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Has SAA's rescue plan become unimplementable?

By: News24Wire      6th January 2021 The rescue practitioners of South African Airways could still end up having to say that the state-owned airline's rescue plan is not financially... 

Has SAA's rescue plan become unimplementable?
Eskom to implement Stage 2 load-shedding on Wednesday, Thursday nights

Eskom to implement Stage 2 load-shedding on Wednesday, Thursday nights 

By: Simone Liedtke     6th January 2021 State-owned power utility Eskom will be implementing Stage 2 load-shedding between 22:00 and 05:00 on January 6 and 7. The load-shedding is... 

Nigeria aims to get 42m Covid-19 vaccines through COVAX scheme

Nigeria aims to get 42m Covid-19 vaccines through COVAX scheme

By: Reuters     6th January 2021 Nigeria hopes to get 42-million Covid-19 vaccines to cover one-fifth of its population through the global COVAX scheme, said Faisal Shuaib, head of... 

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Does US military training incubate coups in Africa? The jury is still out

Does US military training incubate coups in Africa? The jury is still out

29th September 2020 Military officers overthrew Mali’s government in a coup d’état on August 18, 2020. Among the more worrying aspects of the coup is the fact that a... 

Suspension of US aid to Ethiopia is yet another example of Trump's disregard for Africa

Suspension of US aid to Ethiopia is yet another example of Trump's disregard for Africa

28th September 2020 America’s Department of State recently suspended $130-million worth of aid to Ethiopia because of “a lack of progress” on negotiations pertaining... 

 Women, peace and security: is SA a global champion but domestic loser?

Women, peace and security: is SA a global champion but domestic loser?

28th September 2020 Gender-based violence and women’s empowerment are enormous challenges in South Africa. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s words in June 2020 illustrated... 

Developing the informal sector is not a nice-to-have but a must-have

Developing the informal sector is not a nice-to-have but a must-have

28th September 2020 The performance of our informal sector is intimately linked to the rest of the economy. This fact has profound implications for public policy.... 

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 Sharing Sensitive Health Data in a Federated Data Consortium Model:  An Eight-Step Guide

Sharing Sensitive Health Data in a Federated Data Consortium Model: An Eight-Step Guide

5th August 2020 The discovery of diagnoses and treatments that could save or improve lives requires access to large data sets, but such access has historically... 

 Redesigning Data Privacy: Reimagining Notice & Consent for human technology interaction

Redesigning Data Privacy: Reimagining Notice & Consent for human technology interaction

5th August 2020 The way in which we as people interact with technology is continuously evolving. When the permissions people grant to companies and organizations... 

Medium-Term Revenue Strategies: Are They Realistic for Developing Countries?

Medium-Term Revenue Strategies: Are They Realistic for Developing Countries?

5th August 2020 Domestic revenue mobilization (DRM) is critical for developing countries to finance the spending necessary to enable sustainable development. The... 

Inclusive economic growth in Kenya: the spatial dynamics of poverty

Inclusive economic growth in Kenya: the spatial dynamics of poverty

5th August 2020 Kenya poses a conundrum. Its top-line economic growth has been impressive and it has been one of the fastest-growing economies in sub-Saharan... 

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Statements

Labour Minister fails to increase overtime threshold adequately

Labour Minister fails to increase overtime threshold adequately

10th February 2021 Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, failed to adequately address the threshold of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA) by... 

Tribute by Cde Alfred Duma by Convener of the ANC Josia Gumede Region, Cde Sifiso Sonjica

Tribute by Cde Alfred Duma by Convener of the ANC Josia Gumede Region, Cde Sifiso Sonjica

9th February 2021 The great tree has fallen! We are not here to mourn the passing of a struggle veteran Cde Alfred Duma but we have come to pay tribute to a great... 

Home Affairs Committee welcomes department's readiness to reopen border posts

9th February 2021 The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs welcomes the detailed plan with responsibilities and milestones presented by the Department of Home Affairs... 

DA requests intervention as municipal services regress in Mantsopa Municipality

DA requests intervention as municipal services regress in Mantsopa Municipality

9th February 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has requested the MEC for COGTA, Mr Skully Nxangisa, to formally investigate the conduct of Mr Thamae Masejane, the... 

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Procurement and development in uncertain times

Procurement and development in uncertain times

12th August 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in unexpected and emergency procurement of good and services. On a global basis this procurement has stretched... 

New tax bills impose stricter rules to take retirement funds abroad

New tax bills impose stricter rules to take retirement funds abroad

11th August 2020 The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (“TLAB”) was published on 31 July 2020 and with it comes an overhaul of the regime for taking your... 

Covid-19 and its implications for the gender project - learnings and suggestions for a way forward

Covid-19 and its implications for the gender project - learnings and suggestions for a way forward

7th August 2020 It has been a frequently expressed sentiment that the wrath of the Covid-19 virus is indiscriminate, impacting all the corners and crevices of the... 

Digital transformation in the financial services sector

Digital transformation in the financial services sector

6th August 2020 Data protection and cybercrime are becoming more pressing issues for financial services companies to address from a legal perspective, as Covid-19... 

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