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Cost of vaccine 'ridiculously low' compared to damage of lockdowns – Israeli official tells SA

By: News24Wire      15th January 2021 The head of international relations in the Israeli Ministry of Health Dr Asher Salmon has said the cost of the Covid-19 vaccine is "ridiculously... 

Cost of vaccine 'ridiculously low' compared to damage of lockdowns – Israeli official tells SA
Uganda: Vote count under way after hotly contested election

Uganda: Vote count under way after hotly contested election

By: Reuters     15th January 2021 Ugandans have voted under heavy security and an internet blackout in an election pitting veteran leader Yoweri Museveni against a former popstar... 

AfCFTA to aid Africa’s recovery from Covid, but full-scale implementation to be challenging

AfCFTA to aid Africa’s recovery from Covid, but full-scale implementation to be challenging

By: Nadine James     15th January 2021 The advent of duty-free trade within the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has come at a “critical time for the global economy” and will... 

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 Is the ‘Silk Road’ unravelling?

Is the ‘Silk Road’ unravelling?

8th January 2021 Chinese President Xi Jinping’s gigantic signature project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), is showing symptoms of stalling. Warning bells are... 

Was it a coup? No, but siege on US Capitol was the election violence of a fragile democracy

Was it a coup? No, but siege on US Capitol was the election violence of a fragile democracy

7th January 2021 Did the United States just have a coup attempt? Supporters of President Donald Trump, following his encouragement, stormed the U.S. Capitol... 

 The reality of the AU’s response to crises

The reality of the AU’s response to crises

7th January 2021 The African Union Peace and Security Council’s (PSC) response to emerging crises in 2020 was marginal. This is primarily because the AU’s ability... 

Leadership in question part 5: In a pandemic openness and compassion must be part of democratic leadership

Leadership in question part 5: In a pandemic openness and compassion must be part of democratic leadership

6th January 2021 In a period of considerable danger, presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, it is essential that leadership enjoys public confidence. Regrettably, the... 

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The humanitarian impact of combined conflict, climate and environmental risks

The humanitarian impact of combined conflict, climate and environmental risks

4th January 2021 The intersection of conflict, climate change and environmental risk has been the subject of academic research for more than two decades. It has... 

 Ethics by Design: An organizational approach to responsible use of technology

Ethics by Design: An organizational approach to responsible use of technology

11th December 2020 Ethics by Design: An organizational approach to the responsible use of technology integrates key insights from psychology and behavioural economics... 

 Bridging the Governance Gap: Dispute resolution for blockchain-based transactions

Bridging the Governance Gap: Dispute resolution for blockchain-based transactions

11th December 2020 Blockchain is a team sport – collaboration is needed to truly unleash the full potential and value of this technology. After a few years of proofs... 

 Bridging the Governance Gap: Interoperability for blockchain and legacy systems

Bridging the Governance Gap: Interoperability for blockchain and legacy systems

11th December 2020 In the last decade, blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLT) have generated tremendous interest and activity from developers,... 

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IFP calls for caution around unproven Covid-19 "cures"

18th January 2021 The IFP wants to categorically state that it is not against the use of any existing medication or new vaccines that could cure Covid-19 and save... 

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation support Covid-19 vaccination

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation support Covid-19 vaccination

18th January 2021 Governments are seeking to break the chain of Covid-19 transmission presently wreaking havoc worldwide through vaccination rollout strategies and... 

Unlawful arrests of citizens for not wearing masks will not be tolerated

18th January 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Limpopo is appalled by the raids conducted in the Waterberg region, specifically in Modimolle, by SAPS and the... 

Ministry and Department of Employment and Labour passes its condolences to the Nzimande family

Ministry and Department of Employment and Labour passes its condolences to the Nzimande family

18th January 2021 It is with great sadness that the Minister of Employment and Labour and the Department learns about the passing of Dr Welcome “Bhodloza” Nzimande.... 

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SARS is aware of your offshore assets

SARS is aware of your offshore assets

6th January 2021 The days where SARS shuts its eyes to taxpayers’ offshore holdings are thing of the past. SARS is finally utilising the Automatic Exchange of... 

Ensure that you have good reason when disputing rescission decisions

Ensure that you have good reason when disputing rescission decisions

4th January 2021 The Labour Relations Act (LRA) does not allow any party to appeal against an arbitration award. However, such awards can be overturned via a Labour... 

Resignation with immediate effect meaningless when disciplinary hearing occurs in the notice period

Resignation with immediate effect meaningless when disciplinary hearing occurs in the notice period

17th December 2020 n a recent judgment*, the Labour Appeal Court (LAC) had to once again deal with the interplay between resignation with immediate effect and... 

Retrenchment payouts in the Covid-19 context

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th December 2020 The long-term effects of Covid-19 on businesses have become clearer. Short-term interventions, such as taking annual leave, temporary lay-off,... 

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