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Nzimande announces multidisciplinary team to manage Covid-19 outbreaks in tertiary education

By: Yvonne Silaule     26th November 2020 A multidisciplinary investigation team that includes members from the World Health Organization, the Department of Health and the National Health... 

Nzimande announces multidisciplinary team to manage Covid-19 outbreaks in tertiary education
Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister Blade Nzimande
South Africans earning R30 000 and less were the hardest hit by Covid-19 pandemic

South Africans earning R30 000 and less were the hardest hit by Covid-19 pandemic

By: African News Agency      26th November 2020 People earning R30 000 and less were the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest BankservAfrica Take Home Pay Index and,... 

Six steps proposed for unlocking larger-scale self-gen projects, amid ongoing government resistance

Six steps proposed for unlocking larger-scale self-gen projects, amid ongoing government resistance 

By: Terence Creamer     26th November 2020 Six steps could be taken immediately by the South African government and the energy regulator to unlock more self-generation investment by... 

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Baffling distraction

Baffling distraction

20th November 2020 While South Africa is distracting itself with a post-2030 nuclear mirage, much of the rest of the world is preparing to ride a very real energy... 

 As AU chair, South Africa’s leadership fell short in key areas

As AU chair, South Africa’s leadership fell short in key areas

19th November 2020 South Africa is set to conclude its one-year tenure as African Union (AU) chair at the next AU summit in February 2021. Like for many, its plans... 

Burkina Faso’s voters should be offered more than security

Burkina Faso’s voters should be offered more than security

19th November 2020 Just days before campaigning closes ahead of Burkina Faso’s 22 November presidential and parliamentary elections, candidates are still... 

G20 and development

G20 and development

19th November 2020 Covid-19 has turned everything upside down. The global lockdowns, the stresses on weak health systems, the absence of fiscal space and social... 

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 Incoherent at heart: the EU’s economic and migration policies towards North Africa

Incoherent at heart: the EU’s economic and migration policies towards North Africa

17th November 2020 Pre-pandemic, EU policies towards North Africa, especially Tunisia and Morocco, focused on two main paradigms: trade liberalization and the... 

 Partnership against Cybercrime

Partnership against Cybercrime

17th November 2020 Of all the types of crime, cybercrime continues to increase at the fastest rate. It causes immense, though not always visible, damage to economies... 

 Future Series: Cybersecurity, emerging technology and systemic risk

Future Series: Cybersecurity, emerging technology and systemic risk

17th November 2020 Unless action is taken now, by 2025 next generation technology, on which the world will increasingly rely, has the potential to overwhelm the... 

Geothermal development in Eastern Africa

Geothermal development in Eastern Africa

17th November 2020 The countries of the East African Rift region hold significant geothermal potential, giving them valuable options for sustainable electricity... 

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AfriForum announces its blue and green drop report

30th November 2020 AfriForum tested the drinking water (blue drop) in 220 towns and the treated sewage (green drop) of 118 sewage treatment plants in 2020 as part of... 

Department of Agriculture’s drought relief lacks economic insight

Department of Agriculture’s drought relief lacks economic insight

30th November 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) is extremely concerned about the parochial drought relief scheme currently being implemented by the Department of... 

DA asks global human rights agencies to place pressure on government to address farm murders

DA asks global human rights agencies to place pressure on government to address farm murders

30th November 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has written to ten of the top human rights agencies in the world, asking that they bring pressure on the ANC... 

DA mourns passing of the Queen Mother of the Royal Bafokeng

DA mourns passing of the Queen Mother of the Royal Bafokeng

30th November 2020 It is with great sadness that the Democratic Alliance (DA) in North West has learned of the passing of the Queen mother of the Royal Bafokeng,... 

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An employer’s right to change an employee’s retirement date

An employer’s right to change an employee’s retirement date

13th November 2020 As many people are now forced to work for longer, the question of when an employee is obliged to retire has become topical and much discussed. The... 

 The ideal employer remuneration model for the Covid-19 era

The ideal employer remuneration model for the Covid-19 era

12th November 2020 “There’s only one remuneration model employers should be considering during Covid-19,” says Tanya Tosen, Tax and Remuneration Specialist at Tax... 

October’s free LexisNexis Case Law Index is available – sign up here

October’s free LexisNexis Case Law Index is available – sign up here

12th November 2020 The October index of the free, online LexisNexis Case Law repository is now available and once again highlights some of the interesting precedent... 

2020 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement

2020 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement

12th November 2020 Finance Minister Tito Mboweni recently delivered the 2020 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS). Expenditure must be cut and growth boosted... 

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