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South African food inflation continued its downward trend in August

By: Rebecca Campbell     2nd October 2023 Food and non-alcoholic beverage (NAB) inflation (hereafter to be referred to simply as food inflation) in South Africa continued to decelerate in... 

South African food inflation continued its downward trend in August
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Fourth-quarter ferrochrome price slightly up

By: Martin Creamer     2nd October 2023 The European benchmark ferrochrome price for the fourth quarter of 2023 is $1.53/lb, 1.32% up on the third quarter of 2023, Merafe Resources... 

Flashback to last year’s secondary listing of Southern Palladium on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Southern Palladium submits mining right application for Bengwenyama project 

By: Martin Creamer     2nd October 2023 Johannesburg- and Sydney-listed platinum group metals (PGMs) development company Southern Palladium has submitted a mining right application for... 


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Stephen Marais

Stephen Marais’ memoir raises questions and choices beyond the Struggle 

27th September 2023 The true confessions of an unrehabilitated terrorist.  Anecdotes and Antidotes by Stephen Johannes Marais The genre of prison literature is now... 

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Environmental disasters and climate change force people to cross borders, but they’re not recognised as refugees – they should be

27th September 2023 As our planet warms, we’re experiencing more frequent and severe weather events, rising sea levels, prolonged droughts and altered ecosystems.... 

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The Expanded Brics Can Be a Force to Be Reckoned With in Shaping a New World Energy Order

27th September 2023 The Brics+6, consisting of six of the world's top oil producers and four of the world's top natural gas producers, will play a key role in... 

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South African tourism: informal traders need support, not more red tape

26th September 2023 South Africa is an attractive tourist destination for foreign travellers on the African continent. It ranks 27th out of 128 countries in the world... 

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 Unlocking Interoperability: Overcoming Regulatory Frictions in Cross-Border Payments

Unlocking Interoperability: Overcoming Regulatory Frictions in Cross-Border Payments

22nd September 2023 Cross-border payments enable international trade and globalization but are often costly, slow and opaque. As demand rises for faster, more... 

Renewable energy market analysis: Mano River Union region

Renewable energy market analysis: Mano River Union region

22nd September 2023 The countries of the Mano River Union (MRU) region, comprising Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, are increasingly faced with the... 

How well are children faring?

How well are children faring?

22nd September 2023 UJ’s Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA) and the South African Research Chairs Initiative released the findings of the “How well are... 

Corruption watch

Massive deviation in public entity procurement procedures not necessarily cause for alarm – report

By: Thabi Madiba     20th September 2023 Stellenbosch University expert Professor Geo Quinot noted on Wednesday that with public procurement being susceptible to corruption, with large... 

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Matjhabeng residents suffer again as water leaks persist

Matjhabeng residents suffer again as water leaks persist

Updated 7 hours ago Residents of Welkom, have endured a 10-day ordeal, left stranded and frustrated due to the Matjhabeng Local Municipality's failure to address a... 

MaP neglects to pay Indigent registration workers

MaP neglects to pay Indigent registration workers

Updated 7 hours ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality is concerned about the failure of the municipality to pay participants... 

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Wits University and the Centre for Deaf Studies honours Takalani Sesame for improving access to South African Sign Language (SASL)

Updated 7 hours ago Takalani Sesame, the much-loved South African children’s edutainment television program, and its creator the Sesame Workshop have received an award... 

Johannesburg Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda

ActionSA Joburg Caucus Leader Writes to the City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor Regarding Metro Centre Closure

3rd October 2023 ActionSA has today written to the City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor, Cllr Kabelo Gwamanda, seeking to compel him to inform the public about the... 

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Press Offices


A Deep Dive In to Trusts

29th September 2023 A form of business vehicle which has become increasingly popular. This is due to the advantages it enjoys compared to other business structures,... 


The Legal Landscape of Influencer Marketing in South Africa

28th September 2023 In recent years, South Africa has witnessed a surge in the influencer marketing industry. With the rise of social media platforms like Instagram,... 

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Think twice before lodging falsified grievances!

28th September 2023 It is not uncommon for Employees who are unhappy due to the treatment they may receive, from their Employer and colleagues, to lodge a workplace... 


Recent Trends in Employment Litigation in South Africa

28th September 2023 South Africa has a complex set of laws and regulations governing employment, and recent years have seen significant developments in employment... 

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