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Africa cannot relax now Covid-19 vaccines are coming, health boss says

By: Reuters     14th January 2021 Vaccines are not yet Africa's antidote to the coronavirus pandemic, a regional health official said on Thursday, after the African Union secured... 

Africa cannot relax now Covid-19 vaccines are coming, health boss says
Municipalities should help with Sassa payouts to prevent Covid-19 superspreading: Gungubele

Municipalities should help with Sassa payouts to prevent Covid-19 superspreading: Gungubele

By: News24Wire      14th January 2021 Municipalities should offer their facilities at South African Social Security Agency pay points to prevent Covid-19 super-spreader events, said the... 

Dramatic scenes at Steve Biko hospital as Covid-19 cases skyrocket

By: News24Wire      14th January 2021 The Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria has seen a sharp increase in Covid-19 patients, with some coming to the hospital from private... 

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 The white pipe keeps burning

The white pipe keeps burning

6th January 2021 On 14 September 2020, South Africa’s Hawks swooped down on a drug trafficking network operating from a luxury estate in Ballito north of Durban on... 

Retrofitting unused spaces can help South African cities adapt to climate change

Retrofitting unused spaces can help South African cities adapt to climate change

5th January 2021 There are two approaches to dealing with climate change: slowing it down, and adapting to it. The first is about reducing greenhouse gas emissions... 

 Africa’s free trade agreement: great expectations, tough questions

Africa’s free trade agreement: great expectations, tough questions

5th January 2021 The start of trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement on 1 January 2021 marks the dawn of a new era in Africa’s... 

 South Africa’s Victims of Crime Survey adds useful insights

South Africa’s Victims of Crime Survey adds useful insights

4th January 2021 Police crime statistics provide only limited insight into the nature of crime and violence. This is not a uniquely South African problem. The same... 

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Quality infrastructure for smart mini-grids

Quality infrastructure for smart mini-grids

11th December 2020 Mini-grids are complex systems dependent on different suppliers and used in different applications, often with high regulatory uncertainty over... 

Gender, power and progress: How norms change

Gender, power and progress: How norms change

11th December 2020 This report is about gender norms – the implicit informal rules about appropriate behaviour for people of different genders – that most people... 

Presidential Employment Stimulus – November Progress Report

Presidential Employment Stimulus – November Progress Report

10th December 2020 The Presidential Employment Stimulus supports a range of programmes, from expanding public employment to protecting existing jobs and creating new... 

Our Future is not for Sale

Our Future is not for Sale

9th December 2020 A report released by Corruption Watch today, Our Future is not for Sale, highlights the devastating impact of corruption on the lives of young... 

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Lesufi’s witch-hunt puts politics before schools

Lesufi’s witch-hunt puts politics before schools

18th January 2021 Solidarity, Solidarity Youth and the Solidarity Support Centre for Schools (SCS) today strongly denounced the visit of the Gauteng MEC for... 

DBE must clarify position on payments for Education Assistant

DBE must clarify position on payments for Education Assistant

18th January 2021 Thousands of Education Assistants (EAs) have gone without pay for the month of December and are anxiously awaiting information from the Department... 

Lesufi’s witch-hunt puts politics before schools

Lesufi’s witch-hunt puts politics before schools

18th January 2021 Solidarity, Solidarity Youth and the Solidarity Support Centre for Schools (SCS) today strongly denounced the visit of the Gauteng MEC for... 

POPCRU calls for the DCS National Commissioner to step down

18th January 2021  The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) calls for the immediate removal of the Department of Correctional Service’s (DCS) National... 

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Land Claims Court judgment underlines the remedial purpose of land claims

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th December 2020 In a Land Claims Court judgment on 19 October 2020, Judge Spilg established a precedent for evaluating land claims that places the onus on the Land... 

IBOR reform has significant implications for SA's financial industry

IBOR reform has significant implications for SA's financial industry

11th December 2020 Since 2017, Interbank Offered Rate (IBOR) reform has been on the cards in many markets around the world. The use of the London Interbank Offered... 

Norton Rose Fulbright appoints Shauna Clark as its Global and US Chair

Norton Rose Fulbright appoints Shauna Clark as its Global and US Chair

11th December 2020 Norton Rose Fulbright announced today that Houston partner Shauna Clark will become its Global and US Chair, effective January. She will succeed... 

Legal resource hub launched to fight GBV

Legal resource hub launched to fight GBV

10th December 2020 A free to access information hub has been launched online for those seeking guidance and help regarding the complexities of the law around... 

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