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Covid-19: 'Over 67 000 health workers have been vaccinated in the past 10 days' - Ramaphosa

By: News24Wire      1st March 2021 Over 67 000 health workers have been vaccinated in the past 10 days, with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. A new batch of 80 000 doses of the... 

Covid-19: 'Over 67 000 health workers have been vaccinated in the past 10 days' - Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa
LGBT+ workers face increased workplace conflict, job dissatisfaction

LGBT+ workers face increased workplace conflict, job dissatisfaction

By: Donna Slater     26th February 2021 More than 40% of workers who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or other nonbinary identities experienced work-affiliated conflict in 2020, compared with... 

Social Relief of Distress Grants: More than 40 000 cancel, more than 65 000 new applications

Social Relief of Distress Grants: More than 40 000 cancel, more than 65 000 new applications

By: News24Wire      26th February 2021 More than 40 000 people have cancelled their special Social Relief of Distress Grants, provided as a result of the financial impact of the Covid-19... 

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New dawn for SA’s  freight rail industry?

New dawn for SA’s freight rail industry?

19th February 2021 In this opinion piece, Pulane Tshabalala contents that third-party operator access to State-owned logistics group Transnet’s rail network would,... 

Covid-19 vaccine roll-out: a litmus test for the NHI

Covid-19 vaccine roll-out: a litmus test for the NHI

18th February 2021 There has been much ado about the government’s handling of the process to procure Covid-19 vaccines, and with good reason, given the delay in... 

What a real state of the nation address would say about South Africa

What a real state of the nation address would say about South Africa

18th February 2021 Every year in February South Africa’s president delivers a state of the nation address. One theme which is never addressed is the state of the... 

 Slow progress for West Africa’s latest counter-terrorism plan

Slow progress for West Africa’s latest counter-terrorism plan

18th February 2021 More than a year after adopting an action plan to ‘eradicate’ terrorism in West Africa, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has... 

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Final Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Minibus Taxi-Type Service Violence Fatalities and Instability in the Gauteng Province

Final Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Minibus Taxi-Type Service Violence Fatalities and Instability in the Gauteng Province

11th February 2021 It was the Minibus Taxi-Type Service Industry, itself, which appealed to the Gauteng Government to establish a Commission that focuses primarily on... 

 Quality Criteria for Health National Adaptation Plans

Quality Criteria for Health National Adaptation Plans

10th February 2021 The Quality Criteria for Health National Adaptation Plans (HNAPs) presents examples of good practice in HNAP development to assist countries in... 

Financing a Possible Expansion of the IMF’s Support for LICs

Financing a Possible Expansion of the IMF’s Support for LICs

10th February 2021 The IMF’s concessional support for low-income countries (LICs) is provided primarily through the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT). Since... 

Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas of Africa

Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas of Africa

9th February 2021 Sanitation, including the proper management of wastewater, is central to ensuring human and ecosystem health, and economic and environmental... 

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Statements

COSATU Mpumalanga welcomes the recent reshuffle of cabinet announced by the Honourable Premier Ms Refilwe Mtshweni Tsipane.

COSATU Mpumalanga welcomes the recent reshuffle of cabinet announced by the Honourable Premier Ms Refilwe Mtshweni Tsipane.

2nd March 2021 The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Mpumalanga notes the recent announcement made by the Honourable Premier Ms Refilwe Mtshweni Tsipane.... 

Tribunal approves two renewable energy mergers

Tribunal approves two renewable energy mergers

2nd March 2021 In January 2021, the Tribunal unconditionally approved the large merger whereby Greenstreet 1 (Pty) Ltd (“Stanlib Fund II”) sought to acquire a... 

BLSA supports government’s commitment to a corruption-free civil service

BLSA supports government’s commitment to a corruption-free civil service

2nd March 2021 Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s commitment to ensure that the public service is staffed by skilled,... 

Government admits private sector may purchase Covid-19 vaccines

Government admits private sector may purchase Covid-19 vaccines

2nd March 2021 AfriForum and Solidarity today announced that the government has admitted under oath in its court documents that there is no legal restriction on... 

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Press Offices

Covid-19 TERS scheme extended to 15 March 2021

Covid-19 TERS scheme extended to 15 March 2021

17th February 2021 The president has announced the TERS benefit will be extended to 15 March 2021 for certain sectors but there are unanswered questions over aspects... 

Webber Wentzel contributes to the Chambers and Partners 2021 Insurance & Reinsurance guide

Webber Wentzel contributes to the Chambers and Partners 2021 Insurance & Reinsurance guide

17th February 2021 Webber Wentzel has contributed the South African section of the Chambers and Partners 2021 Insurance & Reinsurance guide covering 25 jurisdictions.... 

(Un)lawfulness in Labour Disputes: The Door is Tightly Closed

(Un)lawfulness in Labour Disputes: The Door is Tightly Closed

16th February 2021 The recent Labour Court judgment in Botes v City of Joburg Property Company SOC Ltd and Another [2021] 2 BLLR 181 (LC) put it beyond doubt that... 

B-BBEE Commission requires entities to make increased disclosures

B-BBEE Commission requires entities to make increased disclosures

16th February 2021 A new Explanatory Notice issued by the B-BBEE Commission in January requires more supporting evidence for B-BBEE claims. Although this may seem... 

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