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Appeal Court dismisses Public Protector’s Rogue Unit report challenge – she wants it to change its mind  

By: News24Wire      11th October 2021 Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane isn’t happy about the Supreme Court of Appeal’s refusal to consider her challenge to the invalidation of her... 

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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane

Mpumalanga MEC facing murder charges hands himself over to police

By: News24Wire      11th October 2021 A Mpumalanga MEC handed himself to the police on Monday morning in connection with two counts of murder and one of attempted murder. The MEC, who... 

Tunisian prime minister names new government amid crisis

By: Reuters     11th October 2021 Tunisia named a new government on Monday, 11 weeks after President Kais Saied ousted the prime minister and suspended parliament to assume near... 


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Is the resource curse hard-baked into African economies? China’s approach hints that it may not be

5th October 2021 Countries with abundant natural resources – gold, diamonds, crude oil– often fail to transform that advantage into favourable development outcomes.... 

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Change what South African men think of women to combat their violent behaviour

5th October 2021 South Africans wish to see men and boys change their violent behaviour towards women and girls to stem the worsening tide of male violence against... 

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Cameroon’s community violence adds to Lake Chad Basin security woes

4th October 2021 The Lake Chad Basin region is plagued by insecurity. In addition to the terror inflicted by Boko Haram, organised crime and kidnappings for ransom... 

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Prodding the rich world to jab the rest

1st October 2021 Only 4% of Africa’s population has been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. This is despite the continent’s efforts, including those of the Africa... 

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Intersecting exclusions: experiences of violence and displacement among LGBTQI+ communities in Kenya

Intersecting exclusions: experiences of violence and displacement among LGBTQI+ communities in Kenya

1st October 2021 Through an intersectional lens, this study delves into the nuance between LGBTQI+ experiences of violence and displacement in the Kenyan context.... 

South Africa’s NEETs crisis: Why we are failing to connect young people to work

South Africa’s NEETs crisis: Why we are failing to connect young people to work

29th September 2021 More than nine-million young South Africans are not in employment, education or training (NEET). While the implications of the July insurrection... 

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SIU Digital Vibes report

29th September 2021 The SIU received allegations from a whistle-blower regarding potential irregularities in the award by the NDOH of the NHI media campaign and the... 

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GOOD 2021 Local Government Election Manifesto

28th September 2021 This is a summary of the GOOD plan for our towns and cities: GOOD will govern towns and cities to deliver: 

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Mr President, the rest of Cape Town also deserves electricity

13th October 2021 For most Capetonians, the load shedding crisis that has plagued our city and our country for the past 14 years has profound implications for our... 

Solidarity with the eKhenana (Canaan) land occupation in South Africa.

13th October 2021 In the midst of a serious economic and social crisis in South Africa, including youth unemployment at just under 75% and endemic hunger, the State... 

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Keep corruption out of the Bay. Vote DA

13th October 2021 Today, the Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay, Nqaba Bhanga, and I publicly signed a DA pledge in which we confirmed our party’s commitment to good, clean... 

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Minister Dlamini Zuma statement on the extension of the national state of disaster 

13th October 2021 The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has gazetted the extension of the National State... 

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Swings & roundabouts: Where do children’s constitutional rights get off in the case of BE obo JE v MEC for Social Development, Western Cape?

22nd September 2021 The recent decision of the Constitutional Court in BE obo JE v MEC for Social Development, Western Cape found that the State did not owe a duty of... 

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LexisNexis CEO recognised in 9th Gender Mainstreaming Awards

21st September 2021 Videsha Proothveerajh, CEO and Chairperson of the Board of legal technology company, LexisNexis South Africa, was named runner-up in the Inclusive... 

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The jurisdiction of an adjudicator in a sectional title context

21st September 2021 In a recent case, Prag N.O and Another v Trustees for the time being of the Mitchell's Plain Industrial Enterprises Sectional Title Scheme Body... 

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Resolving customs and excise disputes with SARS - alternative dispute resolution

20th September 2021 There are various mechanisms to resolve disputes with SARS' Customs and Excise divisions. In this article, we consider the alternative dispute... 

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