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Lockdown: If casinos got leeway, why couldn't the same happen for religious gatherings, court hears

By: News24Wire      23rd November 2021 Religious groups challenging the earlier ban on faith-based gatherings have argued before the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg that the case is... 

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Nearly 500 Gauteng cops have pending criminal cases against them

By: News24Wire      23rd November 2021 More than 450 police officers in Gauteng have pending criminal cases against them and only four have been suspended. Gauteng Community Safety MEC... 

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SARS extends tax return deadline

By: News24Wire      23rd November 2021 The South African Revenue Service has extended the filing season deadline for non-provisional individual taxpayers from 23 November 2021 to 2... 

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South Africa’s health system is on its knees: the budget offers no relief

15th November 2021 South Africa’s 2021 medium-term budget policy statement was more of the same old narrative. It didn’t speak to the high expectations that the... 

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eSwatini’s national dialogue mustn’t become a monologue

15th November 2021 eSwatini has been engulfed in escalating civil unrest and protest for the past six months. At least 46 people have died and many more injured as... 

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National newspaper wrong on cardiovascular disease deaths in Nigeria

15th November 2021 Citing unnamed studies and researchers, a Nigerian daily newspaper attributed rising “sudden and unexplained” deaths in the country to... 

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South Africa’s apartheid regime manipulated borders. Today, the effects linger

12th November 2021 The issue of land, especially its redistribution, remains contentious in South Africa 27 years after the formal end of apartheid. Land... 

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Carbon markets and standards: a new agenda for LDC negotiators

11th November 2021 This brief explores two different types of carbon markets: baseline-and-credit mechanisms, which are primarily structured around offsetting and... 

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Carbon inequality in 2030: Per capita consumption emissions and the 1.5⁰C goal

5th November 2021 The world’s richest 1% are set to have per capita consumption emissions in 2030 that are still 30 times higher than the global per capita level... 

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Renewable Energy for Agri-food Systems

5th November 2021 Energy and agri-food systems are deeply connected. Agri-food systems consume about 30% of the world’s energy. While, energy is responsible for a... 

 Increasing Climate Ambition: Analysis of an International Carbon Price Floor

Increasing Climate Ambition: Analysis of an International Carbon Price Floor

4th November 2021 Pricing carbon could spur greater emissions reduction to help address the global climate crisis, but what would the economic impacts be of... 

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UNISA denies confering honorary doctorate on veteran music producer, Sam Mhangwani

24th November 2021 The University of South Africa (Unisa) has noted with utter dismay and disappointment the news reporting in The Sowetan edition of Monday, 22... 

Suicide incident and alleged ill-treatment of learner at Bhisho High shocks committee

24th November 2021 The Chairperson of the Select Committee on Education, Technology, Sports, Arts and Culture, Mr Elleck Nchabeleng, calls for educators who were... 

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Committee on Environment, Forestry and Fisheries calls for UPL to face consequences for noncompliance and negligence

24th November 2021 The Portfolio Committee on Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, today received briefings from the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment... 

Collaboration in small business development sector stressed at Seda’s 13th Annual Stakeholder Forum in Limpopo 

24th November 2021 The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) under the Department of Small Businesses Development (DSBD) hosted its 13th Annual Stakeholder Forum... 

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Coalitions at local government level can be avoided – there is an alternative

9th November 2021 ​​​Following the local government election, the focus now is on the potential coalitions. In numerous municipalities, including five of the... 

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Reimagine the Future of Advocate Practice

9th November 2021 The legal practice landscape has undergone a seismic shift, accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Technology is now permeating a profession long... 

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How legal firms can save money and improve efficiency by winning the paper chase

9th November 2021 The traditionally conservative, paper-driven legal profession in South Africa is embracing bespoke document management systems and automated... 

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ESG-related litigation looms for mining, oil, and gas companies

9th November 2021 In the near future, companies operating in the mining, oil and gas sectors are likely to feel the brunt of the increasing prominence of ESG issues... 

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Magazine round up | 26 November 2021

uMngeni Municipality mayor Chris Pappas unpacks his appointment

Zwelethu: Our Land – Jaki Seroke

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