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Sudan's displaced millions struggle to survive as economy seizes up

By: Reuters     26th September 2023 About two months after heavy clashes around his home in Sudan's capital drove Sherif Abdelmoneim to flee, soaring rent and food costs forced the... 

Sudan's displaced millions struggle to survive as economy seizes up
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Ramaphosa calls on wealthy nations to fulfil promises of helping Africa adapt to climate change

By: Marleny Arnoldi     26th September 2023 Amid the Western Cape’s battle against severe storms and flooding, along with a tropical storm in Libya causing deadly flooding earlier this month,... 

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ANC says renaming William Nicol Drive reflects efforts to encourage social cohesion 

By: Lumkile Nkomfe      26th September 2023 The renaming of William Nicol Drive to Winnie Mandela Drive has been lauded by the African National Congress as a powerful symbol of South Africa’s... 


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Ethiopia’s National Dialogue needs greater credibility and inclusivity

20th September 2023 In December 2021, at the height of the war between Ethiopia’s federal government and Tigrayan forces, authorities established a National Dialogue... 

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Libya’s floods: a climate change and governance tragedy

20th September 2023 The catastrophic flood last week in Derna, north-eastern Libya, has claimed the lives of nearly 4 000 people. A significant number are still... 

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G20 Connect: Africa, India, South Africa and Global South

20th September 2023 The AU’s full participation in the G20 would increase the legitimacy of the grouping, while also providing a platform for a continent that is... 

The Conversation

Corruption in South Africa: would paying whistleblowers help?

19th September 2023 Whistleblowing is an important tool in fighting corruption. In South Africa, the commission of inquiry into state capture recommended that the... 

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Open Society Barometer: Can Democracy Deliver?

12th September 2023 Launched in September 2023, the Open Society Barometer serves as a global reality check, painting a picture of the attitudes, concerns, and hopes... 

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Lady R docking report summary insufficient to quell business concerns – BLSA CEO

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     11th September 2023 The release last week of an executive summary of a report from a panel announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa and led by a retired judge to... 


UNFAIR SHARE: Unequal climate finance to East Africa's hunger crisis

8th September 2023 The stark reality of climate change has highlighted the financial obligations rich polluting nations, especially in the global North, owe... 

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World Economic Forum: Annual Report 2022-2023

6th September 2023 This Annual Report outlines the key developments in 2022-2023. It provides an overview of the 10 centres and the Forum's over 130 initiatives,... 

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Duma's message to the DA and IFP: Dont belittle efforts aimed at addressing vestiges of apartheid and its effect left to this government

28th September 2023   Today, members of the KZN Legislature debated the South African Human Rights Commission  Report on Water Crisis in KZN municipalities. 

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ActionSA oversight visits show how Tshwane townships decay while municipal workers’ strike continue

28th September 2023 The oversight visits by ActionSA to Mamelodi and Soshanguve highlighted how service delivery in townships in the City of Tshwane has come to a near... 

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ActionSA Requests Speaker to Grant Special Council Meeting on City’s Financial Collapse

28th September 2023 ActionSA, over the next few days, will write to the Speaker of Council to urgently convene a special council meeting to debate the financial status... 

Part-time jobs will not solve the unemployment crisis

28th September 2023 Stats SA’s latest Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) trends reported for 2022/23 show that the lack of job creation remains the most significant... 

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Hawks and Sars on the Hunt: VDP Your Tax Redemption

13th September 2023 The fiscal pressures on Sars’ tax collection appear to have now compelled Sars to actively initiate the arrest and prosecution of taxpayers who do... 


Pay for Sunday (24 September) and Monday (25 September)

13th September 2023 This year 24 September (Heritage Day) falls on a Sunday. This means that Monday, 25 September, is also a public holiday. The question has again... 

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POPIA – Proposed Code of Conduct: The residential communities council

13th September 2023 The Residential Communities Council has submitted a proposed code of conduct for its members to the Information Regulator, which will guide how... 


Taking stock of collective misconduct

13th September 2023 The retail sector is often burdened with the issue of stock losses or shrinkage. Employers also grapple with identifying the perpetrator(s) of the... 

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At Fire Hour – Barry Gilder

DA insists the buck stops with Lindiwe Zulu on Sassa grant delays

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Daily Podcast – September 29, 2023

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