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Covid-19 corruption in Gauteng: Makhura vows to jail guilty culprits  

By: News24Wire      23rd February 2021 Those who are responsible for corruption during the Covid-19 pandemic will be thrown behind bars and the provincial government will work hard to... 

 Covid-19 corruption in Gauteng: Makhura vows to jail guilty culprits
Gauteng Premier David Makhura

Senegal begins vaccinating against coronavirus with doses from China

By: Reuters     23rd February 2021 Senegal began its coronavirus vaccination campaign on Tuesday with 200 000 doses that it purchased from China's Sinopharm, which it received last... 

Class of 2020 are inheritors of the mantle of the brave generation of 1976 – Ramaphosa

Class of 2020 are inheritors of the mantle of the brave generation of 1976 – Ramaphosa

By: Thabi Madiba     23rd February 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday praised the class of 2020 for its achievement of a 76.2% pass rate, describing them as scholars of courage.... 

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Zuma's defiance is a grave moment for South Africa. But it's not a constitutional crisis

Zuma's defiance is a grave moment for South Africa. But it's not a constitutional crisis

17th February 2021 The attempt by former South African president Jacob Zuma to destabilise the country’s constitutional order, and defy the rule of law, does not... 

Highest health spending in Kenya? Baringo county governor makes misleading claims

Highest health spending in Kenya? Baringo county governor makes misleading claims

17th February 2021 In January 2021 Baringo county governor Stanley Kiptis argued against striking health workers’ pay demands. He made three claims. His claim that... 

New opportunities for South African agriculture: the African Continental Free Trade Area

New opportunities for South African agriculture: the African Continental Free Trade Area

17th February 2021 The new African Free Continental Trade Area phases out 90% of tariffs on all goods traded between African Union member states over a 5 to 10 year... 

Failing to fix governance is biggest blot on Ramaphosa’s presidency

Failing to fix governance is biggest blot on Ramaphosa’s presidency

16th February 2021 The first duty of assuming the enormous powers of the president is to govern, and to do so by upholding the constitution. After the Zuma... 

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The climate and trade nexus in Africa

The climate and trade nexus in Africa

9th February 2021 This report analyses the impacts that changes in trade structures, economic growth and technology have had on the greenhouse gas emissions (GhG)... 

What Lies Ahead for Our Economy in 2021?

What Lies Ahead for Our Economy in 2021?

4th February 2021 'Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble', the words spoken by the three witches in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, would probably... 

Do Not Forget the Undocumented….

Do Not Forget the Undocumented….

4th February 2021 “During this global pandemic and national emergency, access to treatment and care for immigrants, including undocumented individuals, is critical... 

Economic Pulse 2: China navigates its Covid-19 recovery – outward investment appetite and implications for developing countries

Economic Pulse 2: China navigates its Covid-19 recovery – outward investment appetite and implications for developing countries

4th February 2021 This is the second report in ODI’s Economic Pulse series. Pulse 2 explores China’s international economic response as the world adapts to Covid-19.... 

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Statements

I will not be silenced on Gauteng corruption and misgovernance – Jack Bloom

25th February 2021 This morning I was maliciously removed while speaking on the debate of the Premier’s State of the Province Address (SOPA) at a virtual sitting of... 

NW SOPA: A torn shopping list of recycled promises and no real solutions

NW SOPA: A torn shopping list of recycled promises and no real solutions

25th February 2021 The State of the Province Address (SOPA) delivered by North West Premier, Job Mokgoro today, is nothing other than a compilation of unfulfilled... 

South African Human Rights Commission denounces recent attacks by public figures on the independence of the Judiciary

South African Human Rights Commission denounces recent attacks by public figures on the independence of the Judiciary

25th February 2021 The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC or Commission) notes with concern the recent unsubstantiated comments made by various public... 

The Expropriation Bill could lead to more land invasions

The Expropriation Bill could lead to more land invasions

25th February 2021 The Expropriation Bill has the potential to lead to further possible land invasion should it be enacted. While some of the issues in the Bill are... 

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Press Offices

Webber Wentzel bolsters its leading M&A offering

Webber Wentzel bolsters its leading M&A offering

12th February 2021 Webber Wentzel has for many years been considered a leader in the M&A space. Growing its already established platform of excellence, Webber Wentzel... 

Press release on review application before the Eastern Cape High Court: Eastern Cape NGO Coalition v MEC for Social Development - Case No.: 2460/2018

Press release on review application before the Eastern Cape High Court: Eastern Cape NGO Coalition v MEC for Social Development - Case No.: 2460/2018

11th February 2021 On Thursday, 11 February 2021 at 9:30am the Grahamstown High Court will review the 2016 decision taken by the Department of Social Development,... 

Considering mandatory workplace vaccinations

Considering mandatory workplace vaccinations

11th February 2021 The notion of mandatory vaccination against Covid-19 has become a talking point for employers globally.  Mandatory vaccinations may potentially... 

The legal imperative behind ESG compliance and decarbonisation – reflections from MI virtual 2021

The legal imperative behind ESG compliance and decarbonisation – reflections from MI virtual 2021

10th February 2021 ESG Compliance Mapping will help mining companies to achieve ESG's priority impacts throughout their value chain Environmental, Social and... 

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