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Attempt to block sanctions against EFF MPs in Gordhan fracas struck off court roll

By: News24Wire      18th January 2022 The Western Cape High Court has struck off its roll the Economic Freedom Fighters's urgent application seeking an interim interdict to suspend the... 

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Nigeria adds new charges as Biafran separatist leader Kanu's trial resumes

By: Reuters     18th January 2022 The lawyer of an outlawed Nigerian separatist leader, whose trial is due to resume on Tuesday, accused authorities of extending his client's time... 

'We don't want to isolate Mali', EU envoy says despite sanctions plan

By: Reuters     18th January 2022 The European Union and partners do not intend to isolate Mali and its military-led government, the EU's special envoy to the Sahel said, calling... 

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As the AU turns 20, it must speak with one voice

10th January 2022 The African Union (AU) will mark its 20th anniversary in 2022, and as pressure to perform better increases, the upcoming heads of state summit from... 

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State capture report chronicles extent of corruption in South Africa. But will action follow?

7th January 2022 No self-respecting theatre critic would dream of reviewing a three-Act play during the interval at the end of the first Act. But that is what one... 

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Africa can use great power rivalry to its benefit: Here is how

7th January 2022 Geopolitical competition between the United States and China is taking central stage in global affairs. Growing tensions and rivalry between the... 

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Mali’s transitional government capitalises on festive lull

6th January 2022 While many were off enjoying their end-of-year break in December 2021, Mali’s transitional government was busy pulling off a feat that could keep... 

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Collecting Evidence to Inform COVID-19 Vaccine Procurement Decisions

Collecting Evidence to Inform COVID-19 Vaccine Procurement Decisions

2nd December 2021 Vaccines are key to controlling COVID-19 in Africa, but available supplies across the continent remain extremely low—in most countries, doses are... 

Protection advocacy by international NGOs in armed conflict situations: breaking the barriers

Protection advocacy by international NGOs in armed conflict situations: breaking the barriers

2nd December 2021 There is strong recognition that international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) have a key role to play in carrying out advocacy to promote... 

The role of the AfCFTA in promoting a resilient recovery in Africa

The role of the AfCFTA in promoting a resilient recovery in Africa

2nd December 2021 Over time the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is set to change Africa’s production and trade landscape. However, environmental and... 

Inclusion and exclusion in the north-east Nigeria crisis

Inclusion and exclusion in the north-east Nigeria crisis

2nd December 2021 The humanitarian response in north-east Nigeria is an important opportunity to examine barriers to more inclusive humanitarian action in... 

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Basic Education Committee chair applauds matric class of 2021 for perseverance

Basic Education Committee chair applauds matric class of 2021 for perseverance

21st January 2022 The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education today applauded the matric class of 2021 for perseverance through very difficult times in South Africa’s... 

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SADTU Statement on the release of the 2021 Matric Results

21st January 2022 The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the largest organised labour formation in the public sector, notes the release of the 2021... 

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IFP Notes NSC Results for Matric Class of 2021

21st January 2022 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has taken note of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) results announced this evening by Minister of Basic... 

Classification of severe weather events as a national disaster 

Classification of severe weather events as a national disaster 

21st January 2022 Agri SA welcomes the National Disaster Management Centre’s (NDMC) classification of a national disaster due to the severe rainfall and flooding in... 

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Baker McKenzie Launches its Fighting Domestic Violence Comparative Law Tool

6th December 2021 Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has launched its Fighting Domestic Violence global comparative law tool, a powerful tool that will allow for... 

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Proposed Changes to the Extended Producer Responsibility Regulations

6th December 2021 Amendments to the Extended Producer Responsibility Regulations have been published for public comment, affecting the lighting, electrical and... 

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LexisNexis SA and Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) release Legal Tech Report 2021

6th December 2021 THE COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly changing the way the legal profession is interacting and using information and there is clear evidence the sector... 

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Requests for exemption from vaccine requirements in the workplace on the basis of religion, opinion or belief

6th December 2021 The Consolidated Direction on Occupational Health and Safety Measures in Certain Workplaces, which was amended by the Minister of Employment and... 

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