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Senegal logs zero new Covid-19 cases for first time since pandemic began

By: Reuters     20th October 2021 Senegal recorded zero new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday for the first time since the pandemic began, the health ministry said. The West African... 

Senegal logs zero new Covid-19 cases for first time since pandemic began

EU urges Tunisia's president to reopen parliament

By: Reuters     20th October 2021 The European Union on Tuesday called on Tunisia's President Kais Saied to restore the democratic order in his country after he suspended parliament... 

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UCT approves mandatory vaccination proposal

By: Sane Dhlamini     20th October 2021 The University of Cape Town Council has approved, in-principle, a proposal requiring that all staff and students provide acceptable proof of having... 

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ICJ draws the line in Kenya and Somalia’s troubled waters

15th October 2021 The International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) decision on 12 October regarding the maritime boundary between Kenya and Somalia is unlikely to please... 

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Why South African agricultural products face frontiers in African markets

15th October 2021 South Africa's export-oriented agricultural sector is heavily reliant on the African continent, accounting for over 40% of annual exports. The... 

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Transition risks

15th October 2021 Recent developments in Europe and Asia – which have seen oil, gas, coal and electricity prices surge, as well as supply disruptions – have raised... 

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Why the African Union’s mediation effort in Tigray is a non-starter

14th October 2021 The United Nations recognises mediation as one of the most effective methods of preventing, managing and above all, resolving conflicts. The UN... 

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Value Chain Analysis for the Oil sector

Value Chain Analysis for the Oil sector

5th October 2021 Africa is endowed with significant oil resources which represents strong assets for the continent socio-economic development, that could help... 

At Your Service?: The Promise of Services-Led Development

At Your Service?: The Promise of Services-Led Development

5th October 2021 Throughout history, industrialization has been synonymous with development. However, the trend of premature deindustrialization and the spread of... 

Equality of Opportunity for Sexual and Gender Minorities

Equality of Opportunity for Sexual and Gender Minorities

5th October 2021 Despite legal and social advances in the past two decades, sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) people continue to face widespread... 

Sector Coupling in Facilitating Integration of Variable Renewable Energy in Cities

Sector Coupling in Facilitating Integration of Variable Renewable Energy in Cities

5th October 2021 To accommodate high shares of variable renewables in an effort to address global climate change, the future power system would require significant... 

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SANRAL appoints Acting CEO with effects from 17 November 2021

25th October 2021 The contract of the current CEO of SANRAL ends on 30 November 2021. The CEO has requested a leave of absence from 17 November 2021 to 30 November... 

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FNB customers can now use their Virtual Cards in all FNB Pay enabled digital wallets

25th October 2021 FNB customers can now use their Virtual Cards for contactless ‘Tap to Pay’ transactions in all FNB Pay enabled digital wallets such as FNB’s Tap to... 

City Power and Eskom have agreed to work together to protect power grid in the national interest

25th October 2021 Eskom and City Power have agreed to work together in the national interest and to protect the national grid. City Power will follow and implement... 

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Eskom pledges to continue increased reliability maintenance programme to improve power system reliability

25th October 2021 In its state of the system briefing today, Eskom shared with the public its plan to continue with its accelerated maintenance programme during the... 

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Rebuilding South Africa together

5th October 2021 During October, Rebuilding South Africa Together will be the focus of the annual Cares Month, a global community outreach programme spearheaded by... 

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The role of incapacity in dismissals for misconduct

5th October 2021 A recent judgment* by the Labour Court addresses the role that incapacity can play when an employee is charged with misconduct, and whether an... 

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Franchising in South Africa: What entrepreneurs must know to succeed

4th October 2021 Despite volatility and uncertainty in South Africa’s economy at present, franchising remains a viable option for South African entrepreneurs... 

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NEW Draft Companies Amendment Bill - snapshot of key proposed amendments

4th October 2021 A new draft of the Companies Amendment Bill has been published. Although the Bill clarifies many important company law issues; several ambiguities... 

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