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UJ implements mandatory vaccination  

By: Sashnee Moodley     3rd December 2021 The University of Johannesburg announced on Friday its decision to institute mandatory vaccination at all its campuses and facilities from January... 

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Emalahleni owes Eskom over R5 billion, urges its customers to pay or face darkness  

By: News24Wire      3rd December 2021 The Emalahleni local municipality in Mpumalanga has revealed that it owes Eskom over R5-billion for unpaid electricity. It has, therefore, handed... 

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Outrage and calls for fuel price audit as motorists overpaid for petrol on Wednesday

By: News24Wire      3rd December 2021 Some motorists unwittingly paid 6c/litre more per litre of fuel than they should have on Wednesday morning. This was before the Department of... 

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Mercenaries and private military security: Africa’s thin grey line

1st December 2021 Recent reports indicate the presence of the Russian Wagner Group in Africa, particularly in the Central African Republic (CAR), and its alleged... 

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From youth activists to politicians: Young South Africans bringing positive change in their communities

1st December 2021 A group of young social activists, who not only voted in the recent local government elections, but also stood as councillors and won a seat, are... 

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Omicron: Senior Nigerian scientist considers fallout, and why travel bans are a waste of time

30th November 2021 Nigeria is about to receive President Cyril Ramaphosa, who will be leading a delegation made up of government and business representatives, in the... 

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South Africa’s renewal begins with the rule of law

30th November 2021 South Africa’s prosperity depends on the rule of law, trust between police, prosecutors and the public, and a criminal justice system that treats... 

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‘Stranger danger’ and the gendered/racialised construction of threats in humanitarianism’

23rd November 2021 Humanitarian, development and peacebuilding work has become increasingly dangerous in recent decades. The securitisation of aid has been critiqued,... 

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Export finance for the past or the future?

23rd November 2021 This policy brief assesses the extent to which members of the Export Finance for Future (E3F) coalition have, to date, aligned their activities... 

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Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2021

19th November 2021 From breath sensors that can diagnose disease to wireless charging of low-powered devices, the 10th-anniversary edition of the World Economic... 

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What Next for IDA?

18th November 2021 IDA (the International Development Association), the World Bank’s concessional fund, was set up in 1960 to provide affordable finance to countries... 

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North West Provincial Legislature abandons constitutional mandate on petitions: THE SPEAKER MUST GO!

7th December 2021 In serious violation of sections 17, 115 and 118 of the Constitution, the North West Provincial Legislature (NWPL) has abandoned its role in... 

Basic Education on Matric examinations concluding without major incidents

Basic Education on Matric examinations concluding without major incidents

7th December 2021 The Department of Basic Education is pleased that the National Senior Certificate examinations has come to an end without major incidents that can... 

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We need to synergize and deliver water to people – Minister Mchunu

7th December 2021 The Minister of Water and Sanitation (DWS), Mr Senzo Mchunu and his deputies, Mr David Mahlobo and Ms Dikeledi Magadzi are in the Mpumalanga... 

UASA in full support of climate change resolutions adopted at special FEDUSA congress

7th December 2021 UASA, as an affiliate organisation of the Federation of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA), is proud of the array of new strategic resolutions that... 

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South Africa: The latest guidance regarding immigration, travel and Home Affairs services

25th November 2021 The pandemic has resulted in many changes to the way we live and travel, as well as substantially impacting the administrative processing of... 

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Do I qualify for permanent residency in South Africa?

24th November 2021 The global trend of skills migration has resulted in numerous positions becoming vacant in South Africa. This means that foreigners with the... 

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SARS Extends Tax Filing Deadline… But Why?

24th November 2021 SARS published a media release confirming at the eleventh hour that the deadline for filing individual tax returns has been extended until the 2nd... 

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Employer funded share incentive schemes and the Spur judgement – some perspective is needed

24th November 2021 Much has been written about the ‘Spur’ judgement in the past few weeks. Two salient themes emanate from it, the:  question about why employer... 

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