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Chad interim president Deby kicks off campaign for vote set to end junta rule

By: Reuters     15th April 2024 Chad's interim President Mahamat Idriss Deby kicked off his presidential campaign on Sunday for an election next month meant to end three years of... 

Chad interim president Deby kicks off campaign for vote set to end junta rule

Donors hope to raise more than $1-billion for Sudan a year into war

By: Reuters     15th April 2024 Donors will hopefully pledge "well over a billion euros," ($1.07-billion) for war-torn Sudan at an aid conference in Paris on Monday on the first... 

Nigeria's anti-graft agency recovers nearly $30 million in corruption probe

By: Reuters     15th April 2024 Nigeria's anti-corruption agency has recovered $28.88-million after launching an investigation into alleged fraud at a government ministry... 

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Eswatini’s democratic reform process in jeopardy

8th April 2024 Fifteen months after the murder of political activist Thulani Maseko, the political reform movement he ably led also seems to have died. If it were... 

Africa Check

Has Lagos governor made the city one of the world's most liveable? Five claims about Nigeria's business capital fact-checked

8th April 2024 Lagos governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu discussed the challenges of governing the state while defending his record since assuming office in 2019.... 

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South Africa’s conservation model: why expanding the use of biodiversity to generate money is a good idea

5th April 2024 South Africa’s government is calling for public comments on an updated version of its existing biodiversity economy plan. The National Biodiversity... 

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Abandon ship: uncrewed vessels threaten Africa’s maritime security

5th April 2024 As technology advances, African states must prepare for the crewless future of naval threats. Maritime drone deployment in offensive operations in... 

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An oath to uphold Human Rights – A manifesto for South African political parties and candidates

An oath to uphold Human Rights – A manifesto for South African political parties and candidates

3rd April 2024 It is crucial for political parties and candidates contesting elections to commit to ensure that the human rights of all are upheld ahead of and... 

Overseas Development Institute

Putting the 'just' in Just Energy Transition Partnerships: What role for the multilateral development banks?

3rd April 2024 Amidst the excitement surrounding country platforms like Just Energy Transition Partnerships, one question remains largely unanswered: what does... 

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Beyond accountability as feedback: Lessons from Somalia in holding humanitarian responses to account

3rd April 2024 ‘Accountability to affected people’, as it is currently most commonly understood, focuses on providing channels for feedback and relatively... 

Overseas Development Institute

One size won't fit all: Designing country platforms for different political contexts

3rd April 2024 Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETPs) in South Africa, Viet Nam, Indonesia and Senegal provide promising examples of how climate-related... 

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Empty promises - still no improvement at Boitumelo Regional Hospital

Empty promises - still no improvement at Boitumelo Regional Hospital

16th April 2024 The Democratic Alliance (DA) conducted another oversight visit to the Boitumelo Regional Hospital in Kroonstad to assess the progress of the... 

SACP condemns the apartheid Israeli settler state’s continued genocide on Palestinian people and military aggression against other states 

SACP condemns the apartheid Israeli settler state’s continued genocide on Palestinian people and military aggression against other states 

16th April 2024 The South African Communist Party (SACP) strongly condemns the apartheid Israeli settler state’s continuing genocide on Palestinian people and... 

More than 200 doctors still waiting for community service placement

More than 200 doctors still waiting for community service placement

16th April 2024 The DA will write to Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, regarding information we received that more than 200 doctors that have successfully completed... 

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu

President Ramaphosa finally stands up to Lindiwe Zulu and refuses Mchunu-appointment

16th April 2024 The DA notes that President Cyril Ramaphosa has finally taken the smallest of stands against Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu by snubbing... 

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Partnership between the FSCA and B-BBEE Commission in pursuit of transformation in the financial sector

2nd April 2024 On 5 March 2024, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Trade, Industry... 

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Employers must learn to walk the Labour Law tightrope

2nd April 2024 Section 23(1) of the Constitution of South Africa provides that “Everyone has the right to fair labour practices.” This would mean that both... 

Tax Consulting SA

SARS Wheels Against Eskom Corruption Turning Slowly, but Days are Numbered

28th March 2024 Like all strategic movers, SARS has been biding its time in addressing corruption amidst South African SOEs, taking a few direct, or indirect shots... 

SchoemanLaw

The Age of Technology and the Rise of Workplace Misconduct – How Should You Protect Your Business?

28th March 2024 Unfortunately, some employees may engage in acts of misconduct from time to time in the workplace. The figures related to the number of disputes... 

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