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South Africa delays Covid vaccine deliveries as it has too much stock 

By: Reuters     24th November 2021 South Africa has asked Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer to delay delivery of Covid-19 vaccines because it now has too much stock, health ministry... 

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Bathabile Dlamini pleads not guilty to perjury

By: News24Wire      24th November 2021 Former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini has pleaded not guilty to perjury in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court. The case stems from... 

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Apartheid murders: Crimes against humanity charges added in SA for the first time

By: News24Wire      24th November 2021 Crimes against humanity charges have been included in an indictment in South Africa for the first time. In the case, two men have been charged with... 

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Central banks and climate change: how they can play a role in managing the fallout

16th November 2021 Climate change is a devilishly complex challenge that affects all aspects of our lives. It affects weather patterns, biodiversity, access to and... 

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South Africa’s police: a rigid bureaucracy struggling to reform

16th November 2021 Perceptions of the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) response to the country’s July unrest were almost uniformly negative and led to criticism... 

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The number that matters in the Covid pandemic is a relative one: vaccine inequity

15th November 2021 Numbers are extremely useful for succinctly conveying important information. Of course, all quantification, including statistics, has its... 

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Climate finance for a transition away from coal: a chance to change history in South Africa

15th November 2021 In the opening days of the COP26 international climate conference, a financing partnership was announced between South Africa and a consortium... 

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 Clean Skies for Tomorrow: Sustainable Aviation Fuel Policy Toolkit

Clean Skies for Tomorrow: Sustainable Aviation Fuel Policy Toolkit

11th November 2021 Clean Skies for Tomorrow (CST) is an initiative to help the aviation sector move towards net-zero emissions. It is doing that by accelerating the... 

IRENA's Energy Transition Support to Strengthen Climate Action

IRENA's Energy Transition Support to Strengthen Climate Action

11th November 2021 IRENA is the lead intergovernmental agency working on energy transition through renewables. Renewables offers an innovative, sustainable and... 

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Technology transfer: a new agenda for LDC negotiators

11th November 2021 This briefing looks at some of the issues and the potential to maximise synergies between the trade and climate negotiation communities. Key Messages 

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Aligning climate finance and Aid for Trade: a new agenda for LDC negotiators

11th November 2021 This briefing aims to provide trade and climate policy-makers from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) with an understanding of how to coordinate two... 

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Local Council Update

24th November 2021 All 25 local councils in the Western Cape including the City of Cape Town have been formally constituted with elected representatives in each... 

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Celebrating the spirit of generosity through the tastic education fund

24th November 2021 At the beginning of 2021, Tastic in collaboration with Laduma Ngxokolo was able to raise over R730 000.00 which benefited 30 deserving tertiary... 

WC only province to establish GBV shelters

24th November 2021 One day before the start of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign, a parliamentary question has revealed that... 

SA companies scored deals worth millions at intra-African Trade Fair – Rocha

24th November 2021 Most of the more than 80 government-supported South African companies which showcased their products and services at the week-long Intra-African... 

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Government withdraws proposal to impose exit tax on retirement interests

11th November 2021 Expatriates and those with plans to emigrate will be relieved to learn that the proposal to impose an exit tax on retirement interests will be... 

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Private sector involvement is key for sustainable cities and towns

11th November 2021 Creating sustainable and environmentally friendly cities is a central feature of climate change adaptation, embracing themes such as AI, IP law and... 

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Zambia’s 2022 National Budget aims to revitalise the country’s economy

10th November 2021 The Zambian Minister of Finance and National Planning, Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane, (Minister) delivered the 2022 National Budget Speech to the... 

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The importance of employees adhering to workplace Covid protocols

10th November 2021 Issue: Whether the dismissal of an employee who attended work whilst awaiting a Covid-19 test result, who continued to report to work after the... 

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