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Agri SA seeks meeting with Eskom, warns load-shedding may affect food security

By: Marleny Arnoldi     22nd September 2022 With load-shedding escalating as South Africa enters the summer crop planting season, the current energy crisis may have implications for food... 

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Urgent actions needed to deal with energy crisis, says Busa

By: Schalk Burger     22nd September 2022 Business organisation Business Unity South Africa (Busa) is urging government to urgently implement identified priority interventions, as the... 

Mali economy expected to grow 4.2% in 2022 despite sanctions, says president

By: Reuters     22nd September 2022 Mali's economy is expected to grow by 4.2% in 2022, interim President Assimi Goita said during an address to the nation on Thursday. The West... 

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Three reasons why the US Federal Reserve Bank holds the world in its hands

21st September 2022 Inflation is a global problem. At the end of August, it was 8.3% in the US and 9.1% in the Euro area. It is 20.3% in Nigeria, 25% in Malawi, and... 

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South Africa is surrounded by sea but doesn’t have a plan to protect it: three steps to get one

21st September 2022 South Africa is surrounded by 2 798km of coastline. Yet, oddly, the country doesn’t have a coherent maritime strategy underpinned by a related... 

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African ubuntu can deepen how research is done

21st September 2022 Many academic studies have been centred on Western theories and methodologies for a long time. This approach to research is broadly defined as... 

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Supply chain management in Africa needs a rethink – Covid changed everything, or did it?

20th September 2022 Covid-19 has laid bare the vulnerability of the supply chain model that has dominated the way African firms have organised their production. In... 

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Efficient, Equitable and Effective High-Quality Climate Finance: Recommendations for the post-2025 global climate finance goal

13th September 2022 This Eurodad submission outlines six recommendations for how the New Collective Quantified Goal on climate finance (NCQG) can become an effective... 

Scaling up renewables in landlocked developing countries

Scaling up renewables in landlocked developing countries

13th September 2022 Characterised by remoteness from global markets due to the absence of territorial access to the sea, landlocked developing countries (LLDCs)... 

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Scapegoating Foreigners

9th September 2022 Across the world, politicians and elected officials of all stripes seem to be vying with each other to make the most outrageous, offensive,... 

Fixing Our Food

Fixing Our Food

9th September 2022 Our unequal global food system is unsustainable for people and planet. We urgently need to rethink how the world feeds its people. The food crisis... 

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Minister Ntshavheni must account for SABC failures

26th September 2022  The SABC staff once again find themselves between a rock and three hard places - with the Trade Unions pushing for a strike, and the extraordinary... 

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NEHAWU wishes Cosatu a succesful 14th National Congress

26th September 2022 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] wishes its federation, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), a... 

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African Bank Limited And Grindrod Financial Holdings Limited

23rd September 2022  The Tribunal has unconditionally approved the large merger wherein African Bank Limited (“African Bank”) intends purchasing all of the issued... 

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Deputy Minister Kodwa and Premier Makhura pledge to strengthen relations between State Security Agency and Gauteng Province

23rd September 2022 The Deputy Minister in the Presidency Responsible for State Security, Mr. Zizi Kodwa and the Premier of Gauteng, Mr. David Makhura, have today,... 

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Code Of Good Practice: Protest Action to Promote or Defend Socio-Economic Interests of Workers

14th September 2022 On 2 September 2022, the Executive Director of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (“NEDLAC“) issued the ‘Code of Good Practice:... 

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Resignation terminates contract of employment and cannot be withdrawn, unless employer consents thereto

14th September 2022 Whether the employer consented to the withdrawal of an employee’s resignation or not. Summary 

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Offers of employment – don’t take risks

14th September 2022 What constitutes offer and acceptance for the conclusion of a contract of employment. Facts 

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Regulators take steps to encourage ESG in the financial services industry

13th September 2022 The FSCA is taking a number of steps, beyond introducing amendments to Regulation 28, to encourage pension funds to invest in green and other ESG... 

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ANC governments caused the problems: they cannot be the ones to resolve them

Freedom and xenophobia do not belong together – Freedom must be defended and xenophobia banished

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