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Nervy week for markets ends with wild swings on new Covid strain

By: Bloomberg     26th November 2021 Investors dumped risk assets and flocked to havens Friday as a new variant of the coronavirus made its presence known in global markets. Fears the... 

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Covid-19: New daily infections almost double on back of confirmed new variant

By: News24Wire      26th November 2021 New daily Covid-19 infections have almost doubled within 24 hours, on the back of a new variant being identified in the country. The country... 

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'We are determined to do as much as we can to empower military veterans' – Ramaphosa tells Parliament

By: News24Wire      26th November 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa is in support of opening the door to a whole new dimension for the nation's war veterans, where it would be rewarded with... 


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Pandora Papers and the power of open-source data

22nd November 2021 On 3 October the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released the ‘Pandora Papers’ – a treasure trove of documents exposing... 

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The benefits of localisation are overstated while the costs are dramatically understated

19th November 2021 The case for localisation rests on the idea that protection of, and support for, specific industries will allow firms located in those industries... 

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What went wrong? Saving the democratic project needs more than elections to maintain close links with the people

19th November 2021 Professor Raymond Suttner unpacks his column "What went wrong? Saving the democratic project needs more than elections to maintain close links with... 

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Taking stock

19th November 2021 South Africans are approaching the prospect of ongoing load-shedding with a mixture of anger and resignation. The anger manifests mainly in the... 

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The Changing Wealth of Nations 2021: Managing Assets for the Future

The Changing Wealth of Nations 2021: Managing Assets for the Future

12th November 2021 It is now clear that a narrow focus on the growth of gross domestic product (GDP) is insufficient to achieve humanity’s aspirations for sustainable... 

Digital Economy Report 2021

Digital Economy Report 2021

12th November 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the process of digital transformation and added urgency for Governments to respond. A key challenge is how to... 

 Framework for strengthening health emergency preparedness in cities and urban settings

Framework for strengthening health emergency preparedness in cities and urban settings

12th November 2021 Cities and urban settings are crucial to preventing, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from health emergencies, and therefore enhancing... 

Chief Economists Outlook

Chief Economists Outlook

11th November 2021 The November Chief Economists Outlook is published as COVID-19 is resurging in some parts of the world, the global economy still finds itself in... 

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SAPS drags feet on making GBV a crime category

29th November 2021 The DA calls on President Cyril Ramaphosa to ensure that the National Strategic Plan on Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (NSP-GBVF) is... 

DA calls for a probe into SANDF’s bizarre decision to open bakeries

29th November 2021 The DA will write to the Minister of Defence, Thandi Modise, to call for an investigation into the South African National Defence Force's (SANDF)... 

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ActionSA Welcomes Ramaphosa’s Non-Imposition of Further Restrictions

29th November 2021 ActionSA notes and applauds President Cyril Ramaphosa for not imposing further draconian restrictions on South Africans and our already battered... 

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IFP Notes President Ramaphosa’s Announcements Regarding New Covid-19 Variant

29th November 2021 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) notes the announcements made by President Ramaphosa, regarding the outbreak of the new Covid-19 Omicron variant.... 

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Secondary strikes: Constitutional Court upholds judgments of the Labour Court and Labour Appeal Court

12th November 2021 On 12 November 2021, the Constitutional Court (CC) held in favour of mining employers in a historic secondary strike judgment*. Our employment team... 

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SARS’ tax law blunder gives expats a quick breather

12th November 2021 Following deliberation with members of the public, National Treasury recently released its official response to the Parliamentary submissions on... 

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African Growth and Opportunity Act eligibility requirements under review in three African countries

12th November 2021 On 2 November 2021, US President Joe Biden announced that three African countries would be terminated from the African Growth and Opportunity Act... 

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Supreme Court of Appeal lifts embargo on trade of water use entitlements

12th November 2021 The SCA has recently found that section 25 of the National Water Act allows for the transfer of water use entitlements. This decision is important... 

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uMngeni Municipality mayor Chris Pappas unpacks his appointment

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