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DPE defends SAA vaccine flight to Brussels

By: Rebecca Campbell     26th February 2021 The Department of Public Enterprises has defended the recent flight by a South African Airways aircraft to Brussels, in Belgium, to collect... 

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It was a political gimmick - ANC MP Bongani Bongo after corruption case dismissed

It was a political gimmick - ANC MP Bongani Bongo after corruption case dismissed 

By: News24Wire      26th February 2021 African National Congress MP Bongani Bongo has succeeded in having the corruption case against him dismissed in the Western Cape High Court. In... 

Malema drops R1m damages claim against ex-EFF MP who said he confessed to getting VBS loot

Malema drops R1m damages claim against ex-EFF MP who said he confessed to getting VBS loot 

By: News24Wire      26th February 2021 Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has dropped his R1-million defamation claim against a former party MP who claimed that he had... 

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Chickens and the economy: fact-checking Ramaphosa's #SONA2021

Chickens and the economy: fact-checking Ramaphosa's #SONA2021

18th February 2021 Ramaphosa didn’t shy away from economic realities, correctly claiming the unemployment rate has reached a “staggering” 30.8% and that the economy... 

Zuma's defiance is a grave moment for South Africa. But it's not a constitutional crisis

Zuma's defiance is a grave moment for South Africa. But it's not a constitutional crisis

17th February 2021 The attempt by former South African president Jacob Zuma to destabilise the country’s constitutional order, and defy the rule of law, does not... 

Highest health spending in Kenya? Baringo county governor makes misleading claims

Highest health spending in Kenya? Baringo county governor makes misleading claims

17th February 2021 In January 2021 Baringo county governor Stanley Kiptis argued against striking health workers’ pay demands. He made three claims. His claim that... 

New opportunities for South African agriculture: the African Continental Free Trade Area

New opportunities for South African agriculture: the African Continental Free Trade Area

17th February 2021 The new African Free Continental Trade Area phases out 90% of tariffs on all goods traded between African Union member states over a 5 to 10 year... 

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Time for action: How private sector instruments are undermining aid budgets

Time for action: How private sector instruments are undermining aid budgets

9th February 2021 Official development assistance (ODA) plays a fundamental role in an increasingly complex development finance landscape. However, ODA levels have... 

The climate and trade nexus in Africa

The climate and trade nexus in Africa

9th February 2021 This report analyses the impacts that changes in trade structures, economic growth and technology have had on the greenhouse gas emissions (GhG)... 

What Lies Ahead for Our Economy in 2021?

What Lies Ahead for Our Economy in 2021?

4th February 2021 'Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble', the words spoken by the three witches in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, would probably... 

Do Not Forget the Undocumented….

Do Not Forget the Undocumented….

4th February 2021 “During this global pandemic and national emergency, access to treatment and care for immigrants, including undocumented individuals, is critical... 

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DA wants Sedibeng investigated for fitness for purpose

DA wants Sedibeng investigated for fitness for purpose

2nd March 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants Sedibeng investigated to determine whether the water board is capable of managing Nama Khoi municipality’s water... 

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on appointment of South African Post Office CEO appointment

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams on appointment of South African Post Office CEO appointment

2nd March 2021 Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has welcomed the appointment of Nomkhita Mona as the new Chief... 

Ad-Hoc committee on Section 100 intervention in the North West Province request more information from law enforcement agencies

2nd March 2021 The Ad Hoc Committee on the section 100 Intervention in the North West Province has resolved to request more information from law enforcement... 

New SAPO CEO inherits mail mountain and growing debt

New SAPO CEO inherits mail mountain and growing debt

2nd March 2021 While the Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the appointment of the new, permanent SA Post Office (SAPO) CEO Ms Nomkhita Mona, whose sterling... 

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Press Offices

Budget 2021: Finding revenue from a highly-taxed base

Budget 2021: Finding revenue from a highly-taxed base

16th February 2021 ​​The South African government is likely to be tempted to increase marginal rates of tax on top earners in the February Budget, but non-tax... 

The post-pandemic workplace – a look at key trends

The post-pandemic workplace – a look at key trends

15th February 2021 A recent survey conducted by Fortune 500 of the CEOs of 2020’s Fortune 500 list of companies, looked at how these companies dealt with the pandemic... 

COMESA merger notification thresholds clarified

COMESA merger notification thresholds clarified

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th February 2021 On 11 February 2021, the COMESA Competition Commission (CCC) published a new practice note clarifying important aspects of its merger control... 

Advice to SARS: Find new sources of revenue

Advice to SARS: Find new sources of revenue 

15th February 2021 As the economy sheds jobs and business closures mount because of the Covid-19 pandemic, South Africa has its work cut out in attempting to expand... 

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