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Nearly 60 000 have fled Central African Republic violence – UN

By: Reuters     15th January 2021 The number of people fleeing violence in the Central African Republic has doubled in just a week to nearly 60 000, the United Nations refugee... 

Nearly 60 000 have fled Central African Republic violence – UN
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on sick leave

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on sick leave

By: News24Wire      15th January 2021 Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is on sick leave. Motshekga was expected to address the media on Friday, however deputy minister Reginah... 

South African Breweries cancels R2.5bn investment after latest alcohol ban

South African Breweries cancels R2.5bn investment after latest alcohol ban 

By: Reuters     15th January 2021 South African Breweries, part of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has cancelled a further R2.5-billion rand of investment earmarked for 2021 following a third... 

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South African politicians, not bureaucrats, stand in the way of a professional civil service

South African politicians, not bureaucrats, stand in the way of a professional civil service

12th January 2021 The post-COVID-19 world will demand that governments do more with less, or at least spend within their means. Economic activity has ground to a... 

Dummy's guide to how trade rules affect access to COVID-19 vaccines

Dummy's guide to how trade rules affect access to COVID-19 vaccines

11th January 2021 The race is on to secure vaccines that will protect people from COVID-19. But it’s already become apparent that there is gross inequality playing... 

 Boko Haram blocks Lake Chad trade routes

Boko Haram blocks Lake Chad trade routes

11th January 2021 The Boko Haram insurgency has had devastating consequences on Lake Chad boat transporters, a socio-economic group that has been the locomotive of... 

Leadership in Question Part six: Chief Albert Luthuli, leadership and service

Leadership in Question Part six: Chief Albert Luthuli, leadership and service

11th January 2021 This article is part of a series on leadership. Click here to read articles in the series. The life of Chief Albert Luthuli bears lessons that are... 

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Report on the tax policy-making process in Uganda

Report on the tax policy-making process in Uganda

4th January 2021 This report was commissioned in response to issues identified in the Domestic Revenue Mobilisation Strategy (DRMS) in order to identify the changes... 

Inviting non-state armed groups to the table: inclusive strategies towards a more fit for purpose international humanitarian law

Inviting non-state armed groups to the table: inclusive strategies towards a more fit for purpose international humanitarian law

4th January 2021 Millions around the globe are affected by the actions of non-state armed groups (NSAGs). Like states, NSAGs are bound by international humanitarian... 

Responsible data-sharing with donors: accountability, transparency and data protection in principled humanitarian action

Responsible data-sharing with donors: accountability, transparency and data protection in principled humanitarian action

4th January 2021 Partnerships between donors and humanitarian agencies are a critical foundation of the international response system. Building and maintaining... 

Mayors Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity: city profiles

Mayors Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity: city profiles

4th January 2021 These profiles provide a snapshot of cities participating in the Mayors Dialogue on Growth and Solidarity; with an overview of each city’s... 

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FNB avails digital channels, zero monthly fee account and vast points of presence for social grants

FNB avails digital channels, zero monthly fee account and vast points of presence for social grants

19th January 2021 FNB has reiterated its commitment to support safer and convenient access to social grants by availing its world-class digital channels, vast... 

Disability grants: DA welcomes Parliamentary meeting, demands full transparency from Minister Zulu

Disability grants: DA welcomes Parliamentary meeting, demands full transparency from Minister Zulu

19th January 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the decision by the Chairperson of the Social Development Portfolio Committee, Mondli Gungubele, to schedule... 

Four UNTU Members Died In Accident

Four UNTU Members Died In Accident

18th January 2021 The United National Transport Union (UNTU) would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the families, loved ones and colleagues of four UNTU... 

DA Got It Wrong

DA Got It Wrong

18th January 2021 The National Department of Health calls on the Democratic Alliance to immediately retract and apologise for a statement issued on January 14, 2020,... 

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Practical application of law is key for post-Covid success

Practical application of law is key for post-Covid success

11th January 2021 In 2020 Forbes predicted that Covid-19 would turbocharge transformation of the legal industry, propelling law into the digital age and reshaping... 

UIF Covid-19 Ters Disputes

UIF Covid-19 Ters Disputes

11th January 2021 Many have experienced endless frustrations with UIF C19 TERS claims. What can one do if the UIF is unresponsive? The Department of Employment and... 

Norton Rose Fulbright promotes 47 lawyers to partner and director worldwide

Norton Rose Fulbright promotes 47 lawyers to partner and director worldwide

6th January 2021 Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that 47 of its lawyers received promotions to partner in locations around the world and... 

Mining key issues for 2021

Mining key issues for 2021

6th January 2021 2020 was a year of many firsts with countless lessons learnt across the board. For the mining sector – key issues for 2021 will be on adopting... 

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