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Eskom to implement Stage 6 load-shedding on Thursday and Friday

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2022 Power utility Eskom on Thursday said it would again implement Stage 6 load-shedding, from 14:00 until midnight, as the unlawful strike by employees... 

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Eskom: NUM, Numsa deal with divisions, allege 'fake news' as members reject 7% increase  

By: News24Wire      30th June 2022 After a week of protests at Eskom operations that no one has claimed responsibility for plunged the country into Stage 6 load-shedding, two unions... 

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After 'far-fetched' defence, court orders ANC to pay R120m for 2019 election banners  

By: News24Wire      30th June 2022 The African National Congress got another bloody nose this week when it failed to overturn a previous court ruling that it must pay R120-million it... 


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Prosecuting crimes against humanity in Ethiopia: where is the law?

21st June 2022 In June 2018, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali told Parliament that the post-1991 government used torture and killing to terrorise its... 

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Betraying the liberation struggle: ANC ‘renewal’ is empty and we already have an alternative vision for South Africa

21st June 2022 The ANC has betrayed the oppressed people of South Africa, with whom it once enjoyed a close relationship of trust. Talk of renewal is empty, with... 

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What’s driving the surge in South Africa’s fuel price

20th June 2022 Increases in the domestic price of fuel are big news in South Africa, with the price of petrol, diesel and paraffin reaching new highs. The... 

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The air in South African Highveld cities smells foul in the winter: here’s why

20th June 2022 People living in South Africa’s biggest city Johannesburg have been subject to pungent smells in the air similar to rotten eggs. It’s not the first... 

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Managing humanitarian narratives in the Ukraine crisis response: virtual roundtable, 26 May 2022

17th June 2022 This note summarises the findings of a private online roundtable held by the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI with support from the British Red... 

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The Caribbean - a region of excellence for urban climate resilience: Lifelong learning for urban planners

17th June 2022 By 2050, it is projected that 80% of the Caribbean population will live in coastal cities. The region’s urban infrastructure is particularly... 

 2022 Global Peace Index

2022 Global Peace Index

15th June 2022 The 16th edition of the annual Global Peace Index (GPI) report, the world’s leading measure of peacefulness, reveals that the average level of... 

Footing the bill: fair finance for loss and damage in an era of escalating climate impacts

Footing the bill: fair finance for loss and damage in an era of escalating climate impacts

14th June 2022 The world has entered a new and dangerous era of climate change impacts, causing huge loss and damage and driving up inequality in the world’s... 

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DA discovers thousands of solar panel geysers that ANC never delivered to people of Matzikama

4th July 2022 The DA discovered 2 000 solar panel geysers in a storeroom in Maskamsig last week. The geysers were received in 2021 by the ANC coalition, who... 

No urgency from Government to review the fuel pricing methodology

No urgency from Government to review the fuel pricing methodology

4th July 2022 There is no urgency from Government to review the fuel pricing methodology to bring relief to motorists against soaring fuel prices. The Department... 

Johannesburg Tourism Company officially launched as standalone municipal entity

Johannesburg Tourism Company officially launched as standalone municipal entity

4th July 2022 As the City of Johannesburg begins the 2022/23 municipal financial year, a re-modelled Johannesburg Tourism Company officially becomes a... 

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Multi-Party coalition led City of Johannesburg works to solve Crosby's electricity issues

4th July 2022 Crosby's electricity woes seem never-ending, but the multi-Party coalition led City of Joburg administration is proactively working to resolve the... 

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Press Offices


Face masks in the workplace?

24th June 2022 Now that the Covid regulations issued in terms of the National Health Act have been repealed, the wearing of masks is no longer required in “indoor... 


Groundbreaking report shines light on the rule of law across Africa

24th June 2022 Corruption, government inefficiency and a lack of transparency and accountability are the biggest hurdles to unlocking Africa’s economic growth and... 

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SARS streamlines auto assessments for the 2022 tax filing season

23rd June 2022 Taxpayers who are satisfied with their auto assessments need not take any further action, under the new procedures introduced by SARS for the 2022... 

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Covid-19 Regulations eased: Masks, gatherings and border crossings see major change in regulation

23rd June 2022 In the later hours of 22 June 2022, the Minister of Health repealed major Covid-19 measures in place as the country sees the virus becoming more... 

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