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Africa poised for rate-hike week, though outliers multiply

By: Bloomberg     21st September 2022 Africa’s three biggest economies are poised to raise interest rates this week, while policy makers in several other countries stake out different... 

Africa poised for rate-hike week, though outliers multiply
Former President Jacob Zuma

Global media body calls on Zuma to withdraw private prosecution against News24 journalist

By: News24Wire      21st September 2022 The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on former president Jacob Zuma and his legal team to withdraw the private prosecution launched... 

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Happiness index shows South Africans are furious about load-shedding - and it could lead to protests

By: News24Wire      21st September 2022 The announcement of Stage 6 load-shedding has caused increased feelings of fear, anger and disgust among South Africans, according to an index... 

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Raymond Suttner

ANC governments caused the problems: they cannot be the ones to resolve them

19th September 2022 The country is in the grip of a range of crises that need to be resolved if democracy is to be salvaged, and people are to be rescued from hunger,... 

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William Ruto is now in charge of Kenya’s shaky economy: where to start

16th September 2022 Kenya’s President William Ruto, sworn in as new President on 13 September 2022, has inherited an economy saddled with debt, inflation, joblessness... 

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Somalia on the brink of famine: aid efforts risk failing marginalised communities yet again

16th September 2022 Somalia is facing a humanitarian crisis of enormous severity and magnitude. This follows four failed rainy seasons, protracted conflict, political... 

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Terrorists’ use of tech in West Africa must be contained

16th September 2022 When al-Shabaab attacked the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya in 2013, the group live-blogged the terrifying event on Twitter, taunting the... 

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Overseas Development Institute

Climate change, conflict and displacement: five key misconceptions

6th September 2022 Media and policy attention often take an alarmist tone when it comes to displacement crises and the complex interplay of drivers: climate and... 

Mainstreaming Climate Change and Green Growth into the Project cycle for Lines of Credit - Volume 2

Mainstreaming Climate Change and Green Growth into the Project cycle for Lines of Credit - Volume 2

2nd September 2022 The mainstreaming guidance note provides clear and practicable processes on how The Bank can mainstream climate change (CC) and green growth (GG)... 

Mainstreaming Climate Change and Green Growth into the Project cycle for Lines of Credit - Volume 1

Mainstreaming Climate Change and Green Growth into the Project cycle for Lines of Credit - Volume 1

2nd September 2022 Climate change is at the forefront of national and international agendas. Around the world, calls for climate action are coming from international... 

Scaling climate action through climate technology and innovation by SMEs

Scaling climate action through climate technology and innovation by SMEs

2nd September 2022 Small and Medium-size Enterprises (SMEs) in Africa provide over 50% of Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It is therefore not surprising that... 

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Statements

New Rand Water board appointed

23rd September 2022 A new Board for Rand Water has been appointed; this comes after the term of office of the old Board came to an end on the 19th of September 2022.... 

SADTU Free State mourns the passing on of its former leader

SADTU Free State mourns the passing on of its former leader

23rd September 2022 The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union in Free State is deeply saddened by the untimely demise of its founding member and former Provincial... 

House chairperson Frolick says fluence of youth on lifestyle changes on HIV and Aids must not be underestimated

23rd September 2022 National Assembly House Chairperson for Committees, Oversight and ICT, Mr Cedric Frolick, says the power and influence that young people have in... 

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POPCRU statement of solidarity with Cuba

23rd September 2022 The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Unions (POPCRU) is gravely concerned by and stands in unison with the people of Cuba in North America following... 

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Webber Wentzel

Home Affairs introduces temporary measures to manage pending visa and waiver applications

12th September 2022 The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has introduced further temporary measures in respect of a backlog towards processing outcomes on visa and... 

Tax Consulting SA

SARS’ Smoking Gun? Estimated Tax Assessments through Lifestyle Audits

12th September 2022 Lifestyle audits were initiated by SARS back in 2007, however actual action earnestly began only a few years ago with the arrival of SARS... 

Webber Wentzel

High Court finds that plaintiff's challenge is really a challenge to the resolution approving a scheme of arrangement, which should have been brought statutorily

8th September 2022 The High Court recently ruled that regardless of how a challenge is framed, if it entails a direct or indirect attack on a resolution approving a... 

Werksmans

Product recalls in South Africa

8th September 2022 Product recalls in South Africa and globally have attracted much attention recently. In 2021, Phillips issued a global voluntary recall in respect... 

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ANC governments caused the problems: they cannot be the ones to resolve them

Freedom and xenophobia do not belong together – Freedom must be defended and xenophobia banished

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