African government

Updated 5 hours ago The Takatso Consortium is committed to concluding the acquisition of a 51% interest in South African Airways (SAA) from the South African... 

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Wealth Tax – Is the rumour being realised?

4th August 2022 With discussions on imposing a wealth tax being rife in preceding years, policy makers are turning to the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”) to... 

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The four-day working week and its impact on South African labour law: Are we ready?

4th August 2022 If there is one thing we can learn from the Covid-19 pandemic, it is that many employees can work from anywhere and the “normal” 9 to 5 is no... 

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Consumers enforce their rights against online retailers

4th August 2022 A sharp increase in consumer complaints about online shopping in 2020-21 reflects many retailers’ inability to cope with the surge in demand during... 

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Stronger Penalties Needed In Climate Change Bill

4th August 2022 Earlier this year, the United Nations (UN) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its Sixth Assessment Report, also known as... 

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