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South Africa evades US censure even as it builds links to rivals 

By: Bloomberg     22nd April 2024 South Africa is playing all sides when it comes to foreign policy as the country seeks to position itself as a leading voice of the Global South,... 

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SAA seeks minority partner, loans

By: Bloomberg     21st April 2024 South Africa is seeking potential minority investors and access to capital markets and loan financing for South African Airways (SAA) for more... 

Elections highlighted as a concern for SME owners, but also promise change

By: Schalk Burger     19th April 2024 Almost half, or 49%, of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) business owners who responded to the Fourth Quarter 2023 SME Confidence Index by... 


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Prioritising growth key to dispelling cynicism, and turning SA around

14th February 2024 The cynicism pervading the commentary around last week’s State of the Nation Address (SoNA) was entirely predictable, and had been foreshadowed in... 

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17-million South Africans live on communal land – new study of a rural valley offers insights on how to manage it

14th February 2024 The Tyhume River, flowing from the forested Amathole Mountains in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province, gives its name to a valley of 20 villages... 

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SoNA 2024 – Institutional incentives, not political affiliation, create prosperity

13th February 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2024 State of the Nation Address (SoNA) has, as expected, drawn mixed reactions. The speech placed strong emphasis on... 

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ICJ’s Gaza genocide case – big win, but with what effect?

13th February 2024 On 26 January, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered provisional measures in South Africa’s case against Israel on allegations of... 

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How can development partners support food security in protracted crises?

17th November 2023 This policy brief, developed for the UK’s 2023 Global Food Security Summit, summarises insights from recent research by Supporting Pastoralism and... 

Overseas Development Institute

Resist, negotiate, submit? Civilian agency and jihadism in Central Mali

17th November 2023 Communities respond to jihadists in diverse ways. In central Mali, key responses have been ‘submission’ – capitulating to insurgent conditions;... 

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Growth Through Inclusion in South Africa

17th November 2023 When South Africans threw off the structures of apartheid three decades ago, the nation captivated the world. The early 1990s marked a victory for... 


Constitutional Delinquency

16th November 2023 Section 1 of the Constitution proclaims that South Africa is founded upon certain values, one of them being “supremacy of the Constitution and the... 

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DA to lodge Public Protector complaint against ANC for manipulating public funds for electioneering

22nd April 2024 As part of our complaint to the Public Protector over President Cyril Ramaphosa and the African National Congress’ (ANC) manipulation of public... 

Condolences on the passing away of Motsoko Pheko 

22nd April 2024 The United Democratic Movement (UDM) offers our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, colleagues, and the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania... 

National Treasury Must Urgently Blacklist Edwin Sodi and His Associated Companies

National Treasury Must Urgently Blacklist Edwin Sodi and His Associated Companies

22nd April 2024 ActionSA is deeply concerned that Edwin Sodi and his associated companies Blackhead Consulting and NJR Projects have not yet been blacklisted by... 

Mangaung MM fails his commitments

22nd April 2024 The Mangaung municipality is failing its residents. This after the Municipal Manager (MM), Sello More undertook prompt feedback every 14 days... 

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Webber Wentzel

Part 4: A closer look at the Competition Commission's draft Public Interest Guidelines

31st January 2024 The South African Competition Commission's Draft Public Interest Guidelines (Draft Guidelines) provide insights into the Commission's likely... 

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South Africa to begin trading under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement

31st January 2024 South Africa will commence preferential trade under the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on 31 January 2024.... 

Labour Law Management Consulting

Don’t delay the bringing of charges – And don’t bypass your own disciplinary policies

31st January 2024 The Labour Courts are most intolerant of employers who do not follow their own disciplinary policies and who cannot justify their dismissal... 


OCLC’s WorldShare® platform frees up time for you to become an even greater librarian

30th January 2024 Before 2020, the evolution of modern library requirements was characterised by a gradual and consistent transformation. However, the onset of the... 

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