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Reports of childhood malnutrition, starvation increasing in Eastern Cape – SAHRC

By: News24Wire      8th August 2022 Climate change, poverty and the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic are some of the factors leading to increased reports of childhood malnutrition and... 

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ANC calls for end to ‘apartheid killings’ in Israel

By: Thabi Madiba     8th August 2022 The African National Congress has condemned and denounced the attacks by the Israel army in Gaza against Palestinians. The party is calling on the... 

BLSA, NPA sign MoU to further develop the skills needed for successful prosecutions

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     8th August 2022 In support of its strategic priority to support the recovery of the criminal justice system, business organisation Business Leadership South Africa... 


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Why ‘political will’ isn’t the magic bullet that can fix South Africa’s energy crisis

4th August 2022 South Africans gave a warm welcome to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent announcement about a “set of actions” to respond to the energy crisis in... 

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South Africa needs stronger security in place to stop the sabotage of its power supply

4th August 2022 South African president Cyril Ramaphosa recently outlined plans to solve the country’s devastating electricity supply crisis. But he didn’t mention... 

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Nigeria’s creative sector could help write the security governance playbook

4th August 2022 With insecurity growing across Africa, countries need creative solutions to ensure safer societies. In Nigeria, where Nollywood generates close to... 

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Mali to Dubai: artery for West Africa’s booming illegal gold trade

4th August 2022 West Africa’s lucrative gold trade has a costly dark side. Discrepancies in data on gold production and trade between Mali and Dubai in the United... 

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Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2021

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2021

15th July 2022 The global weighted average cost of newly commissioned solar photovoltaic (PV), onshore and offshore wind power projects fell in 2021. This was... 

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The AfCFTA and the Automotive Value Chain

15th July 2022 Africa plays a very limited role in the global automotive industry and many of its small national markets are mainly supplied by imports of used... 

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AfCFTA: unlocking the potential of the digital economy in Africa

15th July 2022 The potential for intra-African digital trade and e-commerce remains constrained by traditional restrictions such as logistical challenges, limited... 

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SAHRC Annual Performance Report 2020/2021

13th July 2022 The year 2020/2021 started with a storm that caught many in South Africa and indeed other countries of the world, with utter surprise. For us, the... 

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ANC brushes off seriousness of White City sewage crisis

11th August 2022 The ANC’s failure to acknowledge the human rights violation caused by the White City sewage crisis in Roodepan, Kimberley, and their refusal to... 

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President Ramaphosa must stop dragging his feet and suspend Hlophe

11th August 2022 The DA calls on President Cyril Ramaphosa to suspend Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe as a matter of urgency. The President’s reluctance to... 

While Cele stumbles, 1 100 LEAP officers are deployed in the Western Cape

11th August 2022 The DA-run Western Cape Government, together with the City of Cape Town today celebrated the deployment of another 100 new Law Enforcement... 

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Solidarity publishes tender document indicating skills shortage in Eskom

11th August 2022 Solidarity today published a tender document indicating that Eskom is looking for critical skills. These include project managers, maintenance... 

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Jump the gun, bite the bullet: Consequences of failure to notify a merger in Africa

4th August 2022 It is no longer a surprise that many, if not most, African countries now have competition laws. In addition, Africa has five regional economic... 

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Lessons learned from advising on the world's largest industrial green hydrogen facility

4th August 2022 Global law firm Baker McKenzie recently advised Advanced Clean Energy Storage I, LLC, along with Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc. and Magnum... 


Dismissal after reaching retirement age

3rd August 2022 It is fairly common practice to allow employees to work beyond their retirement age. But what if such employees want to hang on to their job... 

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SARS outlines plans to require new third-party data submission from trusts and section 18A institutions

3rd August 2022 In line with its Vision 2024 to streamline tax collection, SARS will implement new systems for reporting trust distributions and donations to... 

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Magazine round up | 12 August 2022

ANC renewal is not about words but about actions - Mathews Phosa

Moving beyond “disillusionment” means recreating our political life

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Daily Podcast – August 12, 2022

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