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Rich new Copper 360 discovery points to big Chile-type copper mine potential 

By: Martin Creamer     20th February 2024 Okiep Copper Company, which mining company Newmont established in 1937, is today one of the 100%-owned subsidiaries of South Africa’s Copper 360,... 

Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.
Police Minister Bheki Cele

Cele hands over cars to boost Hawks fleet, notes killing of 22 officers 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     19th February 2024 Police Minister Bheki Cele on Monday expressed confidence in the work of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), or the Hawks, and... 

Energy Council of South Africa joins World Energy Council

By: Schalk Burger     19th February 2024 The Energy Council of South Africa has become a member of the United Nations-affiliated global body the World Energy Council (WEC), which will... 

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President Cyril Ramaphosa

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... 

The conversation

100 years of radio in Africa: from propaganda to people’s power

13th February 2024 Radio is thriving across Africa. Exact figures are difficult to come by because audience research differs across countries. But studies estimate... 

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University rankings are unscientific and bad for education: experts point out the flaws

13th February 2024 We rank almost everything. The top 10 restaurants in our vicinity, the best cities to visit, the best movies to watch. To understand whether the... 

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Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie launches Lithium FIRE report outlining global foreign investment framework for key lithium jurisdictions

5th February 2024 Global law firm Baker McKenzie has launched its Lithium FIRE Report, outlining the global foreign investment framework in key lithium jurisdictions... 

South African currency

Stimulus effects of a large public employment programme

5th February 2024 We characterize the spending and factor income effects of a large public employment programme in South Africa. We match anonymized participant IDs... 

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Business organisations call on Ramaphosa to test NHI Bill’s constitutionality

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     5th February 2024 Business organisations Business Unity South Africa (Busa) and Business for South Africa (B4SA) have called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to act in... 

Overseas Development Institute

Impact of the Russia–Ukraine war on Africa: policy implications for navigating shocks and building resilience

1st February 2024 The global impact of the Russia-Ukraine war has been felt across Africa through disruptions in commodity trade as well as financial and... 

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Statements

DA Abroad requests IEC to urgently clarify passport requirement for voting overseas

DA Abroad requests IEC to urgently clarify passport requirement for voting overseas

21st February 2024 The Democratic Alliance (DA) Abroad has been informed that the requirement to have a South African passport in addition to an ID will fall away for... 

Cadre deployment: Ruling comes down to approval of systemic injustice

Cadre deployment: Ruling comes down to approval of systemic injustice

21st February 2024 The bid to declare cadre deployment unconstitutional was dismissed this morning in the Gauteng High Court – a decision which, according to... 

Judge John Hlophe

Judge Hlophe's application to interdict National Assembly struck off the roll

21st February 2024 The Parliament of South Africa notes the Western Cape High Court's decision to strike off the roll Judge John Hlophe's application, which sought to... 

Electoral Commission welcomes announcement of 2024 election date

Electoral Commission welcomes announcement of 2024 election date

21st February 2024 The Electoral Commission welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that the 2024 general elections will be held on 29 May 2024. This... 

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Press Offices

Werksmans Attorneys

Employment Equity Act: Draft Regulations on Proposed Sectoral Numerical Targets

13th February 2024 On 1 February 2024, the Minister of Employment and Labour, Thembelani Waltermade Nxesi, (“Minister”) published, by way of Government Gazette, the... 

Werksmans

Employment Equity Act: Draft Regulations on Proposed Sectoral Numerical Targets

12th February 2024 On 1 February 2024, the Minister of Employment and Labour, Thembelani Waltermade Nxesi, (“Minister”) published, by way of Government Gazette, the... 

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Home Affairs Game Changer for Approved Corporates Kicks-Off this Week

12th February 2024 The massive backlog in the South African immigration system is widely known and the backlog is increasing. There is a significant cost to South... 

Webber Wentzel

Mass dismissals for strike misconduct without meeting the threshold for common purpose

12th February 2024 Mass dismissals for strike misconduct without meeting the threshold for common purpose can be a complex legal matter that requires careful... 

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Magazine round up | 23 February 2024

How To Fight A War – Mike Martin

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