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Eskom says modest R9m RCA request not a signal of alignment with Nersa on calculations 

By: Terence Creamer     17th April 2024 The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has initiated consultations on Eskom’s latest Regulatory Clearing Account (RCA) application... 

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Labour Party approaches ConCourt to postpone election date

Labour Party approaches ConCourt to postpone election date 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     17th April 2024 The Labour Party of South Africa on Tuesday noted that owing to Electoral Court delays in its case to reopen the Independent Electoral Commission’s... 

UN forum calls for more funding, steps towards slavery reparations

By: Reuters     16th April 2024 A United Nations forum on people of African descent opened on Tuesday with calls for extra funding to support its work and progress towards... 

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It took 16 years but South Africa has impeached a senior judge – who is Judge Hlophe and what went wrong?

28th February 2024 Former Western Cape judge president John Mandlakayise Hlophe has become one of the first two members of South Africa’s judiciary to be impeached... 

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What kind of influence can Africa wield at the G20?

28th February 2024 The African Union’s (AU) recent inclusion in the G20 has raised questions about its readiness to represent Africa’s interests and influence global... 

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African countries join a united front against Israeli occupation

27th February 2024 Between 19 and 26 February, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) held a landmark sitting to hear oral arguments by 51 countries and three... 

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South Africa’s apartheid legacy is still hobbling research – a study of geography shows how

27th February 2024 Knowledge matters. It informs how we think about the world around us. It informs our decisions and government policies, supporting economic growth... 

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Trafficking for forced criminality: The rise of exploitation in scam centres in Southeast Asia

Trafficking for forced criminality: The rise of exploitation in scam centres in Southeast Asia

13th December 2023 A new form of human trafficking has rapidly taken root in the ASEAN region. Individuals are recruited into what are presented as legitimate jobs in... 

Addressing labour exploitation and human trafficking as ‘sticky’ problems: The role of Southeast Asia’s political economy

Addressing labour exploitation and human trafficking as ‘sticky’ problems: The role of Southeast Asia’s political economy

13th December 2023 Persistent exploitation and trafficking of labour migrants are due not only (or even primarily) to a lack of knowledge, skills or capacity on the... 

Debt, exploitation and trafficking of labour migrants

Debt, exploitation and trafficking of labour migrants

13th December 2023 Indebtedness is a key driver of labour migration – many households opt for a family member to work overseas and send remittances in order to pay... 

Macroeconomic and developmental impacts of selected Basic Income Grant for SA

Macroeconomic and developmental impacts of selected Basic Income Grant for SA

13th December 2023 IN A highly unequal society like South Africa, with half the population or close to 30-million people living in poverty, a Basic Income Grant (BIG)... 

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AfriForum exposes: Affordable private clinic in Diepsloot shows nonsensical nature of NHI

AfriForum exposes: Affordable private clinic in Diepsloot shows nonsensical nature of NHI

25th April 2024 Healthcare centres such as the Unjani Clinic in Diepsloot is proof that the ANC government is trying to sell a false narrative about the National... 

Over 50 million lives saved in Africa through expanded immunization programme 

24th April 2024 An estimated 51.2 million lives have been saved through vaccines in the African region over the past 50 years. For every infant life saved over... 

SAPS failure in KZN puts lives at extreme risk

SAPS failure in KZN puts lives at extreme risk

24th April 2024 The DA in KZN led by Premier Candidate, Chris Pappas, and renowned crime fighting activist, Ian Cameron, spent two days shining the spotlight on... 

POPCRU raises concerns about lack of consultation on SAPS staff relocation from Telkom building

POPCRU raises concerns about lack of consultation on SAPS staff relocation from Telkom building

24th April 2024 The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) has strongly criticised the lack of consultation regarding the relocation of police staff... 

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Norton Rose Fulbright advises on US$200M financing for Kamoa mine expansion

14th February 2024 Global law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Kamoa Copper S.A. on the US$200M financing in relation to phase three of the expansion of its... 

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Webber Wentzel Earns Industry Recognition at DealMakers Awards

14th February 2024 Webber Wentzel has once again showcased the firm's remarkable expertise and dedication to providing excellent legal advice by earning several... 

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Tax Planning for Repatriation: A Non-Resident's Toolkit to Returning Home

13th February 2024 With the euphoria of living abroad wearing off for many South Africans, a growing number of expatriates are drawn back by the allure of a vibrant... 

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Applying a final written warning as a suitable disciplinary measure to address and correct the employee’s behaviour

13th February 2024 Final written warnings constitute a crucial element within the disciplinary framework of any Organisation. They afford employers the opportunity to... 

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