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Minerals Council South Africa setting out to boost local demand for green hydrogen 

By: Martin Creamer     17th April 2024 Minerals Council South Africa is focused on increasing the domestic demand for green hydrogen, which it sees as contributing to the kickstarting of... 

From left, Dr Rebecca Maserumule, Sietse van der Woude, Zanele Mavusa Mbatha
From left, Dr Rebecca Maserumule, Sietse van der Woude, Zanele Mavusa Mbatha.

US bars four former Malawi officials over corruption, State Department says

By: Reuters     17th April 2024 The United States has barred four former officials of the Malawi government from entry because of their involvement in significant corruption, the... 

Cuban Health Specialists

PSA slams govt for hiring Cuban doctors amid employment crisis in SA

17th April 2024 Trade union, the Public Servants Association is calling out government for the continued employment of Cuban doctors while South Africa faces high... 


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The conversation

South Africa’s first election was saved by a Kenyan: the fascinating story of Washington Okumu, the accidental mediator

12th April 2024 What’s sometimes forgotten about the 26-29 April 1994 vote that installed the African National Congress (ANC) government in South Africa is that,... 

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Attitudinal shift

12th April 2024 It is estimated that about 2.5 GW of rooftop solar was installed across South Africa last year; a trend that was expected to continue at the start... 

The age of anxiety and turbulence

12th April 2024 A range of statements echoed through the chambers of the Munich Security Conference recently, and etched on everyone’s face was anxiousness about... 

The Conversation

What happened to Nelson Mandela’s South Africa? A new podcast series marks 30 years of post-apartheid democracy

11th April 2024 When Nelson Mandela stood in front of the Union Buildings in Pretoria in May 1994 as South Africa’s first democratically elected president, my... 

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 Investigating Global Aquatic Food Loss and Waste

Investigating Global Aquatic Food Loss and Waste

16th April 2024 Despite the critical role aquatic food systems play in nutrition and food security worldwide, these value chains encounter significant loss and... 

International Renewable Energy Agency

International co-operation to accelerate green hydrogen deployment

16th April 2024 This report from IRENA's Collaborative Framework on Green Hydrogen assesses progress in green hydrogen deployment. The report gauges the success... 

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ANC 2024 Election Manifesto

15th April 2024 Over the past 30 years, the people of South Africa, led by the ANC, have been at the forefront of a movement to construct a new South Africa. Our... 

Overseas Development Institute

Backstopping multilateral development banks: the fiscal context of callable capital for shareholder governments

12th April 2024 Callable capital is an international treaty obligation with a nominal value of $891 billion across seven major multilateral development banks... 

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Loadshedding will remain suspended until further notice

Loadshedding will remain suspended until further notice

18th April 2024 Loadshedding will continue to be suspended until further notice. This follows a period of 21 consecutive days, and as of midday today, 535 hours... 

Government fails to deliver services to Mahikeng residents and then turns on them 

Government fails to deliver services to Mahikeng residents and then turns on them 

18th April 2024 The residents in Mahikeng, in the North West, have expressed their dissatisfaction with the lack of service delivery in the only way they know how,... 

CPF decrease brought some relief to cash-strapped workers

18th April 2024 The first slight decrease in headline consumer price inflation this year, dropping to 5.3% in March from 5.6% in February, brought some relief to... 

Electoral Court’s decision on ASA, OD, CIP, DoP and ISANCO

Electoral Court’s decision on ASA, OD, CIP, DoP and ISANCO

18th April 2024 The United Democratic Movement (UDM) acknowledges the recent decision by the Electoral Court, which resulted in Arise South Africa (ASA), Operation... 

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Press Offices

Webber Wentzel

How artificial intelligence is re-shaping international arbitration practice

10th April 2024 As the "great disruptor" of our time, artificial intelligence (AI), with its inherent ability to perceive, reason and solve problems, has enormous... 

Webber Wentzel

Harmonising family offices with private equity for mutual growth

10th April 2024 In recent years, family offices have emerged as formidable players in the global financial landscape, managing substantial wealth on behalf of... 


South Africa now offers a remote Work Visa for foreigners

10th April 2024 The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) on 28 March 2024 Gazetted a set of Immigration Regulations which allowed foreigners to come work and stay in... 

Tax Consulting SA

Tax Court Bullying Judgment Set-Aside and “court” status brought into question - Appeal Reignites Debate Over Lay Representation in the Tax Court

9th April 2024 A recent tax dispute ruling has reignited the age-old debate over the right of appearance by a lay person in the Tax Court and whether the Tax... 

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