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Ramaphosa undertakes State visit to Qatar

By: Thabi Shomolekae     13th November 2023 President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday undertake his first State Visit to Qatar, at the invitation of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa denies putting judicial independence at risk by appointing judge to investigate Lady R

By: News24Wire      13th November 2023 President Cyril Ramaphosa has denied his appointment of a retired judge to investigate the docking of the sanctioned Russian cargo vessel Lady R in... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa & former president Thabo Mbeki

Mbeki remains most liked political figure, dwarfing incumbent Ramaphosa - survey

By: News24Wire      13th November 2023 Despite being the African National Congress's most prominent critic in recent years, former president Thabo Mbeki enjoys favourable popularity in... 


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Can national dialogue settle Kenya’s recurring post-election instability?

21st September 2023 A 29 July agreement between Kenya’s President William Ruto and main opposition leader Raila Odinga ended months of street protests against tax... 

Africa Check

#ACS23: Verifying Kenyan president William Ruto’s claims at Africa’s first climate summit 

21st September 2023 Kenyan president William Ruto hosted the Africa Climate Summit in the capital Nairobi in September, the first of its kind in the region. Despite... 

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AU and G20: membership will give Africa more say on global issues – if it speaks with one voice

20th September 2023 After seven years of advocating for full membership, the African Union (AU) will join the Group of 20 “most important industrialised and developing... 

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South Africa’s destructive storm surges: geoscientist reveals the 3 factors that drove them

20th September 2023 A series of powerful tidal surges battered coastal areas in South Africa’s Western Cape, Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces over the weekend... 

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Overseas Development Institute

National Development Banks: building markets for a net-zero world

20th July 2023 In order to reach net zero by 2050, the global economy must undergo a fundamental shift towards a low-carbon, climate-resilient (LCCR) model.... 

World Investment Report 2023: Investing in sustainable energy for all

World Investment Report 2023: Investing in sustainable energy for all

18th July 2023 UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2023 reveals a widening annual investment deficit that developing countries face as they work to achieve the... 

WTO Dispute Settlement: One-Page Case Summaries

WTO Dispute Settlement: One-Page Case Summaries

18th July 2023 The WTO has issued a new print edition of “WTO Dispute Settlement: One-Page Case Summaries”, a biennial publication providing succinct summaries of... 

An Integrated Health, Trade and IP Approach to Respond to the COVID‑19 Pandemic

An Integrated Health, Trade and IP Approach to Respond to the COVID‑19 Pandemic

18th July 2023 On 14 July, the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the WTO launched the second update of the... 

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Ruth Mompati District older persons support Older Persons Bill

Ruth Mompati District older persons support Older Persons Bill

27th November 2023 The residents of the Ruth Mompati District Municipality welcomed the amendments of the Older Persons Amendment Bill during public hearings that... 

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Parliament extend condolences to the family of former MP Luwellyn Landers

27th November 2023 The Presiding Officers of Parliament convey their heartfelt condolences on the passing of Mr. Luwellyn Landers, a former Member of Parliament and... 

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Overseas online registration system launch remains delayed

27th November 2023 Despite indications from the IEC that the overseas online registration portal would go live over the weekend of 18/19 November, the system launch... 

Western Cape rejects destructive National Health Insurance Bill

27th November 2023 The Western Cape Provincial Parliament’s Standing Committee on Health today voted to finalise its submission to the National Council of Provinces,... 

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Filling the gaps: Examining the procedure to amend a Mining Right under the Mineral and Petroleum, Resources Development Act 28 of 2002

7th September 2023 A significant portion of the transactions that land on the desks of commercial mining attorneys in the Republic of South Africa (“South Africa“)... 


Who owns the tailings generated from previous mining activities?

7th September 2023 In the  decision of Mpilo and Zen Holdings (Pty) Ltd v Centurion Mining Company (Pty) Ltd and Another the High Court of South Africa, Mpumalanga... 


Interest factor

7th September 2023 In circumstances where a debt arises and the interest rate is not specified, either by contract or by operation of law,  the debt in question will... 


The role of the Sheriff in the South African legal system

7th September 2023 In the current economic climate, with rising interest rates and soaring inflation, many consumers are struggling to meet their debt obligations.... 

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