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Unemployment rate rises to 32.5%  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd February 2021 South Africa's official unemployment rate increased by 1.7 percentage points to 32.5% in the fourth quarter of 2020, the highest since Statistics... 

Unemployment rate rises to 32.5%

Mohamed Bazoum extends lead in Niger's presidential election runoff

By: Reuters     23rd February 2021 Niger's ruling party candidate Mohamed Bazoum has solidified his lead in a presidential election runoff meant to usher in the first democratic... 

Harmony starts on first 10 MW of own solar, keen to pursue next 20 MW

Harmony starts on first 10 MW of own solar, keen to pursue next 20 MW 

By: Martin Creamer     23rd February 2021 Gold mining company Harmony Gold, which is in the process of introducing 30 MW of own-generation solar power into its electricity mix, has begun... 

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Covid-19: what happens if some countries don't vaccinate?

Covid-19: what happens if some countries don't vaccinate?

16th February 2021 Some countries, such as Tanzania and Madagascar, have issued statements saying they do not have plans to vaccinate their populations against... 

 Presidentialism shouldn’t trump democracy in the DRC

Presidentialism shouldn’t trump democracy in the DRC

16th February 2021 Two years after winning the historic 2018 election, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi recently dismantled the... 

 Electric vehicle battery manufacturing: Why SADC needs to act now

Electric vehicle battery manufacturing: Why SADC needs to act now

16th February 2021 As we try to navigate the disruption that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused to our lives and livelihoods, I listen to people talk about what they... 

Is Johannesburg the most radioactive city in the world?

Is Johannesburg the most radioactive city in the world?

16th February 2021 South African advocacy groups have claimed Johannesburg is the most radioactive city on Earth, because of the mining of uranium-rich gold fields.... 

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Slowing the population growth rate is vital for South Africa’s economic recovery

Slowing the population growth rate is vital for South Africa’s economic recovery

3rd February 2021 The South African economy is currently on its knees, with public policymakers seized with finding solutions to bring about economic recovery. In... 

 Global report on health data systems and capacity, 2020

Global report on health data systems and capacity, 2020

2nd February 2021 The first global assessment on the status and capacity of health information systems in 133 countries, covering 87% of the global population. It... 

Covid-19 TERS Corruption at Work

Covid-19 TERS Corruption at Work

1st February 2021 The release of the Corruption Watch Covid-19 TERS Corruption at Work report highlights the experiences of whistle-blowers short-changed by... 

Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Persons

Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Persons

29th January 2021 People on the move of all categories continue to bear the brunt of the fallout from the pandemic. This is sometimes referred to as the... 

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National budget adopts correct approach in Covid-19-induced tough economic times – SEIFSA 

National budget adopts correct approach in Covid-19-induced tough economic times – SEIFSA 

25th February 2021 The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern African (SEIFSA) welcomes the national budget presented by Finance Minister Tito... 

Zondo commission – Study groups hinder parliament oversight, says former minister

Zondo commission – Study groups hinder parliament oversight, says former minister

25th February 2021 Former state security minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba says the practice of ANC study groups in Parliament needs a re-look, as they hamper the... 

NEHAWU on the 2021 Budget Speech

NEHAWU on the 2021 Budget Speech

25th February 2021 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) notes the tabling of the 2021 Appropriation Bill, 2021 Special Appropriation... 

DA gives notice of proposed amendments to Disaster Management Act

DA gives notice of proposed amendments to Disaster Management Act

25th February 2021 The Democratic Alliance (DA) will introduce draft legislation to limit the power of the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs... 

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Press Offices

New Minimum Wage Increases Effective From 1 March 2021

New Minimum Wage Increases Effective From 1 March 2021

9th February 2021 The national minimum wage (NMW), as well as minimum wages in some other sectors, will increase with effect from 1 March 2021. The minimum wage of... 

Increase To BCEA Earnings Threshold

Increase To BCEA Earnings Threshold

9th February 2021 On 8 February 2021 the Minister of Employment and Labour, Thembelani Waltermade Nxesi, published a Government Gazette providing for the increase of... 

SARS’ Lifeline Can Save SMEs From Drowning in Tax Debt

SARS’ Lifeline Can Save SMEs From Drowning in Tax Debt

9th February 2021 In these uncertain times many small to medium enterprises (SMEs) do not have the financial means to settle large debts which have accrued to the... 

Reversion of a Sectional Title Real Right of Extension back to The Land Register

Reversion of a Sectional Title Real Right of Extension back to The Land Register

5th February 2021 We were consulted by a client who had acquired the real right of extension in an industrial sectional title scheme where he initially planned to... 

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