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Numsa starts indefinite strike, auto industry fears impact

By: Reuters     5th October 2021 South Africa's biggest metalworkers union on Tuesday launched an indefinite strike, seeking pay rises and threatening to block supplies of parts to... 

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Eskom is now world’s biggest sulphur dioxide emitter, CREA says 

By: Bloomberg     5th October 2021 Eskom Holdings, South Africa’s coal-reliant power utility, has become the world’s biggest emitter of sulphur dioxide, a pollutant linked to... 

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State confiscates R11.5m from bank account of suspended senior Eskom manager

By: News24Wire      5th October 2021 A tribunal set up to recover looted funds has ruled that R11.5-million held in a bank account linked to a suspended senior Eskom manager be... 

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Covid-19 in children: the South African experience and way forward

26th July 2021 Since its emergence in late 2019, SARS-CoV-2 has caused illness (Covid-19) and death in all countries in the world. The restrictions put in place... 

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The African Union’s peace and security dilemma

26th July 2021 Several incidents highlight the challenges facing the African Union (AU) Commission as its recently reformed structures are put to work. These... 

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We need to revisit peaceful means of protest

26th July 2021 It is worth looking again at the many peaceful forms of protest action available to citizens, says Ashley Roman, Programme Research and Partnership... 

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Just political brinkmanship

23rd July 2021 Mr President, we have to accept that there was no intelligence product generated and distributed ahead of the recent political upheavals, just like... 

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MDBs to the Rescue? The Evidence on COVID-19 Response

MDBs to the Rescue? The Evidence on COVID-19 Response

26th May 2021 The world is now more than a year into the second global crisis of the century. Both the current pandemic and the Global Financial Crisis (GFC)... 

Sleep now in the fire: Sovereign Bonds and the Covid-19 Debt Crisis

Sleep now in the fire: Sovereign Bonds and the Covid-19 Debt Crisis

26th May 2021 Developing countries buckling under the weight of the pandemic are yet to receive debt relief from private creditors. Meanwhile hundreds of... 

Perceived tenure security as a tool for understanding the conflict context and predicting violent conflict

Perceived tenure security as a tool for understanding the conflict context and predicting violent conflict

26th May 2021 Land is central to violent conflict. Over the period 2000–2015, land was an element in over half of violent conflicts. With challenges such as... 

Youth submission to the APRM in South Africa 2020/2021

Youth submission to the APRM in South Africa 2020/2021

26th May 2021 More than 27 years after the election of its first democratic government, South Africa has evolved from a country with a system of governance once... 

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Stage 4 loadshedding will be implemented from 13:00 until 05:00 on Friday; thereafter Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented as previously communicated until 05:00 on Saturday

8th November 2021 Eskom regrets to inform the public that due to the ongoing generation capacity shortages, Stage 4 loadshedding will be implemented from 13:00 until... 

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COSATU congratulates NEHAWU on convening a successful National Congress

8th November 2021 The Congress of South African Trade unions congratulates its affiliate, the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) for... 

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DA questions reveal eThekwini is KZN’s biggest polluter

8th November 2021 With the Durban harbour again awash with raw sewage, questions by the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Legislature have revealed... 

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Rotational Learning in Primary Schools must be terminated

8th November 2021 Notwithstanding the advice of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Covid-19 (MAC), the South African Human Rights Commission has information that... 

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South Africa B-BBEE developments: Clarity provided on black ownership schemes and structures

South Africa B-BBEE developments: Clarity provided on black ownership schemes and structures

19th May 2021 Minister Patel has issued a Practice Note in terms of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act Rules for Discretionary Collective Enterprises... 

The future of hyper-personalised banking products and services – but not at the expense of privacy

The future of hyper-personalised banking products and services – but not at the expense of privacy

18th May 2021 Retail banks are under increasing pressure to innovate and personalize their products and services for the benefit of their customers, yet at the... 

Clyde & Co advises Premier Solar Group on East Africa joint venture with West African energy firm

Clyde & Co advises Premier Solar Group on East Africa joint venture with West African energy firm

18th May 2021 Global law firm Clyde & Co advised leading Commercial & Industrial (C&I) solar company, Premier Solar Group, on the sale of a 50% stake in its East... 

NSDV appoints Principal Environmental Specialist to enhance specialist legal offering

NSDV appoints Principal Environmental Specialist to enhance specialist legal offering

18th May 2021 Minnette Le Roux has been appointed as the Principal Environmental Specialist (EAP) at NSDV. With more than 13 years’ experience in environmental... 

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