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New fund to mobilise public and private funding to climate-proof existing essential infrastructure 

By: Terence Creamer     19th February 2024 President Cyril Ramaphosa has provided some additional background to the Climate Change Response Fund, the formation of which he announced in his... 

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DA threatens court action if ANC doesn't hand over cadre deployment records  

By: Sashnee Moodley     19th February 2024 With the recent Constitutional Court ruling that requires the African National Congress to hand over records relating to its cadre deployment... 

Eastern Congo residents scramble for food and safety as conflict intensifies

By: Reuters     19th February 2024 An intensifying conflict between Democratic Republic of Congo's army and the Tutsi-led M23 rebels, allegedly backed by Rwanda, has disrupted food... 

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South African president Cyril Ramaphosa aims for upbeat tone in annual address, but fails to impress a jaundiced electorate

12th February 2024 This year’s State of the Nation Address – delivered annually in February by South Africa’s president – was bound to be stuffed with electioneering... 

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Impact of Red Sea crisis on Africa – red flag or red herring?

12th February 2024 Still reeling from the effects of COVID-19 and the Ukraine war, African countries face yet another geopolitical hurdle with the Red Sea crisis and... 

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Inclusionary housing: A novel approach to building integrated cities

9th February 2024 Inclusionary housing policy offers a new way of addressing the urban housing crisis in South Africa. It involves private developers contributing to... 

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Tanzania’s elections are vulnerable to state abuse – urgent law reforms are needed

9th February 2024 Tanzania’s electoral law reform is overdue for an overhaul. This was made most apparent by the 2019 local elections and the 2020 general elections.... 

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Going Beyond the Infrastructure Funding Gap - A South African Perspective

Going Beyond the Infrastructure Funding Gap - A South African Perspective

1st February 2024 Closing South Africa’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) gap will require significant infrastructure and related spending, informed by the right... 

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Security and climate change implications for humanitarian, development and peace-building programmes in Somalia

30th January 2024 As part of the project ‘Catalysing cohesive action on climate and security’, ODI and the Center for Climate and Security hosted a workshop from 3-4... 

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SA’s performance in Corruption Perceptions Index disappoints – Corruption Watch 

By: Thabi Shomolekae     30th January 2024 Non-profit organisation Corruption Watch noted on Tuesday that South Africa continues on a downward trajectory on corruption, saying with elections... 

The national hearing report into the July 2021 unrest in Gauteng and KZN

The national hearing report into the July 2021 unrest in Gauteng and KZN

29th January 2024 The 2021 July Unrest, which unfolded primarily in the KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng Provinces occurred amidst a tense social, economic, and political... 

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DA to lodge appeal to declare cadre deployment unconstitutional

21st February 2024 The DA notes today’s judgement by the Gauteng High Court in the DA’s case against cadre deployment. The DA has already instructed our legal team to... 

DA releases cadre deployment corruption documents received so far

DA releases cadre deployment corruption documents received so far

21st February 2024 The DA releases for public and media review all cadre deployment documents provided so far by the ANC in accordance with a constitutional court... 

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DA welcomes Premier Winde’s move for a substantive motion on corrupt municipalities

21st February 2024 The DA in the Western Cape welcomes the announcement by Premier Alan Winde in his reply to the State of the Province address on his intention to... 

Election Day on 29 May: Bring It On

Election Day on 29 May: Bring It On

21st February 2024 Today President Cyril Ramaphosa officially announced the upcoming general election scheduled for May 29. The DA welcomes this crucial announcement... 

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108 Corporates Seek Trusted Employer Scheme Status: 65 Approved, Implementation Imminent

9th February 2024 A significant milestone unfolds in the corporate realm as the Department of Home Affairs confirms that roughly 108 major corporations pursue... 

Tax Consulting SA

Choosing Your Tax Debt Negotiation A-Team – Specialists or Spam

8th February 2024 As a taxpayer with an insurmountable mountain of tax debt owed to SARS, sleepless nights and grey hair are commonplace. With your quality-of-life... 

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Privacy: human right or fallacy in the digital world?

8th February 2024 “The real question is, when will we draft an artificial intelligence bill of rights? What will that consist of? And who will get to decide that?”... 

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A Snapshot of COP28: the good, the bad and the promising

8th February 2024 It has been almost two months since the United Nations (“UN“) Climate Change Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate... 

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