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Reserve bank to cut rates less than earlier thought in 2024 – poll 

By: Reuters     18th April 2024 South Africa's central bank is now predicted to deliver only 50 basis points of interest rate cuts this year, less than earlier projected as... 

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HSF urges Parly not to adopt Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee White Paper proposals into law

18th April 2024 The Helen Suzman Foundation has criticised Cabinet for adopting the controversial White Paper on the Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee... 

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Judgment excluding parties from election ballot a significant setback for parties, supporters – Holomisa

By: Thabi Shomolekae     18th April 2024 The United Democratic Movement on Thursday said it is imperative that political parties explore avenues to support and facilitate the participation... 


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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... 

The Conversation

South Africa is short of academic statisticians: why and what can be done

11th April 2024 Our world is awash with data. A 2019 article published by the World Economic Forum estimated that, by 2025, about 463 exabytes of data will be... 

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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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Nigeria’s fossil fuel subsidy reforms: the welfare effects on households

12th April 2024 The removal of fossil fuel subsidies is critical to limit temperature increases and lower carbon emissions. But doing so can have profound social... 

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RISE Mzansi

Happy Birthday, RISE Mzansi – 1 year of building a political movement and alternative for, by and with the people

19th April 2024 It is exactly one-year since RISE Mzansi was born as a people-centred, alternative political movement rooted in communities, working with and for... 

Democratic Alliance

DA prohibited from doing Parliamentary oversight at Rahima Moosa hospital

19th April 2024 Yesterday morning, the DA was hindered from doing Parliamentary oversight by the acting CEO of Rahima Moosa Mother and Child hospital in Gauteng,... 


Ad Hoc Committee Oo General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill in the NCOP invites public submissions on further matters related to Bill

19th April 2024 The General Intelligence Laws Amendment Bill (GILAB), which is being considered by the Ad Hoc Committee on GILAB in the National Council of... 


African Development Bank, Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) combat money laundering and terrorism financing in Africa through new project

19th April 2024 The African Development Bank ( and the Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) on Thursday... 

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Press Offices

Webber Wentzel

Why businesses should care about the ins and outs of international arbitration

8th April 2024 While emotions might run high during a business disagreement, choosing the right dispute resolution method is a practical decision. Dispute... 

Tax Consulting SA

“SARS + AI” vs “Your South African Tax”

8th April 2024 The SARS Announcement on 02 April 2024, may look, for the untrained eye, like standard narrative. As a tax attorney in day-to-day practice, there... 

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Shaping the future of the firm: Webber Wentzel announces its new partners

5th April 2024 Webber Wentzel is pleased to announce the promotion of 13 talented attorneys to the esteemed role of partner. These promotions recognise the newly... 

Tax Consulting SA

SARS follows the money – Targeting big-ticket taxpayers and their “Trusted Advisors”

5th April 2024 SARS’ “Compliance Revenue Programme” make headlines off the back of the Revenue Results Announcement on 02 April 2024, raking in a whopping R293,7... 

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