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GBVF is a manifestation of gender inequalities in society – Nkoana-Mashabane

By: Yvonne Silaule     25th November 2021 The Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said that gender-based violence and femicide... 

Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Maite Nkoana-Mashabane
Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities Maite Nkoana-Mashabane
Former Minister Bathabile Dlamini

Magistrate rejects State's attempts to postpone Bathabile Dlamini's trial until 'sometime next year'

By: News24Wire      25th November 2021 Former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini's perjury case in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has been postponed until Friday. This is... 

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Ramaphosa to chair inter-Ministerial committee to oversee R131bn just transition offer 

By: Terence Creamer     25th November 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa will chair an inter-Ministerial committee that is being established to coordinate further work on the country’s just... 

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South Africa’s police: a rigid bureaucracy struggling to reform

16th November 2021 Perceptions of the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) response to the country’s July unrest were almost uniformly negative and led to criticism... 

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The number that matters in the Covid pandemic is a relative one: vaccine inequity

15th November 2021 Numbers are extremely useful for succinctly conveying important information. Of course, all quantification, including statistics, has its... 

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Climate finance for a transition away from coal: a chance to change history in South Africa

15th November 2021 In the opening days of the COP26 international climate conference, a financing partnership was announced between South Africa and a consortium... 

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South Africa’s health system is on its knees: the budget offers no relief

15th November 2021 South Africa’s 2021 medium-term budget policy statement was more of the same old narrative. It didn’t speak to the high expectations that the... 

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 The AI Governance Journey: Development and Opportunities

The AI Governance Journey: Development and Opportunities

4th November 2021 The field of AI governance has grown rapidly over the last five years with an immediate challenge to ensure responsible application and practices.... 

 Global Shapers Community Celebrating a Decade of Impact

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4th November 2021 The World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community, a network of young people who volunteer their time and experiences to drive dialogue, action... 

 Beneath the Surface: Technology-driven systemic risks and the continued need for innovation

Beneath the Surface: Technology-driven systemic risks and the continued need for innovation

4th November 2021 Beneath the Surface: Technology-driven systemic risks and the continued need for innovation is the first publication of the World Economic Forum’s... 

Green Building Principles: The Action Plan for Net-Zero Carbon Buildings

Green Building Principles: The Action Plan for Net-Zero Carbon Buildings

4th November 2021 Collective action must be taken to accelerate the decarbonization of buildings, which contribute 38% of all energy-related greenhouse gas... 

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DA calls for a probe into SANDF’s bizarre decision to open bakeries

29th November 2021 The DA will write to the Minister of Defence, Thandi Modise, to call for an investigation into the South African National Defence Force's (SANDF)... 

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ActionSA Welcomes Ramaphosa’s Non-Imposition of Further Restrictions

29th November 2021 ActionSA notes and applauds President Cyril Ramaphosa for not imposing further draconian restrictions on South Africans and our already battered... 

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IFP Notes President Ramaphosa’s Announcements Regarding New Covid-19 Variant

29th November 2021 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) notes the announcements made by President Ramaphosa, regarding the outbreak of the new Covid-19 Omicron variant.... 

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Planned Joburg Council Meeting A Waste of Residents Funds

29th November 2021 ActionSA notes with concern that, in a move straight out of the handbook on wasting residents' funds, the Speaker of the Joburg Council, Cllr Vasco... 

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Coalitions at local government level can be avoided – there is an alternative

9th November 2021 ​​​Following the local government election, the focus now is on the potential coalitions. In numerous municipalities, including five of the... 

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Reimagine the Future of Advocate Practice

9th November 2021 The legal practice landscape has undergone a seismic shift, accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Technology is now permeating a profession long... 

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How legal firms can save money and improve efficiency by winning the paper chase

9th November 2021 The traditionally conservative, paper-driven legal profession in South Africa is embracing bespoke document management systems and automated... 

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ESG-related litigation looms for mining, oil, and gas companies

9th November 2021 In the near future, companies operating in the mining, oil and gas sectors are likely to feel the brunt of the increasing prominence of ESG issues... 

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