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Lockdown: Impossible to consult with every religious leader over gatherings ban, court hears

By: News24Wire      24th November 2021 The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has heard during the challenge of the previous ban on faith-based gatherings that it would have been... 

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ANC keeps mayoral position in North West's Mamusa municipality

By: News24Wire      24th November 2021 After helping vote in an Economic Freedom Fighters Speaker, African National Congress councillors in Mamusa Local Municipality in the North West... 

ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba

DA 'must be prepared to humble themselves' - Herman Mashaba says as the party faces minority rule  

By: News24Wire      24th November 2021 ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba says the Democratic Alliance will have to humble itself if it hopes to secure coalition agreements in municipalities... 


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The cost of Covid: what happens when children don’t go to school

17th November 2021 The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted schools and universities across the world. UNESCO figures state that the worldwide average time lost due to... 

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Climate, energy and the African dilemma

17th November 2021 South Africa was abuzz this month with the announcement of a R131-billion deal on the margins of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference... 

CDE head Ann Bernstein

Costs will stop localisation from spawning industrialisation

17th November 2021 Department of trade, industry & competition provides no evidence that price increases were temporary. Business, trade unions and the government... 

Raymond Suttner

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

16th November 2021 We are living in confusing times. During the Struggle for freedom, it was clear to those who were actively involved that one had to take sides and... 

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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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43% of Gauteng government entities have an acting CEO or CFO while residents endure atrocious service delivery

25th November 2021 Gauteng residents are currently suffering from no running water, electricity outages and a harsh economic climate. During our scrutiny of the... 

Minister Mchunu and delegation descend in Western Cape to assess the status of water and sanitation

24th November 2021 Today marked the first day of the ministerial delegation working visit in the Western Cape. From 24 November to Friday 26 November 2021, Minister... 

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MEC Jomo Sibiya releases his WhatsApp number - 066 594 0353 - to mayors, councilors and communities experiencing problems around human settlements and public works projects

24th November 2021 Abaqulusi Local Municipality: Over the past few days, we have witnessed the inauguration of councils in various municipalities across the province... 

COSATU presented its submission on the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill to Parliament

24th November 2021 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) presented its submission on the Division of Revenue Amendment (DORA) Bill to Parliament’s... 

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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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Legal Awards Season – Baker McKenzie lawyers collect accolades

12th November 2021 Best Lawyers in South Africa has listed Baker McKenzie partners Darryl Bernstein (Litigation), Janet MacKenzie (Media Law), Johan Botes (Employee... 

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New head of Intellectual Property for Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa

11th November 2021 Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa have appointed Allison Williams as their new head of Intellectual Property with effect from 1 December 2021.... 

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Latest Videos

Magazine round up | 26 November 2021

uMngeni Municipality mayor Chris Pappas unpacks his appointment

Zwelethu: Our Land – Jaki Seroke

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Daily Podcast – November 26, 2021

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