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July unrest: Cele says police acted 'decisively', but that's not the view of panel appointed by Ramaphosa

25th May 2022 The police responded "decisively" to the unrest which engulfed KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng in July last year, said Police Minister Bheki Cele. This,... 

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Glencore settles most bribery, manipulation investigations 

By: Martin Creamer     25th May 2022 Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore on Wednesday announced the settlement of most of its bribery and market manipulation... 

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Ramaphosa, German Chancellor discuss situation in Ukraine

By: Marleny Arnoldi     24th May 2022 President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated South Africa’s official stance on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, emphasising that engagement, dialogue and... 

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Inflation should be viewed as public enemy number 1: here’s why

18th May 2022 Inflation is a process of sustained increases in the general price level over a period of time, typically 12 months. Inflation can be calculated... 

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The Gambia’s president faces a tricky second term

18th May 2022 Despite Adama Barrow’s comfortable win in December’s presidential elections, his party failed to clinch a convincing majority in recent National... 

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UK immigration routes improve for South African businesses

18th May 2022 Whether you are starting a new business or expanding an existing business into Britain, there are a range of business immigration visas you can... 

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South Africa’s state capture commission nears its end after four years. Was it worth it?

17th May 2022 South Africa’s judicial commission into state capture, known as the Zondo Commission, recently handed over the fourth part of its voluminous and... 

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The dynamics of systems of secondary cities in Africa: urbanisation, migration and development

The dynamics of systems of secondary cities in Africa: urbanisation, migration and development

20th May 2022 The populations of African cities are expected to grow by more than 900 million by 2050. Many of these people will live in secondary cities. These... 

Innovation Outlook: Renewable Ammonia

Innovation Outlook: Renewable Ammonia

19th May 2022 Ammonia is one of the seven basic chemicals used to produce all other chemical products. It is the second most produced chemical by mass, after... 

Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) Strategic Support to Ghana

Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) Strategic Support to Ghana

19th May 2022 The AAAP is an Africa-owned Africa-led program, in response to the urgent need for focused evidence-based climate adaptation action at scale. The... 

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Strategy for Quality Health Infrastructure in Africa - 2022-2030

19th May 2022 This Strategy for Quality Health Infrastructure in Africa 2022-2030 (SQHIA) follows a request from Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB... 

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Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment shocked at the murder of Eastern Cape Black Fishers Chair

27th May 2022 The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy, has expressed her sincerest condolences to the family and friends of... 

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Engen hosts career guidance workshops to boost tomorrow’s business leaders

27th May 2022 Ahead of Youth Month, long-time supporter of education and youth development, Engen recently hosted career guidance workshops to help learners... 

Eastern Cape COGTA MEC contributing to political instability and chaos in NMB

Eastern Cape COGTA MEC contributing to political instability and chaos in NMB

27th May 2022 The latest refusal by the MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Xolile Nqatha, to preside over a Nelson Mandela Bay... 

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Economic Approach of Cde Nomusa Dube Ncube - Incomong ANC Provincial Chair

26th May 2022 We are encouraged comrades by the continuing engagements. We appreciate calls and text messages. Let’s continue to engage. 

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“Intentional” investing highlighted at recent AVCA conference

12th May 2022 The AVCA conference in Senegal highlighted a number of themes, such as the effects of Covid, intentional investing and inclusivity It was a... 

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Does your tax residency status impact your ability to receive an inheritance from South Africa?

12th May 2022 The finalisation of a deceased estate is in itself a time consuming and frustrating process for South Africans. Further complexity and exasperation... 

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The power of renewal – current status of the energy transition in Africa

11th May 2022 Post-pandemic, new solutions are being implemented to address Africa's power challenges, which have been hampered by a lack of competitive funding,... 

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The rapid rate of competition law developments across Africa

11th May 2022 Baker McKenzie's latest Africa Competition Report 2022 provides a detailed analysis and overview of recent developments in competition law... 

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