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Over 10-million people applied for R350 grant since it was extended – Lindiwe Zulu  

By: News24Wire      22nd October 2021 More than 10-million South Africans applied for the Covid-19 social relief of grant of R350, less than two weeks after applications were reopened.... 

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Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu
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'Each successive wave has proven to be more severe' – Netcare

By: News24Wire      22nd October 2021 Netcare treated almost twice as many Covid-19 patients in its hospitals between April and September this year compared to the same time in 2020... 

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ActionSA loses court bid against IEC 

By: Thabi Madiba     22nd October 2021 ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba said that on Friday while his party is disappointed by the Electoral Court’s findings against it, it would now focus... 


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Municipalities can play a key role in South Africa’s economic development. Here’s how

18th October 2021 Local economic development and better municipal service delivery are vital if South Africa wants to broaden economic participation and reverse its... 

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How Johannesburg’s suburban elites maintain apartheid inequities

18th October 2021 Days before his death in July, the African National Congress (ANC) mayor of Johannesburg, Geoff Makhubo, wrote an article responding to critics of... 

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Child miners: the dark side of the DRC’s coltan wealth

18th October 2021 Coltan is one of the world’s most vital minerals, and 60% of reserves globally are found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Kivu... 

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Zimbabwean civil society organisations identify critical issues for country’s APRM process

18th October 2021 The Zimbabwean Government under President Emmerson Mnangagwa acceded to the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) in February of 2020. Zimbabwe... 

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Freedom Front Plus 2021 Local Government Election Manifesto

13th October 2021 When we look around us, the decay of our towns and cities is clearly visible. Residents are overtaxed and underwhelmed. We do not receive value for... 

COP26 Special Report on Climate Change and Health

COP26 Special Report on Climate Change and Health

12th October 2021 The 10 recommendations in the COP26 Special Report on Climate Change and Health propose a set of priority actions from the global health community... 

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Climate change, conflict and displacement: implications for protection agencies

12th October 2021 Systems thinking has often been adopted by humanitarian and specialist protection agencies – both to map the relationships between drivers and... 

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Refugee, Migrants and Displaced Persons

8th October 2021 The Roman Catholic Church observes the last Sunday in September as World Day for Migrants and Refugees. This year marked the 107th such observance.... 

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DA notes provincial government’s silence on calls for affordable housing

26th October 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes with dismay the provincial governments silence on the DA’s calls to release a vacant portion of land in the... 

DA is the only beacon of hope to rebuild North West towns and cities

26th October 2021 With only 6 days to go before the polls open, the people of North West have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bring an end to the failed... 

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IFP wishes Matrics the best as they start NSC Examinations tomorrow

26th October 2021 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) would like to wish the Matric Class of 2021 the best as they embark upon their National Senior Certificate (NSC)... 

UPDATE: Western Cape Avian Influenza outbreak

UPDATE: Western Cape Avian Influenza outbreak

26th October 2021 The outbreak of Avian Influenza amongst wild seabirds in the Western Cape continues, with Dyer island in the Overberg the major hotspot. Anton... 

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Maximise your billable hours with this legal first for SA

13th October 2021 Time is money in the legal profession and there are better things to do with one’s precious working hours than endlessly proofreading documents and... 

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Companies Amendment Bill

13th October 2021 Our current Companies Act came into force in 2011.  It repealed the 1973 Act which in turn repealed the 1926 Act. A specialist committee on Company... 

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Tighten the ESG focus or face litigation

13th October 2021 Litigation on Environmental, Social and Governance matters is rising in volume, both globally and domestically, but there are various steps that... 

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Bowmans makes two partner appointments in its Johannesburg office

13th October 2021 Leading African law firm Bowmans has appointed Zwide Mhlongo and Njabulo Hlophe as partners in its Johannesburg office. Mhlongo joins the firm’s... 

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