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ANC promises 'better life' at manifesto launch

By: Reuters     26th February 2024 South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday that his party, the African National Congress(ANC), would build on the successes of the last three... 

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ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa

West African bloc lifts sanctions on junta-led Niger

By: Reuters     26th February 2024 The West African regional bloc said on Saturday it would lift strict sanctions on Niger as it seeks a new strategy to dissuade three junta-led... 

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BOSA challenges Zille to make public DA cadre deployment documents 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     23rd February 2024 Build One South Africa (BOSA) on Friday challenged Democratic Alliance (DA) federal executive chairperson Helen Zille to release documents relating... 

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South Africa is falling behind in Africa’s new ‘gold rush’

20th February 2024 South Africa was once Africa’s undisputed mining champion. It built its major economy on gold and diamonds, particularly in the 20th century. But... 

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‘For the people, by the people’: Fact-checking 7 claims in Rise Mzansi’s election manifesto

20th February 2024 The new kid on the block, Rise Mzansi, launched its election manifesto on 20 January 2024. The People’s Manifesto was compiled after “almost a... 

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South Africa has spent billions in 4 years to create jobs for young people: how their wages affect the broader economy

16th February 2024 In October 2020 the South African government launched a collection of public employment programmes, initially intended as a response to the... 

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Senegal: breaking the election deadlock

16th February 2024 Opposition members from the Yewwi Askanwi parliamentary group have successfully challenged President Macky Sall’s attempt to delay the country’s... 

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Green hydrogen for sustainable industrial development: A policy toolkit for developing countries

6th February 2024 Green hydrogen production can create domestic value and jobs, and enhance international competitiveness through local manufacturing of related... 

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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... 

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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... 

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Double load-shedding as transformer and electricity infrastructure theft reaches crisis levels

27th February 2024 In addition to Eskom’s ruinous load-shedding schedules which have resulted in South Africans spending more and more time in the dark, the theft of... 

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Zuma's homophobic remarks: South Africans must reject use of LGBTQIA+ rights to score cheap political points

27th February 2024 GOOD rejects the most recent homophobic comments made by former President Jacob Zuma as part of his disgraceful attempt to find political traction,... 

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WWF reacts to 2023 rhino poaching statistics

27th February 2024 The ongoing rhino poaching pressure in KwaZulu-Natal, where 325 rhinos were killed in the last year, is of grave concern.  The latest figures... 

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NITASA message to Parliament: Tobacco Bill unworkable and will damage Township Economy

27th February 2024 The proposed ban on the sale of single cigarettes and a ban on the display of all tobacco products contained in the Tobacco Products and Electronic... 

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Competition Commission intends to launch an inquiry into the poultry value chain

20th February 2024 On 6 February 2024, the Competition Commission of South Africa (Commission) published Draft Terms of Reference (TOR) for a new market inquiry, into... 

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Take it “as is”: Outsourcing of services and the transfer of employment in relation to those services in terms of section 197 of the Labour Relations Act of 1995

20th February 2024 On 9 May 2022, the Labour Court (the “LC”) considered whether the conclusion of a service level agreement, as a result of the termination of... 

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Managing annual leave – essential to sustaining a culture of high performance

20th February 2024 As the year kicks into full swing and employees begin to dream of their summer vacations, employers know that managing annual leave is a business... 

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Remote Work and Point Based System: The Department of Home Affairs' Draft Amendments

19th February 2024 The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) builds on the recent win of the implementation of the Trusted Employer Scheme (TES) by publishing draft... 

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