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FUL, SACP urge electoral court to release reasons for Zuma judgment  

By: Sashnee Moodley     10th April 2024 Non-profit Freedom Under Law wants the Electoral Court to release the reasons for its decision to uphold former President Jacob Zuma’s appeal again... 

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E-tolls scrapped but gantries will remain, accounts up until April 11 must be paid – Minister

E-tolls scrapped but gantries will remain, accounts up until April 11 must be paid – Minister 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     10th April 2024 Transport Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga noted on Wednesday that while Gauteng roads are no longer going to be tolled, the e-toll gantry lights and... 

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CoJ threatens to blacklist defaulters to recoup R40bn in municipal debt

By: Schalk Burger     10th April 2024 The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) has warned that it will soon blacklist thousands of defaulting residential property owners and businesses to recoup... 


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Africa now emits as much carbon as it stores: landmark new study

4th April 2024 A landmark new study has found that, in the last decade, the African continent has started emitting more carbon than it stores. When the total... 

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Global south: moving off the menu and to the table?

4th April 2024 The global south is a term that elicits much debate and discussion. Is it appropriate? Is it relevant? Is it offensive? These were questions a... 

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El Niño disasters: governments know what’s coming, but are unprepared – what must change

3rd April 2024 Drought disasters in southern Africa are mainly attributed to a lack of preparedness, inadequate response and mitigation and poor risk reduction... 

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South Africa’s laws aren’t geared to protecting against climate change: judges are trying to fill the gap

3rd April 2024 South Africa has plenty of environmental laws but none that specifically oblige government officials to consider the risks and impacts of climate... 

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Make polluters pay: How to tax excessive ecological footprints

25th March 2024 Progressive environmental taxation is pivotal to making progress on the ecological transition, as well as on social and economic justice. In this... 

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How likely are multilateral development banks to need callable capital? Implications for risk frameworks and lending capacity

25th March 2024 It is difficult to pinpoint exactly when an MDB might fail in a stress scenario and require callable capital because there are so many factors to... 

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Social cohesion in displacement: when aid actors should step back

25th March 2024 This paper presents our policy analysis of the findings from a two-year research project exploring social cohesion between refugees and host... 

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IFP 2024 Election Manifesto

22nd March 2024 In 2024, the need for a change of government is critical. For thirty years, the IFP has been a formidable opposition, holding Government to... 

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Workers’ enormous e-toll debt needs government attention

Workers’ enormous e-toll debt needs government attention

12th April 2024 UASA supports the Federations of Unions of South Africa’s (FEDUSA) call on the government to scrap all e-toll debt. The federation says it is... 

Higher Education committee notes dissolution of NSFAS Board

Higher Education committee notes dissolution of NSFAS Board

12th April 2024 The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education notes the Minister of Higher Education’s intervention to dissolve the current National Student... 

City of Ekurhuleni back under control of corrupt ANC

City of Ekurhuleni back under control of corrupt ANC

12th April 2024 The ANC is back in control of the Ekurhuleni municipality ready to continue with their agenda of maladministration, service delivery failure, and... 

Members of the public can now directly petition the National Assembly

Members of the public can now directly petition the National Assembly

12th April 2024 In a landmark move, the National Assembly (NA) has adopted a transformative amendment to the House's Rules and Guidelines for Petitions. This... 

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Looking inward: Anticipated legal developments on institutional integrity

2nd April 2024 To combat corruption, government has enacted and plans to enact further legislative reforms. These reforms bolster accountability, impose stricter... 

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Partnership between the FSCA and B-BBEE Commission in pursuit of transformation in the financial sector

2nd April 2024 On 5 March 2024, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Trade, Industry... 


Employers must learn to walk the Labour Law tightrope

2nd April 2024 Section 23(1) of the Constitution of South Africa provides that “Everyone has the right to fair labour practices.” This would mean that both... 

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SARS Wheels Against Eskom Corruption Turning Slowly, but Days are Numbered

28th March 2024 Like all strategic movers, SARS has been biding its time in addressing corruption amidst South African SOEs, taking a few direct, or indirect shots... 

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