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SECTION27 says NPO funding must be addressed to avoid another Life Esidimeni

By: Thabi Shomolekae     10th May 2024 Public interest law center SECTION27 has demanded that the Gauteng Department of Social Development pay non-profit organisations their subsidies to... 

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Zuma in court seeking right to run in South Africa's pivotal election  

By: Reuters     10th May 2024 South Africa's top court began hearing legal arguments on Friday on whether ex-president Jacob Zuma can run for parliament, a case whose outcome... 

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Mozambique's president says northern town under Islamist attack

By: Reuters     10th May 2024 Mozambique's army is fighting Islamist insurgents who launched a major attack on the northern town of Macomia on Friday morning, President Filipe... 

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African countries can’t resolve their debt crisis under a system rigged against them

6th May 2024 The debt situation in many African countries has escalated again to a critical juncture. Twenty are in, or at risk of, debt distress. Three... 

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Waste pickers play a key role in the fight against plastic pollution – insights from South Africa into how their voices can be heard

3rd May 2024 Our addiction to plastics is trashing the planet, exacerbating global heating and threatening our very survival. Since 2022, the UN has been... 

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The challenges African election bodies face go beyond ‘democratic backsliding’ – analysis

3rd May 2024 Election management bodies are essential democratic institutions. To deliver national polls effectively, they need to be properly resourced,... 

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Ukraine steps up its charm offensive in Africa

3rd May 2024 Ukraine has opened several new African embassies, still hoping for a better return on its investment. While struggling ever harder to prevent... 

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26th April 2024 The Triple Billion Targets Policy Solutions Matrix has been developed to help bridge the step from data to delivery by collating some of the latest... 

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Global economic fracturing and shifting investment patterns

26th April 2024 The report spotlights 10 major shifts in global foreign direct investment (FDI). It reveals how the combination of structural transformations in... 

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Commodity Markets Outlook, April 2024

26th April 2024 The conflict in the Middle East has been exerting upward pressures on prices of key commodities, notably oil and gold. High commodity prices,... 

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Integrity at Oxfam: 1 October 2022 – 30 September 2023

26th April 2024 At Oxfam, we fight against inequality to end poverty and injustice. We advocate for economic justice, gender equality, and climate action and bring... 

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Vote DA to stop ANC's North West jobs bloodbath

15th May 2024 The ANC’s jobs bloodbath continues to rob more than a million North West residents from the dignity that comes with a job. Statistics SA released... 

Second consecutive increase in the number of unemployed is concerning

Second consecutive increase in the number of unemployed is concerning

15th May 2024 The official unemployment rate was 32,9% in the first quarter of 2024, up from 32,1% in the fourth quarter of 2023. This is a worrying second... 

Tribute to the late Justice Yvonne Mokgoro

14th May 2024 Those appointed to South Africa’s first Constitutional Court in October 1994 faced huge challenges. Among them was the need to persuade the new... 

ActionSA Urges Walter Sisulu University to Uphold Governance Principles of Financial Accountability Central to Effective University Management 

ActionSA Urges Walter Sisulu University to Uphold Governance Principles of Financial Accountability Central to Effective University Management 

14th May 2024 ActionSA urges Walter Sisulu University to uphold principles of good financial accountability which are central to the effective management of... 

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PRECCA updates emphasise third-party accountability and proactive anti-corruption

30th April 2024 South Africa is continuously suffering from the effects of corruption and drainage of resources, some of which were highlighted in the State... 

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LAC finds that an employee who was dimissed for recreational cannabis use at home was unfairly discriminated against

29th April 2024 In the recent case of Enever v Barloworld Equipment South Africa, a Division of Barloworld South Africa (Pty) Ltd (JA86/22) [2024] ZALAC (23 April... 

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Herbert Smith Freehills promotes Ernst Müller to director in Johannesburg

29th April 2024 Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills is promoting Ernst Müller to director. His appointment takes effect on 1 May 2024.  Ernst is... 

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How the two-pot system will affect the hospitality industry

29th April 2024 Allowing financially stretched fund members to withdraw a limited amount of money from their pension savings from what’s known as a savings pot,... 

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